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May 29, 2014

Police News: May 29, 2014

Seven students and two adults were released after treatment at a hospital after a school bus collided with a dump truck.

Wawasee Community School Corp. Director of Curriculum Joy Goshert said a bus carrying 44 Wawasee Middle School students and three adults collided with the truck at an intersection along U.S. 30 while on a field trip.

Goshert says that after the crash, all of the students returned to the school in Syracuse, where they were met by school nurses while their parents were notified.

The field trip to a water park was a reward for students who worked during the school year on positive behavior.

Theft/burglary reports

• LaGrange County police reported that the Stone Lake cottage of Ken Shorthouse was burglarized in late March or early April. Police said someone gained entry through a second story window.

Items taken included a fishing tackle box with numerous crank baits, spinners and plastic worms, and a tool box containing several tools.

Police said anyone with information about the case is asked to call the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department at 260-463-7491.

• Delena S. Messer, 62,452 Jackson St., Rome City, was arrested by LaGrange County police Saturday after she allegedly attempted to shoplift grocery items at E&S Sales, Shipshewana. Messer was incarcerated in the LaGrange County Jail.

• Staff at Wal-Mart, 4024 Elkhart Road, told Goshen police that two people left the store with items they didn’t pay for on May 21.

Drug/alcohol incidents

• Elkhart County police arrested two Bristol men after a traffic stop shortly before midnight Monday on C.R. 17 south of Verdant Drive, Elkhart. Samuel Sheets, 18, 3413 Fox Chase, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Michael Sheets, 19, was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana. Both men were incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

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