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June 17, 2011

Police news for June 17, 2011

Man jailed on license violation

At 5:26 a.m. Tuesday, Elkhart County police stopped Sergio Pizana, 21, 237 Brookside Manor, Goshen, on C.R. 17 south of C.R. 20. He was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while never having obtained a license and for an Elkhart County warrant and was transported to the Elkhart County Jail.

Goshen man arrested

At 7:49 p.m. Wednesday, Goshen police arrested Marcos Gonzalez, 29, 39 Roxbury Park, for failing to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in property damage. He was transported to the Elkhart County Jail, where his bond was set at $1,500.

Graffiti reported

Sometime between June 10 and Wednesday, a person spray-painted graffiti on a building at 2515 Lombardi Ave. belonging to Keystone RV.

Shoplifters arrested

At approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday, Goshen police arrested Ngoc Sharp, 34, 60941 Deerfield Drive, and her 15-year-old son on a charge of shoplifting at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road. Sharp was transported to the Elkhart County Jail.

Phone line cut

Laurie Miller, South 15th Street, Goshen, reported someone cut the phone line at her residence sometime between 8 a.m. Monday and 9:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Indentity theft

The following incidents of identity theft were recently reported to Goshen police:

• Russell Evans, Goshen, reported his identification was being used without his permission.

• Geraldine Love, Goshen, reported she and her husband were both victims of fraud/identity theft.


The following acts of vandalism were recently reported to Goshen police:

• Dustin Metzler, Briarwood Boulevard, Goshen, reported his car was damaged by an air soft gun sometime Wednesday.

• A person struck a Goshen city traffic sign at the intersection of Pike Street and Huron Street with their vehicle and then left the scene at approximately 2:15 p.m.


The following thefts were recently reported to Elkhart County police:

• Woodrow Wilson, C.R. 118, Goshen, reported his John Deere riding mower was stolen about three weeks ago.

• A flat screen television was stolen from a recreational vehicle at Horizon Transport, 15655 C.R. 38, Goshen, early Wednesday morning, when a person broke a window to gain entry to the vehicle.

The following thefts were recently reported to Goshen police:

• Wayne Harshberger, South 21st Street, Goshen, reported the license plate was stolen from his vehicle while parked on the street sometime between 8 a.m. April 20 and 8 a.m. Wednesday.

• Lloyd Hoover, Goshen, reported his debit card was used without his permission at the Shell gas station at 112 W. Pike St. on June 2.

• Alexandra Dooley, Goshen, reported money was taken out of her checking account Tuesday.

• Sharon Guthrie, Lincoln Avenue, Goshen, reported a gas grill stolen and a lock to her home damaged sometime between Monday and Wednesday.

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    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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