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Police News

November 27, 2013

No cause yet for Friday blaze


• Robert Chupp, 67114 Chadwick Court, Goshen, told Elkhart County police someone stole a Honda mini bike from the back of his residence. The theft occurred between 9:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

• Dennis Plank of Warsaw told Elkhart County police someone took his Hewlett Packard laptop computer from his 1996 Chevrolet Lumina while the vehicle was parked along West Washington Street in Millersburg. The theft occurred between 11:30 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. Friday.

• Michael Stevens, 22127 C.R. 28, Goshen, told Elkhart County police that sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. Friday, someone entered his home through an unlocked window and took various items.

• Robert Lung, housed at the Elkhart County work release facility, 201 N. Cottage Ave., told Elkhart County police that someone took his wristwatch from his bunk bed between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Nov. 17.

• Paulina Fraga of Goshen told Goshen police Sunday someone stole a car stereo and purse from her mothers vehicle while it was parked at 356 Stone Drive.

OWI arrests

The following motorists were recently arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated:

• Jonathan Dues, 31, 1445 W. Carmen Ave., Chicago, was arrested after a traffic stop around 1:35 a.m. on U.S. 33 at Bashor Road.

• Joshua Ketcham, 20, 18128 Dundee Court, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart city police after a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Visscher Drive Saturday morning. In addition to the OWI, Ketcham was arrested on a charge of illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage.

Drug/alcohol incidents

• Elkhart County police said that at around 1:50 a.m. Sunday at 14339 C.R. 8, Middlebury, Derek Yoder, 18, Shipshewana, was found to have illegally consumed and be in possession of alcoholic beverages. Yoder was cited and released for the violation.

• James M. Skiles, 49, homeless, was arrested after Goshen police were called to 2309 Lincolnway East around 2:18 p.m. Friday regarding someone who was intoxicated. Skiles was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment. Police said Skiles had two arrest warrants through the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department. He was incarcerated.

Traffic incidents

• Elkhart County police said a vehicle driven by Joshua Coleman, 27, New Paris, crashed into another automobile around 12:13 a.m. Sunday in New Paris. Coleman then allegedly left the scene, and was later stopped by police. Police said he was driving while his driving privileges were suspended. Coleman was issued a citation and released on a promise to appear in court.

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  • 2 Elkhart County work release escapees reported Two Goshen men have been listed as escapees from the Elkhart County Work Release Center in Goshen.Elkhart County police reported Tuesday that John A. Eller, 48, was reported as an escapee at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Thomas M. Moser, 35, was reported as an

    July 31, 2014

  • Two drivers injured in crash A collision Monday injured two drivers in Goshen, according to Goshen police.

    July 30, 2014

  • POLICE NEWS FOR JULY 28, 2014: Children injured in crash Two children and an adult were taken to a local hospital Sunday with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of C.R. 17 and C.R. 18, east of Elkhart.Judy K. Buckmeier, 63, was southbound in a 2014 Buick Enclave carrying three p

    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


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