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Elkhart County Police Blotter 02/06/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, February 6, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13000806 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Failure To Register
Blotter
On 2/5/2013 at around 2:30PM, Jeffery Springer (47), an Elkhart County resident, was arrested at the Elkhart County Sheriff's
Department for failure to register as required by Indiana law. He was booked into the jail on the Class D Felony charge of
Failure to Register
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 53179 PINE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
10/1/12 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13000771 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 2/3/2013 at 8:25 am Caroline Schooley, 88 of Hubbard Hill Retirement Home 28070 CR 24 was found deceased of
natural causes in her room at the retirement home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 28070 Co 24 RD,Elkhart,IN
2/4/13 7:56 am
Date_Incident
13000772 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 02-04-13 at 8:10am, James Beckwith Jr (47) of Southshore Companies, 2421 S Nappanee St, reported the padlock was cut
off of their lp gas tank cage behind the business, and 20 lp tanks were taken between 2:00pm on 02-03-13 and 6:50am on
02-04-13.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 2421 S NAPPANEE ST,ELKHART,IN
2/3/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000783 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Harssment
Blotter:
On 2-4-13 a harassing note was found in a student locker at Northridge High School, Middlebury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
2/1/12 2:40 pm
Date_Incident
13000807 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON FEB. 5, 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: 30988 RIVERBEND #6 Circle,OSCEOLA,IN
2/4/13 4:41 pm
Date_Incident
13000794 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 02/042/2013 Marlin Lambright, 53, of 13981 County Road 28 reported fraudulent charges in the amount of $229.23 were
made to his debit card on 02/.02/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 13981 CR 28,MIDDLEBURY,IN
2/2/13 11:00 am
Date_Incident
13000791 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 2/4/2013 at 5:14PM Adam Hawkins, 37, reported a child in need of service at 29407 CR 18.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 29407 CR 18,ELKHART,IN
2/4/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000793 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On February 4, 2013 around 5;26 pm, Elizabeth Fuller, 31, 2801 Toledo Rd Apt 112, reported sometime between 8:00 pm
February 2 and 2:00 pm February 3, someone slashed 4 tires on her Ford Taurus.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,Elkhart,IN
2/2/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000796 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 02/04/2013 Benjiman Ayers, 37, of 18096 CR 126, reported that fraudulent charges were made to his credit card in the
amount of $160.00. Benjiman Ayers reported that the incident occurred on 02/04/2013 at around 3:30 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 18096 CR 126,GOSHEN,IN
2/4/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000795 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On February 4, 2013 around 6:30 pm, Travis Davis, 32, 30142 CR 16 reported his residence had been burglarized sometime
between 8:00am-6:00pm. Travis reported a large television, a Sony gaming system, medication and us currency was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 30142 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
2/4/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13000798 02/05/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 2-5-2013 at around 12:09 am, Robert Allen Buchwalter, 47, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 6 east of CR 11. He
was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .18 BrAC at 1:27 am. He was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 6 / CR 11,Elkhart,IN
2/5/13 12:09 am
Date_Incident
13000799 02/05/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 2/5/2013, at approximately 12:19 am, a vehicle was stopped on Bristol St at Osolo Rd for euipment violations. The driver,
Abby Dibley, 19, was found in possession of marijuana. Abby Dibley was cited and released from the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: BRISTOL // OSOLO,ELKHART,IN
2/5/13 12:19 am
Date_Incident
13000800 02/04/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter
On 02/04/2013 at around 11:58 pm, Lynn Roberts, 60, reported her 16 year old grand daughter was threatening to commit
suicide with a knife at 182 Timberbrook Cir, Bristol. The 16 year old was transported to the South Bend Memorial Epworth
Center for treatment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 182 Timberbrook Circle,Bristol,IN
2/4/13 11:58 pm
Date_Incident
13000811 02/05/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On February 5, 2013 around 2:30 pm, Mason Bails, 23, 23181 Wexcord Ct, reported sometime between 2:00 pm January 4,
and 10:30 am he lost his prescription medication.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 23181 WEXFORD CT,ELKHART,IN
2/4/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000803 02/05/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 2/5/2013 Tobias Miller, 56, reported theft of a cargo trailer parked at 50886 Deer Run Trail. The cargo trailer held
construction equipment and was pulled from the property between 3:00 pm on 2/4 and 7:00 am on 2/5.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 50886 DEER RUN TRAIL,ELKHART,IN
2/4/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000828 02/05/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On 2/5/2013 at 7:00pm, Elkhart General Emergency Room staff reported a possible CHINS. ER staff reported a 1 year old
female was brought into the ER with bruising and complications swallowing.The child was admitted for a medical evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 53630 ASH RD,GRANGER,IN
2/5/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13000835 02/05/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 02/05/2013 at around 9:28 pm Beverly Byfield, 62 reported her 13 year old son left their residence without permission at
23693 Woodsdale Ct at 7:00 pm and had not returned.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 23693 WOODSDALE CT,ELKHART,IN
2/5/13 9:28 pm
Date_Incident
13000837 02/05/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter
On 2/5/2013, at approximately 11:15 pm, Jackie Yunker, 50, reported a license plate stolen from her garage at 68281 Main
St.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CLAEYS, CASEY J,3A254
Incident Location: 68281 MAIN ST,NEW PARIS,IN
2/5/13 11:15 pm
Date_Incident
13000838 02/06/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 2-6-2013 at around 3:17 am, Gary Lamar Pletcher, 42, was arrested at his residence at 22061 CR 28 for an Elkhart County
Sheriff's Department warrant. He was found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana and several long rifles. Gary Pletcher
was convicted of manslaughter in 1988 making him a Violent Felon. He was incarcerated. A search warrant was completed of
the residence and the firearms along with a small amount of synthetic marijuana was siezed. Two small children were removed
from the residence and into the custody of their mother.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 22061 CR 28,GOSHEN,IN
2/6/13 3:17 am
Date_Incident
13000838 02/06/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 2-6-2013 at around 3:17 am, Gary Lamar Pletcher, 42, was arrested at his residence at 22061 CR 28 for an Elkhart County
Sheriff's Department warrant. He was found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana and several long rifles. Gary Pletcher
was convicted of manslaughter in 1988 making him a Violent Felon. He was incarcerated. A search warrant was completed of
the residence and the firearms along with a small amount of synthetic marijuana was siezed. Two small children were removed
from the residence and into the custody of their mother.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 22061 CR 28,GOSHEN,IN
2/6/13 3:17 am
Date_Incident
13000838 02/06/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 2-6-2013 at around 3:17 am, Gary Lamar Pletcher, 42, was arrested at his residence at 22061 CR 28 for an Elkhart County
Sheriff's Department warrant. He was found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana and several long rifles. Gary Pletcher
was convicted of manslaughter in 1988 making him a Violent Felon. He was incarcerated. A search warrant was completed of
the residence and the firearms along with a small amount of synthetic marijuana was siezed. Two small children were removed
from the residence and into the custody of their mother.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 22061 CR 28,GOSHEN,IN
2/6/13 3:17 am
Date_Incident

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