Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Local News

December 1, 2013

Police respond to several theft reports

Several thefts were recently reported to police.

• Debbie Speth, a realtor with At Home Reality, told Goshen police a furnace was taken from a vacant house located at 109 Crescent St., Goshen, at noon Nov. 12.

• Tom Konopinski, Goshen, told Goshen police an unknown woman left Martin’s Supermarket, 1527 Bashor Road, Goshen, with a cartful of groceries that had not been paid for at 11:41 a.m. Nov. 24.

• Alex Jones, Goshen, told Goshen police several items were stolen out of his vehicle while it was parked at 75 Greenway Drive, Goshen, at 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Assault/battery reports

• Deangelo Johnson, 27, 1814 10th St., Elkhart, was arrested by Goshen police at 3:35 a.m. Saturday while at 4025 Elkhart Road, Goshen, on a charge of battery. He was booked into the county jail.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Mark Thompson, Goshen, told Goshen police someone damaged his vehicle while it was parked at 1852 Westplains Drive, Goshen, at 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

• Robert Allberry, Goshen, told Goshen police he noticed someone had tampered with the refrigerator compressor of Dandinos, 1407 Elkhart Road, Goshen, at 2:40 p.m. Friday.

• Keith Jodway, Goshen, told Goshen police the rear windows of several vehicles were shattered while parked at 209 Tanglewood Drive, Goshen, at 1:51 a.m. Saturday.

• Goshen police received a report of several vehicles being damaged while parked at 504 Glenwood Drive, Goshen, at 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

Traffic arrests

• Levi Wallin , 32, 1321 W. Hubbard Ave., Elkhart, was arrested by Goshen police at 1:02 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of 1715 E. Lincoln Ave., Goshen, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while a habitual traffic violator. He was booked into the county jail.

The following motorists were recently arrested by Goshen police on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

• Hector Torres-Bayona, 22, 217 S. Silverwood Lane, Apt. B, Goshen, was arrested after a vehicle crash around 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Second Street. In addition to the OWI, Torres-Bayona was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of a crash and application fraud. He was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

• Gregory J. Stokes, 43, 3514 Bowser Ave., Fort Wayne, was arrested after a traffic stop around 12:14 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Pike and Huron streets. He was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail.

Theft/burglary reports

• Staff at Kroger Fuel Center, 209 Chicago Ave., Goshen, reported the theft of gasoline to Goshen police Thursday.

Text Only
Local News

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.

Goshen City Council member Dixie Robinson is asking residents to make an effort to clean up their yards this spring. The city’s Dial-A-Truck program is available to haul trash away. Do you think there are more unsightly properties in Goshen this year than five years ago?

Yes, I have noticed more problem properties
No, I have not noticed more problems
I think the problems are about the same as always
     View Results
AP Video
Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge