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Spotlight 2021

Law and order in the family: Pierangeli takes the reins as Berrien County prosecutor

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ST. JOSEPH — When Berrien County Prosecutor Steve Pierangeli was a child growing up in Southfield, Mich., he wanted to be a professional baseball player.

“But that wasn’t going to work out,” he said. “My talent level wasn’t quite good enough for my ambitions, but that’s alright.”


Steve Pierangeli took over as the new Berrien County prosecutor in January. He has a number of ideas aimed at reducing youth violence and drug use.

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