Police raid party
Elkhart County police raided an underage drinking party shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday at 12061 C.R. 36 east of Goshen.
Police said several adults younger than 21 were cited and released on charges of illegal consumption of alcoholic beverages. They were Sarah D. Borntrager, 18, Goshen; Harlan J. Borkholder, 19, Millersburg; Jessy E. Bontrager, 19, Topeka; Jesse A. Mast, 19, Shipshewana; Pauline Lehman, 18, Topeka; Carol A. Bontrager, 18, Goshen; and Lynn Jay Yoder, 19, Topeka.
Additionally, eight young people — three boys and five girls — ages 16 and 17 were released to their parents. Those teens were from Goshen, Middlebury, Topeka, Shipshewana, Ligonier and Millersburg.
Man arrestedon rape charge
Goshen police arrested Eric Zacarias, 23, 502 Ryegrass Court, Goshen, on charges of rape and domestic battery Sunday. Police reported that the alleged offenses occurred at Zacarias’ home. Zacarias was incarcerted in the Elkhart County jail.
• Kirsten Kanaebel of Henryville told Goshen police Sunday that someone in Goshen used her credit card information and tried to make online purchases.
• Albert Hershberger, 125 N. 22nd St., told Goshen police someone stole his wife’s wedding band between noon Dec. 4 and the evening of Dec. 5.
• An employee at the Kroger gas station, 612 W. Pike St., told Goshen police that someone pumped $29.95 worth of gasoline around 2 p.m. Sunday and left without paying.
• Goshen police arrested Joseph Rose, 21, and Dedra Snyder, 22, both of 552 Brookside Manor, Goshen, Sunday night at Meijer, 4522 Elkhart Road, on charges of criminal conversion. They were released on memorandums to appear in Goshen City Court.
• Staff at Quality Cable Vision reported the theft of cable services in New Paris to Elkhart County police Friday.
• Alicia Lovely of Goshen told Elkhart County police Saturday that someone used her debit card without her permission to make $150 in purchases.
• Vijay Mehta of Bristol told Elkhart County police that between Sept. 15 and Oct. 20, he sent three payments totaling $1,640 via Western Union to an address in California. Mehta was paying for services from someone claiming to be from Dish Network. Dish Network did not receive those payments, Mehta told police.