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Elkhart County Police Blotter 01/17/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, January 17, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13000308 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 01-15-13 at 9:27am, Brynn Butler (63) of 24655 CR 20, reported her 17 year old foster son left home between 11:00pm on
01-14-13 and 8:00am on 01-15-13 without her knowledge or permission, and failed to report to school that day. The juvenile
returned home that afternoon.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 24655 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
1/14/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000309 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter: On 01-15-13 at 9:30am, Cheryl Warner (61) reported her vehicle was struck by another while she was parked at work
at 30830 Old US 20 between 9:30am and 6:30pm on 01-14-13. A witness had left a note on Cheryl Warner's vehicle identifying
the suspect vehicle, driver, and plate number, all matching a return from the BMV on the plate. A message was left for the
suspect to contact police, as he was not home at the time of the initial investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
1/14/13 9:30 am
Date_Incident
13000313 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On January 15, 2013 at 12:58pm, Malaina J Weldy(18) of 64624 CR13 reported a theft from her bank account which occurred
on January 4, 2013 in the amount of $47.05.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 64624 CR13,GOSHEN,IN
1/4/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000312 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter: On 01-15-13 at 12:41pm, Timothy Matteson (47) of 30176 Susan St, reported burglary of his residence. Between
8:30am and 12:30pm on 01-15-13, the front door to the residence was forced open. Drawers and cabinets were gone through
throughout the residence. A Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Game Cube, with controllers and Wii Fit Pad, and 22 games for the game
systems were taken from the living room.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 30176 SUSAN ST,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 8:30 am
Date_Incident
13000310 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On 01-15-2013 at approximately 11:23AM Ronald Davidhizar, 71 reported that a residence that he was renovating, located at
22131 Mississippi Ave, Goshen was burglarized. The suspect(s) entered the residence in an unknown manner and removed
electrical wire and damaged walls, windows, and doors. The burglary occurred between 01-14-2013 at approximately 4:00PM
and 01-15-2013 at approximately 11:00AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 22131 MISSISSIPPI AVE,GOSHEN,IN
1/14/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000315 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On 1/15/2013 at 1:32pm, I responded to 24523 CR 26, Elkhart, in reference a verbal fight. The caller, Jonathan Jordan, advised
that he felt as though the power of attorney for a friend was taking money from an elderly female at the residence. Adult
Protective Services was advised of the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 24523 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 1:32 pm
Date_Incident
13000319 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
An 18 yr old male left Northridge High School, Middlebury and failed to return to Bashor Home in violation of a court order
placement on 1-15-13 at approx. 11:40am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/15/13 11:40 am
Date_Incident
13000318 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter
On 1/15/2013 at 2:26pm, Tyler Maule, 30, was stopped for not wearing his seatbelt in the area of US Hwy 6 and SR 19. Tyler
Maule was found to not have a valid driver's license, and be in the possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. Tyler
Maule was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: US HWY 6 EAST SR 19,NAPPANEE,IN
1/15/13 2:26 pm
Date_Incident
13000318 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 1/15/2013 at 2:26pm, Tyler Maule, 30, was stopped for not wearing his seatbelt in the area of US Hwy 6 and SR 19. Tyler
Maule was found to not have a valid driver's license, and be in the possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. Tyler
Maule was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: US HWY 6 EAST SR 19,NAPPANEE,IN
1/15/13 2:26 pm
Date_Incident
13000318 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 1/15/2013 at 2:26pm, Tyler Maule, 30, was stopped for not wearing his seatbelt in the area of US Hwy 6 and SR 19. Tyler
Maule was found to not have a valid driver's license, and be in the possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. Tyler
Maule was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: US HWY 6 EAST SR 19,NAPPANEE,IN
1/15/13 2:26 pm
Date_Incident
13000317 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter
On January 15, 2012 around 1;55 pm, Dennis Yoder, 32, 11359 CR 20, reported sometime between July and October 2012
someone opened Comcast service using his identity, at an address on South Bend where he has never lived.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 11359 CR 20,Middlebury,IN
7/1/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000321 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 01-15-2013 at about 4:55 pm, Karah Richard, 35, 30966Riverbend Cr, reported her 15 year old daughter as a runaway.
Investigation showed the 15 year old daughter battered Karah Richard. A case was taken for battery and the Department of
Child Services was dispatched to the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 30966 riverbend CT,osceola,IN
1/15/13 4:55 pm
Date_Incident
13000321 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On 01-15-2013 at about 4:55 pm, Karah Richard, 35, 30966Riverbend Cr, reported her 15 year old daughter as a runaway.
Investigation showed the 15 year old daughter battered Karah Richard. A case was taken for battery and the Department of
Child Services was dispatched to the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 30966 riverbend CT,osceola,IN
1/15/13 4:55 pm
Date_Incident
13000322 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Recovery Stolen Property, Vehicles Etc.
Blotter: On 1/15/2013 at 5:09PM Mark Underwood, 65, reported that he found a bowling bag containing bowling shoes and two
bowling balls on his property of 25220 Downey St Elkhart, IN.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 25220 DUNNY ST,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 5:09 pm
Date_Incident
13000333 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON JAN. 16, 2013 THE DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHINS REPORT TO THE ELKHART COUNTY
SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 10537 SR 120,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/15/13 2:19 pm
Date_Incident
13000320 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 01-15-2013, at about 3:30 PM, Beverly Morgan (58) of 54000 Thrash Lane reported sometime in the late morning or early
afternoon the residence was forcibly entered and several items were taken, including a TV, 2 laptops, a jewelry box with jewelry,
and a digital camera.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GLEDHILL, NORMA,3R75
Incident Location: 54523 Thrash Lane,Elkhart,IN
1/15/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13000316 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 1/15/2013 at 2:45pm, Spencer Bushong,27, 22924 Leslie Ln, Elkhart, reported theft of Aderrall from his unlocked vheicle,
sometime between 12:00am and 6:00am on 1/15/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 22924 LESLIE LANE,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13000324 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Sexual Battery
Blotter
On January 15, 2012 around 7:15 pm, an Elkhart County resident reported a sexual battery that occurred in Elkhart county
between September 2012 and 01/15/2013. The Elkhart County Sheriffs Department and DCS are investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 60391 FENMORE AVE,ELKHART,IN
9/1/12 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13000323 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1/15/2013 around 6:29pm, Andrea Pope, 32, reported a male had a possible knife wound to the abdominal area outside her
residence at 60377 Missouri Ave. The male was transported to Memorial Hospital in South Bend for treatment. The Elkhart
County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, RANDY,3A266
Incident Location: 60377 MISSOURI AVE,GOSHEN,IN
1/15/13 6:26 pm
Date_Incident
13000326 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter
On January 15, 2013 around 8:30 pm, Jennifer Underwood, 38, 58175 Meadow Lark, reported sometime between 6:30-8:30
pm, her son's gaming system was stolen from the residence by a suspect.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 58175 MEADOW LARK,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000327 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 01/15/2013 at around 10:40 Jason Franklin, 42 disregarded a traffic light at US 33 near Concord Mall Dr. while driving his
red Ford truck and struck a tan Cadillac causing damge to both vehicles. Jason Franklin then drove away from the scene and
was stopped by Elkhart County Sheriff's Deputies near US 33 and US 20. Jason Franklin then failed standard field sobriety
tests and had a brac. of .19 at 11:48 pm. Jason Franklin was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: US 33 south of US 20,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 10:40 pm
Date_Incident
13000327 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 01/15/2013 at around 10:40 Jason Franklin, 42 disregarded a traffic light at US 33 near Concord Mall Dr. while driving his
red Ford truck and struck a tan Cadillac causing damge to both vehicles. Jason Franklin then drove away from the scene and
was stopped by Elkhart County Sheriff's Deputies near US 33 and US 20. Jason Franklin then failed standard field sobriety
tests and had a brac. of .19 at 11:48 pm. Jason Franklin was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: US 33 south of US 20,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 10:40 pm
Date_Incident
13000329 01/16/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter: On 01-16-2013 at approximately 7:00am the Elkhart County Sheriff Department was called to 57766 SR 19 in reference
to a male subject that requested an ambulance due to trying to harm himself after swallowing numerous pills. The male subject
was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 57766 SR 19,Elkhart,IN
1/16/13 7:00 am
Date_Incident
13000330 01/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
BLOTTER
On 01/16/2013 at 8:45 a.m., Cheryl Hall, 58, advised on 01/15/2013 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., unknown suspect(s)
removed items from her 2008 Chysler 3LX located at 52124 Tifton Pl.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 52124 TIFTON Place,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13000330 01/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
BLOTTER:
THE ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT ASSISTED A FEMALE SUBJECT WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 52124 TIFTON Place,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13000325 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 1/15/2013 at 8:01PM Patricia Rumbaugh, 59, reported that two suspects got into a fist fight at their residence of 28185
Fieldhouse Ave Elkhart, IN. An adult male suffered scratches to his head and a juvenile female had redness to her face.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 28185 FIELDHOUSE AVE,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 7:55 pm
Date_Incident
13000325 01/15/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 1/15/2013 at 8:01PM Patricia Rumbaugh, 59, reported that two suspects got into a fist fight at their residence of 28185
Fieldhouse Ave Elkhart, IN. An adult male suffered scratches to his head and a juvenile female had redness to her face.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 28185 FIELDHOUSE AVE,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 7:55 pm
Date_Incident
13000331 01/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 1/16/2013, at approximately 10:25 am, Marvin J Schmucker (40) reported a theft at 54087 Shadow Hill Ln. Marvin
Schmucker stated a Titan Industrial generator was stolen from the job site on Shadow Hill Ln on 11/10/2012 and was found at a
pawn shop in Elkhart on 1/16/2013. The generator was located and released to Marvin Schmucker when the report was filed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 54087 SHADOW HILL Lane,MIDDLEBURY,IN
11/10/12 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13000335 01/16/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On January 16, 2013 around 2:16 pm, Donna Swank, 74, 20551 SR 120, reported her residence had been burglarized
sometime between 10:30am-2:00 pm. She reported a television and medication taken. There was no sign of forced entry.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 20551 SR 120,Bristol,IN
1/16/13 10:30 am
Date_Incident
13000340 01/16/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 1/16/2013 at 9:17pm Christopher Vaughn, 38, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and have a warrant as
the passenger of e vehicle stopped for a traffic violation on Cassopolis St/CR 4.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Cassopolis St/CR 4,,IN
1/16/13 9:17 pm
Date_Incident

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