Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Police News

August 31, 2013

Several tires slashed in Goshen neighborhood

Several automobile tires were cut in a northwest Goshen neighborhood, city police said Friday.

The damage was reported to police Thursday, and were believed to have taken place during the overnight hours. Those reporting vandalism included:

• Terry Snyder, who said someone cut the tire on his 2003 Ford van while it was at 701 Nebraska Drive.

• Stuart D. Swartz, who said someone cut the tires to his vehicle while it was parked at 1805 Westplains Drive.

• Betty J. Keranen, who said someone cut a tire on her vehicle at 305 Kansas Drive.

• Marlin E. Chupp, who told police a tire was cut on his vehicle at 1803 Westplains Drive. While police were investigating Chupp’s case, neighbor Nona D. Mitchell reported a similar case of vandalism.

Theft/burglary reports

• Holle Munoz, 919 S. Eighth St., told Goshen police Thursday someone entered her home and stole a PlayStation and three controllers.

• Deidre Gary reported the theft of two child support checks to Goshen police Thursday. The theft occurred at 105 S. Third St.

• Richard Hirschler, 1419 Wilson Ave., told police Thursday someone stole a bicycle from his home.

• An employee at Subway, 4024 Elkhart Road, said a customer stole $20 from the business around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

• Lauren Morales of Goshen told city police Friday that someone stole her bicycle outside Constant Spring, 219 S. Main St., sometime before midnight.

• Mariana Ratliff, 502 Bayberry Drive, reported a burglary at her home to Goshen police Thursday.

• Adam Nix of Goshen told city police Thursday someone stole his bicycle in the area of Chicago and Indiana avenues.

Threat made

Elkhart County police said a student at Fairfield High School was placed in in-school suspension around 10 a.m. Wednesday for being insubordinate. While sitting in the designated area, the student wrote a threatening message on the wall. The pupil was then suspended from school, according to police.

Assault/battery reports

• A 19-year-old Goshen woman told city police she was battered and hit by a moving vehicle driven by someone she knows. The incident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of North First Street.

• A corrections officer at the Elkhart County work release center, 201 N. Cottage Ave., said an inmate attempted to bite his arm and broke the lock on a door handle. The officer was uninjured, according to Elkhart County police.

Vandalism reports

• Ronald Davidhizer told Elkhart County police Wednesday that ceilings and walls were damaged at 22043 Mississippi Ave. Three juveniles at the scene were turned over to their parents, police reported.

Alcohol/drug arrests

• Goshen High School staff told police Thursday a student had marijuana at the school. Dimitri D. Ruiz, 18, 122 Huron St., Goshen, was arrested and released on a promise to appear in court.

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