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November 26, 2012

Police news for Nov. 26, 2012

Two local drivers were injured in one-vehicle crashes this weekend.

• Aaron Hargrove, 32, of Goshen was traveling eastbound on C.R. 18, west of C.R. 19 at 6:34 p.m. Saturday when a deer ran in front of his 2005 Honda. According to Elkhart County police, he swerved to miss the deer and ran off the south side of the street. He was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for shoulder pain from his seatbelt, head and leg pain. No law enforcement action was taken.

• Steven Briskie, 39, of Elkhart was driving westbound on C.R. 16 at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, according to Elkhart County police, when his 2002 Ford Explorer drifted off the roadway on the north side of the road. Police said Briskie over-corrected and travelled across C.R. 16 and collided with a tree on the southside of C.R. 16. He was transported to Memorial Hospital for head injuries.

Driver reportedly leaves scene of crash

• Stephen Sailor, 1715 Elizabeth St., Elkhart, reported to Goshen police that he was traveling west on Pike St. at 11:05 p.m. Saturday. A driver in a tractor trailer next to him crossed into his lane and struck the driver’s side of his vehicle and left the area.

Theft/burglary reports

• Geneva Mosurak, 216 N. Ninth St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole her purse from her vehicle while parked at her residence at approximately 2 p.m. Saturday.

• James Bacon, 203 E. Garfield St., Goshen, reported to Goshen police someone stole his license plate at approximately 10:36 a.m. Saturday.

• Gary Gard, 500 Mercer Ave., Goshen, reported to Goshen police his 2004 Volkswagen was broken into while parked at 500 Mercer Ave., between 8 a.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday. Several items were stolen, he said.

• Carla Bocanegra, 412 E. Wilden Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a gray and maroon girls mountain bicycle from her residence Saturday.

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