Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Police News

September 30, 2013

Driver hurt after hitting deer

A driver was injured after a deer ran into the roadway at Ind. 120, west of C.R. 29 at 8:50 p.m. Friday. According to Elkhart County police, a  2007 Buick LaCrosse driven by Karen Helmlinger, 70, Elkhart, hit a deer.

She was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for complaint of back and neck pain.

Phone scam reported

Robert Pfeil, Goshen, told Goshen police of a possible phone scam at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

A reported collection type company informed him that he was the co-signer of a loan for a person he does not know. They advised Pfeil they would settle for $5,200. Pfeil said he did not co-sign a loan for anyone and was advised he would be sent a packet to appear in court. A Goshen police officer called the number and after identifying himself as a police officer, the person on the other end hung up the phone.

Theft/burglary reports

• Randy Richards, 1013 S. Main St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole money from his residence at 9:43 p.m. Friday.

• Sarah Jernigan, 21, 719 E. Jefferson, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police on theft at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 11:08 p.m. Friday. She was released on a promise to appear in the Goshen City Court.

• Brenda S. Yost, 813 S. Fifteenth St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone painted graffiti on their garage at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Battery reports

• Michael Thomas, 30, Goshen, told Goshen police he had been battered at 501 E. Madison St., Goshen, at 4:06 a.m. Saturday. He was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for a laceration on his face. Due to his alleged intoxication, police said he was unable to advise where he had been battered and the case is under investigation.

Vandalism reports

• Adam Derstine, Goshen, told Goshen police someone knocked over a grill in his backyard at 211 S. Seventh Street at 1:16 a.m. Saturday. There was no damage to the grill.

Drug/alcohol arrests

• James Miller, 24, Bristol, was arrested by Goshen police on charges of operating a vehicle while being a habitual traffic violator with a 10-year suspension and for possession of a controlled substance during a traffic stop in the 800 block of N. Sixth St., Goshen, at 6:57 p.m. Friday. He was transported to the Elkhart County jail.


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  • 2 Elkhart County work release escapees reported Two Goshen men have been listed as escapees from the Elkhart County Work Release Center in Goshen.Elkhart County police reported Tuesday that John A. Eller, 48, was reported as an escapee at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Thomas M. Moser, 35, was reported as an

    July 31, 2014

  • Two drivers injured in crash A collision Monday injured two drivers in Goshen, according to Goshen police.

    July 30, 2014

  • POLICE NEWS FOR JULY 28, 2014: Children injured in crash Two children and an adult were taken to a local hospital Sunday with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of C.R. 17 and C.R. 18, east of Elkhart.Judy K. Buckmeier, 63, was southbound in a 2014 Buick Enclave carrying three p

    July 28, 2014

  • Police news for July 27, 2014 Drug-related arrestsA Middlebury man was arrested Friday morning on two drug-related charges and driving with a suspended license. According to Goshen police, Martin Brown, 26, was stopped at 6:10 a.m. for failing to signal within 200 feet of a turn

    July 27, 2014

  • Elkhart man arrested after hitting utility pole A 2007 Lincoln MKZ driven by Robert Maxey, 25, Elkhart, was eastbound on C.R. 4, east of C.R. 5 near Elkhart. According to Elkhart County police, the vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a utility pole at 12:27 a.m. Friday. Maxey was transported to

    July 25, 2014

  • 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


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