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Police News

October 30, 2013

Shots fired at rural Goshen home

A rural Goshen homeowner reported to Elkhart County police Sunday that someone shot her house three times at 8:06 p.m.

Amy Magellanes, 20248 C.R. 19, told police the person drove past her residence and shot her house with a gun and then shot it again twice with a BB gun, causing two dents and one hole in the side of her residence.

Auto crashes

Several auto collisions were reported to local police agencies recently. They include:

• A passenger was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday.

LaGrange County police said a 2007 Suzuki driven by Julio Garcia-Duran, 35, Fort Wayne, collided with a deer on Ind. 9, south of C.R. 300 South. The passenger, Celia Garcia, 39, Fort Wayne, was transported to Parkview LaGrange Hospital for treatment of an arm injury.

• A passenger was injured in a two-vehicle collision Sunday at C.R. 28, west of C.R. 17 near Goshen. The crash occurred at 3 p.m.

According to Elkhart County police, a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Paula Mitchell, 46, Goshen, rear-ended the 2005 GMC Yukon driven by Eliseo Rodriguez Abrica, 63, Elkhart. Erlinda Rodriguez Abrica, 49, Elkhart, was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for complaint of pain to neck. Mitchell was ticked for an unsafe start.

• David Munoz-Rangel, Goshen, reported to Goshen police at 3:30 p.m. Sunday that another vehicle struck his car in the 600 block of South Seventh St. and the driver left the scene.

• Charles J. Schueneman reported to Elkhart County police that he was in a private parking lot at 18541 U.S. 20 at 6:41 a.m. Monday when a semi-trailer struck his Honda Pilot and left the scene.

Window peeper reported

• A 57-year-old Goshen woman told Goshen police a male was looking into a window of a residence at 2414 W. Clinton St., Goshen, at 10:03 p.m. Sunday.

Found property reports

• Lowell Defrees, 310 Egbert Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police he found a mo-ped behind his residence and was unable to locate the owner. The mo-ped was confiscated by police.

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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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