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Elkhart County Police Blotter 03/27/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, March 27, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13001945 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 3/25/2013, at approximately 9:36am, Crystal Wright, 41, 18234 CR 22, Goshen, reported that her 16 year old stepson left
home against her wishes on 3/24/2013 at approximately 11:00pm, and has not returned home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 18234 CR 22,Goshen,IN
3/24/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001945 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 3/25/2013, at approximately 9:36am, Crystal Wright, 41, 18234 CR 22, Goshen, reported that her 16 year old stepson left
home against her wishes on 3/24/2013 at approximately 11:00pm, and has not returned home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 18234 CR 22,Goshen,IN
3/24/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001946 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 3/24/2013 at 10:00am Jesse Sailor, 51of 57284 CR 23 reported a fraudulent charge on his debit account. An
unauthorized purchase of $29.95 was taken out of his account on 3/24.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 57284 CR 23,GOSHEN,IN
3/25/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13001949 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter
On March 25, 2013 around 11:00 am, Gale David, 57, 53694, Pheasant Ridge Dr, reported someone had taken out welfare
benefits in the name of her 85 year old mother, in the state of New Jersey.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 27833 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
3/20/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001953 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Attempted Forcible Entry
Blotter
On March 25, 2013 around 11:17 pm, Juan Zalazar, 30, 54172 Starner Ave, reported someone attempted to force entry to his
residence between 9:00-10:00 am, causing damage to the front door.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 54172 STARNER AVE,ELKHART,IN
3/25/13 8:55 am
Date_Incident
13001963 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 03-25-2013 at approximately 10:30pm Harland Smith of 29061 Robin St. Elkhart, reported his 37 year old daughter had
used synthetic marijuana and needed medical attention for hallucinations and paranoia.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 29061 ROBIN ST,ELKHART,IN
3/25/13 10:25 am
Date_Incident
13001963 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 03-25-2013 at approximately 10:30pm Harland Smith of 29061 Robin St. Elkhart, reported his 37 year old daughter had
used synthetic marijuana and needed medical attention for hallucinations and paranoia.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 29061 ROBIN ST,ELKHART,IN
3/25/13 10:25 am
Date_Incident
13001947 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 3-25-2013 at around 10:13 AM Lester Martin,71, of 18190 CR 40 reported that a subject had used his credit card information
to purchase an item valued at $475.00 without his approval on 3-9-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 18190 CR 40,GOSHEN,IN
3/9/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13001952 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter
On 03/25/2013 at approximately 12:20 PM, Dora J Geyer, 49, of 58942 CR 7, reported that approximately 3 years ago, a
suspect used her identity to open an account with Dish Network without her permission.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 58942 CR 7,Elkhart,IN
3/25/13 12:20 pm
Date_Incident
13001951 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 3/25/2013, at approximately 12:09pm, Carl Miller, 37, 10639 CR 38, Millersburg, reported that a suspect driving a white truck
collided with his fence on 3/25/2013 at approximately 11:30am and then fled the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 10639 CR 38,MILLERSBURG,IN
3/25/13 11:30 am
Date_Incident
13001954 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
BLOTTER:
On 3/25/2013 Cecilia Baltazar reported a violation of a protective order to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Dept. The incident
occurred on 3/25/2013 in Elkhart County, IN.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STOUT, JEREMY,3A220
Incident Location: 55759 WILLOWBEND BLVD,BRISTOL,IN
3/25/13 12:45 pm
Date_Incident
13001955 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter
On March 25, 2013 around 3:08 pm, Lisa Sunday, 52, 26171 Rogers Rd, reported someone had opened a credit card in her
name at an unknown time, which was turned over into collections.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 26171 ROGERS RD,ELKHART,IN
4/14/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001958 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 3/25/2013, at approximately 4:51pm, Mary Swihart, 24, 19370, US Hwy 20, Elkhart, reported that sometime between
12:00pm on 3/23/2013 and 4:30pm on 3/25/2013, a suspect forced entry through a window and entered her pole barn, it is
unknown at this time what was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 19370 US 20 HWY,GOSHEN,IN
3/23/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001960 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On March 25, 2013 around 5:41 pm, Andrea Freel, 34, 53837 Lilac St, reported her 3 year old son had been bitten by a dog.
The dog owner, Jennifer Chapman, 38, was cited and released for harboring a non-immunized animal resulting in injury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 18318 BREWSTER DR,BRISTOL,IN
3/24/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13001960 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On March 25, 2013 around 5:41 pm, Andrea Freel, 34, 53837 Lilac St, reported her 3 year old son had been bitten by a dog.
The dog owner, Jennifer Chapman, 38, was cited and released for harboring a non-immunized animal resulting in injury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 18318 BREWSTER DR,BRISTOL,IN
3/24/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13001959 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
BLOTTER: On 03-25-13 at 5:18pm, Danielle Dillenbeck, 26, 202 Townline Rd reported that on 03-22-13 at 6:00pm, a suspect
struck her on the upper arm area while in the parking lot of 19900 US 6 New Paris, IN. She also currently has a restraining
order against this same individual.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CARICH, MICHAEL,3A193
Incident Location: 19900 US 6,NEW PARIS,IN
3/22/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001959 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
BLOTTER: On 03-25-13 at 5:18pm, Danielle Dillenbeck, 26, 202 Townline Rd reported that on 03-22-13 at 6:00pm, a suspect
struck her on the upper arm area while in the parking lot of 19900 US 6 New Paris, IN. She also currently has a restraining
order against this same individual.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CARICH, MICHAEL,3A193
Incident Location: 19900 US 6,NEW PARIS,IN
3/22/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001950 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter:
On 3/25/2013 at 11:29 am Ronald Sherck, 77 reported invasion of privacy at his property at 55119 CR 31. Ronald Sherck
reported a male was on his property violating a protection order. The case is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 55119 CR 31,BRISTOL,IN
3/25/13 11:29 am
Date_Incident
13001961 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 03/25/2013 at around 6:40pm Doug Ganger, 58, an employee with Bashor Children's Home 62226 CR 15, reported that he
was punched in the chest and face by a 15 year old male. Doug Ganger reported minor pain and refused medical treatment.
The incident occured around 6:10 pm on 03/25/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/25/13 6:11 pm
Date_Incident
13001961 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter
On 03/25/2013 at around 6:40pm Doug Ganger, 58, an employee with Bashor Children's Home 62226 CR 15, reported that he
was punched in the chest and face by a 15 year old male. Doug Ganger reported minor pain and refused medical treatment.
The incident occured around 6:10 pm on 03/25/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/25/13 6:11 pm
Date_Incident
13001964 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Neglect Of Dependent
Blotter
On March 26, 2013 at approximately 12:49 am Kailee Checkley of Edwardsburg, MI reported battery on her 9 month old son
committed by known suspect.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 30704 Ashwood Drive,Elkhart,IN
3/24/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001964 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On March 26, 2013 at approximately 12:49 am Kailee Checkley of Edwardsburg, MI reported battery on her 9 month old son
committed by known suspect.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 30704 Ashwood Drive,Elkhart,IN
3/24/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13001962 03/25/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 3-25-2013 at approximately 7:50 PM Matthew Schultz, 40, was found to be in possesion of drug paraphernalia at 1011
Bontrager Ave. Matthew Schultz was cited and released at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 1011 BONTRAGER AVE,ELKHART,IN
3/25/13 7:45 pm
Date_Incident
13001973 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 3/26/2013, at approximately 1:12pm, Michael Doherty, 57, 62226 CR 15, Goshen, reported that a 10 year old student
punched him in the stomach during an altercation at Bashor Children's Home. Michael Doherty did not suffer any injuries.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/26/13 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
13001972 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 03-26-2013, at about 1:15 PM, Kimberly Clark (42), 21075 Protecta Drive, Elkhart, reported that money had been paid for
goods not received. An order had been placed in the afternoon of 03-14-2013, $549 transferred for the order, yet the paperwork
and the product was not forthcoming as of 03-25 2013 at 9 AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GLEDHILL, NORMA,3R75
Incident Location: 21075 PROTECTA DR,ELKHART,IN
3/14/13 3:45 pm
Date_Incident
13001974 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 03/26/13 Jonathan Puckett, 33, advised between 03/23/2013 at 1:01 a.m. and 03/24/2013 at 5:01 a.m. unknown suspect(s)
vandalized his vinyl fencing and removed the Summer Chase subdivision name sign, from the entrance of the subdivision.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 29346 RAINTREE CT,ELKHART,IN
3/23/13 1:01 am
Date_Incident
13001976 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
BLOTTER
On 03/26/2013 at 3:00 p.m., Bennett Tyson, 21, advised that on 02/18/2013 at 10:29 a.m. unknown suspect(s) made two
unauthorized online withdrawals from Great Britain through his Interra Credit Union account.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 63115 OLD 17 CT,GOSHEN,IN
2/18/13 10:29 am
Date_Incident
13001969 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 3/26/2013 at 12:00pm Paul Heiser, 36 reported theft of a personal check from his residence at 309 1/2 Myrtle St. The
suspect then forged his signature on the check and cashed it for $60.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 309 1/2 Myrtle ST,Elkhart,IN
3/26/13 11:54 am
Date_Incident
13001969 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter:
On 3/26/2013 at 12:00pm Paul Heiser, 36 reported theft of a personal check from his residence at 309 1/2 Myrtle St. The
suspect then forged his signature on the check and cashed it for $60.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 309 1/2 Myrtle ST,Elkhart,IN
3/26/13 11:54 am
Date_Incident
13001979 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 3/26/2013, at approximately 3:52pm, Jeffrey Hershberger, 48, 15685 CR 46, Goshen, reported that sometime between
7:30am on 3/26/2013 and 3:52pm on 3/26/2013, a suspect forced entry to the front door of his residence. It is unknown at this
time what exactly was taken from the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 15685 CR 46,GOSHEN,IN
3/26/13 7:30 am
Date_Incident
13001983 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
BLOTTER: On 03-26-2013 at approximately 5:24pm, Bridgett Wagner, 52, of 60938 SR 15 reported that forced entry was made
into her residence and suspects took jewelry and cash sometime between 8:30am and 5:15pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CARICH, MICHAEL,3A193
Incident Location: 60938 SR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/26/13 8:30 am
Date_Incident
13001986 03/26/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3-16-2013 at approximately 8:17 PM Dallas E. Alter, 54, of 54152 Ash Rd. Lot 380 was stopped leaving the scene of a
battery incident. He was arrested for operating while intoxicated after he failed a three part field sobreity test and refused a
certified chemical test.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,OSCEOLA,IN
3/26/13 8:37 pm
Date_Incident

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