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June 16, 2014

POLICE & RESCUE NEWS: Sixty teens cited for underage drinking

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department deputies said Sunday that they cited 60 teenagers for illegal consumption of alcohol, as well as three adults for contributing to the delinquency of a minor and maintaining a common nuisance early that morning.

Capt. James Bradberry said Sunday that the Elkhart County police Sheriff’s Teenage Alcohol Reduction team responded to a report of a large party at the former Farmer’s Market, located at 27919 C.R. 26 in Elkhart.

Police reportedly found there was a large number of minors consuming alcohol. Police said that they arrested 60 people — 24 were between the ages of 18 and 20 and were cited and released and 36 were between the ages of 16 and 17 and were released to their parents.

The adults who were cited and released include:

• Kaley Owens, 19, Goshen

• Tyler Pires, 20, Goshen

• Cody Holyfield, 19, Middlebury

• Jacob Kelly, 20, Middlebury

• Nathan Kelly, 20, Middlebury

• Alexander Martinez, 19, Middlebury

• Samuel Sheets, 18, Bristol

• Katherine Smith, 19, Goshen

• Holly Angel, 18, Elkhart

• Keenen Burnett, 19, Elkhart

• Colin Crouse, 19, Elkhart

• Joseph Datena, 18, Elkhart

• Aaron Fillio, 19, Elkhart

• Abbigail Franco, 19, Elkhart

• Taylor Kendall, 18, Elkhart

• Carly Lochmandy, 18, Elkhart

• Kennadie Lopez, 19, Elkhart

• Layla Raven, 19, Elkhart

• Pamela Murillo, 19, Elkhart

• Joshua Reed, 20, Elkhart

• Noah Snyder, 19, Elkhart

• Bryce Wills, 18, Elkhart

• Dora Wisolek, 19, Elkhart

Three adults were also arrested, police said. Charles Himes, 50, of Elkhart was arrested on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and maintaining a common nuisance; LouAnn Reynolds, 49, of Elkhart, was arrested on a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor; and John Dixon, 45, of Elkhart, was cited and released on a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Himes and Reynolds were incarcerated at Elkhart County jail police said.

Crash reports

• A one-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on C.R. 19 north of C.R. 142 sent two people to the hospital.

According to Elkhart County police, a 2001 Ford Windstar was traveling south on C.R. 19 at 12:04 a.m. when the vehicle went off the road and stuck the ditch on the east side of the road. Police said the driver, Shannon McDonald, 31, of Hartford City and a passenger, Dawn Johns, 30, of Hartford City were taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police said no citations were issued.

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