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Elkhart County Police Blotter 01/30/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, January 30, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13000607 01/28/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 1/28/2013 Jim Brown, 41 of 22411 Pine Arbor Dr. Apt 1B reported burglary to his residence. Suspects forced open the
front door to the residence sometime during the day of 1/28/2013. Inventory of items stolen is still being completed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 22411 PINE ARBOR DR,ELKHART,IN
1/28/13 1:17 pm
Date_Incident
13000619 01/28/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON JAN. 29, 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: 29436 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
1/28/13 3:25 pm
Date_Incident
13000615 01/28/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter
On 01/28/2013 at approximately 11:00pm Theodore Luangasa, 25, reported that his girlfriend battered him by scratching his
face and biting him while at their residence located at 23675 Broadway Blvd on 01/27/2013 at approximately 4:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 23675 BROADWAY BLVD,ELHART,IN
1/27/13 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000614 01/28/2013
Nature of Call: Fire Investigation
Blotter:
On January 28th, 2013 Rich Matteson, 41, 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY reported that a Concord Schol bus caught fire as a result
of a electrical fire. A case report was taken to document the damage to the school bus.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,Elkhart,IN
1/28/13 7:49 pm
Date_Incident
13000610 01/28/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 1/28/2013 at 4:37 PM Deborah Hiler, 36, reported that her IPAD was stolen from her residence of 24860 Walton Dr Elkhart,
IN sometime between 2/7/2012 and 2/20/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 24860 WALTON DR S,ELKHART,IN
2/7/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000616 01/28/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On 01/28/2013 at around 11:30 pm, Micah Fenwick, 22, reported concerns about a student's facebook post.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 121 N Division ST,Elkhart,IN
1/28/13 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000623 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Harssment
Blotter:
On 1-29-13 the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department received information that a 13 yr old male student made a threatning
comment while writing a paper in class at a school in Elkhart County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56691 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/29/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13000625 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
BLOTTER
On 1-29-2013 around 1 PM, Emily S Ryman 27 reported that her juvenile son was battered at a local junior high school by
another juvenile male on 1-28-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: REAVES, JASON,3A195
Incident Location: 58903 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
1/28/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000625 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
BLOTTER
On 1-29-2013 around 1 PM, Emily S Ryman 27 reported that her juvenile son was battered at a local junior high school by
another juvenile male on 1-28-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: REAVES, JASON,3A195
Incident Location: 58903 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
1/28/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000626 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter
On 1/29/2013 at 12:52PM Mark E Leahy, 48, crashed his 1993 Geo Tracker at CR 17/CR 46 after a vehicle pursuit that started
in Edwardsburg Michigan. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated and resisting law
enforcement.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Nappanee/John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,IN
1/29/13 12:52 pm
Date_Incident
13000626 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 1/29/2013 at 12:52PM Mark E Leahy, 48, crashed his 1993 Geo Tracker at CR 17/CR 46 after a vehicle pursuit that started
in Edwardsburg Michigan. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated and resisting law
enforcement.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Nappanee/John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,IN
1/29/13 12:52 pm
Date_Incident
13000627 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 01-29-2013 at about 1:49 pm, Nina Ottman, Asset Protection at Walmart, 30830 Old US Hwy 20, reported a white male stole
about $200 worth of DVD movies at about 1:30 pm that day.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,,IN
1/29/13 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000628 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On January 29, 2013 around 2:40 pm, Tina Weaver, 42, 23635 Stonegate Ct, reported her debit card information had been
used to make an unauthorized transaction. She still had her card in her possession.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 23635 Stonegate CT,Elkhart,IN
1/25/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000634 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
BLOTTER:
On 1/29/13 Cassey Pifer, 43, of Elkhart report that items owned by her, her mother Minnie Waugh and Justina Pifer were stolen
from her mother's residence on 1/29/13, at 25109 Snyder St, Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SIMKINS, BRAD,3R32
Incident Location: 25109 SNYDER,ELKHART,IN
1/29/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000637 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Robbery : Firearm
Blotter
On 1/29/2013 at 8:05pm, Mitchell Morton, 27, reported a robbery of Marathon at 51451 SR 19. Two suspects entered the store
displaying handguns and took cash and cigarettes before fleeing the area.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 51451 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
1/29/13 8:05 pm
Date_Incident
13000640 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 1-29-2013 at approximately 10:08 pm, Laura Szynski, 38, reported that her 15 year old daughter was not listening and had
been drinking alcoholic beverages at her residence in the 30000 block of Janet in Granger, Indiana
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 30897 JANET,GRANGER,IN
1/29/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000642 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: ICOAB
Blotter
On 01/29/2013 at around 11:52 pm, Zachary Wilson, 19 was stopped on Peddlers Village at US 33 in Goshen for a traffic
violation. Zachary Wilson and the passenger Tyler Kuhl, 19 were incarcerated for illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: Peddlers Village Rd / US 33,Goshen,IN
1/29/13 11:52 pm
Date_Incident
13000643 01/30/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 1-30-2013 at approximately 3:47 am, Jeffrey Thaxton, 42, was stopped on SR 19 near CR 6 for traffic violations. He failed
field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .18 at 4:57 am. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 // SR 19,Elkhart,IN
1/30/13 3:47 am
Date_Incident
13000644 01/30/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 1-30-2013 at around 3:48 am, Nathan J Prieshoff, 29, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 6 at CR 7. He was found to
be intoxicated failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .12 BrAC at 5:07 am. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 6 / SR 19,Elkhart,IN
1/30/13 3:48 am
Date_Incident
13000646 01/30/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 1/30/2013, at approximately 7:27 am, Samantha J Conrad (41) reported a battery at 68000 CR 31. Samantha Conrad
advised her 17 year old son was struck in the back of the neck by a white male suspect at the Benton Spillway at 6:30 am that
morning. The 17 year old male did not suffer any visible injuries.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 68000 CR 31,GOSHEN,IN
1/30/13 6:30 am
Date_Incident
13000649 01/30/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON JAN. 30, 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: 28158 LARUE,ELKHART,IN
1/30/13 8:13 am
Date_Incident
13000653 01/29/2013
Nature of Call: Escape
BLOTTER:
On Monday, January 28, 2013, at approximately 1:26 pm, community corrections offender, Edward J Olson , age 30, Address:
1319 Hudson St., Elkhart, IN 46515 was released to go on to work. Mr. Olson was scheduled to return to Elkhart County
Community Corrections at approximately 11:59 pm. Mr. Olson has failed to return to lawful confinement, nor has he contacted
the proper authorities as required. He is now considered AWOL from Elkhart County Community Corrections.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 201 N Cottage Ave.,Goshen,IN
1/29/13 3:20 pm
Date_Incident

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