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June 25, 2014

Fort Wayne teen struck by car while riding bicycle

A Fort Wayne teenager was injured when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle at 12:16 p.m. Saturday near Goshen. According to Elkhart County police, Santos Valdez, 49, of Indianapolis, was driving his vehicle northbound on U.S. 33 at C.R. 40 when a cyclist in front of him attempted to turn left onto C.R. 40, at which time Valdez told police he struck the cyclist with the right side of his vehicle.

The cyclist, later identified as Owen Krauskopf, 15, of Fort Wayne, told police he thought he had enough time to make the turn in front of Valdez’ vehicle. Krauskopf was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment of an abrasion to his left hand and lacerations to his left and right leg. Valdez was uninjured.

Counterfeitmoney found

Elkhart police have taken several cases involving counterfeit $20 and $50 bills during the past week. Police are alerting the public and businesses to possible counterfeit $20 and $50 bills in circulation in the Elkhart area. Anyone with information can call Elkhart police at 574-389-4711 or the tip line at 389-4777.

Bristol teen injured

A Bristol teenager was injured when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle at 2:44 p.m. Friday while riding along Ash road. According to Elkhart County police, Dylan Bailey, 14, was traveling east across Ash Road and failed to yield the right of way to a vehicle traveling north on Ash Road south of Old U.S. 20. Bailey reportedly rode in front of the second vehicle, resulting in a collision.

Bailey was transported by ambulance to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of abrasions to his head and right knee. The driver of the second vehicle, Jeffrey Cauffman, 44, Mishawaka, was uninjured. No citations were issued.

Three-vehicle crash

According to Elkhart County police, Quentin Pittman, 18, Elkhart, was driving a 2001 Chevy Malibu on Ind. 19, north of C.R. 26, and slid into the rear-end of a 2005 Mazda RX6 driven by Jennie Tevlin, 34, Elkhart. The crash occurred at 9:47 a.m. Monday. The collision caused Tevlin to crash into the rear-end of a 2005 Buick Raner driven by Brittany Clow, 31, Osceola. Both drivers were stopped at the intersection according to police. Tevlin was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for complaint of back pain. Pittman was ticketed.

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  • 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

    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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