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Elkhart County Police Blotter 01/25/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, January 25, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13000482 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On January 23, 2013 at 8:53am Denise Morrison(46) of 4046 Shawnee Drive, reported her 12 year old daughter as an
Incorrigible. The 12 year old did not want to attend school. She was taken to school where she attends.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 4046 SHAWNEE DRIVE,GOSHEN,IN
1/23/13 8:53 am
Date_Incident
13000483 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 1/23/2013 at 9:18 am Sandra Arnold, 70 of 53586 CR 27 Lot 40 was found deceased in her home. The Elkhart County
Sheriff's Department and Coroner's office are investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 53586 CO 27 RD,BRISTOL,IN
1/23/13 9:18 am
Date_Incident
13000487 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 1/23/2013 at 3:29PM Ronald Shoemaker, 61, reported that his residence of 22729 CR 28, was forcibly entered between
8:30 am and 3:00 pm, and electronics, currency, and a safe were stolen from the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 22729 CR 28,GOSHEN,IN
1/23/13 8:30 am
Date_Incident
13000514 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON JAN. 24, 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: 54186 HIGHLAND BLVD,ELKHART,IN
1/23/13 12:55 pm
Date_Incident
13000493 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On Juanuary 23, 2013 around 6:42 pm, John McKibbin, 42, 114 W Washington, reported being struck by his step-son during
which he received a laceration to his lip, lost teeth, and suffered an unknown injury to his jaw. Devin Jordan, 19, was arrested
for battery causing serious bodily injury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 114 W WASHINGTON ST,MILLERSBURG,IN
1/23/13 6:15 pm
Date_Incident
13000494 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter
On January 23, 2013 at approximately 6:10 pm Julie Slater (46) of 14169 Claire Ln reported a 14 year old male being violent
and attempting to cut himself. The 14 year old juvenile was transported to Epworth center in South Bend for treatment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 14169 CLAIRE LANE,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/23/13 6:10 pm
Date_Incident
13000494 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On January 23, 2013 at approximately 6:10 pm Julie Slater (46) of 14169 Claire Ln reported a 14 year old male being violent
and attempting to cut himself. The 14 year old juvenile was transported to Epworth center in South Bend for treatment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 14169 CLAIRE LANE,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/23/13 6:10 pm
Date_Incident
13000501 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter:
On 01-23-2013 at approximately 10:36 pm, an Elkhart adult female reported being the victim of sexual battery, strangulation,
and domestic battery by her estranged husband.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 57895 MORGAN ST,ELKHART,IN
1/23/13 9:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000501 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Strangulation
Blotter:
On 01-23-2013 at approximately 10:36 pm, an Elkhart adult female reported being the victim of sexual battery, strangulation,
and domestic battery by her estranged husband.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 57895 MORGAN ST,ELKHART,IN
1/23/13 9:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000501 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On 01-23-2013 at approximately 10:36 pm, an Elkhart adult female reported being the victim of sexual battery, strangulation,
and domestic battery by her estranged husband.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 57895 MORGAN ST,ELKHART,IN
1/23/13 9:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000505 01/24/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 1-24-2013 at approximately 3:47 am, Benjamin Cruz, 33, was stopped in the area of CR 6 and CR 7 in Elkhart, Indiana for
several traffic violations, and for leaving the scene of a property damage crash. Benjamin Cruz struck a speed limit sign, and
left the scene of the crash. He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .14
at 5:28 am. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 // Emerson Drive,Elkhart,IN
1/24/13 3:47 am
Date_Incident
13000505 01/24/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 1-24-2013 at approximately 3:47 am, Benjamin Cruz, 33, was stopped in the area of CR 6 and CR 7 in Elkhart, Indiana for
several traffic violations, and for leaving the scene of a property damage crash. Benjamin Cruz struck a speed limit sign, and
left the scene of the crash. He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .14
at 5:28 am. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 // Emerson Drive,Elkhart,IN
1/24/13 3:47 am
Date_Incident
13000503 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 01/23/2013 at around 11:43 pm, Ronald Cable, 55 reported a vehicle colliding with his mailbox at 27167 CR 30. The driver
left the scene of the collision on foot.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 27167 CR 30,ELKHART,IN
1/23/13 11:43 pm
Date_Incident
13000513 01/24/2013
Nature of Call: Failure To Register
Blotter
On January 24, 2013 at around 11:30AM, Andrew Lee Bender (22) was arrested at 1128 Cassopolis St for failing to register as
a sex offender as required by Indiana law. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail on the charge of Failure to Register, a
Class D Felony.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
12/30/12 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13000489 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On 1/23/2013 at 4:50pm, Krystal Devore, 27, 29970 CR 24, reported a suspect sent a text message on 1/18/2013 and again on
1/23/2013 in violation of a protection order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 29970 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
1/18/13 4:31 pm
Date_Incident
13000490 01/23/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 1-23-2013 at approximately 4:52 PM Alice Pifer, 40, reported the theft of several movies, video games,a Nintendo DS and
an Xbox 360 from her residence of 25109 Synder between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 25109 SNYDER,ELKHART,IN
1/23/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13000519 01/24/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
BLOTTER
On 01/24/2013 at 11:15 a.m. Tiffany McKnatt, 43, advised on 01/11/2013 at 9:01 a.m. unknown suspect(s) removed a handicap
vehicle, visor tag from her vehicle located at 1641 Harrision Ridge Lln.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 1641 HARRISON RIDGE LANE,GOSHEN,IN
1/11/13 9:01 am
Date_Incident
13000524 01/24/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 01/24/2013 Kristin Horn, 41, of 11466 County Road 52, reported subjects entered her residence by force and took a flat
screen TV and several eletronical items. Kristin Horm reported that the incident occurred between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm on
01/24/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 11446 CR 52,SYRACUSE,IN
1/24/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13000528 01/24/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 01/24/2013 at approximately 5:08 PM, Michele Roberts, 40, reported that sometime between 01/23/2013 around 9:00 AM
and 01/24/2013 at around 4:00 PM, a suspect crashed a vehicle into her unoccupied vehicle while it was sitting outside her
home located at 27472 Bison Ridge. The suspect did not stop to report the crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 27472 BISON RIDGE,ELKHART,IN
1/23/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13000533 01/24/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 01/24/2013 Sergio Rodarte, 43, of 16308 County Road 138, reported that subject(s) entered his residence by removing a
windown screen and took a stove and refrigerator from the kitchen. Sergio Rodarte reported that the incident occurred between
6:00 am and 6:30 pm on 01/24/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 14844 CR 38,GOSHEN,IN
1/24/13 6:00 am
Date_Incident
13000539 01/25/2013
Nature of Call: Contributing To Delinquency Of Minor
Blotter
On 1-25-2013 at around 12:59 am, a 16 year old juvenile was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 43 and CR 146. She and a 19
year old passenger, Maria Miller, were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. The juvenile was found to be driving
without ever receiving a license. Maria Miller was cited and released to appear in court and the juvenile was released to a
parent pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 43 / CR 146,Millersburg,IN
1/25/13 12:59 am
Date_Incident
13000539 01/25/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 1-25-2013 at around 12:59 am, a 16 year old juvenile was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 43 and CR 146. She and a 19
year old passenger, Maria Miller, were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. The juvenile was found to be driving
without ever receiving a license. Maria Miller was cited and released to appear in court and the juvenile was released to a
parent pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 43 / CR 146,Millersburg,IN
1/25/13 12:59 am
Date_Incident
13000539 01/25/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 1-25-2013 at around 12:59 am, a 16 year old juvenile was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 43 and CR 146. She and a 19
year old passenger, Maria Miller, were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. The juvenile was found to be driving
without ever receiving a license. Maria Miller was cited and released to appear in court and the juvenile was released to a
parent pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 43 / CR 146,Millersburg,IN
1/25/13 12:59 am
Date_Incident
13000540 01/25/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
blotter:
On 1-25-2013 at approximately 12:33 am, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department received unconfirmed narcotics information
from a male in Goshen, Indiana. Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies are investigating further.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
1/25/13 12:33 am
Date_Incident

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