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Elkhart County Police Blotter 9/21/12

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ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Media report for 9/21/2012
09/19/2012
Case 12005992 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 6 // SR 19 Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
LUNDGREN, DUSTIN, 3A238
Blotter:
On 9-19-2012 at approximately 3:50 AM, Zachary Trapp, 32, was stopped on CR 6 near CR 7 for a
traffic violation. It was found that Zachary Trapp had an Indiana license status of Habitual Traffic
Violator. He was incarcerated.
03:50.00 03:50:00
09/19/2012
Case 12005994 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 57721 PAGE AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L, 3A252
Blotter:
On 9/19/2012 at 6:07 am Dominic S Kepshull(19) was arrested for illegal consumption of an
alcoholic beverage. Dominic S Kepshull was found walking in the 57000 block of Page Ave and
showed signs of alcohol impairment.
06:07.00 06:07:00
09/19/2012
Case 12005997 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 50845 Coventry CT Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
HOLMES, SEAN, 3A183
Blotter:
On 09-19-2012 at 9:07 AM Diana Thompson, age 65, reported that her husband Joseph Thompson,
age 83, was found unresponsive in the morning at their home at 50845 Coventry Ct Elkhart. Medical
units arrived and he was pronounced deceased at the scene. Medical issues are suspected,
investigation continues.
09:07.00 09:07:00
Media report for 9/21/2012
09/19/2012
Case 12006002 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 62226 CO 15 Road GOSHEN, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L, 3A252
Blotter:
On 9/19/2012 at 11:00 AM William Patterson, 26, a teacher at the Bashor Children's Home at
62226 Co Rd 15 reported he was battered by a student. William Patterson reported a 14 year old
male student grabbed his arms and pushed him. No medical attention was required.
08:00.00 08:00:00
09/19/2012
Case 12006005 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 25199 MEDFORD ST ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/18/2012 End - 09/18/2012
DEMEKE, BROOK, 3A225
Blotter:
On September 19, 2012 at approximately 12:03 pm, Madaline S. Sharp, 25, of 25199 Medford St.,
reported that her residence was burglarized. Madaline S. Sharp reported the accused removed the
window AC unit from the northside of the residence, entered the home and stole a bag of plastering
tools. The incident occured between 5:00 pm on September 18, 2012 and 11:53 am on September
19, 2012.
17:00.00 17:00:00
09/19/2012
Case 12006007 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20 OSCEOLA, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW, 3A237
Blotter
On September 19, 2012 around 2:30 pm, Heidi Mcrobie, 51, an employee of Walmart, 30830 Old US
Hwy 20, reported that at 2:05 pm a female subject took a bra and another unknown clothing item
from the store, concealed in her purse.
14:05.00 14:05:00
Media report for 9/21/2012
09/19/2012
Case 12006008 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 29284 CR 18 ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
HUFF, RYAN E, 3A265
Blotter:
On 9/19/2012 at 3:09pm, William Novachenko,58, reported finding street signs in a field behind his
residence. The street signs were taken from Willow Wind Ct., Windsong Drive, Summer Chase
Drive, and Summer Field Lane by unknown suspects at an unknown date and time. Elkhart County
Highway was advised to collect the signs.
14:38.00 14:38:00
09/19/2012
Case 12006012 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 15012 S Co Line Road Syracuse, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
Blotter: On 9/19/2012 at 3:18PM Stephanie Edwards, 23, reported that an unknown person entered
her residence of 15012 S County Line Rd through the front door and stole a .22 caliber rifle, a credit
card, and a box of checkbooks sometime between 5:00AM and 11:00AM.
05:00.00 05:00:00
09/19/2012
Case 12006013 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 19300 1ST STRRET NEW PARIS, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/15/2012 End - 09/19/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
Blotter: On 9/19/2012 at 4:48PM Kristina Treat, 39, reported from her residence of 19300 1st St
New Paris, IN that $80.00 in US Currency was stolen from her by a 32 year old female Goshen
resident between 9/15/2012 at 4:00PM and 9/18/2012 at 3:30PM.
16:00.00 16:00:00
Media report for 9/21/2012
09/19/2012
Case 12006017 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 25507 SUNSET AV ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
HUFF, RYAN E, 3A265
Blotter:
On 9/19/2012 at 8:39pm, Sherry Chapman,54, 25507 Sunset Ave, Elkhart, was the subject of a
welfare check. Sherry Chapman was found to have consumed prescription medications and alcohol.
Sherry Chapman was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.
20:39.00 20:39:00
09/19/2012
Case 12006019 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 30150 OLD US 33 ELKART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 3 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/19/2012 End - 09/19/2012
MCHENRY, MICHAEL, 3A196
Blotter:
On 09/19/2012, around 10:23pm Justin Messer, 31, reported suspects had came onto the property
of 30153 Old US 33, Town and Country Auto Sales, between 10:00pm and 10:23pm and stole car
stereos from three unlocked vehicles.
22:05.00 22:05:00
09/19/2012
Case 12006022 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 27590 Bison Ridge Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/18/2012 End - 09/19/2012
WALSH, MATTHEW J., 3A249
Blotter
On 9-19-2012 Austin Lambright, 25, reported that between 9-18-2012 11:30 PM and 9-19-2012 9:00
AM an unknown subject entered his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at 27590 Bison Ridge and
stole cash, CDs, and his checkbook.
21:00.00 21:00:00
Media report for 9/21/2012
09/20/2012
Case 12006024 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23148 MARYDALE DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/08/2012 End - 09/15/2012
MCDOWELL, CAMERON, 3A268
Blotter:
On 9/20/2012 at 1:53 pm, Brittney Mansell, 26, 23148 Marydale Dr, reported that she had money
stolen from her Interra Mastercard debit card to make purchases at Walmart on 9/8/2012 totaling
$615.23.
10:00.00 10:00:00
09/20/2012
Case 12006026 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 66079 PRAIRIE VIEW DR GOSHEN, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/14/2012 End - 09/14/2012
HORNER, TODD M, 3A248
Blotter
On 09/20/2012 at around 3:45 pm Kelly Schrock, 26, of 66079 Prairie View reported that an
unknown individual created a false account with Office Max; purchasing items in the amount of
$534.99 and charging it to her bank account. Kelly Schrock reported that the incident occurred on
09/14/2012.
10:00.00 10:00:00
09/20/2012
Case 12006028 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: Sunset Ln E Lagoon Rd Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW, 3A237
Blotter
On September 20, 2012 around 4:00 pm, Frank Lucchese, 47, 22095 Sunset Blvd, reported workers
on the river, informed him they had found a dead body. Police and EMS responded and found a
deceased subject in a barrel. The investigation is ongoing.
15:45.00 15:45:00
Media report for 9/21/2012
09/20/2012
Case 12006030 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 71915 CR 3 NAPPANEE, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
Blotter
On 9/20/2012 at 4:34PM Lloyd Slabach, 48, reported that his pony was killed by an unknown person
at his residence of 71915 CR 3 Nappanee, IN sometime between 11:00AM and 4:00PM.
12:00.00 12:00:00
09/20/2012
Case 12006031 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: US 33, north of CR 15 Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
GOULD, SCOTT, 3A232
Blotter
On 9-20-12 at around 5:15 pm Zachary Cox, 24 failed to signal his lane change 200 ft on US 33,
north of CR 15. Zachary Cox was found to possess two morphine pills without a prescription, 24.6
grams of marijuana, several marijuana pipes and other paraphernalia as a result of the investigation.
Zachary Cox was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
17:15.00 17:15:00
09/20/2012
Case 12006031 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: US 33, north of CR 15 Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
GOULD, SCOTT, 3A232
Blotter
On 9-20-12 at around 5:15 pm Zachary Cox, 24 failed to signal his lane change 200 ft on US 33,
north of CR 15. Zachary Cox was found to possess two morphine pills without a prescription, 24.6
grams of marijuana, several marijuana pipes and other paraphernalia as a result of the investigation.
Zachary Cox was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
17:15.00 17:15:00
Media report for 9/21/2012
09/20/2012
Case 12006031 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: US 33, north of CR 15 Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
GOULD, SCOTT, 3A232
Blotter
On 9-20-12 at around 5:15 pm Zachary Cox, 24 failed to signal his lane change 200 ft on US 33,
north of CR 15. Zachary Cox was found to possess two morphine pills without a prescription, 24.6
grams of marijuana, several marijuana pipes and other paraphernalia as a result of the investigation.
Zachary Cox was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
17:15.00 17:15:00
09/20/2012
Case 12006033 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 51074 Winding Waters Lane ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
MCDOWELL, CAMERON, 3A268
Blotter
On 9/20/2012 at 7:10 pm, Judy Palmaffy, 65, 51074 Winding Waters Lane. Reported her rear sliding
door was shot with a bb gun between 8:00am and 4:00pm on 9/20/12, by an unknown suspect.
08:00.00 08:00:00
09/20/2012
Case 12006035 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: Ash/Old US HWY 33 Osceola, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
Blotter::
On 9/20/2012 at 9:21pm Brandon Tharp, 31, was stopped for a routine traffic violation at Ash Rd/Old
US Hwy 33. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and resisted arrest by attempting to flee
on foot. Brandon Tharp was incarcerated.
21:21.00 21:21:00
Media report for 9/21/2012
09/20/2012
Case 12006035 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: Ash/Old US HWY 33 Osceola, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
Blotter::
On 9/20/2012 at 9:21pm Brandon Tharp, 31, was stopped for a routine traffic violation at Ash Rd/Old
US Hwy 33. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and resisted arrest by attempting to flee
on foot. Brandon Tharp was incarcerated.
21:21.00 21:21:00
09/20/2012
Case 12006035 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: Ash/Old US HWY 33 Osceola, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 09/20/2012 End - 09/20/2012
SMITH, ROBERT L, 3A256
Blotter::
On 9/20/2012 at 9:21pm Brandon Tharp, 31, was stopped for a routine traffic violation at Ash Rd/Old
US Hwy 33. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and resisted arrest by attempting to flee
on foot. Brandon Tharp was incarcerated.
21:21.00 21:21:00
09/21/2012
Case 12006037 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 20 / CONCORD MALL DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 09/21/2012 End - 09/21/2012
LEHMAN, CASEY D, 3A230
Blotter
On 9-21-2012 at around 12:46 am, Kyle C Barnard, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 20 a
Concord Mall Dr. He was found to be in possession of marijuana with a prior conviction. He was
incarcerated due to the prior making the offense a felony. A passenger, Richard Johnny Chavez, 20,
was also found to be in possession of marijuana. Richard Chavez was cited and released on a
misdemeanor.
00:46.00 00:46:00

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