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Police News

November 28, 2013

Fatal crash remains under investigation


• Robert Fransen of Goshen told Goshen police Tuesday that he discovered windows broken at an abandoned home at 412 E. Reynolds St.

• An employee at Silverwood Mennonite Church, 1712 W. Clinton St., Goshen, told Goshen police Monday that someone stole items from a storage building on church property.

• Sarah Kaufman told Elkhart County police that someone broke into her home at 19186 Wysong Drive and took a stove and air conditioning unit. The burglary occurred around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

• Larry Herschberger of Syracuse told Elkhart County police someone fraudulently took $2,500 off his Money Pak cards Monday during a phone scam. Herschberger had received a call from someone claiming to be from Publishers Clearing House.

• James Roberts of Goshen told Elkhart County police that on Oct. 30, someone used his credit card number in Saudi Arabia to make an unauthorized $156.13 purchase.

Crash reports

Several motorists were hurt in recent crashes investigated by Goshen police:

• A passenger was hurt in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday at U.S. 33 and High Street.

The mishap occurred at 4:37 p.m. Police said a 2006 Ford Fusion driven by Austin B. Roose, 17, Goshen, collided with a 2008 Toyota Prius driven by Amanda Lopez, 30, Goshen.

A passenger in the Prius, Evelyn Orellana, 20, Goshen, suffered chest pain as a result of the crash.

• A one-vehicle crash hurt a driver Sunday on U.S. 33 west of Rieth Boulevard.

The collision occurred at 3:20 p.m. Police said a 1996 Dodge Caravan driven by Laura M. Slaughter, 25, Bremen, went off the right side of the road. The vehicle jumped the curb and struck a utility pole, guy wire and railroad embankment.

Slaughter suffered neck pain as a result of the crash.

• A driver was hurt in a two-vehicle collision Saturday on the Ind. 15 overpass north of U.S. 33.

The crash occurred around 4:14 p.m. Police said a 1998 Honda CRV driven by Angela Wireman, 42, slid on the ice-covered road, struck the center barrier and then collided with the rear of a Goshen police vehicle. The police vehicle was parked while an officer investigated another crash.

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  • Elkhart man arrested after hitting utility pole A 2007 Lincoln MKZ driven by Robert Maxey, 25, Elkhart, was eastbound on C.R. 4, east of C.R. 5 near Elkhart. According to Elkhart County police, the vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a utility pole at 12:27 a.m. Friday. Maxey was transported to

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