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March 19, 2014

Motorists injured in recent local crashes

Motorists were injured in recent crashes responded to by local police:

• A one-vehicle crash injured a Bristol man just north of Elkhart Sunday.

The collision occurred around 2:18 p.m. at the John Weaver Parkway and C.R. 6. Elkhart County police said Jesus Granados-Bolanos, 18, Bristol, was driving north in a 2001 Ford E150 van. Police said Granados-Bolanos failed to stop at the intersection and the van struck a guard rail. The vehicle then overturned and struck a tree.

Granados-Bolanos suffered minor bleeding on the brain and a head contusion as a result of the crash. He was airlifted to South Bend Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Police said Granados-Bolanos was cited for speeding, a learner’s permit violation, driving without insurance and disregarding a stop sign.

• A two-vehicle crash injured a mo-ped rider Friday in Goshen.

The mishap occurred around 5:30 a.m. on Wilden Avenue, west of Ind. 15. Goshen police said Brittany Higdon, 24, Goshen, was driving east in a 2011 Chevrolet CZT and attempted to pass a mo-ped operated by Marc Burger, 36, Elkhart. According to police, the front passenger side bumper of the Chevrolet struck the mo-ped, and Burger was ejected.

Burger suffered back pain as a result of the collision and was transported to IU Health Goshen College.

Death investigated

Elkhart County police are investigating the death of man after his body was found along C.R. 9 just north of U.S. 6 Wednesday.

Sgt. Dave Lanzen said the man’s body was discovered early Wednesday afternoon by an Elkhart County Highway Department crew that was repairing potholes. Lanzen said the deceased man lived in the area and the death did not appear suspicious in nature.

Intimidation reported

A Northern Indiana Public Service Co. employee reported an intimidation to Goshen police Monday.

The incident took place around 8:44 a.m. in the 100 block of South Sixth Street. The NIPSCO worker, a 40-year-old Elkhart man, told police that an unhappy customer tried to damage and enter his work vehicle. The customer also threatened bodily harm, according to the police report.

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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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