Friday, February 27, 2015

Crime, Fire, Courts


Alvarez, Tyler M.

Police said the 19-year-old was stopped for a traffic violation. Then police found alcohol, marijuana and an infant in the car.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 1:43 p.m.
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Callers claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tell victims they owe thousands in unpaid taxes and have just hours to pay up to avoid being arrested, the Better Business Bureau warns.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 11:35 a.m.
boggs, matthew scott


Kosciusko County police say Matthew Scott Boggs, 41, was arrested on Friday morning, Feb. 27, in connection with forgery, stalking, theft, invasion of privacy and possession of methamphetamine accusations.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 10:34 a.m.
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Police say thieves stole 83 feet of copper piping from two air conditioners that cool the county’s computer server room.

Updated at 12:09 p.m.

The crash happened at 8:23 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, emergency dispatchers said.

Posted at 8:19 a.m.

Goshen police have asked for the public’s help identifying a man they say used credit cards stolen from Keystone RV at two Michiana gas stations.

Posted at 8:08 a.m.

The man was found by his daughter at about 2:25 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, and was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

Posted at 7:00 a.m.

The texting service was introduced in Indiana in May 2014, but Elkhart County was one of only three counties that sent more than 100 messages to 911 in 2014.

Posted on Feb. 26, 2015 at 7:57 p.m.

Willie Pookie Jackson, 20, is charged with eight counts in connection with a robbery at a Goshen sports store in December 2013.

Posted on Feb. 26, 2015 at 5:28 p.m.

Brandon Thomas Woody was arrested on preliminary charges of murder and attempted murder in connection to a Syracuse double shooting. 

Posted on Feb. 26, 2015 at 4:29 p.m.

David Williams, 39, was charged after a fatal shooting Wednesday in South Bend. 

Posted on Feb. 26, 2015 at 3:57 p.m.

In 1999, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the state’s felony murder law was constitutional. That decision will be reconsidered as the court weighs in on the Elkhart Four case.

Posted on Feb. 26, 2015 at 10:34 a.m.

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