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December 8, 2012

Police News for Dec. 8

Missing Syracuse teen located

A teen who went missing in the Syracuse area Thursday was later located.

Syracuse police were sent to a residence in the town at approximately 6 p.m. Thursday for an out-of-control 14-year-old. When police arrived, the child fled on foot. Police reported that after officers were unable to locate the youth, the Turkey Creek Fire Department and EMS were requested to assist with the search at 7:46 p.m.

Benton Township Fire Department personnel were called in at 8 p.m. to assist in the search. A total of 25 emergency personnel conducted the search, according to police, and the child was located en route back to the residence at 8:15 p.m.

The child was evaluated at the scene by Turkey Creek Fire Department Territory EMS personnel due to the cold weather conditions. No further medical attention was required. Police said the child was returned unharmed to the residence with the child’s parents.

Theft/burglary reports

• Andrew Morse of Goshen reported to Goshen police this week that someone stole items from his property and pets were left abandoned after two tenants moved out of a residence.

Vandalism reports

• Lindsey Kurtz of Middlebury told Goshen police someone  vandalized her vehicle while it was parked at 924 W. Pike St. Thursday.

• Gary Miller, 126 Huron St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone damaged his 2010 Dodge Caravan Wednesday in the 100 block of Huron Street.

OWI arrests

Police recently arrested the following motorists on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated:

• Gerald Cripe, 69, 20382 C.R. 40, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police after a traffic stop on Twelfth Street, south of College Avenue, at 7:48 p.m. Thursday.

•  Rebecca Wilson, 19, 612 N. Main St., Goshen, was arrested after a traffic stop at 12:33 a.m. Friday near C.R. 17 and C.R. 45. In addition to the OWI, Wilson was also arrested on a charge of illegal consumption of alcohol. Katelinn Yoder, 19, 57778  Ind. 15, Goshen, was also arrested on a charge of illegal consumption.

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  • 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

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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.

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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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