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Elkhart County Police Blotter 05/06/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, May 6, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13002789 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 5/3/2013, at approximately 12:40 pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department investigated an Illegal Consumption of
Alcoholic Beverage case at Northridge High School. Two male students (15 and 16 years old) were reported by Northridge High
School staff as having possessed an alcoholic beverage on 5/2/2013. The incident is currently under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 56799 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
5/2/13 7:00 am
Date_Incident
13002789 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On 5/3/2013, at approximately 12:40 pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department investigated an Illegal Consumption of
Alcoholic Beverage case at Northridge High School. Two male students (15 and 16 years old) were reported by Northridge High
School staff as having possessed an alcoholic beverage on 5/2/2013. The incident is currently under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 56799 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
5/2/13 7:00 am
Date_Incident
13002791 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 5/3/2013 at approximately 1:39 pm, Kimberly Barrett (40) of 18943 CR 18, Goshen reported a fraudulent charge of 274.21 to
her debit account that occurred at an unknown time on 5/3/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 18943 CR 18,GOSHEN,IN
5/3/13 1:39 pm
Date_Incident
13002792 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 05/03/2013 at approximately 03:38 PM Elkhart County Sheriff Department was contacted about possible meth lab waste on
CR 1 south of CR 40. The items found were consistent of a meth lab and Indiana State Police was contacted and advised they
would retrieve the items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: ,
Incident Location: CR 1,,IN
5/3/13 3:08 pm
Date_Incident
13002790 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 05/03/2013 at approximately 1:00 PM, Jonathan Boocher, 38, reported that on 05/03/2013 at approximately 9:30 AM, a
known suspect entered an office at Look Trailers located at 52400 SR 15 and stole $100-$200 cash from an unlocked desk
drawer.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 52400 SR 15,Bristol,IN
5/3/13 9:30 am
Date_Incident
13002793 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On May 3rd, 2013 at around 2:51 PM Susan James, 33, 52298 CR 19 reported that her 16 year old daughter skipped school
and was being incorrigible.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 52298 CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
5/3/13 2:51 pm
Date_Incident
13002793 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On May 3rd, 2013 at around 2:51 PM Susan James, 33, 52298 CR 19 reported that her 16 year old daughter skipped school
and was being incorrigible.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 52298 CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
5/3/13 2:51 pm
Date_Incident
13002793 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On May 3rd, 2013 at around 2:51 PM Susan James, 33, 52298 CR 19 reported that her 16 year old daughter skipped school
and was being incorrigible.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 52298 CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
5/3/13 2:51 pm
Date_Incident
13002793 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On May 3rd, 2013 at around 2:51 PM Susan James, 33, 52298 CR 19 reported that her 16 year old daughter skipped school
and was being incorrigible.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 52298 CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
5/3/13 2:51 pm
Date_Incident
13002785 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud-Check
BLOTTER
On 05/03/2013 at 3:30 p.m. Margaret J Neely, 83, advised on 04/16/2013 between 8:01 a.m. and 5:01 p.m. unknown suspect(s)
wrote a fraudulent check on her checking account.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 1500 S NAPPANEE ST,ELKHART,IN
4/16/13 8:01 am
Date_Incident
13002786 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 05/03/2013 at 3:50 p.m. Devon Puckett, 17 advised between 4/29/2013 at 9:01 p.m. and 04/30/2013 at 7:01 a.m. unknown
suspects slashed 3 of his vehicle tires on his 1998 Chevrolet Blazer.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 57080 CR 35,MIDDLEBURY,IN
4/29/13 9:01 pm
Date_Incident
13002794 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 5/3/2013 at 3:19PM the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a false report of a burglary in progress at 58617
Helen Dr. An information report was taken on the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 58617 HELEN ST,ELKHART,IN
5/3/13 3:19 pm
Date_Incident
13002797 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: Theft Of Motor Vehicle Parts Or Accessories
Blotter:
On 5/3/2013 at approximately 3:35 pm, Donald Strick (43) of 57970 El Dorado Dr. Goshen, reported a theft of three rims w/tires
and damage to one that occurred sometime between 7:00am 4/29/2013 and 3:35pm 5/3/2013. The theft occurred in the
parking area of the SR 13 toll road entrance in Middlebury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 51000 State 13 RD,Middlebury,IN
5/3/13 3:35 pm
Date_Incident
13002795 05/03/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 5/3/213 at 3:19PM Concord Community Schools reported that a 12 year old male was making statements about harming
himself and others. The 12 year old male was taken to Bashor Homes for a voluntary evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 59197 CR 13 S,ELKHART,IN
5/3/13 3:19 pm
Date_Incident
13002799 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 05-04-2013 at approximately 12:02 am, Christopher Yeager, 42, was stopped in the area of SR 19 and Country Club for a
traffic violation. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, hypodermic needles, and drug paraphernalia. Cari
Charles, 34, a passenger in the vehicle was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, hypodermic needles, and
drug paraphernalia. Both were incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: SR 19 north of Country Club,Elkhart,IN
5/4/13 12:02 am
Date_Incident
13002799 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 05-04-2013 at approximately 12:02 am, Christopher Yeager, 42, was stopped in the area of SR 19 and Country Club for a
traffic violation. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, hypodermic needles, and drug paraphernalia. Cari
Charles, 34, a passenger in the vehicle was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, hypodermic needles, and
drug paraphernalia. Both were incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: SR 19 north of Country Club,Elkhart,IN
5/4/13 12:02 am
Date_Incident
13002799 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 05-04-2013 at approximately 12:02 am, Christopher Yeager, 42, was stopped in the area of SR 19 and Country Club for a
traffic violation. He was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, hypodermic needles, and drug paraphernalia. Cari
Charles, 34, a passenger in the vehicle was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine, hypodermic needles, and
drug paraphernalia. Both were incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: SR 19 north of Country Club,Elkhart,IN
5/4/13 12:02 am
Date_Incident
13002800 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 5/4/2013 at about 1:38am, Brandon Buckles, 21, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 38 and CR 21. Brandon
Buckles was found to be intoxicated, failing three part Standard Field Sobriety Testing, and having a certified BrAC of .13 at
2:21am. Brandon Buckles was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 38 West of CR 19,Goshen,IN
5/4/13 1:38 am
Date_Incident
13002803 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 05/04/2013 at approximately 9:51 AM, Donald Klotz, 77, reported that a silver 2001 Chevrolet Impala 4 door was stolen from
the Klotz Motors lot at 30585 Old US 20 sometime between 5:30 PM on 05/03/2013 and 9:45 AM on 05/04/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 30585 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
5/3/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13002805 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 05/04/2013 at approximately 10:20 AM Samuel Rivera, 27, reported that his silver 2000 Dodge Durango was broken into in
the driveway of his residence at 26918 Roseland Rd between 10:00 PM on 05/03/2013 and 10:00 AM on 05/04/2013. An iPod
Classic, an amplifier, the faceplate to his stereo, and two bottles of prescription medications were stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 26918 Roseland RD,Elkhart,IN
5/3/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002811 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 05/04/2013 at 4:43 pm , Brittany Young, 24, was stopped near the intersection of County Road 13 and County Road 16 for a
seatbelt violation. During the course of the traffic stop Brittany Young admitted to driving with a suspended license. Brittany
Young was incarcerated for driving while suspended-prior.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: CR 16 / CR 13,ELKHART,IN
5/4/13 4:43 pm
Date_Incident
13002812 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Interference With Custody
Blotter
On 5/4/2013, at approximately 5:28pm, Terry Gower, 35, 29652 Carolina Ave, Elkhart reported that a suspect refused to give
him custody of his 3 year old daughter which was against a court order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 29652 CAROLINA AV,ELKHART,IN
5/4/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002817 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 05-04-2013 at approximately 9:32 pm, Frederick Ferrah Jr. 24, was stopped in the area of CR 17 and CR 18 for traffic
violations. He failed field sobriety tests and a drug recognition evaluation. Certified blood and urine test results are pending at
this time. He was incarcerated. The charge is a felony due to a prior conviction for operating while intoxicated within the past
five years.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: CR 17 north of CR 18,Elkhart,IN
5/4/13 9:32 pm
Date_Incident
13002820 05/05/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 5-5-2013 at approximately 1:28AM Michelle Augustine, 37, reported being battered by her child's father at their residence at
30036 CR 24 on 5-4-2013 at approximately 7:00PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MARTIN, NICHOLAS J,3A259
Incident Location: 30036 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
5/4/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002819 05/05/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 5/5/2013 at 12:18am, Robert Gordon, 63, battered his 17 year old daughter and then resisted arrest, after a verbal argument
at his residence, 15345 US Hwy 6. The 17 year old juvenile suffered a minor injury to her left knee. Robert Gordon was
incarcerated for battery and resisting arrest. The Department of Child Services was also advised of the altercation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 15345 US 6 Hwy,SYRACUSE,IN
5/4/13 10:15 pm
Date_Incident
13002819 05/05/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 5/5/2013 at 12:18am, Robert Gordon, 63, battered his 17 year old daughter and then resisted arrest, after a verbal argument
at his residence, 15345 US Hwy 6. The 17 year old juvenile suffered a minor injury to her left knee. Robert Gordon was
incarcerated for battery and resisting arrest. The Department of Child Services was also advised of the altercation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 15345 US 6 Hwy,SYRACUSE,IN
5/4/13 10:15 pm
Date_Incident
13002821 05/05/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter:
On Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 6:59am, Charles R Reed(63) of 26197 Lakeview Drive, found several torn up pieces of what is
believed to be counterfeit twenty dollar bills. The Elkhart County Sheriff Department collected the counterfeit bills as evidence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 26197 LAKEVIEW DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
5/5/13 5:45 am
Date_Incident
13002815 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 5/4/2013, at approximately 8:33pm, Kirk O'Brien, 43, 26806 Hampton Woods Dr, Elkhart, reported that on 5/4/2013, at
approximately 3:30pm his 14 year old son ran away from home and left a note advising that he would not be back for a few
days.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 26806 HAMPTON WOODS DR,ELKHART,IN
5/4/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13002814 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 5/4/2013 at 5:36pm Mark Scholl, 38 reported his 14 year old son ran away from their home at 56562 Spring Ave. The 14
year old male returned home the next day.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 56562 SPRING Ave,ELKHART,IN
5/2/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13002822 05/05/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 5/5/2013, at approximately 1:17pm, Brenda Miltroka, 47, 58745 CR 111, Elkhart, reported that a vehicle ran off the west side
of CR 111 and collided with a street sign and a tree then fled the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 58745 CR 111,Elkhart,IN
5/5/13 1:17 pm
Date_Incident
13002826 05/05/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 05/05/2013 at approximately 6:48 PM, an anonymous caller reported a battery at 12633 York Hills Drive. It was reported
that a 12 year old had been struck by her grandmother causing a laceration to the victim. This incident is under investigation by
the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 12633 YORK HILLS DR,Middlebury,IN
5/5/13 6:48 pm
Date_Incident
13002818 05/04/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 05/04/2013 at approximately 10:14pm Jessica Reynolds (33) reported that her 33 year old boyfriend battered her 13 year old
son by pushing him and attempting to strangle him. The juvenile did not suffer any injuries and did not require medical attention.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 58598 CR 3,Elkhart,IN
5/4/13 10:14 pm
Date_Incident
13002831 05/05/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On 5/5/2013 at 10:15 pm, John Sadowey, 87, reported finding a subject in his residence, 54263 Silver St. Michael Kauffman, 42,
was discovered inside the residence. Michael Kauffman was found to have caused damage to the garage and had consumed
food belonging to the homeowner. Michael Kauffman was incarcerated for burglary.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 54263 SILVER ST,ELKHART,IN
5/5/13 10:45 am
Date_Incident
13002832 05/06/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 5-6-2013 at around 2:44 am, Yvette C Jones, 35, reported her 15 year old daughter as incorrigible at 58690 Ravenwood
Blvd after finding an unwelcomed guest in her bedroom.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 58690 RAVENWOOD BLVD,ELKHART,IN
5/6/13 2:44 am
Date_Incident
13002834 05/06/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 5-6-2013 at around 5:11 am, Antonio Lopez-Moreno, 18, was stopped for a traffic violation on Main St at Potawatomie and
found to have never received a license. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Cassopolis St / Beardsley Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/6/13 5:11 am
Date_Incident

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