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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/14/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, March 14, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13001613 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Intimidation
Blotter:
On 03-12-2013 at approximately 8:28AM Jamie Amos, 57, reported that he was being threatened by a 30 year old acquaintance
via Facebook. Jamie Amos also reported that the 30 year old male was tailgating him while he was driving back to his
residence, located st at 3728 Grady Blvd, Elkhart from a friends residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 3728 GRADY BLVD,ELKHART,IN
6/24/12 4:03 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
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
13001621 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 3-12-2013 at 3:11 PM Cory Risemas, 36, reported that between 3-11-2013 6:00 PM and 3-12-2013 7:00 AM a suspect stole
a Murray Gray calf from his property located at 59542 CR 1.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 59542 CR 1,ELKHART,IN
3/11/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001685 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 3-12-13 a 14 yr old female at Northridge High School, 56779 Northridge Dr, Middlebury was found to have smoked
marijuana in a girls bathroom at approx. 2:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/12/13 2:00 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
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
13001622 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter
On March 12, 2013 around 3:15 pm, Kari McClane, 20, 22508 Stillwater Ct, reportd being shoved and thrown on the floor by the
father of her children, causing her pain.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 22508 STILLWATER CT,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 3:00 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
13001631 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 3-12-2013 at 6:24 PM Deborah Becraft, 51, reported that between November 2012 and 3-11-2013 at 1:38 PM a suspect cut
the lock to her storage unit at 52292 CR 9 and removed a pottery and baseball card collection.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 52292 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
11/1/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001632 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Harassment
Blotter
On 3-12-2013 at 6:24 PM Troy S. Cornwell, 26, reported that on 03-12-2013 he was being harassed by a suspect via telephone.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 25910 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 6:24 pm
Date_Incident
13001658 03/13/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 3-13-13 at 6:23am a report was taken for Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Crash after a driver lost control of her
vehilce on the snow/ice covered roadway on CR 6, East of Jackie Ln., Elkhart, IN. The vehicle she collided with fled the scene
without leaving any identifying information.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PINCH, JOSEPH,3A198
Incident Location: CR 6 east of Jackie Ln,Elkhart,IN
3/13/13 6:15 am
Date_Incident
13001628 03/12/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 3-12-2013 at around 5:25 PM Kallan White, 27, of 57964 Brendon reported seeing a male subject in a white passenger car
strike a stop sign at the intersection of CR 1 and Cr 20 causing damage. The white pasenger car left the scene without making
a report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: CR 1/ CR 20,ELKHART,IN
3/12/13 5:25 pm
Date_Incident
13001653 03/13/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 03-13-2013 at about 6:12 am Kelli Evans, 37, reported her 2007 pickup truck was involved in a hit and run accident at the
intersection of CR 21 at CR 38 at about 5:53 am. The suspect vehicle a red Dodge Durango fled the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: CR 21/ CR 38,GOSHEN,IN
3/13/13 5:35 am
Date_Incident
13001676 03/13/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 3/13/2013, at approximately 9:38 am, a death investigation was conducted by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department at
56673 Mark Manor Dr. Mildred A Rossi (83) was found deceased inside her residence at approximately 8:52 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: 56673 MARK MANOR DR,ELKHART,IN
3/13/13 7:45 am
Date_Incident
13001686 03/13/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 3/13/2013, at approximately 1:34 pm, Michael F Doherty (57) reported a battery at 62226 CR 15. Michael Doherty stated a
13 year old male student at Bashor Alternative School struck him multiple times in the left arm and shins at 1:00 pm that
afternoon. Michael Doherty did not suffer any visible injuries from the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/13/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001699 03/14/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
BLOTTER:
On 03-13-2013 at 12:21 am The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department recovered a stolen vehicle from CR 32 west of CR 1, it
was found abondoned in the roadway. The registered owner has not been located.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: CR 32 WEST OF CR 1,WAKARUSA,IN
3/14/13 12:21 am
Date_Incident
13001701 03/14/2013
Nature of Call: Habitual Traffic Offender
Blotter:
On 03/14/2013, around 3:45am, Luis Bautista, 52, was stopped for traffic violations and was arrested for habitual traffic violator
for life.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: cr 17 n cr 26,GOSHEN,IN
3/14/13 3:45 am
Date_Incident

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