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Police News

May 22, 2013

Police news for May 22, 2013


Theft/burglary reports

• Employees at Thompson’s Towing, 1407 Chicago Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police someone tried to gain access to the property by knocking over a fence Saturday afternoon.

• Goshen police were contacted by Hoosier Lottery officials Sunday regarding someone trying to cash tickets stolen in an Elkhart robbery Saturday. That individual left the Marathon convenience store at 501 E. Madison St. before police arrived.

• Douglas Kauffman, 67967 C.R. 21, New Paris, told Elkhart County police someone stole three of his vehicles at his residence May 16. The accused thief reportedly went back to the residence to steal more property and was located. The incident is under investigation.

• Brian Riggle, 19022 Fourth St., New Paris, told Elkhart County police someone entered his residence between 11 a.m. and 10:45 p.m. Sunday. Nothing was taken.

• Jennifer Baker, 5776 N. 1070 West, Shipshewana, told LaGrange County police someone stole a dryer and other items at her residence sometime May 16.

• A business owner told LaGrange County police someone stole currency from a cash box at 11900 W. 400 South, Honeyville, sometime Thursday or Friday.

• Bruce A. Davis, 601 W. Wilkinson Apt. 3, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole items from his residence Monday.

• Raul Perez-Martinez, Bristol, told Elkhart County police he dropped his wallet outside the BP Gas Station in the 22000 block of Ind. 120, Bristol, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Perez-Martinez said someone later took the wallet.

• Staff at Heritage Intermediate School, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police a 10-year-old male student took another student’s iPod at 8 a.m. Friday. The iPod was recovered and returned to the owner, police said.

• Elkhart County police said a trailer containing camping equipment belonging to the Boy Scouts of America Troop 12, 19701 C.R. 46, New Paris, was stolen. The theft occurred between 9 a.m. May 14 and 10 a.m. Saturday.

Fraud reports

• Evelyn Nettrouer of New Paris told Elkhart County police someone fraudulently used her debit card on two purchases sometime May 15.

• Michael Kock of Middlebury told Elkhart County police someone made $213.40 in unauthorized withdrawals from his banking account sometime Friday.

• Steven Bolock of Syracuse reported to Elkhart County police the loss of $2,105 in a fraudulent Internet sale sometime Friday.

• Jason Soto of Columbia City told Goshen police Monday that someone stole his identity, and the person who stole it was reported to be working at a factory in Goshen.

• Kenneth Hull of Goshen told Goshen police someone made unauthorized purchases from his checking account Monday.

• Porifirio Olvera, Bristol, told Goshen police Monday that someone used his identity to gain employment Jan. 1, 2012.

• Ryan Hendershott of Goshen told Goshen police someone made several fraudulent withdrawals to his credit union account around midnight Saturday.

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Police News
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    August 21, 2014

  • 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


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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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