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June 21, 2013

Police news for June 22

Driver seriously hurt in crash

A driver was airlifted to a hospital Friday after a single-vehicle crash at C.R. 700 South, east of 1100 West near Topeka.

The crash occurred at 8:35 a.m. LaGrange County police said a F350 Ford driven by Katie Bussard, 27, White Pigeon, Mich., was traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle went off the road and hit a tree stump and a fence.

Police said Bussard was removed from the vehicle by passersby. Bussard was airlifted to Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne, where she was listed in serious condition Friday.

Theft incidents

• Katie Knight, 402 S. Sixth St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole an orange and black BMX 16-inch bike from her porch during the evening hours Wednesday.

• Terry Smith, 1016 S. Seventh St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole six solar lights and one solar insect light from the front of his residence June 15.

• Betty J. Smith, 2304 Lincolnway East, Goshen, told Goshen police she lost her wallet or someone stole her wallet Tuesday.

• Elena Cortez-Delgado, 41, 59657 Glenmore Ave., Elkhart, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of theft at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 1 p.m. Thursday. She was later released on a memorandum to appear in court.

• Wayne Price, 1420 Wilson Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole solar lights from his yard at approximately Thursday.

Vandalism reports

• Chelsea Hoel, 310 Roxbury Park, Goshen, told Goshen police Wednesday that someone egged her house during the overnight hours.

• The property manager at 1375 Lincolnway East, Goshen, told Goshen police someone damaged the building with spray paint Monday.

• Jaslyn Taylor, Goshen, told Goshen police someone vandalized her vehicle and her North Main Street home June 12.

• Susan Juarez, 714 S. Eleventh St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone poured sugar into her vehicle’s fuel tank. She told police she noticed this when arriving to a gas station to fill the tank at 12:17 a.m. Friday.

Fraud reports

• Jennifer Rowdabaugh, Goshen, told Goshen police someone made fraudulent charges on her bank account May 20.

• Lavere Rouch, Nappanee, told Elkhart County police Wednesday someone opened a line of credit in his name and made a purchase July 20, 2012.

Traffic incidents

• Terry A. Stidham, 19, Millersburg, was involved in a crash at the intersection of Kercher Road and Firethorn Drive in Goshen at 2:47 p.m. Wednesday. After the collision, the driver of the other vehicle, a maroon mini-van, left the scene without exchanging information or waiting for police to arrive. Stidham had minor abrasions to his arms from his airbags deploying and declined medical treatment, Goshen police said.

Drug/alcohol incidents

• Rosanna Burkholder told Elkhart County police Tuesday she found a green plastic bottle with a straw in it believed to be used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. The bottle was found in the ditch alongside C.R. 100, north of U.S. 6 on the east side of the road. The Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Section was called to assist in the investigation.

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    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

  • 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


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