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April 19, 2012

Police news for April 19, 2012

Elkhart County Sheriff’s officers began an investigation after the body of a 21-year-old Elkhart man was found dead at his home Monday night.

Police said the body of  Jesse L. Bowen, 21, was found at 56649 Best Ave. at 10:48 p.m. Monday. Police called the death suspicious and said an autopsy was scheduled to help determine the cause of death.

The investigation was continuing.

Goshen man arrested for using invalid S.S. number

Goshen police reported the arrest of Juan Garcia-Rodriguez, 34, 2611 S. Main St., Goshen, at Recreation by Design, 21746 Buckingham Road, Elkhart, on charges of working under an invalid Social Security number and on the authority of an Elkhart County warrant.

Theft/burglary reports

• Goshen police were called at 6:15 p.m. Sunday to Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road, after an assistant manager said two Dyson sweepers were stolen that evening. Suspects placed the sweepers in a shopping cart and left the store without paying for them, police were told.

• The assistant manager at Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road, reported the theft of alcohol to city police Sunday. The Walmart official said a suspect concealed a bottle of alcohol and left the store without paying for it at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• According to a Goshen police report, Franklin Creech, 41, 313 E. Lincoln Ave., reported Monday that a yard swing was stolen from his property earlier that day.

• Goshen police received a report from Cathie Miller, 907 Georgia Road, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when she reported that someone charged $21,000 on her credit card without her authority.  A case report was made by city police.

• Goshen police were called to Walmart, 2304 Lincolnway East, at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday and arrested three people for shoplifting. Police cited Daniel L. Runion, 19, and David Anglemyer, 18, on charges of criminal conversion and released them. Jonathon McGowen, 18, 702 S. Eighth St., was arrested on a charge of theft and was booked at the county jail.

• According to a sheriff’s report, Kerry Wilson, 61, 30312 Old U.S. 20, Elkhart, reported on Tuesday that someone stole a Lawnboy lawnmower and a Sears leafraker from his shed. Mail and a newspaper were also found in the shed.

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  • 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

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    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.

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  • 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,

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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

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