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Police News

December 28, 2013

Driver hurt in two-vehicle wreck

A driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday at the intersection of C.R.s 17 and 20.

The mishap occurred around 9:46 a.m. Elkhart County police said a 1996 Ford Ranger driven by Ralph Sticher, 79, Wakarusa, collided with a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Nancy Cobb, 58, Elkhart.

Cobb suffered a head contusion and a scratch on her left knee. She was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment. Police said Sticher was issued a citation for disregarding a red light.

Theft/burglary reports

• Goshen police arrested two teen-agers on theft and drug charges Friday morning.

The incident occurred shortly after 1 a.m., according to the police report. Officers were called to 6 Winchester Trails after a homeowner saw that his vehicle doors were open, and also saw several people run from the scene.

Police learned that several automobiles had been gone through in that area. Items belonging to Fred Curry and Sean Glasglow were taken from vehicles.

As a result of the investigation, David A. Hawkins, 18, 513 Colorado St., Goshen, and Kyle Andrews, 18, 610 E. Jefferson St., Goshen, were arrested on charges including theft and possession of marijuana. They were incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail. A 15-year-old boy was arrested on a theft charge and released to a parent.

• Carmeleta Cyprian, 18, 411 Chapman St. Apt. D, Elkhart, was arrested Thursday by Goshen police after he allegedly tried to shoplift at Walmart, 2304 Lincolnway East. Cyprian was released on a promise to appear in court.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Jeffrey Norment told Goshen police Thursday that some of his Christmas decorations had been damaged at 1804 Mayfield Drive.

• Suzanne Davis told Goshen police Thursday that two mailboxes at 2410 and 2414 Tulip Boulevard were damaged during the overnight hours.

Woman sentenced on drug charge

A Goshen woman was sentenced to prison last week on a drug-related charge.

Heather L. Meador, 34, will serve 10 years in the Indiana Department of Correction on a Class B felony charge of dealing in methamphetamine. She’ll also serve five years on probation, according to the sentence handed down in Elkhart Superior Court 3.

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