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April 19, 2012

Police news for April 19, 2012

Elkhart County Sheriff’s officers began an investigation after the body of a 21-year-old Elkhart man was found dead at his home Monday night.

Police said the body of  Jesse L. Bowen, 21, was found at 56649 Best Ave. at 10:48 p.m. Monday. Police called the death suspicious and said an autopsy was scheduled to help determine the cause of death.

The investigation was continuing.

Goshen man arrested for using invalid S.S. number

Goshen police reported the arrest of Juan Garcia-Rodriguez, 34, 2611 S. Main St., Goshen, at Recreation by Design, 21746 Buckingham Road, Elkhart, on charges of working under an invalid Social Security number and on the authority of an Elkhart County warrant.

Theft/burglary reports

• Goshen police were called at 6:15 p.m. Sunday to Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road, after an assistant manager said two Dyson sweepers were stolen that evening. Suspects placed the sweepers in a shopping cart and left the store without paying for them, police were told.

• The assistant manager at Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road, reported the theft of alcohol to city police Sunday. The Walmart official said a suspect concealed a bottle of alcohol and left the store without paying for it at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• According to a Goshen police report, Franklin Creech, 41, 313 E. Lincoln Ave., reported Monday that a yard swing was stolen from his property earlier that day.

• Goshen police received a report from Cathie Miller, 907 Georgia Road, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when she reported that someone charged $21,000 on her credit card without her authority.  A case report was made by city police.

• Goshen police were called to Walmart, 2304 Lincolnway East, at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday and arrested three people for shoplifting. Police cited Daniel L. Runion, 19, and David Anglemyer, 18, on charges of criminal conversion and released them. Jonathon McGowen, 18, 702 S. Eighth St., was arrested on a charge of theft and was booked at the county jail.

• According to a sheriff’s report, Kerry Wilson, 61, 30312 Old U.S. 20, Elkhart, reported on Tuesday that someone stole a Lawnboy lawnmower and a Sears leafraker from his shed. Mail and a newspaper were also found in the shed.

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    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

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    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.

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  • Three Concord firefighters suspended for mishandling drugs Concord Township firefighters Don Mansell, Bill Creedon and Jon Simmons were accused by Concord Township Trustee Mark Grabill with the failure to follow the Concord Township Fire Department’s protocol regarding proper tag removal on narcotics boxes.

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