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December 24, 2012

Police news for Dec. 24, 2012

Theft/burglary reports

• Goshen police were called to CVS, 410 S. Main St., Goshen after a customer bought a bottle of pills that contained a baggie of other pills inside at 6:19 p.m. Saturday.

• Paul Luna, 35, 207 Pigeon St., of Ligonier, was arrested on criminal trespass and theft by Goshen police at 1:17 p.m. Saturday at Walmart Supercenter, 2304 Lincolnway East, Goshen. Luna was transported to the Elkhart County Jail.

• Ray Neff of Milford, told Goshen police someone broke into his 2000 Dodge Durango while parked in the parking lot of Applebees, 1807 Reith Boulevard at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday. Neff reported $310.18 worth of Christmas presents were stolen from the vehicle.

• An employee of Clark Gas Station, 624 Lincolnway East, Goshen, reported to Goshen police someone drove off from one of the gas pumps with the gas nozzle still inside the vehicle, causing damage to the nozzle, at approximately 7:55 p.m. Saturday.

• Nathan Hickox of Goshen, told Goshen police Saturday someone stole his Apple iPhone 4s that was left at 1527 Bashor Road, Goshen at approximately 8 p.m. Oct. 8.

Intimidation reports

• Earl Lagrand, 48, unknown address in Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 3:16 a.m. Sunday on criminal trespass, harassment and intimidation at 308 N. Second St., Goshen. Police said Lagrand had called Oaklawn threatening to harm employees and that he continually called Oaklawn and the 9-1-1 Center with no intent of legitimate communication. Lagrand was found to be inside a residence in which he had been issued a no trespass order and transported to the Elkhart County Jail.

Traffic arrests

•  Maribel Garcia-Magana, 28, 322 N. Second St., of Goshen was arrested by Goshen police on operating while never licensed after being involved in a crash at the intersection of Washington and Third Streets at 10:20 a.m. Saturday. Garcia-Magana was released on a memorandum to appear in Goshen City Court.

OWI arrests

•  Ricardo Cruz, 19, 1715 Windsor Lane, of Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 12:50 a.m. Sunday after being stopped in the 2500 block of West Wilden for driving left of center. Cruz was transported to the Elkhart County jail on operating while intoxicated, illegal consumption of alcoholic beverage and never obtained a valid license with prior.

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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.

    July 18, 2014


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