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March 9, 2013

Semi driver leaves scene of crash

Anthony E. Holewinski of Goshen told Goshen police his vehicle was struck by a semi in the 2700 block of College Avenue in Goshen at 2:05 p.m. Thursday. The semi left the scene.

Theft/burglary reports

• Denise Morrison, 4046  Shawnee Drive, Goshen, told Elkhart County police someone stole several items of jewelry from her residence between Feb. 27 and Tuesday.

• An employee at Bashor Children’s Home, 62226 C.R. 15, Goshen, told Elkhart County police a juvenile stole a van belonging to the home and ran away around 7 p.m. Thursday. The juvenile was apprehended in the van in Whitley County and returned to Bashor Children’s Home.

• The office manager for Unique Siding Comp., 2400 Eisenhower Drive North, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a license plate for a company trailer around 8 a.m. Feb. 1.

• Jimmy O’Daniel and James Morris, 1613 S. 12th St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole two televisions and jar of change from the residence at 12:50 p.m.. Thursday.

Battery reports

• Julie Slater, 14169 Claire Lane, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police a juvenile punched a 12-year-old female in the arm and kicked her on the back of her legs around 6 p.m. Thursday. The 12-year-old old complained of pain and there was no visible injury according to police. The male juvenile was taken into custody and transported to Juvenile Detention Center on a charge of battery.

• Tony Hill of Goshen told Goshen police someone slapped him while he was at Tony’s Grill, 103 N. Fifth St., Goshen around 8:02 a.m. Thursday.

Fraud reports

• Vicki Blevins of Bristol told Elkhart County police someone used her debit card to make unauthorized purchases after she lost the card Feb. 14.

• Jack Nelson of Shipshewana told Goshen police someone used his debit card information at a Goshen pizza place to obtain food around 4 p.m. Feb. 24.

Traffic arrests

• Stephanie Grant, 24, 23611 Cole St., Elkhart was arrested by Goshen police on charges of leaving the scene of a property damage crash, not having insurance and driving with a suspended driver’s license with prior convictions after a hit and run crash at 10:33 a.m. Thursday.

OWI arrests

• Karen Weaver, 55, Goshen, was stopped for a traffic violation by Elkhart County police on C.R. 46 near C.R. 29 in New Paris at 12:22 a.m. Friday. She was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence and incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

• Bradley C. Murray, 21, 10074 Linden Dr. NW, Grand Rapids, Mich., was arrested by Goshen police on a charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and never having received a driver’s license at 2:20 a.m. Friday. A traffic stop was made in the 900 block of West Pike Street, Goshen for unsafe lane movement. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

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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


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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

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