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Police News

March 11, 2014

Large theft from RV company reported


• Jaime Shreiner of Goshen, told Goshen police someone made several fraudulent charges on her debit card at 3 a.m. Saturday after picking up her wallet that she left in a shopping cart at Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2304 Lincolnway East, Goshen.

• Derrick Smith, 57, 720 1/2 W. Pike St., Goshen, and Avangela Jones, 44, 606 River Ave. Apt. 4, Goshen, were arrested by Goshen police on a charge of theft at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 1:40 p.m. Sunday. They allegedly left the store with $630 of unpaid colognes and perfumes. Smith was also arrested on a charge of driving with a prior license suspension. They were incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

• Wilbur Allen of Goshen told Goshen police he received a phone call advising he had won a large sum of money. The caller requested he place the money on a prepaid debit card to obtain his winnings. The phone call occurred at 5:02 p.m. Monday.

• Tina Howard, 1506 West Ave., Goshen, reported her cell phone stolen to Goshen police at 6:12 p.m. Monday.

Sex offender investigated

• An investigation by Elkhart County police was started Friday regarding a 28-year-old sex offender who was not residing at his registered address in Elkhart County, a violation of state law.

Vandalism reports

• The owner of Kissella Distributing, 72025 Ind. 15, Milford, told Elkhart County police someone had shattered the window of a 2002 Chevrolet Ventura van by using an unknown object at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The incident is under investigation.

Battery reports

• An employee of Bashor Homes, 6226 C.R. 15, Goshen, told Elkhart County police two juvenile residents fought with each other, striking with a textbook, fists and feet, causing pain and visible injury at approximately 2 p.m. Friday.

• Goshen police were dispatched to 1613 S. Main St. on a battery with weapons at 4:10 p.m. Monday. A male victim had a small laceration under his left arm from a small kitchen knife used by the suspect during the altercation. A 17-year-old male was arrested on a charge of batter and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon. The 17-year-old was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center in Goshen.

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  • 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

  • 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


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