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October 8, 2012

Police news for Oct. 8

A 27-year-old Goshen man reported a battery to Goshen police.

The victim said a man whom he didn’t know punched him one time in the face around 12:31 a.m. Sunday in the 200 block of East Monroe Street. Officers were unable to locate the perpetrator.

Man assisted

A 24-year-old Ligonier man was assisted by Goshen police after he woke up at the corner of 10th Street and Reynolds Street in Goshen Saturday morning.

The man said he was drinking at a bar and didn’t remember anything until he woke up at the corner, according to police. Officers took the man to a Walmart, where they met with his father, who escorted his son home.

Theft/burglary reports

• Eva Woods, 419 North Fifth St., Goshen, reported the theft of her son’s Magna BMX bicycle from the front yard of her home Friday, according to Goshen police.

• James Maxwell, 1204 Division St., Goshen, told city police someone entered his home around 5 a.m. Saturday and stole his wallet.

• A Walmart employee told Goshen police two men stole items from the Lincolnway East store in Goshen around 2:32 p.m. Saturday.

• A Meijer employee reported he saw a man steal eight bottles of liquor from the store at 4522 Elkhart Road around 5:51 p.m. Saturday, according to Goshen police. When the employee confronted the man, he put the liquor on the ground and fled.

• Mark Mayhew, 45, Syracuse, reported that his daughter’s iPod and a bag containing hair products were stolen from his hotel room Saturday at the Comfort Inn at 2309 Lincolnway East in Goshen, according to Goshen police.

• Terri Fritz-Deville, Goshen, reported her wallet stolen from her car while it was parked in the 200 block of Queen Street, Goshen, around 8 a.m. Saturday, according to Goshen police.

• Michael Vincent Ambrose, 32, Goshen, told Goshen police someone broke into his home at 419 East St. and stole some items Friday.

• Corey Stewart, 43, Goshen, reported his vehicle broken into and items stolen while it was parked in the 100 block of Middlebury Street Tuesday, according to Goshen police.

• Perry Haimes, 45, Goshen, reported Friday the theft of his son’s rented trumpet while it was at Goshen Middle School, according to Goshen police.

• Penny Pierce, 45, 515 Mercer Ave., Goshen, was arrested Friday on a charge of theft, according to Goshen police.

• Rebecca Yvette Loutzenhiser, 53, Goshen, told Goshen police someone stole her prescription Vicodin from her bedroom Friday.

• Sheila Michelle Moore, 41, Goshen, reported her bag with a container of salsa was stolen around 6 p.m. Thursday, according to Goshen police.

• Elisa Diaz, Goshen, reported her mo-ped stolen from her residence in Twin Pines at 1805 Windsor Lane, according to Goshen police.

Alcohol/drug incidents

• A 36-year-old Goshen woman told Goshen police someone gave her special needs brother marijuana, which made him ill, around 1:38 a.m. Saturday.

OWI arrests

The following driver were arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated:

• Alfredo Garcia, 39, 726 West Bristol St., Apartment F-109, Elkhart, was arrested after he was stopped in the 2800 block of West Wilden Avenue for weaving left of center around 11:53 p.m. Friday, according to Goshen police.

• Gary J. Payne, 51, 60536 C.R. 113, Elkhart, was arrested in the 60000 block of C.R. 113 around 8:49 p.m. Friday, according to Goshen police.

 

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