PRESS RELEASES FROM

THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

Press Releases

Elkhart County Prosecuting Attorney Vicki Elaine Becker announces the start of the eleventh annual Criminal Justice Citizens Academy. Participants will gain insight into the operations of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney and related criminal...
In the early morning hours of June 9, 2019, officers from Elkhart Police Department responded to an emergency dispatch to the area of 2200 Morehouse Avenue, Elkhart, to assist a woman screaming for help. Additional information was provided advising...
On July 27, 2019, at approximately 5:30 am, the Elkhart Police Department responded to an emergency dispatch regarding a stabbing in the 300 block of West Jefferson Street, Elkhart. Upon arrival, Elkhart Police Officers found one Jimmie Gillam, 33...
In 2007, Ricardo Garcia, also known as Simon Ugarte, was charged with two Class A felony counts of Dealing in Cocaine, and an arrest warrant was issued. Garcia eluded arrest for more than a decade, and had been determined to be one of Elkhart...
The vast majority of the bills signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb officially become law on July 1, 2019. Many will directly impact criminal justice, the prosecutor’s office, and our local community. Prosecutor Vicki Elaine Becker wants to highlight some of...