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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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  • GN140424 suspect id Police News; April 24, 2014 Goshen police is one of several law enforcement agencies seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects wanted for questioning in numerous thefts from retails stores throughout the state.

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  • Press Release 04-23-2014 J.jpg SLIDESHOW: Police need help ID'ing suspects The Goshen Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying suspects wanted for questioning in relation to a number of thefts from retail stores throughout Indiana. The four individuals have stolen over $25,000 worth of merchandise, according to law enforcement. The men are believed to be African-American and have been seen fleeing in a white Dodge Ram or another white pickup truck with a white cap which may have Florida license plates. Anyone with information is asked to call the Goshen Police Department at 574-533-8661 or Michiana CrimeStoppers at 800-342-STOP.

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    Firefighters were called to a basement fire in a Concord Township home shortly after midnight today.

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  • POLICE NEWS FOR APRIL 21,2014: Bristol man ejected from motorcycle A Bristol man was badly injured after being ejected from his motorcycle in a three-vehicle collision at 12:34 p.m. Sunday near Middlebury. According to Elkhart County police, Sasha Lindwedel, 23, Elkhart, was driving her vehicle westbound on C.R. 2,

    April 21, 2014

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    April 20, 2014

  • Police News: April 19, 2014 A South Bend man has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery last year in Bristol. Zamale E. Davis, 19, 1805 Chapin St., was arrested at 7:10 a.m. Friday in South Bend by officers with the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service. Police linked Dav

    April 19, 2014

  • Police & Rescue News Bristol bank robbery suspect arrested

    A South Bend man has been arrested in connection with a bank robbery last year in Bristol.
    Zamale E. Davis, 19, 1805 Chapin St., was arrested at 7:10 a.m. Friday in South Bend by officers with the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service.

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  • NWS GN0418 KCF car fire Police News: April 18, 2014 The following thefts and burglaries were recently reported to local police: • Ron Davidhizar told Goshen police Wednesday that someone broke into his storage shed at 221 Queen St. and stole items. • Personnel at Synergy RV Transport, 2448 E. Kercher

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