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Police News

January 31, 2014

Syracuse woman jailed for dealing synthetic pot

Police arrested a Syracuse woman on a drug-related charge Thursday morning.

Braska Sue Cartwright, 20, was taken into custody by Kosciusko County Drug Task Force and sheriff’s officers on a felony charge of dealing a synthetic cannabinoid. Police said Cartwright sold undercover officers a synthetic “look-a-like” drug.

Task force officers also said Cartwright’s arrest could lead to the arrest of other people as the investigation continues.

Kosciusko County Sheriff Rocky Goshert said concerned local residents were instrumental in the arrest.

Theft/burglary reports

• Margarita Zarco told Goshen police Wednesday that her 2007 Dodge Magnum was stolen while it was parked in the 500 block of North Fifth Street.

• Alayna Bontrager told Goshen police someone stole prescription drugs from her home in the 100 block of Brookside Manor Monday.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Vera Fradenburg, 402 Riverside Blvd., Goshen, told Goshen police Wednesday that someone spray-painted what appeared to be gang graffiti on her garage wall.

OWI arrests

The following motorists were recently arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated:

• Paul M. Troyer, 33, 116 N. Seventh St., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police after he was driving in the area of College Avenue and 13th Street around 7 p.m. Wednesday. Troyer was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

Man arrested on molestation charge

LaGrange County police arrested Johnny A. Trinidad Jr. of Elkhart Wednesday night on two Class A felony counts of child molestation.

Trinidad was arrested after an investigation that took place over the course of the past week, police reported.

According to investigators, he allegedly molested an 8-year-old girl over the past year and a half in LaGrange County.

Trinidad was incarcerated in the LaGrange County jail with no bond.

Driver charged in traffic death

An Elkhart man charged in connection with a deadly collision near Concord Mall appeared in court this week.

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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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