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Elkhart County Police Blotter 04/05/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, April 5, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13002134 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On April 3, 2013 around 2:51 pm, Thomas Yoder, 69, 902 Eagle Trace, reported 2 unauthorized purchases made on his son's
account, one on March 15th and the other March 29th. Both charges were for $120.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 18889 4th ST,New Paris,IN
3/15/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002133 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
04/03/13 at 3:00 p.m., George Mast, 75, advised between 03/30/2013 at 11:01 p.m. and 03/31/2013 at 11:29 p.m. unknown
suspect(s) removed two vehicle batteries, from 63505 CR 15.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 63505 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/30/13 11:01 pm
Date_Incident
13002138 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On April 3, 2013 around 5:25 pm, Bradley Anderson, 29, 61651 SR 19, reported on April 1st and 2nd, 2013, a subject used his
debit card information for purchases in Miami FL, where he was not visiting.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 61651 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
4/2/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002140 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter: On 04-03-2013 at approximately 5:40pm, John Bell, 47, found Joan Bell, 59, deceased at her residence located at
23285 Greenleaf Blvd. The Elkhart County Sheriff Department and the Elkhart County Coroners office are currently
investigating the case.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CARICH, MICHAEL,3A193
Incident Location: 23285 GREENLEAF BLVD,ELKHART,IN
3/26/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002135 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On April 3rd, 2013 at around 3:45 PM Diana Callihan, 57, 30475 North Shore Dr reported that her Pay Pal MasterCard was
used without her permission sometime on April 3rd, 2013 to make $236.08 in fraudulent purchases.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 30475 NORTH SHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
4/3/13 3:45 pm
Date_Incident
13002144 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 4/3/2013 at 6:45PM Doug Chaffee, 57, reported a battery at Bashor Homes at 62226 CR 15 at 6:30PM. A 17 year old male
was transported to Juvenile Detention Center for battery and criminal conversion.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
4/3/13 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
13002144 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter:
On 4/3/2013 at 6:45PM Doug Chaffee, 57, reported a battery at Bashor Homes at 62226 CR 15 at 6:30PM. A 17 year old male
was transported to Juvenile Detention Center for battery and criminal conversion.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
4/3/13 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
13002142 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 4-3-2013 at approximately 5:32 PM Angela Mccraner reported a burglary at her reisdence of 11356 CR 2.The incident
occured between 7:30AM and 5:30 PM. The suspect took 2 laptops, a printer, an Ipod touch, 3 gold rings, 2 watches, and a gold
diamond bracelet.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 11356 CR2,Middlebury,IN
4/3/13 7:30 am
Date_Incident
13002141 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter
On 4-3-2013 at 6:14 PM Lawrence Cummings, 40, of 55124 CR 131 was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for a 24 hour
psychological evaluation after he was having suicidal ideations.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 55124 CR 131,BRISTOL,IN
4/3/13 6:14 pm
Date_Incident
13002148 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter
On 4-4-2013 at around 2:38 am, three Elkhart juveniles ages 14, 15, and 17 were located on CR 24 east of SR 19. The 14 year
old was found to be in possession of tobacco. The 14 and 15 year old were found to be in possession of stolen property, chips
and tobacco products, from the 7-Eleven at 58458 SR 19. All three were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. All
were released to parents pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 27838 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
4/4/13 2:38 am
Date_Incident
13002148 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: ICOAB
Blotter
On 4-4-2013 at around 2:38 am, three Elkhart juveniles ages 14, 15, and 17 were located on CR 24 east of SR 19. The 14 year
old was found to be in possession of tobacco. The 14 and 15 year old were found to be in possession of stolen property, chips
and tobacco products, from the 7-Eleven at 58458 SR 19. All three were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. All
were released to parents pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 27838 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
4/4/13 2:38 am
Date_Incident
13002148 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Curfew And Loitering Laws
Blotter
On 4-4-2013 at around 2:38 am, three Elkhart juveniles ages 14, 15, and 17 were located on CR 24 east of SR 19. The 14 year
old was found to be in possession of tobacco. The 14 and 15 year old were found to be in possession of stolen property, chips
and tobacco products, from the 7-Eleven at 58458 SR 19. All three were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. All
were released to parents pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 27838 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
4/4/13 2:38 am
Date_Incident
13002148 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 4-4-2013 at around 2:38 am, three Elkhart juveniles ages 14, 15, and 17 were located on CR 24 east of SR 19. The 14 year
old was found to be in possession of tobacco. The 14 and 15 year old were found to be in possession of stolen property, chips
and tobacco products, from the 7-Eleven at 58458 SR 19. All three were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. All
were released to parents pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 27838 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
4/4/13 2:38 am
Date_Incident
13002150 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On April 4, 2013 at 7:41am George A Smucker(74) of 1315 East Reynolds reported a building he owns at 63000 CR43 had
been broken into. The garage door was smashed inward. Two chain saws, a peavey log roller and a push broom was stolen
between April 3, 2013, 5:30pm & April 4, 2013, 7:41pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 63000 CR43,MILLERSBURG,IN
4/3/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13002143 04/03/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter
On April 3, 2013 around 7:15 pm, James Combs, 47, 50852 SR 19, reported a guest at his residence took his white 1979
Pontiac Grand Prix, while he was at work.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 50852 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
4/3/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13002155 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 4/4/2013, at approximately 11:26 am, Adelaide A Thomas (75) reported a criminal mischief case at 51464 Forest Rd.
Adelaide Thomas stated a juvenile suspect threw alarm sensors into a lake channel, sometime between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm
on 4/3/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 51464 FOREST RD,ELKHART,IN
4/3/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002155 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On 4/4/2013, at approximately 11:26 am, Adelaide A Thomas (75) reported a criminal mischief case at 51464 Forest Rd.
Adelaide Thomas stated a juvenile suspect threw alarm sensors into a lake channel, sometime between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm
on 4/3/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 51464 FOREST RD,ELKHART,IN
4/3/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002156 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/04/2013 at around 10:36 pm, Ashley Reiff, 35 was arrested for criminal trespass after being located in a residence at
57962 Ball Dr. Ashley Reiff had been issued a no tresspass order for the residence on Ball Dr on May 24, 2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 57962 BALL DR,ELKHART,IN
4/4/13 10:36 am
Date_Incident
13002159 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Public Indecency
Blotter
On 04/04/2013 at approximately 3:15 PM, Pamela Bell, 54, reported that on 04/04/2013 at approximately 2:45 PM, a suspect
exited his tan SUV at the intersection of CR 5 and Sunnyfield and exposed himself to her 13 year old daughter as she was
walking home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: CR 5/Sunnyfield,Elkhart,IN
4/4/13 2:45 pm
Date_Incident
13002163 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04/04/2013 at approximately 8:33 PM, Wesley A New, 33, was involved in a one vehicle collision near the intersection of CR
6 and CR 7. Wesley New was found to be operating while intoxicated and refused a blood and urine test and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: CR 6/CR 7,Elkhart,IN
4/4/13 8:35 pm
Date_Incident
13002163 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 04/04/2013 at approximately 8:33 PM, Wesley A New, 33, was involved in a one vehicle collision near the intersection of CR
6 and CR 7. Wesley New was found to be operating while intoxicated and refused a blood and urine test and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: CR 6/CR 7,Elkhart,IN
4/4/13 8:35 pm
Date_Incident
13002166 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 04/05/2013 at approximately 12:14am Adam Hale was stopped for a traffic violation while driving near the intersection of
Jefferson and Ash Road. Adam Hale was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and was incarcerated
at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: Jefferson West of Ash Road,OSCEOLA,IN
4/5/13 12:14 am
Date_Incident
13002166 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 04/05/2013 at approximately 12:14am Adam Hale was stopped for a traffic violation while driving near the intersection of
Jefferson and Ash Road. Adam Hale was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and was incarcerated
at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: Jefferson West of Ash Road,OSCEOLA,IN
4/5/13 12:14 am
Date_Incident
13002164 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 04/04/2013, around 11:14pm, Heather Ward,22, and Brandon Cofield,27, were found in possession of marijuana and drug
paraphpernalia at 28636 Larue in Elkhart and were cited and rleased at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 28636 LARUE,ELKHART,IN
4/4/13 11:14 pm
Date_Incident
13002164 04/04/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 04/04/2013, around 11:14pm, Heather Ward,22, and Brandon Cofield,27, were found in possession of marijuana and drug
paraphpernalia at 28636 Larue in Elkhart and were cited and rleased at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 28636 LARUE,ELKHART,IN
4/4/13 11:14 pm
Date_Incident
13002169 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 4-5-2013 at approximately 4:42 am, Nathan Liechty, 34, was attempted to be stopped in the area of CR 38 and CR 11 for
traffic violations. Nathan Liechty fled from police in a vehicle before striking Stop Sticks in the area of Beech Road and Dragoon
Trail in Osceola, Indiana. Nathan Liechty then fled from police on foot before being apprehended. He was found to have a
Suspended-Prior operator's license. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 38 // CR 11,Goshen,IN
4/5/13 4:42 am
Date_Incident
13002169 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Recklessness
Blotter:
On 4-5-2013 at approximately 4:42 am, Nathan Liechty, 34, was attempted to be stopped in the area of CR 38 and CR 11 for
traffic violations. Nathan Liechty fled from police in a vehicle before striking Stop Sticks in the area of Beech Road and Dragoon
Trail in Osceola, Indiana. Nathan Liechty then fled from police on foot before being apprehended. He was found to have a
Suspended-Prior operator's license. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 38 // CR 11,Goshen,IN
4/5/13 4:42 am
Date_Incident
13002169 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 4-5-2013 at approximately 4:42 am, Nathan Liechty, 34, was attempted to be stopped in the area of CR 38 and CR 11 for
traffic violations. Nathan Liechty fled from police in a vehicle before striking Stop Sticks in the area of Beech Road and Dragoon
Trail in Osceola, Indiana. Nathan Liechty then fled from police on foot before being apprehended. He was found to have a
Suspended-Prior operator's license. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 38 // CR 11,Goshen,IN
4/5/13 4:42 am
Date_Incident

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