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February 9, 2013

Police news for Feb. 8, 2013

Elkhart County police arrested a Goshen man who allegedly threatened to kill his grandfather and neighbor Thursday.

Zachery Hruby, 23, 22928 Mulberry Court, was arrested at 1:30 p.m. on two felony counts of intimidation. He was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

Police said Hruby made the threats while armed with a machete. The incident took place at Hruby’s home, according to police.

Theft/burglary reports

• Kosciusko County police have arrested two people who allegedly stole boats in the Papakeechie Lake area.

Kosciusko County and Indiana State police arrested Lindsay Raye Housman, 25, Cromwell, Wednesday while she was walking in the Enchanted Hills subdivision. Investigators said Housman was involved in the theft of at least two aluminum flat-bottom boats, as well as power tools.

Police also alleged that Charles (Chuck) E. Norris, 29, Cromwell, was involved in the same boat thefts, which reportedly took place in the fall of 2012. Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Norris on a felony burglary count and two felony theft counts.

According to police, Norris is incarcerated in the Whitley County Jail on unrelated charges including escape, aggravated battery, intimidation with a deadly weapon and probation violation.

• Nancy Casarez, 508 Middlebury St., Goshen, told Goshen police Thursday that someone broke into her apartment late last week or early this week while she was out of town. Several items in her apartment were damaged.

• Someone tried to steal televisions from Dutchman Manufacturing, 2021 E. Kercher Road, Thursday, according to a Goshen police report.

• Amanda Rodriguez, 35, 1809 Westplains Drive Apt. A-3, was arrested by Goshen police Thursday night at Martin’s Supermarket, 1527 Bashor Road. Rodriguez allegedly tried to leave the store without paying for items. She was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

• Terrence Wise, 34, 622 E. Lincoln Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police Friday that someone attempted to break into his house during the night. Officers found the front door and door jamb at Wise’s home damaged.

Traffic arrests

• Olga M. Sosa, 511 E. Jefferson St., Goshen, was arrested Thursday by Goshen police on a charge of driving while her license privileges were suspended. She was arrested after being involved in an automobile crash around 12:32 p.m. in the 500 block of East Jefferson St. Sosa was released at the scene with a court date.

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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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