POLICE AND RELIEF NEWS: Thefts and burglaries reported


Roger McKee, 40, was arrested for possession of marijuana and methamphetamines and resisting arrest by Elkhart County deputies at 10:22 p.m. Thursday, after being flagged as a suspicious person at CR 10 and CR 17 It was located at Marathon Gaz, 22013 Ind. 120, asking to be driven. He was incarcerated in the Elkhart County Jail.


A crash on Indian 13 sent a couple to hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

Elkhart County deputies report that at 4:45 p.m., Jill Hackleman, 57, was traveling south on Ind. 13 south of US 6 and attempted to pass a horse-drawn buggy on the left but collided with the rear of the buggy throwing Jonas Miller, 53, and Erma Miller, 52, from the buggy. The Millers were taken to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne with neck and head injuries.


—Timothy Maurice Woods, 40, Elkhart, was released from lawful custody at Work Release, 201 N. Cottage Ave., at 9 p.m. June 26, and is deemed AWOL.

—Christopher Vela, 28, Goshen, was released from lawful custody at Work Release, 201 N. Cottage Ave., at 5:39 p.m. June 26, and is deemed AWOL.


Keith Ward reported to Elkhart County Deputies that around 7 a.m. Thursday, someone opened a window on his residence at 26051 Lakeview Dr., Goshen, reached inside the window and took a Ruger 9mm with three magazines without permission.


— Samantha Castillo reported to Goshen police at 12:30 p.m. Thursday that someone stole the contents of a package delivered by FedEx to 79 Winchester Trail.

— Cora Dale House manager Rich Meyer reported to Goshen police at 3:58 p.m. Thursday that a cell phone belonging to Cynthia Barnhart was stolen from 418 E. Lincoln Ave.

-Kenneth Jerome reported to Elkhart County deputies that between 2 p.m. Monday and 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, someone stole the bed of his 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 containing a set of Terra Grappler G2 tires, a leather bench seat and four blue rims from the driveway at 28855 Melody Lane, with a total value of approximately $4,350.


—Menards reported to Goshen police at 11:50 a.m. Thursday that earlier this month the store received a bogus check for $702.48 at the store, 1925 Lincolnway East. The person responsible is believed to be part of a group that has targeted numerous other Menards sites.

—KeyBank corporate investigator Jessica Tiff reported to Goshen police at 12:40 p.m. Thursday four incidents of forgery on behalf of Goshen Hospital, 200 High Park Ave.

— Sandra Rolon Miller reported to Goshen police at 12:28 p.m. Thursday that unauthorized withdrawals had been made from her Interra Credit Union account at 919 William Dr.

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