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Elkhart County Police Blotter 11/26/12

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, November 26, 2012
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
12007396 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 11-21-2012 at approximately 11:08AM Robert M. Miller, 61 was found deceased in his residence, located at 671 West
Hawthorn St, Bristol by maintenance personal from the park. The Deputy Coroner is investigating further, but the death
appeared to be from natural causes.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 671 WEST HAWTHORN ST,BRISTOL,IN
11/21/12 11:08 am
Date_Incident
12007395 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
BLOTTER
On 11/212012 at 11:20 a.m., William A. Gletty, 36, advised on 11/212012 between 09:20 a.m. and 09:54 a.m. unknown
suspect(s) removed items from his locked, 2003, Silver, GMC Sierra located at 58071 Joshua Drive.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 58071 JOSHUA DR,ELKHART,IN
11/21/12 9:20 am
Date_Incident
12007399 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 11-21-2012 at 1:29 pm Jessica L. Runions, 23, reported that between 11-20-2012 11:00 pm and 11-21-2012 1:29 pm an
unknown subject used a brick to break the window out of her locked car located at 53017 CR 35 and stole her purse.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 53017 CR 35,MIDDLEBURY,IN
11/20/12 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007399 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 11-21-2012 at 1:29 pm Jessica L. Runions, 23, reported that between 11-20-2012 11:00 pm and 11-21-2012 1:29 pm an
unknown subject used a brick to break the window out of her locked car located at 53017 CR 35 and stole her purse.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 53017 CR 35,MIDDLEBURY,IN
11/20/12 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007404 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On 11/21/2012 at about 4:14 pm, Larry Johns, 68, president of Travel Lite, 71913 CR 23, reported that between July 2010 and
November 16, 2012, a suspect took approximately $5000 worth of copper wire from the business.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 71913 CR 23,NEW PARIS,IN
7/20/10 6:00 am
Date_Incident
12007405 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 11/21/2012 at about 5:37 pm, Debra Hajicek, 53, 24151 Roadster Ct., reported an 11 year old juvenile was screaming and
yelling and had battered a juvenile sibling between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm on 11/21/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 24151 ROADSTER CT,ELKHART,IN
11/21/12 9:00 am
Date_Incident
12007405 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 11/21/2012 at about 5:37 pm, Debra Hajicek, 53, 24151 Roadster Ct., reported an 11 year old juvenile was screaming and
yelling and had battered a juvenile sibling between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm on 11/21/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 24151 ROADSTER CT,ELKHART,IN
11/21/12 9:00 am
Date_Incident
12007400 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Recklessness
Blotter:
On 11-21-2012 at approximately 1:30 PM Megan Gantner, 26, reported that a red vehicle struck her vehicle while driving
eastbound on US Hwy 20 west of SR 19. Megan Gantner reported that Michigan license plate number was a CLN9710.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: US HWY 20( between Elm rd exit and SR 19)
11/21/12 1:25 pm
Date_Incident
12007400 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 11-21-2012 at approximately 1:30 PM Megan Gantner, 26, reported that a red vehicle struck her vehicle while driving
eastbound on US Hwy 20 west of SR 19. Megan Gantner reported that Michigan license plate number was a CLN9710.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: US HWY 20( between Elm rd exit and SR 19)
11/21/12 1:25 pm
Date_Incident
12007412 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
BLOTTER
On 11/21/2012 at 11:59PM a patron of the Speedway gas station located at the corner of SR 15 and US 20 reported a stretch
limousine full of teenagers at the gas station. Occupants in the vehicle were exposing themselves and appeared to be
consuming alcohol. The accused vehicle was stopped on SR 15 near Hackett Dr. Six adults and five juveniles found within the
limousine were charged with the illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: SR 15 // HACKETT DR,GOSHEN,IN
11/21/12 11:59 pm
Date_Incident
12007411 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 11-22-2012 around 12:03 A.M. Maurice N. Pendley 30 called into report that 2 unknown males jumped him in his back yard
at 29647 Old US 20, striking him with a metal pipe in the head and abdominal area.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: 29647 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
11/22/12 12:03 am
Date_Incident
12007413 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 11-22-2012 at around 2:23 am, a white Chevrolet Camero was located upside down in a ditch on CR 22 east of CR 31. A
passerby assisted the single occupant of the vehicle in getting out. The driver was picked up by another subject and fled the
scene. The driver was later located and found to have been driving on a suspended license with a prior conviction and lied
about driving. Charges are pending prosecutor's office review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 22 east of CR 31,Middlebury,IN
11/22/12 2:23 am
Date_Incident
12007413 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 11-22-2012 at around 2:23 am, a white Chevrolet Camero was located upside down in a ditch on CR 22 east of CR 31. A
passerby assisted the single occupant of the vehicle in getting out. The driver was picked up by another subject and fled the
scene. The driver was later located and found to have been driving on a suspended license with a prior conviction and lied
about driving. Charges are pending prosecutor's office review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 22 east of CR 31,Middlebury,IN
11/22/12 2:23 am
Date_Incident
12007414 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 11-22-2012 around 2:42 A.M. David N. Puntney, 32, called to explain an unknown white vehicle was West bound on CR 108
and colliding with his two vehicles parked in his driveway at 29804 CR 108. The unknown accused vehicle and accused driver
then fled from the scene West Bound.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: 29804 CR 108,ELKHART,IN
11/22/12 2:42 am
Date_Incident
12007409 11/21/2012
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
BLOTTER
On 11-21-2012 at approximately 8:52 PM Heidi McRobie reported a shoplifter at Walmart at 30830 Old US Hwy 20. Heidi
McRobie stated that Shane Clark stole a pair of 20 dollar gym shoes and place the shoes he was wearing inside the box.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US20,ELKHART,IN
11/21/12 8:40 pm
Date_Incident
12007415 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 11-22-2012 at approximately 9:10AM Megan Ward, 21 reported that her vehicle was shot with a BB gun while it was parked
in from of her residence, located at 56698 Driftwood DR, Elkhart. The criminal mischief occurred between 2:30AM and 7:30AM
on 11-22-2012 and caused a dent to the front passenger door and also broke the front passenger window.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 56698 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
11/22/12 2:30 am
Date_Incident
12007416 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 11-22-2012 at approximately 12:12PM Tyler Collins, 21 reported that his vehicle was "keyed" while it was parked at his
residence, located at 22284 Via Pompeii, Elkhart or at a local bowling alley. Tyler Collins believed that the vehicle was "keyed"
between 11-20-2012 at 2:00PM and 11-22-2012 at 11:15AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 22284 VIA POMPEII,ELKHART,IN
11/20/12 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007417 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 11-22-12 at 12:33pm, Risa Howard (27) of 60350 Surrey Ln and David Stanton (44) of 60295 Surrey Ln reported Christmas
lawn ornaments were stolen from their front yards between 2:00am and 10:00am on 11-22-12. Risa Howard had 5 lighted
candy canes, and extension cord, and stakes for her wire deer taken. David Stanton had a wire deer taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 60350 SURREY Lane,ELKHART,IN
11/22/12 2:00 am
Date_Incident
12007421 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Drunkenness
blotter:
On 11-23-2012 at approximately 10:19 PM, David Knotts, 25, was found running on the side CR 20 west of Old Farm, by
officers investigating a vehicle and subjects that fled from another officer and stopped near this location. He was found to be
intoxicated failing a certified breath test with a .09 BrAC at 11:25 PM. He was incarcerated for public intoxication and resisting
arrest.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Mishawaka Rd. west of Old Farm,Elkhart,IN
11/22/12 10:19 pm
Date_Incident
12007421 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
blotter:
On 11-23-2012 at approximately 10:19 PM, David Knotts, 25, was found running on the side CR 20 west of Old Farm, by
officers investigating a vehicle and subjects that fled from another officer and stopped near this location. He was found to be
intoxicated failing a certified breath test with a .09 BrAC at 11:25 PM. He was incarcerated for public intoxication and resisting
arrest.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Mishawaka Rd. west of Old Farm,Elkhart,IN
11/22/12 10:19 pm
Date_Incident
12007421 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
blotter:
On 11-23-2012 at approximately 10:19 PM, David Knotts, 25, was found running on the side CR 20 west of Old Farm, by
officers investigating a vehicle and subjects that fled from another officer and stopped near this location. He was found to be
intoxicated failing a certified breath test with a .09 BrAC at 11:25 PM. He was incarcerated for public intoxication and resisting
arrest.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Mishawaka Rd. west of Old Farm,Elkhart,IN
11/22/12 10:19 pm
Date_Incident
12007420 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 11/22/2012 at 10:07pm, two male subjects were involved in a vehicle pursuit, which initiated in the area of CR 24 and
Charlotte Ave, and ended with a vehicle collision at 325 W Mishawaka Rd. The accused vehicle was discovered to be stolen
from Wakarusa on 11/22/2012. The incident is still under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 24 SOUTH CHARLOTTE AVE,ELKHART
11/22/12 10:07 pm
Date_Incident
12007420 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 11/22/2012 at 10:07pm, two male subjects were involved in a vehicle pursuit, which initiated in the area of CR 24 and
Charlotte Ave, and ended with a vehicle collision at 325 W Mishawaka Rd. The accused vehicle was discovered to be stolen
from Wakarusa on 11/22/2012. The incident is still under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 24 SOUTH CHARLOTTE AVE,ELKHART
11/22/12 10:07 pm
Date_Incident
12007422 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 11-22-2012 around 10:44 P.M. Nicole F. Roberts 35 was stopped for infraction in the area of Valley View Dr. South of CR
20. It was found Nicole F. Roberts was intoxicated failing a field sobriety test, A certified blood test is pending. Nicole F.
Roberts was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Valley View DR. South of CR 20,Elkhart,IN
11/22/12 10:44 pm
Date_Incident
12007424 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012, around 1:22am Elijah Tucker,21, of Elkhart was stopped for traffic violations on CR 1 south of CR 20. Elijah
Tucker was found to have a suspended - prior license and was in possession of marijuana, he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 1 SOUTH OF CR 20,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 1:22 am
Date_Incident
12007424 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012, around 1:22am Elijah Tucker,21, of Elkhart was stopped for traffic violations on CR 1 south of CR 20. Elijah
Tucker was found to have a suspended - prior license and was in possession of marijuana, he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 1 SOUTH OF CR 20,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 1:22 am
Date_Incident
12007426 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012, at approximately 2:54 am, officers responded to Gemini Bar and Grill, 23845 US HWY 33, to investigate the
death of a 25 year old male . The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: 23845 US 33,Elkhart,IN
11/23/12 2:54 am
Date_Incident
12007425 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012 at approximately 1:37AM, on a traffic stop at CR 6 and John Weaver Parkway, Amber White, 28, failed
standardized field sobriety tests and provided a certified breath test of .08 BRAC at 3:08AM. Amber White was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MARTIN, NICHOLAS J,3A259
Incident Location: CR 6 AT JOHN WEAVER PARKWAY,ELKHA
11/23/12 1:37 am
Date_Incident
12007427 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Aggravated Assault : Strong-Arm
Blotter:
On 11-23-12 at 8:41am, Paula Lay (42) of 16155 CR 108 reported her brother's girlfriend battered her in Paula Lay's home
between 3:15pm and 3:30pm on 11-22-12, resulting in Paula Lay's small left finger being broken, and her left wrist being
dislocated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 16155 CR 108,BRISTOL,IN
11/22/12 3:15 pm
Date_Incident
12007419 11/22/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 11/22/2012 at 6:33 pm, Rosalina Goins, 40, 28900 Driftwood DR, reported her home was burglarized on 11/22/2012 at
around 2:30pm by two neighborhood juveniles who entered the residence through an unlocked garage access door and stole
her wallet containing $140.00 in cash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 28900 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
11/22/12 2:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007436 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On November 23rd, 2012 at around 3:51 PM Chad Chancellor, 37, 56624 Norman Ct reported that an unknown subject shot his
vehicle with a bb gun causing damage to his driver's side window and rear window sometime between November 22nd, 2012
and November 23rd, 2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 56624 NORMAN CT,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 3:51 pm
Date_Incident
12007431 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012 at 1:28pm, Becky Locati, 53, reported damage to the main office, at Timberbrook Mobile Home Park, 54686 CR
19, in the form of a broken information sign and brown paint being thrown on the building. The incident occurred between
11/22/2012 at 4:30pm and 11/23/2012 at 1:28pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 54686 CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
11/22/12 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007433 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012, at 1:28pm, Philip Ritsema, 23, 52892 Helen Dr, reported that he had money stolen from his Interra Mastercard
debit card to make purchases in Madison, Wisconsin on 11/21/2012, totaling $474.19. No suspects were identified by Philip
Ritsema at the time of the report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 52892 HELEN ST,BRISTOL,IN
11/21/12 8:00 am
Date_Incident
12007452 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: ICOAB
Blotter: On 11-23-2012 at 11:28pm the Elkhart County Sheriff Department responded to a loud party at 56974 Ash Rd. Multiple
citations were issued for Illegal Consumption of Alcohol and several arrests were made. Lindsey Mccann, 19, was arrested and
taken into custody for Illegal Consumption of Alcohol.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 56974 ASH RD,OSCEOLA,IN
11/23/12 11:28 am
Date_Incident
12007428 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012 at 8:44am, Sharon Morgan, 60, 52164 Ridgeway, reported her 17 year old grandaughter ran away from home.
She was last seen 11/21/12 at 3:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LONG, WILLIAM J,3A233
Incident Location: 52164 RIDGEWAY LN,ELKHART,IN
11/21/12 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007432 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 11-23-2012 at approximately 12:47 PM Casi Rodman reported a burglary at her residence of 54685 Berkley Ave Elkhart.
The burglary occured between the dates of 11-20-2012 and 11-23-2012. The suspects took 2 playstation 2's, flat screen TV, a
car battery, Indiana license plate, water pipes, and duct work.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 54385 BERKLEY AVE,ELKHART,IN
11/20/12 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007435 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012, at 3:56pm, Tracy Armitage, 32, 52381 CR 25, reported that she discovered the remains of marijuana grow in a
residence she is renovating. No suspects were identified. The case is still under investigation by the Elkhart County Sheriff
Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 52381 CR 25,BRISTOL,IN
11/23/12 3:45 pm
Date_Incident
12007438 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012 at 6:26pm, Jessica Sorgenfrei,32, 56922 Burbank St, Elkhart, reported her sister was attempting suicide by
locking herself in the garage with her vehicle running. A 33 year old female was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for
evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 56922 BURBANK ST,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 6:26 am
Date_Incident
12007445 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-23-2012 at 10:55 pm Heather Mae Harkins, 22, Edwardsburg, MI was involved in a single car automobile accident on CR
4 east of CR 5. Heather Mae Harkins failed the standard field sobriety test at the scene and was found to have operated while
intoxicated with a certified BRAC of .12 at 11:49 pm, she was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: CR 4 EAST OF CR 5,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 11:55 pm
Date_Incident
12007446 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-23-2012 at approximately 11:38 PM, Robert Ripplinger, 50, was stopped on SR 120 near CR 131 for a traffic violation.
He failed field sobriety tests and refused a certified chemical test. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: SR 120 east of CR 131,Bristol,IN
11/23/12 11:38 pm
Date_Incident
12007449 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11/24/2012, around 1:04am Michael D Danner, 49, of Elkhart was stopped for traffic violations on CR 14 east of CR 13.
Michael D Danner failed SFST's and was found to have a .11 BRAC around 1:57am on a certified test and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 14 EAST OF CR 13,ELKHART,IN
11/24/12 1:04 am
Date_Incident
12007448 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11/23/2012 at 11:59 PM on SR 120 west of CR 17 a 32 year old male was involved in a single vehicle crash and transported
to Elkhart General Hospital where he was treated for non- life threatening injuries. The invesigation is ongoing for charges of
operating while intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MARTIN, NICHOLAS J,3A259
Incident Location: SR 120 WEST OF CR 17,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 11:59 pm
Date_Incident
12007451 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-24-2012 at approximately 3:41 AM, Taylor Wortinger, 19, was stopped on US HWY 33 near CR 26 for a traffic violation.
She failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed her to have a BrAC of .12 at 4:20 AM. She was also
found to had illegal consumed alcoholic beverages by a minor. She was incarcerated. Damian Ramey, 19, a passenger in the
vehicle was also cited and released for illegal consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: US HWY 33 south of CR 26,Elkhart,IN
11/24/12 3:41 am
Date_Incident
12007451 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 11-24-2012 at approximately 3:41 AM, Taylor Wortinger, 19, was stopped on US HWY 33 near CR 26 for a traffic violation.
She failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed her to have a BrAC of .12 at 4:20 AM. She was also
found to had illegal consumed alcoholic beverages by a minor. She was incarcerated. Damian Ramey, 19, a passenger in the
vehicle was also cited and released for illegal consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: US HWY 33 south of CR 26,Elkhart,IN
11/24/12 3:41 am
Date_Incident
12007450 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 11-24-2012 at about 12:50 am Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to 56974 Ash Rd for a report of underage
drinking. Rex Hickman, 21, resisted law enforcement and committed battery on a police officer, there were no injuries to the
officer or Rex Hickman. Rex Hickman was arrested and booked into the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 56974 ASH RD.,OCEOLA,IN
11/24/12 12:50 am
Date_Incident
12007450 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 11-24-2012 at about 12:50 am Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to 56974 Ash Rd for a report of underage
drinking. Rex Hickman, 21, resisted law enforcement and committed battery on a police officer, there were no injuries to the
officer or Rex Hickman. Rex Hickman was arrested and booked into the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 56974 ASH RD.,OCEOLA,IN
11/24/12 12:50 am
Date_Incident
12007455 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 11-24-2012 at around 10:08 pm, Jose Carmen Alejandro Ruiz-Rodriguez, 41, was stopped for a traffic violation on Hively
Ave east of Benham Ave. He was found to have never received a license and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: HIVELY AVE E BENHAM AVE,ELKHART,IN
11/24/12 10:08 am
Date_Incident
12007459 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Opium / Cocaine
Blotter:
On 11-24-2012, at approximately 11:57am, Jennifer Martinez, 36, 59839 CR 117, Goshen, reported that she found a container
in a field next to her residence containing items used to manufacture illegal drugs.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 59839 CR 117,Elkhart,IN
10/24/12 12:01 pm
Date_Incident
12007442 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On November 23rd, 2012 at around 9:20 PM Katlyn Purtha, 24, reported a 14 k child's earing was taken from her vehicle at
54152 Ash Rd lot 385 shortly before 9:20 PM on November 24th, 2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,OSCELA,IN
11/23/12 9:21 pm
Date_Incident
12007453 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
BLOTTER
On 11/23/2012 at 11:28PM, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Teenage Alcohol Reduction (S.T.A.R.) team responded to the
residence of 56974 Ash Rd reference a tip of an underage drinking party and loud music. After a search warrant was completed
for the property, 27 adults and 6 juveniles were charged with the illegal consumption of alcohol. Three adults were charged with
possession of marijuana and three adults were charged with possession of paraphernalia. Another subject was arrested for
resisting law enforcement and battery on an officer.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 56974 ASH RD.,OSCEOLA,IN
11/23/12 11:28 pm
Date_Incident
12007453 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
BLOTTER
On 11/23/2012 at 11:28PM, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Teenage Alcohol Reduction (S.T.A.R.) team responded to the
residence of 56974 Ash Rd reference a tip of an underage drinking party and loud music. After a search warrant was completed
for the property, 27 adults and 6 juveniles were charged with the illegal consumption of alcohol. Three adults were charged with
possession of marijuana and three adults were charged with possession of paraphernalia. Another subject was arrested for
resisting law enforcement and battery on an officer.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 56974 ASH RD.,OSCEOLA,IN
11/23/12 11:28 pm
Date_Incident
12007453 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
BLOTTER
On 11/23/2012 at 11:28PM, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Teenage Alcohol Reduction (S.T.A.R.) team responded to the
residence of 56974 Ash Rd reference a tip of an underage drinking party and loud music. After a search warrant was completed
for the property, 27 adults and 6 juveniles were charged with the illegal consumption of alcohol. Three adults were charged with
possession of marijuana and three adults were charged with possession of paraphernalia. Another subject was arrested for
resisting law enforcement and battery on an officer.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 56974 ASH RD.,OSCEOLA,IN
11/23/12 11:28 pm
Date_Incident
12007461 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 11-24-2012 at around 2:58 pm, Devora Rivera, 33, was stopped for a child restraint violation on Johnson St south of Elkhart
Ave. She was found to have never received a license and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Johnson St / Elkhart Ave,Elkhart,IN
11/24/12 2:58 pm
Date_Incident
12007467 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter::
On November 25th, 2012 at around 7:30 PM Amelia Cagle, 28, 51548 Downey reported that prescription pills, two wii games,
and a mp3 player were stolen out of her vehicle some time between 12:30 PM and 6:15 PM on November 24th, 2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 51548 DOWNEY ST,ELKHART,IN
11/24/12 12:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007468 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 11/24/2012 at around 8:00 pm Sara Walk. 33, of 50905 North Shore Ave reported theft of two packs of cigarettes, a lighter
and $60.00 in cash. Sara Walk reported that the theft occurred at 201 N Cottage Avenue at the Elkhart County Community
Corrections Complex. Sara Walk reported that the incident occurred between 11/20/2012 and 11/21/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 201 NORTH COTTAGE AVE,GOSHEN,IN
11/20/12 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007441 11/23/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 11-24-2012 at appoximately 7:57 PM Jessie Onderdonk,39, reported that his vehicle was struck by an SUV while heading
westbound on On Bristol St west of Wilson St.
The driver of the SUV stopped and then fled scene heading west on Bristol St.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 1702 E Bristol,Elkhart,IN
11/23/12 7:53 pm
Date_Incident
12007469 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
blotter:
On 11/24/2012, at approximately 10:54 pm, deputies responded to a death investigation at 21254 State Line Rd. Michael Fitch,
59, was found deceased at the residence related to existing medical conditions.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 21254 State Line RD,Bristol,IN
11/24/12 10:54 pm
Date_Incident
12007472 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 11-25-2012 at approximately 1:33 AM, Sherrif Deputies responded to the report of an underage drinking party at 12767 York
Hills Drive. Cabrina Blessing, 19; Daryl Lambright, 19; and Kevin Mullett, 19 were all found to have consumed alcoholic
beverages by a minor. All were cited and released at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 12767 York Hills Drive,Middlebury,IN
11/25/12 1:33 am
Date_Incident
12007471 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-25-2012 at 1:30 am Steven Briskie, 39 was involved in an automobile accident on CR 16 near CR 3. The accident
resulted in seriously bodily injury to Steven Briskie, he was transported to Memorial Hospital in South Bend. Upon further
investigation it was determined Steven M Briskie was operating while intoxicated with a BAC of .28 as determined by a blood
draw taken at Memorial Hospital. The sample of blood which was taken as a course of treatment. Charges are pending for
operating while intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: CR 16 east of CR 1,Elkhart,IN
11/25/12 1:33 am
Date_Incident
12007456 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 11/24/2012 at approximately 09:58 AM Barbara Fuller, 48, Walmart's Assest Protection Manager at 30830 Old US 20
repored that on 11/07/2012 at 07:39 PM an employee stole a gift card valued at $59.96.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
11/7/12 7:39 pm
Date_Incident
12007476 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 11/25/12 at 10:54am Elton Jay Hoffman(34) of 29723 Santa Cruz Drive, reported sometime between 1:00am and 10:54am
this morning, about 200 various cd's and jumper cables were stolen from his vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 29723 SANTA CRUZ DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 1:00 am
Date_Incident
12007460 11/24/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 11/24/2012 at 1:57 pm, Ronald Davidhizar, 71, reported that a washer, dryer and lighting fixture were stolen from his rental
property, 28880 CR 16, between 10/28/2012 and 11/21/2012 at 2:00pm. Ronald Davidhizar identified his past tenants as
suspects.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 28880 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
10/28/12 8:00 am
Date_Incident
12007477 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 11-25-2012 at about 12:55 pm, Dylan Streeter, 20, reported his vehicle was involved in a crash near the intersection on CR
6 at CR 5. While Dylan Streeter and the operator of the other vehicle were talking Brandon Kozelka, 22, an uninvolved motorist,
stopped and punched Dylan Streeter in the face. Brandon Kozelka left the scene but later turned himself in to police. He was
arrested and booked into the Elkhart County Jail for misdemeanor battery.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: CR 6 AT CR 5,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
12007475 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 11/25/2012 at 9:38 am Glenda King age 43 was found deceased in her home at 51263 CR 35 Apt A of natural causes.
The Elkhart County Sheriff's department and Elkhart County Coroner conducted investigations and no suspicious activity was
discovered.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 51263 CR 35,Bristol,IN
11/25/12 9:38 am
Date_Incident
12007479 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 11/25/2012 around 2:45pm, Nina Ottman, 56, a representative of Wal-Mart, located at 30830 Old US Hwy 20, reported they
observed Julie Etchison, 56, 13610 York St, exit the store with several unpaid items in a shopping cart. Julie Etchison was
arrested for theft, a class D Felony and incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20 HWY,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 1:35 pm
Date_Incident
12007478 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On 11/25/2012 at 12:15 pm, a report of suspicious injury to a child was reported by Department of Child Services. A 17 week old
baby had suspicious injuries in the form of broken bones and bite marks. The incident is being further investigated by the
Elkhart County Sheriff Department and the Department of Child Services.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 53029 CREEKSIDE LANE,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 10:00 am
Date_Incident
12007481 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 11-25-2012 at approximately 6:04 PM Linda Martin, 51, 67469 CR 13, reported that the front window was damaged by a
pellet from a pellet gun. This occurred between 11-23-2012 at approximately 12:00 PM and 11-24-2012 at approximately 3:00
PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 67469 COUNTY ROAD 13,Goshen,IN
11/23/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007483 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11/25/2012 around 6:44pm, Elkhart County Sheriff's officer responded to Ash Rd south of Old US Hwy 20 in reference to a
two vehicle crash. Clifford Powell, 61, 1107 Pine St, was found to be intoxicated and driving while suspended prior. Clifford
Powell was arrested and incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and driving while
suspended prior.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: Ash Rd south of Old US Hwy 20,Elkhart,IN
11/25/12 6:44 pm
Date_Incident
12007483 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 11/25/2012 around 6:44pm, Elkhart County Sheriff's officer responded to Ash Rd south of Old US Hwy 20 in reference to a
two vehicle crash. Clifford Powell, 61, 1107 Pine St, was found to be intoxicated and driving while suspended prior. Clifford
Powell was arrested and incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and driving while
suspended prior.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: Ash Rd south of Old US Hwy 20,Elkhart,IN
11/25/12 6:44 pm
Date_Incident
12007488 11/25/2012
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter:
On 11/25/2012 at approximately 9:18pm Deanna Eberly (46) was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail for theft of items totaling
$109.90 from Walmart located at 30830 Old US Hwy 20.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 9:18 pm
Date_Incident

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