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Police News

March 9, 2013

Semi driver leaves scene of crash

Anthony E. Holewinski of Goshen told Goshen police his vehicle was struck by a semi in the 2700 block of College Avenue in Goshen at 2:05 p.m. Thursday. The semi left the scene.

Theft/burglary reports

• Denise Morrison, 4046  Shawnee Drive, Goshen, told Elkhart County police someone stole several items of jewelry from her residence between Feb. 27 and Tuesday.

• An employee at Bashor Children’s Home, 62226 C.R. 15, Goshen, told Elkhart County police a juvenile stole a van belonging to the home and ran away around 7 p.m. Thursday. The juvenile was apprehended in the van in Whitley County and returned to Bashor Children’s Home.

• The office manager for Unique Siding Comp., 2400 Eisenhower Drive North, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a license plate for a company trailer around 8 a.m. Feb. 1.

• Jimmy O’Daniel and James Morris, 1613 S. 12th St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole two televisions and jar of change from the residence at 12:50 p.m.. Thursday.

Battery reports

• Julie Slater, 14169 Claire Lane, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police a juvenile punched a 12-year-old female in the arm and kicked her on the back of her legs around 6 p.m. Thursday. The 12-year-old old complained of pain and there was no visible injury according to police. The male juvenile was taken into custody and transported to Juvenile Detention Center on a charge of battery.

• Tony Hill of Goshen told Goshen police someone slapped him while he was at Tony’s Grill, 103 N. Fifth St., Goshen around 8:02 a.m. Thursday.

Fraud reports

• Vicki Blevins of Bristol told Elkhart County police someone used her debit card to make unauthorized purchases after she lost the card Feb. 14.

• Jack Nelson of Shipshewana told Goshen police someone used his debit card information at a Goshen pizza place to obtain food around 4 p.m. Feb. 24.

Traffic arrests

• Stephanie Grant, 24, 23611 Cole St., Elkhart was arrested by Goshen police on charges of leaving the scene of a property damage crash, not having insurance and driving with a suspended driver’s license with prior convictions after a hit and run crash at 10:33 a.m. Thursday.

OWI arrests

• Karen Weaver, 55, Goshen, was stopped for a traffic violation by Elkhart County police on C.R. 46 near C.R. 29 in New Paris at 12:22 a.m. Friday. She was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence and incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

• Bradley C. Murray, 21, 10074 Linden Dr. NW, Grand Rapids, Mich., was arrested by Goshen police on a charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and never having received a driver’s license at 2:20 a.m. Friday. A traffic stop was made in the 900 block of West Pike Street, Goshen for unsafe lane movement. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

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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

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    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.
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    July 22, 2014

  • Cat beaten to death in burglary

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    July 21, 2014

  • GN140721 Kosciusko Fatal Photo #2.jpg Fiery crash kills one, critically injures two in North Webster

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    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.

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