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Police News

October 17, 2013

Automobile wrecks leave two people hurt

Two motorists were injured in separate crashes north of Goshen Tuesday:

• A two-vehicle collision on U.S. 33 north of Ferndale Road left a driver injured.

The mishap occurred around 3:42 p.m. Elkhart County police said a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Jazmin Harper, 17, Elkhart, collided with the rear of a 1999 Pontiac Montana driven by Frances Troyer, 54, Elkhart.

Troyer suffered chest pain as a result of the crash and was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital.

• A passenger was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at C.R.s 17 and 18.

The collision occurred around 3:46 p.m. Elkhart County police said a 1997 Toyota Corolla driven by Courtney Ekema, 21, Elkhart, collided with a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Zachary Miller, 23, Goshen.

A passenger in the Toyota, Joshua Ekema, 13, Elkhart, suffered bruising and swelling to his face as a result of the crash. He was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.

Police said Courtney Ekema was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

Man struck, killed by train

Police in northeastern Indiana say a man in a wheelchair was killed when he was struck by a train at a railroad crossing.

Kendallville Police Chief Rob Wiley says the man was taking the sidewalk over the crossing near the city’s downtown when he was hit by the freight train about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The News Sun reports witnesses told police the railroad crossing gates were down across traffic lanes and that its warning lights and bells were working as the train approached in the city about 25 miles north of Fort Wayne.

The train stopped after the collision and remained there for hours while police investigated.

The identity of the man killed wasn’t immediately released.

Theft/burglary reports

• An employee of Dollar Tree, 4024 Elkhart Road, told Goshen police Tuesday that someone stole a pallet jack from the rear of the store.

• Daniel Jones of Goshen told Goshen police Tuesday that someone opened up Sprint cellular phone service in his name without permission.

• Amy Ubaldo of Goshen told Goshen police that someone stole her son’s Schwinn bicycle from the bicycle rack at Goshen High School, 401 Lincolnway East, during school hours Tuesday.

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    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.

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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.

    July 18, 2014

  • 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,

    July 16, 2014

  • police lights.jpg Motorcyclist dies from crash injuries

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 14, 2014

  • Several thefts reported Theft/burglary reports• Brent Rheinheimer, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole a cellphone from his vehicle at 9 p.m. Thursday while parked at 315 Pringle Drive, Goshen.• Santa Salazar, Goshen, told Goshen police his scooter was stolen at 10 p.m

    July 13, 2014

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