Cameron Boyer, chief financial officer of Grand Design RV, Middlebury, reported Friday to Elkhart County police someone forged three checks using an account number belonging to the company at 11333 C.R. 2 in Middlebury. The forgery is believed to have occurred between Feb. 25 and Feb. 28. The checks were cashed for a total of $239,727.36.
Theft/burglary reports and arrests
• A wallet was found on the ground at 1013 N. Main St., Goshen, and reported to Goshen police at 7:55 a.m. Sunday. Several cards in the wallet identified the owner but attempts to contact the owner were unsuccessful. The wallet was placed in the lost and found.
• Leigh Prathaftakis, 61514 C.R. 15, Goshen, told Elkhart County police someone entered her residence through an unlocked door and stole two televisions, an X-box and a computer between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday.
• An employee at Elkhart Plastics, 51703 Packard Drive, Middlebury, reported someone gained entry to two employees’ lockers and stole a wallet with $20, a brown flower body bag containing a small brown wallet, a bank card and $30. Elkhart County police said the incident occurred at 6 p.m. Friday.
• Kaila Kieman, 22, 18467 C.R. 126, Goshen, was arrested by Elkhart County police on a charge of theft at Wal-Mart, 30830 Old U.S. Hwy 20, Osceola. Kieman reportedly concealed $256.97 of unpaid merchandise in her purse at 4:50 p.m. Saturday. She was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.
• Karen Crawley of Elkhart told Goshen police someone stole her purse at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
• An employee of Lippert Components, 2600 College Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police someone forced entry during the overnight hours Saturday and stole money from several vending machines belonging to AVI Food Systems. The thief also stole a number of tools belonging to Preferred Inc., a company working on a renovation of the building.