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October 18, 2013

Several thefts, burglaries reported

Several thefts and burglaries were recently reported to Goshen and Elkhart County police:

• Bert Butler, 12330 C.R. 39, Middlebury, told Elkhart County that someone broke into his residence through a garage door and stole two cats, cat food and home decorations. The burglary took place between 3:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

• It was reported to Goshen police Wednesday that someone burglarized the United Steelworkers building at 1408 S. 10th St. and stole several items.

• John Allyn of Goshen told Goshen police Wednesday that someone made an unauthorized charge on his Bank of America credit card account.

• Robin Stickler, 53177 Beverly Hills Drive, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police that someone stole $5,000 worth of jewelry from her residence between Sept. 14 and Monday.

• Cory Owens told LaGrange County police Monday that someone stole his 9mm handgun. The firearm was taken from a home in the 6000 block of U.S. 20 West near Shipshewana.

Crash reports

Three people were injured in separate crashes responded to by Goshen police Monday:

• A driver was hurt in a two-vehicle crash around 8:30 p.m. on Ind. 4 near U.S. 33.

Police said a 2002 Mercury Nautica Villager driven by Greg W. Cunningham, 55, Asheville, N.C., was backed into a 2007 Chevrolet Uplander driven by Jacklyn Davis, 49, Goshen. Davis suffered neck pain as a result of the mishap.

• A two-vehicle collision injured a driver and passenger shortly around 1 p.m. on Kercher Road and Industrial Park Drive.

Police said a 2004 Toyota Corolla driven by Gilberto Gutierrez, 52, collided with the rear of a 2003 Jeep Liberty driven by Sandra L. Hall, 30, Warsaw.

Hall suffered back pain as a result of the crash, and a passenger in the Jeep, Joey L. Hall, 36, Warsaw, suffered shoulder pain.

Assault/battery reports

• Goshen police arrested two girls at Goshen Middle School, 1216 S. Indiana Ave., on charges of battery and disorderly conduct. The police report said the incident occurred around 11:15 a.m. that day. The girls were released to their parents.

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