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January 3, 2014

Police news for Jan. 3, 2014

The following crashes were reported by Elkhart County police:

• A driver was injured in a single-vehicle crash at U.S. Hwy 20, west of U.S. Hwy 33 in Elkhart Thursday. According to Elkhart County police, the crash occurred at 4:23 a.m. when 1997 Ford F150 truck driven by Todd Bourne, 42, Mishawaka, lost control on the snow- and ice-covered road and hit a metal support leg for the large U.S. 33 exit sign, damaging the sign. Bourne was transported to Elkhart General Hospital because of back and head pain. Bourne was ticketed for driving too fast for conditions requiring an appropriate reduction of speed.

• A driver was transported to a local hospital after a single-vehicle crash Tuesday at U.S. 6, west of C.R. 127 near New Paris. At 10:25 p.m., Katelynn Jessie, 23, Syracuse, lost control of her 2010 Ford Focus on the snow-covered road and entered a ditch. She was treated and released for complaint of chest pain and no citations were issued.

Theft/burglary reports

• Julie Gaspar and James Hargrove Jr., told Elkhart County police someone opened the door of a pole building at 21750 State Line Road, Bristol, between 1:30 p.m. Sunday and 11 p.m. Monday. Inventory of the building is pending, police said.

• Regina Mulins, Goshen, told Goshen police of fraud sometime Dec. 3.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• James Hughey, 53631 Pheasant Ridge Drive, Bristol, told Elkhart County police that someone threw an item over the fence of his back yard and damaged his winter pool cover and threw lights from his fence on the ground at 10 p.m. Dec. 28.

• Robert Zawacki, 457 Brookside Manor, Goshen, reported a case of criminal trespass to Goshen police at 7:08 a.m. Wednesday.

• Goshen police were dispatched to the Conoco Gas Station, 112 W. Pike St., Goshen, following a report of a male exposing himself to the female clerk at 8:44 p.m. Wednesday.

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  • Police cars hit in multi-county chase According to Middlebury police, officer Gary Smith attempted to locate a silver Saturn leaving McDonald’s on Ind. 13, near U.S. 20 in Middlebury at 11:30 p.m. Monday. Jonathan Gaby, 31, Middlebury, the driver of the Saturn was reported to be allegedly intoxicated.

    August 20, 2014

  • Goshen crash injures driver A two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. 33 and Ind. 4 injured one driver, according to Goshen police reports. Shortly before 2:30 p.m. Saturday, a 2009 Nissan Cube driven by Emily N. Lee, 18, was northbound on U.S. 33 near

    August 17, 2014

  • Goshen woman guilty of stealing government property Crystal Riggs, 48, Goshen, pled guilty to felony theft of government property in federal court in South Bend. The magistrate judge is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea. Parties have 14 days in which to object to the

    August 15, 2014

  • NWS GN140815 apartment fire Suspicious bottle found at Concord High School According to Elkhart County Sheriff’s Capt. Jim Bradberry, police responded to Concord High School, 59117 Minuteman Way, Elkhart, Wednesday at 6:51 p.m. to a suspicious bottle that was found on the south side of the high school.

    August 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man pleads guilty to assault with knife Andrew Adkins, 26, Goshen, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of battery by means of a deadly weapon, a Class C felony. According to a statement from the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office, Adkins was scheduled for trial Tuesday in Elkhart Superio

    August 14, 2014

  • One killed, one hurt in separate wrecks One person was killed and another badly injured in two unrelated crashes in Elkhart and Noble counties over the weekend.

    August 10, 2014

  • Gn140808 nicholas rushlow mug CIRCUIT COURT: Elkhart's Rushlow sentenced to 58 years for attempted murder GOSHEN — An Elkhart man was sentenced to 58 years in prison after a jury convicted him of attempted murder last month. Nicholas A. Rushlow, 32, Elkhart, was charged with felony attempted murder and felony criminal recklessness when his case went to t

    August 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140807 Mishler funeral home break in Aug 5th.jpg Police: Warsaw man broke into funeral home for children's DVDs

    A Warsaw man was arrested after police said they found him crawling out of a broken window at Mishler Funeral Home in Milford Tuesday morning.

    August 6, 2014 2 Photos

  • GN140802 Vehicle fire Fiery crash reported near Topeka

    LaGrange County 911 dispatchers received a call at 2:50 p.m. Thursday of a two-vehicle crash at 6765 W. 300 South near Topeka stating the vehicles were on fire.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Burglary suspect arrested within minutes Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department apprehended a burglary suspect Wednesday morning, just north of Leesburg, within 12 minutes of the crime.

    July 31, 2014


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