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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/12/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, March 12, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13001567 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter
On 03/10/2013 at around 12:11 pm, a 29 year old man reported being suicidal to the Mishawaka Police Department. The man
was transported back to Elkhart County by Mishawaka Police because he had left the scene of an accident earlier in the day in
an alleged attempt to commit suicide. The man was taken to the Elkhart General Hospital where officers applied for an
immediate detention of a mentally ill or dangerous person.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 29354 CR 108,ELKHART,IN
3/10/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13001566 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 03-10-2013 at around 10:00 am, a suspect left he scene of a single car collision at 29354 CR 108, in which a vehicle, a
utility pole, mailbox, and barn were damaged. Jeremy Clawson, 29, was later located in Mishawaka and transported to the
Elkhart General Hospital for an immediate detention of a mentally ill or dangerous person. He was cited for driving while
suspended prior, speed too fast to avoid a collision, leaving the scene of an accident, and a seat belt violation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 29379 CR 108,ELKHART,IN
3/10/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13001569 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 03/10/2013 at approximately 2:22 PM, Jose Martinez, 29, was stopped for a traffic violation on SR 15 at CR 14. Jose
Martinez was found to have never received a driver's license and was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: SR 15/CR 14,BRISTOL,IN
3/10/13 2:22 pm
Date_Incident
13001568 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at around 1:45 PM Christan Bartell, 49, of 30805 Lincoln Dr reported that sometime between 2-23-2013 and
3-10-2013 her 1999 Gray Plymouth Voyager van was stolen from 56661 Shore Ave.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 56661 SHORE AV,ELKHART,IN
2/23/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001570 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at around 1:15 PM Julie Stankovich,42, of 51614 CR 109 reported that her 15 year old daughter had ran away
from home on 3-5-2013 and was also not listening.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 51614 CR 109,ELKHART,IN
3/5/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001570 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at around 1:15 PM Julie Stankovich,42, of 51614 CR 109 reported that her 15 year old daughter had ran away
from home on 3-5-2013 and was also not listening.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 51614 CR 109,ELKHART,IN
3/5/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001573 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at around 4:00 PM Tony Beaver, 42, of 53136 Stryker reported that her mailbox was damaged by unknown
subjects on 3-10-2013 between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 53136 STRYKER,ELKHART,IN
3/10/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13001572 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at around 4:05 PM Jacqueline Schaffer, 43, of 51757 CR 9 reported that her 15 year old son damaged a dirt bike
by jumping on it and then left the residence without permission. The juvenile was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray hat, and a
black hoodie.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 51757 CR 9,Elkhart,IN
3/10/13 4:05 pm
Date_Incident
13001572 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at around 4:05 PM Jacqueline Schaffer, 43, of 51757 CR 9 reported that her 15 year old son damaged a dirt bike
by jumping on it and then left the residence without permission. The juvenile was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray hat, and a
black hoodie.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 51757 CR 9,Elkhart,IN
3/10/13 4:05 pm
Date_Incident
13001572 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at around 4:05 PM Jacqueline Schaffer, 43, of 51757 CR 9 reported that her 15 year old son damaged a dirt bike
by jumping on it and then left the residence without permission. The juvenile was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray hat, and a
black hoodie.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 51757 CR 9,Elkhart,IN
3/10/13 4:05 pm
Date_Incident
13001575 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at around 4:30 PM Ashton Hickman, 22, of 30970 Riverbend Circle reported that a suspect threw items at him
and slapped him. He was not injured from the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 30970 RIVERBEND CIRCLE,OSCEOLA,IN
3/10/13 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001580 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Neglect Of Dependent
Blotter:
On March 10, 2013 at approximately 9:00pm Kristina Kopfenstein(45) reported her 2 year old daughter suffered injuries inflicted
by a family member sometime between 8:05 am and 6:00 pm on March 10, 2013. Department of Child Services was contacted
and is investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 55733 Rivershore Lane,Elkhart,IN
3/10/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001574 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 3-10-2013 at approximately 4:35 pm Jennifer Hare,36, 70933 SR 13, reported on 3-8-2013 at approximately 4:00 pm a
suspect threw a television at her, causing bruising to her knee and foot.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 70933 SR 13,LIGONIER,IN
3/8/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001584 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 03-11-13 at 8:21am, Adelaide Thomas (75) reported her 16 year old custodial grandson left home between 8:20pm and
8:40pm on 03-08-13, and did not return. He was believed to be in the Mishawaka area based on a phone message and
facebook message, but had not been in direct contact since.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 51464 FOREST RD,ELKHART,IN
3/8/13 8:20 pm
Date_Incident
13001579 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 03/10/2013 at approximately 9:08 PM, Jeremy Yoder, 17, reported that his animal drawn vehicle and his horse were
damaged after a crash at the intersection of SR 13 and CR 20. Jeremy Yoder reported that the other vehicle involved was a
semi truck pulling a flat bed trailer. Jeremy Yoder reported that the other vehicle then left the scene without making a report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: SR 13/CR 20,Middlebury,IN
3/10/13 9:08 pm
Date_Incident
13001576 03/10/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 03/10/2013 at about 5:39 pm, Heather Johnson, 33, 54152 Ash Rd., Lot 199, reported an adult male suspect pushed a
juvenile male to the ground and rubbed snow on his face. The juvenile male suffered scratches and a bruise.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,OSCEOLA,IN
3/10/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001585 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter:
On 3-5-13, Rick Yoder, 56691 Northridge Dr., reported that between 3:40 pm and 5:00 pm, a 13 yr old male student put trash
down the shirt of, and pulled some hair out of a 12 yr old male student on the bus after school from Northridge Middle School.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56691 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/5/13 3:40 pm
Date_Incident
13001588 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter:
On 3-11-13 a 14 yr old male student refused to go to Northridge High School, Middlebury. The student became beligerant with
his parents and punched a hole in his bedroom wall.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/11/13 8:45 am
Date_Incident
13001588 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On 3-11-13 a 14 yr old male student refused to go to Northridge High School, Middlebury. The student became beligerant with
his parents and punched a hole in his bedroom wall.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/11/13 8:45 am
Date_Incident
13001591 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On 03/11/2013 at approximately 1:53 PM, Julio C Guevara Jr, 38, reported that on 03/06/2013, a suspect used his debit card
number to purchase an item from a Gamestop store in New York. Julio C Guevara reported that the purchase was in the
amount of $71.17.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 17558 BRAMBLEWOOD,GOSHEN,IN
3/6/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13001602 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On March 11, 2013 at 5:46 pm, David Henkler, 51, 30556 CR 20 reported a locked shed at the rear of the property had been
forced open and a green Kawasaki dirtbike was taken sometime between March 9th-11th.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 30556 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
3/9/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001608 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter
On 3-11-2013 at approximately 7:34 PM Abby Rushford, 50, reported she was struck by a refidgerator door by her live-in
boyfriend David Hall, 52, at 57599 Hawthorne St. David Hall was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for domestic violence.
Abby Rushord suffered swelling to her back and head from the incident.,
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 57599 HAWTHORNE,ELKHART,IN
3/11/13 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001606 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On March 11, 2013 around 6:23 pm, Jacqueline Shaffer, 43, 51757 CR 9, reported a 15 year old suspect, who is currently on
probation, had left the residence without permission and returned prior to police arrival.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 51757 CR 9,Elkhart,IN
3/11/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001603 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 3/11/2013, at approximately 4:56pm, Travis Hopkins, 37, 14244 CR 4, Bristol, reported that a juvenile told him that he has
been smoking marijuana while staying at his mother's residence. The Department of Child Services was notified of this incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 14244 CR 4,BRISTOL,IN
3/11/13 4:56 pm
Date_Incident

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