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Elkhart County Police Blotter 02/27/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, February 27, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13001232 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON FEB. 25, 2013 THE INDIANA 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: 19186-2 WYSONG ST,NEW PARIS,IN
2/25/13 8:59 am
Date_Incident
13001235 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter:
On 2/25/2013, at approximately 2:56pm, Jeffrey Lowe, 2701 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart, reported that sometime around
2/20/2013 his identity was falsely used at a lending agency.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 2701 INDUSTRIAL PARKWAY,ELKHART,IN
2/20/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001237 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 2-25-2013 at approximately 3:09 pm, Tina Faigh,28, a field inspector with Community Corrections reported a suspect
violated his parole by possessing a synthetic marijuana substance at 683 Strong Ave., on 02-25-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 683 STRONG AVE,ELKHART,IN
2/25/13 2:10 pm
Date_Incident
13001239 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 2/25/2013, at approximately 4:30pm, Patricia Smith, 59, 57112 West Lake Dr, Middlebury reported that a juvenile suspect
was not doing what he was told and was cursing at her.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 57112 WEST LAKE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
2/25/13 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001238 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 2-25-2013 at approximately 4:24 Elkhart County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a plane crash at 29718 CR 18. The one
seater plane operated by Phillip Knox, 44, hit a fence and 3 trees. He was not injured.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 29718 CR 18,ELKHART,IN
2/25/13 4:20 pm
Date_Incident
13001243 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 02/25/2013 at approximately 8:13 PM, a vehicle being driven by Jose Torres, 51, was stopped for a traffic infraction on Main
St north of Hively. Jose Torres was found to be driving while suspended-prior and operating a vehicle without ever receiving a
driver's license. Jose Torres was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: Main north of Hively,Elkhart,IN
2/25/13 8:13 pm
Date_Incident
13001243 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 02/25/2013 at approximately 8:13 PM, a vehicle being driven by Jose Torres, 51, was stopped for a traffic infraction on Main
St north of Hively. Jose Torres was found to be driving while suspended-prior and operating a vehicle without ever receiving a
driver's license. Jose Torres was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: Main north of Hively,Elkhart,IN
2/25/13 8:13 pm
Date_Incident
13001244 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 2/25/2013 at 10:26 pm, Nathan Price, 24, was stopped in the area of SR 120 and CR 19 for exceeding the posted speed
limit. Nathan Price was discovered to be in possession of Methamphetamine and paraphernalia. Nathan Price was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: SR 120 EAST CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
2/25/13 10:26 pm
Date_Incident
13001244 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 2/25/2013 at 10:26 pm, Nathan Price, 24, was stopped in the area of SR 120 and CR 19 for exceeding the posted speed
limit. Nathan Price was discovered to be in possession of Methamphetamine and paraphernalia. Nathan Price was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: SR 120 EAST CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
2/25/13 10:26 pm
Date_Incident
13001245 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 12:30 am, officers conducted a drug investigation at 28831 Driftwood Dr, Elkhart. Christopher Clouser,
45, and Leon Myrick, 23, were located inside the residence and arrested on Elkhart City warrants. A search warrant was written
and obtained for the residence. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 28831 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
2/25/13 11:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001245 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Common Nuisance-Operating
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 12:30 am, officers conducted a drug investigation at 28831 Driftwood Dr, Elkhart. Christopher Clouser,
45, and Leon Myrick, 23, were located inside the residence and arrested on Elkhart City warrants. A search warrant was written
and obtained for the residence. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 28831 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
2/25/13 11:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001245 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Common Nuisance-Visiting
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 12:30 am, officers conducted a drug investigation at 28831 Driftwood Dr, Elkhart. Christopher Clouser,
45, and Leon Myrick, 23, were located inside the residence and arrested on Elkhart City warrants. A search warrant was written
and obtained for the residence. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 28831 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
2/25/13 11:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001245 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 12:30 am, officers conducted a drug investigation at 28831 Driftwood Dr, Elkhart. Christopher Clouser,
45, and Leon Myrick, 23, were located inside the residence and arrested on Elkhart City warrants. A search warrant was written
and obtained for the residence. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 28831 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
2/25/13 11:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001245 02/25/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 12:30 am, officers conducted a drug investigation at 28831 Driftwood Dr, Elkhart. Christopher Clouser,
45, and Leon Myrick, 23, were located inside the residence and arrested on Elkhart City warrants. A search warrant was written
and obtained for the residence. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 28831 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
2/25/13 11:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001251 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2-26-13 information was received that a 17 yr old female student possessed a small pocket knife while on a Northridge High
School related activity in another county this past weekend. The investigation is on-going.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
2/23/13 3:45 pm
Date_Incident
13001253 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 02-26-2013 at approximately 1:08PM Edwina Nordman, 41 and Phillip Evans, 41 reported that their residence, located at
26495 Lakeview Dr, Elkhart had been burglarized. The burglary occurred on 02-26-2013 between 7:30AM and 1:00PM, the
suspect(s) forced open the rear door to the residence and removed several items that included firearms and jewelry.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 26495 LAKEVIEW DR,ELKHART,IN
2/26/13 7:30 am
Date_Incident
13001255 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 1:25 pm, Kevin C Clark, 36, was headed west on CR 50 east of CR 39 and lost control of his vehicle,
running it off the roadway. The vehicle struck a utility pole. A passenger, Shannon Barton, 33, sustained life-threatening head
injuries as a result of the crash. A 3 year old child was also injured with a minor head injury. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 50 east CR 39,Goshen,IN
2/26/13 1:22 am
Date_Incident
13001255 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 1:25 pm, Kevin C Clark, 36, was headed west on CR 50 east of CR 39 and lost control of his vehicle,
running it off the roadway. The vehicle struck a utility pole. A passenger, Shannon Barton, 33, sustained life-threatening head
injuries as a result of the crash. A 3 year old child was also injured with a minor head injury. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 50 east CR 39,Goshen,IN
2/26/13 1:22 am
Date_Incident
13001263 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter
On 2/26/2013 at 3:59PM Shawn Swinehart, 28, reported a theft of scrap metal at 24526 CR 45. Ricky Reed, 32, and a 17 year
old male Elkhart County Resident were located with the scrap metal in a wooded area. Ricky Reed was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail for theft, and the 17 year old male was released to his parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 24526 CR 45,ELKHART,IN
2/26/13 3:50 pm
Date_Incident
13001263 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: Contributing To Delinquency Of Minor
Blotter
On 2/26/2013 at 3:59PM Shawn Swinehart, 28, reported a theft of scrap metal at 24526 CR 45. Ricky Reed, 32, and a 17 year
old male Elkhart County Resident were located with the scrap metal in a wooded area. Ricky Reed was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail for theft, and the 17 year old male was released to his parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 24526 CR 45,ELKHART,IN
2/26/13 3:50 pm
Date_Incident
13001265 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter:
On 2/26/2013, at approximately 3:59pm, Destiny Murray, 29, 315 S 2nd St, Elkhart reported that on 2/26/2013 Laval Moore, 38,
said vulgar things to her which violated a protection order she has against him.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 315 S 2ND ST - CO BLDG CTS,Elkhart,IN
2/26/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001275 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 2/26/2013, at approximately 9:01pm, Roman E. Hernandez, 19, was involved in a vehicle accident on CR 22 east of CR 33.
Roman E. Hernandez admitted to operating a motor vehicle while never receiving a valid license and was cited into court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: CR 22 East of CR 33,Middlebury,IN
2/26/13 9:01 pm
Date_Incident
13001278 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 10:06 pm, Nichole M Besemer, 17, was operating a 1999 Dodge Caravan headed east on Old US 33
west of Elk Park Dr. She lost control of the vehicle and crossed over the north side of the roadway striking a utility pole on the
passenger side of the vehicle. A passenger, Trent Forte, 17, was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for life-threatening
injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the Crash Investigation Team and Fatal Alcohol Crash Team.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Old US 33 west Elk Park Dr,ELkhart,IN
2/26/13 10:06 pm
Date_Incident
13001278 02/26/2013
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 2-26-2013 at around 10:06 pm, Nichole M Besemer, 17, was operating a 1999 Dodge Caravan headed east on Old US 33
west of Elk Park Dr. She lost control of the vehicle and crossed over the north side of the roadway striking a utility pole on the
passenger side of the vehicle. A passenger, Trent Forte, 17, was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for life-threatening
injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the Crash Investigation Team and Fatal Alcohol Crash Team.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Old US 33 west Elk Park Dr,ELkhart,IN
2/26/13 10:06 pm
Date_Incident

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