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October 28, 2012

Goshen man admits wire fraud in unemployment case

Boss Crosslin, 33, Elkhart, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in South Bend to felony offense of wire fraud in a scheme to defraud the Indiana Department of Workforce Development into paying $24,358 in unemployment benefits while he was employed, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Sentencing has been set for Jan. 24.

Charges were filed as a result of an investigation by the Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Diane Berkowitz.

Goshen man sentenced on child porn charge

Stephen Sachs, 52, Goshen, was sentenced Friday by Federal District Judge Robert Miller Jr. in South Bend to 72 months in prison and five years of supervised release after pleading guilty to the felony offense of possession of child pornography.

According to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office, police obtained a search warrant that was executed at Sachs’ home to seize all of the computers and electronic storage devices located there. Police found that Sachs had collected 10,149 digital still images and 55 videos for a total of 14,274 images, according to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office.

 The Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, including the United States Secret Service and the Elkhart County Police Department, investigated the case.

Theft/burglary reports

• Donald Hodges, 75, 113 S. 27th St., Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole his 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup at 11 p.m. Thursday. It was later recovered on C.R. 33 southeast of Goshen.

• Officials with Dutchmen Manufacturing Inc., 2402 Dierdorff Road, Goshen, told Goshen police a travel trailer was stolen from the property at 5 p.m. Oct. 1.

• Shane Matthews, 20, 58604 C.R. 111, Elkhart, was arrested by Goshen police at 12:30 p.m. Friday while at Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road, Goshen, on a charge of theft. He was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Officials with the Goshen Parks Department told Goshen police someone spray painted one of their buildings at 411 W. Plymouth Avenue at approximately 4 p.m. Thursday.

• Officials with Gleason Industrial Products, Goshen, told Goshen police someone spray painted one their buildings at 612 E. Reynolds, Goshen, at 5 p.m. Thursday.

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  • Police & Rescue News Person injured in fall at Goshen business

    Someone has been injured in a fall at Hoosier Interior Doors along Goshen’s East Lincoln Avenue.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140424 suspect id Police News; April 24, 2014 Goshen police is one of several law enforcement agencies seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects wanted for questioning in numerous thefts from retails stores throughout the state.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Press Release 04-23-2014 J.jpg SLIDESHOW: Police need help ID'ing suspects The Goshen Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying suspects wanted for questioning in relation to a number of thefts from retail stores throughout Indiana. The four individuals have stolen over $25,000 worth of merchandise, according to law enforcement. The men are believed to be African-American and have been seen fleeing in a white Dodge Ram or another white pickup truck with a white cap which may have Florida license plates. Anyone with information is asked to call the Goshen Police Department at 574-533-8661 or Michiana CrimeStoppers at 800-342-STOP.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police News: April 23, 2014 Dale Greensides, 32, Bristol, the driver of a motorcycle involved in a crash with an automobile Sunday north of Middlebury, died today at 11:25 a.m.

    April 23, 2014

  • Police & Rescue News Armed robbery with hammer thwarted by store employee

    GOSHEN — Goshen police said a Michigan man was arrested after an attempted armed robbery Tuesday.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police & Rescue News No injuries in Concord Township fire

    Firefighters were called to a basement fire in a Concord Township home shortly after midnight today.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • POLICE NEWS FOR APRIL 21,2014: Bristol man ejected from motorcycle A Bristol man was badly injured after being ejected from his motorcycle in a three-vehicle collision at 12:34 p.m. Sunday near Middlebury. According to Elkhart County police, Sasha Lindwedel, 23, Elkhart, was driving her vehicle westbound on C.R. 2,

    April 21, 2014

  • Police news for April 20, 2014 Theft/burglary reports • Wendy Pavich, Mishawaka, filed a report with Goshen police Friday indicating her wedding ring was stolen while at Oaklawn, 330 Lakeview Drive, Goshen, at 10 a.m. April 9. • Jerome Cox, 1313 S. Ninth St., Goshen, filed a repor

    April 20, 2014

  • Police News: April 19, 2014 A South Bend man has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery last year in Bristol. Zamale E. Davis, 19, 1805 Chapin St., was arrested at 7:10 a.m. Friday in South Bend by officers with the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service. Police linked Dav

    April 19, 2014

  • Police & Rescue News Bristol bank robbery suspect arrested

    A South Bend man has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery last year in Bristol.
    Zamale E. Davis, 19, 1805 Chapin St., was arrested at 7:10 a.m. Friday in South Bend by officers with the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo


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