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September 22, 2013

Police news for Sept. 22, 2013

A Cromwell driver suffered head injuries in a one-vehicle crash Friday north of Syracuse.

The collision occurred around 10:30 p.m. on C.R. 29, north of C.R. 52. Elkhart County police said A 2004 Honda two-door driven by Alyssa R. Gortney, 24, Cromwell, went off the west side of the road and struck a tree.

Gortney told police she fell asleep while driving. She was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Crash reports

• A driver was hurt in a one-vehicle crash near Benton Saturday morning.

The mishap occurred around 8:23 a.m. on C.R. 44, east of C.R. 33. Elkhart County police said Tod W. Debolt, 45, Millersburg, was driving west in a 1994 Jeep Wrangler. A piece of the steering wheel came off, and when Debolt went to tend to the piece the Jeep went off the north side of C.R. 44 and struck a utility pole. After striking the pole, the vehicle rolled onto its top.

Debolt suffered shoulder pain as a result of the crash and was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital.

• A two-vehicle collision injured a passenger two miles north of Nappanee Friday night.

The crash occurred at Ind. 19 and C.R. 46 around 7:11 p.m. Elkhart County police said a 2004 Ford Explorer driven by Max Trivett, 20, Goshen, collided with the rear of a 2013 Lexus ES350 driven by Bart Bemiller, 50, Wakarusa.

A passenger in the Lexus, Keri Bemiller, 42, Wakarusa, suffered head pain as a result of the crash and was transported to Elkhart General Hospital.

Police said Trivett was cited for making an unsafe start.

Theft/burglary reports

• Rose Medina of Goshen told city police Friday that someone was using her Social Security number.

• Marilyn England of Warsaw told Goshen police Friday that someone stole her Dewalt power tool from her workplace at Dutchman RV, Areo plant, 2015 E. Kercher Road.

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    July 28, 2014

  • Police news for July 27, 2014 Drug-related arrestsA Middlebury man was arrested Friday morning on two drug-related charges and driving with a suspended license. According to Goshen police, Martin Brown, 26, was stopped at 6:10 a.m. for failing to signal within 200 feet of a turn

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  • Elkhart man arrested after hitting utility pole A 2007 Lincoln MKZ driven by Robert Maxey, 25, Elkhart, was eastbound on C.R. 4, east of C.R. 5 near Elkhart. According to Elkhart County police, the vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a utility pole at 12:27 a.m. Friday. Maxey was transported to

    July 25, 2014

  • Abandoned animals removed from home Goshen police and Humane Society of Elkhart County officer Dan Scott were called to 416 N. Eighth Street in Goshen Thursday afternoon for abandoned animals in the unoccupied residence.

    July 25, 2014

  • Red D Mart armed robbery New Paris Police ask for public's help in identifying would-be robber

    Elkhart County police have released still photos captured from video of the man who attempted to hold up Red D Mart gas station, 68310 Ind. 15, New Paris, on Saturday, July 19.

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  • POLICE NEWS FOR JULY 23: Police determine car fire at Linway Plaza was a suicide attempt Following a four-month investigation, Goshen police determined that a car fire in the Linway Plaza parking lot on March 19 was an attempted suicide.According to Goshen police, William J. Tully was inside a car that caught fire at 12:11 p.m. March 19

    July 23, 2014

  • GN140723 CR34-Ind. 13 Crash 1 LaGrange man airlifted from scene of crash A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash at Ind. 13 and C.R. 34 at 1:48 p.m. Tuesday. Terry Fry, 44, LaGrange, was airlifted by MedFlight from the scene. Elkhart County police said he was taken to South Bend Memorial Hospital with fractures to

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Suspicious blinking package with battery pack causes police to evacuate business area

    A package with a battery pack and a blinking red light found on the desk of an employee at MSC, 28551 Laura Court, Elkhart, caused police and firefighters to evacuate the area this morning.
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