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November 7, 2013

Police respond to thefts, scams

Multiple theft, burglary and scam incidents were recently reported to local police:

• Jack Adcock of Jack Adcock Construction told Elkhart County police that someone broke into his utility trailer while it was parked at a job site at 51414 C.R. 39, Middlebury. Wiring and saws were taken. Adcock also someone broke into the home there, and a roll of wire was missing from the basement. The burglary and theft took place between noon Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

• DeWayne Miller, 14219 C.R. 14, Middlebury, told Elkhart County police someone entered two of his barns through unlocked doors between 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 7:07 p.m. Monday. Multiple farm implements were stolen, as well as a large heater fan that was sitting behind a barn.

• Tammy Sublett, 909 N. Fifth St., told Goshen police that someone took a lawnmower, weed eater, leaf blower and a spare tire from the back porch of her home between 6 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Tuesday.

• Idaho resident Genona Afeaki reported an identity theft case to Goshen police Tuesday.

• Joshua Baker reported a possible bicycle theft from his neighbor’s house at 1505 West Ave. to Goshen police Tuesday.

• Aaron Frazier, 905 Wilson Ave., Goshen, told Goshen police Thursday that prescription pills were stolen from his home.

• Holly Adams of Goshen told Goshen police Tuesday that someone called her claiming to represent a business. The caller told Adams she owed the business money, and that if she didn’t pay by a certain time she would be arrested.

• Michele Amaya told Goshen police Tuesday her stereo was stolen from her husband’s workplace at 601 E. Reynolds St.

• Christina Horn, 631 N. Main St., told Goshen police Tuesday that someone had entered her home without permission while she was gone.

• Andres Valtierra of Goshen told Goshen police Wednesday that someone stole a semi tire from under his vehicle while the vehicle was parked at Walmart, 2304 Lincolnway East.

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