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November 13, 2013

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Theft/burglary reports

• A 31-year-old Elkhart man was arrested on a charge of burglary, a Class C felony, after he was reportedly found inside the home of a Goshen woman.

According to Elkhart County police, 21-year-old Nancy Medina, 1646 Harrison Ridge Lane, found a man in her home at 3:35 a.m. Sunday. The man, later identified as Antoine Bates, 31, Elkhart, reportedly fled with a diaper bag. Bates, who police said matched Medina’s description, was located in the Harrison Ridge neighborhood by Elkhart County police and was arrested. He was taken to the Elkhart County jail.

• Bristol resident Tylan Ashby, 18, 19659 C.R. 2, was arrested by Elkhart County police on two counts of attempted theft at 9:24 a.m. Monday. He is accused of siphoning fuel from the vehicles of Timmisha Bradley at 52077 Brookstream Circle, Elkhart, and Elizabeth Nusbaum, 24970 State Line Road, Elkhart.

• Televisions and stereos were stolen from multiple trailers that were broken into at Foremost Transports, 50980 Ind. 13, Middlebury, between 5 p.m. Nov. 5 and 11:40 a.m. Saturday, Elkhart County police reported.

• Larry Mercer, Anderson, told Goshen police someone broke into several RVs at the transportation lot at Crossroad Carriers RV, 1350 Lincolnway East, Goshen sometime Saturday. Police observed damaged to several towable RVs and several televisions were stolen from multiple RVs.

• Goshen police stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of N. Cottage Avenue at 5:09 Sunday. During the traffic stop, items were found inside the vehicle that were possibly stolen, police said.

• A 15-year-old Goshen male told Goshen police someone stole from a motor vehicle belonging to Jose Lara De Lunas, Warsaw at 8 a.m. Nov. 3. The incident occurred at 208 N. Fifth St., Goshen.

• Nicolas Scanlon, 19, was cited and released by Elkhart County police on a charge of criminal conversion. Scanlon is accused of taking items from Walmart, 30830 Old U.S. 20, Elkhart, at 3:31 p.m. Friday.

• Ryan Miller, 36, Middlebury, reported to Elkhart County police that tractor parts were stolen from his tractor at 14129 C.R. 14, Middlebury, between 3:30 p.m. Thursday and 5 p.m. Friday.

• Patricia A. Lugo, Goshen, reported to Goshen police that stereo speakers were stolen from 405 Maple Court, Goshen, at noon April 1.

• Jerry Roth, Goshen, reported to Goshen police that two canopies were stolen from 413 S. Third St., Goshen, at 6 p.m. Nov. 7.

• Crystal Romo, Goshen, reported to Goshen police a stereo was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway on Center Street in Goshen at 9 p.m. Saturday.

• A boat battery was stolen from the backyard of Doug Sellers, 614 N. Second St., Goshen, at 8 a.m. Friday, according to Goshen police.

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  • Police warn of recent burglaries Members of the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department Detective Bureau located a black Hyundai Sonata Thursday which matched the description of a vehicle reported as having been involved in multiple daytime residential burglaries that had occurred in Je

    August 22, 2014

  • Sentencing hearing for robber delayed A Michigan man who pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted armed robbery using a hammer was to have been sentenced in Elkhart Circuit Court Thursday.

    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


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