Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Arrests reported in Elkhart County Sept. 18-24, 2013

Posted on Sepa. 24, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on Sepp. 24, 2013 at 1:03 p.m.

This list of Elkhart County arrests was compiled from information sent by the Elkhart Police Department, Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department and Goshen Police Department on Sept. 20-24, 2013. All charges are preliminary and individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. It is the policy and practice of The Elkhart Truth to provide the name of individuals arrested on preliminary charges involving drugs, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and all felonies. All efforts are made to ensure accuracy of the information provided and to protect the identities of the victims.

ELKHART

Richard Whetzel, 62, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of theft at 2721 W. Lexington Ave. on Sept. 18.

A 21-year-old Elkhart man was arrested on a preliminary charge of conversion in the 100 block of East Franklin Street on Sept. 18.

Wendell Manuel, 31, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated and operating without ever receiving a license at Prairie Street and Indiana Avenue on Sept. 19.

A 60-year-old Goshen man and a 21-year-old Elkhart man were arrested on preliminary charges of battery in the 200 block of Crescent Street on Sept. 19.

Julius Jones, 30, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of auto theft in the 100 block of Troxel Avenue on Sept. 19.

Cameron Smith, 38, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia prior in the 1000 block of South Main Street on Sept. 19.

Heather Ellsworth, 37, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of possession of marijuana in the 2100 block of Bristol Street on Sept. 20.

Hector Vargas-Forero, 22, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated at Main Street and Hively Avenue on Sept. 20.

Sandra Bell, 50, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of theft at 555 E. Jackson Blvd. on Sept. 20.

Johnny Mack, 28, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of domestic battery in the presence of a child and possession of marijuana at Benham and Indiana avenues on Sept. 20.

Antoine McDuffie, 21, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of possession of marijuana in the 1200 block of Georgia Boulevard on Sept. 20.

Taurean McConnell, 29, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of battery on a pregnant woman and domestic battery in the presence of a child in the 700 block of West Marion Street on Sept. 20.

A 20-year-old Elkhart man was arrested on a preliminary charge of criminal trespass in the 800 block of Benham Avenue on Sept. 20.

Terry Wells, 45, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated prior and leaving the scene of an accident in the 100 block of C.R. 6 W. on Sept. 20.

Rochad Washington, 34, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, resisting law enforcement, receiving stolen property, possession of a handgun without a license and driving while suspended prior in the 1200 block of Georgia Boulevard on Sept. 21.

Timmy Holt, 25, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of robbery, criminal confinement, battery on a pregnant woman and domestic battery in the 1000 block of Prairie Street on Sept. 21.

Lorenzo Stroye, 40, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of battery on a police officer, resisting law enforcement and possession of marijuana in the 800 block of West Franklin Street on Sept. 21.

Jorge Villanueva, 30, Hammond, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated at Prairie Street and Hively Avenue on Sept. 21.

Andrew Vance, 26, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement and reckless driving at Cassopolis Street and C.R. 6 on Sept. 21.

Cameron Meyer, 21, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated with a certified blood-alcohol content of 0.19 percent at Cassopolis and Bristol streets on Sept. 21.

Angela Downs, 48, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated prior with a certified blood-alcohol content of 0.12 percent Cassopolis and Bristol streets on Sept. 21.

Anthony Nash, 56, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated prior and driving while suspended prior in the 59000 block of Graydale Road on Sept. 21.

Shaun Macneal, 33, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 25000 block of North Park Avenue on Sept. 21.

A 19-year-old Wharton, Ohio, man was arrested on a preliminary charge of illegal consumption of alcohol in the 27000 block of Midland Drive on Sept. 21.

Chad Barnes, 40, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage accident at C.R. 17 and C.R. 6 on Sept. 22.

A 24-year-old Elkhart man was arrested on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement, public intoxication and disorderly conduct in the 200 block of Marine Avenue on Sept. 22.

A 30-year-old Elkhart woman was arrested on a preliminary charge of driving while suspended prior in the 100 block of East Indiana Avenue on Sept. 22.

A 50-year-old Elkhart man was arrested on a preliminary charge of driving while suspended prior at East and Marion streets on Sept. 22.

Jacob Craig, 21, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated at C.R. 9 and C.R. 6 on Sept. 24.

GOSHEN

A 49-year-old Elkhart man was arrested on a preliminary charge of criminal trespass in the 900 block of Lincolnway East on Sept. 20.

Jose Escalante-Romero, 51, Goshen, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while being a habitual traffic violator at Wilden Avenue and Wakefield Drive on Sept. 20.

Gerardo Ponce, 50, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated and operating a vehicle while being a habitual traffic violator at Middlebury and Main streets on Sept. 21.

Christopher Horst, 30, Goshen, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated at Lincoln Avenue and Eighth Street on Sept. 21.

Dale Wilson, 44, North Webster, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated in the 1900 block of Elkhart Road on Sept. 21.

George Griffin, 46, Elkhart, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating while intoxicated and possession of marijuana at C.R. 113 and C.R. 28 on Sept. 22.

Marvin Huff, 36, Elkhart, was arrested on a preliminary charge of theft at 2304 Lincolnway East on Sept. 23.

A 31-year-old Elkhart man was arrested on a preliminary charge of criminal conversion at 4522 Elkhart Road on Sept. 23.

Ferman Miller, 63, Goshen, was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated at Lincolnway East and Plymouth Avenue on Sept. 23.

MIDDLEBURY

Karla Harvey, 64, White Pigeon, Mich., was arrested on a preliminary charge of operating while intoxicated at U.S. 20 and Heritage Drive on Sept. 19.

OSCEOLA

Stacy Smart, 21, Osceola, was arrested on a preliminary charge of domestic battery in the presence of a child in the 50000 block of Ash Road on Sept. 23.