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Police News

May 1, 2014

Police News: May 1, 2014

Elkhart County police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two males who were involved in a robbery north of Middlebury early Wednesday.

A 26-year-old female and her three children were home in the 12000 block of Pine Cone Drive in Middlebury at 6 a.m. when two unknown men wearing masks forced their way into the house and demanded money. The two males spent time in the residence and left with items belonging to the victim. The female was treated at IU Health Goshen Hospital for injuries sustained during the incident. The children were not injured.

Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, certain details are not being released at this time. Anyone with information regarding the incident can contact the Detective Bureau by calling 574-891-2300 or by clicking on the “Submit a Tip” button located at the top of the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page.

Traffic arrests

• Goshen police responded to a hit and run crash at the intersection of S. Tenth and Reynolds streets in Goshen Tuesday. Officers arrived and four vehicles were involved, including the hit and run vehicle that fled the scene. Jose Alfrado Rodriguez, 31, Goshen, was later located at his residence. He was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of a crash and never receiving a driver’s license. He was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

Theft/burglary reports

• Charles Patrick of LaGrange told LaGrange County police someone stole his debit card and made purchases totaling $445 between April 23 and Sunday.

• Eveline Hershberger of Goshen reported taking a counterfeit $100 bill in a business transaction to Goshen police at 605 W. Plymouth Avenue at 9 a.m. Monday.

• Sandra Garrant of New York told Goshen police someone stole an Apple iPad and other merchandise outside at 4024 Elkhart Road, Gosehn, at 4:31 p.m. Tuesday.

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    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.

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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

    A house cat was found beaten to death following a burglary at a home in Howe Sunday.

    July 21, 2014

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    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

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