SAINT CLAIR COUNTY
Bitter cold causes more flooding concerns along St. Clair River
EAST CHINA, Mich. – A State of Emergency was declared in Saint Clair County due to the flooding along its titular river -- and ongoing cold weather is expected to bring more ice jams, causing more flooding concerns for residents. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for southeastern Saint Clair County until 10 a.m. Tuesday. The jam forced the St. Clair River to overflow, causing water to surround the homes nearby. READ: Ice jams cause significant flooding along St. Clair River“Came right over the top. More information on the survey can be found on the Be Ready St. Clair County website here or its official Facebook page here.
State of Emergency declared in St. Clair County due to flood damage
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Mich. – A State of Emergency was declared in Saint Clair County due to the flooding along its titular river. Ice jams have caused the Saint Clair River to flood significantly. The State of Emergency was declared due to widespread damages to property caused by the flooding. Citizens who are impacted by flooding to their properties are encouraged to utilize the online self-reporting survey to catalogue and report damage. More information on the survey can be found on the Be Ready St. Clair County website here or its official Facebook page here.
Police: No suspicious death investigation at Clay Township mobile home park
CLAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Contrary to previous reports, police in Saint Clair County were not investigating a suspicious death Sunday. Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit originally were told Sunday that a body was found in Channelview Mobile Home Park off Seaway Drive in Clay Township, just north of the Saint Clair River. Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit reported police were calling the death suspicious. However, on Monday police said this is not a suspicious death investigation and that they never did call it such. They said officers were at the park on Sunday to investigate a death, but nothing about it was suspicious.
Belleville man killed in jet ski, boat crash on Lake St. Clair
ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Mich. – A 30-year-old man has died after the jet ski he was operating collided with a boat on Lake St. Clair on Saturday afternoon. Police say the crash occurred at about 7 p.m. near the mouth of Big Muscamoot Bay. Officials say the operator of the boat initially fled the scene but was later located near Metro Beach. The boat operator did not sustain any injuries in the crash, police said. The crash occurred in the same area of the lake where the Raft Off event took place Saturday -- a boating event that attracts large crowds of people each year.