Teen facing five charges after Christmas Eve arrest

A 14-year-old Goshen boy was arrested by Goshen police at 12:43 a.m. Monday following a report of a suspicious person in the area of Clinton Street and C.R. 17.

According to police, the boy, who resides in the 600 block of North Main Street, was arrested on charges of auto theft, burglary, never having received a valid driver’s license, being incorrigible and a curfew violation. The boy was released into the custody of his mother following the arrest.

• Phillip Ball, 41, 510 Acorn Drive, Warsaw, was arrested on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated by Goshen police after being stopped for a traffic infraction in the 2900 block of South Main St. Monday at 10:12 a.m. He was taken to the Elkhart County Jail.

• Gabriel Boudreaux, 23, 725 Monroe St., Elkhart, and Hope Goodson, 32, 415 E. Wolf Ave., Elkhart, were arrested by Goshen police at 6:45 p.m. Sunday while at Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road, on charges of theft. They were released pending a court date.

• Heather Moggo, 46, 1014 S. Ironwood Drive, Mishawaka, was arrested by Goshen police on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated following a traffic stop near the intersection of U.S. 33 and Clinton Street at 1:03 a.m. Monday. She was booked into the county jail.

• Marcus D. Lehman, 20, 9680 W. 700 South, Topeka, was arrested at the Walmart parking lot, 2304 Lincolnway East, at 8:24 p.m. Monday on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lehman was released pending a court date.


Royal Baynham, 41, Goshen, reported to Goshen police that he was the victim of an armed robbery at 320 E. Madison St. by someone he knows. The incident occurred at 12:16 p.m. Monday, according to the police report. Police said the investigation is continuing.


• Germaine Taylor, 47, 811 Taylor St., Apt. 5, La Porte, was cited by Goshen police on a charge of operating a motor vehicle in violation of his specialized driving privileges following a traffic stop at the intersection of River and Indiana avenues at 9:16 p.m. Sunday. He was released pending a court date.


• The manager of Conoco gas station, 112 W. Pike St., contacted Goshen police at 4:56 p.m. Sunday to report an employee had just been fired and was refusing to leave. The employee was escorted by police from the property.

• Gloria Lowe, Goshen, told Goshen police Monday that sometime Saturday someone trespassed on her computer and locked her out of the device.

• Goshen police were called to Target at 5:50 p.m. Monday on a report of a possible theft. According to the police report, police did not file a report for a theft, but there was one filed for a trespassing incident.


• Scott Clements reported to Goshen police Monday someone vandalized his vehicle while it was parked at 1809 West Plains Drive Saturday.


Joe Riegsecker, Nappanee, reported to Goshen police Monday that at 11:42 a.m. that day a person stole his wallet from 415 N. Second St. Later that night Riegsecker told police someone had pointed a firearm at him.

• Marvin Rush told Goshen police Monday that a package left at his apartment building, 210 E. Lincoln Ave., was stolen Saturday.


A single-car crash with six people in the vehicle resulted in a leg injury for a passenger.

Elkhart County police reported that at 4:13 a.m. Monday at C.R.s 15 and 104, a Chevrolet Silverado driven by Daylnn Gregg, 18, Elkhart, was traveling north on C.R. 15 south of C.R. 104 when the driver applied the brakes to turn east onto C.R. 104 and the brakes failed. The pickup left the road and was a total loss, according to police.

A passenger, Gabrielle Miltroka, 17, Elkhart, complained of pain to her left knee and was transported to Elkhart General Hospital by ambulance.

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