Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Police News

February 15, 2014

Goshen resident threatens Obama

An employee from a Tennessee-based mental health help line reported to Goshen police Thursday that Goshen resident had made threatening comments against President Barack Obama. Police spoke with the local resident, and don’t believe the threats are credible.

Theft/burglary reports

• Jacki Lambert of Goshen reported a theft from a parked car to Goshen police Thursday. The vehicle was parked in the 800 block of South Main Street when the theft occurred.

• Carolyn Royer of Goshen reported an attempted fraud to Goshen police Thursday.

• Goshen police were called to Lincolnway Sales, 500 Lincolnway East, Thursday regarding a theft. While police were at the scene, it was also discovered a that a parked vehicle had been struck.

• Beverly Gainey of Goshen told Goshen police Wednesday that she was the victim of identity theft.

• Blake Miller of Elkhart reported a check forgery to Goshen police Wednesday.

• Lidia Rodriguez of Goshen told city police that someone stole her cell phone while she was at Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road, Wednesday.

• A 65-year-old Goshen man reported a scam to Elkhart County police Wednesday. The man said he was contacted via email by a business in Norco, Calif., and offered a lower mortgage and interest rate on his homeowner’s loan. The business required a fee to start the loan process. The man said he sent $1,200 to the business and received no reply.

• An employee at the Elkhart Work release center, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, told Elkhart County police Wednesday that inmates broke into a vending machine and took money from the change box.

Threat reported

A 12-year-old student at Northridge Middle School, 56691 Northridge Drive, Middlebury, made verbal threats toward other students at the school Wednesday, Elkhart County police reported.

Robbery reported

A 28-year-old Goshen man told city police Wednesday he was robbed of $11 by someone to whom he owed money. The incident reportedly occurred in the 200 block of Crescent Street. The victim was reportedly struck in the eye.

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  • POLICE NEWS FOR JULY 28, 2014: Children injured in crash Two children and an adult were taken to a local hospital Sunday with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of C.R. 17 and C.R. 18, east of Elkhart.Judy K. Buckmeier, 63, was southbound in a 2014 Buick Enclave carrying three p

    July 28, 2014

  • Police news for July 27, 2014 Drug-related arrestsA Middlebury man was arrested Friday morning on two drug-related charges and driving with a suspended license. According to Goshen police, Martin Brown, 26, was stopped at 6:10 a.m. for failing to signal within 200 feet of a turn

    July 27, 2014

  • 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

    July 25, 2014

  • Abandoned animals removed from home Goshen police and Humane Society of Elkhart County officer Dan Scott were called to 416 N. Eighth Street in Goshen Thursday afternoon for abandoned animals in the unoccupied residence.

    July 25, 2014

  • Red D Mart armed robbery New Paris Police ask for public's help in identifying would-be robber

    Elkhart County police have released still photos captured from video of the man who attempted to hold up Red D Mart gas station, 68310 Ind. 15, New Paris, on Saturday, July 19.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • POLICE NEWS FOR JULY 23: Police determine car fire at Linway Plaza was a suicide attempt Following a four-month investigation, Goshen police determined that a car fire in the Linway Plaza parking lot on March 19 was an attempted suicide.According to Goshen police, William J. Tully was inside a car that caught fire at 12:11 p.m. March 19

    July 23, 2014

  • GN140723 CR34-Ind. 13 Crash 1 LaGrange man airlifted from scene of crash A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash at Ind. 13 and C.R. 34 at 1:48 p.m. Tuesday. Terry Fry, 44, LaGrange, was airlifted by MedFlight from the scene. Elkhart County police said he was taken to South Bend Memorial Hospital with fractures to

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Suspicious blinking package with battery pack causes police to evacuate business area

    A package with a battery pack and a blinking red light found on the desk of an employee at MSC, 28551 Laura Court, Elkhart, caused police and firefighters to evacuate the area this morning.
    The package turned out to be a GPS tracking device and not a bomb.

    July 22, 2014

  • Cat beaten to death in burglary

    A house cat was found beaten to death following a burglary at a home in Howe Sunday.

    July 21, 2014

  • GN140721 Kosciusko Fatal Photo #2.jpg Fiery crash kills one, critically injures two in North Webster

    A fiery crash in North Webster left a Pennsylvania man dead and two others critically injured at 3:21 p.m. Sunday on Ind. 13, near Esterbrook Drive.

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos


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