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Elkhart County Sheriff's Blotter 12-31-12

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, December 31, 2012
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
12008220 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 12-28-2012 at approximately 8:52AM Randi Edwards (59) was found deceased inside her residence, located at 56882
Southgate. Randi Edwards had several medical issues that may have contributed to her death.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 56882 SOUTHGATE,ELKHART,IN
12/28/12 8:52 am
Date_Incident
12008225 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 12/28/2012 at 11:30am, Larry Todt, 67, 57709 CR 1, reported his mailboxes were struck by an unknown driver. The
mailboxes were destroyed and the vehicle left south on CR 1. The vehicle is described as an older blue passenger car.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LONG, WILLIAM J,3A233
Incident Location: 57709 CR 1,ELKHART,IN
12/28/12 10:45 am
Date_Incident
12008232 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter: Amanda Carlisle of Elkhart reported the theft of a debit card from an unlocked vehicle. The incident occurred on
12/25/2012 in the 28000 block of CR 22, Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOLLOMAN, BRIAN,3A181
Incident Location: 28715 CR 22,ELKHART,IN
12/25/12 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
12008234 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On12-28-2012 at approximately 1:29 PM Darren Hestad 37, reported a vehicle drove onto his property at 28975 CR 24
sometime between 10:oo am and 11:45 am damaging a mail box, a stop sign, and a gas line marker and then the vehicle fled
the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 28975 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
12/28/12 10:00 am
Date_Incident
12008235 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter
On 12/28/2012 at 2:37pm, Tayler Miller,20, 26553 Fields Farm Trl, Elkhart, reported Identity theft. Tayler Miller reported that a
family member used her name and date of birth during an arrest on 12/18/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 7//CR 6,ELKHART,IN
12/18/12 4:00 am
Date_Incident
12008235 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 12/28/2012 at 2:37pm, Tayler Miller,20, 26553 Fields Farm Trl, Elkhart, reported Identity theft. Tayler Miller reported that a
family member used her name and date of birth during an arrest on 12/18/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 7//CR 6,ELKHART,IN
12/18/12 4:00 am
Date_Incident
12008237 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Harssment
Blotter
On 12/28/2012 at 4:05, Tiffany Malone, 30, 53217 CR 9, Elkhart, reported that police were falsely called by a suspect regarding
a male being at the residence. The same suspect sent threatening text messages and made false reports to the Department of
Child Services on 12/28/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 53217 CR 9,Elkhart,IN
12/28/12 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
12008240 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 12-28-2012 at 5:21 pm Jeremy Frye, 28, reported that he had unintentionally shot himself in the hand at the residence
located at 66099 Grasslands Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 66099 Grasslands Lane,Goshen,IN
12/28/12 5:21 pm
Date_Incident
12008244 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/28/2012, at approximately 11:00 pm, a vehicle was stopped on Greene Rd at Bashor for traffic violations. The driver,
Servando Garcia Pina, 39, was incarcerated for operating while intoxicated after failing the standardized field sobriety tests, and
having a certified brac of .12 at 11:41 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: GREENE RD // BASHOR,GOSHEN,IN
12/28/12 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
12008241 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 12-28-2012 at approximately 6:22 PM Amanda Belt, 32, reported her daughter Nikita Belt,13, was battered and choked at
54152 Ash Rd between 5:00 PM and 5:20 PM. Nikita Belt suffered bruises to her neck and bruising under each eye.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,Elkhart,IN
12/28/12 4:45 pm
Date_Incident
12008245 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/28/2012, around 11:36pm Anthony M Lewis, 22, was stopped for traffic violation of reckless driving high rate of speed
on Ash Road north of CR 16. Anthony M Lewis failed field sobriety test at the scene and was found to have a .08 BRAC around
12:14am and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: ASH RD N CR 16,ELKHART,IN
12/28/12 11:36 pm
Date_Incident
12008245 12/28/2012
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12/28/2012, around 11:36pm Anthony M Lewis, 22, was stopped for traffic violation of reckless driving high rate of speed
on Ash Road north of CR 16. Anthony M Lewis failed field sobriety test at the scene and was found to have a .08 BRAC around
12:14am and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: ASH RD N CR 16,ELKHART,IN
12/28/12 11:36 pm
Date_Incident
12008248 12/29/2012
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter:
On 12/29/2012 at approximately 11:52 AM Tessa Shidler, 28, reported that she was receiving phone calls while she was at her
residence at 51986 Jenny Ln, from a 37 year old male, who she has a protection order against.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 51986 JENNY Lane,ELKHART,IN
12/28/12 8:22 pm
Date_Incident
12008250 12/29/2012
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 12/29/2012 Felica McDonald, 22, of 1012 N, 6 th Street reported theft of her residence at 115 Broadmore Estates. Fecila
McDonald reported that a DVD/VCR player, vaccum cleaner, a recliner along with a mattress were taken from the residence.
Felica McDonald reported that the incident occurred between 12/26/2012 and 12/29/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 115 BROADMORE EST,GOSHEN,IN
12/26/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
12008247 12/29/2012
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 12/29/2012 at 9:45am, Duane Jaskolka, 36, 21184 Fawn River, reported the unauthorized financial transactions from his
bank account. The web-based transactions occured between 12/27/2012 and 12/29/2012 totalling $98.91.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LONG, WILLIAM J,3A233
Incident Location: 21184 FAWN RIVER CT,GOSHEN,IN
12/27/12 12:00 am
Date_Incident
12008255 12/29/2012
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 12-29-2012 at approximately 5:34 PM Melissa Barth. 37, reported that an unknown suspect attempted to make and online
purchase using her name and address at 14589 US Hwy 20. It was unknown if the purchase was fraudulently attempted with
an existing credit card or a case of identity theft with a new credit card.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 14589 US 20 HWY,MIDDLEBURY,IN
12/29/12 4:28 pm
Date_Incident
12008263 12/30/2012
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 12/30/2012 at 11:02am, James Beadle, 63, 54152Ash Rd, reported the theft of items from his Recreation Vehicle in storage.
Sometime between 12/1/2012 and 12/30/2012, unknown persons forced entry into his RV and removed fishing tackle, a
television, and two propane tanks.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LONG, WILLIAM J,3A233
Incident Location: 22170 CR 4,Elkhart,IN
12/1/12 12:00 am
Date_Incident
12008264 12/29/2012
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On December 29th, 2012 at around 4:39 PM Adam Salvagni , 38, 53440 Pinebrook Dr reported that a 17 year old male was
kicked out of his residence at 2654 Alpine Fir Lane. The Department of Child Servives was contacted.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 2654 ALPINE FIR Lane,GOSHEN,IN
12/29/12 4:41 pm
Date_Incident
12008265 12/30/2012
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 12/30/2012 at around 2:15 pm Todd Rhodes, 51, of 212 S. Michigan Street, was found to be unconscious and unresponsive
at his mothers residence at 56316 Burr Street. Todd Rhodes was under medical treatment for terminal stomach cancer at the
time of death.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 56316 BURR,ELKHART,IN
12/30/12 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
12008252 12/29/2012
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 12/30/2012 at 3:16 pm, Ty Hayes, 30, 56690 Boss Blvd, reported that he had sent $1600.00 through Western Union to The
United Kingdom while involved with an online Craigslist scam. Ty Hayes did not know if the suspects receiving the money had
given him accurate contact information. A theft report was filed for the stolen money.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 56690 BOSS BLVD,ELKHART,IN
12/26/12 9:50 pm
Date_Incident
12008267 12/30/2012
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On December 30th, 2012 at around 4:00 PM Bonita Waltz, 64, 65844 Tropicana reported that a suspect entered her residence
sometime between December 25th, 2012 and December 29th, 2012 and stole collectors coins and jewelry.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 65844 TROPICANA AVE,GOSHEN,IN
12/30/12 3:59 pm
Date_Incident
12008269 12/30/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 12/30/2012 at 9:46PM Justin Anderson, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St east of Cassopolis St. Justin
Anderson was found to be in possession of a narcotic drug, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, and was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Bristol E Cassopolis,Elkhart,IN
12/30/12 9:46 pm
Date_Incident
12008269 12/30/2012
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 12/30/2012 at 9:46PM Justin Anderson, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St east of Cassopolis St. Justin
Anderson was found to be in possession of a narcotic drug, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, and was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Bristol E Cassopolis,Elkhart,IN
12/30/12 9:46 pm
Date_Incident
12008269 12/30/2012
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 12/30/2012 at 9:46PM Justin Anderson, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St east of Cassopolis St. Justin
Anderson was found to be in possession of a narcotic drug, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, and was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Bristol E Cassopolis,Elkhart,IN
12/30/12 9:46 pm
Date_Incident
12008271 12/31/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 12/31/2012 at approximately 1:01am Brock A. Bowers (30) was pulled over on CR 6 near CR 9 for an equipment violation.
Brock A. Bowers was found to be operating while intoxicated with a BRAC of .15 and was incarcerated at the Elkhart County
Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: CR 6/ CR 9,ELKHART,IN
12/31/12 1:01 am
Date_Incident
12008273 12/31/2012
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On December 31 at approximately 4:18am April Johnson (32) was incarcerated for operating a vehicle while intoxicated after
crashing her vehicle at CR10 and Kehres St. in Elkhart, Indiana. April Johnson failed standard field sobriety tests and had a
brac. of .16 at 4:18 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 54153 Kehres St,ELKHART,IN
12/31/12 3:23 am
Date_Incident

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