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Police News

August 4, 2013

POLICE NEWS: One warrant leads to three arrests



reports and arrests

• Joan Carranza, 309 Westfield Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole an all-in-one copy/printer/fax machine and currency from her vehicle while parked at her residence at 9:24 a.m. Saturday.

• Terry L. Jones, 1323 S. Ninth St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his digital video camera from his residence between July 26 and July 28.

• Efrain and Joanna Rodriguez, 428 N. First St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a pack of cigarettes and a bank debit card from their vehicles early Saturday morning.

• Brett Goble, 19, 708 E. Jefferson St., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on charges of theft and receiving stolen property at Second and Pike streets at 6:51 p.m. Saturday. He was transported to the Elkhart County jail.

• Sandra Chajon of Elkhart told Goshen police someone stole money from her while she was at her place of employment at 1801 Eisenhower Drive North, Goshen, at 7:30 p.m. Friday.


of child reported

• A 27-year-old Goshen man told Goshen police a toddler was walking in the 500 block of North Main Street without an adult supervision at 12:40 p.m. Saturday. The child’s parent was contacted and a report was taken. The Department of Child Services was notified of the incident.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Goshen police filed a report on damage to the touch screen at a Redbox machine at 429 W. Pike St., Goshen, at 4:25 p.m. Friday.

Fraud reports

• Billi Jo Thomas of Goshen filed a report with Goshen police of unauthorized charges of $203.42 made on her credit card at 7 a.m. Thursday. She provided police with information on a possible suspect.

• A report was filed with Goshen police from Martin’s Supermarket, 1527 Bashor Road, Goshen, that someone wrote two personal checks on a closed account sometime July 21.

Battery reports

and arrests

• A Bristol woman told Elkhart County police someone grabbed her wrists and pulled her at 2801 Toledo Road Apt. 114, Elkhart at 4:19 p.m. Wednesday. The woman was not injured.

• Brandon Belt, 25, 12654 York Lane, Middlebury, was arrested by Elkhart County police on a charges of domestic violence and possession of marijuana at 10 p.m. Thursday. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

• A Goshen woman filed a report with Goshen police on someone entering her residence without permission and battered her at 8:59 p.m. Thursday.

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  • Red D Mart armed robbery New Paris Police ask for public's help in identifying would-be robber

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    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

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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.

    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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