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March 6, 2013

Police news for March 6, 2013


Forgery/counterfeiting reports

• An employee at 7-Eleven, 2220 Elkhart Road, Goshen, reported a counterfeit $100 bill to Goshen police around 5:27 p.m. Sunday.

Assault/battery reports

• An employee of Bashor Children’s Home, 62226 C.R. 15, Goshen, told Elkhart County police a 17-year-old male that resides at the home battered a 16-year-old male and a 35-year-old staff member at 10:53 a.m. Sunday.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Sabrina Meadows, Goshen, told Goshen police her vehicle was damaged while parked at 112 S. Seventh St., at 1:30 a.m. Monday.

• Merv Chupp, the owner of Maple City Wholesales, 1100 Chicago Ave., told Goshen police someone threw a rock through one of the business windows sometime last week.

Traffic arrests

• Loreto Soto-Rodriguez, 48, 32 Roxbury Park, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police at 5:33 a.m. Monday on C.R. 30, just west of C.R. 15, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while never having received a driver’s license. He was booked into the county jail.

• Francisco Saucedo, 28, 309 Crescent St., Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police at 6 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Main and Pike streets on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while never having received a driver’s license. He was booked into the county jail.

Drug/alcohol reports

• Daniel Miller, 20, was stopped by Elkhart County police at U.S. 20 and C.R. 35 in Middlebury at 3:01 a.m. Sunday for traffic violations and found to have illegally consumed alcoholic beverages as a minor. Passengers in the vehicle, William Bender III, 18, and Marcus Byler, 18, were cited and released for illegal consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor. Another passenger, Adam Miller, 18, was cited and released for possession of marijuana and illegal consumption of alcoholic beverage by a minor.

OWI arrests

• Rene Garcia, 30, 350 Stone Drive, Apt. A, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and never obtaining a valid driver’s license at 11:27 p.m. Saturday. Garcia was stopped for a traffic violation on U.S. 33, south of U.S. 20.

• Harley Barkdull, 27, 124 Fawn Drive, Middlebury, was involved in a crash at the intersection of Hively Avenue and 17th Street in Elkhart at 3:01 a.m. Sunday. Barkdull was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence and incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.

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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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