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June 13, 2014

Warsaw man dies after Wednesday crash

A 22 year old white male from Warsaw died Wednesday afternoon at Lutheran Hospital where he had been flown from an early morning crash near Warsaw.

The deceased, Michael Keener, was involved in an accident at approximately 5:20 a.m. on North 150 West near West 300 North in Kosciusko County. Cause of death has been listed as blunt force trauma. The incident remains under investigation by the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department and the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

Crash reports

• An Elkhart man and a Mishawaka man were injured in a three-vehicle collision at 4:44 p.m. Wednesday near Elkhart. According to Elkhart County police, Daniel Matthews, 19, Elkhart, was driving his vehicle east on U.S. 33, just west of C.R. 1, when Matthews reportedly feel asleep at the wheel, causing his vehicle to veer left of the roadway’s center line and sideswipe a second vehicle heading west on U.S. 33. Matthews’ vehicle then reportedly continued veering left of center, colliding with a third vehicle heading west on U.S. 33 nearly head on. All vehicles sustained heavy damage from the incident. Matthews was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of elbow pain and lacerations to the face, arms and legs. The driver of the third vehicle, Brock Burden, 28, Mishawaka, was also transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of a broken leg, lacerations and back pain. The driver of the second vehicle, Charles Hall, 56, Goshen, was uninjured. Matthews was cited fro driving left of center.

Theft/burglary reports

• Natasha M. Tucker, 918 Wilson Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole her bicycle while parked at her residence at approximately 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

• Mark Wagner, manager of Chicago Marathon, 22013 Ind. 120, Bristol, filed a report with Elkhart County police Tuesday indicating someone stole $100.12 from the gas station on April 29 by cashing a payroll check that had already been cashed on the internet.

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    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

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    July 22, 2014

  • Cat beaten to death in burglary

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    July 21, 2014

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    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.

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