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July 3, 2013

POLICE NEWS: July 3, 2013


Theft/burglary reports

• Amos Zimmerman told Elkhart County police that his business, Zimmerman Greenhouse, 65417 C.R. 11, Goshen, was burglarized Thursday between 10:15 and 10:30 p.m. The two burglars fled the scene in a white pickup truck. According to the police report, the suspects stole a cash register that didn’t contain any currency.

• Tammy Stewart, 53267 Pine Drive, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police someone entered her residence when she and her husband weren’t home between Wednesday and Saturday. Clothing, hygiene products and a DVD player were taken.

• Lois Burkhead Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole $15 from her purse Friday at Courtyard Health Care, 2400 College Ave.

• Robert Bailey told Goshen police someone broke into his home at 321 S. Ninth St. Saturday and took his prescription medication.

• Juan Alcantara-Garcia, 137 Watertower Court, told Goshen police Sunday that someone had burglarized the shed behind his home during the nighttime hours.

• Susan M. Cortes told Goshen police someone tried to break into her Alpine Fir Lane apartment between 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday.

• An employee at the Marathon gas station at 65615 Ind. 15, told Elkhart County police a motorist pumped $93.58 worth of gasoline into his vehicle and drove off without paying at 6:19 a.m. Friday.

• Raul Perez, 2713 Evergreen Lane, Goshen, told Goshen police two cell phones were stolen from his porch between noon and 5 p.m. Thursday.

• Dean Yoder, 1612 W. Clinton St., Goshen, told Goshen police he had property stolen from his home Feb. 1.

• Amy Harty, Goshen, told Goshen police her cell phone was stolen while she was at Omni-Source, 812 Logan St., Goshen, at 11:05 a.m. Monday.

• Kristofer Stowe, 413 Brookside Manor, Goshen, told Goshen police he had several checks stolen from out of his vehicle while it was parked at his residence at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Fraud reports

• David Haesliger, 33, Goshen, told Elkhart County police someone used his debit card number in Miami, Fla., June 23 to make a purchase totaling $35.31.

Assault/battery reports

• Holly Cogburn, 27, Cortez, Colo., was arrested by Elkhart County police on a charge of domestic battery after allegedly assaulting her husband at 14583 Ind. 120, Bristol, Saturday evening.

• April Hang, 27, 17313 C.R. 8, Bristol, was arrested by Elkhart County police at 7:25 a.m. Monday at her residence on a charge of domestic battery in the presence of a child. She was booked into the county jail.

• A staffer with The Maples at Waterford Crossing told Goshen police she was the victim of a battery by a resident of the facility while performing the responsibilities of her job at 9:15 a.m. Friday.

• Savoeun Sam, 45, 1605 Westmoor Parkway, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 1:41 a.m. Tuesday at his residence on a charge of domestic battery. He was booked into the county jail.

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  • 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

  • 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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