Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Police News

November 24, 2013

Ligonier man sentenced to six years in prison

A Ligonier man was sentenced to prison on a drug-related charge last week.

Gerald Sawicki, 53, had previously pleaded guilty to attempted dealing in methamphetamine by manufacuturing. In Elkhart Circuit Court Thursday, he was sentenced to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections, plus six years on probation. He was given credit for 240 days he’d already been incarcerated.

Sawicki was arrested by Goshen police after a traffic stop in March in the 1800 block of Lincolnway East.

Display of a firearm reported

• Angela Lemarr, Roxbury Park, Goshen, told Goshen police a firearm was displayed at 11:45 p.m. Thursday.

Teen allegedly had knife at GMS

A 13-year-old boy at Goshen Middle School, 1216 S. Indiana Ave., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of possessing a knife on school property at 1 p.m. Friday.

He was released to his parent on a promise to appear in juvenile court.

Theft/burglary reports

• Harriet Miller of Goshen told Elkhart County police her debit card number was used to make four purchases she didn’t authorize. The purchases were made Nov. 17 and 18 and totaled $82.96.

• Aaron Patel, Goshen, told Goshen police an employee allegedly stole large amounts of money from the cash register at 1000 S. Main St., Goshen, Tuesday and Wednesday. Evidence was collected and a report taken, police said.

• Beth Vanness, 1115 West Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police of a possible mail scam at 10:14 a.m. Friday.

• A Goshen landlord found counterfeit U.S. currency at 415 Noble Court, Goshen, and turned it in to Goshen police at 9 a.m. Thursday.

• Richard Cariville, 907 Nikki Lane, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his personal property Oct. 20.

• Gordon Skinner, 316 E. Monroe St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his wallet and contents at 8 a.m. Oct. 1.

• Maria Espinosa, 324 Stone Drive, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole the vehicle registration from her vehicle during the overnight hours Friday.

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  • 2 Elkhart County work release escapees reported Two Goshen men have been listed as escapees from the Elkhart County Work Release Center in Goshen.Elkhart County police reported Tuesday that John A. Eller, 48, was reported as an escapee at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Thomas M. Moser, 35, was reported as an

    July 31, 2014

  • Two drivers injured in crash A collision Monday injured two drivers in Goshen, according to Goshen police.

    July 30, 2014

  • 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


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