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Elkhart County Police Blotter 05/23/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, May 23, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13003194 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter: On 05-21-2013 around 4:29am Marshall Feltz, 36, reported that 3 vehicles parked in his driveway had flat tires. This
occurred between 05-20-2013, 6:00pm and 05-21-2013, 4:00am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 23712 Greenwood Blvd,Elkhart,IN
5/20/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003196 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On 05-21-2013 at approximately 6:03AM a 44 year old female was found to have attempted to commit suicide by overdose
while at her residence, located at 1201 CR 15, Elkhart. The 44 year old female was transported to Elkhart General Hospital via
ambulance and was committed for a mental health evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 1201 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 5:10 am
Date_Incident
13003199 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 05-21-13 at 7:53am, Tim Wert (48) of 14598 CR 52 reported there were 3 charges made to Desktop Lightning using his
Interra Credit Union debit card number on 05-18-13 that were fraudulent.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 14598 CR 52,SYRACUSE,IN
5/18/13 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13003203 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Harassment
Blotter:
On 05-21-2013 at approximately 9:42AM Erin Nickell, 34 reported that she has been receiving telephone calls from an unknown
male at her residence, located at 56380 Sylvan Meadow Ln, Bristol. The male will usually call in the early morning hours and
only say "hey" or "oh your awake." The unknown male has called 12 to 15 times the past two months and will not speak if the
husband of Erin Nickell's answers the telephone.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 56380 SYLVAN MEADOW Lane,BRISTOL,IN
5/21/13 9:42 am
Date_Incident
13003202 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter: On 05-21-13 at 9:18am, Vicky Wind (56) of 60391 Fenmore Ave reported that between 8:00pm on 05-19-13 and
12:30pm on 05-20-13 her Pontiac G6 was sideswiped in her driveway. The accused left the scene without reporting it to Vicky
Wind or the authorities.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 60391 FENMORE AVE,GOSHEN,IN
5/19/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003204 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Intimidation
Blotter:
On 5-21-13 Northridge Middle School Assistant Principal Rick Yoder reported a 12 yr old male possessed a small pocket knife at
a school function on 5-18-13 and made threats to another student.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
5/18/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003204 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 5-21-13 Northridge Middle School Assistant Principal Rick Yoder reported a 12 yr old male possessed a small pocket knife at
a school function on 5-18-13 and made threats to another student.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
5/18/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003207 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
BLOTTER:
ON MAY 21, 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: 60728 WHITETHORN Lane,GOSHEN,IN
5/21/13 10:25 am
Date_Incident
13003213 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 5/21/2013, at approximately 12:16pm, James Gibson, 50, 70231 CR 29, Syracuse reported that sometime between 8:00am
and 10:45am on 5/21/2013 a suspect entered his residence and stole jewelry and multiple electronics.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 70231 CR 29,SYRACUSE,IN
5/21/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13003211 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 5/21/2013 at approximately 1:38 PM Patricia Lindley, 76, report that her wallet was stolen out of her lunch box at 51495 SR
19, sometime around 1:30 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 54195 SR 19,Elkhart,IN
5/20/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003218 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter:
On 05/21/2013 at approximately 5:52 PM Nina Ottman, 56, a Wal-Mart employee at 30830 Old US 20, reported she had caught
a person stealing a car accessory without paying for the item around 5:50 PM. Kyle Maupin, 23, was cited and released for
criminal conversion.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 5:52 pm
Date_Incident
13003209 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter:
On 05-21-2013 at approximately 12:20PM Melisa McClane, 33 reported that her 40 year old ex husband had molested her 16
year old daughter several times two years ago while they resided at 56609 Best Ave, Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 56009 BEST Ave,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 12:20 pm
Date_Incident
13003242 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On 5-21-2013 at 4:07 PM Tessa Shidler, 28, of 51986 Jenny Ln reported that on the same date at the same time a suspect
whom she has a protection order violated that protection order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 51986 JENNY Lane,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 4:04 pm
Date_Incident
13003215 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter
On 05/21/2013 at about 3:55 pm, Todd Johnson, 43, 56072 River Heights, reported that a suspect has used his identity in 2008,
2010, and currently to obtain employment and credit.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 56072 RIVER HEIGHTS,ELKHART,IN
1/1/10 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003219 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter
On 05/21/2013 at approximately 7:15 PM , Carolyn Chapman, 35, 59173 Timber Trail, was struck with a closed fist by her
spouse, Gabriel Chapman, 31, also of Timber Trail. Carolyn Chapman suffered redness to her nose and complaint of pain .
Gabriel Chapman was arrested for domestic battery and taken to the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: SR 15/Timber Trail,Goshen,IN
5/21/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003220 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 05/21/2013 at about 8:05 pm, Angela Salvagni, 40, 53440 Pine Brook Dr., reported that a suspect pushed a juvenile female
by grabbing her neck, and pushing her into a wall. The juvenile suffered pain to her head and neck from the incident .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 53440 PINE BROOK DR,BRISTOL,IN
5/21/13 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003220 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Strangulation
Blotter
On 05/21/2013 at about 8:05 pm, Angela Salvagni, 40, 53440 Pine Brook Dr., reported that a suspect pushed a juvenile female
by grabbing her neck, and pushing her into a wall. The juvenile suffered pain to her head and neck from the incident .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 53440 PINE BROOK DR,BRISTOL,IN
5/21/13 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003220 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 05/21/2013 at about 8:05 pm, Angela Salvagni, 40, 53440 Pine Brook Dr., reported that a suspect pushed a juvenile female
by grabbing her neck, and pushing her into a wall. The juvenile suffered pain to her head and neck from the incident .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 53440 PINE BROOK DR,BRISTOL,IN
5/21/13 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003224 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On 5/21/2013 at 10:08PM Tracy Cottrill, 38, reported that her 15 year old daughter was struck by a suspect at 24022 CR 32 Apt
A Goshen, IN between 4:00PM and 6:00PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 24022 CR 32,GOSHEN,IN
5/21/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003223 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 05/21/2013 at approximately 9:21 PM Police and EMS responded to a single vehicle crash on SR 13 south of US 6. The 26
year old male driver was operating a Honda Metropolitan scooter northbound on SR 13 south of US 6. The driver lost control of
the scooter and laid it down in the roadway. The driver sustained a significant head injury in the crash and was airlifted to
Parkview Hospital. The driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.
The Elkhart County Crash Investigation Team is investigation the crash further .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: SR 13 S US 6,Syracuse,IN
5/21/13 9:50 pm
Date_Incident
13003223 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 05/21/2013 at approximately 9:21 PM Police and EMS responded to a single vehicle crash on SR 13 south of US 6. The 26
year old male driver was operating a Honda Metropolitan scooter northbound on SR 13 south of US 6. The driver lost control of
the scooter and laid it down in the roadway. The driver sustained a significant head injury in the crash and was airlifted to
Parkview Hospital. The driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.
The Elkhart County Crash Investigation Team is investigation the crash further .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: SR 13 S US 6,Syracuse,IN
5/21/13 9:50 pm
Date_Incident
13003223 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Habitual Traffic Offender
Blotter:
On 05/21/2013 at approximately 9:21 PM Police and EMS responded to a single vehicle crash on SR 13 south of US 6. The 26
year old male driver was operating a Honda Metropolitan scooter northbound on SR 13 south of US 6. The driver lost control of
the scooter and laid it down in the roadway. The driver sustained a significant head injury in the crash and was airlifted to
Parkview Hospital. The driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.
The Elkhart County Crash Investigation Team is investigation the crash further .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: SR 13 S US 6,Syracuse,IN
5/21/13 9:50 pm
Date_Incident
13003235 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 5/22/2013, at approximately 11:00 am, Lisa Kendall (33) reported a theft at 59117 Minuteman Way. Lisa Kendall stated a 15
year old Concord High School student collected $5 from her for a non-existent fundraiser.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,ELKHART,IN
5/14/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13003247 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter
On 5/22/2013 at approximately 2:22 PM Samantha Taber,27, reported a suspect stole 12 boxes of cigarettes from her at
57766 SR19, at approximately 9:50 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 57766 SR 19,Elkhart,IN
5/21/13 9:50 am
Date_Incident
13003241 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 5/22/2013 Greg Stump, 49 an employee of the Elkhart County Fairgrounds at 17446 CR 34 reported theft of 8 brass
firehose fittings from the fairgrounds between 8:30am on 5/21 and 11:30am on 5/22.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 17446 CR 34,Goshen,IN
5/21/13 8:30 am
Date_Incident
13003243 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On 5/22/2013 at 2:15pm Sheriff's deputies responded to 15874 Burtsfield to a report of domestic battery. The incident is
under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 15874 BURTSFIELD,GOSHEN,IN
5/22/13 2:16 pm
Date_Incident
13003246 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Harassment
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at approximately 1:13 PM Heather Secor, 27, reported she has been receiving telephone calls at 28636 LaRue
St., where the suspects use profanity and call her family vulgar names.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 28363 LaRue,Elkhart,IN
5/20/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003250 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter
On 05/22/2013 at about 3:18 pm, Linda Byrd, 65, reported finding Jewell Byrd, 87, deceased at 58272 Valley View Dr. The
Sheriff's Department investigated the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 58272 VALLEY VIEW DR,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 6:46 pm
Date_Incident
13003263 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On 05/22/2013 at about 10:55 pm, Michelle Augustine, 37, 30036 CR 24, reported that between 10:30 pm and 10:45 pm on
05/22/2013, a suspect violated the terms of a protection order and pushed her. She was not injured as a result of the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 30036 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003263 05/21/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 05/22/2013 at about 10:55 pm, Michelle Augustine, 37, 30036 CR 24, reported that between 10:30 pm and 10:45 pm on
05/22/2013, a suspect violated the terms of a protection order and pushed her. She was not injured as a result of the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 30036 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident

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