• Jamie Dehoff, 36, 22490 C.R. 36, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police after allegedly trying to shoplift at Walmart, 2304 Lincolnway East, around 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Dehoff was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.
• Sheila Ann McMains, 52, 1333 Chicago Ave. Apt. 1, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at Martins Supermarket, 1527 Bashor Road, Thursday on a charge of criminal conversion. The police reports indicates the incident time at around 5 p.m. McMains was released on a memorandum to appear in Goshen City Court.
• Logan Johnson of Goshen told Goshen police Thursday that someone stole her wallet from her vehicle while the automobile was parked at 1850 Westplains Drive.
• Pamela J. Stevens told Elkhart County police Wednesday that her son’s cell phone was stolen from Concord High School.
Alcohol, drug incidents
• Elkhart County police said that around 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, a 17-year-old boy was found to be in possession of marijuana and alcoholic beverages at Northridge High School in Middlebury. The boy was released to his parents.
• Brian Crume, 34, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police Thursday at 323 N. Second St. on charges of strangulation and domestic battery.
Vandalism/criminal mischief reports
• Krista Fitch of Elkhart told Goshen police Thursday that someone damaged her vehicle while it was parked at 1801 Eisenhower Drive North.
• Fairfield High School Principal Amy Bertram told Elkhart County police that a harassing message to a student was found written in graffiti within the school around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Possible attempted abduction reported
At around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, LaGrange County police went to the Howe Town Park following a report of a possible attempted abduction.
Police said an 11-year-old girl reported that a white man in a blue PT Cruiser-type vehicle approached her in the park. The girl said the man didn’t show any kind of aggression. Still, she was startled by the incident.
The man was described as being in his 40s, with brown hair, no facial hair and no scars, marks or tattoos.
Local residents and business operators are being asked to report any suspicious activity to the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department at 260-463-7491.