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Elkhart County Police Blotter 7/18/12

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ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/16/2012
Case 12004499 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 54244 CR 43 MIDDLEBURY, IN
Offense: BURGLARY-RESIDENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/15/2012 End - 07/15/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
BLOTTER
ON 7/16/2012, AT APPROXIMATELY 5:05 AM, VERNON AND ORLIE BONTRAGER, 50 AND
19, REPORTED UNKNOWN SUSPECTS STOLE ITEMS FROM THEIR RESIDENCE AT 54244 CR
43. VERNON BONTRAGER REPORTED THE SUSPECTS ENTERED THE RESIDENCE
THROUGH A UNLOCKED REAR DOOR.
09:15.00 09:15:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004502 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 57475 CR3 ELKHART, IN
Offense: BURGLARY-NON RESIDENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/15/2012 End - 07/16/2012
POLACHEK, CASEY J, 3A273
BLOTTER:
ON 7/16/2012 AT 7:42AM PAUL HASSE (67YRS) OF FOREST RIVER, WILDCAT DIVISION,
WHICH IS LOCATED AT 57475 CR3 REPORTED SIX RECREATIONAL TRAVEL TRAILERS
WERE BROKEN INTO SOMETIME BETWEEN 7/15/12 6:30PM AND 7/16/12 3:45AM . THERE
WERE THREE TELEVISIONS, ONE GAS GRILL, AND TWO RADIOS STOLEN FROM THE RV'S.
A BATTERY POWERED CRAFTSMAN SCREW GUN WAS ALSO STOLEN FROM RECREATION
BY DESIGN WHICH BORDERS FOREST RIVER TO THE NORTH.
18:00.00 18:00:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004503 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 29332 CR 10 ELKHART, IN
Offense: MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT (AUTOS) / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/13/2012 End - 07/16/2012
BENNETT, MICHAEL A, 3A251
BLOTTER:
ON 07-16-2012 AT ABOUT 8:39 AM KEVIN ELIAS, 43, EMPLOYED BY TOMS AUTO SALVAGE,
REPORTED A VEHICLE WAS STOLEN FROM THE IMPOUND LOT SOMETIME BETWEEN 5:30
PM ON 7-13-2012 AND 8:15 AM ON 7-16-2012. THE PERIMETER FENCE WAS CUT AND THE
VEHICLE WAS DRIVEN OUT OF THE LOT.
17:30.00 17:30:00
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/16/2012
Case 12004503 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 29332 CR 10 ELKHART, IN
Offense: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/13/2012 End - 07/16/2012
BENNETT, MICHAEL A, 3A251
BLOTTER:
ON 07-16-2012 AT ABOUT 8:39 AM KEVIN ELIAS, 43, EMPLOYED BY TOMS AUTO SALVAGE,
REPORTED A VEHICLE WAS STOLEN FROM THE IMPOUND LOT SOMETIME BETWEEN 5:30
PM ON 7-13-2012 AND 8:15 AM ON 7-16-2012. THE PERIMETER FENCE WAS CUT AND THE
VEHICLE WAS DRIVEN OUT OF THE LOT.
17:30.00 17:30:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004504 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 18665 CR 46 NEW PARIS, IN
Offense: TRESPASS / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/15/2012 End - 07/16/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
BLOTTER
ON 7/16/2012 AT 8:59AM LISA LITWILLER, 42, REPORTED THAT SOMEONE TRESPASSED IN
THE NEW PARIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT 18665 CR 46 SOMETIME BETWEEN 7/15/2012 AT
8:00PM AND 7/16/2012 AT 6:00AM.
20:00.00 20:00:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004505 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 59588 GLENMORE AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: CHINS / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/16/2012
PINCH, JOSEPH, 3A198
BLOTTER:
ON 7-16-12 BRITTANY N. WARREN (20) OF 59588 GLENMORE AV, REPORTED THAT HER 2
YEAR OLD SON AND ANOTHER 2 YEAR OLD BOY WHOM SHE BABYSITS FOR, BOTH WENT
MISSING FROM INSIDE HER RESIDENCE. BOTH BOYS WERE LOCATED ABOUT ONE HALF
HOUR LATER, ABOUT 7 BLOCKS AWAY.
09:15.00 09:15:00
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/16/2012
Case 12004506 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 54110 EASTVIEW DR BRISTOL, IN
Offense: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/14/2012 End - 07/16/2012
BENNETT, MICHAEL A, 3A251
BLOTTER:
ON 07-16-2012 AT ABOUT 9:59 AM CAROLE LOGAN REPORTED A HOUSE GUEST STOLE
TWO GOLD AND DIAMOND RINGS FROM HER RESIDENCE BETWEEN 6:00 PM ON 7-14-2012
AND 9:00 AM ON 7-16-2012.
18:00.00 18:00:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004507 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 25185 BERRY ST ELKHART, IN
Offense: HARASSMENT / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/16/2012
GROVE, THAD, 3A187
BLOTTER:
ON 07-16-12 AT 10:12AM, MARY YOUNG (81) OF 25185 BERRY ST REPORTED RECEIVING A
PHONE CALL FROM AN UNKNOWN NUMBER AT 6:00AM ON 07-16-12, AND THE CALLER
HUNG UP ON HER WHEN SHE ANSWERED. MARY YOUNG REQUESTED AN INVESTIGATION
FOR HARASSMENT DUE TO A HISTORY OF HANG UP CALLS.
06:00.00 06:00:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004510 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 22862 LAKESHORE DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: CREDIT CARD FRAUD / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/15/2012 End - 07/16/2012
BENNETT, MICHAEL A, 3A251
BLOTTER:
ON 07-16-2012 AT ABOUT 1:24 PM JOANNE LUBELSKI AGE 58 OF 22862 LAKESHORE DR
REPORTED SOMEONE FRAUDULENTLY USED HER CREDIT CARD TO CHARGE $275 ON
07-15-2012 AT A PHARMACY IN MASSACHUSETTS.
12:00.00 12:00:00
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/16/2012
Case 12004511 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 21066 PROTECTA DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: BURGLARY-NON RESIDENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/13/2012 End - 07/16/2012
GROVE, THAD, 3A187
BLOTTER
ON 07-16-12 AT 1:27PM, CLAUDIA SHUMAKER (53) OF JOHN H ENTERPRISE, INC, 21066
PROTECTA DR, REPORTED THE COMPANY'S SECURE FENCE LINE WAS UNLAWFULLY
ENTERED BETWEEN 4:40PM ON 07-13-12 AND 5:00AM ON 07-16-12, AND WIRING WAS CUT
OFF OF 63 TRAILERS IN THEIR LOT. SIXTY TWO OF THE WIRE BUNDLES WERE TAKEN,
AND ONE WAS LEFT BY THE TRAILER IT WAS CUT OFF OF.
16:30.00 16:30:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004512 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 - 07/16/2012 End - 07/16/2012
HORNER, TODD M, 3A248
BLOTTER
ON 07/16/2012 AT AROUND 2:30 PM DOUG GANGER, 57, SUPERVISOR WITH BASHOR
CHILDREN'S HOME REPORTED AN INCIDENT OF MUTUAL BATTERY BETWEEN TO JUVNILE
MALES. DOUG GANGER REPORTED THAT THE INCIDENT OCCURRED AROUND 12:45 PM
ON 07/16/2012. NEITHER MALE WAS INJURED.
12:45.00 12:45:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004513 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 - 07/16/2012 End - 07/16/2012
HORNER, TODD M, 3A248
BLOTTER
ON 07/16/2012 AT AROUND 2:30 PM DOUG GANGER, 57, SUPERVISOR WITH BASHOR
CHILDREN'S HOME AT 62226 CR 15 REPORTED THAT A JUVENILE MALE BATTERED TWO
MALE STAFF. THE JUVENILE PUNCHED ONE MALE STAFF IN THE FACE CAUSING SMALL
CUT TO HIS RIGHT EYE AND BIT HIM ON THE LEFT FOREARM. THE OTHER MALE STAFF
WAS PUNCHED IN THE RIBS AND SUSTAINED A SMALL SCRATCH TO HIS LEFT FOREARM.
DOUG GANGER REPORTED THAT THE INCIDENT OCCURRED AROUND 1:55 PM.
13:55.00 13:55:00
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/16/2012
Case 12004514 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 52256 IDEAL BEACH RD ELKHART, IN
Offense: THEFT-OTHER / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/15/2012 End - 07/15/2012
Report, Web, web
BLOTTER
ON 07/16/2012 AT 3:10 P.M. MARIA MILLER, 19, ADVISED ON 07/15/2012 BETWEEN 5:30 P.M.
AND 6:01 P.M. UNKNOWN SUSPECT(S) REMOVED HER BLUE AERO BAG, CONTAINING HER
WALLET, CELL PHONE AND CLOTHES INSIDE; LOCATED AT 52256 IDEAL BEACH RD.
17:30.00 17:30:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004515 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 53442 PINE DR MIDDLEBURY, IN
Offense: THEFT-OTHER / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/07/2012 End - 07/08/2012
Report, Web, web
BLOTTER
ON 07/16/2012 AT 3:30 P.M. KELLY JEAN CHUPP, 45, ADVISED THAT BETWEEN 07/07/2012,
2:01 PM AND 07/08/2012 AT 2:01 A.M. UNKNOWN SUSPECTS REMOVED A TAN WOMENS
PURSE, HOLDING VARIOUS ITEMS, FROM 53442 PINE DR LOT 121 MIDDLEBURY.
14:01.00 14:01:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004518 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 22215 SUNWOOD DR BRISTOL, IN
Offense: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/15/2012 End - 07/16/2012
Report, Web, web
BLOTTER
ON 07/16/2012 AT 4:00 P.M. AMANDA KOCHER, 35, ADVISED THAT BETWEEN 07/15/2012 AT
1:53 A.M. AND 07/16/2012 AT 10:53 A.M. UNKNOWN SUSPECT(S) REMOVED THE SIGNED,
VEHICLE TITLE TO HER 2001 CHRYSLER 300 FROM THE VEHICLE'S GLOVEBOX LOCATED
AT 22215 SUNWOOD DR.
01:53.00 01:53:00
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/16/2012
Case 12004519 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 72440 SR 13 SYRACUSE, IN
Offense: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/01/2012 End - 07/16/2012
MCDOWELL, CAMERON, 3A268
BLOTTER
ON 7/16/2012 AT 3:42 PM, BRENT BURLEW, 34, REPORTED AN ATTEMPTED THEFT FROM AN
RV AT 72440 SR 13 THAT OCCURRED BETWEEN 7/1/2012 AT 3:00PM AND 7/16/2012 AT
3:40PM. THE RV DOOR WAS FORCIBLY PRIED OPEN AND THE 40 INCH TOSHIBA LCD
TELEVISION WAS TORE FROM THE WALL CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE TV AND RV. THE TV
WAS LEFT AT THE SCENE.
15:00.00 15:00:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004524 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 59057 SR 19 ELKHART, IN
Offense: CREDIT CARD FRAUD / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/11/2012 End - 07/11/2012
MCDOWELL, CAMERON, 3A268
BLOTTER
ON 7/16/2012 AT 1:50 PM, RYAN HUFF, 28, REPORTED THAT HE HAD MONEY STOLEN FROM
HIS INTERRA MASTERCARD DEBIT CARD TO MAKE PURCHASES IN LITHONIA, GEORGIA ON
7/11/2012, TOTALING $170.13.
08:00.00 08:00:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004526 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: ST JOSEPH VALLEY PKWY ELKHART, IN
Offense: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/16/2012
AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW, 3A237
BLOTTER
ON JULY 16, 2012 AROUND 6:45 PM, ALYIA JOJO, 52, 520 N PINE, MISHAWAKA REPORTED A
SUSPECT GRABBED HER ARM AND JERKED IT AROUND WHILE RIDING IN A CAR ON THE
ST. JOSEPH VALLEY PARKWAY IN ELKHART COUNTY . SHE REPORTED SWELLING AND
LATER BRUISING.
18:30.00 18:30:00
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/16/2012
Case 12004527 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 65000 SR 19 WAKARUSA, IN
Offense: LEAVING THE SCENE OF ACCIDENT / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/16/2012
HORNER, TODD M, 3A248
BLOTTER
ON 07/16/2012 AT AROUND 6:45 PM TERRANCE ROGERS. 24,OF 249 N. ILLINOIS STREET
REPORTED THAT HE WAS INVOLVED IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ON STATE ROAD 19 AND
COUNTY ROAD 38. TERRANCE ROGERS REPORTED THAT A TAN HONDA LEFT THE SCENE
OF THE ACCIDENT HEADING SOUTHBOUND ON STATE ROAD 19. TERRANCE ROGERS
REPORTED THAT THE INCIDENT OCCURRED ON 07/16/2012 AT 6:45 PM.
18:45.00 18:45:00
07/16/2012
Case 12004528 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 26861 CR 26 ELKHART, IN
Offense: DRUG INVESTIGATION / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/16/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
BLOTTER
ON 7/16/2012 AROUND 7:25PM, THE ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT BEGAN A
DRUG INVESTIGATION AT 26861 CR 26.
18:02.00 18:02:00
07/17/2012
Case 12004539 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 29689 SOMMERWOOD CT ELKHART, IN
Offense: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/17/2012
HOIEN, CHAD S, 3A272
BLOTTER
ON 7/17/2012 AT 2:05 PM, JENNIFER BECK, 33, REPORTED THAT BETWEEN 7/16/2012 AT
2:00 PM AND 7/17/2012 AT 1:40 PM HER DAUGHTER, 17, HAD ITEMS (2 STEREOS, 2
WALLETS, GPS, AND CASH) STOLEN FROM HER UNLOCKED VEHICLE WHILE IT WAS
PARKED IN FRONT OF 29689 SOMMERWOOD COURT.
14:00.00 14:00:00
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/17/2012
Case 12004540 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: SR 15 // CR 29 NEW PARIS, IN
Offense: LEAVING THE SCENE OF ACCIDENT / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/17/2012 End - 07/17/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
BLOTTER
ON 7/17/2012 AROUND 3:01PM, CHRISTOPHER LEEKE, 48, REPORTED AN UNKNOWN WHITE
DELIVERY VAN TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON SR 15 HAD CROSSED THE CENTER LINE
AND SIDE SWIPED HIS 2005 CHEVROLET DELIVERY TRUCK CAUSING DAMAGE TO HIS
REAR VIEW MIRROR AS HE TRAVELED NORTHBOUND ON SR 15 AT CR 29. CHRISTOPHER
LEEKE REPORTED THE ACCUSED VEHICLE THEN CONTINUED TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND
ON SR 15 WITHOUT STOPPING.
15:01.00 15:01:00
07/17/2012
Case 12004542 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 16400 CR 18 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/17/2012
AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW, 3A237
BLOTTER
ON JULY 17, 2012 AROUND 4:21 PM, JAMES YOUNG, 46, 16408 CR 18, REPORTED THE
PASSENGER SIDE OF HIS CHEVROLET BLAZER WAS DENTED BETWEEN JULY 16, AT 4:00
PM AND 4:00 PM JULY 18. THE DENT APPEARED TO BE CAUSED BY INTENTIONAL MEANS,
NOT A COLLISION.
16:00.00 16:00:00
07/17/2012
Case 12004544 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 17429 CR 8 BRISTOL, IN
Offense: BURGLARY-RESIDENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/17/2012
AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW, 3A237
BLOTTER
ON JULY 17, 2012 AROUND 5:30 PM, MARTIN STORUP, 58, 17429 CR 8, REPORTED
SOMETIME BETWEEN 11:00 PM JULY 16TH AND 6:00 AM JULY 17TH, A SUBJECT ENTERED
ONE OF HIS BUILDINGS AND TOOK A 1986 HONDA FOUR WHEELER ATV.
23:00.00 23:00:00
Media report for 7/18/2012
07/17/2012
Case 12004546 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 64247 MEADOWLAND DR GOSHEN, IN
Offense: CREDIT CARD FRAUD / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/17/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
BLOTTER
ON 7/17/2012 AROUND 6:30PM, JOSHUA GRISE, 22, 64247 MEADOWLAND DR, REPORTED
AN UNKNOWN PERSON(S) MADE FRAUDULENT PURCHASES IN CALIFORNIA WITH HIS
MASTER CARD DEBIT CARD BETWEEN 7/16/2012 AT 6:30 PM AND 7/17/2012 AT 6:30 PM.
18:30.00 18:30:00
07/17/2012
Case 12004552 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: PLEASANT PLAIN/HIVELY ELKHART, IN
Offense: OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/17/2012 End - 07/17/2012
MYERS, MATTHEW S, 3A262
BLOTTER:
ON 07/17/2012 AT 11:45PM, RONALD HUGHES, 52, WAS STOPPED AT HIVELY AVENUE AND
PLEASANT PLAIN AVENUE FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION. RONALD HUGHES FAILED FIELD
SOBRIETY TESTS, DELIVERED A .12 BREATH ALCOHOL CONTENT AT 1:03AM, AND WAS
INCARCERATED.
23:45.00 23:45:00

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