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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/20/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, March 20, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13001806 03/18/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On 03-18-13 at 9:50am, Elkhart County Sheriff's Department receive a call through PSCC that a subject out of state reported
chatting on line with a 19 year old female who was at 29145 Robin St, that was very depressed, and believed the person was
suicidal. Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to the residence, found the victim, who admitted she intended to hurt
herself, and stated she planned on taking a bunch of pills that she had in hand. Police transported her to Elkhart General
Hospital for a medical screen in lieu of ordering a 24 hour psychiatric commitment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 29145 ROBIN ST,ELKHART,IN
3/18/13 9:50 am
Date_Incident
13001803 03/18/2013
Nature of Call: Animal Cruelty
Blotter:
On 03/18/2013 at approximately 10:14 AM Larisa Ellis, 39, reported to the Elkhart County Humane Society that a dog at 18243
Scarborough Ln was being neglected. An animal control officer responded to the residence and determined that the dog was in
eminent danger and needed to be seized. The dog was taken from the property by the humane officer. A case report was
taken for Animal Cruelty charges for the owner of the dog.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 18243 Scarborough Lane,Goshen,IN
3/16/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13001804 03/18/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter: On 03-18-2013 at approximately 11:20am, Ronald Vandergriff , age 62, reported that a door was damaged to the
business located at 51772 SR 19. The damage occurred sometime between March14 at 3:30pm and March 15th at 11:00am.
The glass to the door was shattered by an unknown object.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CARICH, MICHAEL,3A193
Incident Location: 51772 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
3/14/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001810 03/18/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 3/18/2013, at approximately 8:53pm, Sheila Shively, 42, 18312 Dennis Ave, Goshen, reported that during an argument she
was battered by her boyfriend Paul Wagner, 41, who was incarcerated for battery. Sheila Shively suffered pain to her neck and
finger.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 18312 DENNIS AVE,GOSHEN,IN
3/18/13 8:53 pm
Date_Incident
13001816 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 03-19-2013 at about 10:06 am, Wendy Frank, 24, a school teacher at 6226 CR 15 reported being battered by a 10 year old
male student at about 9:15 am on 03-19-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHERN,IN
3/19/13 9:15 am
Date_Incident
13001817 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 03/19/2013 at approximately 10:58 AM Thomas Miley, 69, reported a burglary at his residence at 29454 CR 4, that occurred
between 7:30 AM and 10:45 AM on 03/19/2013. The suspect's forced open the garage entry door. Thomas Miley reported that
two flatscreen televisions, a purse, and a jewelry box containing approximately $2000.00 worth of jewelry were stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 29454 CR 4,ELKHART,IN
3/19/13 7:30 am
Date_Incident
13001820 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 03-19-2013 at approximately 12:25PM Steven Singer, 44 reported that his 17 year old daughter had runaway. Steven Singer
advised that his 17 year old daughter left the residence, located at 780 Broadmore Estates, on 03-17-2013 between 12:00PM
and 1:00PM and he had not seen or heard from her since.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 780 BROADMORE EST,GOSHEN,IN
3/17/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001813 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03-19-2013 at approximately 7:42AM Dain Miller, 28 reported that employees of Lippert Components, located at 51040
Greenfield Parkway, Middlebury found a small container that had a white powder substance. The white powder substance was
later field tested and found to be methamphetamine. The pontential suspect is still under investigation by the Elkhart County
Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 51040 GREENFIELD PARKWAY,MIDDLEBU
3/18/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001821 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 3-19-2013 at 1:38 PM Evelyn Villalba, 35, reported that on 3-17-2013 at an unknown time suspects used her credit card
information in New York, New York to make purchases.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 29800 Roscommon Dr.,Elkhart,IN
3/17/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001811 03/18/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On March 18, 2013 around 9:30 pm Wendy Mai, 39, 51975 Copperfield Ct, reported her credit card had been used to make
unauthorized purchases. The purchases were stopped by the card issuer, so she did not lose any money.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 51975 Copperfield CT,Granger,IN
3/18/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001822 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 3-19-2013 at 2:13 PM Jaime Hernandez Fernandez, 35, reported that the shed belonging to his church located at 30461 CR
20 was burglarized between 3-17-2013 2:00 PM and 3-19-2013 11:00 AM and that the suspect cut padlocks to remove a lawn
tractor, push mower, and string trimmer from the shed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 30461 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
3/17/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001823 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 03/19/2013 at about 7:13 pm, Cathy Pepper, 33, 29366 CR 12, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine,
marijuana, and paraphernalia associated with their use. She was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 29366 CR 12,ELKHART,IN
3/19/13 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
13001823 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter
On 03/19/2013 at about 7:13 pm, Cathy Pepper, 33, 29366 CR 12, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine,
marijuana, and paraphernalia associated with their use. She was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 29366 CR 12,ELKHART,IN
3/19/13 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
13001823 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 03/19/2013 at about 7:13 pm, Cathy Pepper, 33, 29366 CR 12, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine,
marijuana, and paraphernalia associated with their use. She was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 29366 CR 12,ELKHART,IN
3/19/13 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
13001823 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 03/19/2013 at about 7:13 pm, Cathy Pepper, 33, 29366 CR 12, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine,
marijuana, and paraphernalia associated with their use. She was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 29366 CR 12,ELKHART,IN
3/19/13 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
13001830 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 3/19/2013 Kelly Shoemaker, 48 reported an attempted burglary at 60991 CR 3. Suspect(s) pryed on the front door of the
residence leaving tool marks between 6:50am and 8:30pm on 3/19/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 60991 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
3/19/13 6:50 am
Date_Incident
13001831 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter:
On 03-19-2013 at approximately 9:26 pm, Fay Kaiger, 47 of Ohio, reported that she had a utility trailer returned to the
manufacturer for warranty repairs and that the company has since become insolvent and the trailer is not at the business
location or at the bank. Fay Kaiger reported that she is also unable to get in touch with anyone at the company.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 58356 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
12/21/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident

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