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Elkhart County Sheriff's Blotter 12-17-12

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, December 17, 2012
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
12007942 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 12/14/2012 at 9:00am, Marvin Grabill, 57, reported a patron at Phyl's Corner, 57968 CR 7, had run up a bar tab using a debit
card on 11/30/2012. However, when it was time for him to leave the card was declined. The business has continued to attempt
to recover the cost of the bill, but have been unable to recover the value.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LONG, WILLIAM J,3A233
Incident Location: 57968 CR 7,ELKHART,IN
11/30/12 2:30 am
Date_Incident
12007944 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Fraud
HBlotter:
On 12-14-12 at 9:38am, Jeremy Packer (36) of 72179 Adam St, reported he was alerted at 6:00pm on 12-13-12 by his bank,
First State Bank, to 2 fraudulent purchases at a Walmart in Milwaukee, WI, using his debit card number on 12-13-12.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 72179 ADAM ST,MILFORD,IN
12/13/12 12:01 am
Date_Incident
12007948 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 12/14/2012 at 1:07pm, Jack Dodson, 57, reported the theft of a firearm from his home. There was no force to the residence
and a time frame the firearm was taken is unknown.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LONG, WILLIAM J,3A233
Incident Location: 23731 RIVER DR,GOSHEN,IN
5/1/12 12:00 am
Date_Incident
12007946 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 12-14-2012, at approximately 11:42am, Paul Mast, 35, 56490 Shore Ave, Elkhart, reported that sometime between 6:00pm
on 12-13-2012 and 11:00am on 12-14-2012, an unknown suspect stole two bicycles that were parked outside his residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 56490 SHORE AVE,ELKAHRT,IN
12/13/12 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007950 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 12-14-2012 at 3:10 pm Kent R. Myers, 42, reported that between 11-20-2012 9:00 am and 12-13-2012 4:30 pm an unknown
subject entered the fenced in property located at 61022 SR 19 via unknown means and stole 43 radiators.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 61022 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
11/20/12 9:00 am
Date_Incident
12007953 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 12/14/2012 at around 5:25 pm Zanetta Meredith, 45, of 51173 State Road 19 reported an unknown subject smashed out her
back sliding glass door. Zanetta Meredith reported that the incident occurred between 8:00 am and 5:20 pm on 12/14/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 51173 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
12/14/12 8:00 am
Date_Incident
12007956 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 12/14/2012 at 9:54 PM, Anthony P Kester, 34, reported that between 12/9/2012 around 3:00 PM and 12/13/2012 around
9:30 PM, a checkbook and digital camera were stolen from his home located at 25643 Freda Dr. Apartment C in Elkhart.
Anthony P Kester stated that he believes these items were stolen by a woman who has access to his apartment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 25643 FREDA DR,ELKHART,IN
12/9/12 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007955 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 12-14-2012 at around Rafael Miranda-Vazquez, 23, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 at CR 20. He was found to
have never received a license and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 // CR 113,Elkhart,IN
12/14/12 10:10 pm
Date_Incident
12007960 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 12-15-2012 at around 12:27 am, Rocio Tovar-Pacheco, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 13 at CR 45. She was
found to have never received a license and she was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 13 // CR 45,eLKHART,IN
12/15/12 12:27 am
Date_Incident
12007954 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 12/14/2012 at 9:08 pm, Larry Byrd, 55, 51545 CR 25, reported his home was burglarized on 12/14/2012 between 10:30am
and 9:00pm. Larry Byrd stated miscellaneous electronics and jewelry were stolen. There was forced entry to the residence
through a locked side door.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 51545 CR 25,BRISTOL,IN
12/14/12 10:30 am
Date_Incident
12007959 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On 12/14/2012 at 11:30 PM, Matthew Bueter, 28, 50292 Linnwood Drive, reported that sometime between 12/13/2012 at 10:30
PM and 12/14/2012 at 8:15 AM, a suspect entered his unlocked car, stole a GPS, and then used the garage door opener to gain
access to the garage, in which an unlocked door led to the inside of his home. Matthew Bueter stated that a Coach purse
containing 2 debit cards, a wallet, a clutch, a checkbook,driver's license, Social Security card, sunglasses, and $50, was stolen
from the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 50292 LINNWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
12/13/12 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007959 12/14/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 12/14/2012 at 11:30 PM, Matthew Bueter, 28, 50292 Linnwood Drive, reported that sometime between 12/13/2012 at 10:30
PM and 12/14/2012 at 8:15 AM, a suspect entered his unlocked car, stole a GPS, and then used the garage door opener to gain
access to the garage, in which an unlocked door led to the inside of his home. Matthew Bueter stated that a Coach purse
containing 2 debit cards, a wallet, a clutch, a checkbook,driver's license, Social Security card, sunglasses, and $50, was stolen
from the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 50292 LINNWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
12/13/12 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007961 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 12-15-2012 at around 1:32 am, Anthony J Gray, 43, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 7 north of CR 20. He was
found to be intoxicated and refused field sobriety testing and chemical testing. He was found to be a habitual traffic violator and
incarcerated. A search warrant was obtained for a blood sample and chemical test results are pending.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 7 north CR 20,Elkhart,IN
12/15/12 1:32 am
Date_Incident
12007961 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Habitual Traffic Offender
Blotter
On 12-15-2012 at around 1:32 am, Anthony J Gray, 43, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 7 north of CR 20. He was
found to be intoxicated and refused field sobriety testing and chemical testing. He was found to be a habitual traffic violator and
incarcerated. A search warrant was obtained for a blood sample and chemical test results are pending.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 7 north CR 20,Elkhart,IN
12/15/12 1:32 am
Date_Incident
12007962 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: ICOAB
Blotter
On 12/15/2012 at 2:32 AM, an anonymous caller reported that there was a 15 or 16 year old male in the street being loud and
appeared to be intoxicated. The caller also advised that the subject lives at 54180 Northwood Drive. Elkhart County Sheriff's
Department Deputies responded to the residence and found a juvenile who had been consuming alcoholic beverages. The
juvenile was released to a parent.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 54180 NORTHWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
12/15/12 2:32 am
Date_Incident
12007964 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/15/2012 at approximately 3:34am Gerardo Magallanes (19) was pulled over for a traffic violation on US 33 at Sunnyside
Ave. Gerardo Magallanes was charged with Operating a vehicle while intoxicated after providing a BRAC sample of .13 at
4:55am. Gerardo Magallanes was incarcerated for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, never receiving a license, illegal
consumption of alcoholic beverage, and possession of false government identification.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: US 33/ SUNNYSIDE,ELKHART,IN
12/15/12 3:34 am
Date_Incident
12007964 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 12/15/2012 at approximately 3:34am Gerardo Magallanes (19) was pulled over for a traffic violation on US 33 at Sunnyside
Ave. Gerardo Magallanes was charged with Operating a vehicle while intoxicated after providing a BRAC sample of .13 at
4:55am. Gerardo Magallanes was incarcerated for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, never receiving a license, illegal
consumption of alcoholic beverage, and possession of false government identification.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: US 33/ SUNNYSIDE,ELKHART,IN
12/15/12 3:34 am
Date_Incident
12007964 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 12/15/2012 at approximately 3:34am Gerardo Magallanes (19) was pulled over for a traffic violation on US 33 at Sunnyside
Ave. Gerardo Magallanes was charged with Operating a vehicle while intoxicated after providing a BRAC sample of .13 at
4:55am. Gerardo Magallanes was incarcerated for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, never receiving a license, illegal
consumption of alcoholic beverage, and possession of false government identification.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: US 33/ SUNNYSIDE,ELKHART,IN
12/15/12 3:34 am
Date_Incident
12007964 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12/15/2012 at approximately 3:34am Gerardo Magallanes (19) was pulled over for a traffic violation on US 33 at Sunnyside
Ave. Gerardo Magallanes was charged with Operating a vehicle while intoxicated after providing a BRAC sample of .13 at
4:55am. Gerardo Magallanes was incarcerated for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, never receiving a license, illegal
consumption of alcoholic beverage, and possession of false government identification.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: US 33/ SUNNYSIDE,ELKHART,IN
12/15/12 3:34 am
Date_Incident
12007965 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 12-15-2012 at around 4:42 am, Michael W Rassi, 42, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 northwest of Reith Blvd.
He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test. He was found to be in possession of marijuana. He had a chemical
breath test result of .05 BrAC. He submitted to drug testing and the results are pending. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 / RIETH BLVD,Goshen,IN
12/15/12 4:42 am
Date_Incident
12007965 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 12-15-2012 at around 4:42 am, Michael W Rassi, 42, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 northwest of Reith Blvd.
He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test. He was found to be in possession of marijuana. He had a chemical
breath test result of .05 BrAC. He submitted to drug testing and the results are pending. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 / RIETH BLVD,Goshen,IN
12/15/12 4:42 am
Date_Incident
12007969 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 12-15-2012 at 12:18 pm Curtis A. Miller, 45, reported that between an unknown time on 12-8-2012 and an unknown time on
12-14-2012 his roommate removed several items from his residence including tools, small appliances, and DVDs.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 64700 CO RD 11,GOSHEN,IN
12/8/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007970 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Residential Entry
Blotter:
On 12/15/2012 around 3:15pm, Lori Vantine, 52, 21442 SR 120, reported Scotti Hixon, 18, broke a window and entered the
residence at 52429 CR 7 sometime after 12/7/2012 around 9:30am and had been living in the residence since. Scotti Hixon was
arrested for residential entry and incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 52429 CR 7,Elkhart,IN
12/10/12 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007972 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On December 15th, 2012 at around 5:59 PM Barbara Fuller, 47, 30830 Old US 20 (Wal-Mart) reported that a 20 year old
female employee was observed taking money from cash registers several times between December 7th, 2012 and December
14th, 2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,OSCEOLA,IN
12/7/12 6:38 pm
Date_Incident
12007976 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Robbery : Firearm
Blotter:
On 12/15/2012 around 11:51pm, Ruth Leer, 46, reported an unknown white female entered the 7-Eleven store located at 27119
CR 6 and demanded money while pointing a firearm at her. The female exited the store with unknown amount of money,3
packs of cigarettes and a cup of coffee.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 27119 CR 6,Elkhart,IN
12/15/12 11:40 pm
Date_Incident
12007976 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Intimidation
Blotter:
On 12/15/2012 around 11:51pm, Ruth Leer, 46, reported an unknown white female entered the 7-Eleven store located at 27119
CR 6 and demanded money while pointing a firearm at her. The female exited the store with unknown amount of money,3
packs of cigarettes and a cup of coffee.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 27119 CR 6,Elkhart,IN
12/15/12 11:40 pm
Date_Incident
12007979 12/16/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 12/16/2012 apprtoximately 3:20 am a fight was reported at the Half Time Sports bar located at 26084 CR 6 Ekhart, IN.
Upon arrival the victim John Wayne Elam (40) of Edwardsburg MI was found in the parking lot with facial injuries. An unkown
number of suspects had already left the scene. John Wayne Elam was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FISCHLER, OWEN,3R60
Incident Location: 26084 CR6,ELKHART,IN
12/16/12 3:20 am
Date_Incident
12007979 12/16/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 12/16/2012 apprtoximately 3:20 am a fight was reported at the Half Time Sports bar located at 26084 CR 6 Ekhart, IN.
Upon arrival the victim John Wayne Elam (40) of Edwardsburg MI was found in the parking lot with facial injuries. An unkown
number of suspects had already left the scene. John Wayne Elam was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FISCHLER, OWEN,3R60
Incident Location: 26084 CR6,ELKHART,IN
12/16/12 3:20 am
Date_Incident
12007978 12/16/2012
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter
On 12-16-2012 at approximately 3:30 am, Felicia McDonald, 22, stated a suspect pushed her several times at 2:49 am on
12-16-2012 . The incident occurred at 115 Braodmore Estates, Goshen, IN. She was not injured.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HICKS, MICAH,3R70
Incident Location: 115 BROADMORE ESTATES,GOSHEN,IN
12/16/12 2:49 am
Date_Incident
12007981 12/16/2012
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 12/16/2012 at approximately 9:21 AM Elsie Jackson, 70, reported that unknown suspects shattered the rear window of her
silver 2004 Ford Freestar that was parked at her residence at 58596 Helen St. The incident occurred between 12/15/2012 at
6:00 PM and 12/16/2012 at 8:00 AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 58596 HELEN ST,ELKHART,IN
12/15/12 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
12007974 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 12/15/2012 around 8:37pm, Michael Hudson, 67, reported a juvenile left the residence at 30866 Fieldstone Dr On
12/15/2012 at about 8:30pm, out the basement door without permission and did not return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 30866 FIELDSTONE DR,GRANGER,IN
12/15/12 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007974 12/15/2012
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 12/15/2012 around 8:37pm, Michael Hudson, 67, reported a juvenile left the residence at 30866 Fieldstone Dr On
12/15/2012 at about 8:30pm, out the basement door without permission and did not return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 30866 FIELDSTONE DR,GRANGER,IN
12/15/12 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
12007984 12/16/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 12/16/2012, at approximately 11:03 pm, a vehicle was stopped on Princeton at Middlebury St for equipment violations. The
driver, Jawaan Wofford, 28, was incarcerated after being found in possession of marijuana. This charge was a felony due to a
prior conviction.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: Middlebury // Princeton,Elkhart,IN
12/16/12 11:03 pm
Date_Incident
12007985 12/17/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter
On 12-17-2012 at approximately 12:33am Mary L Price, 90, of 60787 CR 17 called the Elkhart County Public Safety
Communications Center to request medical assistance for her husband. Her husband, Cornell Price, 94, was later pronounced
dead from natural causes.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 60787 Old CR 17,Goshen,IN
12/17/12 12:34 am
Date_Incident
12007986 12/17/2012
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 12-17-2012 at around 3:35 am, Elias Orduno-Ferrer, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation on Hively Ave east of Prairie St.
He was found to have never received a license and was driving on a suspended-misdemeanor license status. He was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Hively Ave east of Prairie St,Elkhart,IN
12/17/12 3:35 am
Date_Incident
12007986 12/17/2012
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 12-17-2012 at around 3:35 am, Elias Orduno-Ferrer, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation on Hively Ave east of Prairie St.
He was found to have never received a license and was driving on a suspended-misdemeanor license status. He was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Hively Ave east of Prairie St,Elkhart,IN
12/17/12 3:35 am
Date_Incident

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