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Police News

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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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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