Crime Watch: Locating local fugitives

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Police are asking for your help in locating area fugitives.

Lt. Cindy Kilgore of Michiana Crime Stoppers was on 16 Morning News to highlight criminals in the St. Joseph, Laporte, Berrien, and Elkhart County areas:

Joshua Kneeland, 17

  • robbery, criminal recklessness, possession of a firearm (identified as the suspect in that April 1st robbery of the moped caught on tape on Harrison St. in South Bend)
  • Shaun Balkcom, 30

  • 2 counts child molestation, 2 counts criminal confinement, petition to revoke parole on domestic violence
  • David Kovacs, 43

  • violation of court order (escaped from St. Joseph Co. community corrections on conviction of battery & criminal confinement)
  • Damien Smith, 26

  • Sexual battery, criminal confinement, residential entry, probation violation (for dealing cocaine)
  • Roger Dale Presswood, 46

  • felon in possession of a firearm

  • also wanted on Elkhart County warrant for Habitual Traffic Violator for Life
  • James Leroy Yeager, 35

  • Sexual assault
  • Luis Viera, 24

  • Child molestation, sexual misconduct with a minor

If you have any information on either of these crimes, call Michiana Crime Stoppers at (574) 288-STOP or (800) 342-STOP.


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