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January 16, 2014

Several hurt in various wrecks

Several people were injured in recent crashes responded to by local police:

• Two pedestrians were hurt when they were struck by a vehicle Tuesday near the Aldi supermarket in Goshen.

The mishap occurred shortly after 1 p.m. According to Goshen police, Deborah D. Sutton, 66, Millersburg, was driving out of the parking lot and onto Eisenhower Drive in a 2013 Lexus. Sutton didn’t see two pedestrians in front of her preparing to cross the street, and the Lexus collided with them.

The vehicle struck Leanna Kauffman, 73, Middlebury, in the hip, and Kauffman fell to the ground. She was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment. The other pedestrian, Marion Kauffman, 75, Middlebury, was hit in the lower leg.

• A two-vehicle crash injured two drivers Tuesday morning at U.S. 20 and C.R. 21.

The mishap occurred around 6:26 a.m. Elkhart County police said a 2002 Ford F350 driven by Kerry Schrock, 38, Elkhart, collided with a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado driven by William Tussing, 57, Goshen.

Both drivers suffered back pain as a result of the crash. Police said Tussing was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign.

• A one-vehicle crash injured a driver near LaGrange Tuesday afternoon.

The mishap occurred around 3:43 p.m. on C.R. 250 West south of C.R. 100 south. LaGrange County police said Leanna W. Wengerd of Wolcottville was driving north in a 1991 Chevrolet van. The vehicle went through some water, and Wengerd lost control of the vehicle.

Police said the van went off the road, struck a mailbox and rolled over several times. Wengerd suffered pain and a head abrasion as a result of the crash.

• A driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash west of Goshen Tuesday afternoon.

The mishap occurred around 2:23 p.m. on C.R. 13 south of C.R. 32. Elkhart County police Jerry Braasch, 32, Elkhart, was driving north in a 1996 Ford Taurus and fell asleep. The vehicle went off the road a struck a utility pole.

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    April 19, 2014

  • Police & Rescue News Bristol bank robbery suspect arrested

    A South Bend man has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery last year in Bristol.
    Zamale E. Davis, 19, 1805 Chapin St., was arrested at 7:10 a.m. Friday in South Bend by officers with the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service.

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  • Three Concord firefighters suspended for mishandling drugs Concord Township firefighters Don Mansell, Bill Creedon and Jon Simmons were accused by Concord Township Trustee Mark Grabill with the failure to follow the Concord Township Fire Department’s protocol regarding proper tag removal on narcotics boxes.

    April 17, 2014

  • GN140416 Leesburg crash Police News: April 17, 2014 A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police & Rescue News Six injured in crash northwest of Wakarusa

    A two-vehicle crash injured six people north of Wakarusa Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred around 7:20 a.m. at the intersection of C.R.s 1 and 26.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140416 Leesburg crash Driver critically injured in Kosciusko County crash

    A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred on C.R. 150 West just south of C.R. 400 North around 5 p.m.

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  • Man gets 80 years for threat on wife An Elkhart man who threatened to set his wife on fire has been sentenced to 80 years in prison.

    April 15, 2014

  • Police news: Several arrested on charges of drunken driving • Lori L. Ellis, 48, 12778 N. 300 East, Syracuse, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of driving while intoxicated at 1:35 a.m. Sunday. Ellis was stopped for a traffic stop at Dierdorff and Kercher Roads in Goshen for driving left of center and transported to the Elkhart County jail.

    April 13, 2014

  • Police/Rescue News: April 13, 2014 Area police made several arrests recently.

    April 12, 2014

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Goshen City Council member Dixie Robinson is asking residents to make an effort to clean up their yards this spring. The city’s Dial-A-Truck program is available to haul trash away. Do you think there are more unsightly properties in Goshen this year than five years ago?

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