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August 8, 2013

Several thefts reported in area

Several theft incidents were recently responded to by local police:

• Cathleen Randolph told Goshen police someone stole a bottle of vitamins from her apartment at 412 E. Lincoln Ave. Monday.

• Douglas Miller told Goshen police Tuesday that someone stole his bike at 274 Brookside Manor during the night.

• Scott Maggard of New Paris told Elkhart County police someone used his debit card number to make an unauthorized $3,356.79 transaction Saturday.

• Andrew Stichter of New Paris told Elkhart County police someone made $655.09 in unauthorized transactions on his checking account. The incident occurred July 25.

• Sharon Miller of New Paris told Elkhart County police someone made fraudulent from her bank account on Aug. 1, 3 and 5. The charges totaled $299.97.

• Anthony Brandenberger, 19, 1000 N. Townline Road, Apt. 27, LaGrange, was arrested on a charge of theft Wednesday, Elkhart County police reported. Brandenberger allegedly stole $650 belonging to Matthew Schlabach, 23, at 58258 C.R. 35, Middlebury.

• Nancy B. Kosteck of Goshen told city police she was the victim of theft and fraud Monday.

• Rebecca Sweet told Goshen police someone took property from her home at 2304 W. Wilden Ave. Monday.

• Fretta Stuart of Elkhart reported the theft of money at Target, 3839 Midway Road, to Goshen police Tuesday.

• A juvenile male told Goshen police his cell phone was stolen Tuesday in the 900 block of North Fifth Street.

Gunshot wound

Elkhart County police reported that Brendon Dubberly, 21, 16040 C.R. 18, Goshen, shot his left hand with a 9mm semiautomatic pistol around 11:30 p.m. Monday at his home. Police said the shooting was accidental.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Goshen police were notified Tuesday that someone spray-painted graffiti onto the street surface in the 1100 block of Wilson Avenue.

• Andrea Navarro told Goshen someone damaged her residence between 7 and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

• Lori Wilson of Goshen told city police someone intentionally scratched her vehicle Tuesday while it was parked behind her workplace at 110 N. Main St.

Alcohol/drug incidents

• Sergio Salazar, 20, 1123 Beaver Lane, was arrested by Goshen police Tuesday night at 322 N. Eighth St. on charges of illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and resisting arrest. Salazar was incarcerated in the Elkhart County Jail.

• Jose Luis Rodriguez, 17, Goshen, was arrested by Goshen police after a traffic stop around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue. Goshen police alleged that Rodriguez was in possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. Police said Rodriguez was arrested and later released to his parents.

• Goshen police were called to West Pike Street Tuesday afternoon to try to find a juvenile who appeared to be impaired. Officers found the youth inside Taco Bell. Police said the juvenile seemed to be impaired due to using a narcotic or illegal substance. The youth’s parent was called, police said, and the juvenile was transported to the hospital for treatment.


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    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Suspicious blinking package with battery pack causes police to evacuate business area

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    July 22, 2014

  • Cat beaten to death in burglary

    A house cat was found beaten to death following a burglary at a home in Howe Sunday.

    July 21, 2014

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  • Police looking for armed robbery suspect The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for information related to an attempted armed robbery at the Red D Mart at 68310 Ind. 15, in New Paris Saturday.According to police, at approximately 9:13 a.m. a white male approximately 20

    July 20, 2014

  • Work release inmate being sought Elkhart County police filed a report Thursday indicating Matthew J. Balint, 20, failed to return to lawful custody at the work release center, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen, at 4:04 p.m. July 9, and is now considered absent without leave.

    July 18, 2014

  • Handguns reported stolen from barn Troy Alexander Mueller of New Paris told Elkhart County police someone removed handguns from a pole barn located at 19902 C.R. 146 in New Paris between 1:30 a.m. Saturday and 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

    July 17, 2014

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