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Elkhart County Police Blotter 01/31/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department

Daily activity blotter for

Thursday, January 31, 2013

26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517

13000625

01/29/2013

Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS

Nature of Call:

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

58903  CR 3,ELKHART,IN

Incident Location:

1/28/13  12:00 pm

Date_Incident

13000625

01/29/2013

Disorderly Conduct

Nature of Call:

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

58903  CR 3,ELKHART,IN

Incident Location:

1/28/13  12:00 pm

Date_Incident

13000620

01/29/2013

Criminal Mischief/Vandalism

Nature of Call:

Blotter:

 

On 01-28-2013 at approximately 9:18AM Lloyd Caskey, 82 and Nancy Irelan, 57 reported that the mailboxes for their residences, located at 18388 and 18379 Sheffield Lane, Bristol were damaged by an unknown suspect between 01-28-2013 at 5:00PM and 01-29-2013 at approximately 8:00AM.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

SNYDER, JAMES,3A215

18388 SHEFFIELD Lane,BRISTOL,IN

Incident Location:

1/28/13   5:00 pm

Date_Incident

13000623

01/29/2013

Harssment

Nature of Call:

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

56691 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13  10:00 am

Date_Incident

13000626

01/29/2013

Resisting Arrest

Nature of Call:

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

Nappanee/John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13  12:52 pm

Date_Incident



13000626

01/29/2013

Driving Under The Influence

Nature of Call:

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

Nappanee/John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13  12:52 pm

Date_Incident

13000627

01/29/2013

Theft From Buildings

Nature of Call:

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

30830 OLD US HWY 20,,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   1:30 pm

Date_Incident

13000624

01/29/2013

Public Indecency

Nature of Call:

Blotter:

 

On 01-29-2013 at approximately 10:21AM Rosetta Miller, 35 reported that an unknown male suspect exposed himself to her while she was walking on CR 33 near the Pumpkin Vine Trail in Middlebury on 01-29-2013 at approximately 9:40AM.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

SNYDER, JAMES,3A215

CR 33/ PUMPKIN VINE TRAIL,MIDDLEBURY

Incident Location:

1/29/13  10:21 am

Date_Incident

13000628

01/29/2013

Credit Card Fraud

Nature of Call:

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

23635 Stonegate CT,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/25/13  12:00 pm

Date_Incident

13000630

01/29/2013

Fraud

Nature of Call:

Blotter

 

On January 29, 2013 around 3:30 pm, Guy Vidmar, 53, an employee of Forest River marine, 51773 CR 39, reported an employee had been authorizing unapproved warranty  work since January 31, 2012.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237

51773 CR 39,MIDDLEBURY,IN

Incident Location:

12/31/12  12:00 pm

Date_Incident



13000634

01/29/2013

Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force

Nature of Call:

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

25109 SNYDER,ELKHART,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   6:00 pm

Date_Incident

13000629

01/29/2013

Incorrigible

Nature of Call:

Blotter

 

On January 29, 2013 Dustin Butler (31) of 29653 New Castle Drive, Elkhart, contacted Elkhart Public Safety Communications Center to report his girlfriend's 15 year old juvenile daughter has been refusing to attend school.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273

29653 New Castle DR,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   2:04 pm

Date_Incident

13000631

01/29/2013

Invasion Of Privacy

Nature of Call:

Blotter

 

On January 29, 2013 at approximately 3:29 pm, Nancy Hughes (47) of 57844 Sunbury Dr. reported a suspect violated a personal protection order by telephone on 1/28/2013 at 8:41 PM.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273

57844 SUNBURY DR,ELKHART,IN

Incident Location:

1/28/13   8:41 pm

Date_Incident

13000653

01/29/2013

Escape

Nature of Call:

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

201 N Cottage Ave.,Goshen,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   3:20 pm

Date_Incident

13000632

01/29/2013

Identity Theft

Nature of Call:

Blotter

 

On 1-29-2013 at 3:57 PM Sergio M. Padilla, 46, of 25364 Doe Meadow Pl reported that at an unknown date and time a suspect used his personal information for unknown reasons.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249

25364 Doe Meadow Place,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   3:57 pm

Date_Incident



13000633

01/29/2013

Domestic Violence

Nature of Call:

Blotter

 

On 1-29-2013 at 5:14 PM Jonathan L. Jordan, 29, reported that on the same date around 5:10 pm he was involved in a domestic dispute at 26126 CR 4 where a suspect struck him in the face with a closed fist causing him redness and swelling to his left eye.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249

26126 CR 4,ELKHART,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   5:10 pm

Date_Incident

13000637

01/29/2013

Robbery : Firearm

Nature of Call:

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

51451 SR 19,ELKHART,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   8:05 pm

Date_Incident

13000635

01/29/2013

Burglary : Forcible Entry

Nature of Call:

Blotter:

 

On 01/30/2013 at about 6:50 pm,  Daniel Boots, 28, of 18962 CR 14, reported that between 8:30 am and 6:00 pm, suspects forced entry through a door into his home and stole electronics.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

HUDDLESTON, LARRY M,3R58

18962 CR 14,BRISTOL,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   6:50 pm

Date_Incident

13000640

01/29/2013

Liquor Laws

Nature of Call:

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

30897 JANET,GRANGER,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   9:00 pm

Date_Incident

13000642

01/29/2013

ICOAB

Nature of Call:

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

Peddlers Village Rd / US 33,Goshen,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13  11:52 pm

Date_Incident



13000643

01/30/2013

Driving Under The Influence

Nature of Call:

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

CR 6 // SR 19,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/30/13   3:47 am

Date_Incident

13000644

01/30/2013

Driving Under The Influence

Nature of Call:

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

CR 6 / SR 19,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/30/13   3:48 am

Date_Incident

13000646

01/30/2013

Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS

Nature of Call:

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

68000 CR 31,GOSHEN,IN

Incident Location:

1/30/13   6:30 am

Date_Incident

13000648

01/30/2013

Burglary : Attempted Forcible Entry

Nature of Call:

Blotter:

 

On 1/30/13 at 8:02am Heather R Harrison(41) reported at Harrison College which is located at 56075 Parkway Ave reported three doors locks to the business had been damaged between 1/29/13, 9:30pm and 1/30/13, 8:02am. The accused used a tool to drill the locks. No entry was made into the College.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216

56075 PARKWAY AVE,ELKHART,IN

Incident Location:

1/29/13   9:30 am

Date_Incident

13000649

01/30/2013

Offenses Against The Family And Children

Nature of Call:

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

28158 LARUE,ELKHART,IN

Incident Location:

1/30/13   8:13 am

Date_Incident



13000666

01/30/2013

Suicide-Attempt

Nature of Call:

Blotter

 

On 1-30-2013 at 4:18 PM Alexandra Smith, 51263 CR 35, was reported as having suicidal thoughts.  She was taken to Oaklawn for a 24 hour emergency psychological evaluation.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249

51263 CR 35,Bristol,IN

Incident Location:

1/30/13   4:18 pm

Date_Incident

13000669

01/30/2013

Driving While Suspended

Nature of Call:

Blotter:

 

On 1/30/2013 at 6:29PM David Wenger, 50, was stopped for a traffic violation at Ash Rd/Amber Dr.  He was incarcerated  for Driving While License Suspended-Prior and possession of a hypodermic needle.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256

Ash Rd/Amber Dr,Osceola,IN

Incident Location:

1/30/13   6:29 pm

Date_Incident

13000669

01/30/2013

All Other Offenses

Nature of Call:

Blotter:

 

On 1/30/2013 at 6:29PM David Wenger, 50, was stopped for a traffic violation at Ash Rd/Amber Dr.  He was incarcerated  for Driving While License Suspended-Prior and possession of a hypodermic needle.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256

Ash Rd/Amber Dr,Osceola,IN

Incident Location:

1/30/13   6:29 pm

Date_Incident

13000678

01/31/2013

Driving Under The Influence

Nature of Call:

Blotter

 

On 1-31-2013 at around 1:11 am, Michael Francis Flynn, 51, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 24 east of SR 19.  He was found to be intoxicated, failing a three part standardized field sobriety test and refusing a chemical test.  He was incarcerated for a felony Operating While Intoxicated due to a prior conviction within 5 years.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230

SR 19 // CR 24,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/31/13   1:11 am

Date_Incident

13000681

01/31/2013

Operator Never Licensed

Nature of Call:

Blotter

 

On 1-31-2013 at around 5:32 am, Maria Consuelo Ortiz-Mendoza, 40, was stopped for a traffic violation on Hively Ave at Pleasant Plain Ave.  She was found to have never received a license with a prior conviction.  She was incarcerated.

Case_Number

Date_Report

Officer Name:

LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230

Hively / Prairie,Elkhart,IN

Incident Location:

1/31/13   5:32 am

Date_Incident

 

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