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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/08/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, March 8, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13001457 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 03/06/2013 at approximately 12:45am Matthew Moser (32) was found sleeping in the driver's seat of his vehicle while at the
intersection of SR 19 and CR 46. Matthew Moser was found to be inoxicated with a BRAC of .18 and was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail. The offense if a felony due to a prior within 5 years.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: CR 46// SR 19,Nappanee,IN
3/6/13 12:45 am
Date_Incident
13001457 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 03/06/2013 at approximately 12:45am Matthew Moser (32) was found sleeping in the driver's seat of his vehicle while at the
intersection of SR 19 and CR 46. Matthew Moser was found to be inoxicated with a BRAC of .18 and was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail. The offense if a felony due to a prior within 5 years.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: CR 46// SR 19,Nappanee,IN
3/6/13 12:45 am
Date_Incident
13001457 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 03/06/2013 at approximately 12:45am Matthew Moser (32) was found sleeping in the driver's seat of his vehicle while at the
intersection of SR 19 and CR 46. Matthew Moser was found to be inoxicated with a BRAC of .18 and was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail. The offense if a felony due to a prior within 5 years.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: CR 46// SR 19,Nappanee,IN
3/6/13 12:45 am
Date_Incident
13001468 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Escape
BLOTTER:
On Monday, March 4, 2013, at approximately 12:55pm, community corrections offender, Jeremy Melkus, 27, left the Work
Release facility. As of March 5, 2013, at approximately 12:55pm, he has not returned and is nowhere in the facility. He is now
considered AWOL.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 201 N Cottage Ave.,Goshen,IN
3/6/13 12:55 am
Date_Incident
13001458 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3-6-2013 at around 3:20 am, Jordan Scott Beathea, 22, was stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St at Baldwin Ct. He
failed a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .13 BrAC. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Bristol St / Baldwin Ct,Elkhart,IN
3/6/13 3:20 am
Date_Incident
13001459 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 03/06/2013 at approximately 4:28am Robert Shidler (35) reported that he was involved in a vehicle crash with another
vehicle on CR 46 East of CR 7. The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene prior to police arrival. This case is currently under
investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: CR 46// CR 7,Nappanee,IN
3/6/13 4:28 am
Date_Incident
13001470 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 3-6-13 a 17 yr old male attempted to fight a 14 yr old male at Bashor Home, 62226 CR15, Goshen. The 17 yr old male
repeatedly struck a staff member with his fist as she stepped between the two students . The staff member was not injured.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 62226 CR15,GOSHEN,IN
3/6/13 7:40 am
Date_Incident
13001472 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 03-06-2013 at about 7:45 am, Glen Miller, 53, reported a 35 year old male tenant at 50636 CR 15 was manufacturing
methamphetamine. A search of the residence yield meth making materials, a white powder and paraphernalia. Charges are
pending, awaiting lab results of the confiscated items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: ,
Incident Location: 50636 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
3/5/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13001472 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 03-06-2013 at about 7:45 am, Glen Miller, 53, reported a 35 year old male tenant at 50636 CR 15 was manufacturing
methamphetamine. A search of the residence yield meth making materials, a white powder and paraphernalia. Charges are
pending, awaiting lab results of the confiscated items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: ,
Incident Location: 50636 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
3/5/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13001472 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 03-06-2013 at about 7:45 am, Glen Miller, 53, reported a 35 year old male tenant at 50636 CR 15 was manufacturing
methamphetamine. A search of the residence yield meth making materials, a white powder and paraphernalia. Charges are
pending, awaiting lab results of the confiscated items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: ,
Incident Location: 50636 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
3/5/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13001474 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter: Assistant Pastor Rick Lambright of the River of Life Fellowship wanted an unusual occurance at the Church
documented. At this time no crime has been indentified.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOLLOMAN, BRIAN,3A181
Incident Location: 11162 SR 120,MIDDLEBURY,IN
2/17/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13001484 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
BLOTTER:
On 3-6-2013 at around 7:24 PM Deysi Moreno-Jimenez, 33, was arrested and incarcerated, during a traffic stop for a traffic
violation. She was arrested for never receiving a license with a prior conviction on Chester St at Indiana Ave .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: CHESTER/ INDIANA,ELKHART,IN
3/6/13 7:24 pm
Date_Incident
13001486 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
BLOTTER:
On 8/6/2013 at 8:03PM Stephen Dekilder, 41, and Dalyn Perry, 23, were stopped for a traffic violation on CR 4 east of SR 13
and were found to be in possession of marijuana. Stephen Dekilder was incarcerated for Possession of Mariuana-Felony and
Paraphernalia and Dayln Perry was incarcerated for Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 4 E SR 13,Middlebury,IN
3/6/13 8:03 pm
Date_Incident
13001486 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
BLOTTER:
On 8/6/2013 at 8:03PM Stephen Dekilder, 41, and Dalyn Perry, 23, were stopped for a traffic violation on CR 4 east of SR 13
and were found to be in possession of marijuana. Stephen Dekilder was incarcerated for Possession of Mariuana-Felony and
Paraphernalia and Dayln Perry was incarcerated for Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 4 E SR 13,Middlebury,IN
3/6/13 8:03 pm
Date_Incident
13001488 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 3-7-2013 at around 12:12 am, Ivan De La Rosa Briones, 26, was stopped for a traffic violation on SR 19 north of Hively Ave
and found to have never received a license with a prior conviction. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 19 north of CR 24,Elkhart,IN
3/7/13 12:12 am
Date_Incident
13001487 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 3-6-2013 at around 9:00 pm, Mark Mikel, 53, reported a 16 year old resident of Bashor Children's Home had runaway. The
juvenile was located at around 1:04 am by Elkhart City Police at Jackson and Prairie and returned to Bashor Home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/6/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001489 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter
On 3-7-2013 at approximately 12:20 am, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to 52807 New York Drive in reference to a
17 year old male that took medication in an attempt to harm himself, and also made comments about killing and hurting himself
while he was armed with a knife. The 17 year old male was located and transported to the IU Health Goshen Hospital for
medical and psychological evaluations.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 52807 NEW YORK DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/6/13 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001479 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 3-6-2013 at around 2:33 PM Denise Morrison, 46, of 4046 Shawnee reported that sometime between 2-27-2013 and
3-5-2013 an unknown subject stolen several items of jewelry from her residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 4046 Shawnee DR,Goshen,IN
2/27/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13001483 03/06/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 3/7/2013 at 6:29PM Nancy Chupp, 47, reported that her window was broken and a piece of siding damaged at her residence
of 23773 Eastgate Ave sometime in the last two weeks.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 23773 EASTGATE AVE,ELKHART,IN
2/15/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001490 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3/7/2013 at 12:59am, Tiffany Balser,26, was stopped for a traffic violation on Lakewood Dr east of SR 19. Tiffany Balser
was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing field sobriety tests. Tiffany Balser was found to have a .15 BAC and
incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: LAKEWOOD DR//SR 19,ELKHART,IN
3/7/13 12:59 am
Date_Incident
13001491 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 3-7-2013 at around 4:29 am, Efrain Padilla-Davila, 45, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 20 at CR 9. He was found to
have never received a license with a prior conviction. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 20 / Pleasant Plain Ave,Elkhart,IN
3/7/13 4:29 am
Date_Incident
13001492 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 3/7/2013 at 5:58am, Charles Ornduff, Micro-Lite Trailers MFG., 25745 Woodlawn Ave., reported a burglary to the business.
The subject enter the office by breaking the window sometime between 6:00pm 3/6/2013 and 3/7/2013 at 6:00am, and removed
several electronics items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LONG, WILLIAM J,3A233
Incident Location: 25745 WOODLAWN AV,ELKHART,IN
3/6/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001493 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 3/7/2013, at approximately 7:11 am, a death investigation was conducted by the Elkhart County Sheriff 's Department at
28134 Broad St. Modean Lemons (87) was found deceased inside her residence at approximately 6:30 am that morning. The
Elkhart County Coroner's Office was notified of the investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 28134 BROAD ST,ELKHART,IN
3/7/13 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13001497 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 3/7/2013, at approximately 9:22 am, Ernest L Randolph (50) reported an automobile theft at 53893 North Park Ave. Ernest
Randolph stated his 1996 GMC Jimmy was stolen from the parking lot at Jet Technologies, sometime between 7:00 am and
8:30 am that morning.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 53893 NORTH PARK AVE,ELKHART,IN
3/7/13 7:00 am
Date_Incident
13001505 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 3/7/2013, at approximately 12:47 pm, Michael J Bailey (54) reported a theft at 24414 CR 16. Michael Bailey stated 5 letters
were stolen from his mailbox, sometime between 3:30 pm on 3/6/2013 and 6:15 am on 3/7/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 24414 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
3/6/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001511 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 03/07/2013 at around 6:45pm, Julie Slater, 46, 14169 Claire Lane, reported a juvenile suspect punched a 12 year old female
in the arm and kicked her on the back of her legs. There was no visible injury, however, the 12 year complained of pain. The
suspect was taken into custody and transported to Juvenile Detention Center for battery.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 14169 CLAIRE LANE,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/7/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001511 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 03/07/2013 at around 6:45pm, Julie Slater, 46, 14169 Claire Lane, reported a juvenile suspect punched a 12 year old female
in the arm and kicked her on the back of her legs. There was no visible injury, however, the 12 year complained of pain. The
suspect was taken into custody and transported to Juvenile Detention Center for battery.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 14169 CLAIRE LANE,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/7/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001510 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter
On 3-7-2013 at 5:31 PM Richard Ralph, 79, was found to be deceased in his 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis in the area of CR 25
north of CR 50.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: CR 25 N CR 50,New Paris,IN
3/7/13 5:31 pm
Date_Incident
13001507 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On March 7, 2013 around 4:18 pm, Vicki Blevins, 46, 18346 Wee Acres Dr, reported she had lost her debit card and it had been
used to make unauthorized purchases. She reported last having the card 3 weeks prior.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 18346 WEE ACRES DR,BRISTOL,IN
2/14/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001516 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 3-7-2013 at around 9:55 pm, Daniel Alvarado-Francisco, 28, was stopped on CR 17 north of SR 120 after a check of the
vehicle plate he was driving returned to the registered owner having a suspended license. He was found to have never received
a license and incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 17 / SR 120,Elkhart,IN
3/7/13 9:55 pm
Date_Incident
13001514 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter
On 03/07/2013 at about 8:13 pm, Jason Miller, 31, employee of Bashor Children's Home, 62226 CR 15, reported that a juvenile
suspect stole a van belonging to the home and ran away. The juvenile was apprehended in the van in Whitley County and
returned to Bashor Children's Home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,BRISTOL,IN
3/7/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001514 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 03/07/2013 at about 8:13 pm, Jason Miller, 31, employee of Bashor Children's Home, 62226 CR 15, reported that a juvenile
suspect stole a van belonging to the home and ran away. The juvenile was apprehended in the van in Whitley County and
returned to Bashor Children's Home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,BRISTOL,IN
3/7/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001514 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter
On 03/07/2013 at about 8:13 pm, Jason Miller, 31, employee of Bashor Children's Home, 62226 CR 15, reported that a juvenile
suspect stole a van belonging to the home and ran away. The juvenile was apprehended in the van in Whitley County and
returned to Bashor Children's Home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,BRISTOL,IN
3/7/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001514 03/07/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 03/07/2013 at about 8:13 pm, Jason Miller, 31, employee of Bashor Children's Home, 62226 CR 15, reported that a juvenile
suspect stole a van belonging to the home and ran away. The juvenile was apprehended in the van in Whitley County and
returned to Bashor Children's Home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,BRISTOL,IN
3/7/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001518 03/08/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On 03/08/13 at 12:01 am, Alan Hiner, 33, 54152 Ash Rd, was found to have an unknown medical condition and was transported
to Elkhart General Hospital. An information case was taken for the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,OSCEOLA,IN
3/8/13 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13001519 03/08/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3-8-2013 at around 12:22 am, Karen Weaver, 55, was stopped for traffic violations on CR 46 near CR 29. She failed field
sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed her to have a BrAC of .13 at 1:28 am. She was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 46 west of CR 25,New Paris,IN
3/8/13 12:22 am
Date_Incident
13001520 03/08/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3-8-2013 at around 2:15 am, Christopher Daniel Hensley, 21, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 45 at Sunnyside Ave.
He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test, chemical breath test with a .06 BrAC and a drug recognition
evaluation. He was found to be in possession of marijuana. He submitted to drug testing and the test results are pending. He
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 45 NW Sunnyside Ave,Elkhart,IN
3/8/13 2:15 am
Date_Incident
13001520 03/08/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 3-8-2013 at around 2:15 am, Christopher Daniel Hensley, 21, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 45 at Sunnyside Ave.
He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test, chemical breath test with a .06 BrAC and a drug recognition
evaluation. He was found to be in possession of marijuana. He submitted to drug testing and the test results are pending. He
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 45 NW Sunnyside Ave,Elkhart,IN
3/8/13 2:15 am
Date_Incident

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