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May 2, 2013

Two pedestrians hit by car

Police arrested a Goshen driver after her vehicle reportedly struck two pedestrians Tuesday.

The collision occurred around 6:15 p.m. Goshen police said Kathryn M. Simons, 51, 813 Emerson St., Goshen, was driving a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero, turning left out of Shanklin Park on to Plymouth Avenue. Police said the vehicle struck two pedestrians, Penny Anderson, 62, and Trisha Pierce, 22, both of Goshen. Anderson and Pierce were knocked to the ground.

Anderson suffered a leg injury that was listed as a fracture or dislocation in the police report. Pierce suffered a shoulder abrasion.

Simons was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury. She was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

Bristol pair arrested

A Bristol man and woman were arrested on multiple charges after a warrant was served at their home early Wednesday morning.

According to Elkhart County police, officers served a warrant on Milton Garcia, 21, 32 Shore Manor Drive, Bristol, at 2:01 a.m. Wednesday.

Christina Lay, 20, of the same residence, reportedly lied to officers and harbored Garcia, who attempted to flee from a window and was taken into custody. Lay then reportedly resisted being arrested and was booked into the county jail on charges of resisting, false informing and assisting a criminal. Garcia was incarcerated for his warrant involving possession of marijuana and minor consumption of an alcoholic beverage.

Crash reports

• Two Goshen men were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday near Nappanee. According to Elkhart County police, Federico Lopez, 40, Goshen, was driving northbound on C.R. 9 approaching the stop sign at C.R. 50. Lopez reportedly failed to stop at the stop sign and entered the intersection, colliding with a second vehicle heading westbound on C.R. 50. Lopez was transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment of arm pain. The driver of the second vehicle, David Boothby, 69, Goshen, suffered cuts to the face. Lopez was cited for disregarding a stop sign.

• An Elkhart man was injured in a motorcycle crash at 8:27 a.m. on Ind. 119. According to Elkhart County police, James L. Krieg, 47, Elkhart, was driving his Yamaha motorcycle southwest on Ind. 119, just west of C.R. 19. Krieg reportedly went around a curve and a gust of wind caused him to become unsteady and run off the north side of the roadway where he skidded sideways on the ground. Krieg was wearing a helmet and sustained only minor cuts to his right hand. No citations were issued.

Theft/burglary reports

• Yarilis Marrero, Goshen, told Goshen police she learned someone was using her identity without her permission to gain employment at 11:51 a.m. Monday.

• Robert Miller, Goshen, told Goshen police he learned he had been defrauded by a telephone sweepstakes scam at 10 p.m. Friday.

• Daniel Beach, 317 S. Fifth St., Goshen, told Goshen police his scooter was stolen from his house at 9 p.m. Monday.

• Matthew Jordan, 53420 Hilltop Drive, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police an acquaintance stole his wallet, keys, and his tan 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix from his residence between 5:30 and 7:30 a.m. Monday. A debit card belonging to his mother was also reportedly taken which was later used by the acquaintance to make fraudulent transactions. Jordan’s vehicle was reportedly located and recovered by Mishawaka police at 9:45 a.m. Monday.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Leslie Stutzman, 18470 C.R. 24, Goshen, told Elkhart County police his mailbox had been set on fire at 3:39 a.m. Wednesday.

Traffic arrests

• Walter Ramirez, 38, 1011 Lantern Lane, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police at 11:38 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Kercher Road and Woodland Drive on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while a habitual traffic offender. He was booked into the county jail.

• Robert Lynch, 30, LaGrange, was arrested by Elkhart County police at 5:35 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Ind. 13 and Melridge Drive, Middlebury, on a charge of leaving the scene of a property damage crash after police received a report of a damaged mailbox, tree and brick subdivision sign in the 11000 block of Melridge Drive. He was released on a memorandum to appear in court.

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