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Police News

April 6, 2014

Police investigate possible drug tampering

Elkhart County police are looking into a report that drugs may have been improperly handled.

On Feb. 21, staff at IU Health Goshen, 200 West High Park Ave., told police that narcotic vials in the care of a fire department had been tampered with and possibly had the contents removed without authorization. Police confirmed Friday that the case involves Concord Township Fire Department.

Police said the case is still being investigated.

Theft/burglary reports

• Mary Ann Moman, Indianapolis, told Goshen police Friday that someone obtained her credit card number while she was staying at the Hampton Inn, 1968 Lincolnway East. The credit card number was then used minutes later to make a purchase without Moman’s consent.

• Shkema Allen, 36, 1447 Peabody Court, St. Louis, Mo., was arrested Friday after allegedly trying to shoplift at Walmart, 2304 Lincolnway East. She was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

• Loss prevention staff at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, told Goshen police that two females stole items at the store and fled when confronted by employees. The stolen items were recovered.

Battery reports

• Eric Bice, 22, 221 Queen St., was arrested by Goshen police Saturday on a charge of domestic battery in the presence of a child. The incident reportedly occurred around 2:16 a.m. at Bice’s home. Bice was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

Traffic arrests

• Charolett Estes, 45, 910 Wilson Ave., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police Friday on a charge of leaving a crash scene. The crash, which involved injuries, occurred shortly before 6 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Main St. Estes was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

OWI arrests

The following motorists were arrested, and incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail, on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated:

• Nicholas J. Himes, 35, 1606 Tippecanoe Drive, Apt. A1, Warsaw, was arrested by Goshen police after a traffic stop around 2:30 a.m. Saturday at Burdick and 14th streets. In addition to the OWI, Himes was also arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana.

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  • 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

  • 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


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