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Police News

September 4, 2013

POLICE NEWS: Sept. 4, 2013


Theft/burglary reports

• Crystal Thayer, 37, Goshen, was arrested on a charge of criminal conversion around 6 p.m. Monday at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart. Thayer was released on a memorandum to appear in Goshen City Court.

• Isabel H. Lopez of Goshen told city police Sunday that someone had attempted to break into her vehicle while it was parked at 2932 Elkhart Road.

• Benjamin R. Wilson told Elkhart County police that his business, C.R. Advanced Inc., 22638 C.R. 118, Goshen, was burglarized between 10 p.m. Saturday and 10:26 a.m. Sunday. The burglars took several items, including power tools, electronics and a firearm.

Suspicious person

• Goshen police were called to Buffalo Wild Wings, 1829 Reith Blvd., regarding someone following patrons into the restaurant. A “no trespass” warning was issued.

Battery reports

• Around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Goshen police were called to the scene of a fight involving several people at 912 S. 11th St. Most of those involved had fled the scene by the time police arrived.

Goshen police reported that five males said they were battered. One of them suffered a bruise on the head and a cut on the chin and was transported by ambulance to IU Health Goshen Hospital. The weapon used was a broken beer bottle. Police said no one involved would give a statement to officers.

• Kayla C. Hodges, 24, 1709 Roc Lane, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of domestic battery in front of a minor. The incident occurred Tuesday around 7:40 p.m. at 2304 Lincolnway East.

Drug/alcohol arrests

• Alejandro Gonzales, 34, Elkhart was arrested after a traffic stop by Elkhart County police shortly before 9 p.m. Friday on C.R. 29 north of C.R. 50. Gonzalez was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana and on a warrant.

OWI arrests

• James M. Conrad, 39, was arrested by Elkhart County police on several charges Friday evening. Police said that around 9:25 p.m., Conrad was found to be intoxicated outside the gates at the Concord High School football field. Conrad allegedly fled from police on his bicycle before being taken into custody. He was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, public intoxication and resisting arrest.

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  • 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.

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  • Cat beaten to death in burglary

    A house cat was found beaten to death following a burglary at a home in Howe Sunday.

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  • 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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  • 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,

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  • POLICE NEWS: July 14, 2014 David Carranza, 420 Johnston St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole money from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at his residence at 11 p.m. Friday.

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