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July 3, 2013

POLICE NEWS: July 3, 2013

Several people were hurt in recent automobile-related crashes investigated by Goshen police:

• A driver was hurt in a one-vehicle crash around 11:54 p.m. Saturday on Ind. 15 south of Mill Street.

Goshen police said a 2006 Honda Civic driven by Ashley L. Miller, 21, Goshen, went off the side of the road and struck a sign post and street light. The vehicle overturned and came to rest on its top.

Miller suffered bruising as a result of the collision.

• A two-vehicle crash left two people hurt Friday at Ind. 15 and Monroe Street.

The collision occurred around 9:46 a.m. A 2003 Cadillac CTS driven by Bruce G. Barger, 59, Goshen, collided with a 2001 Ford Focus driven by Margaret Ramirez, 35, Goshen.

Ramirez was hurt in the crash, and a passenger in her vehicle, Natalia Contreras, 12, Goshen, suffered minor facial bleeding, police said.

• A motorcyclist was hurt in a crash Friday on College Avenue east of 16th Street.

The mishap occurred at 3:41 p.m. Goshen police said Ricardo Hernandez, 59, Goshen, laid down his 2008 Suzuki motorcycle. Hernandez suffered a left knee injury and was taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment.

• A two-vehicle crash injured a driver Friday at 11:53 a.m. at U.S. 33 and Greene Road.

Goshen police said a 1996 Dodge Dakota driven by Charles S. Goldsmith, 32, Elkhart, struck the rear of a 1998 Toyota 4Runner driven by Eric Hooley, 56 Goshen.

Hooley suffered neck pain as a result of the crash.

• A bicyclist was hurt in a collision around 1:52 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of West Lincoln Avenue.

Goshen police said Matthew S. Nichols, 33, Goshen, was driving out of Linway Plaza in a 2011 Volkswagen JSS. The automobile collided with bicyclist Marvin M. Rush, 42, Goshen, who was headed west on the sidewalk.

Rush suffered left wrist and left ankle pain. He was taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment.

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  • 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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