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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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Goshen City Council member Dixie Robinson is asking residents to make an effort to clean up their yards this spring. The city’s Dial-A-Truck program is available to haul trash away. Do you think there are more unsightly properties in Goshen this year than five years ago?

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