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Elkhart County Police Blotter 05/01/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, May 1, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13002683 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 04/29/2013 at approximately 7:37 AM Matthew Jordan, 31, reported an acquaintance had stolen his wallet, key, and his tan
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix from his residence at 53420 Hilltop Dr, Middlebury, between 5:30 AM and 7:30 AM on 04/29/2013.
Located in the wallet was a debit card belonging to the victim's mother, Vickie Jordan, 67, in which the same suspect used to
make fraudulent transactions. The vehicle was later located and recovered by Mishawaka Police on 04/29/2013 at
approximately 9:45 AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 53420 HILLTOP DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
4/29/13 5:30 am
Date_Incident
13002683 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 04/29/2013 at approximately 7:37 AM Matthew Jordan, 31, reported an acquaintance had stolen his wallet, key, and his tan
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix from his residence at 53420 Hilltop Dr, Middlebury, between 5:30 AM and 7:30 AM on 04/29/2013.
Located in the wallet was a debit card belonging to the victim's mother, Vickie Jordan, 67, in which the same suspect used to
make fraudulent transactions. The vehicle was later located and recovered by Mishawaka Police on 04/29/2013 at
approximately 9:45 AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 53420 HILLTOP DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
4/29/13 5:30 am
Date_Incident
13002683 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 04/29/2013 at approximately 7:37 AM Matthew Jordan, 31, reported an acquaintance had stolen his wallet, key, and his tan
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix from his residence at 53420 Hilltop Dr, Middlebury, between 5:30 AM and 7:30 AM on 04/29/2013.
Located in the wallet was a debit card belonging to the victim's mother, Vickie Jordan, 67, in which the same suspect used to
make fraudulent transactions. The vehicle was later located and recovered by Mishawaka Police on 04/29/2013 at
approximately 9:45 AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 53420 HILLTOP DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
4/29/13 5:30 am
Date_Incident
13002685 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 04-29-2013 at around 8:30 am Michael Daly (44) of Elkhart reported an unauthorized charge on his debit account. The
charge was in the amount of $290 to a shoe store in New York.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DALY, MICHAEL,3A214
Incident Location: 113 Spring ST,New York,IN
4/24/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002688 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:07am, Josua Tolentino(20) and Luis J Tolentino(23) were arrested at their residence of 418
West Hawthorne for residential Burglary and Contributing to Delinquency to a minor. A 16 year old juvenile male was also
arrested for Burglary. All three removed and entered and enclosed structure at the residence of 251 Oak Street. The adult
males were taken to the Elkhart County Correctional Complex. The juvenile male was taken to Juvenile Detention Center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 251 OAK ST,BRISTOL,IN
4/29/13 10:07 am
Date_Incident
13002688 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Contributing To Delinquency Of Minor
Blotter:
On Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:07am, Josua Tolentino(20) and Luis J Tolentino(23) were arrested at their residence of 418
West Hawthorne for residential Burglary and Contributing to Delinquency to a minor. A 16 year old juvenile male was also
arrested for Burglary. All three removed and entered and enclosed structure at the residence of 251 Oak Street. The adult
males were taken to the Elkhart County Correctional Complex. The juvenile male was taken to Juvenile Detention Center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 251 OAK ST,BRISTOL,IN
4/29/13 10:07 am
Date_Incident
13002695 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 04/29/2013 Sarah Castleman, 32, reported that her debit card was stolen from her vehicle outside her residence at 25051
Shawn Dr Elkhart, IN, sometime between 9:00 PM and 10:00 PM on 04/26/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 25051 Shawn DR,Elkhart,IN
4/29/13 4:17 pm
Date_Incident
13002687 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 04/29/2013 at approximately 9:23 AM Leroy Kurtz, 90, reported that his mailbox at 11723 Melridge Dr had been struck by a
vehicle and the accused left the scene of the crash. Police discovered two other separate crashes near the damaged mailbox,
that involved a vehicle into a tree and a vehicle into the brick subdivision sign. After further investigation, police were able to
locate the vehicle and driver involved in the crashes. Robert Lynch, 30, of LaGrange, was issued a misdemeanor summons to
appear in court for Leaving The Scene of a Property Damage Crash as well as several traffic citations.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: SR 13 / Melridge Dr area,Middlebury,IN
4/29/13 5:35 am
Date_Incident
13002692 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter: On 04-29-2013 at approximately 12:40pm Doris Miller, 79, reported a burglary at her residence at 30208 CR 2. The
suspect's pryed open a front living room window to gain entry to th residence. The subject's then removed jewelry and cash
from a bedroom. This occurred on 04-29-2013 between 8:00am and 12:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 30208 CR 2,ELKHART,IN
4/29/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13002698 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Recklessness
Blotter:
On 04/29/2013 at around 6:50 pm Torin Taylor, 20 reported that his vehicle was crashed into by a black truck near the
intersection of US Hwy 33 and County Road 42. Torin Taylor reported that the vehicle fled the scene east bound on County
Road 42.
.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: US 33 / CR 42,GOSHEN,IN
4/29/13 6:45 pm
Date_Incident
13002698 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 04/29/2013 at around 6:50 pm Torin Taylor, 20 reported that his vehicle was crashed into by a black truck near the
intersection of US Hwy 33 and County Road 42. Torin Taylor reported that the vehicle fled the scene east bound on County
Road 42.
.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: US 33 / CR 42,GOSHEN,IN
4/29/13 6:45 pm
Date_Incident
13002699 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 04/29/2013 at approximately 07:38 PM Robert McClain, 53, reported that a green mini van had struck his green 1980 MG
MGB at the intersection of CR 9 and North Park Ave in Elkhart. The green mini van that was involved had left the scene of the
crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 9,ELKHART,IN
4/29/13 7:20 pm
Date_Incident
13002700 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4/29/2013 at 10:13pm, Daniel Moran, 43, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of US Hwy 20 and CR 23. Daniel
Moran was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test, and having a certified BrAC of .08 at 11:12pm. Daniel Moran was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: US HWY 20 WEST CR 23,BRISTOL,IN
4/29/13 10:13 pm
Date_Incident
13002702 04/30/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 04-30-2013 at 1:07AM, an Elkhart female, 21, was booked into the Elkhart County Jail on warrant. During intake a small
quantity of suspected synthetic marijuana was discovered on her person. Charges are pending lab testing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
4/30/13 1:07 am
Date_Incident
13002703 04/30/2013
Nature of Call: Public Intoxication
Blotter
On 4/30/2013 at approximately 2:10am, Joseph Anderson, 30, was found to be intoxicated in the area of US Hwy 33 and CR 3
walking down the roadway. Joseph Anderson was incarcerated for public intoxication.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: US HWY 33 WEST CR 3,ELKHART,IN
4/30/13 1:54 am
Date_Incident
13002701 04/30/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4-30-2013 at around 1:28 am, Caleb Kenneth Dano, 21, was stopped for a traffic violation on Cassopolis St at Bristol St. He
was found to be impaired and admitted to using heroin. He was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and has never
received a license. He failed a field sobriety test and submitted a blood sample with results pending. A passenger, Molly Rae
Brown, 21, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Cassopolis St / Simonton St,Elkhart,IN
4/30/13 1:28 am
Date_Incident
13002701 04/30/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 4-30-2013 at around 1:28 am, Caleb Kenneth Dano, 21, was stopped for a traffic violation on Cassopolis St at Bristol St. He
was found to be impaired and admitted to using heroin. He was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and has never
received a license. He failed a field sobriety test and submitted a blood sample with results pending. A passenger, Molly Rae
Brown, 21, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Cassopolis St / Simonton St,Elkhart,IN
4/30/13 1:28 am
Date_Incident
13002701 04/30/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 4-30-2013 at around 1:28 am, Caleb Kenneth Dano, 21, was stopped for a traffic violation on Cassopolis St at Bristol St. He
was found to be impaired and admitted to using heroin. He was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and has never
received a license. He failed a field sobriety test and submitted a blood sample with results pending. A passenger, Molly Rae
Brown, 21, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Both were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Cassopolis St / Simonton St,Elkhart,IN
4/30/13 1:28 am
Date_Incident
13002696 04/29/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 4-29-2013 at approximately 4:05 PM Joseph Osborne,32, reported his 16 year old step daughter ran away from home.
Joseph Osborne stated she was last seen getting on the school but on 4-29-2013 at approximately 7:20 AM
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 24619 ARIC WAY,ELKHART,IN
4/29/13 7:20 am
Date_Incident
13002707 04/30/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
On 04/30/13 Jason Strang, 37, advised between 04/26/13 at 3:25 p.m. and 04/29/13 at 12:01 a.m. unknown suspects removed
a wooden storage shed and landscaping bricks from his rental property located at 26543 Parkview Ave.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 26543 PARKVIEW AVE,ELKHART,IN
4/26/13 3:25 pm
Date_Incident
13002717 04/30/2013
Nature of Call: Carrying / Possession Of Weapons
Blotter:
On 4/30/2013 at 12:00pm at the Sheriff's Department at 26861 Co Rd 26 began an investigation into a felon possessing a
firearm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 30273 CR 10,Elkhart,IN
4/30/13 12:13 pm
Date_Incident
13002720 04/30/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 04/30/2013 at approximately 05:11 PM Ceferina Ramirez, 32, reported that her thirteen year old daughter had left without
permission. Ceferina Ramirez's daughter was later found by Elkhart City Police and was returned home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 122 TIMBERBROOK CIRCLE,BRISTOL,IN
4/30/13 5:11 pm
Date_Incident
13002726 05/01/2013
Nature of Call: Assissting A Criminal
Blotter
On 5-1-2013 at around 2:01 am, officers served a warrant on Milton Garcia, 21, at 32 Shore Manor Dr, Bristol. Christina Lay,
20, lied to officers and harbored Milton Garcia. He attempted to flee from a window and was taken into custody. Christina Lay
resisted being arrested. Christina Lay was incarcerated for resisting, false informing, and assisting a criminal. Milton Garcia
was incarcerated for his warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 32 Shore Manor DR,Bristol,IN
5/1/13 2:01 am
Date_Incident
13002726 05/01/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter
On 5-1-2013 at around 2:01 am, officers served a warrant on Milton Garcia, 21, at 32 Shore Manor Dr, Bristol. Christina Lay,
20, lied to officers and harbored Milton Garcia. He attempted to flee from a window and was taken into custody. Christina Lay
resisted being arrested. Christina Lay was incarcerated for resisting, false informing, and assisting a criminal. Milton Garcia
was incarcerated for his warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 32 Shore Manor DR,Bristol,IN
5/1/13 2:01 am
Date_Incident
13002726 05/01/2013
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 5-1-2013 at around 2:01 am, officers served a warrant on Milton Garcia, 21, at 32 Shore Manor Dr, Bristol. Christina Lay,
20, lied to officers and harbored Milton Garcia. He attempted to flee from a window and was taken into custody. Christina Lay
resisted being arrested. Christina Lay was incarcerated for resisting, false informing, and assisting a criminal. Milton Garcia
was incarcerated for his warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 32 Shore Manor DR,Bristol,IN
5/1/13 2:01 am
Date_Incident
13002727 05/01/2013
Nature of Call: Arson : All Other Structures
Blotter
On 05-01-2013 at 3:39 am Leslie Stutzman, 46, of 18470 CR 24, called the Elkhart County Sheriff to report his mail box had
been set on fire.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 18470 CR24,GOSHEN,IN
5/1/13 3:39 am
Date_Incident
13002727 05/01/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 05-01-2013 at 3:39 am Leslie Stutzman, 46, of 18470 CR 24, called the Elkhart County Sheriff to report his mail box had
been set on fire.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 18470 CR24,GOSHEN,IN
5/1/13 3:39 am
Date_Incident

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