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 
June 21, 2016  No Injuries Reported at Garage Fire on Monticello 
June 14, 2016  Fire at Single Family Home on Schuring Road 
June 5, 2016  Occupant Treated for Smoke Inhalation at Structure Fire on West Centre Avenue
May 29, 2016  House Fire on Robinswood 
May 20, 2016  Subjects Using Counterfeit Currency Arrested 
May 19, 2016  Department of Public Safety Looking for Suspects Who Stole Backhoe 
May 19, 2016  Hit-and-Run Accident on Portage Road 
May 11, 2016  Rollover Accident on Angling Road 
May 10, 2016  Subject Arrested for Stabbing 
May 5, 2016  Woman in Critical Condition after Stabbing
May 2, 2016  Fraud Against Senior Citizens 
April 26, 2016  Update on Possible Gunshots 
April 26, 2016  Origin of Gunshots Unknown
April 22, 2016  Personal Injury Accident in Construction Zone of US 131 
April 9, 2016  Vehicle Rollover on US 131 Results in Fatality 
March 23, 2016  Suspicious Fire Under Investigation 
March 18, 2016  Portage Fire Receives Accredited Agency Status 
March 17, 2016  Response to Active Shooters Training Offered by Portage Police
March 14, 2016  Portage Police Respond to Shooting at The Renaissance 
March 8, 2016  Residential Fire on Eagle Court Contained Quickly by Portage Fire Division 
February 8, 2016  Portage Police Seek Help to Identify Suspects of Theft 
February 7, 2016  No Injuries Reported at Apartment Fire on Meredith 
February 4, 2016  Residential Fire on Missouri Street Results in Approximately $12,000 in Damages 
February 3, 2016  Two-Car Accident at Sprinkle Road and Meredith Street Causes Serious Injuries 
January 18, 2016  Residential Fire on Handel Street 
January 10, 2016  Fleeing Vehicle Causes Fatal Accident