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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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  • 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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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

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