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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/22/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, March 22, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13001864 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: ICOAB
Blotter:
On 3-20-13 Wendy Vanderford 41, 18650 Wilson Dr, Goshen reported a 14 yr old female, 15 yr old male, and a 17 yr old male
had been drinking at her house.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 18650 WILSON DR,GOSHEN,IN
3/19/13 6:00 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
13001836 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
blotter:
On 3-20-2013 at around 1:25 PM Amanda Osborne, 25, of 60855 CR 17 reported that a male subject entered her residence in
violation of a protection order at around 1:00 PM on 3-20-2013
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 60855 CR 17,GOSHEN,IN
3/20/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001836 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Residential Entry
blotter:
On 3-20-2013 at around 1:25 PM Amanda Osborne, 25, of 60855 CR 17 reported that a male subject entered her residence in
violation of a protection order at around 1:00 PM on 3-20-2013
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 60855 CR 17,GOSHEN,IN
3/20/13 1:00 pm
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
13001852 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Harassment
Blotter: On 3-20-2013 around 10:00am, Brandon Westlake, 42, of 23079 Old US HWY 20 reported his daughter was receiving
inappropriate and vulgar text messages. He stated this occurred on 3-13-2013 at 8:30pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: EVANS, DAPHNE,3A211
Incident Location: 23079 OLD US 20 Hwy,ELKHART,IN
3/3/13 2:45 pm
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
13001840 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On March 20th, 2013 at around 2:56 PM Mark Trent, 34, 533 Woodies Lane reported that a white Ford Explorer struck his
vehicle on CR 10 North West of John Weaver Parkway and then left the scene on March 20th, 2013 shortly before 2:56 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: CR 10 NW of John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,
3/20/13 2:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001840 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On March 20th, 2013 at around 2:56 PM Mark Trent, 34, 533 Woodies Lane reported that a white Ford Explorer struck his
vehicle on CR 10 North West of John Weaver Parkway and then left the scene on March 20th, 2013 shortly before 2:56 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: CR 10 NW of John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,
3/20/13 2:56 pm
Date_Incident
13001840 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On March 20th, 2013 at around 2:56 PM Mark Trent, 34, 533 Woodies Lane reported that a white Ford Explorer struck his
vehicle on CR 10 North West of John Weaver Parkway and then left the scene on March 20th, 2013 shortly before 2:56 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: CR 10 NW of John Weaver Parkway,Elkhart,
3/20/13 2:56 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
13001844 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On March 20th, 2013 at around 5:40 PM Nicole Rivera, 33, 54880 CR 1 reported that her 24 year old husband grabbed her
arms during an argument on March 20th, 2013 shortly before 5:40 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 54880 CR 1 N,ELKHART,IN
3/20/13 5:40 pm
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
13001845 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 3-20-2013 at 8:26 PM Alvin M. Zimmerman, 27, of 59861 CR 11 reported that between 8-19-2013 8:00 AM and 8-20-2013
8:25 PM a suspect entered his residence by prying a door open and stole subglasses, jewelry, and a video game system.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 59861 CR 11,ELKHART,IN
3/19/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13001860 03/20/2013
Nature of Call: Escape
BLOTTER:
On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at approximately 4:39pm, Elkhart County Community Corrections offender, Maxine Gilmore, 48,
failed to return to lawful confinement and is now considered AWOL.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOSHEN,IN
3/20/13 5:04 pm
Date_Incident
13001853 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 3/21/2013, at approximately 8:37 am, Steven M Dorer (43) reported a credit card fraud case at 55335 Corwin Rd. Steven
Dorer stated $1470.89 worth of miscellaneous racecar parts were shipped from Racecar Engineering in Lakeland, FL, to the
accused address on 1/28/2013 and 2/14/2013. The credit cards used to pay for the parts were later found to be fraudulent.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 55335 CORWIN RD,ELKHART,IN
1/28/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13001873 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 3-21-2013 at 5:31 PM James D. Stults, 67, was found to be deceased in his residence located at 52070 Brookstream Circle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 52070 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
3/21/13 5:31 pm
Date_Incident
13001875 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On March 21, 2013 around 6:30 pm, Brenda Hernandez, 28, 909 Thomas St, reported her 15 year old niece was battered by
her mother. The Elkhart County Sheriffs Department and Department of Child Services is investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 57319 CR 17,GOSHEN,IN
3/20/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13001876 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
blotter:
On 3-21-2013 at around 8:28 PM a 54 year old female attempted to kill herself by cutting her wrist at 65657 CR 31. The female
was taken to Goshen General Hospital and was medically treated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 65657 CR 31,GOSHEN,IN
3/21/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001877 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
blotter:
On March 31, 2013 around 9:27 pm, Lisa Teague, 49, 23538 Rye Ct, reported a guest at her residence attempted to commit
suicide by overdosing on precription medication and alcohol. He was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 23538 RYE CT,ELKHART,IN
3/21/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001879 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Buying / Receiving / Possessing Stolen Property
Blotter
On 3-21-2013 at around 11:36 pm, Kathryn Jepsky, 22, reported finding a stolen BMW 545I listed on Craigslist that had been
stolen out of South Carolina. The vehicle was located at 60891 CR 19 and was recovered. The case is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 60891 CR 19,GOSHEN,IN
3/21/13 11:36 pm
Date_Incident
13001857 03/21/2013
Nature of Call: Sexual Battery
BLOTTER: ON 03-21-2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 9:22AM, A 27 YEAR OLD FEMALE TEACHER AT BASHOR CHILDRENS
HOME 62226 CR 15 REPORTED THAT SHE WAS INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHED BY A 13 YEAR OLD MALE STUDENT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CARICH, MICHAEL,3A193
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/20/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident

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