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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/13/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, March 13, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
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
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 Charles Summerlot, Middlebury reported that at approx. 8:45am, his 14 yr old son 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 Charles Summerlot, Middlebury reported that at approx. 8:45am, his 14 yr old son 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
13001587 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 3/11/13 at 12:34pm, Erin K Mendoza (31) of 54602 Suburban Drive advised sometime between 3/8/13, 4:30pm and 3/10/13,
1:30pm, an Ipod was stolen from one of her vehicles at the residence. Two tires were also flattened by two screws in another
vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 54602 SUBURBAN DR,ELKHART,IN
3/8/13 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001587 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 3/11/13 at 12:34pm, Erin K Mendoza (31) of 54602 Suburban Drive advised sometime between 3/8/13, 4:30pm and 3/10/13,
1:30pm, an Ipod was stolen from one of her vehicles at the residence. Two tires were also flattened by two screws in another
vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 54602 SUBURBAN DR,ELKHART,IN
3/8/13 4:30 pm
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
13001593 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter:
On 3/11/2013 Jonathan Gordon, 53 reported theft of a Cronkite flatbed trailer from the parking lot at Atwood Products 57912
Charolotte Ave. The trailer was stolen between 3/8/2013 and 3/11/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 57912 CHARLOTTE AVENUE,ELKHART,IN
3/8/13 4:00 pm
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
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
13001601 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On 3/11/2013, at approximately 4:52pm, Laura Zimmerman, 58, 54557 SR 13, Middlebury, reported that her 16 year old
grandson was being incorrigible. Laura Zimmerman advised that her grandson was not listening and would not do his chores.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 54557 SR 13,MIDDLBURY,IN
3/11/13 4:52 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
13001592 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
blotter:
On 3-11-2013 at approximately 12:45 PM Justin Rowland, 37, reported a burglary at his residence of 60002 Old CR 17. The
burglary occured on 3-11-2013 approximately between 7:30 AM and 12:30PM. The suspects force entry through a side door
and stole 2 power drills, A flat screen TV, and a vacuum
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 60002 Old cr 17,Elkhart,IN
3/11/13 7:30 am
Date_Incident
13001596 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
blotter
On3-11-2013 at approximately 2:50 PM Andi House, 28, reported a burglary at 59696 Old CR 17. The burglary occured
between 3-3-2013 at approximately 2:00 PM and 3-11-2013 at approximately 3:00PM. The suspects gain entry to the residence
by cutting a hole in the door. The suspect took 2 flat screen TV's.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 59696 Old 17 CT,Elkhart,IN
3/3/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001598 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On 3/11/2013 Christopher Neice, 25 located a 2 year old female child walking around unsupervised at 54152 Ash Road at
3:24 pm. The parents were located and the child was returned by Sheriff's Deputies. The Department of Child Services was
contacted.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,Elkhart,IN
3/11/13 3:24 pm
Date_Incident
13001599 03/11/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 3/11/2013 Tracy Konrath, 39 reported spraypaint on the garage door at her home 30404 CR 22. The orange spray paint
was used to paint profanity on the garage door sometime during the night before on 3/10 and 3/11.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 30404 CR 22,ELKHART,IN
3/11/13 4:08 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
13001615 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 3/12/2013, at approximately 12:35pm, Andy Namisnak, 23, 62226 CR 15, Goshen, reported that he was battered by a
student during an altercation at Bashor Children's Home 62226 CR 15. Andy Namisnak did not suffer any injuries.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,Goshen,IN
3/12/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001609 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On 3/11/2013 Enrique Cazares, 48 reported his 16 year old son pushed his mother and him at 8:30 pm. The 16 year old son
was also not listening or doing was was asked of him.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 54273 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001609 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 3/11/2013 Enrique Cazares, 48 reported his 16 year old son pushed his mother and him at 8:30 pm. The 16 year old son
was also not listening or doing was was asked of him.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 54273 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001619 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Missing Person
Blotter:
On March 12, 2013 around 3:00 pm, Lovina Miller, 50, 57199 CR 27, reported she has not been able to get in contact with her
brother who left the residence around 6:00 am. The job site called to inform Lovina Miller her brother had not arrived.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 57199 CR 27,GOSHEN,IN
3/12/13 6:00 am
Date_Incident
13001618 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 3/12/2013, at approximately 2:19pm, Donald Burtsfield, 80, 15721 CR 44, Goshen, reported that sometime between
11/25/2012 and 2:00pm on 3/12/2013, a suspect entered his residence and stole jewelry, televisions and dishes. It is unknown
at this time how the suspect made entry to the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 15721 CR 44,GOSHEN,IN
11/25/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001623 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3-12-2013 at around 3:56 pm, Chelsea B Yoder, 24, reported being involved in a crash on SR 19 at CR 24. She reported
the driver fled the scene. The suspect and vehicle were located at 58243 CR 7. Joseph E Mills, 46, was located in a garage at
the residence was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .24 BrAC. He
was incarcerated for Operating While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of a Crash. Also located in the garage was another
male, William Heiland, 50, who attempted to hide marijuana and a pipe. He was cited and released for possession of marijuana
and paraphernalia.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 19 / CR 20,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 3:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001623 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 3-12-2013 at around 3:56 pm, Chelsea B Yoder, 24, reported being involved in a crash on SR 19 at CR 24. She reported
the driver fled the scene. The suspect and vehicle were located at 58243 CR 7. Joseph E Mills, 46, was located in a garage at
the residence was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .24 BrAC. He
was incarcerated for Operating While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of a Crash. Also located in the garage was another
male, William Heiland, 50, who attempted to hide marijuana and a pipe. He was cited and released for possession of marijuana
and paraphernalia.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 19 / CR 20,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 3:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001623 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 3-12-2013 at around 3:56 pm, Chelsea B Yoder, 24, reported being involved in a crash on SR 19 at CR 24. She reported
the driver fled the scene. The suspect and vehicle were located at 58243 CR 7. Joseph E Mills, 46, was located in a garage at
the residence was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .24 BrAC. He
was incarcerated for Operating While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of a Crash. Also located in the garage was another
male, William Heiland, 50, who attempted to hide marijuana and a pipe. He was cited and released for possession of marijuana
and paraphernalia.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 19 / CR 20,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 3:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001623 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 3-12-2013 at around 3:56 pm, Chelsea B Yoder, 24, reported being involved in a crash on SR 19 at CR 24. She reported
the driver fled the scene. The suspect and vehicle were located at 58243 CR 7. Joseph E Mills, 46, was located in a garage at
the residence was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .24 BrAC. He
was incarcerated for Operating While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of a Crash. Also located in the garage was another
male, William Heiland, 50, who attempted to hide marijuana and a pipe. He was cited and released for possession of marijuana
and paraphernalia.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 19 / CR 20,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 3:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001626 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 3/12/2013 at 4:48PM Leo Saiz, 45, reported that Theodore Defronzo, 42, struck him in the face with an open hand, causing
lacerations and complaint of pain, then kicked him in the face when he fell down at 27217 Country Lake Ln. Theodore Defronzo
was incarcerated for battery.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 27217 Country Lake Lane,Elkhart,IN
3/12/13 4:40 pm
Date_Incident

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