Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Police News

April 30, 2014

Handgun reported at Goshen business was registered


• Paula F. Duncan of Goshen told Goshen police someone entered her residence and took her medication and a debit card at 10 a.m. Sunday.

• An 81-year-old Goshen resident told Goshen police of receiving a telephone call from a male who advised he worked for the Social Security Administration. The resident gave the male caller their bank account information and later realized the call was a scam. The bank was contacted and the account was closed.

• Maria D. Hernandez-Lopez, 26, 64712 C.R. 21 Lot 285, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of theft at Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2304 Lincolnway East, Goshen. The incident occurred at 8:38 p.m. Monday and was transported to Elkhart County jail.

Vandalism reports

• Staff at Bashor Children’s School, 62226 C.R. 15, Goshen, told Elkhart County police a student damaged a hall chair by throwing it against a door sometime April 24.

• Melissa D. Kauffman of Bristol told Elkhart County police Monday someone was harassing her and put nails and screws in the parking places that damaged her vehicle’s tire. The incident occurred at 16726 C.R. 8 in Bristol at 9:15 p.m. April 17.

• Robert Jeffers, 53586 C.R. 27 Lot 35, Bristol, told Elkhart County police someone damaged his residence with a metal baseball bat at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Traffic arrests

• Ryan Parson, 26, 808 S. Eighth St., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of being an habitual traffic violator during a traffic stop in the 600 block of E. Plymouth Avenue in Goshen. The incident occurred at 9:41 a.m. Monday and was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

• Breanna K. Bontrager, 18, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police at 12:24 a.m. Saturday on C.R. 16, just west of C.R. 1, Elkhart, on a charge of driving a motor vehicle with a suspended drivers license. She was booked into the 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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