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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/21/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, March 21, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
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
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
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
13001819 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 03-19-2013 at about 12:32 pm, Steven Yoder, 60, reported a vehicle radiator he stored in his garage was stolen sometime
between 03-17-2013 at 9:00 pm and 03-18-2013 at 4:00 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 28834 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKART,IN
3/17/13 9:00 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
13001832 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 03/20/2013 at approximately 9:21 AM Mark Steiner, 43, reported that he was involved in a two vehicle crash on CR 40 west
of CR 9, and that the driver of the other vehicle drove away from the scene. Mark Steiner followed the suspect's vehicle until
police were able to catch up to them in the area of Kercher Rd and Island View Dr and stop the accused vehicle. The accused
driver was found to be Kayla Lambert, 18, of Wakarusa. Kayla Lambert was issued a misdemeanor summons for Leaving the
Scene of a Property Damage Crash, as well as a citation for Following Too Closely.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: CR 40 West of CR 9,Wakarusa,IN
3/20/13 9:20 am
Date_Incident
13001834 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 03-20-13 at 11:04am, Mary Swihart of 19370 US 20 reported that between 5:00pm on 03-13-13 and 7:00pm on 03-19-13,
her storage units were entered by the locks being removed from their doors. Items stolen were pending inventory, but it was
known that a minnie bike, small engines, torque converters, a lock box containing legal documents, checkbooks, and 2
handguns were taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 19370 US 20,Bristol,IN
3/13/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001828 03/19/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On 3-19-2013 at 6:12 PM David Steinke, 49, reported that on the same date between 8:00 AM and 5:30 PM a suspect entered
his locked residence and removed wallets, medication, and a video game console. There was no apparent forced entry to the
residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 58190 Joshua Dr.,Elkhart,IN
3/19/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13001837 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On March 20, 2013 around 2:00 pm, Milton Burkholder, 59, 56169 CR 23, reported his residence had been burglarized by
forced entry to a rear door between, 6:00am-2:00pm. He reported jewelry, knives and ammunition taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 56169 CR 23,Bristol,IN
3/20/13 6:00 am
Date_Incident
13001841 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3/20/2013 at 3:16 PM Lisa Ihrig, 37, was found to be the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash at CR 6/CR 113. She failed
standard field sobriety tests, and registered a .22 BRAC on a certified chemical test. Lisa Ihrig was incarcerated for operating
while intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 6/CR 13,Elkhart,IN
3/20/13 3:15 pm
Date_Incident
13001842 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 03/20/2013 at about 3:40 pm, Bradley Bollman, 54, 56097 CR 23, reported that between 7:20 am and 3:05 pm on
03/20/2013 suspects forced open a window to his residence and entered, taking cash, ammunition, and jewelry, and damaging
household items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 56097 CR 23,Bristol,IN
3/20/13 7:20 am
Date_Incident
13001838 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On March 20, 2013 around 2:54 pm, Kevin Dilks, 40, 21107 CR 6, reported his residence had been burglarized by forced entry
sometime between 8:30 am and 2:54 pm. He reported a television and gaming system taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 21107 CR 6,BRISTOL,IN
3/20/13 8:30 am
Date_Incident
13001847 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3-21-2013 at around 1:05 am, Austin Charles Carter, 19, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 18 east of CR 1. He was
found to be in possession of marijuana. He was found to be impaired, failing a field sobriety test and a Drug Recognition
Evaluation. He submitted blood and urine samples for drug testing and those results are pending. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 1 / CR 18,Elkhart,IN
3/21/13 1:05 am
Date_Incident
13001847 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 3-21-2013 at around 1:05 am, Austin Charles Carter, 19, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 18 east of CR 1. He was
found to be in possession of marijuana. He was found to be impaired, failing a field sobriety test and a Drug Recognition
Evaluation. He submitted blood and urine samples for drug testing and those results are pending. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 1 / CR 18,Elkhart,IN
3/21/13 1:05 am
Date_Incident

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