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Elkhart County Police Blotter 04/08/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, April 8, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13002172 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On 4/5/2013, at approximately 9:04 am, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a suicide attempt at 28201 Old
US 33. A 40 year old male subject stabbed himself multiple times with a knife in an attempt to harm himself. The male subject
was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of the wounds and mental evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 28201 OLD US 33,ELKHART,IN
4/5/13 8:57 am
Date_Incident
13002173 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 04/05/2013 at arond 11:03 am, Antony Companion, 74 of 56642 Upper Parkway, reported his fence being struck by a
vehicle that left the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 56642 Upper Parkway,Elkhart,IN
4/5/13 11:03 am
Date_Incident
13002175 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter:
On 04/05/2013 Bonnie Penn, 69, of 55632 Riverview Manor, reported a subject used her social security number and filed 2013
tax return. Bonnie Penn reported that the incident occurred on 04/04/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 55632 RIVERVIEW MANOR,ELKHART,IN
4/4/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002178 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter:
On 04/05/2013 Pete Negrete, 56, reported that his trailer and four-wheeler stolen from his place of employment at 1001 All Pro
Dr. Pete Negrete reported that the incident occurred between 8:30 and 9:00 am on 04/05/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 1001 All Pro Drive,Elkhart,IN
4/5/12 8:30 am
Date_Incident
13002183 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 4/5/2013 at 7:26PM a 15 year old male was found to be operating a vehicle without a licenSe at Eddy St/Perkins St after
being stopped for a traffic violation. The 15 year old male will be summoned into Juvenile court for Never Receiving a license.
Daniel Vasquez, 20, a passenger, was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for minor in consumption of an alcoholic beverage
and possession of marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Eddy St/Perkins St,Elkhart,IN
4/5/13 7:28 pm
Date_Incident
13002183 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: ICOAB
Blotter:
On 4/5/2013 at 7:26PM a 15 year old male was found to be operating a vehicle without a licenSe at Eddy St/Perkins St after
being stopped for a traffic violation. The 15 year old male will be summoned into Juvenile court for Never Receiving a license.
Daniel Vasquez, 20, a passenger, was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for minor in consumption of an alcoholic beverage
and possession of marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Eddy St/Perkins St,Elkhart,IN
4/5/13 7:28 pm
Date_Incident
13002183 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 4/5/2013 at 7:26PM a 15 year old male was found to be operating a vehicle without a licenSe at Eddy St/Perkins St after
being stopped for a traffic violation. The 15 year old male will be summoned into Juvenile court for Never Receiving a license.
Daniel Vasquez, 20, a passenger, was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for minor in consumption of an alcoholic beverage
and possession of marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Eddy St/Perkins St,Elkhart,IN
4/5/13 7:28 pm
Date_Incident
13002177 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud-Check
Blotter:
On 4/5/2013 at 1:37PM Mary Frazier, 43 reported that a check from Burtons Laundry to her had been cashed by a person and
she never received it at her address of 52073 Brookstream Cr Apt J.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 52072 Brookstream CT,Elkhart,IN
3/4/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002182 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On April 5th, 2013 Beth Troyer, 31, 55378 CR 27 reported that she found Mark Troyer, 31, 55378 CR 27 unconscious and not
breathing after a truck he was working on fell on him. Mark Troyer was later pronounced deceased at Goshen Hospital as a
result of his injuries sustained from the vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 55378 CR 27,BRISTOL,IN
4/5/13 7:38 pm
Date_Incident
13002187 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
blotter:
On 4/5/2013 at 10:42pm, Vaughn Reid,30, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 10 west of CR 17. Vaughn Reid was found
to be in possession of marijuana and incarcerated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 10 west of CR 17,Elkhart,IN
4/5/13 10:42 pm
Date_Incident
13002186 04/05/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Marijuana
Blotter:
On 04/05/2013, around 10:41pm Larry P Moore, 37, was stopped for traffic violations on CR 20 east of CR 7. Larry P Moore
was found in possession of marijuana and incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 20 WEST CR 7,ELKHART,IN
4/5/13 10:41 pm
Date_Incident
13002188 04/06/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 4-06-2013 at approximately 3:05 am, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to 54633 SR 13 in reference to a 40 year
old male with a gunshot wound. The male was found deceased in the residence. Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies are
investigating further.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 54633 SR 13,MIDDELBURY,IN
4/6/13 2:00 am
Date_Incident
13002192 04/06/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 04/06/2013 at approximately 3:50 PM, Thomas L Moore, 66, reported that at least 3 suspects forcibly entered El Paco Paints
located at 28867 Old US 33. Thomas Moore reported the suspects stole several items from the business. This case is under
investigation by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 28867 OLD US 33,ELKHART,IN
4/6/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002193 04/06/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 4/6/2013 at 11:12pm, James Rongos,46, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 6 at Airport Dr. and he was incarcerated
for operating while intoxicated after failing the standard field sobriety tests. James Rongos refused to take a certified breath
test.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: US 6 west of CR 9,NAPPANEE,IN
4/6/13 11:12 pm
Date_Incident
13002194 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 4/7/2013 at 12:59am, Eric Hale, 39, was stopped for speeding in the area of Old US Hwy 33 and CR 3 Eric Hale was found
to be intoxicated, failing a three part Standard Field Sobriety Test, and was found to have a certified BrAC of .15 at 1:47 am.
The charge is felony due to a prior conviction for OWI within the past 5 years. Eric Hale was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: US HWY 33 WEST CR 3,ELKHART,IN
4/7/13 12:57 am
Date_Incident
13002196 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 4-07-2013 at approximately 2:21 am, Andrew Eakle, 24, was stopped in the area of Calumet Ave and Marshall Ave for
several traffic violations. He failed field sobriety tests and refused a certified chemical breath test. The charge is a felony due to
a prior conviction for operating while intoxicated within the past five years. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Marshall Ave // Neff Street,Elkhart,IN
4/7/13 2:21 am
Date_Incident
13002201 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On Sunday April 7, 2013 at 10:12am Shelby W Smith(73) of 28301 Old US33 reported sometime between April 6, 2013, 6:00pm
and April 7, 2013, 9:55am, someone attempted to for entry into the business of Smith and Smith tools. No entry was gained into
the business.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 28301 OLD US33,ELKHART,IN
4/6/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002200 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 04/07/2013 at approximately 10:18 AM Diana Hines, 63, reported that her father, Russell Peterson, 88, was found at their
residence at 30113 Tower Rd, unconscious and not breathing. Police and EMS from Baugo Township arrived to investigate.
Russell Peterson was pronounced dead at the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 30113 TOWER RD,ELKHART,IN
4/7/13 10:15 am
Date_Incident
13002189 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 04-06-2013 at about 10:17 am, Sean Arch, 29, and employee with a mortgage service reported a property at 28750 CR 42
was burglarized and vandalized sometime between 04-04-2013 at 3:00 pm and 04-06-2013 10:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 28750 CR 42,Wakarusa,IN
4/4/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002189 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 04-06-2013 at about 10:17 am, Sean Arch, 29, and employee with a mortgage service reported a property at 28750 CR 42
was burglarized and vandalized sometime between 04-04-2013 at 3:00 pm and 04-06-2013 10:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 28750 CR 42,Wakarusa,IN
4/4/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002204 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 4-7-2013 at approximately 2:49 PM Brent Hochstetler, 42, reported the theft of two steers from his yard at 70355 CR 143.
Brent Hochstetler stated the incident occured between 4-6-2013 at approximately 9:00 PM and 4-7-2013 at approximately 8:00
AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 70355 CR143,LIGONIER,IN
4/6/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002207 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On March 7, 2013 at approximately 5:34 pm Steven Cristophel, 57, of 26773 CR 28 reported he had shot his neighbors dog that
was on his property and showing aggression. An information report only was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 26773 CR 28,ELKHART,IN
4/7/13 5:34 pm
Date_Incident
13002197 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04/07/2013 at approximately 3:57am members of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a vehicle crash in
front of 29898 CR 16. The 17 year old male juvenile driver of the vehicle was found to be intoxicated with a BrAC of .09 at
5:17am and was released to his parents with a promise to appear in court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 29898 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
4/7/13 3:57 am
Date_Incident
13002197 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: ICOAB
Blotter:
On 04/07/2013 at approximately 3:57am members of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a vehicle crash in
front of 29898 CR 16. The 17 year old male juvenile driver of the vehicle was found to be intoxicated with a BrAC of .09 at
5:17am and was released to his parents with a promise to appear in court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 29898 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
4/7/13 3:57 am
Date_Incident
13002197 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/07/2013 at approximately 3:57am members of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a vehicle crash in
front of 29898 CR 16. The 17 year old male juvenile driver of the vehicle was found to be intoxicated with a BrAC of .09 at
5:17am and was released to his parents with a promise to appear in court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 29898 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
4/7/13 3:57 am
Date_Incident
13002211 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter
On 4/7/2013, at approximately 8:15 pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a suicide attempt at 50710
Cobus Ridge Ln. A 27 year old male subject lacerated his arm multiple times in an attempt to harm himself. The male subject
was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of the wounds and mental evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 50710 COBUS RIDGE Lane,GRANGER,IN
4/7/13 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
13002214 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04-07-2013 Around 9:59 P.M. Jonathan W. Beacham 58 was stopped in the area of Indiana Ave. and Tipton for a traffic
violation. It was found Jonathan W. Beacham was impaired by a narcotic and failed a three part field sobriety test and a Drug
Recognition Evaluation. Jonathan W. Beacham also resisted arrested. Jonathan W. Beacham was incarcerated for operating
while intoxicated and resisting arrest.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Indiana and Tipton,Elkhart,IN
4/7/13 9:59 pm
Date_Incident
13002214 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 04-07-2013 Around 9:59 P.M. Jonathan W. Beacham 58 was stopped in the area of Indiana Ave. and Tipton for a traffic
violation. It was found Jonathan W. Beacham was impaired by a narcotic and failed a three part field sobriety test and a Drug
Recognition Evaluation. Jonathan W. Beacham also resisted arrested. Jonathan W. Beacham was incarcerated for operating
while intoxicated and resisting arrest.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Indiana and Tipton,Elkhart,IN
4/7/13 9:59 pm
Date_Incident
13002209 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On March 7, 2013 at approximately 6:59pm Manuela Fraire(24) of 2801 Toledo Rd apt 902 reported damage to her vehicle that
occurred sometime between 12:00pm 4/4/2013 and 4:30pm 4/6/2013 by unknown person.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,Elkhart,IN
4/4/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002209 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On March 7, 2013 at approximately 6:59pm Manuela Fraire(24) of 2801 Toledo Rd apt 902 reported damage to her vehicle that
occurred sometime between 12:00pm 4/4/2013 and 4:30pm 4/6/2013 by unknown person.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,Elkhart,IN
4/4/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002212 04/07/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter
On 4-7-2013 at around 9:05 pm, Lourdes Bowers, 46, reported pain after a domestic violence incident with her husband at their
residence at 59623 Southfield Ave. She had no visible injuries and refused medical attention. The incident is under
investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 59623 SOUTHFIELD AVE,ELKHART,IN
4/7/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002216 04/08/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 4-8-2013 at around 3:45 am, information was received in reference to an Elkhart resident illegally possessing firearms. The
incident is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 22206 CR 4,ELKHART,IN
4/8/13 3:45 am
Date_Incident

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