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Police News

March 11, 2014

Large theft from RV company reported

Cameron Boyer, chief financial officer of Grand Design RV, Middlebury, reported Friday to Elkhart County police someone forged three checks using an account number belonging to the company at 11333 C.R. 2 in Middlebury. The forgery is believed to have occurred between Feb. 25 and Feb. 28. The checks were cashed for a total of $239,727.36.

Theft/burglary reports and arrests

• A wallet was found on the ground at 1013 N. Main St., Goshen, and reported to Goshen police at 7:55 a.m. Sunday. Several cards in the wallet identified the owner but attempts to contact the owner were unsuccessful. The wallet was placed in the lost and found.

• Leigh Prathaftakis, 61514 C.R. 15, Goshen, told Elkhart County police someone entered her residence through an unlocked door and stole two televisions, an X-box and a computer between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday.

• An employee at Elkhart Plastics, 51703 Packard Drive, Middlebury, reported someone gained entry to two employees’ lockers and stole a wallet with $20, a brown flower body bag containing a small brown wallet, a bank card and $30. Elkhart County police said the incident occurred at 6 p.m. Friday.

• Kaila Kieman, 22, 18467 C.R. 126, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police on a charge of theft at Wal-Mart, 30830 Old U.S. Hwy 20, Osceola. Kieman reportedly concealed $256.97 of unpaid merchandise in her purse at 4:50 p.m. Saturday. She was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

• Karen Crawley of Elkhart told Goshen police someone stole her purse at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

• An employee of Lippert Components, 2600 College Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police someone forced entry during the overnight hours Saturday and stole money from several vending machines belonging to AVI Food Systems. The thief also stole a number of tools belonging to Preferred Inc., a company working on a renovation of the building.

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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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