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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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    April 20, 2014

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  • Police & Rescue News Bristol bank robbery suspect arrested

    A South Bend man has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery last year in Bristol.
    Zamale E. Davis, 19, 1805 Chapin St., was arrested at 7:10 a.m. Friday in South Bend by officers with the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS GN0418 KCF car fire Police News: April 18, 2014 The following thefts and burglaries were recently reported to local police: • Ron Davidhizar told Goshen police Wednesday that someone broke into his storage shed at 221 Queen St. and stole items. • Personnel at Synergy RV Transport, 2448 E. Kercher

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Three Concord firefighters suspended for mishandling drugs Concord Township firefighters Don Mansell, Bill Creedon and Jon Simmons were accused by Concord Township Trustee Mark Grabill with the failure to follow the Concord Township Fire Department’s protocol regarding proper tag removal on narcotics boxes.

    April 17, 2014

  • GN140416 Leesburg crash Police News: April 17, 2014 A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police & Rescue News Six injured in crash northwest of Wakarusa

    A two-vehicle crash injured six people north of Wakarusa Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred around 7:20 a.m. at the intersection of C.R.s 1 and 26.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140416 Leesburg crash Driver critically injured in Kosciusko County crash

    A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred on C.R. 150 West just south of C.R. 400 North around 5 p.m.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man gets 80 years for threat on wife An Elkhart man who threatened to set his wife on fire has been sentenced to 80 years in prison.

    April 15, 2014

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