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Elkhart County Police Blotter 7/23/12

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ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/20/2012
Case 12004572 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 29286 WALERKO DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: FRAUD / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/19/2012 End - 07/19/2012
SNYDER, JAMES, 3A215
BLOTTER:
ON 07-19-2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 10:37AM CAMILLA DETWILER, 28 OF 29286 WALERKO
DR, ELKHART REPORTED THAT SOMEONE HAD OBTAINED A CREDIT CARD IN HER NAME
AND WITHDRAWN $407.00 FROM VARIOUS BANKS IN THE ELKHART AREA.
10:37.00 10:37:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004588 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 11460 CR 10 MIDDLEBURY, IN
Offense: CURFEW / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
LEEPER, ADAM D, 3A245
BLOTTER:
On 07-20-2012 at approximately 12:40 am, Gregory Puckett, 53, reported that he caught two
juvenile males who had knocked loudly on his mother's door leading from the garage to the
residence at 11460 CR 10 and then ran. The subjects were found to be 14 year old males that were
away from home after curfew without permission. The subjects were released to their parents and
charged with incorrigibility and violation of curfew.
00:40.00 00:40:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004588 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 11460 CR 10 MIDDLEBURY, IN
Offense: INCORRIGIBLE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
LEEPER, ADAM D, 3A245
BLOTTER:
On 07-20-2012 at approximately 12:40 am, Gregory Puckett, 53, reported that he caught two
juvenile males who had knocked loudly on his mother's door leading from the garage to the
residence at 11460 CR 10 and then ran. The subjects were found to be 14 year old males that were
away from home after curfew without permission. The subjects were released to their parents and
charged with incorrigibility and violation of curfew.
00:40.00 00:40:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/20/2012
Case 12004590 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: SR 15/ CR 46 NEW PARIS, IN
Offense: RESISTING ARREST / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
BENNETT, MICHAEL A, 3A251
BLOTTER:
ON 07-20-2012 AT ABOUT 7:49 AM, POLICE ATTEMPTED A TRAFFIC STOP ON SR 15 AT CR
46, NEW PARIS ON A BLACK CAFE STYLE MOTORCYCLE FOR SPEEDING. THE
MOTORCYCLE ACCELERATED TO MORE THAN 100 MPH WHILE NORTHBOUND ON CR 15
AND POLICE PURSUED. POLICE LOST SIGHT OF THE SUSPECT AND TERMINATED
PURSUIT IN THE GOSHEN, IN AREA ON SR 15.
07:49.00 07:49:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004593 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 57833 WEST PORT LN ELKHART, IN
Offense: THEFT-OTHER / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/19/2012 End - 07/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
BLOTTER:
ON 7/21/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:04AM KOURTNI WOLFE, 21, REPORTED THAT THE
REAR WINDOW TO HER CAR WAS BROKEN, AND ITEMS WERE STOLEN FROM INSIDE OF
THE VEHICLE AT HER RESIDENCE AT 57833 WEST PORT LN SOMETIME BETWEEN 10:00PM
ON 7/19/2012 AND 9:00AM ON 7/20/2012.
22:00.00 22:00:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004594 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 58127 MOCKINGBIRD RD ELKHART, IN
Offense: MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT (AUTOS) / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/19/2012 End - 07/20/2012
SNYDER, JAMES, 3A215
BLOTTER:
ON 07-20-2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:04AM KELLY DAVIS, 30 REPORTED THAT HER 1998
WHITE CHEVY MALIBU WAS STOLEN FROM HER RESIDENCE, LOCATED AT 58127
MOCKINGBIRD RD, ELKHART BETWEEN 07-19-2012 AT 10:45PM AND 07-20-2012 AT 8:00AM.
THE VEHICLE WAS LATER FOUND AT AN AUTOMOTIVE GARAGE IN OSCEOLA, IN AND
RETURNED TO KELLY DAVIS.
22:45.00 22:45:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/20/2012
Case 12004596 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: ASH RD/OLD US HWY 33 ELKHART, IN
Offense: DRUG/NARCOTIC POSSESS (MARIJUANA) / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:48AM SEAN CESAVICE, 30, WAS STOPPED FOR AN
UNSAFE WINDSHIELD AT ASH RD/OLD US HWY 33. HE WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION
OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND MARIJUANA. SEAN CESAVICE WAS INCARCERATED
AT THE ELKHART COUNTY JAIL FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE,
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, AND NO INSURANCE-PRIOR.
09:48.00 09:48:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004596 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: ASH RD/OLD US HWY 33 ELKHART, IN
Offense: POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:48AM SEAN CESAVICE, 30, WAS STOPPED FOR AN
UNSAFE WINDSHIELD AT ASH RD/OLD US HWY 33. HE WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION
OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND MARIJUANA. SEAN CESAVICE WAS INCARCERATED
AT THE ELKHART COUNTY JAIL FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE,
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, AND NO INSURANCE-PRIOR.
09:48.00 09:48:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004596 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: ASH RD/OLD US HWY 33 ELKHART, IN
Offense: NO INSURANCE-PRIOR / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:48AM SEAN CESAVICE, 30, WAS STOPPED FOR AN
UNSAFE WINDSHIELD AT ASH RD/OLD US HWY 33. HE WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION
OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND MARIJUANA. SEAN CESAVICE WAS INCARCERATED
AT THE ELKHART COUNTY JAIL FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE,
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, AND NO INSURANCE-PRIOR.
09:48.00 09:48:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/20/2012
Case 12004599 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 29327 SUMMERFIELD LN ELKHART, IN
Offense: HARASSMENT / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 04/01/2012 End - 07/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 10:45AM STEPHEN LOTSBAICH, 36, OF 29327
SUMMERFIELD LN, REPORTED THAT HE WAS BEING HARASSED BY A MALE SUBJECT
OVER THE TELEPHONE.
12:00.00 12:00:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004602 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 56367 TULIP TREE LN ELKHART, IN
Offense: CHILD MOLEST / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/19/2012 End - 07/19/2012
SNYDER, JAMES, 3A215
BLOTTER:
ON 07-20-2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 11:57AM ERICKA DOERING, 32 OF 55934 RIVERSHORE
LN, ELKHART REPORTED THAT HER 3 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WAS POSSIBLY MOLESTED
ON 07-19-2012 BETWEEN 2:00PM AND 3:00PM WHILE SHE WAS IN THE CARE OF HER
BABYSITTER AT THE BABYSITTER'S ELKHART RESIDENCE.
14:00.00 14:00:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004604 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 58586 SR 15 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: SEXUAL MISCONDUCT WITH MINOR / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 04/01/2012 End - 07/19/2012
PERRY, KYLE J, 3A270
BLOTTER
ON 07/20/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 2:30 PM HOPE PORTER (41) REPORTED THAT HER 15
YEAR OLD DAUGHTER HAD CONSENSUAL SEX WITH A 21 YEAR OLD MALE AT THEIR
RESIDENCE AT 58586 SR 15.
00:01.00 00:01:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/20/2012
Case 12004605 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23540 OLD US 20 HWY ELKHART, IN
Offense: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
OVERMYER, JEREMY M, 3A260
BLOTTER
ON JULY 21ST, 2012 AT AROUND 3:15 PM BRIANNE WILLIAMS, 24, REPORTED THAT A
FEMALE SUBJECT TOOK $500 FROM HER WITHOUT HER PERMISSION AT 23540 OLD US 20
ON JULY 20TH, 2012 AT AROUND 7:21 AM WITHOUT HER PERMISSION.
07:21.00 07:21:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004606 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 52826 YORKSHIRE DR MIDDLEBURY, IN
Offense: INCORRIGIBLE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AROUND 3:00PM, TERA NICHOLS, 34, REPORTED HER 15 YEAR OLD JUVENILE
SON TOLD HER HE HAD SMOKED MARIJUANA BEFORE SHE HAD ARRIVED HOME AT 52826
YORKSHIRE DR.
15:02.00 15:02:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004607 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: US 33 / CR 13 , IN
Offense: LEAVING THE SCENE OF ACCIDENT / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
OVERMYER, JEREMY M, 3A260
BLOTTER
ON JULY 20TH, 2012 AT AROUND 3:54 PM CHERYL RAMER, 51, REPORTED THAT A BLUE
TOYOTA CELICA STRUCK HER BLACK 2007 DODGE CARAVAN AND LEFT THE SCENE AT US
33 AND CR 13 SHORTLY BEFORE 3:54 PM. THE VEHICLE WAS LOCATED SHORTLY THERE
AFTER AND TWO JUVENILE OCCUPANTS INSIDE WERE TRANSPORTED TO ELKHART
GENERAL HOSPITAL FOR NON-INCAPACITATING COMPLAINTS OF PAINT TO THE HAND
AND HEAD. THE 17 YEAR OLD DRIVER OF THE ACCUSED VEHICLE WAS REFERRED TO THE
JUVENILE COURT SYSTEM FOR LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN INJURY CRASH AND
RELEASED TO HIS PARENTS.
15:50.00 15:50:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/20/2012
Case 12004610 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 28/CR 17 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: DRUG/NARCOTIC POSSESS (MARIJUANA) / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
GOULD, SCOTT, 3A232
BLOTTER
ON 7-20-12 AT AROUND 7:12 PM RYAN MILLER, 20 FAILED TO SIGNAL HIS TURN 200 FT ON
CR 28 AT CR 17. A SEARCH WAS CONDUCTED OF RYAN MILLERS VEHICLE AND 4.9 GRAMS
OF MARIJUANA WAS FOUND. A MARIJUANA PIPE WAS ALSO LOCATED INSIDE THE
VEHICLE. RYAN MILLER WAS ISSUED A CITATION FOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA,
POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA AND FAILURE TO SIGNAL TURN 200 FT.
19:12.00 19:12:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004610 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 28/CR 17 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
GOULD, SCOTT, 3A232
BLOTTER
ON 7-20-12 AT AROUND 7:12 PM RYAN MILLER, 20 FAILED TO SIGNAL HIS TURN 200 FT ON
CR 28 AT CR 17. A SEARCH WAS CONDUCTED OF RYAN MILLERS VEHICLE AND 4.9 GRAMS
OF MARIJUANA WAS FOUND. A MARIJUANA PIPE WAS ALSO LOCATED INSIDE THE
VEHICLE. RYAN MILLER WAS ISSUED A CITATION FOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA,
POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA AND FAILURE TO SIGNAL TURN 200 FT.
19:12.00 19:12:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004611 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 61775 CO 1 RD ELKHART, IN
Offense: CREDIT CARD FRAUD / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/16/2012 End - 07/16/2012
OVERMYER, JEREMY M, 3A260
BLOTTER
ON JULY 20TH, 2012 AT AROUND 7:07 PM LEROY HARTMAN, 72, 61775 CR 1 REPORTED
THAT AN UNKNOWN PERSON MADE AN UNAUTHORIZED PURCHASE ON HIS LAKE CITY
CREDIT CARD ON JULY 16TH, 2012 FOR $1,800.
12:00.00 12:00:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/20/2012
Case 12004613 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: MAIN ST NORTH OF CR 46 NEW PARIS, IN
Offense: LEAVING THE SCENE OF ACCIDENT / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
MCDOWELL, CAMERON, 3A268
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AT 8:19PM, WILLIAM GREEN, 21, REPORTED A HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT ON
MAIN ST NORTH OF CR 46, WHERE THREE VEHICLES WERE DAMAGED. THE ACCUSED
VEHICLE WAS IDENTIFIED AS A BLUE BUICK REGAL PASSENGER CAR. THE ACCUSED
DRIVER WAS LATER IDENTIFIED. THIS INCIDENT IS UNDER FURTHER INVESTIGATION.
20:15.00 20:15:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004614 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 12654 YORK LN MIDDLEBURY, IN
Offense: PORNOGRAPHY/OBSCENE MATERIAL / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AROUND 7:20PM, JOHANNA MILLER, 30, REPORTED SHE FOUND CHILD
PORNOGRAPHY ON A CELL PHONE LOCATED AT 12654 YORK LN AROUND 2:00AM ON
7/20/2012.
02:00.00 02:00:00
07/20/2012
Case 12004614 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 12654 YORK LN MIDDLEBURY, IN
Offense: INCORRIGIBLE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AROUND 7:20PM, JOHANNA MILLER, 30, REPORTED SHE FOUND CHILD
PORNOGRAPHY ON A CELL PHONE LOCATED AT 12654 YORK LN AROUND 2:00AM ON
7/20/2012.
02:00.00 02:00:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/20/2012
Case 12004615 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 56784 POMONA DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: RESIDENTIAL ENTRY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
LONG, WILLIAM J, 3A233
BLOTTER
ON 7/20/2012 AT 10:28 PM, RORY D. ROMIG II, 28, 56784 POMONA DR, REPORTED AN
AQUAINTANCE KICKED THE BACKDOOR OF HIS GARAGE OPEN AND ENTERED. RORY
ROMIG DID NOT REPORT ANY OF HIS BELONGINGS MISSING.
22:00.00 22:00:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004616 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: ASH N CR 8 ELKHART, IN
Offense: DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
MCHENRY, MICHAEL, 3A196
Blotter:
On 07/21/2012, around 12:10am Jose Lucas, 32, of Elkhart was stopped for traffic violations on
Ash Rd north of CR 8. Jose Lucas was found to have never received a license and was suspended
prior and was incarcerated.
00:10.00 00:10:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004616 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: ASH N CR 8 ELKHART, IN
Offense: OPERATOR NEVER LICENSED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
MCHENRY, MICHAEL, 3A196
Blotter:
On 07/21/2012, around 12:10am Jose Lucas, 32, of Elkhart was stopped for traffic violations on
Ash Rd north of CR 8. Jose Lucas was found to have never received a license and was suspended
prior and was incarcerated.
00:10.00 00:10:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/21/2012
Case 12004617 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: ASH RD N CR 8 ELKHART, IN
Offense: OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? True / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
MCHENRY, MICHAEL, 3A196
Blotter:
On 07/21/2012, around 1:28am Timothy A Littman, 52, of Elkhart was stopped for traffic violations
on Ash Road north of CR 8. Timothy Littman was found to be intoxicated after failing SFST's at the
scene and was found to have a .08 BRAC on a chemical test around 2:24am and was incarcerated.
01:28.00 01:28:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004618 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: LAKE DR E SR 19 ELKHART, IN
Offense: OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
BLOTTER
ON 7/21/2012, AT APPROXIMATELY 2:37 AM, JUSTIN ROBINSON, 31, WAS STOPPED ON
LAKE DR, EAST OF CR 9 FOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS. JUSTIN ROBINSON WAS
INCARCERATED FOR OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED AFTER FAILING THE STANDARD
FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS, AND HAVING A CERTIFIED BRAC OF .11 AT 3:38 AM.
02:37.00 02:37:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004619 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 51231 SR 15 BRISTOL, IN
Offense: BATTERY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A, 3A241
BLOTTER:
ON 07/21/2012 AROUND 2:06 AM BRANDIE R. MCELHANEY-BELL, 40 OF 51231 SR 15
BRISTOL REPORTED DOMESTIC BATTERY. BRANDIE R. MCELHANEY-BELL ADVISED THAT
SOMETIME BETWEEN 11:00 PM AND 11:30 PM HER HUSBAND, VIRGIL BELL STRUCK HER IN
THE NOSE WITH HIS HEAD CAUSING HER NOSE TO SWELL AND BLEED. ERICA STABLER,
41 ALSO REPORTED SHE WAS PUNCHED IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD AND ALSO HAD
VISIBLE INJURY. VIRGIL BELL, 45 OF BRISTOL WAS INCARCERATED FOR MISDEMEANOR
DOMESTIC BATTERY AND BATTERY.
23:00.00 23:00:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/21/2012
Case 12004619 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 51231 SR 15 BRISTOL, IN
Offense: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A, 3A241
BLOTTER:
ON 07/21/2012 AROUND 2:06 AM BRANDIE R. MCELHANEY-BELL, 40 OF 51231 SR 15
BRISTOL REPORTED DOMESTIC BATTERY. BRANDIE R. MCELHANEY-BELL ADVISED THAT
SOMETIME BETWEEN 11:00 PM AND 11:30 PM HER HUSBAND, VIRGIL BELL STRUCK HER IN
THE NOSE WITH HIS HEAD CAUSING HER NOSE TO SWELL AND BLEED. ERICA STABLER,
41 ALSO REPORTED SHE WAS PUNCHED IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD AND ALSO HAD
VISIBLE INJURY. VIRGIL BELL, 45 OF BRISTOL WAS INCARCERATED FOR MISDEMEANOR
DOMESTIC BATTERY AND BATTERY.
23:00.00 23:00:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004621 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 53199 CR 9 ELKHART, IN
Offense: BATTERY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
MILLER, KEVIN, 3A223
BLOTTER:
ON 7/21/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:15 AM WILLIAM ALLEN HIBSHMAN, 42, REPORTED
THAT AN ACQUAINTANCE BATTERED HIM WHILE HE WAS IN HIS RESIDENCE AT 51999 CR
9. WILLIAM HIBSHMAN STATED THAT HE WAS THROWN OFF A BED AND SUFFERED A
LACERATION TO HIS RIGHT FOREARM. THE INCIDENT OCCURRED A FEW MINUTES PRIOR
TO THE TIME OF THE REPORT.
09:10.00 09:10:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004623 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 51159 WINDING WATERS LN ELKHART, IN
Offense: BURGLARY-RESIDENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/18/2012 End - 07/21/2012
MILLER, KEVIN, 3A223
BLOTTER:
ON 7/21/12 AT APPROXIMATELY 11:06 AM JENNIFER GOUDARZI, 53, REPORTED THAT AN
UNKNOWN SUSPECT BROKE INTO THE ATTACHED GARAGE TO HER RESIDENCE LOCATED
AT 51159 WINDING WATERS LN AND STOLE A BICYCLE. THE INCIDENT OCCURRED
SOMETIME BETWEEN 11:00 AM ON 7/18/12 AND 8:15 AM ON 7/21/12.
11:00.00 11:00:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/21/2012
Case 12004624 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: US 20 BYPASS E US 33 BRISTOL, IN
Offense: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/20/2012 End - 07/20/2012
DEMEKE, BROOK, 3A225
BLOTTER
ON JULY 21, 2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 11:49 AM, SHARON S. PORTER, 57, OF 14514 SR 120,
REPORTED THAT A ROCK SHATTERED HER FRONT WINDSHIELD, AS SHE DROVE HER RED
2008 JEEP LIBERTY EASTBOUND ON THE US 20 BYPASS EAST OF US 33. THE INCIDENT
OCCURED ON JULY 20, 2012 AT 3:45 PM. SHARON S. PORTER REPORTED SHE DOESN'T
KNOW WHO THREW THE ROCK AT HER VEHICLE.
15:45.00 15:45:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004625 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 17 S CR 32 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: DRUG/NARCOTIC POSSESS (MARIJUANA) / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
LEHMAN, CASEY D, 3A230
BLOTTER
ON 7-21-2012 AT AROUND 1:41 PM, BENJAMIN LEE WARD, 26, WAS STOPPED FOR A
TRAFFIC VIOLATION ON CR 17 SOUTH OF CR 32, GOSHEN. HE WAS FOUND TO BE
OPERATING WHILE HAVING A LICENSE STATUS OF SUSPENDED-PRIOR. HE WAS FOUND
TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. HE ALSO HAD A
WARRANT FOR HIS ARREST OUT OF THE ELKHART CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT. HE WAS
INCARCERATED.
13:41.00 13:41:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004625 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 17 S CR 32 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
LEHMAN, CASEY D, 3A230
BLOTTER
ON 7-21-2012 AT AROUND 1:41 PM, BENJAMIN LEE WARD, 26, WAS STOPPED FOR A
TRAFFIC VIOLATION ON CR 17 SOUTH OF CR 32, GOSHEN. HE WAS FOUND TO BE
OPERATING WHILE HAVING A LICENSE STATUS OF SUSPENDED-PRIOR. HE WAS FOUND
TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. HE ALSO HAD A
WARRANT FOR HIS ARREST OUT OF THE ELKHART CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT. HE WAS
INCARCERATED.
13:41.00 13:41:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/21/2012
Case 12004625 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 17 S CR 32 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
LEHMAN, CASEY D, 3A230
BLOTTER
ON 7-21-2012 AT AROUND 1:41 PM, BENJAMIN LEE WARD, 26, WAS STOPPED FOR A
TRAFFIC VIOLATION ON CR 17 SOUTH OF CR 32, GOSHEN. HE WAS FOUND TO BE
OPERATING WHILE HAVING A LICENSE STATUS OF SUSPENDED-PRIOR. HE WAS FOUND
TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. HE ALSO HAD A
WARRANT FOR HIS ARREST OUT OF THE ELKHART CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT. HE WAS
INCARCERATED.
13:41.00 13:41:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004626 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 54134 NORTHWOOD DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: INVASION OF PRIVACY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
HUFF, RYAN E, 3A265
BLOTTER
ON 7/21/2012 AT 4:20PM, MARY BERRY, (49) OF 54134 NORTHWOOD DR, REPORTED THAT
TODAY AT 5:15AM, JEFFERY SMELTZER (50), WHOM SHE HAS A PROTECTIVE ORDER
AGAINST, CAME TO HER HOUSE AND LEFT A NOTE ON HER VEHICLE. JEFFREY SMELTZER
WAS LOCATED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON JACKSON ST, AND ARRESTED FOR INVASION OF
PRIVACY. JEFFREY SMELTZER WAS INCARCERATED AT THE ELKHART COUNTY JAIL.
05:15.00 05:15:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004627 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 31 S CR 34 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
LEHMAN, CASEY D, 3A230
BLOTTER
ON 7-21-2012 AT AROUND 5:24 PM, DAVID L VANANTWERP, 60, WAS HEADED EAST ON CR
31 SOUTH OF CR 34 OPERATING A 2004 HONDA METROPOLITAN. HE RAN OFF THE
ROADWAY AND INTO A FENCE CAUSING MINOR SCRATCHES. HE WAS FOUND TO BE
INTOXICATED, FAILING A FIELD SOBRIETY TEST AND A CERTIFIED CHEMICAL BREATH
TEST WITH A .20 BRAC AT 6:27 PM. HE WAS INCARCERATED ON A FELONY CHARGE DUE
TO A PRIOR WITHIN 5 YEARS.
17:24.00 17:24:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/21/2012
Case 12004629 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 17746 CO RD 34 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: DRUG/NARCOTIC POSSESS (MARIJUANA) / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
LONG, WILLIAM J, 3A233
BLOTTER
ON 07/21/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 7:10PM, JOE L. PANCAKE, 38, TOLEDO, OH, AND
SHANNON L. PANCAKE, 39, TOLEDO, OH, WERE FOUNDTO BE IN POSSESSION OF
MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AT 17746 CR 34. BOTH WERE INCARCERATED.
19:00.00 19:00:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004629 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 17746 CO RD 34 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: DRUG/NARCOTIC POSSESS (MARIJUANA) / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
LONG, WILLIAM J, 3A233
BLOTTER
ON 07/21/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 7:10PM, JOE L. PANCAKE, 38, TOLEDO, OH, AND
SHANNON L. PANCAKE, 39, TOLEDO, OH, WERE FOUNDTO BE IN POSSESSION OF
MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AT 17746 CR 34. BOTH WERE INCARCERATED.
19:00.00 19:00:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004629 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 17746 CO RD 34 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? True / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
LONG, WILLIAM J, 3A233
BLOTTER
ON 07/21/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 7:10PM, JOE L. PANCAKE, 38, TOLEDO, OH, AND
SHANNON L. PANCAKE, 39, TOLEDO, OH, WERE FOUNDTO BE IN POSSESSION OF
MARIJUANA AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AT 17746 CR 34. BOTH WERE INCARCERATED.
19:00.00 19:00:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/21/2012
Case 12004630 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: SR 15, NORTH OF CR 142 NEW PARIS, IN
Offense: OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
BLOTTER
ON 7-21-12 AT AROUND 7:28 PM SARAH GLICK, 30, WAS TRAVELING 57 MPH IN A 45 MPH
SPEED ZONE ON SR 15 NORTH OF CR 142. SARAH GLICK WAS FOUND TO BE
INTOXICATED AND FAILED A CHEMICAL TEST WITH A BRAC OF .17 AT 8:31 PM. SARAH
GLICK WAS INCARCERATED AT THE ELKHART COUNTY JAIL.
19:28.00 19:28:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004632 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 - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
PERRY, KYLE J, 3A270
BLOTTER
ON 07/21/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 8:46 PM JAMES WHEAT, 35, REPORTED THAT HE WAS
STRUCK IN THE FACE BY A 14 YEAR OLD JUVENILE AT 62226 CR 15
20:45.00 20:45:00
07/21/2012
Case 12004634 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 57623 GANO ELKHART, IN
Offense: BATTERY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End - 07/21/2012
MYERS, MATTHEW S, 3A262
BLOTTER
ON 07/21/2012 AT 9:21PM, SHERMAN FULLER, 41, REPORTED HE WAS AT HIS FRIENDS
HOUSE, LOCATED AT 57623 GANO, AND HIS GIRLFRIEND'S BROTHER PUNCHED HIM IN THE
FACE.
21:21.00 21:21:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/22/2012
Case 12004636 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 52080 BROOKSTREAM CIR ELKHART, IN
Offense: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/22/2012 End - 07/22/2012
MARTIN, NICHOLAS J, 3A259
BLOTTER
ON 7/22/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 12:37AM OCTAVIA LEE, 20, REPORTED BEING BATTERED
BY HER LIVE IN BOYFRIEND AT THEIR RESIDENCE AT 52080 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE.
JOSHUA JOHNSON, 21, ALSO REPORTED BEING BATTERED DURING THE INCIDENT.
00:30.00 00:30:00
07/22/2012
Case 12004638 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 30830 OLD US 20 OSCEOLA, IN
Offense: SHOPLIFTING / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/22/2012 End - 07/22/2012
MARTIN, NICHOLAS J, 3A259
BLOTTER
ON 7/22/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 4:19 AM MARGARET OSTRANDER, 62, THE MANAGER OF
WALMART AT 30830 OLD US 20 REPORTED NICHOLAS DEFERBRACHE, 18, HAD STOLEN
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM THE STORE AND CONSUMED THEM WITH JAMES CLAIR,
18. NICHOLAS DEFERBRACHE WAS CITED FOR ICOAB AND CRIMINAL CONVERSION WHILE
JAMES CLAIR WAS CITED FOR ICOAB, BOTH PARTIES WERE RELEASED FROM THE SCENE.
04:00.00 04:00:00
07/22/2012
Case 12004638 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 30830 OLD US 20 OSCEOLA, IN
Offense: ICOAB/IPOAB / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? True / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/22/2012 End - 07/22/2012
MARTIN, NICHOLAS J, 3A259
BLOTTER
ON 7/22/2012 AT APPROXIMATELY 4:19 AM MARGARET OSTRANDER, 62, THE MANAGER OF
WALMART AT 30830 OLD US 20 REPORTED NICHOLAS DEFERBRACHE, 18, HAD STOLEN
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FROM THE STORE AND CONSUMED THEM WITH JAMES CLAIR,
18. NICHOLAS DEFERBRACHE WAS CITED FOR ICOAB AND CRIMINAL CONVERSION WHILE
JAMES CLAIR WAS CITED FOR ICOAB, BOTH PARTIES WERE RELEASED FROM THE SCENE.
04:00.00 04:00:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/22/2012
Case 12004639 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 27842 ST 119 RD WAKARUSA, IN
Offense: DEATH INVESTIGATION / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/22/2012 End - 07/22/2012
BENNETT, MICHAEL A, 3A251
BLOTTER:
ON 07-22-2012 AROUND T 7:08 AM BRYAN KOLSKI AGE 26 WAS FOUND DECEASED AT 27842
SR 119. THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AND CORONER'S OFFICE ARE INVESTIGATING.
04:00.00 04:00:00
07/22/2012
Case 12004642 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 20927 SR120 BRISTOL, IN
Offense: DEATH INVESTIGATION / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/22/2012 End - 07/22/2012
POLACHEK, CASEY J, 3A273
BLOTTER
ON 07/22/2012 AT AT 1:09 PM BARBARA J KENNEDY (74) WAS FOUND DECEASED IN HER
HOME AT 20927 STATE RD 120 FROM PROBABLY MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS.
13:09.00 13:09:00
07/22/2012
Case 12004645 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 - 07/22/2012 End - 07/22/2012
LANZEN, DAVID W, 3A227
BLOTTER
ON 07/22/2012 AT ABOUT 2:32 PM, VERNON BONTRGER, 50, 54244 CR 43, REPORTED
SUSPECT(S) KICKED IN THE DOOR TO HIS RESIDENCE AND STOLE A SAFE SOMETIME
BETWEEN 8:30 AM AND 1:45 PM ON 07/22/2012.
08:30.00 08:30:00
Media report for 7/23/2012
07/22/2012
Case 12004651 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 167 BROADMORE ESTS GOSHEN, IN
Offense: RUNAWAY / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/21/2012 End -
HORNER, TODD M, 3A248
BLOTTER
ON 07/22/2012 AT AROUND 9:30 PM LYNN HOCHSTETLER, 48, OF 167 BROADMORE
ESTATES REPORTED THAT HIS 16 YEAR OLD JUVENILE FAILED TO RETURN HOME. LYNN
HOCHSTETLER REPORTED THAT THE INCIDENT OCCURRED ON 07/21/2012.
12:00.00 12:00:00
07/23/2012
Case 12004653 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: SR 15 / COLLEGE AVE GOSHEN, IN
Offense: OPERATOR NEVER LICENSED / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/23/2012 End - 07/23/2012
WITT, EVAN Y, 3A243
BLOTTER
ON 07/23/2012 AT AROUND 2:53 AM EDAR PAEZ WAS STOPPED FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION
AT SR 15 AND COLLEGE AVE IN GOSHEN. EDAR PAEZ WAS INCARCERATED FOR DRIVING
WHILE NEVER RECEIVING A LICENSE WITH A PRIOR CONVICTION.
02:53.00 02:53:00
07/23/2012
Case 12004654 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 25014 CR 6 ELKHART, IN
Offense: INTIMIDATION / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Drugs? False / Alcohol? False / Computer Crime? False
Start - 07/23/2012 End - 07/23/2012
LEHMAN, CASEY D, 3A230
BLOTTER
ON 7-23-2012 AT AROUND 4:16 AM, JENNIFER JORDAN, 25, REPORTED RECEIVING A
HARASSING PHONE CALL WHILE AT WORK AT 25014 CR 6. THE CALLER MADE THREATS
TO COMMIT ROBBERY AND RAPE AT HER PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT.
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