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Police News

March 19, 2014

Motorists injured in recent local crashes


Theft/burglary reports

• Erik Bumpus, 53586 C.R. 27, Lot 131, Bristol, told Elkhart County police that someone broke into his home and stole televisions, a Blu-ray player, a digital camera and a circular saw. The burglary took place Friday between 8:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

• A 2012 Ignite cargo trailer was stolen from the Look Trailers shipping lot, 11550 Harter Drive, Middlebury, between 5 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, according to an Elkhart County police report.

• Linda Clark of Bristol told Elkhart County police Friday she was the victim of a scam involving a person impersonating a Publishers Clearing House representative.

• Connie Bronson of Bristol told Elkhart County police that three unauthorized purchases were made using her Interra Credit Union debit card number Thursday. The purchases totaled $745.60.

• Mona Biddlecome of Goshen told Elkhart County police that someone used her credit card information to make a fraudulent $120.48 purchase online Feb. 26.

• Courtney Lindsey, 113 S. Benton St., Millersburg, told Elkhart County police that a 2011 Chevrolet Impala was stolen outside her residence between 1 and 8 a.m. Saturday. Items including an Xbox 360 and an Ipod Touch were taken from her home during the same time period, according to the police report.

• Chelsea Henderson, 2626 Alpine Fir Lane, Goshen, told Goshen police Sunday that someone took her purse from her home.

• Freddy Moles of Goshen told Goshen police Sunday that items were taken out of his vehicles during the overnight hours. The vehicles were parked in the 300 block of New Street at the time of the theft.

• Shannon D. Martin, Goshen, reported the unauthorized use of her credit cards to Goshen police Monday.

• Loss prevention staff at Walmart, 2304 Lincolnway East, reported to Goshen police a theft that occurred around 1:50 p.m. Monday.

• Cecilia C. Frazier, 66, 55948 Crestone Circle, Middlebury, was arrested by Goshen police after allegedly trying to shoplift at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, around 8:11 p.m. Monday. Frazier was released on a written promise to appear in Goshen City Court.

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  • 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

  • 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


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