Just before midnight Tuesday a 32-year-old Battle Creek woman approached a police officer, and said she had been given two suspicious $100 bills. She told officers that she went to a gas station with the money, and the clerk told her it was counterfeit.
At this time no contaminants have been identified, but some customers are experiencing discoloration in their water. Water samples have been taken for testing, and once test results have come back negative for anything harmful the advisory will be lifted after 24 hours.
The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office says that around 12:47am Saturday, they were called to a business in the 800 block of North Ave. in Pennfield Township, after a victim says an unknown man jumped into their vehicle and drove off.
Calhoun County’s Solid Waste Management program, as part of the Southwest Michigan Solid Waste Consortium, has received part of a $90,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to deal with scrap tire cleanup