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February 5, 2014

Police news for Feb. 5, 2014:

Several thefts and burglaries were recently reported to local police:

• Staff at Northridge High School, 56799 Northridge Drive, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police someone stole an iPod Touch between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The iPod was in a bag in the men’s locker room at the time of theft.

• Derik Drake, 201 N. Cottage, Goshen, told Elkhart County police someone stole $80 from his locker between 4:15 Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday.

• Brandon Huff of Goshen told Goshen police someone stole his wallet at Ares Fitness, 201 Chicago Ave., Sunday.

• Lori Sanders, 50858 Oak Tree Lane, Bristol, told Elkhart County police someone stole three portable barns between Sept. 30, 2013, and Feb. 3.

• George Mansaray of Goshen told Elkhart County police someone stole his gray and black Apple iPhone 5 from Grace Community Church, 20076 C.R. 36, Goshen, Monday. Mansaray had set the phone on a bench in the gym while playing basketball.

• Employees at Goshen Electric, 804 W. Lincoln Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police they were the victims of a recent fraud.

• Phillip Howell, 1822 Westplains Drive, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole groceries from his vehicle and damaged a mirror sometime Jan. 19.

• Brittany N. Miller, 19, 208 Winchester Trails, Goshen, and Audrey S. Glanders, 20, 18979 Third St., New Paris, were arrested by Goshen police on theft charges at Wal-Mart, 2304 Lincolnway East, Monday. They were both released on signed memorandums to appear in Goshen City Court.

• Christina Anderson, 1609 S. Tenth St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a Moneygram order valued at $185 from her van Monday.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• John Huber of Goshen told Goshen police someone damaged his Jeep Grand Cherokee in the parking lot of Menards, 1925 Lincolnway East, Goshen, while he was shopping Sunday.

• John Charlton, 2304 Lincolnway East, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a mud-flap from his vehicle recently.

Interference alleged

Dale Shepherd, 29, 208 Dewey Ave., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of interference with crime report after police were sent to his residence early Monday morning. He was transported to the Elkhart County jail.

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  • 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

  • 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


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