Public Safety News Releases

The following news releases are published by the Portage Department of Public Safety. For further information, call (269) 329-4560, or email.

 

Date  Title 
November 18, 2014  Department of Public Safety Responds to Garage Fire on Brigham 
November 17, 2014  Portage Police Arrest Barricaded Subject in Domestic Disturbance 
November 16, 2014 Residential Fire on Oakside
November 15, 2014  Icy Roads Contribute to Traffic Accident 
November 13, 2014  School Bullying  
November 11, 2014  Update on Missing Person 
November 11, 2014  Portage Police Seek Suspect Who Fled From Traffic Stop 
November 7, 2014  Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment 
November 7, 2014  Ten-year-old Vicksburg Child Killed in Traffic Accident
November 4, 2014  Rollover Accident on US 131 
October 31, 2014  Road Rage Incident Results in Two Arrests 
October 20, 2014  Portage Police Asking for Public's Help Locating Missing Person
October 3, 2014  Vehicle Stolen in Portage Crashes Into Building in Kalamazoo, Causing a Fire 
October 2, 2014  Report of Attempted Abduction Proves False 
September 28, 2014  Car Crashes into Home on South Westnedge Avenue 
September 27, 2014  Residential Fire on Ramona Avenue 
September 25, 2014  Wanted Suspects in Computer Thefts from Wal-Mart 
September 20, 2014  Multiple Car Crash on South Westnedge Avenue 
September 18, 2014 Suspicious Driver Contacts Children 
September 11, 2014  Two-car Accident Results in Minor Injuries 
September 10, 2014  Car/Train Accident on Shaver Road and West Melody 
September 7, 2014  Motorcycle Accident on US 131 Injures Two
September 5, 2014  Driver Flees Rollover Accident at I-94 / US-131 Interchange 
August 30, 2014  Portage Fire Division Dispatched to Townhouse Fire on Applegrove 
August 25, 2014  Subjects Flee Wal-Mart with Stolen Laptops 
August 23, 2014  Subject with Knife Flees from Portage Officer 
August 20, 2014  Vitamin Bottle Tampering at Meijer Stores - Portage Police Advise Consumers to be Cautious 
August 19, 2014  Bicycle Safety Adventure - Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m. to 12 noon.