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December 11, 2013

Man pleads guilty to Elkhart store slayings


Assault/battery reports

• Sinuhe Hernandez-Burciaga, 26, 430 N. Woodsage St., Bristol, was taken into custody at his home by Elkhart County police around 7:45 p.m. Saturday on a charge of domestic battery and also on an arrest warrant. He was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Thomas Friday of Goshen told Goshen police his vehicle was vandalized with what appeared to be feces sometime early Sunday. The vehicle was parked at 305 S. Seventh St. when the vandalism occurred.

• Mervin Slabach told Goshen police Sunday that someone damaged a window at his rental property at 320 E. Madison St.

• Angie Fry of Goshen told Goshen police Sunday that someone slashed one of the tires on a rental car she was using. The vehicle was parked at 402 S. Seventh St. at the time of the vandalism.

• Brett Haines of Goshen told Goshen police Sunday that his vehicle was damaged while it was parked at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road.

• Matthew Wayker told Elkhart County police someone broke out the back window of his Dodge Durango while the vehicle was parked at Bashor Children’s Home, 62226 C.R. 15, Goshen. The vandalism occurred between 1 and 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

OWI arrests

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

• Scott J. Stillson, 54, 65926 C.R. 27, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police after a traffic stop around 11:40 p.m. at Main and Jackson streets. He was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

• Nicole L. Reed, 21, 409 Lincolnway East, Ligonier, was arrested by Elkhart city police Dec. 4 after a traffic stop on Waterfall Drive.

Traffic arrests

• Anibal Lugo, 50, 19142 Oak Park, New Paris, was arrested by Elkhart County police around 2:44 p.m. Saturday on C.R. 40 west of Ind. 119 on a charge of driving while never receiving a driver’s license.

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  • GN140802 Vehicle fire Fiery crash reported near Topeka

    LaGrange County 911 dispatchers received a call at 2:50 p.m. Thursday of a two-vehicle crash at 6765 W. 300 South near Topeka stating the vehicles were on fire.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Burglary suspect arrested within minutes Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department apprehended a burglary suspect Wednesday morning, just north of Leesburg, within 12 minutes of the crime.

    July 31, 2014

  • 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


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