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November 24, 2013

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• An employee at Kroger’s Gas Station, 209 Chicago Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police a female pumped $20 worth of gas and left without paying for their gasoline at 7:13 p.m. Friday.

• Bryan Gunn, 716 E. Lincoln Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a window air conditioner at 7:45 p.m. Friday.

• Nataly Ponce, 221 Tanglewood Drive, Goshen, told Goshen police someone entered her residence sometime Friday.

Suspicious person reported

• A Goshen man reported to Goshen police that after he finished shopping at a local store at 1527 Bashor Road, Goshen, he was approached by a black male at 8 p.m. Thursday. The male claimed his car was disabled and he was in need of a ride to an automotive store.

Once inside the victim’s car, the male changed his story and needed a lift to where his car had broken down, which went from a couple of blocks away to wanting a ride to Elkhart to a friend’s home. The Goshen man drove to a well lit area and let the man out.

Battery reports

• Goshen police were dispatched to Oaklawn, 209 Lakeview Drive, Goshen, because of a fight. A 21-year-old man reported being battered and was transported IU Health Goshen Hospital at 9:40 p.m. Friday.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• An employee of Elijah’s Fire International Church, 2616 Peddler’s Village Road, Goshen, told Goshen police of gang graffiti being spray painted on the back of their building sometime Oct. 1.

• Maribel Mares, 217 Tanglewood Drive, Goshen, told Goshen police someone broke the rear window of her SUV. Police arrived and found several other vehicles to have similar damage at 10:35 p.m. Friday.

• Rosa Lopez, 215 S. Riverside Blvd., Goshen, told Goshen police someone broke the rear window on her vehicle at 9 p.m. Friday.

OWI arrests

• Efren Calderon, 31, 17933 C.R. 40, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of driving while intoxicated after being stopped for failing to use headlights at Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue at 12:12 a.m. Saturday. He was transported to the Elkhart County jail.

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  • 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

  • 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


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