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Police News

June 23, 2013

Two arrested at local restaurant

A 19-year-old Goshen man and a juvenile male were arrested Friday after allegedly trying to gain entry to a motor vehicle.

The incident happened around 11 a.m. Friday at the Burger King located at 4014 Elkhart Road, Goshen. According to Goshen police, Sean Hochstetler, 19, Goshen and a male juvenile were arrested on charges of attempting to make unlawful entry into a motor vehicle.

Police also charged Hochstetler with resisting arrest. He was transported to the Elkhart County Jail and the juvenile was released to his parents.

Crash reports

• Manuel Esqueda, 54, told Goshen police Friday, that someone struck his vehicle around 5 a.m. at 129 Watertower Court, Goshen and left the scene.

• Goshen police reported the stop sign at North Fifth Street and Oakridge Avenue was struck by a semi-truck during the evening Friday and that the driver did not stop and report the damage.

Theft/burglary reports

• Asia Wells, told Goshen police that her cell phone was stolen Friday around 10:15 a.m. in the 1300 block of Mintcrest Drive, Goshen.

• Brenda Speicher, Goshen, told Goshen police Friday around 8 p.m. that someone broke into her friend’s apartment at 2512 W. Clinton St., Apt. 99, Goshen during the overnight hours Thursday.

• A Goshen city employee told Goshen police Friday around 8:45 p.m., that city property located at Crescent Street and Cottage Avenue was stolen.

OWI arrests

• Antonio Rodriguez Leos, 35, 612 Bayberry Drive, Goshen, was arrested at 9:33 p.m. Friday on a charge operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was transported to the Elkhart County Jail.

• Kevid D. Arias-Torres, 28, South Bend, was arrested at 2:32 a.m. Saturday on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was arrested in the 1100 block of West Pike Street and taken to the Elkhart County Jail.

Two men sentenced

in Superior Court 3

Two Goshen men were recently sentenced in Elkhart Superior Court 3:

• Jose Rivera, 30, was sentenced to 12 years in the Indiana Department of Correction on a Class B felony charge of criminal confinement. Six years of that sentence were suspended. Rivera was given 306 days credit for time he was already incarcerated.

• John C. Oosta, 46, was sentenced to 12 years in the Indiana Department of Correction on two Class C felony counts of child molesting. He was given 875 days credit for time he was already incarcerated. Oosta indicated he wants to appeal.

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