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.
• 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.