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January 24, 2013

Police news for Jan. 24, 2013

Police and firefighters have found a body inside a residence Wednesday at Chapman Lake in Warsaw, according to a Kosciusko County police release. A four alarm call came in at 10:26 a.m. for a fire at 2147 Chapman Lake Drive, Warsaw, and the multiple family structure was engulfed in flames with more than 40 firefighters on the scene since 10:30 a.m.

Responders said two individuals escaped without injury. The lake is two miles northeast of the Warsaw city limits. According to the release, The Red Cross of Kosciusko County provided assistance to families and emergency responders on the scene. Ruptured gas lines and failing/falling power lines caused possible hazardous conditions.

Crash reports

• A female driver was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for neck pain Tuesday after she lost control of her 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse and struck the median. Rachel Schrock, 18, Elkhart, was driving east on St. Joseph Valley Parkway on the C.R. 20 overpass at 12:13 p.m. According to Elkhart County police, Schrock was warned for not reducing speed for weather conditions.

• William Spore, 31, Argos, was transported to a local hospital for neck pain after the 2003 Mazda SUV he was riding in with Betty Spore, 55, Syracuse struck the rear end of a semi-tractor driven by Michael Stiltner, 46, of Byran, Ohio. The crash occurred Monday at 4:49 p.m. at U.S. Highway 6 and C.R. 29. No citations were given by Elkhart County police.

• Two drivers were cited for driving with suspended licenses after their vehicles crashed Tuesday at 4:24 a.m. on C.R. 20, west of C.R. 9, according to Elkhart County police. A 1995 Nissan Maxima driven by Casey Gose, 29, Elkhart, collided with the 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven Luis Vargas, 38, Goshen. Gose was cited for driving left of center and transported to Elkhart General Hospital for shoulder pain.

• According to Elkhart County police, Bryce Day, 16, Middlebury, was traveling east on C.R. 10, east of C.R. 39 at 6:04 p.m. Monday when his 1991 Dodge pickup slid off the road and struck a utility pole. Day was transported by ambulance to IU Health Goshen Hospital for lacerations to his left arm and a possible concussion. No citations were issued and the crash is still under investigation.

• A driver was injured after crashing into a house owned by LaCasa at 627 N. Main St., Goshen, at 9:56 a.m. Tuesday, according to Goshen police. Rebecca Gerber, 59, Edwardsburg, Mich., was traveling southbound on Ind. 15 when she hit a slick spot on the road. Her 1999 Ford Contour left the road, jumping a curb and slid sideways until the driver’s side crashed into the house and the rear end of the vehicle slid into the front porch, a report stated.

According to police, there was damage to the siding of the house along with the columns holding the front porch roof. LaCasa officials reported damage to the interior of the building.

• Two drivers were injured Monday in a collision at the intersection of Wilden Avenue and Indiana Avenue, according to Goshen police. The crash occurred at 6 p.m. A 2010 Lincoln driven by Mary Shafer, 62, White Pigeon, Mich., was traveling east on Wilden Avenue when she collided into the rear of the 2000 Chrysler Voyager driven by Larion Swartzendruber, 64, Goshen, who was turning north on Indiana Avenue. The drivers were treated at the scene.

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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

    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

  • 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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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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