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Elkhart County Police Blotter 12/12/12

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, December 12, 2012
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
12007797 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 12/10/2012 David Whisler, 55 of Forest River Wildcat at 57475 CR 3 reported theft of 9 televisions from recreational
vehicles parked on the property. Suspects cut the fence and entered the property between Sunday 12/9 at 4:30 pm and
Monday 12/10 at 5:00 am. Suspects opened the recreational vehicles and stole televisions from inside.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 57475 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
12/9/12 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007800 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/10/2012 at 9:06am, Ashley Amor, 32, 20248 US 6, was driving east on US 6 west of CR 56 when he struck a semi, went
off the roadway, and rolled his vehicle. During the investigation, Ashley Amor was found to have been driving while his license
was suspended. Ashley Amor refused to submit to sobriety testing after officers suspected impairment. Ashley Amor was
arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LONG, WILLIAM J,3A233
Incident Location: US Hwy 6 at CR 56,Nappanee,IN
12/10/12 9:06 am
Date_Incident
12007803 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter: On 12-10-2012 at approximately 11:13am Concord EMS was called to 58644 CR 111 in reference to an unresponsive
male subject lying in the grass. The male subject was found deceased and burned. This case is still under investigation in a
joint investigation between the Elkhart County Sheriff Department, Concord Fire Department, Elkhart County Coroner's Office,
and the Indiana State Fire Marshal's office.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 58644 CR 111,ELKHART,IN
12/10/12 11:13 am
Date_Incident
12007801 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 12/10/2012 at 9:45am Charles P Kelley Jr (58yrs) of Omni Source, which is located at 58282 State Road 19 reported a
trailer that was broken into on the property sometime between 12/08/2012 12:00pm and 12/10/2012 6:45am. It is unknown at
this time if anything was taken from the property. A fence was damaged on the south side of the building sometime during the
burglary.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 58282 STATE 19 RD,ELKHART,IN
12/8/12 12:05 pm
Date_Incident
12007802 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 12/10/2012 Ashley Martin, 22 of Big League Barbers at 56199 Parkway Ave reported theft of $350 from a money bag
from the business between Saturday 12/8 at 5:30 pm and Monday 12/10 at 9:45 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 56199 PARKWAY AVE,ELKHART,IN
12/8/12 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007813 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Sexual Misconduct With Minor
BLOTTER:
ON DEC. 11, 2012 THE DEPT OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A SEXUAL MISCONDUCT REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 25258 GLENMORE ST,ELKHART,IN
12/10/12 10:44 am
Date_Incident
12007808 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
On 12/10/2012 at 2:00 p.m., D'Andre C. Biller, 46, advised between 12/03/2012 at 4:10 p.m. and 12/04/2012 at 12:24 p.m.,
unknown suspect(s) removed items from the front door at 53718 Spring MIll Dr., delivered by United Parcel Service.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 53718 SPRING MILL DRIVE W,ELKHART,IN
12/3/12 4:10 pm
Date_Incident
12007809 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
BLOTTER
On 12/10/2012 at 3:00 p.m., Richard Kujawa, 34, advised on 12/10/2012 at 7:40 a.m. unknown suspect(s) removed a briefcase
and its contents from his locked, 2008 Nissan Altima located at 56919 Virginia Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 56919 VIRGINIA DR,ELKHART,IN
12/10/12 7:40 am
Date_Incident
12007812 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Attempted Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 12/10/2012 at around 2:57 pm Peggy Bontrager, 59, of 71153 CR 7, reported that a suspect attempted to gain entry into her
residence by kicking in her garage door. The suspect left the residence after she scared them away. The incident occurred at
around 2:50 pm on 12/10/2012. Peggy Bontrager reported no items were taken from the garage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 71153 CR 7,Nappanee,IN
12/10/12 2:50 pm
Date_Incident
12007784 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On 12/9/2012 at 3:20 pm, Jerry Fausnaugh, 51, reported a burglary in progress at 25229 Grover St. Two subjects were located
in the residence. This incident is under further investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 25229 GROVER ST,ELKHART,IN
12/10/12 3:20 pm
Date_Incident
12007804 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Recklessness
Blotter:
On 12/10/2012 at approximately 11:15 AM Joel Pladson, 52, reported that an unknown suspect fired a projectile into a window
of his residence. The exact time of the occurrence is unknown, but it was believed to have happened on 12/9/12 between 3:00
PM and 6:00 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 10173 Juniper Lane,Middlebury,IN
12/9/12 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007807 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 12-10-12 at 12:23pm, William Block (64) reported his cell phone was stolen at Dad's, 51425 SR 19, between 2:00am and
2:20am on 12-09-12. He contacted a person in possession of it, who met him at Dad's between 12:35pm and 12:40pm on
12-09-12 to return it to him.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 51425 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
12/9/12 2:00 am
Date_Incident
12007806 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 12/10/2012 at 12:00 pm Jose Cervantes, 32 reported theft from his truck parked in front of his house at 22345 CR 18.
Suspects stole tools from a Chevrolet pickup parked unlocked at the residence sometime between 6:00 pm on 12/9 and 12:00
pm on 12/10.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 22345 cr 45,Elkhart,IN
12/9/12 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007810 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 12/10/2012 Jacqueline Johnson, 62 of 52072 Brookstream Circle Apt N reported a fraudulent charge on her debit card
account. Suspects charged $69.87 on her debit account without permission on 12/10.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 52072 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
12/10/12 12:38 pm
Date_Incident
12007820 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On December 10, 2012 around 4:20 pm, Maria Aguilar, 40, 25258 Glenmore St, reported a 14 year old female as a runaway.
She was last seen on November 28, 2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Ahlersmeyer, Andrew,3A237
Incident Location: 25258 GLENMORE AV,ELKHART,IN
11/28/12 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007821 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 12/10/2012 at around 5:15 pm Andrea Golden, 40, of 70104 County Road 15 reported that between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM
on 12/10/2012 suspects forced entry into her residence and stole personal documents, an X-Box 360 gaming system, along
with $100.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 70104 CR 15,NEW PARIS,IN
12/10/12 8:00 am
Date_Incident
12007819 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 12/10/2012 at 4:11 pm, Jose Lopez-Nunez, 36, was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 38 and CR 19, Goshen. Jose
Lopez-Nunez was found to be operating a motor vehicle without receiving a license. Jose Lopez-Nunez also gave a false name
during the investigation. Jose Lopez-Nunez was incarcerated for operating while never receiving a license and false informing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 38 / CR 19,GOSHEN,IN
12/10/12 4:11 pm
Date_Incident
12007819 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 12/10/2012 at 4:11 pm, Jose Lopez-Nunez, 36, was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 38 and CR 19, Goshen. Jose
Lopez-Nunez was found to be operating a motor vehicle without receiving a license. Jose Lopez-Nunez also gave a false name
during the investigation. Jose Lopez-Nunez was incarcerated for operating while never receiving a license and false informing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 38 / CR 19,GOSHEN,IN
12/10/12 4:11 pm
Date_Incident
12007823 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On December 10, 2012 around 5:46 pm, Micah Siegfried, 43, 54152 Ash Rd, reported his 15 year old daughter as a runaway
after not attending school and failing to return home that day.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,Osceola,IN
12/10/12 9:00 am
Date_Incident
12007830 12/11/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 12-11-2012 around 12:50 A.M. Jeffrey N Osborne 46, was stopped in the area of SR 19 and CR 4 for a traffic violation. It
was found Jeffrey N. Osborne was intoxicated failing a field sobriety test having a result of .16 BRAC around 1:39 A.M.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 19 North of CR 4,Elkhart,IN
12/11/12 12:50 am
Date_Incident
12007831 12/11/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 12/11/2012, at approximately 1:06 am, deputies responded to a death investigation call for service at 72622 CR 133. Bruce
Furney Jr, 39, had passed away in his residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 72622 CR 133,Syracuse,IN
12/11/12 1:06 am
Date_Incident
12007824 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On December 10th, at around 5:43 PM 2012 Phillip Holmblade, 44, 54186 Highland Blvd reported that someone entered his
residence and took electronics without his permission sometime between 5:00 PM and 5:30 PM on December 10th, 2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 54186 HIGHLAND BLVD,ELKHART,IN
12/10/12 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007872 12/11/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 12-11-2012 at about 2:12 pm, Barbara Fuller, 47, an asset protection specialist with Walmart, reported a 37 year old female
cashier was observed on video taking $270 from a cash register on three occasions from Walmart located at 30830 Old US
Hwy 20.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,ELKHART,IN
11/15/12 3:26 pm
Date_Incident
12007825 12/10/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 12/10/2012 around 5:12pm, Shannon Schrock, 35, reported an unknown person(s) broke the back door of her residence at
736 Arbor St between 7:00Am and 3:45pm on that same day and stole several electronic items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 736 Arbor ST,Bristol,IN
12/10/12 7:00 am
Date_Incident
12007879 12/11/2012
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On December 11th, 2012 at around 4:13 PM Paula Fairchild ,61, 1316 Cedar brook Ct, reported that a 27 year old male had
possibly taken 25 Trazadone pills at 15910 ISAAC DR to commit suicide. The male subject was located and transported
Goshen Hospital for a 24 hour commitment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 15910 ISAAC DR,GOSHEN,IN
12/11/12 4:13 pm
Date_Incident
12007879 12/11/2012
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On December 11th, 2012 at around 4:13 PM Paula Fairchild ,61, 1316 Cedar brook Ct, reported that a 27 year old male had
possibly taken 25 Trazadone pills at 15910 ISAAC DR to commit suicide. The male subject was located and transported
Goshen Hospital for a 24 hour commitment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 15910 ISAAC DR,GOSHEN,IN
12/11/12 4:13 pm
Date_Incident
12007877 12/11/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On December 11, 2012 at approximately 5:00 pm Juan Hernandez (47) of Elkhart, Indiana was Incarecerated at the Elkhart
County Jail on the charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after being stopped for a traffic violation. A certified breath
test showed his breath alcohol content to be .09 percent.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MINDER, NICHOLAS,3A235
Incident Location: Hively Ave/Prairie St,Elkhart,IN
12/11/12 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007883 12/12/2012
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 12-12-2012 at around 1:15 am, a 28 year old male was stopped on CR 9 north of CR 4 while walking. He refused to identify
and his identity was determined. Charges are pending prosecutor's office review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 9 N CR 6,Elkhart,IN
12/12/12 1:15 am
Date_Incident

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