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May 7, 2014

Shipshewana teen killed in car crash

A 17-year-old Shipshewana boy died in a single-vehicle crash at 4:50 p.m. Sunday. According to LaGrange County police, the crash occurred at C.R. 900 West.

Aaron Miller, 0760 N. 850 West, was driving a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero and crossed the centerline then lost control of the vehicle after crossing back again. The Alero rolled two times, landing on its top. Miller died at the scene.

Car leaves road

In another crash, a driver was injured on Ind. 5 near Ligonier at 1:08 a.m. Sunday. Robert P. Daggs, 24, 704 S. Cavin St., Ligonier, told LaGrange County police he fell asleep, leaving the road and struck a retaining wall that caused his 1996 Chevrolet to roll over several times. He was transported to Parkview Hospital for complaint of shoulder and head. Daggs was ticketed for false or fictitious registration and driving left of center.

Elkhart residents hurt

Three people were injured in a hit and run crash Sunday at M-60 and White Temple Road near Vandalia, Mich. The collision occurred at 2:55 p.m. According to Cass County police a Jeep driven by Delbert Raeder, 49, Elkhart, was going east on M-60, when a newer pickup truck came up behind the Jeep at a high rate of speed and rear-ended the vehicle. The Jeep was pushed off the road into the front deck of a house and into a tree. The front seat passenger, Carla Moore, 49, Elkhart, had to be extricated from the vehicle. Raeder and Moore were transported to Three Rivers Hospital and both were listed in stable condition. The back seat passenger, David Raeder, 54, Elkhart, was airlifted to Memorial Hospital of South Bend and listed in serious condition.

The newer dark colored pickup truck sustained front end damage and leaking fluids. The vehicle fled the scene and has not been located yet. In a press release, police said safety belts were not used by the passengers.

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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.

    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

  • 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


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