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Police News

July 4, 2014

Middlebury pedestrian injured in hit-and-run

Robert Elsworth II, 26, Middlebury, was walking on the side of the road on Ind. 120, east of C.R. 35 near Bristol at 10:58 p.m. Thursday. According to Elkhart County police, an unknown vehicle crossed the white fog line and struck Elsworth, then fled from the scene westbound on Ind. 120. Elsworth was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for complaint of lower leg pain.

The incident remains under investigation.

Theft/burglary reports and arrests

• Mary Wert, 1332 Waterford Crossing Circle, Goshen, reported a theft of money from her residence to Goshen police. The incident occurred at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

• Denis Ewing, 1013 S. Ninth St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his mo-ped at 4 a.m. Thursday and later advised police he located the mo-ped.

• Charles Roberts, 106 S. Seventh St., Goshen, reported his 2011 scooter was stolen from outside his residence to Goshen police at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

• Myran McKnight, 19, 1918 Stevens Ave., Elkhart, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of theft at Wal-Mart, 4024 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 4:09 p.m. Thursday. He was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

• An employee of Redskin Express, 624 Lincolnway East, Goshen, reported to Goshen police someone driving off without paying for gasoline at 5:56 p.m. Thursday.

• Roy Edwards-Sisco, 39, Michigan, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of theft at Wal-Mart, 2304 Lincolnway East, Goshen, at 3:13 p.m. Thursday. He was released on a promise to appear in court.

• Stephanie Higgins of Elkhart, reported her wallet was stolen from Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, Goshen, to Goshen police. The incident occurred at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Vandalism reports

• Employees at First Quality Cleaners & Laundry, 118 E. Clinton St., Goshen, reported criminal mischief to Goshen police at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Other reports

• Goshen Parks and Recreation employees told Goshen police people were sleeping overnight at Rogers park, 102 Chicago Ave., Goshen, at 7:50 a.m. Thursday. The people were advised they could not sleep there anymore.

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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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