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Elkhart County Police Blotter 11/12/12

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ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/09/2012
Case 12007137 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 6 Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
LUNDGREN, DEREK R, 3A271
Blotter:
On 11-9-2012, at approximately 7:05am, an Elkhart County Sheriff Deputy stopped a black 1998
Volvo Station Wagon on CR 6 west of CR 17 for a traffic violation. The driver, Ignacio
Olvera-Herrera, 35, was found to be driving while never receiving a drivers license. Ignacio
Olvera-Herrera arrested and booked into the Elkhart County Jail.
07:05.00 07:05:00
11/09/2012
Case 12007138 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 315 SOUTH SECOND ST ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
SNYDER, JAMES, 3A215
Blotter:
On 11-09-2012 at approximately 8:39AM a bomb threat was called into Public Safety and
Communication Center, located at 22286 CR 28, Goshen. The unknown caller advised that there
was a bomb outside either the court house in Goshen or Elkhart. An investigation into the threat
found that there was no bomb at either location.
08:39.00 08:39:00
11/09/2012
Case 12007139 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 101 N MAIN ST GOSHEN, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
BOGGS, EVAN S, 3A228
Blotter:
On 11/9/2012, at approximately 9:13 am, a stolen moped was recovered at the Elkhart County
Courthouse, 101 N Main St. Elkhart County Sheriff's Department officers located a blue 2008 ZHPI
moped parked at the courthouse, which had been reported stolen by the Mishawaka Police
Department in 2011. The Mishawaka Police Department was notified of the recovery.
08:42.00 08:42:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/09/2012
Case 12007140 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 62226 CR 15 Goshen, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
LUNDGREN, DEREK R, 3A271
Blotter:
On 11-9-2012, at approximately 9:03am, Andrew Namisnak, 23, 62226 CR 15, Goshen, reported
that a juvenile suspect had battered him while he was working. Andrew Namisnak advised that a
juvenile had pushed him through a doorway while he was working at Bashor Children's Home.
08:30.00 08:30:00
11/09/2012
Case 12007141 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 62226 CR 15 Goshen, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
LUNDGREN, DEREK R, 3A271
Blotter:
On 11-9-2012, at approximately 9:03am, Laurenne Bishop, 27, 62226 CR 15, Goshen, reported that
a juvenile battered her while she was working. Laurenne Bishop advised that a juvenile student
shoved her through a doorway while she was working at Bashor Children's Home.
08:00.00 08:00:00
11/09/2012
Case 12007143 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20 Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
LUNDGREN, DEREK R, 3A271
Blotter:
On 11-9-2012, at approximately 12:44pm, Nina Ottman, 56, 30830 Old US HWY 20, Elkhart,
reported that a suspect stole 29 DVD movies from Wal Mart. Nina Ottman advised that the suspect
passed all points of sale with the unpaid merchandise.
12:44.00 12:44:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/09/2012
Case 12007144 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 28184 FIELDHOUSE AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/08/2012 End - 11/08/2012
SNYDER, JAMES, 3A215
Blotter:
On 11-09-2012 at approximately 12:56PM Howard J. Bright, 58, of 28184 Fieldhouse Ave, Elkhart
reported that someone in his family had used his identity without his authorization to obtain a
telephone for their residence in South Bend, IN.
10:00.00 10:00:00
11/09/2012
Case 12007149 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 30830 OLD US 20 OSCEOLA, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
HUFF, RYAN E, 3A265
Blotter:
On 11/9/2012 at 6:03pm, Nina Ottman,56, Asset Protection Associate at Walmart, 30830 Old Us 20,
Osceola, reported theft. Nina Ottman reported that at around 5:30pm, a 20 year old male entered
the store and took tags off of merchandise, before being apprehended by loss prevention. The male
subject was cited and released for criminal conversion and released.
17:32.00 17:32:00
11/09/2012
Case 12007152 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE GOHSEN, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
MCDOWELL, CAMERON, 3A268
Blotter:
On 11/9/2012 at 8:04 pm, Joseph Flores, 21, escaped from Elkhart County Work Release Facility,
201 North Cottage Ave, after jumping a fence. Joseph Flores could not be located after the escape.
20:00.00 20:00:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/09/2012
Case 12007155 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 25118 GROVER ST ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/09/2012 End - 11/09/2012
LEEPER, ADAM D, 3A245
Blotter:
On 11-09-2012 at approximately 10:16 pm, Lamar Snider, 28, Maria Flores, 18, Clementina
Potino, 26, and Minerva Trujillo 43, reported being battered by an unknown black male at their
residence at 54322 Baldwin Ct. The subjects reported that the incident began with a verbal
altercation that started down the street at an intersection when the accused almost caused a vehicle
crash. The victims stated that the accused subject followed them home where the verbal argument
continued and subsequent battery occurred. All four victims were taken to Elkhart General Hospital
with minor lacerations and complaints of pain.
22:16.00 22:16:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007156 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: SR 19 AT LAKEVIEW ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
BADER, DONALD J, 3A264
Blotter:
On 11/10/2012, at approximately 12:14 am, a vehicle was stopped on SR 19 at Lake for traffic
violations. The operator, Bradley Hipwood, 51 was incarcerated for operating while intoxicated after
failing the standard field sobriety tests and having a certified brac of .11 at 1:02 am.
00:15.00 00:15:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007157 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: FRANKLIN AT INDIANA ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
MARTIN, NICHOLAS J, 3A259
Blotter:
On 11/10/2012 at approximately 12:23AM on a traffic stop on Franklin St at Indiana Ave, Crystal
Cravens, 29, was found to be driving while her license was suspended- prior and incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail.
00:23.00 00:23:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/10/2012
Case 12007158 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: Cr 11 // Medford Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
LUNDGREN, DUSTIN, 3A238
Blotter:
On 11-10-2012 at approximately 12:53 AM, Wayne Kmitta, 24, was stopped in the area of Miller and
North Bay for a traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which
showed him to have a BrAC of .22 at 1:52 AM. He was incarcerated.
00:53.00 00:53:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007159 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: CR 17 // SR 120 ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
Blotter:
On 11/10/2012, at approximately 1:57 am, Philip Smith, 28, was stopped on CR 17 at SR 120, for
equipment violations. Philip Smith was cited and released from the scene for possession of
marijuana.
01:57.00 01:57:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007163 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 30913 OLD US 20 ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/05/2012 End - 11/05/2012
BYLER, BRYANT T, 3A274
Blotter:
On 11/10/12 at approximately 8:49 AM Jerry Bloxson, 67, reported that a Ruger SRP 9mm handgun
was stolen from his vehicle that was parked in front of Stogies Discount Tobacco at 30913 Old US
20. The incident occurred on 11/05/2012 around 4:00 PM.
16:00.00 16:00:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/10/2012
Case 12007164 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 65926 CR 27 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 10/23/2012 End - 10/23/2012
LUNDGREN, DEREK R, 3A271
Blotter:
On 11-10-2012, at approximately 8:51am, Scott Stillson, 53, 65926 CR 27, Goshen, reported that an
unknown suspect stole a wedding ring from his residence. Scott Stillson advised that on
10-23-2012, at approximately 2:03pm UPS left the ring on the front porch to his residence, Scott
Stillson advised that he never was able to locate the ring.
14:03.00 14:03:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007165 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 50797 KILLIAN Lane ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/07/2012 End - 11/09/2012
BOGGS, EVAN S, 3A228
Blotter:
On 11/10/2012, at approximately 10:10 am, Heather Mathes (36) reported a theft at 50797 Killian Ln.
Heather Mathes stated her diamond engagement ring was stolen from the residence, sometime
between 5:00 pm on 11/7/2012 and 6:30 pm on 11/9/2012.
17:00.00 17:00:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007166 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 17278 CR 44 GOSHEN, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Start - 11/06/2012 End - 11/06/2012
LUNDGREN, DEREK R, 3A271
Blotter:
On 11-10-2012, at approximately 9:21am, Noah Beachy, 76, 17278 CR 44, Goshen, reported that on
11-06-2012 an unknown suspect used his credit card number to purchase an item on the internet.
12:01.00 12:01:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/10/2012
Case 12007168 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 58042 SASSAFRAS ELKAHRT, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
BENNETT, MICHAEL A, 3A251
Blotter:
On 11-10-2012 at about 1:35 pm, Abnor Hamilton, 28, reported a family fight between a 24 year old
male and a 24 year old female who have a child in common and the child was present. A felony
case for domestic violence was taken at the scene and forwarded to the Elkhart County Prosecutors
office.
13:35.00 13:35:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007170 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 402 BROADMORE EST GOSHEN, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
HORNER, TODD M, 3A248
Blotter:
On 11/10/2012, at approximately 2:35 pm, Paul Lewellan, 38, 402 Broadmore Estates, Goshen,
reported that at about 2:30 pm he came home from work and found his roommate a 42 year old
female unresponsive and not breathing. The Elkhart County Coroner's officer was contacted and is
currently investigating the incident to determine cause of death.
05:30.00 05:30:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007171 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 58680 SUN VALLEY BLVD GOSHEN, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 10/27/2012 End - 11/10/2012
KUNTU, KUAU A, 3A269
Blotter:
On 11-10-2012 at approximately 3:00PM Nathan Judd reported that his fence located at 58680 Sun
Valley Blvd. was damaged by an unknown suspect. Nathan Judd stated the damage occured
between an unknown time on 10-27-2012 and 2:00 pm on 11-10-2012.
12:00.00 12:00:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/10/2012
Case 12007175 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 27797 WESTWOOD DR ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
GARRIS, JAMES J, 3R77
Blotter:
On 11-10-2012, at approximately 6:55 pm, Michael Curtis,28 of 27797 Westwood Dr, reported the
theft of his 50 sports blue moped and a motor from a second moped.
18:55.00 18:55:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007176 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 50676 DARLENE ST ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
Blotter
On 11/10/2012 around 5:22pm, David Beggs, 22, reported a 46 year old female at 50676 Darlene
had left the residence between 12:00pm and 4:30pm with his 2 year old male son. David Beggs
reported the 46 year old female was refusing to give custody of the juvenile back to him.
12:00.00 12:00:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007176 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 50676 DARLENE ST ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 2 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
LEHMAN, RANDY, 3A266
Blotter
On 11/10/2012 around 5:22pm, David Beggs, 22, reported a 46 year old female at 50676 Darlene
had left the residence between 12:00pm and 4:30pm with his 2 year old male son. David Beggs
reported the 46 year old female was refusing to give custody of the juvenile back to him.
12:00.00 12:00:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/10/2012
Case 12007178 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23829 NORA ST ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
MARTIN, NICHOLAS J, 3A259
Blotter
On 11/10/2012 at approximately 10:42PM Dana Hawn, 35, reported being battered at her residence
at 23829 Nora St by an acquaintance.
22:42.00 22:42:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007179 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 24598 DOVER CT ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class -
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
BADER, DONALD J, 3A264
Blotter:
On 11-10-2012 at 10:28 pm Erlinda Pollock, 63, of 24598 Dover Ct., reported a minor youth in her
foster care, had left with out permission during the early evening hours of 11-10-2012 and returned
to the home sometime after 2:00 am on 11-11-2012.
22:28.00 22:28:00
11/10/2012
Case 12007180 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: State Line Road west of SR 19 Elkhart, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/10/2012 End - 11/10/2012
LUNDGREN, DUSTIN, 3A238
Blotter:
On 11-10-2012 at approximately 11:45 PM, Austin J. Hersha, 24, was stopped on Quail Ridge near
SR 19 for several traffic violations. He failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which
showed him to have a BrAC of .11 at 12:32 AM. He was incarcerated.
23:45.00 23:45:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/11/2012
Case 12007181 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: SR 13 // CR 38 MILLERSBURG, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/11/2012 End - 11/11/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
Blotter:
On 11/11/2012, at approximately 1:07 am, Stacey Gribbins, 42, was stopped on SR 13 at CR 38 for
traffic violations. Stacey Gribbins was incarcerated for operating while intoxicated after failing the
standardized field sobriety tests, and having a certified brac of .14 at 2:28 am.
01:07.00 01:07:00
11/11/2012
Case 12007183 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 12768 YORK HILLS DR MIDDLEBURY, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/11/2012 End - 11/11/2012
MARTIN, NICHOLAS J, 3A259
Blotter
On 11/11/2012 at approximately 4:02AM paramedics were dispatched to 12768 York Hills Dr where
a 16 year old female was reported to have consumed an alcoholic beverage and needed medical
attention. Charges for Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage are pending.
04:02.00 04:02:00
11/11/2012
Case 12007191 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23995 SUNNYSIDE AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/11/2012 End - 11/11/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
Blotter
On 11-11-2012 at around 9:30 pm, a tip was investigated at 23995 Sunnyside Ave in reference to a
wanted subject and methamphetamine manufacturing. Christopher Sawyer, 24, and Lauren
Semmerling, 21, were found to be manufacturing methamphetamine in the residence. Both were
incarcerated on felony charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of hypodermic
needles, neglect of a dependant, and misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia
and precursors to manufacture methamphetamine. Their 23 month old child was removed from the
residence and taken into protective custody by the Indiana Department of Child Services. The child
was taken to the hospital to be checked out.
21:41.00 21:41:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/11/2012
Case 12007191 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23995 SUNNYSIDE AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/11/2012 End - 11/11/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
Blotter
On 11-11-2012 at around 9:30 pm, a tip was investigated at 23995 Sunnyside Ave in reference to a
wanted subject and methamphetamine manufacturing. Christopher Sawyer, 24, and Lauren
Semmerling, 21, were found to be manufacturing methamphetamine in the residence. Both were
incarcerated on felony charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of hypodermic
needles, neglect of a dependant, and misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia
and precursors to manufacture methamphetamine. Their 23 month old child was removed from the
residence and taken into protective custody by the Indiana Department of Child Services. The child
was taken to the hospital to be checked out.
21:41.00 21:41:00
11/11/2012
Case 12007191 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23995 SUNNYSIDE AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/11/2012 End - 11/11/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
Blotter
On 11-11-2012 at around 9:30 pm, a tip was investigated at 23995 Sunnyside Ave in reference to a
wanted subject and methamphetamine manufacturing. Christopher Sawyer, 24, and Lauren
Semmerling, 21, were found to be manufacturing methamphetamine in the residence. Both were
incarcerated on felony charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of hypodermic
needles, neglect of a dependant, and misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia
and precursors to manufacture methamphetamine. Their 23 month old child was removed from the
residence and taken into protective custody by the Indiana Department of Child Services. The child
was taken to the hospital to be checked out.
21:41.00 21:41:00
11/11/2012
Case 12007191 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23995 SUNNYSIDE AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - F
Start - 11/11/2012 End - 11/11/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
Blotter
On 11-11-2012 at around 9:30 pm, a tip was investigated at 23995 Sunnyside Ave in reference to a
wanted subject and methamphetamine manufacturing. Christopher Sawyer, 24, and Lauren
Semmerling, 21, were found to be manufacturing methamphetamine in the residence. Both were
incarcerated on felony charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of hypodermic
needles, neglect of a dependant, and misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia
and precursors to manufacture methamphetamine. Their 23 month old child was removed from the
residence and taken into protective custody by the Indiana Department of Child Services. The child
was taken to the hospital to be checked out.
21:41.00 21:41:00
Media report for 11/12/2012
11/11/2012
Case 12007191 Reporting officer:
Date: Time of incident:
Location: 23995 SUNNYSIDE AVE ELKHART, IN
Offense: / Counts: 1 / Felony or Misdemeanor Class - M
Start - 11/11/2012 End - 11/11/2012
CLAEYS, CASEY J, 3A254
Blotter
On 11-11-2012 at around 9:30 pm, a tip was investigated at 23995 Sunnyside Ave in reference to a
wanted subject and methamphetamine manufacturing. Christopher Sawyer, 24, and Lauren
Semmerling, 21, were found to be manufacturing methamphetamine in the residence. Both were
incarcerated on felony charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of hypodermic
needles, neglect of a dependant, and misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia
and precursors to manufacture methamphetamine. Their 23 month old child was removed from the
residence and taken into protective custody by the Indiana Department of Child Services. The child
was taken to the hospital to be checked out.
21:41.00 21:41:00

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