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Police News

January 10, 2013

Police investigating how man was burned

A Warsaw man told police he received second- and third-degree burns while burning trash Wednesday morning. Toby Daniel Jackson, 31, was taken to Kosciusko Community Hospital for treatment of burns and hospital personnel notified Kosciusko County police, according to police. Jackson was transferred to St. Joseph Regional Burn Center, Fort Wayne, in serious condition.

Police said Kosciusko County deputies attempted to locate the scene of the fire, a residence somewhere on Backwater Road near North Webster, and were unsuccessful after checking several different locations. Kosciusko County police stated in the release the investigation is ongoing.

Work release escape

A staff member at the Community Corrections Work Release Center, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, told Elkhart County police an offender left the facility without permission at 2:27 p.m. Monday. The offender was apprehended by Goshen police shortly after and transported to the Elkhart County Jail. A name was not released.

Theft/burglary reports

•  A manager of Low Bob’s, 434 W. Pike St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole two packs of mini-cigars at 7:13 p.m. Monday.

• Kevin Stiver, 1406 S. 11th St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone entered his residence and stole an item at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Battery reports

• Personnel at Northridge Middle School, 56691 Northridge Drive, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police Monday a 12-year-old boy slapped an 11-year-old boy in the lunch line and caused damage to the prescription glasses worn by the 11-year-old at 11:35 a.m. Dec. 12.

• Raudel Macias-Gutierrez, 22, 211 S. Ninth St., of Goshen was arrested by Goshen police on charges of domestic battery and false informing at his residence at 3:43 p.m. Tuesday. Marcias-Gutierrez was taken to the Elkhart County Jail.

Counterfeiting reported

•  Goshen police were dispatched to Sam’s Club, 4024 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday in reference to two counterfeit $20 bills. The counterfeit bills were collected as evidence.

Fraud reports

• Loren Cripe of Wakarusa, told Elkhart County police someone used his debit card to make unauthorized purchases of $186.82 at midnight Sunday.

Traffic arrests

•  Javier Valdez-Diaz, 19, 1708 Windsor Lane, of Goshen, was stopped by Elkhart County police for a traffic violation on U.S. 33 at C.R. 113. He was arrested on a charge of having  never received a driver’s license at 2:58 p.m. Monday. Valdez-Diaz was incarcerated.

Drug/alcohol arrests

•  Kenneth L. Lynch, 51, of Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of public intoxication at 11:46 p.m. Tuesday after police were called to 1419, Cedarbrook Court, Goshen.


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    July 28, 2014

  • 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


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