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Elkhart County Police Blotter 01/03/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, January 3, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13000006 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter: On 01-01-2013 at approximately 8:15am Jeffrey Bickel, 51, reported that an unknown subject used his debit card
number without his authorization between 12-30-2012 and 12-31-2012 making 3 transactions.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 28715 CR 22,ELKHART,IN
12/30/12 6:45 pm
Date_Incident
13000007 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Habitual Traffic Offender
Blotter:
On 01/01/2013 at approximately 11:32 AM a red Plymouth Neon was stopped on CR 17 at CR 15 for a traffic violation. The
driver, Juan Carlos Echeverria, 33, was found to have a license status of Habitual Traffic Violator - Life. Juan Carlos Echeverria
was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Privileges are Forfeited for Life (C Felony).
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: CR 6 / CR 17,Elkhart,IN
1/1/13 11:32 am
Date_Incident
13000011 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 01-01-2013 at about 1:37 pm, Zachary Murr, 29, reported finding his 59 year old step father deceased in the family
residence at 53598 Kershner Ln. The Elkhart County Coroners office was notified.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 53598 KERSHNER Lane,ELKHART,IN
12/31/12 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000013 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Opium / Cocaine
Blotter:
On 1-1-2013 at 2:46 PM on 2:44 PM at 60390 Fenmore Ave. After an investigation, a search warrant secured for the residence
and it was found that methamphetamine had been manufactured inside of it. The case is to be forwarded to the Elkhart County
Prosecutors office for further review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 60390 FENMORE AV,GOSHEN,IN
1/1/13 2:46 pm
Date_Incident
13000013 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 1-1-2013 at 2:46 PM on 2:44 PM at 60390 Fenmore Ave. After an investigation, a search warrant secured for the residence
and it was found that methamphetamine had been manufactured inside of it. The case is to be forwarded to the Elkhart County
Prosecutors office for further review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 60390 FENMORE AV,GOSHEN,IN
1/1/13 2:46 pm
Date_Incident
13000013 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Common Nuisance-Operating
Blotter:
On 1-1-2013 at 2:46 PM on 2:44 PM at 60390 Fenmore Ave. After an investigation, a search warrant secured for the residence
and it was found that methamphetamine had been manufactured inside of it. The case is to be forwarded to the Elkhart County
Prosecutors office for further review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 60390 FENMORE AV,GOSHEN,IN
1/1/13 2:46 pm
Date_Incident
13000013 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 1-1-2013 at 2:46 PM on 2:44 PM at 60390 Fenmore Ave. After an investigation, a search warrant secured for the residence
and it was found that methamphetamine had been manufactured inside of it. The case is to be forwarded to the Elkhart County
Prosecutors office for further review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 60390 FENMORE AV,GOSHEN,IN
1/1/13 2:46 pm
Date_Incident
13000013 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 1-1-2013 at 2:46 PM on 2:44 PM at 60390 Fenmore Ave. After an investigation, a search warrant secured for the residence
and it was found that methamphetamine had been manufactured inside of it. The case is to be forwarded to the Elkhart County
Prosecutors office for further review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 60390 FENMORE AV,GOSHEN,IN
1/1/13 2:46 pm
Date_Incident
13000010 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Rape : Rape By Force
Blotter:
On 1/1/2013 at 12:45 pm at 175 Waterfall at the Elkhart City Police Department a 39 year old female reported her juvenile
daughter was raped about a month ago. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 175 WATERFALL,ELKHART,IN
1/1/13 12:46 pm
Date_Incident
13000008 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 01-01-2012 at approximately 11:52AM Sue Miller (74) reported that someone entered her residence, located at 55251 SR
13 and removed the contents of her purse and fled with them in an unknown direction and manner. The burglary occurred
between 12-31-2012 at approximately 10:00AM and 01-01-2013 at approximately 7:00AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 55251 SR 13,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/1/13 11:52 am
Date_Incident
13000012 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 1/1/2012 at 2:56pm, Theodore Feldman, 53, wasd found to be operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with his 17 year
old son in the vehicle. He was arrested for OWI and Neglect of a Dependent after being stopped for a traffic violation on
Stateline Road east of CR 11. Theodore Feldman was found to have a .12 Brac
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: STATELINE RD E CR 11,ELKHART,IN
1/1/13 2:56 pm
Date_Incident
13000012 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Neglect Of Dependent
Blotter:
On 1/1/2012 at 2:56pm, Theodore Feldman, 53, wasd found to be operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with his 17 year
old son in the vehicle. He was arrested for OWI and Neglect of a Dependent after being stopped for a traffic violation on
Stateline Road east of CR 11. Theodore Feldman was found to have a .12 Brac
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: STATELINE RD E CR 11,ELKHART,IN
1/1/13 2:56 pm
Date_Incident
13000015 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Robbery : Knife Or Cutting Instrument
Blotter
On 01/01/2013 at about 8:26 pm, Jamie Milnamow, 47, 23026 Cottage Grove Ct., reported that sometime between 11:00 am
and 12:58 am on 01/01/2013, a suspect made her drive around in her vehicle while he took cash from her purse and threatened
her. The suspect also struck her on the head. She was not injured.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: CR 18 E CR 117,Elkhart,IN
1/1/13 11:00 am
Date_Incident
13000015 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 01/01/2013 at about 8:26 pm, Jamie Milnamow, 47, 23026 Cottage Grove Ct., reported that sometime between 11:00 am
and 12:58 am on 01/01/2013, a suspect made her drive around in her vehicle while he took cash from her purse and threatened
her. The suspect also struck her on the head. She was not injured.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: CR 18 E CR 117,Elkhart,IN
1/1/13 11:00 am
Date_Incident
13000021 01/02/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter: On 1-2-2013 at 9:00am, Summer Fejes, 21, of 9440 W 800 N reported a theft of her wallet at the Marathon Station at
10981 CR 2. The incident occurred on 12-30-2012 between 4:30pm and 4:35pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: 10981 CR 2,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/2/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13000026 01/02/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter: On January 2, 2013 at approximately 11:24 am Steven H Lesher (63) was operating a 1948 Luscomb 8F aircraft at
Michiana Pilots Club 29580 CR 20. Steven H Lesher was slowing down on the runway after landing the aircraft when he lost
control and went off the runway and the aircraft flipped.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MINDER, NICHOLAS,3A235
Incident Location: 29580 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
1/2/13 11:24 am
Date_Incident
13000025 01/02/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter: On 1-2-2013 at 12:00pm, Sacha Rienas reported a theft from her residence at 23589 Allen Dr. Sacha Rienas stated
sometime between 12-24-2012 and 12-29-2012 a box containing RV parts was removed from her residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: EVANS, DAPHNE,3A211
Incident Location: 23589 ALLEN DR,ELKHART,IN
12/24/12 2:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000016 01/01/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 1/1/2013 at 10:03pm, Thomas Hagen,46, 56850 Elk Park Dr, Elkhart, reported an attempted theft. At around 9:11pm, a
male suspect fled the area after placing scrap metal in the back of a pickup and then abandoning the vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 56850 ELK PARK DR,ELKHART,IN
1/1/13 9:11 pm
Date_Incident
13000027 01/02/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter:
On January 2, 2012 around 2:00 pm, Kyle Moore, 21, 1826 Sue Ave, reported someone tried to initiate cell phone service
sometime prior to December 25, 2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 1826 SUE AVE,WARSAW,IN
12/20/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000035 01/02/2013
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter:
On 1/2/2013 at 9:50PM Thomas Thacker, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 20 E SR 19. He was found to be in
possession of a hypodermic needle and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: US 20 E SR 19 W/B,Elkhart,IN
1/2/13 9:50 pm
Date_Incident
13000035 01/02/2013
Nature of Call: POSSESSION OF A HYPODERMIC NEEDLE
Blotter:
On 1/2/2013 at 9:50PM Thomas Thacker, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 20 E SR 19. He was found to be in
possession of a hypodermic needle and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: US 20 E SR 19 W/B,Elkhart,IN
1/2/13 9:50 pm
Date_Incident
13000035 01/02/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 1/2/2013 at 9:50PM Thomas Thacker, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 20 E SR 19. He was found to be in
possession of a hypodermic needle and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: US 20 E SR 19 W/B,Elkhart,IN
1/2/13 9:50 pm
Date_Incident
13000037 01/03/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 01-03-2013 at approximately 12:02 AM, Robert D. Janzaruk, 61, was stopped on OLD US HWY 20 near Riverdale for a
traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .11 at 12:50 AM.
He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Old US HWY 20 west of Riverdale Drive,Elkh
1/3/13 12:02 am
Date_Incident
13000036 01/02/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On January 2, 2013 a report of a battery that occurred at Wise Manor Trailer Park, 53449 CR 9 lot 10, Elkhart, IN. The victim,
Kevin Smith (32) of Elkhart was battered by known suspect but did not wish to pursue criminal charges.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 53449 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
1/2/13 11:52 pm
Date_Incident

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