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December 4, 2013

POLICE NEWS: Millersburg convenience store clerk robbed at gunpoint


• Brian C. Whitaker, 38, 403 W. Pike St., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police Monday after he allegedly stole from the Goodwill box in the parking lot at Save A Lot, 1401 College Ave. The police report lists the incident time as 11 a.m. Whitaker was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

• Amber Bravo, 385 Brookside Manor, Goshen, told Goshen police that sometime between Friday night and Monday morning, someone entered her home and stole a laptop computer and a desktop computer.

• Sarah Miller, 104 W. Plymouth Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police Monday that someone stole medication from her residence.

• Staff at Martin’s Supermarket, 1527 Bashor Road, told Goshen police Monday that someone cashed a counterfeit check at the store.

• Michael Chavez, 22, 601 W. Wilkinson Apt. 3, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police after allegedly trying to shoplift at Martin’s Supermarket, 1527 Bashor Road, around 6:30 p.m. Chavez was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

OWI reports

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

• John Cook, 67, 59765 Ridgewood Drive, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart city police around 1:45 a.m. Thursday after a traffic stop in the area of East Bristol Street and Cobblestone.

• Jana R. Cook, 45, 103 1/2 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a traffic stop around 1:47 a.m. Monday at Ind. 19 and the U.S. 20 Bypass.

• Cody Conrad, 25, 67507 Beech Road, Wakarusa, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a traffic stop around 12:45 a.m. on U.S. 33 north of Glenmore Avenue.

• Cory Malcom, 26, 2428 Redspine Boulevard, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a two-vehicle crash around 11:15 p.m. Nov. 27 on U.S. 20 east of C.R. 7. In addition to the OWI, Malcom was also arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana.

• Jeffrey J. Bainter, 52, 18819 C.R. 20, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a traffic stop around 2:47 a.m. Nov. 27 on Ind. 19 south of C.R. 20. In addition to the OWI, Bainter was also arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Salvador Flores, 46, 623 S. Eighth St., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police after a traffic stop in the 200 block of South Eighth Street around 2:24 p.m. Sunday.

Traffic arrests

• Luis Alcocer, 28, 21153 C.R. 40, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police after a traffic top around 7:50 p.m. Sunday on C.R. 17 north of Ind. 119. Alcocer was incarcerated on a charge of driving while being a habitual traffic violator.

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  • 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

  • Elkhart motorcyclist dies from injuries Michael Nunez, 33, Elkhart, died at 8 p.m. Monday from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle collision at C.R. 6 and C.R. 13 near Elkhart, according to Elkhart County police. The crash occurred at 7:45 p.m. Sunday.According to Elkhart County police,

    July 16, 2014


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