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Elkhart County Police Blotter 11/29/12

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, November 29, 2012
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
12007512 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On November 27, 2012 a 15 year old male was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Juvenile Detention Center on the charges of
battery and disorderly conduct after being punching a 16 year old male student in the face causing severe pain and bleeding at
Concord High School, 59117 Minuteman Way Elkhart, Indiana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MINDER, NICHOLAS,3A235
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,Elkhart,IN
11/27/12 7:50 am
Date_Incident
12007512 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter:
On November 27, 2012 a 15 year old male was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Juvenile Detention Center on the charges of
battery and disorderly conduct after being punching a 16 year old male student in the face causing severe pain and bleeding at
Concord High School, 59117 Minuteman Way Elkhart, Indiana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MINDER, NICHOLAS,3A235
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,Elkhart,IN
11/27/12 7:50 am
Date_Incident
12007515 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 11/27/2012 at approximately 09:14 AM Alan McLaughlin, 49, reported that two fraudulent online bank transactions totaling
$119.00, occurred through his Key Bank account. The transactions posted to the account between 6:00 PM on 11/25/2012 and
6:00 PM on 11/26/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 29468 LEHIGH DR,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007517 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On November 27, 2012 at approximately 09:45 am, William A. Holdgraffer, 67, of 52864 Jackie Lane, reported two sheds on his
property were broken into between November 25 at 10:30 pm and November 27 at 09:30 am, and three electrical cable with
attached guages were stolen. Both sheds were unsecured at the time of the burglary.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DEMEKE, BROOK,3A225
Incident Location: 52864 JACKIE Lane,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007520 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Escape
BLOTTER:
On November 25, 2012, Offender was released for the purpose of going to work. Offender was scheduled to return to Work
Release Facility by November 26, 2012 at 2:30am. At this time offender has failed to return to lawful confinement and is
considered to be AWOL from the Elkhart County Community Corrections.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOSHEN,IN
11/26/12 3:53 pm
Date_Incident
12007516 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Trucks And Buses
Blotter: On 11-27-12 at 9:53am, Patrick Bailey (25) of Duro Recycling Inc, 24478 CR 45, reported theft of a company silver
1998 Chevy Silverado pickup truck, with tonto cover and plow, between 4:00pm on 11-20-12 and 8:00am on 11-27-12. The
truck was unlocked, and the keys were in it.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 24478 CR 45,ELKHART,IN
11/20/12 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007519 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 11/27/2012 at 12:30PM Casey Godfrey, 31, reported that his mailbox at 25061 CR 6 Elkhart, IN had been struck by an
unknown vehicle somtime between 6:45AM and 12:30PM, and the vehicle left the scene of the crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 25061 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
11/27/12 6:45 am
Date_Incident
12007522 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
BLOTTER
On 11/27/2012 at 2:00 p.m. Danny Joe Landis, 55, advised bwtween 11/24/2012 at 11:30 p.m. and 11/25/2012 at 7:10 a.m.,
unknown suspect(s) removed a weather am/fm/ radio from his 1998, Ford F150 4x4, located at 22368 CR 36.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 22368 CR 36,GOSHEN,IN
11/24/12 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007521 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 11-27-2012 at 1:27 pm, Andrew Thomas, 55, reported finding Sue Hayes, 68, deceased in her residence located at 528
Sigerfoos Ave, Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OWEN, JOSHUA,3R76
Incident Location: 528 Sigerfoos Ave,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007523 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 11/27/2012 at 2:45 p.m., Cesar Hernandez, 30, advised on 11/25/2012 between 1:01 a.m. and 11:37 a.m. unknown
suspect(s) destroyed his mailbox and damaged various Christmas decorations, located at 30408 Wolf Ave.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 30408 WOLF AVE,ELKHART,IN
11/25/12 1:01 am
Date_Incident
12007527 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 11/27/2012 around 1:36pm, Janice Clabaugh, 44, 64954 SR 19, reported suspects stole several air soft rifles from 65700
CR 7 between 4:00pm on 11/20/2012 and 11/23/2012 around 12:00pm through an unlocked door during business hours.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 65700 CR 7,GOSHEN,IN
11/20/12 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007525 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 11/27/2012 at about 2:14 pm, Dorothy Hart, 69, 30119 Blaine Ave., reported suspects shattered the driver window of her
2000 Ford Ranger, which was parked in her driveway. The incident took place sometime between about 11/13/2012 and 1:00
pm on 11/27/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 30119 BLAINE AVE,ELKHART,IN
11/13/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007528 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 11/27/2012 at about 2:26 pm, Nathaniel Warren, 18, 800 F Ln, reported a three vehicle collision on CR 20 at Best Ave. He
reported a red vehicle left the scene of the crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: CR 20/ BEST AVE,ELKHART,IN
11/27/12 2:26 pm
Date_Incident
12007541 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 11-27-2012 at 2:00 pm JoAnna Gordon, 43, reported that several cable boxes, several cell phones, and a modem were
stolen from an apartment she was living at located at 2801 Toledo Rd on 10-8-2012 at 6:01 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,Elkhart,IN
10/8/12 6:01 pm
Date_Incident
12007526 11/27/2012
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 11/27/2012 at 2:28pm, Karen McMeekan,46, 26619 Fields Farm Trl, Elkhart, reported a theft from her bank account. Karen
McMeekan reported that between 11/23/2012 and 11/26/2012, an unknown suspect used her 1stSource Bank Mastercard
information to withdraw $968.39, from an ATM in Birmingham.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 26619 FIELDS FARM TRL,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007535 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-28-2012 at 5:33 am Kasey Kyle, 36 was found to be in a two vehicle property damage accident on CR 16 at Connecticut
Ave. Kasey Kyle failed field sobriety test at the scene and refused certified chemical testing. Kyle Kasey was incarcerated at
the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: CR 16 // Connecticut,Elkhart,IN
11/28/12 5:30 am
Date_Incident
12007534 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 11/28/2012 at 5:15 am Donald Woods, 27 was stopped for traffic violations on US 6 near CR 13 in Nappanee. Donald
Woods was found to have never received a driver's license and was arrested and taken to the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: US 6 EAST OF CR 13,NAPPANEE,IN
11/28/12 5:15 am
Date_Incident
12007536 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
On 11/28/2012 at 8:15 a.m., Stephanie Bline. 25, and Curtis Dial, 24, advised between 09/26/2012 at 8:01 a.m. and 10/26/2012
at 8:01 a.m. unknown suspect(s) purchased unauthorized items using their debit card, located at 56631 Diamond Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 56631 DIAMOND DR,ELKHART,IN
9/26/12 8:01 am
Date_Incident
12007538 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
On 11/28/2012 at 11:15 a.m. Laura Gompf, 27, advised on 11/21/2012 between 12:22 a.m. and 6:01 a.m., unknown suspect(s)
removed several items from her residence located at 50703 Turtle Ct.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 50703 TURTLE CT,ELKHART,IN
11/21/12 12:22 am
Date_Incident
12007543 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
On 11/28/2012 at 1:00 p.m. Timothy L Pierson, Jr., 30, advised on 11/23/2012 between 12:01 a.m. and 03:01 a.m. unknown
suspect(s) made unauthorized purchases, using his M/C debit card located at 56878 Kimberly Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 56876 KIMBERLY DR,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 12:01 am
Date_Incident
12007547 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
On 11/28/2012 at 2:00 p.m. Ronald King, Inspector for Cityside Mgmt., 39, advised on 11/14/2012 (no time given) and
11/28/2012 at 12:37 a.m., unknown suspect(s) removed an A/C Condensor unit from a vacant resident, located at 52852 CR 5.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 52852 CR 5,ELKHART,IN
11/28/12 12:37 am
Date_Incident
12007548 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 11-28-2012 at around 2:55 pm, Oseas Luna-Sosa, 30, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 at CR 113. He was found
to have never received a license with a prior conviction and provided a false date of birth. He was found to have a license status
of Driving While Suspended-Misdemeanor. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 / CR 113,Elkhart,IN
11/28/12 2:55 pm
Date_Incident
12007548 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter:
On 11-28-2012 at around 2:55 pm, Oseas Luna-Sosa, 30, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 at CR 113. He was found
to have never received a license with a prior conviction and provided a false date of birth. He was found to have a license status
of Driving While Suspended-Misdemeanor. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 / CR 113,Elkhart,IN
11/28/12 2:55 pm
Date_Incident
12007548 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 11-28-2012 at around 2:55 pm, Oseas Luna-Sosa, 30, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 at CR 113. He was found
to have never received a license with a prior conviction and provided a false date of birth. He was found to have a license status
of Driving While Suspended-Misdemeanor. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 / CR 113,Elkhart,IN
11/28/12 2:55 pm
Date_Incident
12007560 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 11/28/2012 around 7:40pm, David Streetman, 49, 23455 Farmington Ave, reported a 2 year old juvenile female was in need
of services.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,,IN
11/25/12 9:25 am
Date_Incident
12007553 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 11/28/2012 at about 4:07 pm, Mary Esqueda, 24, 801 G Ln, reported that a suspect struck her with a soda can and then
punched her in the head numerous times, causing her to feel pain and have swelling to her head. The incident happened at
about 3:45 pm at 58190 CR 3.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 58190 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
11/28/12 3:45 pm
Date_Incident
12007563 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter
On 11/28/2012 around 9:35pm, 2 males were stopped outside of 28998 CR 28 for investigative purposes while officers were
investigating a separate incident in the area. The males were found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana during the stop.
The males were released and the case is under investigation at the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 28998 CR 28,Elkhart,IN
11/28/12 9:35 pm
Date_Incident
12007561 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Escape
Blotter
On 11/28/2012 at about 8:02 pm, a suspect was apprehended by Goshen Police after escaping from lawful detention at Elkhart
County Community Corrections, 201 Cottage Ave.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 201 COTTAGE AVE,GOSHEN,IN
11/28/12 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007566 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Opium / Cocaine
Blotter:
On 11/28/2012, around 10:41pm Joshua D Sharp, 35, was stopped for traffic violations on US 20 east of SR 19. Joshua D
Sharp was found to have a valid warrant, was suspended prior, in possession of narcotic drug, in possession of
methamphetamine and in possession of hypodermic needles. The right front passenger was found to be Ngoc Sharp, 35, and in
possession of methamphetamine, possession controlled substance, in possession of narcotic drug. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: US 20 EAST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
11/28/12 10:41 pm
Date_Incident
12007566 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 11/28/2012, around 10:41pm Joshua D Sharp, 35, was stopped for traffic violations on US 20 east of SR 19. Joshua D
Sharp was found to have a valid warrant, was suspended prior, in possession of narcotic drug, in possession of
methamphetamine and in possession of hypodermic needles. The right front passenger was found to be Ngoc Sharp, 35, and in
possession of methamphetamine, possession controlled substance, in possession of narcotic drug. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: US 20 EAST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
11/28/12 10:41 pm
Date_Incident
12007566 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 11/28/2012, around 10:41pm Joshua D Sharp, 35, was stopped for traffic violations on US 20 east of SR 19. Joshua D
Sharp was found to have a valid warrant, was suspended prior, in possession of narcotic drug, in possession of
methamphetamine and in possession of hypodermic needles. The right front passenger was found to be Ngoc Sharp, 35, and in
possession of methamphetamine, possession controlled substance, in possession of narcotic drug. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: US 20 EAST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
11/28/12 10:41 pm
Date_Incident
12007566 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 11/28/2012, around 10:41pm Joshua D Sharp, 35, was stopped for traffic violations on US 20 east of SR 19. Joshua D
Sharp was found to have a valid warrant, was suspended prior, in possession of narcotic drug, in possession of
methamphetamine and in possession of hypodermic needles. The right front passenger was found to be Ngoc Sharp, 35, and in
possession of methamphetamine, possession controlled substance, in possession of narcotic drug. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: US 20 EAST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
11/28/12 10:41 pm
Date_Incident
12007566 11/28/2012
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/28/2012, around 10:41pm Joshua D Sharp, 35, was stopped for traffic violations on US 20 east of SR 19. Joshua D
Sharp was found to have a valid warrant, was suspended prior, in possession of narcotic drug, in possession of
methamphetamine and in possession of hypodermic needles. The right front passenger was found to be Ngoc Sharp, 35, and in
possession of methamphetamine, possession controlled substance, in possession of narcotic drug. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: US 20 EAST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
11/28/12 10:41 pm
Date_Incident
12007568 11/29/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-29-2012 at approximately 1:56 AM, Ryan Stahl, 21, was stopped on CR 17 near Woodside Drive for a traffic violation and
unsafe vehicle as he was driving with a wheel missing. He struck and damaged a mailbox, as he was being stopped. He failed
field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .16 at 2:37 AM. He was also found to
have left the scene of a property damage crash at 3104 CR 6, where he struck and damaged 2 ditches, the roadway, and a fire
hydrant. He was incarcerated for OWI and leaving the scene of a property damage crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 17 south of CR 6,Elkhart,IN
11/29/12 1:50 am
Date_Incident
12007568 11/29/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 11-29-2012 at approximately 1:56 AM, Ryan Stahl, 21, was stopped on CR 17 near Woodside Drive for a traffic violation and
unsafe vehicle as he was driving with a wheel missing. He struck and damaged a mailbox, as he was being stopped. He failed
field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .16 at 2:37 AM. He was also found to
have left the scene of a property damage crash at 3104 CR 6, where he struck and damaged 2 ditches, the roadway, and a fire
hydrant. He was incarcerated for OWI and leaving the scene of a property damage crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 17 south of CR 6,Elkhart,IN
11/29/12 1:50 am
Date_Incident

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