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January 5, 2013

Police news for Jan. 5

The following theft and burglary incidents were recently reported by local police:

•  Robert C. Boots, Jr., told Elkhart County police someone stole his cell phone and wallet while he was working at Lippert Components, 65781 Sourwood Drive, Goshen. The incident happened between 2:15 and 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• Edward Brown, 31, 715 Monroe St. Apt. D, Elkhart, was arrested on a charge of theft at Meijer’s, 4522 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 3:56 p.m. Tuesday.

•  David T. Mercer, 52, 13425 C.R. 4, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police someone kicked open the front door of his residence and stole a television, change and a duffle bag Wednesday.

• Maria Sandoval, Goshen, told city police someone stole her wallet out of her shopping cart while she was shopping at Krogers, 209 Chicago Ave., Goshen, Monday.

• Deena M. Corbin, 37, 914 N. Sixth St. Apt A, Goshen, and Jamie Garcia, 36, 914 N. Sixth St. Apt A, of Goshen, were stopped by Wal-Mart loss prevention personnel after allegedly trying to shoplift Thursday afternoon. Corbin and Garcia were arrested by Goshen police and released with memorandums to appear.

• A loss prevention employee of Wal-Mart, 4024 Elkhart Road, Goshen, told Goshen police two juvenile females stole merchandise from the store and then fled at 3:39 p.m. Thursday. The two girls were located and taken into custody. One was released to her parents. The other was taken to the Elkhart County Juvenile Detention Center due to an outstanding felony warrant.

• Steven Hess, 111 E. Pike St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone may have entered his residence while he was not home Thursday.

• Paul Cox, 2910 Saybrook Court, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his television from his residence Thursday.

• Marcia Cox of Goshen told city police someone stole a ring and $22 from her while she was staying at a temporary residence along College Avenue Dec. 9.

Police investigate

apparent suicide

A Goshen resident contacted Elkhart County Public Safety Communications Center to report a possible suicide at 58789 Ox Bow Drive, Elkhart, at approximately 11:52 p.m. Monday. Jason South, 30, was found dead inside his residence of an apparent suicide, Elkhart County police reported.

Fraud reports

• Norma Howard of Goshen told city police she was the victim of fraud regarding her bank account this week.

• Sarah Bontrager of Middlebury told Elkhart County police someone made a fraudulent purchase with her debit card in the amount of $864.30.


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    July 31, 2014

  • 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

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    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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