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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/01/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, March 1, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13001295 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Theft Of Motor Vehicle Parts Or Accessories
Blotter:
On 02-27-2013 at approximately 8:12AM Vincent Wynn, 41 reported that several recreational vehicles that were being stored at
Duncan RV LLC, located at 29393 Old US Hwy 33, had been broken into. Vincent Wynn reported that between 02-22-2013 at
approximately 4:00PM and 02-26-2013 at approximately 5:00PM the suspect(s) used rocks to break windows on the
recreational vehicles and gain entry. Once inside the recreational vehicles the suspect(s) removed electronic' s that were inside.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 29393 OLD US 33,ELKHART,IN
2/22/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001294 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 2/27/2013, at approximately 8:51 am, Dewayne R Bontrager (47) reported a criminal mischief case at 63846 CR 35.
Dewayne Bontrager stated a suspect drove over an ornamental tree at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, sometime between
5:30 pm on 2/26/2013 and 4:30 am on 2/27/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 63846 CR 35,GOSHEN,IN
2/26/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001298 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 2/27/2013, at approximately 10:17 am, a death investigation was conducted by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department at
15892 Burtsfield Dr. Mary M Bartley (78) was found deceased at her residence. The cause of death was unknown and is under
investigation by the Elkhart County Coroner's Office.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 15892 BURTSFIELD DR,GOSHEN,IN
2/26/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001304 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Recovery Stolen Property, Vehicles Etc.
blotter:
On February 27th, 2013 at around 1:30 PM a stolen vehicle was found east of 25809 Borg Road which was completely burned,
the vehicle was found to be stolen from Elkhart City Police Department and was recovered by Elkhart City Police.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 25809 BORG RD,ELKHART,IN
2/27/13 1:32 pm
Date_Incident
13001313 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter
On 02/27/2013 at about 12:00 pm, Alan Esko, 54, 29813 CR 2, reported that sometime between 01-02-2013 and 02-26-2013 a
suspect used his identity information to open a business account in another state.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 29813 CR 2,GRANGER,IN
1/2/13 3:19 pm
Date_Incident
13001316 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
blotter:
On 2/27/2013 at 11:11pm, Clara Portillo, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 6 east of CR 9. Clara Portillo was found to
be operating while never receiving a license and incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 6 EAST CR 9,ELKHART,IN
2/27/13 11:11 pm
Date_Incident
13001317 02/28/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 2-28-2013 at around 12:06 am, Jeremy A Neely, 23, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 20 at Pleasant Plain Ave. He
was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and drug paraphernalia. He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field
sobriety test and a Drug Recognition Evaluation. A passenger, Shawna M Shult, 25, was found to be in possession of a
controlled substance. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 20 / CR 9,Elkhart,IN
2/28/13 12:06 am
Date_Incident
13001317 02/28/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 2-28-2013 at around 12:06 am, Jeremy A Neely, 23, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 20 at Pleasant Plain Ave. He
was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and drug paraphernalia. He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field
sobriety test and a Drug Recognition Evaluation. A passenger, Shawna M Shult, 25, was found to be in possession of a
controlled substance. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 20 / CR 9,Elkhart,IN
2/28/13 12:06 am
Date_Incident
13001317 02/28/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 2-28-2013 at around 12:06 am, Jeremy A Neely, 23, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 20 at Pleasant Plain Ave. He
was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and drug paraphernalia. He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field
sobriety test and a Drug Recognition Evaluation. A passenger, Shawna M Shult, 25, was found to be in possession of a
controlled substance. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 20 / CR 9,Elkhart,IN
2/28/13 12:06 am
Date_Incident
13001317 02/28/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter
On 2-28-2013 at around 12:06 am, Jeremy A Neely, 23, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 20 at Pleasant Plain Ave. He
was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and drug paraphernalia. He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field
sobriety test and a Drug Recognition Evaluation. A passenger, Shawna M Shult, 25, was found to be in possession of a
controlled substance. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 20 / CR 9,Elkhart,IN
2/28/13 12:06 am
Date_Incident
13001324 02/28/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 2/28/2013, at approximately 11:00 am, Kimberly S Castillo (41) reported a credit card fraud case at 59679 Southfield Ave.
Kimberly Castillo stated a suspect made an unauthorized $105.85 purchase in Paris, France, using her KeyBank debit card on
2/28/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 59679 SOUTHFIELD AVE,ELKHART,IN
2/28/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13001307 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
blotter:
On 2/27/2013 at 2:00PM Rodney Slabach, 51, reported that his pickup truck was damaged at the residence of 59586 Glenmore
Ave Elkhart, IN between 1:45PM and 2:00PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 59586 GLENMORE AVE,ELKHART,IN
2/27/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001312 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
blotter:
On 2-27-2013 at around 6:00 PM Jacqueline Shaffer, 43, of 51757 CR 9 reported tha her 15 year old son was not listening to
her and that he then left the residence without her permission.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 51757 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
2/27/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001312 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
blotter:
On 2-27-2013 at around 6:00 PM Jacqueline Shaffer, 43, of 51757 CR 9 reported tha her 15 year old son was not listening to
her and that he then left the residence without her permission.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 51757 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
2/27/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001311 02/27/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
blotter:
On February 27th, 2013 at around 5:00 PM Ethel Stewart, 59, 52446 CR 7 reported that her 15 year old grand daughter left
home without permission.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 52446 CR 7,ELKHART,IN
2/27/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001330 02/28/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 02/28/2013 at approximately 4:31 PM, Michael Suetkamp, 45, reported that on 02/28/2013 between 4:00 PM and 4:20 PM, a
suspect put a dent in the door of his 2005 Ford Taurus while it sat in the parking lot of the Walmart store located at 30830 Old
US 20.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
2/28/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001336 02/28/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 2-28-2013 at approximately 10:54 pm, Jeffrey Cranston, 40, reported that he was battered by a 14 year old male at his place
of employment. He reported that he was pushed by the accused, and did not sustain any injuries. He reported that this incident
occurred on 2-28-2013 at about 10:15 pm at 62226 CR 15.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,Elkhart,IN
2/28/13 10:54 pm
Date_Incident
13001335 02/28/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 2/28/2013 at 11:07pm, Osbaldo Tierrablanca, 20, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 19 south of SR 120. Osbaldo
Tierrablanca was found to have never received a driver's license and incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: SR 120//CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
2/28/13 11:07 pm
Date_Incident
13001337 03/01/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3-1-2013 at around 12:48 am, Billie Jo Star Rippey, 34, was the driver of a single vehicle, single occupant injury crash on SR
15 south of CR 126. She was traveling north on SR 15 driving a blue 2007 Dodge Caliber and ran off the right side of the
roadway. She over-corrected the vehicle and ran off the left side of the roadway striking a tree, utility pole, junction box, and
mailbox with the passenger side of her vehicle. She was unconscious at the scene and transported via Medflight to South Bend
Memorial Hospital. The crash is under investigation by the Sheriff's Department Crash Investigation Team.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 15 south of CR 126,Goshen,IN
3/1/13 12:48 am
Date_Incident

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