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 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 
December 31, 2015  Two Firefighters Receive Minor Injuries Responding to Mobile Home Fire 
December 25, 2015  Two Suspects Apprehended in Vehicle Burglaries 
December 24, 2015  Numerous Vehicle Burglaries Reported 
December 15, 2015  Suspects Sought in Theft of Wallet 
November 24, 2015  Fire at Eliason Corporation 
October 19, 2015  Suspect in Police Pursuit Arrested 
October 13, 2015  Pedestrian Struck at South Westnedge Avenue and Shaver Road  
September 26, 2015  Residential Fire on Kibby's Circle 
September 23, 2015  Stabbing at Crossroads Shell 
September 22, 2015  Motorcyclist Hits Downed Tree on Sprinkle Road 
September 20, 2015  Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole on West Milham
September 20, 2015  Single Vehicle Accident on 12th Street
September 13, 2015  Fire Damages One Unit at Airport Inn