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Police News

June 5, 2014

Info on cemetery flower thief sought

Oakridge Cemetery in Bristol has experienced several thefts of flowers according to Bristol police.

The sexton, Dave Love, is requesting anyone who has experienced the loss of flowers, baskets or other items to call his office at 320-8500 or the police department at 848-4464. There is a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of persons involved in the thefts.

Motorcyclist is OK after wreck

A motorcyclist refused medical treatment after a single collision at C.R. 24, west of C.R. 41 in Middlebury. According to Elkhart County police, Wesley Bontrager, 19, Middlebury, was driving a 2004 Honda CBR600 when he lost control while traveling through an “S” curve and unable to maintain his lane. He fell off the motorcycle and refused treatment for complaint of abrasion to the left hip and laceration to the left knee. No citations were issued.

Car hits barrier on U.S. 20 at low speed

A white Chevrolet Malibu was traveling westbound on U.S. 20, east of C.R. 7 in Elkhart, when the driver failed to maintain its lane position and collided at low speed with the center barrier wall Tuesday. The crash occurred at 6:26 p.m. According to Elkhart County police, the driver, Steven Lacluyse, 45, was unconscious and not breathing. He was transported to Elkhart General Hospital and pronounced deceased. The collision is not believed to be the cause of death, police said.

Scooter strikes utility pole on Hackett Road

A driver was injured in a single-vehicle crash in the 600 block of Hackett Road in Goshen Tuesday. The collision occurred at 11:51 p.m. According to Goshen police, Matthew Ganger, 33, Goshen, was driving a scooter and hit a utility pole. He was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment of a dislocated left shoulder and broken right femur.

One person hurt in two-vehicle wreck

One person was injured in a two-vehicle collision at U.S. 33, near Rieth Boulevard in Goshen at 4:09 p.m. Tuesday. According to Goshen police, a 2003 Chevrolet Venture driven by Rafael Bautista, 19, Warsaw, rear ended into the 2010 Ford Mustang driven by Justin L. Boyd, 33, London, Ontario. A passenger, Julie Coven, 35, Cambellville, Ontario, complained of neck pain. Bautista was cited for never receiving a valid driver’s license and having false and fictitious registration. His vehicle was impounded by police.

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  • 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

  • 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


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