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Elkhart County Police Blotter 12/03/12

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, December 3, 2012
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
12007594 11/30/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 11/30/2012 at 2:35pm, Adam Johnson, 36, was involved in a vehicle collision in the parking lot of 30949 Old US Hwy 33.
Hen fled the scene and was later stopped on CR 20 east of SR 19. It was discovered that he had a suspended license and lied
about the vehicle collision. Adam Johnson was incarcerated for leaving the scene of a property damage collision, driving with a
suspended license, and false informing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 30949 OLD US HWY 33,ELKHART,IN
11/30/12 2:35 pm
Date_Incident
12007594 11/30/2012
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 11/30/2012 at 2:35pm, Adam Johnson, 36, was involved in a vehicle collision in the parking lot of 30949 Old US Hwy 33.
Hen fled the scene and was later stopped on CR 20 east of SR 19. It was discovered that he had a suspended license and lied
about the vehicle collision. Adam Johnson was incarcerated for leaving the scene of a property damage collision, driving with a
suspended license, and false informing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 30949 OLD US HWY 33,ELKHART,IN
11/30/12 2:35 pm
Date_Incident
12007594 11/30/2012
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter:
On 11/30/2012 at 2:35pm, Adam Johnson, 36, was involved in a vehicle collision in the parking lot of 30949 Old US Hwy 33.
Hen fled the scene and was later stopped on CR 20 east of SR 19. It was discovered that he had a suspended license and lied
about the vehicle collision. Adam Johnson was incarcerated for leaving the scene of a property damage collision, driving with a
suspended license, and false informing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 30949 OLD US HWY 33,ELKHART,IN
11/30/12 2:35 pm
Date_Incident
12007593 11/30/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 11/30/2012 at 2:45 pm Brian Foy, 56, of 30455 CR 16 reported theft of a Garmin GPS from a motor vehicle. Brian Foy
reported that the incident occurred between 6:30 pm on 11/23/2012 and 11:00 am11/24/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 30455 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
11/23/12 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007596 11/30/2012
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter:
On 11/30/2012 at around 5:00 pm Brad Warlick, 50, of 1127 North Street reported that his estranged wife, Joan Warlick, 53,
forged his signature to an insurance check in the amount of $7, 617.36. Brad Warlick reported that the incident occurred
sometime around 10/16/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 51592 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
10/16/12 10:00 am
Date_Incident
12007599 11/30/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 11-30-2012 at approximately 10:16 PM, Susan Gratton, 53, reported damage to a single strand of Christmas lights at her
residence at 54152 Ash Rd. She reported that the incident occurred sometime between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm on 11-30-2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 54152 ASH ROAD,Osceola,IN
11/30/12 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007600 11/30/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 11/30/2012, at approximately 10:19 pm, Delmar Easterline, 70, reported a unknown suspect threw a rock through a window
of his residence at 57358 CR 27.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 57358 CR 27,GOSHEN,IN
11/30/12 10:19 pm
Date_Incident
12007603 11/30/2012
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 11/30/2012 at 11:01am, an anonymous report for an underage drinking party with loud music was reported at 22644 Pine
Arbor DR. A party was discovered where eight adults and one juvenile were cited and released for the illegal consumption of
alcoholic beverage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 22644 PINE ARBOR DR.,ELKHART,IN
11/30/12 11:01 pm
Date_Incident
12007602 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/01/2012, at approximately 12:40 am, a vehicle was stopped on SR 19 at Windsor for traffic violations. The operator,
Ronald Taylor, 63, was incarcerated for operating while intoxicated after failing the standard field sobriety tests and having a
certified brac of .12 at 1:28 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: SR 19 AT WINDSOR,ELKHART,IN
12/1/12 12:40 am
Date_Incident
12007604 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/1/2012, at approximately 1:39 am, Keshia Bates, 32, was stopped on CR 20 east of Pleasant Plain Ave for traffic
violations. Keshia Bates was incarcerated for operating while intoxicated after failing the standardized field sobriety tests, and
having a certified brac of .17 at 2:30 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: CR 20 E PLEASANT PLAIN AVE,ELKHART,I
12/1/12 1:39 am
Date_Incident
12007606 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12-1-2012 at approximately 3:11 AM, Dustin Winther, 34, was stopped on CR 6 near CR 10 for traffic violations. He failed
field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .12 at 3:56 AM. He was also found to be
in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 at John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,IN
12/1/12 3:11 am
Date_Incident
12007606 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 12-1-2012 at approximately 3:11 AM, Dustin Winther, 34, was stopped on CR 6 near CR 10 for traffic violations. He failed
field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .12 at 3:56 AM. He was also found to be
in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 at John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,IN
12/1/12 3:11 am
Date_Incident
12007606 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 12-1-2012 at approximately 3:11 AM, Dustin Winther, 34, was stopped on CR 6 near CR 10 for traffic violations. He failed
field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .12 at 3:56 AM. He was also found to be
in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 at John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,IN
12/1/12 3:11 am
Date_Incident
12007556 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 12-01-2012 at approximately 7:26AM Dennis Woods, 60 was found deceased in his residence, located at 13941 CR 52,
Syracuse. Dennis Woods was found by his wife, Beth Woods (54) when she went to wake him up for the day.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 13941 CR 52,SYRACUSE,IN
12/1/12 7:26 am
Date_Incident
12007610 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Homicide : Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter
Blotter:
On 12/1/2012 at 10:51 am Sheriff's deputies responded to the American Countryside Farmer's Market at 27919 CR 26 to a
report of a body found. Sheriff's deputies discovered a deceased female in the parking lot. The Sheriff's department is
investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 27919 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
12/1/12 11:04 am
Date_Incident
12007607 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 12-1-2012, at approximately 7:06am, Mark Bayak, 39, 23923 Cole St, Elkhart, reported that sometime between 6:00pm on
11-30-2012 and 7:00am on 12-1-2012, an unknown suspect entered his unlocked vehicle in his driveway and stole prescription
medication.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 23923 COLE ST,ELKHART,IN
11/30/12 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007609 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter: On 12-1-2012, at approximately 10:49am, Rebecca Overlander, 36, 26920 Oak Cove DR, Elkhart, reported that
sometime between 11-24-2012 and 8:00am on 12-1-2012, a suspect who was living with her stole two chainsaws, a nail gun
and a staple gun from her garage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 26920 OAK COVE DR,ELKHART,IN
11/24/12 12:01 pm
Date_Incident
12007620 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Recklessness
Blotter:
On 12/1/2012, at approximately 9:49 pm, Eligio Rodriguez, 34, reported a unknown suspect shot a bullet through a window of
his residence at 51937 Lakeland Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 51937 LAKELAND DR,ELKHART,IN
12/1/12 9:49 am
Date_Incident
12007616 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 12/1/2012 around 3:34pm, Heidi McRobie, 51, Walmart Asset Protection Specialist, reported Mykesha Crenshaw, 34, 30961
Riverbend Cr, exited the Wal Mart Supercenter located at 30830 Old US Hwy 20 with unpaid items. Heidi McRobie reported
Mykesha Crenshaw returned the items to associates outside of the store then pulled a knife on associates and fled on foot.
Mykesha Crenshaw was later located and arrested on theft and intimidation with a deadly weapon and incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,ELKHART,IN
12/1/12 3:20 pm
Date_Incident
12007616 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 12/1/2012 around 3:34pm, Heidi McRobie, 51, Walmart Asset Protection Specialist, reported Mykesha Crenshaw, 34, 30961
Riverbend Cr, exited the Wal Mart Supercenter located at 30830 Old US Hwy 20 with unpaid items. Heidi McRobie reported
Mykesha Crenshaw returned the items to associates outside of the store then pulled a knife on associates and fled on foot.
Mykesha Crenshaw was later located and arrested on theft and intimidation with a deadly weapon and incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,ELKHART,IN
12/1/12 3:20 pm
Date_Incident
12007612 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Recklessness
Blotter:
On 12-01-2012 at about 12:23 pm, Andrew Lehman, 33, reported his house at 1606 William Henry Ln was shot by a bullet
sometime between 11-29-2012 around noon and 12-01-2012 at about 12:15 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 1606 william henry Lane,goshen,IN
12/1/12 12:23 pm
Date_Incident
12007621 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 12-01-2012 around 10:25pm, two brothers, Thadius Jacob-Anderson, an 18 year old male and Travis Allen Lafollette, of
26970 Oak Cove Drive, got into a physical altercation with each other, causing minor bodily injury. Neither brother wanted to
persue charges.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEDBETTER, MARK,3R45
Incident Location: 26920 Oak Cove Drive,Elkhart,IN
12/1/12 10:25 pm
Date_Incident
12007623 12/02/2012
Nature of Call: ICOAB
BLOTTER:
On 12/2/2012 at about 12:15am Dominique Shaw,20,was arrested for Illegal Consumption of Alcohol by a minor. Dominique
Shaw was found inside a bar at 51425 SR19.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SIMKINS, BRAD,3R32
Incident Location: 51425 SR19,ELKHART,IN
12/2/12 12:15 am
Date_Incident
12007625 12/02/2012
Nature of Call: Public Intoxication
Blotter:
On 12-02-2012 at approximately 4:45 am, Jennifer L. Thomas, 40, was charged with public intoxication after being found in
the passenger seat of a vehicle that did not belong to her on Main St. north of CR 46. Jennifer Thomas entered the vehicle
without permission and refused to exit the vehicle until the police arrived. Jennifer Thomas failed field sobriety tests.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: MAIN STREET NORTH OF CR 46,NEW PAR
12/2/12 4:03 am
Date_Incident
12007627 12/02/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 12/2/2012, at approximately 9:48 am, Jerry A Andrews (45) reported a theft at 54413 CR 8. Jerry Andrews stated an
unknown suspect stole the tailgate off his 2002 Dodge Ram, sometime between 7:00 pm on 12/1/2012 and 7:00 am that
morning.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 54413 CR 8,MIDDLEBURY,IN
12/1/12 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007626 12/02/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 12-2-2012, at approximately 7:55am Sheriff's Deputies responded to 23525 Rye Ct, Elkhart, regarding a female suspect
stealing a GPS unit from a vehicle. Kayla Hirsch, 19, was located near CR 106 and Kershner Ln and was arrested for theft and
resisting law enforcement after she led police on a brief foot chase. Kayla Hirsch was found to be in possession of several
stolen GPS units who were subsequently returned to their owners in the area.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 23525 RYE CT,ELKHART,IN
12/2/12 7:55 am
Date_Incident
12007626 12/02/2012
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 12-2-2012, at approximately 7:55am Sheriff's Deputies responded to 23525 Rye Ct, Elkhart, regarding a female suspect
stealing a GPS unit from a vehicle. Kayla Hirsch, 19, was located near CR 106 and Kershner Ln and was arrested for theft and
resisting law enforcement after she led police on a brief foot chase. Kayla Hirsch was found to be in possession of several
stolen GPS units who were subsequently returned to their owners in the area.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 23525 RYE CT,ELKHART,IN
12/2/12 7:55 am
Date_Incident
12007626 12/02/2012
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter:
On 12-2-2012, at approximately 7:55am Sheriff's Deputies responded to 23525 Rye Ct, Elkhart, regarding a female suspect
stealing a GPS unit from a vehicle. Kayla Hirsch, 19, was located near CR 106 and Kershner Ln and was arrested for theft and
resisting law enforcement after she led police on a brief foot chase. Kayla Hirsch was found to be in possession of several
stolen GPS units who were subsequently returned to their owners in the area.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 23525 RYE CT,ELKHART,IN
12/2/12 7:55 am
Date_Incident
12007629 12/02/2012
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter:
On 12/2/2012, at approximately 12:21 pm, Rosa G Guillen (51) reported a motor vehicle theft at 57971 CR 13. Rosa Guillen
stated an unknown suspect stole her black 2011 ZHEJ moped from her driveway. The incident occurred sometime between
9:30 pm on 12/1/2012 and 10:25 am that morning.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 57971 CR 13,ELKHART,IN
12/1/12 9:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007614 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 12/1/2012 at 2:34 pm, Tammy Mullins, 41, 29352 CR 20, reported her home was burglarized between 11/30/2012 at
1:00pm, and 12/1/2012 at 2:30pm. Tammy Mullins stated miscellaneous electronics, cell phones, clothing and bathroom
supplies were stolen. There was forced entry to the residence through a locked side door. No suspects were identified at the
time of the report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 29352 CR 20,Elkhart,IN
11/30/12 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007615 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On December 1st, 2012 at around 3:40 PM Jose Ruiz, 58, 730 North Hawthorne reported that a gps unit and stereo system
were stolen out of his vehicle sometime between November 29th, 2012 at around 6:30 PM and November 30th, 2012 at around
6:00 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 730 NORTH HAWTHORNE,BRISTOL,IN
11/29/12 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007617 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On 12/1/2012 at 4:15 pm, Trana Holman, 37, 30991 Riverbend Circle, reported her 16 year old son was making threats and
being incorrigible. Intimidation and incorrigible charges were filed on the 16 year old male juvenile.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 30991 RIVERBEND CIRCLE,OSCEOLA,IN
12/1/12 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
12007617 12/01/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 12/1/2012 at 4:15 pm, Trana Holman, 37, 30991 Riverbend Circle, reported her 16 year old son was making threats and
being incorrigible. Intimidation and incorrigible charges were filed on the 16 year old male juvenile.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 30991 RIVERBEND CIRCLE,OSCEOLA,IN
12/1/12 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
12007633 12/02/2012
Nature of Call: Suicide
Blotter: On 12/2/2012 around 7:41pm, Jessica Sorgenfrei, 32, 56922 Burbank St, reported a 33 year old female left a suicidal
note at the residence and left with an unknown destination. Elkhart County Sheriff's Deputies were unable to locate the female
and the incident is still under investigation. On 12-03-2012 the 33 year old female was located and placed under 24 hour
observation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 56922 BURBANK ST,ELKHART,IN
12/2/12 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007635 12/03/2012
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 12/3/2012, at approximately 1:57 am, Josette Franklin, 35, reported her 14 year old step daughter as a runaway from 11071
SR 120, Middlebury, Indiana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 11071 SR 120,MIDDLEBURY,IN
12/3/12 1:57 am
Date_Incident
12007639 12/03/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter: On 12-03-12 at 6:23am, Gavin Hoffman (26) of 30417 Britt Ave, reported theft from his vehicles. Two of his vehicles
were entered by unlocked doors between 11:00pm on 12-02-12 and 6:00am on 12-23-12. His GPS and his wife's coach purse
were taken from one of the vehicles, and a hand bag of cosmetics was taken from the other vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 30417 BRITT Ave,ELKHART,IN
12/2/12 11:00 pm
Date_Incident

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