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Police News

March 31, 2014

Crash injures two passengers

A three-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon at the intersection of C.R. 9 and C.R. 38 injured two people.

According to Elkhart County police, a 2013 Chrysler 300 traveling south on C.R. 9 entered the intersection at C.R. 38 when it collided with a 2001 Dodge Dakota traveling east on C.R. 38.

Police said the Chrysler, driven by Brett Shaske, of Elkhart, then struck a northbound 2005 Chevrolet 1500 driven by James Grosse, of Michigan City, which was at the stop sign at the intersection.

Police said passengers in Shaske’s and Grosse’s vehicles were injured. Judy Shaske, 49 was transported with a complaint of leg pain and Kimberly Sevick, 51, was transported with a complaint of neck pain, police said. Both were taken to Elkhart General Hospital.

Police cited Brett Shaske for failure to yield right of way and arrested the Dodge Dakota’s driver, Brett Stutzman for an outstanding warrant. He was transported to Elkhart County jail.

Crash reports

• Dustin Miller of Middlebury told Goshen police Saturday that he was involved in a hit-and-run accident Thursday in the 100 block of Purl Street in Goshen. Miller told police the driver of a car drove away after Miller’s car was scraped.

Theft/burglary reports

• Larry Harris, 43, 801 Benham Ave, Elkhart, was arrested on a charge of theft of items from Meijer at 4522 Elkhart Road, Goshen on Saturday at 4:07 p.m. He was transported to Elkhart County jail.

• Robert Fink of Goshen, told Goshen police that his toolbox full of tools was stolen from 411 N. Main St. Saturday around 5 p.m.

Arrests made

• Steven Robbins, 20, of 214 Olive St., Goshen, David Hawkins, 18, of 513 Colorado St., Goshen and a 15-year-old male were arrested on charges of illegal consumption of alcohol and possession of marijuana at the 7-Eleven, 1000 S. Main St., Goshen Saturday at 9:07 p.m. Robbins and Hawkins were transported to Elkhart County jail and the juvenile was released to his parent.

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