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Police News

June 4, 2014

Two men airlifted after C.R. 44 crash

Two Goshen men were airlifted to South Bend Memorial Hospital for injuries they suffered after being ejected from the car they were in at 11:42 a.m. Monday. Both men have since been released from the hospital.

According to Elkhart County Ptl. Shannon Stanfill, Matthew Thompson, 27, Goshen, was driving a 1994 Pontiac Bonneville east on C.R. 44, west of C.R. 13. The car left the south side of the road. Thompson lost control of the car, police reported, causing him to travel across the road to the north. The car rolled several times into a farm field, ejecting Thompson and his passenger, Aaron Frasier, 23, Goshen.

Thompson had back pain. Frasier had back and head pain. Both men were airlifted by helicopter to Memorial. According to hospital officials Tuesday, both men were discharged.

The crash remains under investigation.

Driver hurt in Michigan crash

An Elkhart driver was injured in a one-car crash Monday at the intersection of Calvin Center Road and U.S. 12 east of Edwardsburg, Michigan. The incident occurred at 9 p.m. According to Cass County police, Phillip Spencer, 42, Elkhart, was driving southbound on Calvin Center Road when he failed to stop at the intersection. Spencer’s truck left the road and struck a number of trees and overturned. He was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment. The crash remains under investigation.

Theft/burglary reports

• Leo Bateman, 1605 S. 12th St., Goshen, told Goshen police his son’s gray and black Next bicycle was stolen from his yard at around 7 p.m. Friday.

• The sexton at Oak Ridge Cemetery, 1200 E. Vistula St., Bristol, told Bristol police someone removed all the flower pots, flowers and other miscellaneous items from the cemetery sometime Saturday.

• Employees of LeMaster Steel Erectors Inc., reported to Bristol police someone pried open a tool box at the job site and removed tools sometime Saturday.

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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

    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

  • 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

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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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