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Elkhart County Police Blotter 05/15/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, May 15, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13003001 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 05/13/2013 at around 10:04 am, Mark Scholl, 38 of 56562 Spring Ave. reported his 14 year old son as a runaway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 56562 SPRING Ave,ELKHART,IN
5/13/13 10:04 am
Date_Incident
13003002 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On Monday, May 13, 2013 at 10:18am, Judy Ann Ward(57) reported on May 12, 2013, her 2002 Mercury Sable was parked
unattended in the parking lot of Elkhart Cigarette Outlet, which is located at 51505 SR19. Sometime between 9am and 7:30pm,
her vehicle was "keyed" on the driver side door.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 51505 SR19,ELKHART,IN
5/12/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13003003 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter:
On 05/13/2013 at approximately 10:29am, Brandon Dooley (23) of 53267 Pine Dr, Middlebury, reported theft of his identity
occuring at an unknown time between 2/1/2007 and 8/3/2007. Brandon Dooley advised his identity was used to purchase a total
of $109.25 in public utilities at an address on 415 South 6th st. in Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 415 S 6TH ST.,ELKHART,IN
2/1/07 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003005 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 5-13-2013 at approximately 2:21 PM Cory McGill, 20, reported several unauthorized withdrawls from his bank account at
10045 CR 46. Cory McGill stated the suspect took a total of $468.83.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 10045 CR 46,MILLERSBURG,IN
5/10/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003008 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 05/13/2013 Tabitha Tarman, 45, advised on 05/04/2013 at 12:06 am unknown suspect(s)entered their backyard, through an
unlocked gate, and slashed their inground swimming pool liner and destroyed the tubing to the water slide located at 59162
Melrose Pl.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 59162 Melrose Pl.,Elkhart,IN
5/4/13 12:06 am
Date_Incident
13003012 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 5/13/2013 at 6:00pm an officer at the Elkhart County community corrections center at 201 N. Cottage Ave located a bag
of suspected synthetic marijuana on an inmate. The substance was collected for testing and will be forwarded to the
prosecutor's office for review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 201 N Cottage,Goshen,IN
5/13/13 5:57 pm
Date_Incident
13003014 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter
On 05/13/2013 at approximately 6:51 PM Larry Ross Mitchell, 43, reported that his red, 1997, Honda 300cc four wheeler was
stolen from 25246 Fawn Lane between 05/12/2013 at 9:30 PM and 05/13/2013 at 5:00 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 25246 FAWN Lane,ELKHART,IN
5/12/13 9:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003020 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On 5/13/2013, at approximately 11:39pm, Stephanie Wade, 49, 25624 Thelmadale Dr, reported that a suspect drove past her
residence and called her phone which is in violation of a protection order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 25624 THELMADALE DR,ELKHART,IN
5/13/13 11:39 pm
Date_Incident
13003019 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 05/13/2013 at approximately 11:40pm Joel Lara-Bautista (40) was stopped for a traffic violation near the intersection of
Eagle Lane and Lantern Lane. Joel Lara-Bautista was found to be driving while license suspended prior, and had a valid warrant
for driving while license suspended prior through Goshen Police Department. Joel Lara-Bautista was incarcerated at the Elkhart
County Jail for driving while license suspended prior.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: Lantern Lane/ Eagle Lane,Elkhart,IN
5/13/13 11:40 pm
Date_Incident
13003018 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 5/13/2013 at 11:31pm, Tyler Collins, 21, reported a hit and run accident at 5015 Verdant, which took place at an unknown
time where a vehicle left the roadway and struck a mailbox belonging to Panel Solutions Inc. The accused vehicle fled the
scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 5015 VERDANT,ELKHART,IN
5/13/13 11:31 pm
Date_Incident
13003023 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
05/14/2013 at 9:40 a.m., Robert Taylor, 38, advised on 05/10/2013 at 12:40 a.m., unknown suspect(s) made an unauthorized
charge, using his debit card information at Walmart.com.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 612 REDBUD Lane,MIDDLEBURY,IN
5/10/13 12:40 am
Date_Incident
13003027 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter:
On 05-14-2013 at or about 11:58 PM I observed a male, Justin Russell, 10-27-1992, punching that back of a vehicle while
screaming and yelling, at the intersection of CO RD 20 and SR 19. Justin Russell continued to yell and scream at people
located inside a vehicle as well as myself and refused to calm down . Once taken into custody Justin Russell attempted to strike
officers with his head and then kicked an officer in the face. He was taken to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department where he
was incarcerated. Once at the Sheriff's Department it was discovered that Justin Russell was in possession of a controlled
substance and was incarcerated for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, battery on a police officer and possession of a
controlled substance.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOLMES, SEAN,3A183
Incident Location: SR 19 AND CR 20,ELKHART,IN
5/14/13 11:55 am
Date_Incident
13003027 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 05-14-2013 at or about 11:58 PM I observed a male, Justin Russell, 10-27-1992, punching that back of a vehicle while
screaming and yelling, at the intersection of CO RD 20 and SR 19. Justin Russell continued to yell and scream at people
located inside a vehicle as well as myself and refused to calm down . Once taken into custody Justin Russell attempted to strike
officers with his head and then kicked an officer in the face. He was taken to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department where he
was incarcerated. Once at the Sheriff's Department it was discovered that Justin Russell was in possession of a controlled
substance and was incarcerated for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, battery on a police officer and possession of a
controlled substance.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOLMES, SEAN,3A183
Incident Location: SR 19 AND CR 20,ELKHART,IN
5/14/13 11:55 am
Date_Incident
13003027 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 05-14-2013 at or about 11:58 PM I observed a male, Justin Russell, 10-27-1992, punching that back of a vehicle while
screaming and yelling, at the intersection of CO RD 20 and SR 19. Justin Russell continued to yell and scream at people
located inside a vehicle as well as myself and refused to calm down . Once taken into custody Justin Russell attempted to strike
officers with his head and then kicked an officer in the face. He was taken to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department where he
was incarcerated. Once at the Sheriff's Department it was discovered that Justin Russell was in possession of a controlled
substance and was incarcerated for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, battery on a police officer and possession of a
controlled substance.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOLMES, SEAN,3A183
Incident Location: SR 19 AND CR 20,ELKHART,IN
5/14/13 11:55 am
Date_Incident
13003028 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 05/14/2013 at approximately 1:48 PM Barbara Gardner, 63, reported that a female in the Elkhart County Jail parking lot had
taken pills and spit them out. The female was later taken to Elkhart General Hospital for medical evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
5/14/13 1:48 pm
Date_Incident
13003013 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 5-13-2013 at around 6:43 PM Darlene Angel, 47, of 57781 8th St reported her 15 year old daughter a runaway, the child
returned home a short time later.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 57781 8TH ST,ELKHART,IN
5/13/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003013 05/13/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 5-13-2013 at around 6:43 PM Darlene Angel, 47, of 57781 8th St reported her 15 year old daughter a runaway, the child
returned home a short time later.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 57781 8TH ST,ELKHART,IN
5/13/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003031 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter
On 5/14/2013, at approximately 3:24pm, Michelle Glassburn, 28, 55223 CR 131, reported that sometime between 5:00pm on
5/11/2013 and 3:20pm on 5/14/2013 a suspect stole one of her cows from her field that is completely surrounded by a fence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 55223 CR 131,Middlebury,IN
5/11/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003036 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 5/14/2013 at 6:45PM Matt Hamby, 29, was stopped for a traffic violation at Hively/Prairie. Matt Hamby failed a 3 part
standardized field sobriety test, and refused a chemical test. Matt Hamby was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for
Operating while intoxicated-refusal. The passenger, Lisa Collins 29, was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for a local
warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Hively/Prairie,Elkhart,IN
5/14/13 6:45 pm
Date_Incident
13003036 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 5/14/2013 at 6:45PM Matt Hamby, 29, was stopped for a traffic violation at Hively/Prairie. Matt Hamby failed a 3 part
standardized field sobriety test, and refused a chemical test. Matt Hamby was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for
Operating while intoxicated-refusal. The passenger, Lisa Collins 29, was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for a local
warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Hively/Prairie,Elkhart,IN
5/14/13 6:45 pm
Date_Incident
13003036 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 5/14/2013 at 6:45PM Matt Hamby, 29, was stopped for a traffic violation at Hively/Prairie. Matt Hamby failed a 3 part
standardized field sobriety test, and refused a chemical test. Matt Hamby was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for
Operating while intoxicated-refusal. The passenger, Lisa Collins 29, was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for a local
warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Hively/Prairie,Elkhart,IN
5/14/13 6:45 pm
Date_Incident
13003039 05/14/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 5-14-2013 at approximately 9:54 pm, Ceferina Ramirez, 32, reported that her 13 year old daughter left home without
permission. She advised that her daughter left from 122 Timberbrook Circle on 5-14-2013 at about 9:15 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 122 TIMBERBROOK CIR, BRISTOL,IN
5/14/13 9:15 pm
Date_Incident
13003043 05/15/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On 5-15-2013 at approximately 12:42 am, Tania Medina, 30, reported that she was battered by her husband and father of her 8
year old son at their residence at 60846 CR 21. She sustained scrapes, scratches, complaint of pain, bruises, and swelling to
the face, arms, back, leg, and finger. She refused medical treatment. Tania Medina reported that she was about 9 months
pregnant. Frank Medina, 35, was arrested at the scene for felony domestic battery in the presence of a minor, and battery on a
pregnant female. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 60846 CR 21,GOSHEN,IN
5/15/13 12:42 am
Date_Incident
13003043 05/15/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 5-15-2013 at approximately 12:42 am, Tania Medina, 30, reported that she was battered by her husband and father of her 8
year old son at their residence at 60846 CR 21. She sustained scrapes, scratches, complaint of pain, bruises, and swelling to
the face, arms, back, leg, and finger. She refused medical treatment. Tania Medina reported that she was about 9 months
pregnant. Frank Medina, 35, was arrested at the scene for felony domestic battery in the presence of a minor, and battery on a
pregnant female. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 60846 CR 21,GOSHEN,IN
5/15/13 12:42 am
Date_Incident

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