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Elkhart County Police Blotter 02/04/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, February 4, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13000719 02/01/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter: On 02-01-13 at 11:42am, John Yoder (48) of Jay Transportation Inc, reported an RV trailer was stolen from their
storage lot in the 67900 block of SR 15. The lot does not have an address. The unit was stored on the lot on 12-14-12, and
they confirmed it was missing from the lot on 01-23-13 when their dealer called to have it delivered. In the following days until
this report, they failed to locate it, and the dealer confirmed they did not receive it.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 67900 BLOCK SR 15,NEW PARIS,IN
12/14/12 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000723 02/01/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 2/1/2013 at 2:09pm, Carrie Weldy,49, 16780 CR 14, Goshen, reported a burglary that occurred sometime between 2/1/2013
at 12:30pm and 1:48pm the same day, suspects forced entry to the front door and stole a 55" Vizio flat screen t.v.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 16780 CR 14,GOSHEN,IN
2/1/13 12:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000720 02/01/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
BLOTTER
On 02/01/2013 at 3:00 p.m., Kermit D. Gingerich, 58, advised on 01/28/2013 at 1:30 p.m. unknown suspect(s) used his identity
information to open an account with Infinite Energy Inc., 7001 SW 24th Ave., Gainsville, FL 32607.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 58528 WALNUT HILLS TRL,ELKHART,IN
1/28/13 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
13000727 02/01/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On February 1, 2013 at approximately 5:30 pm the Community Corrections Center located at 201 N Cottage Ave. reported
finding 27.4 grams of possible synthetic marijuana in the possession of inmate James Reed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,,IN
2/1/13 5:10 pm
Date_Incident
13000731 02/01/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 2-1-2013 at approximately 10:52 pm, Mariah Donaldson, 24, reported that she was battered and confined by Christopher
Snyder,35. She reported that she sustained minor injuries and the incident occurred between 9 pm and 11 pm at 30476 North
Shore. Christopher Snyder reported that he was battered by Mariah Donaldson and she refused to leave his property. He
reported minor injuries to his upper body. The incident is being investigated further.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 30476 NORTH SHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
2/1/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000731 02/01/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Confinement
Blotter:
On 2-1-2013 at approximately 10:52 pm, Mariah Donaldson, 24, reported that she was battered and confined by Christopher
Snyder,35. She reported that she sustained minor injuries and the incident occurred between 9 pm and 11 pm at 30476 North
Shore. Christopher Snyder reported that he was battered by Mariah Donaldson and she refused to leave his property. He
reported minor injuries to his upper body. The incident is being investigated further.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 30476 NORTH SHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
2/1/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000731 02/01/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2-1-2013 at approximately 10:52 pm, Mariah Donaldson, 24, reported that she was battered and confined by Christopher
Snyder,35. She reported that she sustained minor injuries and the incident occurred between 9 pm and 11 pm at 30476 North
Shore. Christopher Snyder reported that he was battered by Mariah Donaldson and she refused to leave his property. He
reported minor injuries to his upper body. The incident is being investigated further.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 30476 NORTH SHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
2/1/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000729 02/01/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 2-1-2013 at approximately 7:43 PM Kristopher Hershberger,26, reported a hit and run crash at Benham and CR 20. Amber
Hersberger,24, was transported to Elkhart General for medical treatment. The suspect fled in a silver Chevrolet Impala
northbound on Pleasant Plain from CR 20. Investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KUAU A,3A269
Incident Location: Benham Ave at CR 20,Elkhart,IN
2/1/13 7:35 pm
Date_Incident
13000732 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
bLOTTER:
On 2/2/2013, at approximately 1:33 am, Bryan Barnes, 21, was found in possession of marijuana in the parking lot of
Halftime Bar, 26084 CR 6. Bryan Barnes was cited and released from the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 26084 CR 6,Elkhart,IN
2/2/13 1:33 am
Date_Incident
13000733 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On 2/2/2013, at approximately 2:52 am, deputies responded to a suicide attempt call for service at 54301 CR 5. The
accused, James Eller, 45, was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 54301 CR 5,ELKHART,IN
2/2/13 2:52 am
Date_Incident
13000734 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 02/02/2013 at approximately 2:22 am Garrett McCreary (35) reported that items were stolen from his residence located at
50636 CR 15 at approximately 1:45 am. He advised his black DVD player, silver Kodak digital camera, and black bi-fold wallet
containing a debit card and $130.00 cash had been stolen from his residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 50636 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
2/2/13 2:22 am
Date_Incident
13000734 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 02/02/2013 at approximately 2:22 am Garrett McCreary (35) reported that items were stolen from his residence located at
50636 CR 15 at approximately 1:45 am. He advised his black DVD player, silver Kodak digital camera, and black bi-fold wallet
containing a debit card and $130.00 cash had been stolen from his residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 50636 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
2/2/13 2:22 am
Date_Incident
13000746 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On February 2, 2013 at approximately 1:42 pm Debra Stotts (50) reported finding an 82 relative deceased at their residence
located at 22735 SR 119 Goshen, In.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 22735 State Road 119,Goshen,IN
2/2/13 1:42 pm
Date_Incident
13000752 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Robbery : Firearm
Blotter:
On February 2nd, 2013 at around 7:05 Jennifer Kreighbaum, 34, 30913 Old US 20 (Stogie' s) reported that two male came into
the store with a shotgun and took cash and cigarettes from the store and stole her purse. The Elkhart County Sheriff's
Department is investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 30913 OLD US 20 HWY,ELKHART,IN
2/2/13 7:02 pm
Date_Incident
13000750 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On 2/2/2013 at 5:52 pm, Shamla Canen, 30, 59176 Merrimac Ln, reported that her 13 year old daughter was being incorrigible
and not listening. Incorrigible charges were filed on the 13 year old juvenile.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 59176 MERRIMAC Lane,ELKHART,IN
2/2/13 5:52 pm
Date_Incident
13000742 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 02/02/2013 at approximately 12:24 PM Nathan Ravenscroft, 21, reported that 18 fraudulent charges were made on his
Interra Credit Union bank account, totaling $555.43. The transactions occurred between 01/01/2013 and 02/01/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 53693 Kershner Lane,Elkhart,IN
1/1/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13000754 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/02/2013, around 11:36pm David L Miller,40, of Goshen was stopped for traffic violations on CR 17 south of CR 14. David
L Miller was found to be intoxicated with a .17 BRAC around 12:18am and to be operating a vehicle with a suspended prior
license, he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 17 SOUTH CR 14,ELKHART,IN
2/2/13 11:36 pm
Date_Incident
13000754 02/02/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 02/02/2013, around 11:36pm David L Miller,40, of Goshen was stopped for traffic violations on CR 17 south of CR 14. David
L Miller was found to be intoxicated with a .17 BRAC around 12:18am and to be operating a vehicle with a suspended prior
license, he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 17 SOUTH CR 14,ELKHART,IN
2/2/13 11:36 pm
Date_Incident
13000756 02/03/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter;
On 2/3/2013, at approximately 12:42 am, a vehicle was stopped on CR 18, west of Horseshoe Ct for driving left of center.
The driver, Anthony Winnicki, 25, was incarcerated for driving while license suspended prior. Anthony Winnicki also had three
valid arrest warrants.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: CR 18 W/ Horseshoe Ct,Goshen,IN
2/3/13 12:42 am
Date_Incident
13000761 02/03/2013
Nature of Call: Robbery : Firearm
Blotter:
On 02-03-2013 at about 6:53 pm Rebecca Shay, 33, employee at Low Bobs Discount Tobacco reported the store was robbed
at gunpoint by two suspects. An undisclosed amount of cash and cartons of cigarettes were stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 51523 ST RD 19,ELKHART,IN
2/3/13 6:45 pm
Date_Incident

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