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February 28, 2013

Police news for Feb. 28, 2013


South Bend woman hurt in crash near Wakarusa

A one-vehicle crash left a South Bend woman injured Tuesday evening on C.R. 38 two miles east of Wakarusa.

According to Elkhart County police, Holly Peavy, 26, was traveling east on C.R. 38, east of C.R. 9 when she lost control of her 2007 Mercury Milan on the snow-covered road. The vehicle struck a tree.

Peavy was transported to Elkhart General Hospital with head and back pain, according to police. Officers issued Peavy a citation for speeding in unsafe conditions.

Theft/burglary reports

• Mickel McCullough, 37, Goshen, reported a theft from his apartment Monday to Goshen police.

• Holly M. Province, 29, 1820 Westplains Dr., Goshen, was arrested on a charge of criminal conversion at Martin’s Super Market, 1527 Bashor Road, Goshen, according to Goshen police. Province was released with a court date.

• Elkhart County police responded to a report of stolen scrap metal from 24526 C.R. 45, Elkhart.

Ricky Reed, 32, 57932 Quebec St., Elkhart, and a 17-year-old Elkhart County resident were located with the scrap metal in a wooded area, police said. Reed was incarcerated at Elkhart County jail on a charge of theft and the juvenile was released to his parents.

Vandalism reports

• John Eldridge, 2124 Cedar Dr., Goshen, told Goshen police the picture window at his residence was damaged by a BB gun.

• Eric P. Sikes, 26, 55988 Ind. 15, Bristol, told Elkhart County police someone shot the south kitchen window of his home twice with a BB gun. The vandalism occurred between 3 p.m. Friday and around noon Sunday.

• A Goshen Parks and Recreation Department employee told Goshen police Monday that someone had spray painted a park bench and sidewalk on the bike trail near Mill Street Park. The vandalism occurred after 3 p.m. Thursday.

Traffic arrests

• Roman E. Hernandez, 19, was involved in a collision on C.R. 22, east of C.R. 33, Middlebury, according to Elkhart County police. Police said Hernandez was driving a motor vehicle while never receiving a valid license. He was cited to court.

• Miguel Campos, 44, 916 S. 12th St., was arrested by Goshen police after a traffic stop Sunday morning in the 600 block of East Jackson Street. He was arrested on a charge of driving while never obtaining a license. He was also taken into custody on a counterfeiting charge after several fraudulent documents were found with his name and photo on them, police reported.

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  • 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

  • Handguns reported stolen from barn Troy Alexander Mueller of New Paris told Elkhart County police someone removed handguns from a pole barn located at 19902 C.R. 146 in New Paris between 1:30 a.m. Saturday and 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

    July 17, 2014

  • Elkhart motorcyclist dies from injuries Michael Nunez, 33, Elkhart, died at 8 p.m. Monday from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle collision at C.R. 6 and C.R. 13 near Elkhart, according to Elkhart County police. The crash occurred at 7:45 p.m. Sunday.According to Elkhart County police,

    July 16, 2014


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Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

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