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January 2, 2014

Police news for Jan.2, 2014

Elkhart County Sheriff’s detectives Wednesday arrested 20-year-old Travion D. Kirkland at his residence in Roseland, Ind. on a murder warrant. The investigation, which stemmed from the April 16, 2012 death of 21-year-old Jesse L. Bowen at his residence on Best Avenue, Elkhart, resulted in the issuance of the murder warrant. Kirkland is currently detained at the Elkhart County jail.

Crash reports

• A Syracuse woman was injured when she lost control of her vehicle in the snow at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 6 near New Paris. According to Elkhart County police, Katelynn Jessie, 23, Syracuse, was driving her vehicle eastbound on U.S. 6, just west of C.R. 127, when her vehicle exited the north side of the roadway and entered a ditch after losing control on the snow-covered roadway. Jessie suffered chest pain as a result of the crash. No citations were issued.

Assault/battery reports

• Scott Reinhart, 51, 1758 Lincolnway East, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 12:24 a.m. Wednesday at his residence on a charge of domestic battery. He was booked into the county jail.

Theft/burglary reports

• William VanderMaas, 1425 Greencroft Drive, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole several items from his residence at 5:13 p.m. Monday.

• Brandon T. Anderson, 4363 Balsam Fir Lane, Goshen, told Goshen police his residence was burglarized at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• An employee of Waterford Crossing, 1212 Waterford Crossing, Goshen, reported a case of criminal mischief to Goshen police that occurred at approximately 7 a.m. Dec. 24.

• Carmen Martinez, 1505 West Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police a friend’s vehicle was scratched while parked in front of her residence at 8 a.m. Monday.

Traffic arrests

• Timothy McPherson, 30, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 12:27 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Elkhart and Peddlers Village roads on a charge of leaving the scene of a property damage accident. He was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

OWI arrests

• Stacy N. Kincaid, 31, 1306 Cedarbrook Ct., Apt. G, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 2:59 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of East Lincoln Avenue, Goshen, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with refusal of a certified chemical breath test. She was booked into the county jail.

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  • NWS GN0418 KCF car fire Police News: April 18, 2014 The following thefts and burglaries were recently reported to local police: • Ron Davidhizar told Goshen police Wednesday that someone broke into his storage shed at 221 Queen St. and stole items. • Personnel at Synergy RV Transport, 2448 E. Kercher

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Three Concord firefighters suspended for mishandling drugs Concord Township firefighters Don Mansell, Bill Creedon and Jon Simmons were accused by Concord Township Trustee Mark Grabill with the failure to follow the Concord Township Fire Department’s protocol regarding proper tag removal on narcotics boxes.

    April 17, 2014

  • GN140416 Leesburg crash Police News: April 17, 2014 A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police & Rescue News Six injured in crash northwest of Wakarusa

    A two-vehicle crash injured six people north of Wakarusa Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred around 7:20 a.m. at the intersection of C.R.s 1 and 26.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140416 Leesburg crash Driver critically injured in Kosciusko County crash

    A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred on C.R. 150 West just south of C.R. 400 North around 5 p.m.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man gets 80 years for threat on wife An Elkhart man who threatened to set his wife on fire has been sentenced to 80 years in prison.

    April 15, 2014

  • Police news: Several arrested on charges of drunken driving • Lori L. Ellis, 48, 12778 N. 300 East, Syracuse, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of driving while intoxicated at 1:35 a.m. Sunday. Ellis was stopped for a traffic stop at Dierdorff and Kercher Roads in Goshen for driving left of center and transported to the Elkhart County jail.

    April 13, 2014

  • Police/Rescue News: April 13, 2014 Area police made several arrests recently.

    April 12, 2014

  • GN140413 brookside fire Goshen firefighters battle blaze at Brookside Manor

    Goshen firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Brookside Manor Mobile Home Park this morning.
    The residence is located along Orchid Avenue in the park on Goshen's northwest side.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police respond to report of stolen tools GOSHEN -- A man was taken to a mental health facility after police responded to threats he made to harm himself and others. Goshen police blocked off Fifth Street between Madison and Jefferson Friday afternoon. For public safety reasons, other resid

    April 11, 2014


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Goshen City Council member Dixie Robinson is asking residents to make an effort to clean up their yards this spring. The city’s Dial-A-Truck program is available to haul trash away. Do you think there are more unsightly properties in Goshen this year than five years ago?

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