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Elkhart County Police Blotter 01/18/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, January 18, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
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
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
13000334 01/16/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 1/16/2013 Michelle Hill, 28 an employee of Bashor Children's Home at 62226 CR 15 reported she was battered by a
student at 11:15 am on 1/16/2013. Michelle Hill indicated she was pushed by an 11 year old male and did not suffer any
injuries.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,BRISTOL,IN
1/16/13 12:48 pm
Date_Incident
13000338 01/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 1-16-2013 at approximately 5:12 PM Heidi McRobbie, 51, reported a theft at 30830 Old US 20. At 5:08 pm, a suspect took a
32in TV and a surveillance system without paying.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
1/16/13 5:08 pm
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
13000348 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 1/17/2013, at approximately 11:34 am, Cynthia R Huster (55) called Jefferson Township EMS to 20237 Eagle Hill Ln for
emergency medical treatment. Cynthia Huster was unable to access any doors or windows, so medics forced entry to render
treatment to Huster. An information report was filed for the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 20237 EAGLE HILL Lane,GOSHEN,IN
1/17/13 11:20 am
Date_Incident
13000351 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On January 17, 2012 Dave Preheim (42) an employee at Concord High School 59117 Minuteman Way Elkhart, Indiana reported
a possible fraud. He advised he had been made aware of a 14 year old male student that was going through neighborhoods
stating he was selling items for a fundraiser and the student was then keeping the cash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MINDER, NICHOLAS,3A235
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTE MAN WAY,Elkhart,IN
12/1/12 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13000353 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 1-17-13 a 15 yoa female punched a 16 yoa male repeatedly in gym class at Northridge High School, Middlebury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/17/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13000352 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter
On January 17, 2013 around 2:15 pm, Phillip Nash, 57, an employee of Frontier Communications, 24373 CR 45, reported
telephone wire spools taken from the property. They were recovered earlier in the day in Osceola. The spools were taken
between 11:00am and 2:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 24373 CR 45,ELKHART,IN
1/17/13 11:00 am
Date_Incident
13000354 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
BLOTTER
On 01/17/2013 at 3:00 p.m., Jordan Kirsch, 27, advised that between 01/15/2013 at 6:01 p.m. and 01/16/2013 at 6:01 a.m.,
unknown suspect(s) removed multiple tools from a business property, located at 1800 Johnson Street.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 1800 JOHNSON ST,ELKHART,IN
1/15/13 6:01 pm
Date_Incident
13000357 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 1/17/2013 at 3:52 pm, Tara Gomillia, 31, was stopped for traffic violations in the area of CR 16 and CR 3. Tara Gomillia was
found to not have a valid driver's license and was incarcerated for driving while suspended-prior.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 16 WEST CR 3,ELKHART,IN
1/17/13 3:47 pm
Date_Incident
13000363 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On January 17, 2013 at approximately 4:45 pmTeresa Spake (50) of 29887 Florida Ave., reported that between an unknown
time on January 14, 2013 and an unknown time on January 17, 2013, locks were broken off the shed and rear garage door to
the residence. Two bicycle tires, one floor jack, and a full tool box was taken during the burglary.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 29887 FLORIDA AVE,ELKHART,IN
1/14/13 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
13000361 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 1-17-2013 at around 4:57 pm, Chad Ryan Jonas, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 45 at CR 13. He was found to
have never received a license. He also has a license status of suspended-prior. He was operating without insurance with a
prior conviction. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 13 / CR 45,Elkhart,IN
1/17/13 4:47 pm
Date_Incident
13000361 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 1-17-2013 at around 4:57 pm, Chad Ryan Jonas, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 45 at CR 13. He was found to
have never received a license. He also has a license status of suspended-prior. He was operating without insurance with a
prior conviction. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 13 / CR 45,Elkhart,IN
1/17/13 4:47 pm
Date_Incident
13000361 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1-17-2013 at around 4:57 pm, Chad Ryan Jonas, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 45 at CR 13. He was found to
have never received a license. He also has a license status of suspended-prior. He was operating without insurance with a
prior conviction. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 13 / CR 45,Elkhart,IN
1/17/13 4:47 pm
Date_Incident
13000367 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 1-17-2013 at approximately 10:30 pm, Wade Whitfield, 46, of Kingsburg, Colorado, reported that a subject living in Elkhart,
Indiana had used his Motor Carrier number in an attempt to get a shipping contract. He advised that this occurred
approximately a month ago on an unknown date and time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 33748 WCR 8,Kingsburg,IN
12/17/12 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000368 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 1/17/2013, at approximately 11:20 pm, a vehicle was stopped on CR 11 at Medford for equipment violations. The driver,
Allan Reid, 42, was incarcerated for a Elkhart City Police department warrant, and cited and released for driving while
suspended prior. The passenger, James Meyers, 46, was cited and released for possession of marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: CR 11 // Medford,Elkhart,IN
1/17/13 11:20 pm
Date_Incident
13000368 01/17/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 1/17/2013, at approximately 11:20 pm, a vehicle was stopped on CR 11 at Medford for equipment violations. The driver,
Allan Reid, 42, was incarcerated for a Elkhart City Police department warrant, and cited and released for driving while
suspended prior. The passenger, James Meyers, 46, was cited and released for possession of marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: CR 11 // Medford,Elkhart,IN
1/17/13 11:20 pm
Date_Incident
13000369 01/18/2013
Nature of Call: Drunkenness
Blotter:
On 1/18/2013, at approximately 4:23 am, deputies responded to a burglary in progress at 22877 Lake Shore Dr. John Austin
II, 29, was found walking in the roadway on Lake Shore Dr in front of the residnece. John Austin II was incarcerated for public
intoxication after failing the standard field sobriety tests, and having a certified brac of .16 at 5:31 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 22877 LAKE SHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
1/18/13 4:23 am
Date_Incident

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