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February 15, 2013

POLICE NEWS: Search ends with two arrests, house fire

A search warrant for methamphetamine distribution led to the arrest of two suspects and a house fire Wednesday evening in Nappanee.

The Elkhart County Interdiction & Covert Enforcement Unit (ICE) with assistance from Nappanee police and the Elkhart County Emergency Services Unit (ESU) served a search warrant at 455 W. Indiana Ave., Nappanee around 8:47 p.m., county police stated in a press release.

A fire broke out on the second floor of the residence and firefighters were called to the scene to put the fire out, police reported. Police said they were able to apprehend the subject who fled and a second subject from the residence without incident or injuries. As the residence was considered to be contaminated by meth chemicals, a meth response team was used to collect evidence.

LaGrange teen hit by car

A 15-year-old LaGrange teenager is in fair condition at Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne after being hit by a car at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday.

According to LaGrange County police, Logan Torres, 0100 W. 100 South, LaGrange, was walking south in the southbound lane of 100 S. 00EW when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Kortney Pearson, 29, LaGrange.

At the time of the crash, Torres was wearing a camouflage coat and dark blue jeans, according to police. Torres was flown to Fort Wayne from Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Northridge student accused of selling drug

According to Elkhart County police, a 15-year-old male student at Northridge High School, 56779 Northridge Drive, Middlebury, sold a bag of marijuana to another 16-year-old male student at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the 16-year-old student made threats toward another student.

Theft/burglary reports

• Stefan M. Ward, 22, 424 S. Fifth St., Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of theft after leaving Kohl’s 3802 Midway Road, Goshen, at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday. Ward was released at the scene on a memorandum to appear in court.

• James E. Hull, 403 1/2 E. Jefferson St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole digital video discs from his residence along with children toys around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

• Donald Graham, 70270 C.R. 21, New Paris, told Elkhart County police someone entered his residence by forcing a door open, and stole a TV, prescription medication and jewelry around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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    The mishap occurred around 7:20 a.m. at the intersection of C.R.s 1 and 26.

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    A one-vehicle crash injured two men — one critically — south of Leesburg Tuesday.
    The mishap occurred on C.R. 150 West just south of C.R. 400 North around 5 p.m.

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  • Man gets 80 years for threat on wife An Elkhart man who threatened to set his wife on fire has been sentenced to 80 years in prison.

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