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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  • 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

  • Police looking for armed robbery suspect The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for information related to an attempted armed robbery at the Red D Mart at 68310 Ind. 15, in New Paris Saturday.According to police, at approximately 9:13 a.m. a white male approximately 20

    July 20, 2014

  • Work release inmate being sought Elkhart County police filed a report Thursday indicating Matthew J. Balint, 20, failed to return to lawful custody at the work release center, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, at 4:04 p.m. July 9, and is now considered absent without leave.

    July 18, 2014

  • Handguns reported stolen from barn Troy Alexander Mueller of New Paris told Elkhart County police someone removed handguns from a pole barn located at 19902 C.R. 146 in New Paris between 1:30 a.m. Saturday and 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

    July 17, 2014

  • Elkhart motorcyclist dies from injuries Michael Nunez, 33, Elkhart, died at 8 p.m. Monday from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle collision at C.R. 6 and C.R. 13 near Elkhart, according to Elkhart County police. The crash occurred at 7:45 p.m. Sunday.According to Elkhart County police,

    July 16, 2014

  • police lights.jpg Motorcyclist dies from crash injuries

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • POLICE NEWS: July 14, 2014 David Carranza, 420 Johnston St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole money from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at his residence at 11 p.m. Friday.

    July 14, 2014


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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

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