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Elkhart County Police Blotter 04/26/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, April 26, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13002572 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
BLOTTER:
ON APRIL 24, 2012 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHINS REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 30968 RIVERBEND CIRCLE,OSCEOLA,IN
4/24/13 9:24 am
Date_Incident
13002568 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 04-24-13 at 9:54am, Barbara Martin (56) of 60120 Surrey Ln reported that between 9:45am and 9:54am on 04-23-13, two
black males broke her garage service door while forcing entry into her residence. The master bedroom was searched through,
and jewelry was taken. A television was moved from the kitchen to the garage door, but was left there. The 2 subjects fled in a
'70's teal four door sedan while being pursued by a witnessing neighbor, Sharon Whitacre (54), until she lost site of them.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 60120 SURREY Lane,ELKHART,IN
4/24/13 9:45 am
Date_Incident
13002569 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
BLOTTER:
ON APRIL 24, 2013 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHILD MOLEST REPORT TO THE
ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,EKHART,IN
4/24/13 9:28 am
Date_Incident
13002593 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
BLOTTER:
ON APRIL 24, 2013 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A BATTERY ON CHILD REPORT TO THE
ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 67732 FRANKLIN ST,GOSHEN,IN
4/24/13 2:49 pm
Date_Incident
13002577 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 4/24/2013, at approximately 4:50 pm, Raymond D Rentfrow (62) reported a burglary at 51034 Dutch Settlement Dr.
Raymond Rentfrow stated jewelry and two handguns were stolen from the residence, sometime between 6:10 am and 4:23 pm
that day. The suspect's gained entry by forcing open an window.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 51034 DUTCH SETTLEMENT DR,Bristol,IN
4/24/13 6:10 am
Date_Incident
13002582 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 4-24-2013 at approximately 7:23 pm, Cathy Mckenzie, 47, reported that her 15 year old daughter's wallet was stolen from
the Concord High School between 3:10 pm and 5:35 pm on 4-23-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,Elkhart,IN
4/23/13 3:10 pm
Date_Incident
13002586 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 4/24/2013 at 10:01pm, Rodney Caudill, 41, was arrested for Driving While License Suspended-Prior after being stopped for
a traffic violation on Nappanee St at John Weaver Pkwy. Rodney Caudill was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: NAPPANEE ST//JOHN WEAVER PKWY,ELK
4/24/13 10:01 pm
Date_Incident
13002587 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4-24-2013 at around 11:23 pm, Tina Marie Ortego, 47, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 13 at CR 18. She was
found to be impaired and failed a field sobriety test. She was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
She had a .07 BrAC on a certified breath test. She refused a drug test and Drug Recognition Evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 18 / CR 45,Elkhart,IN
4/24/13 10:43 pm
Date_Incident
13002587 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 4-24-2013 at around 11:23 pm, Tina Marie Ortego, 47, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 13 at CR 18. She was
found to be impaired and failed a field sobriety test. She was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
She had a .07 BrAC on a certified breath test. She refused a drug test and Drug Recognition Evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 18 / CR 45,Elkhart,IN
4/24/13 10:43 pm
Date_Incident
13002587 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 4-24-2013 at around 11:23 pm, Tina Marie Ortego, 47, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 13 at CR 18. She was
found to be impaired and failed a field sobriety test. She was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
She had a .07 BrAC on a certified breath test. She refused a drug test and Drug Recognition Evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 18 / CR 45,Elkhart,IN
4/24/13 10:43 pm
Date_Incident
13002579 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 04/24/2013, around 5:50pm Cletus H Bontrager, 46, of 54180 CR 37 reported that sometime between 04/22/2013 around
2pm and 04/24/013 around 5:50pm unknown subjects came onto his property and forced entry into his residence and removed
a television.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 54180 CR 37,MIDDLEBURY,IN
4/24/13 5:50 pm
Date_Incident
13002590 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4-25-2013 at around 2:11 am, Rollie A Port, 65, was stopped for a traffic violation on SR 19 at Franklin St. He was found to
be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .11 BrAC result. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 19 / Franklin St,Elkhart,IN
4/25/13 2:11 am
Date_Incident
13002584 04/24/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 04-24-2013 at approximately 7:49 pm, Dennis Wright, 47 of Goshen, reported that his juvenile son, was acting violent and
belligerent; yelling at them and not listening.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 18234 CR 22,GOSHEN,IN
4/24/13 7:49 pm
Date_Incident
13002591 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4/25/2013 at 3:51am, Ryan Hoff, 25, was found to be Operating While Intoxicated after being stopped for a traffic violation
on Bristol St west of Osolo Rd. Ryan Hoff failed field sobriety testing and was found to have certified chemical test with a .08
BrAC result. Ryan Hoff was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: Bristol St W Osolo Rd,Elkhart,IN
4/25/13 3:51 am
Date_Incident
13002595 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On April 25, 2013 at 12:14pm Vincent G Fuchs(49) reported at the New Paris car wash which is located at 68310-2 SR15, an
overhead door bay was damaged between April 22, 2013, 5:00pm and April 25, 2013, 12:14pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 68310-2 SR15,NEW PARIS,IN
4/22/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002596 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 04-24-13 around between 2:10pm and 3:30pm a juvenile male took $20.00 from a cash register in the library of Northridge
High School located at 56779 Northridge Dr, Middlebury IN, 46540.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCQUARIE, DONALD,3A200
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,,IN
4/24/13 2:14 pm
Date_Incident
13002600 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/25/2013 at approximately 2:12 PM, Mauricio Orta, 37, reported that during the summer of 2009 his 13 year old and 15
year daugter's were molested by a known suspect while they were living at 3036 Catalpa Dr, lot 608.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 3036 CATALPA DR,ELKHART,IN
6/1/09 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13002605 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Endangered Adult
bLOTTER:
On 04/25/2013 at approximately 04:21 PM, Carol Bartosik, 60, reported an elderly woman living at 51701 Northfield, was unable
to take care of herself or her ill husband because of a mental illness. It was found that the elderly female was a danger to
herself and she was admitted to a psychiatric facility for a psychiatric evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 51701 NORTHFIELD,ELKHART,IN
4/25/13 4:20 pm
Date_Incident
13002610 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 04/25/2013, around 6:50pm Geoffrey S Moore, 23, was found in possession of narcotic drug, heroin, possession of drug
paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic needle, at Cobus Park 30680 CR 8 Elkhart and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 30680 CR 8,ELKHART,IN
4/25/13 6:50 pm
Date_Incident
13002610 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 04/25/2013, around 6:50pm Geoffrey S Moore, 23, was found in possession of narcotic drug, heroin, possession of drug
paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic needle, at Cobus Park 30680 CR 8 Elkhart and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 30680 CR 8,ELKHART,IN
4/25/13 6:50 pm
Date_Incident
13002610 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/25/2013, around 6:50pm Geoffrey S Moore, 23, was found in possession of narcotic drug, heroin, possession of drug
paraphernalia and possession of hypodermic needle, at Cobus Park 30680 CR 8 Elkhart and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 30680 CR 8,ELKHART,IN
4/25/13 6:50 pm
Date_Incident
13002611 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 4-25-2013 at approximately 7:10 pm, David A. Shidler, 37, reported that he was battered by Richard Grooms Sr, 68, at
51986 Jenny Lane at about 7:00 pm during a mutual argument. He sustained a complaint of pain injury to his groin. Elkhart
County Sheriff Deputies are investigating further.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 51986 JENNY Lane,ELKHART,IN
4/24/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002608 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 04/25/2013, around 5:50pm Robert Manning,49, of 52359 CR 113 reported somettime between 04/23/2013 around 5:50pm
and 04/25/2014 around 3:00pm unknown subject(s) came onto the his property and removed fifty pounds of scrap copper and a
used car battery from his unlocked car garage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 52359 CR 113,ELKHART,IN
4/25/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13002609 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On 04/25/2013, around 6:20pm David Shidler, 34, reported locating drugs in a residence with children at 51986 Jenny Lane
Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 51986 JENNY Lane,ELKHART,IN
4/25/13 6:20 pm
Date_Incident
13002615 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4-25-2013 at around 10:20 pm, Hugo Ordonez, 37, was stopped for a traffic violation on Benham Ave at CR 20. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .10 BrAC. He was found to be
driving while suspended with a prior conviction and also operating without ever receiving a license with a prior conviction. He
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 20 // CR 7,Elkhart,IN
4/25/13 10:20 pm
Date_Incident
13002615 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 4-25-2013 at around 10:20 pm, Hugo Ordonez, 37, was stopped for a traffic violation on Benham Ave at CR 20. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .10 BrAC. He was found to be
driving while suspended with a prior conviction and also operating without ever receiving a license with a prior conviction. He
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 20 // CR 7,Elkhart,IN
4/25/13 10:20 pm
Date_Incident
13002615 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 4-25-2013 at around 10:20 pm, Hugo Ordonez, 37, was stopped for a traffic violation on Benham Ave at CR 20. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .10 BrAC. He was found to be
driving while suspended with a prior conviction and also operating without ever receiving a license with a prior conviction. He
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 20 // CR 7,Elkhart,IN
4/25/13 10:20 pm
Date_Incident
13002612 04/25/2013
Nature of Call: Harassment
Blotter
On 4-25-2013 at approximately 7:53PM Leonard Gullotta, 32, reported receiving a harassing letter at his residence at 29805
Westchester Ct. in Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MARTIN, NICHOLAS J,3A259
Incident Location: 29805 WESTCHESTER CT,ELKHART,IN
4/25/13 11:00 am
Date_Incident
13002617 04/26/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4-26-2013 at around 2:30 am, Patrick L Moran,45, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 3 north of Old US 33. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .13 BrAC around 3:46 A.M. He was
found to be in possession of a controlled substance, prescription pills without a prescription. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 3 // Old US 33,Elkhart,IN
4/26/13 2:30 am
Date_Incident
13002617 04/26/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter
On 4-26-2013 at around 2:30 am, Patrick L Moran,45, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 3 north of Old US 33. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .13 BrAC around 3:46 A.M. He was
found to be in possession of a controlled substance, prescription pills without a prescription. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 3 // Old US 33,Elkhart,IN
4/26/13 2:30 am
Date_Incident
13002618 04/26/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 4-26-2013 at around 3:53 am, Jose Ricardo Maldonado Martinez, 27, was stopped on CR 20 east of CR 9 after a check of
his license plate revealed his license status to be fraudulant. He was found to be operating without ever receiving a license and
has a prior conviction for driving while suspended. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 9 / CR 20,Elkhart,IN
4/26/13 3:53 am
Date_Incident
13002618 04/26/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 4-26-2013 at around 3:53 am, Jose Ricardo Maldonado Martinez, 27, was stopped on CR 20 east of CR 9 after a check of
his license plate revealed his license status to be fraudulant. He was found to be operating without ever receiving a license and
has a prior conviction for driving while suspended. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 9 / CR 20,Elkhart,IN
4/26/13 3:53 am
Date_Incident

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