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Police News

March 22, 2014

Man in Linway car blaze still critical

The man burned in a car fire at Linway Plaza Wednesday remained hospitalized in Fort Wayne Friday.

William J. Tully was listed in critical condition in St. Joseph Hospital’s burn center, hospital staff reported.

Goshen firefighters responded to the car fire at Linway around 12:11 p.m. Wednesday. Tully was in his vehicle when it caught fire.

Goshen Fire Chief Dan Sink said a crew was working on putting the fire out when they discovered Tully in the backseat. Firefighters pulled Tully from the automobile and he was transported by MedFlight to the Fort Wayne burn center.

Goshen police said Friday that the incident remains under investigation.

Threat reportedat high school

Graffiti found at Goshen High School Thursday indicated there would be violence at the school Friday. School officials did not consider the threat to be credible.

The incident comes after a bomb threat was found written on a girls’ bathroom mirror at the school March 13.

In the most recent episode, graffiti was found on a third-floor girls’ restroom mirror, according to a Goshen police report. Following the discovery, the Goshen Community Schools administration released a statement to parents of Goshen students. It read, in part:

“There is video surveillance on the restroom entrance and nothing suspicious is noted. Once again, we do not believe this is a credible threat, but extra precautions will be taken with additional police presence (Friday). School officials will be continuing to work with the Goshen Police Department to investigate this circumstance. If you have any concerns, please call the GHS or the GCS Administration Office.”

Assault/battery reports

• A 32-year-old Goshen resident told Elkhart County police that someone cut her 16-year-old son in the neck with a knife March 13 or 14. The attack reportedly occurred in the 200 block of Crescent Street in Goshen.

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  • 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

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    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Suspicious blinking package with battery pack causes police to evacuate business area

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    The package turned out to be a GPS tracking device and not a bomb.

    July 22, 2014

  • Cat beaten to death in burglary

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    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

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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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