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Police News

November 2, 2013

Home safe swiped


• Ronald Davidhizar reported a burglary at 511 N. Fifth St. to Goshen police Thursday. Someone took tools from a garage. Also, a bag of tools belonging to one of Davidhizar’s employees was taken from a truck parked across the street.

• Ana A. Torres of Goshen reported a case of theft and burglary at 3325 Hackberry Drive to Goshen police Thursday.

• Jerrod Canfield of Elkhart told Goshen police Thursday that someone stole his cell phone while he was at work at Supreme Corp., 2581 Kercher Road.

• Luis Gambona told Goshen police Thursday that someone stole his home-made dual-axle utility trailer. The theft occurred on First Street.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Goshen police went to 411 W. Wilden Ave. Thursday after receiving a report that several juveniles were breaking windows at a vacant home.

• Goshen police arrested Austin L. Wiles, 20, homeless, Goshen, early Friday morning on a charge of criminal mischief. Police said Wiles damaged property at 1375 Lincolnway East.

• Greg Mercer, 53520 Baywater Place, Bristol, told Elkhart County police someone wrote graffiti on both his garage doors between 1:19 a.m. and 4:09 a.m. Monday.

Drug/alcohol arrests

• Damon Collins, 23, 29240 Kauffman St., Elkhart, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a traffic stop around 8:10 p.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of East Waterford Street, Wakarusa. Collins was arrested on two Elkhart County warrants and on charges including possession of marijuana and driving while his driving privileges were suspended. He was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

OWI arrests

The following motorists were recently arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated:

• Isaac Perez, 24, 65688 Woodbury Drive, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police after a traffic stop around 1:20 a.m. Friday in the area of Third and Washington streets. In addition to the OWI, Perez was arrested on a charge of driving while being a habitual traffic violator.

Traffic arrests

• Billy O’Dell, 34, 342 Joyce Court, Elkhart, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a traffic stop around 8:45 p.m. Thursday at Pike and Third Streets in Goshen. O’Dell was taken into custody on a charge of driving while being a habitual traffic violator and incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

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  • 2 Elkhart County work release escapees reported Two Goshen men have been listed as escapees from the Elkhart County Work Release Center in Goshen.Elkhart County police reported Tuesday that John A. Eller, 48, was reported as an escapee at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Thomas M. Moser, 35, was reported as an

    July 31, 2014

  • Two drivers injured in crash A collision Monday injured two drivers in Goshen, according to Goshen police.

    July 30, 2014

  • POLICE NEWS FOR JULY 28, 2014: Children injured in crash Two children and an adult were taken to a local hospital Sunday with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of C.R. 17 and C.R. 18, east of Elkhart.Judy K. Buckmeier, 63, was southbound in a 2014 Buick Enclave carrying three p

    July 28, 2014

  • Police news for July 27, 2014 Drug-related arrestsA Middlebury man was arrested Friday morning on two drug-related charges and driving with a suspended license. According to Goshen police, Martin Brown, 26, was stopped at 6:10 a.m. for failing to signal within 200 feet of a turn

    July 27, 2014

  • Elkhart man arrested after hitting utility pole A 2007 Lincoln MKZ driven by Robert Maxey, 25, Elkhart, was eastbound on C.R. 4, east of C.R. 5 near Elkhart. According to Elkhart County police, the vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a utility pole at 12:27 a.m. Friday. Maxey was transported to

    July 25, 2014

  • 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


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