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December 19, 2012

Police news for Dec. 19, 2012

A Bashor Children’s Home staff member reported six residents battered staff members and were attempting to escape around 11 p.m. Monday night, according to Elkhart County police.

Resident Casey Knox, 18, was arrested on charges of battery, disorderly conduct, attempted escape and rioting, according to the police report. Five other juveniles are being referred to juvenile court for charges of rioting, attempted escape, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, theft, battery and incorrigibleness.

Goshen woman gets 30 years for drug dealing

A Goshen woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday following a July 26 guilty verdict.

Anita Lopez, 63, Goshen, was given 30 years after she was found guilty of dealing in cocaine, a Class A felony, according to a press release from the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office. Her arrest stemmed from an Elkhart County Interdiction and Covert Enforcement Unit investigation into her son, Valfredo “Freddy” Lopez, in 2007.

According to the press release, Lopez will be reunited with her son at the Indiana Department of Correction, where they will both serve their sentences.

Child molester gets long prison sentence

A Nappanee man was sentenced Thursday for three counts of child molesting.

Raymond Cantu, 51, 606 Short St., Nappanee, was given 40 years on the first count, six years on the second count and 40 years on the third count, according to the Superior Court 3 clerk’s office of the Elkhart County Courthouse. The sentences for the first and third count will be served concurrently, and the six additional years will be served consecutively to the first and third counts.

He was found guilty in a jury trial Oct. 31, 2012, according to the clerk’s office.

Armed robbery reported

A 7-11 convenience store in C.R. 6 was the site of an armed robbery Saturday.

According to Elkhart County police, an unknown white female entered the store, located at 27119 C.R. 6, around 11:40 p.m. Friday night and demanded money while pointing a gun at the store clerk.

She left the store with an unknown amount of money, three packs of cigarettes and a cup of coffee, according to Elkhart County police.

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