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March 7, 2013

Police news for March 7, 2013

Early Wednesday morning, officers from multiple law enforcement agencies met and organized to serve 22 warrants, including two for individuals from the Topeka area. Arrested were Jerid L. Becker, 31, Topeka, on two counts of dealing methamphetamine, a class A felony, and Judy A. Hershberger, 55, Topeka, on a charge of receiving stolen property, a class D felony.

All defendants are expected to make their initial court appearance today through the Noble County Court system.

Theft/burglary reports

• Daniel Wilham, 2110 Lisa Ct., Goshen, told Goshen police a handgun was stolen sometime between August 2012 and Tuesday.

• Nichole Paulson, Elkhart, told Goshen police her cell phone was stolen while at 909 E. Kercher Road at 11:24 a.m. Tuesday.

• Mary Nonnemacher, Goshen, told Goshen police she received several texts from someone claiming she had won a prize and asking for her credit card number at 2:48 p.m. Tuesday.

• Michael Norton, 24, told Elkhart County police someone stole two prescription medications from his backpack while at 2703 C.R. 36, Goshen, between noon and 4:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Assault/battery reports

• Donl Griffey, 42, 1811 College Manor, Apt. C, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 6:16 p.m. Tuesday at his residence on a charge of domestic battery. He was booked into the county jail.

• An employee of Bashor Children’s Home, 62226 C.R. 15, Goshen, told Elkhart County police two juvenile males punched staff members and battered another juvenile at the facility, causing pain, abrasions and unconsciousness at 7 p.m. Monday.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Adam Wilburn, Goshen, told Goshen police he noticed damage to the Faubion Building, 715 E. Lincoln Ave., at approximately 4:48 p.m. Monday.

• Theresa Tirotta, 254 Oak St., Bristol, told Elkhart County police someone slashed the driver’s side tires on her vehicle while parked at her residence between 4 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday.

Traffic arrests

• Loreto Soto-Rodriguez, 48, 32 Roxbury Park, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police at 5:33 a.m. Monday at the intersection of C.R. 30 and C.R. 15 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while never having received a driver’s license. He was booked into the county jail.

• Francisco Saucedo, 28, 309 Crescent St., Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police at 6 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Main and Pike streets on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while never having received a driver’s license. He was booked into the county jail.

• Carlos J. Olvera, 24, 505 E. Washington, Apt. B, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police at 11:48 p.m. Monday at the intersection of C.R. 17 and C.R. 18 in Elkhart on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while never having received a driver’s license. He was booked into the county jail.

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  • 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

  • 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.

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