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 
April 15, 2014  Traffic Crash at US 131 and I-94 
April 14, 2014  Two-Vehicle Traffic Crash Leaves One Person with Non-Life Threatening Injuries 
April 13, 2014  Father and Daughter Struck by Car 
April 12, 2014  Fire at home on Redstock
March 22, 2014  Fire at Portage Nail Salon 
February 18, 2014  Portage Firefighter Injured in House Fire on Pleasant Drive 
February 17, 2014  Armed Robbery Suspect in Custody 
February 13, 2014  Apartment Fire on Barrington Sends One Resident to the Hospital
February 12, 2014  Update to Armed Robbery at Woodbridge Harding's Store 
February 10, 2014  Heavy Smoke and Fire Damage to Home Undergoing Renovation 
February 10, 2014  Armed Robbery at Woodbridge Harding's Store 
February 9, 2014  Portage Man Critically Injured in South Westnedge Avenue Accident. 
January 24, 2014  Traffic Crash on I-94 Results in No Injuries
January 14, 2014  Cattle Trailer Opens on US 131 and Releases Two Cows
January 11, 2014  PFD Responds to Mobile Home Fire with Assistance from Neighboring Units
January 9, 2014  Multiple Car Accident on I-94 
December 24, 2013  Update on Pedestrian Struck by Pickup 
December 21, 2013  Pedestrian Struck by Pickup on Romence Road 
December 17, 2013  Officer Shoots Armed Suspect 
December 12, 2013  Fire at Holiday Motel 
December 12, 2013  Department of Public Safety Searching for Missing Person 
December 1, 2013  Two-Car Accident on Sprinkle Road Results in Fatality 
November 28, 2013  Vehicle Crashes into Home on Cranston Street 
November 23, 2013  Attempted Strong-Armed Robbery at Portage Business
November 21, 2013  Update on South Westnedge Motorcycle Accident 
November 20, 2013  Passenger Vehicle Crashes into Home 
November 19, 2013  Motorcycle Involved in Accident on South Westnedge 
November 15, 2013  Fatal Traffic Accident on Sprinkle Road (Update) 
November 14, 2013  Fatal Traffic Accident on Sprinkle Road 
November 11, 2013 Traffic Enforcement on Westnedge and Melody
November 7, 2013  School Bus Involved in Traffic Accident 
November 1, 2013  Home Invasion and Assault 
November 1, 2013  Fall/Winter Parking on Streets