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Elkhart County Sheriff Blotter 9/22/11

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ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Media report for 9/22/2011
09/20/2011
Case 11006034 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 58915 SR 15 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: THEFT-FROM COIN OPERATED MACHINE OR DEVICE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/19/2011 End - 09/20/2011
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
BLOTTER:
ON 9/20/2011 AT APPROXIMATELY 2:25AM AN ANONYMOUS REPORT OF THEFT FROM A
PEPSI MACHINE AT A BUSINESS IN THE 58000 BLOCK OF SR 15 WAS REPORTED.
SUSPECTS USED UNKNOWN TOOLS TO BREAK INTO A SODA MACHINE BETWEEN 11:30PM
ON 9/19/2011 AND 2:25AM,ON 9/20/2011 AND STOLE AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF MONEY.
21:30.00 21:30:00
09/20/2011
Case 11006035 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 26861 CR 26 ELKHART, IN
Offense: FAILURE TO REGISTER / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/03/2000 End - 09/20/2011
HOLLOMAN, BRIAN, 3A181
BLOTTER: THE WHEREABOUTS OF CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER ARE UNKNOWN DUE TO
HIS FAILURE TO REGISTER A CHANGE OF RESIDENCE. A CASE IS BEING SENT TO THE
PROSECUTOR FOR REVIEW OF THE CHARGE OF FAILURE TO REGISTER, D FELONY.
00:00.00 00:00:00
09/20/2011
Case 11006037 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23282 FOREST LN ELKHART, IN
Offense: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/18/2011 End - 09/19/2011
Report, Web, web
BLOTTER
ON 09/19/2011 AT 7:30 A.M. AS THE VICTIM WAS LEAVING FOR WORK, HE FOUND THAT A
GPS NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM AND A NOTEBOOK COMPUTER WERE STOLEN FROM HIS
UNLOCKED FORD VAN. THERE WAS NO DAMAGE TO THE FORD VAN. THE VICTIM
INDICATED THIS IS THE THIRD TIME SOMEONE HAS BROKEN INTO HIS VEHICLE SINCE
NIPSCO INSTALLED A STREET LIGHT AT THE EDGE OF HIS PROPERTY.
22:30.00 22:30:00
Media report for 9/22/2011
09/20/2011
Case 11006039 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 59796 PARK SIDE DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: THEFT-OTHER / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/15/2011 End - 09/15/2011
Report, Web, web
BLOTTER
ON 09/15/2011, APPROX.IMATELY AT 09:05 A.M. SHARON SNELL, WHO IS A PROGRAM MGR
FOR ADEC, INC. REPORTED ADEC HAD DISCOVERED THAT $20.00 PLUS MONEY WAS
UNACCOUNTED FOR, FOR ONE OF ADEC'S GROUP HOME RESIDENTS, MARY
SHALLENBERG. ADEC HAS SUSPENDED THE STAFF BELIEVED TO BE INVOLVED, AND ARE
CONDUCTING A FULL INTERNAL INVESTIGATION.
09:05.00 09:05:00
09/20/2011
Case 11006041 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 21/ CR 36 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: OPERATOR NEVER LICENSED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/20/2011 End - 09/20/2011
BENNETT, MICHAEL ALLEN, 3A251
BLOTTER:
ON 09-20-2011 AT ABOUT 10:00 AM, GERARDO CRUZ-PALMA, 28, OF SOUTH BEND INDIANA
WAS STOPPED BY ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTY NEAR CR 21 AND CR 36 FOR NOT
HAVING HIS VEHICLE HEADLIGHTS ON DURING REDUCED VISIBILITY CAUSED BY FOG.
GERARDO CRUZ-PALMA INFORMED THE OFFICER HE HAD NEVER RECEIVED A LICENSE
TO OPERATE A VEHICLE AND HE WAS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ILLEGALLY
FROM MEXICO. GERARDO CRUZ-PALMA WAS ARRESTED AND BOOKED INTO THE
ELKHART COUNTY JAIL FOR NEVER RECEIVING A DRIVERS LICENSE. BMV RECORDS
SHOWED GERARDO CRUZ-PALMA HAD A PRIOR OFFENSE FOR NEVER RECEIVING A
DRIVERS LICENSE INCREASING THE SEVERITY OF THE CRIME FROM A CLASS C
MISDEMEANOR TO A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOM
ENFORCEMENT WAS MADE AWARE OF THE IMMIGRATION STATUS OF GERARDO
CRUZ-PALMA.
10:00.00 10:00:00
09/20/2011
Case 11006042 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 26350 CR 54 NAPPANEE, IN
Offense: RUNAWAY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/19/2011 End - 09/20/2011
GROVE, THAD, 3A187
BLOTTER
ON 09-20-11 AT 10:16AM, TRACY STUTZMAN (49) REPORTED HER JUVENILE SON (15) HAD
RUN AWAY FROM THEIR RESIDENCE OF 26350 CR 54, NAPPANEE, BETWEEN 10:00PM ON
09-19-11 AND 8:00AM ON 09-20-11. HE WAS SEEN BY HIS FATHER IN THE CITY OF
NAPPANEE, BUT THEIR SON RAN AND HID FROM HIM.
22:00.00 22:00:00
Media report for 9/22/2011
09/20/2011
Case 11006044 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 57612 ROYS AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: FOUND PROPERTY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - C
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/19/2011 End - 09/20/2011
BOGGS, EVAN S, 3A228
BLOTTER:
ON 9/20/2011, AT APPROXIMATELY 12:15 PM, A FOUND BICYCLE CASE WAS REPORTED BY
JASON L WILSON, 34, OF ELKHART. JASON WILSON FOUND A BLUE HUFFY CRUSADER
BICYCLE LAYING IN THE MIDDLE OF ROYS AVE, NORTH OF DESMOND AVE, AT AROUND
4:40 AM THAT MORNING. THE OWNER OF THE BICYCLE WAS UNKNOWN. THE BICYCLE
WAS TAKEN TO THE ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT FOR SAFEKEEPING.
19:00.00 19:00:00
09/20/2011
Case 11006046 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 62226 CR 15 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: BATTERY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/20/2011 End - 09/20/2011
AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW, 3A237
BLOTTER
ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2011 AROUND 2:26 PM, MICHAEL DELFINE, 48 OF ELKHART, REPORTED
HE HAD BEEN BATTERED BY A RESIDENT OF BASHOR CHILDREN'S HOME, 62226 CR 15,
AROUND 2:00 PM. HE REPORTED A SCRATCH ON HIS NOSE AND SWELLING TO THE BACK
OF HIS HEAD.
13:50.00 13:50:00
09/20/2011
Case 11006047 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 22229 CR 38 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: BURGLARY-RESIDENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/18/2011 End - 09/19/2011
BOGGS, EVAN S, 3A228
BLOTTER:
ON 9/20/2011, AT APPROXIMATELY 2:17 PM, A BURGLARY WAS REPORTED IN THE 22000
BLOCK OF CR 38, GOSHEN. JUNE J CLEVELAND, 68, OF GOSHEN, STATED AN UNKNOWN
SUSPECT STOLE A PURSE FROM THE KITCHEN OF HER RESIDENCE. THE INCIDENT
OCCURRED SOMETIME BETWEEN 7:30 PM ON 9/18/2011 AND 7:00 AM ON 9/19/2011.
19:30.00 19:30:00
Media report for 9/22/2011
09/20/2011
Case 11006049 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 20015 OPAL CT GOSHEN, IN
Offense: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/16/2011 End - 09/16/2011
Report, Web, web
BLOTTER
SOMETIME BEFORE 05:55 AM ON 09/16/2011, A PERSON OR PERSONS ENTERED THE
VICTIMS UNLOCKED, CHEVROLET AVALACHE TRUCK AND REMOVED THE VICTIMS
WALLET. THE VICTIM INDICATED HE CANCELLED HIS BANK CARDS, BUT HIS SOCIAL
SECURITY CARD WAS IN HIS WALLET AND IS MISSING AS WELL. THE SUSPECTS WENT
THROUGH THE VICTIMS GLOVEBOX AND CENTER CONSOLE, THROWING THE CONTENTS
THROUGHOUT THE TRUCK. THERE WAS ITEMS OF CLOTHING IN THE BACK SEAT, BUT
WERE NOT TAKEN. THERE DOESN'T SEEM TO BE ANY DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE.
05:55.00 05:55:00
09/20/2011
Case 11006053 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 24813 JOHANNES CT ELKHART, IN
Offense: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/20/2011 End - 09/20/2011
HUFF, RYAN E, 3A265
BLOTTER:
ON 9/20/2011 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:04 PM, I RESPONDED TO THE 24000 BLOCK OF
JOHANNES CT. ELKHART, IN, IN REFERENCE TO A THEFT OF A GUN FROM A VEHICLE. I
SPOKE WITH RICK QUIER, 51, WHO ADVISED THAT SOMETIME BETWEEN 4:15 AM AND
8:PM, A GLOCK MODEL 17 GUN WAS STOLEN FROM HIS 2010 GMC SIERRA TRUCK PARKED
IN HIS DRIVEWAY IN ELKHART. RICK QUIER LATER FOUND THE HANDGUN AT IT WAS NOT
STOLEN.
04:15.00 04:15:00
09/20/2011
Case 11006054 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23067 HEATON VISTA ELKHART, IN
Offense: DEATH INVESTIGATION / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/20/2011 End - 09/20/2011
HORNER, TODD M, 3A248
BLOTTER:
ON 09/20/2011 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:30 PM TAMMY STANLEY, 46 OF CASSOPOLIS,
MICHIGAN REPORTED FINDING HER MOTHER DECEASED IN THE LIVING ROOM OF A
RESIDENCE IN THE 23000 BLOCK OF HEATON VISTA IN ELKHART COUNTY. TAMMY
STANLEY REPORTED LAST SEENING HER MOTHER BETWEEN THE HOURS 0F 12:30 AND
9:30 PM. THE INCIDENT IN CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION.
21:45.00 21:45:00
Media report for 9/22/2011
09/21/2011
Case 11006056 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 56722 MEADOWOOD DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: SUICIDE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - C
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/21/2011 End - 09/21/2011
EVANS, DAPHNE, 3A211
BLOTTER:
ON 9-21-2011 AT APPROXIMATELY 6:10AM DAVID L. CANELL, AGE 89, WAS FOUND
DECEASED IN HIS RESIDENCE AT 56722 MEADOWOOD DR.
05:00.00 05:00:00
09/21/2011
Case 11006060 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 57789 CR 115 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: BURGLARY-RESIDENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2011 End - 07/17/2011
GROVE, THAD, 3A187
BLOTTER
ON 09-21-11 AT 7:46AM, JOSEPH FISCHER (49) OF 57789 CR 115, GOSHEN,
08:00.00 08:00:00
09/21/2011
Case 11006061 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 56722 MEADOWOOD DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: OTHER / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/21/2011 End - 09/21/2011
MCHENRY, MICHAEL, 3A196
BLOTTER:
ON 09/21/2011, AROUND 5:52AM THE ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT
EMERGENCY SERVICE UNIT (ESU) RESPONDED TO 56722 MEADOWOOD DRIVE IN
ELKHART COUNTY TO ASSIST WITH A SUBJECT WHO HAD POINTED A FIREARM AT
HIMSELF, ANOTHER PERSON AND FIRE SHOTS INSIDE OF THE RESIDENCE. THE SUBJECT
WAS LOCATED INSIDE THE RESIDENCE AND HAD COMMITTED SUICIDE BY A SELF
INFLICTED GUN SHOT TO THE HEAD.
05:52.00 05:52:00
Media report for 9/22/2011
09/21/2011
Case 11006062 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: LARUE ST @ OLS US 33 ELKHART, IN
Offense: LEAVING THE SCENE OF ACCIDENT / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/21/2011 End - 09/21/2011
MCQUARIE, DONALD, 3A200
BLOTTER:
ON 09-21-11 AT APPROX 9:08AM WENDALL MARTINE REPORTED A DARK COLOR SUV
STRUCK HIS COMPANY'S FORD RANGER PICK UP TRUCK AT LARUE ST AND OLD US 33.
THE DARK COLOR SUV THEN LEFT THE SCENE WEST BOUND ON OLD US 33 WITHOUT
LEAVING ANY INFORMATION.
09:08.00 09:08:00
09/21/2011
Case 11006068 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 28789 COUNTRY LN ELKHART, IN
Offense: DEATH INVESTIGATION / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/17/2011 End - 09/21/2011
AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW, 3A237
BLOTTER
ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 AROUND 12:38 PM, PATRICK WILLIAMS, 61 OF 28804 COUNTRY
LN, REPORTED HE HAD NOT SEEN HIS ELDERLY NEIGHBOR FROM ACROSS THE STREET
IN 4 DAYS. THE ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO
INVESTIAGATE. ENTRY WAS MADE TO THE RESIDENCE. THE 81 YEAR OLD RESIDENT WAS
FOUND DECEASED.
12:30.00 12:30:00
09/21/2011
Case 11006077 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 54722 CHELSEA ELKHART, IN
Offense: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/21/2011 End - 09/21/2011
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
BLOTTER
ON 9/21/2011, AT APPROXIMATELY 10:01 PM, DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A THEFT CALL
FOR SERVICE AT ABSOLUTE DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING, 54722 CHELSEA DR. THE
BUSINESS REPORTED SEVERAL OF ITS INDUSTRIAL TRASH CANS STOLEN FROM THEIR
PROPERTY BETWEEN 8:00 AM AND 5:00PM ON 9/21/2011. THE SUSPECT IS UNKNOWN AT
THIS TIME.
22:01.00 22:01:00
Media report for 9/22/2011
09/21/2011
Case 11006078 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 4 WEST OF CR 17 ELKHART, IN
Offense: OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 09/21/2011 End - 09/21/2011
WASS, MICHAEL, 3A212
BLOTTER:
ON 09-21-2011 AROUND 11:27 P.M. MARC J. DEUEL AGE 43 WAS STOPPED IN THE AREA OF
CR 4 WEST OF CR 17 FOR FAILURE TO DIM BRIGHT LIGHTS. IT WAS FOUND MARC J.
DEUEL WAS INTOXICATED TESTING .17 BRAC AROUND 12:39 A.M. MARC J. DEUEL WAS
INCARCERATED FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED AND ISSUED A CITATION.
23:27.00 23:27:00

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