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October 25, 2012

Police news for Oct. 25, 2012

Work release man reported AWOL

One man is considered AWOL by third-shift staff at the 201 Cottage Ave. work release center after he did not return after he was released for work, according to Elkhart County police. He was reported AWOL at 2:15 a.m. Monday.

Theft/burglary reports

• Elsa Castaneda, 356 Stone Drive, Elkhart, reported her purse, along with its contents, stolen from her 2001 Mazda MPV while it was parked at 24402 C.R. 45 on Oct. 11, between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to Elkhart County police. She said someone broke out her passenger-side window to take the purse.

• Officials with Goshen First United Methodist Church, 214 S. Fifth St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a ladder from church property at 4:30 p.m. Friday.

• Matthew R. Thompson, Goshen, told Goshen police a prescription medication was stolen from his vehicle while parked at his place of employment, 910 Eisenhower Drive, Goshen, at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday.

• A Goshen man told Goshen police he was robbed at gunpoint at 8:58 p.m. Tuesday while in the parking lot of an apartment complex at 2512 W. Clinton Ave., Goshen. The incident remains under investigation.

• Anthony Amaya, 702 S. Eighth St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a stereo speaker from his open garage at 11:51 p.m. Tuesday.

Assault/battery reports

• Tana Parson, an employee with Bashor Children’s Home, reported a 10-year-old male resident strangled another 13-year-old resident around 5:30 p.m. Monday, according to Elkhart County police. There were no signs of injury from the incident.

Traffic arrest

• Kevin Williams, 38, 613 Noelwood Drive, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 10:47 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Main and Hackett on a charge of driving a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. He was released on a memorandum to appear in court.


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  • Three Concord firefighters suspended for mishandling drugs Concord Township firefighters Don Mansell, Bill Creedon and Jon Simmons were accused by Concord Township Trustee Mark Grabill with the failure to follow the Concord Township Fire Department’s protocol regarding proper tag removal on narcotics boxes.

    April 17, 2014

  • GN140416 Leesburg crash Police News: April 17, 2014 A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police & Rescue News Six injured in crash northwest of Wakarusa

    A two-vehicle crash injured six people north of Wakarusa Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred around 7:20 a.m. at the intersection of C.R.s 1 and 26.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140416 Leesburg crash Driver critically injured in Kosciusko County crash

    A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred on C.R. 150 West just south of C.R. 400 North around 5 p.m.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man gets 80 years for threat on wife An Elkhart man who threatened to set his wife on fire has been sentenced to 80 years in prison.

    April 15, 2014

  • Police news: Several arrested on charges of drunken driving • Lori L. Ellis, 48, 12778 N. 300 East, Syracuse, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of driving while intoxicated at 1:35 a.m. Sunday. Ellis was stopped for a traffic stop at Dierdorff and Kercher Roads in Goshen for driving left of center and transported to the Elkhart County jail.

    April 13, 2014

  • Police/Rescue News: April 13, 2014 Area police made several arrests recently.

    April 12, 2014

  • GN140413 brookside fire Goshen firefighters battle blaze at Brookside Manor

    Goshen firefighters battled a blaze at a home in Brookside Manor Mobile Home Park this morning.
    The residence is located along Orchid Avenue in the park on Goshen's northwest side.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police respond to report of stolen tools GOSHEN -- A man was taken to a mental health facility after police responded to threats he made to harm himself and others. Goshen police blocked off Fifth Street between Madison and Jefferson Friday afternoon. For public safety reasons, other resid

    April 11, 2014

  • Sweepstakes phone scam reported Elkhart County Sheriff’s deputies are receiving multiple reports of a phone scam where the caller reports to be from Publisher’s Clearing House.

    April 11, 2014


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