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November 13, 2013

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Theft/burglary reports

• A 31-year-old Elkhart man was arrested on a charge of burglary, a Class C felony, after he was reportedly found inside the home of a Goshen woman.

According to Elkhart County police, 21-year-old Nancy Medina, 1646 Harrison Ridge Lane, found a man in her home at 3:35 a.m. Sunday. The man, later identified as Antoine Bates, 31, Elkhart, reportedly fled with a diaper bag. Bates, who police said matched Medina’s description, was located in the Harrison Ridge neighborhood by Elkhart County police and was arrested. He was taken to the Elkhart County jail.

• Bristol resident Tylan Ashby, 18, 19659 C.R. 2, was arrested by Elkhart County police on two counts of attempted theft at 9:24 a.m. Monday. He is accused of siphoning fuel from the vehicles of Timmisha Bradley at 52077 Brookstream Circle, Elkhart, and Elizabeth Nusbaum, 24970 State Line Road, Elkhart.

• Televisions and stereos were stolen from multiple trailers that were broken into at Foremost Transports, 50980 Ind. 13, Middlebury, between 5 p.m. Nov. 5 and 11:40 a.m. Saturday, Elkhart County police reported.

• Larry Mercer, Anderson, told Goshen police someone broke into several RVs at the transportation lot at Crossroad Carriers RV, 1350 Lincolnway East, Goshen sometime Saturday. Police observed damaged to several towable RVs and several televisions were stolen from multiple RVs.

• Goshen police stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of N. Cottage Avenue at 5:09 Sunday. During the traffic stop, items were found inside the vehicle that were possibly stolen, police said.

• A 15-year-old Goshen male told Goshen police someone stole from a motor vehicle belonging to Jose Lara De Lunas, Warsaw at 8 a.m. Nov. 3. The incident occurred at 208 N. Fifth St., Goshen.

• Nicolas Scanlon, 19, was cited and released by Elkhart County police on a charge of criminal conversion. Scanlon is accused of taking items from Walmart, 30830 Old U.S. 20, Elkhart, at 3:31 p.m. Friday.

• Ryan Miller, 36, Middlebury, reported to Elkhart County police that tractor parts were stolen from his tractor at 14129 C.R. 14, Middlebury, between 3:30 p.m. Thursday and 5 p.m. Friday.

• Patricia A. Lugo, Goshen, reported to Goshen police that stereo speakers were stolen from 405 Maple Court, Goshen, at noon April 1.

• Jerry Roth, Goshen, reported to Goshen police that two canopies were stolen from 413 S. Third St., Goshen, at 6 p.m. Nov. 7.

• Crystal Romo, Goshen, reported to Goshen police a stereo was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway on Center Street in Goshen at 9 p.m. Saturday.

• A boat battery was stolen from the backyard of Doug Sellers, 614 N. Second St., Goshen, at 8 a.m. Friday, according to Goshen police.

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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.

    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

  • 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.

    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


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