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April 18, 2014

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 Road, told police some televisions were stolen from recreation vehicles Saturday morning.

• Mary L. Wert, a Waterford Crossing resident, told Goshen police Wednesday that someone took around $110 in cash from her purse.

• Michael Valerio, 21, 22349 Stonebridge Drive, Elkhart, was arrested by Goshen police Wednesday on charges of forgery and identity theft. Police said he was found to be working at Forest River, 712 Eisenhower Drive South, using someone else’s information.

• Emily L. Howard-O’Keefe, 18, 59739 Garver Ave., Elkhart, was arrested on a charge of criminal conversion Wednesday at Wal-Mart, 4024 Elkhart Road. She was released on a memorandum to appear in Goshen Circuit Court.

• Personnel at Wal-Mart, 4024 Elkhart Road, told Goshen police that someone stole a sound bar from the store around 12:30 p.m. April 7.

• Gene Grove of Bristol told Elkhart County police Tuesday that someone else used his Social Security number in the county.

• Suzanne Mochamer told Elkhart County police that someone stole a Schwinn bicycle at 58775 Ox Bow Drive, Elkhart. The theft occurred between 5:40 and 8:50 p.m. Saturday.

• Lois Troyer of Goshen told Elkhart County police that on Jan. 20, someone unlawfully used her Discover credit card at a Wal-Mart and shipped to an Evansville, Ind., address.

Rape reported

A 20-year-old woman told Goshen police she was raped by her husband April 11. The attack reportedly took place at a home in Broadmore Estates.

Crash reports

• A Goshen man was hurt in a scooter crash early Thursday morning, Goshen police reported.

Police said James R. Reed was riding his scooter north on Lincolnway East when he traveled off the east side of the road and struck a tree in the front yard at 1418 Lincolnway. Reed suffered pain as a result of the mishap and was transported by ambulance to IU Health Goshen Hospital.

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  • 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

  • police lights.jpg Motorcyclist dies from crash injuries

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • POLICE NEWS: July 14, 2014 David Carranza, 420 Johnston St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole money from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at his residence at 11 p.m. Friday.

    July 14, 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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