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Elkhart County Police Blotter 05/24/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, May 24, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13003226 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 05-22-2013 at approximately 5:15AM Officers with the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a hit and run crash
on CR 6 west of Emerson Dr, Elkhart. When Officers arrived on scene they were able to locate a 2006 red Pontiac G6 with
extensive front end damage that was unoccupied. The other vehicle involved in the crash had fled the area prior to the arrival of
Officers. While completing the investigation it was found that the 2006 red Pontiac G6 was stolen from Kaitlin Kirkdorffer, 22
while it was parked at an unknown residence in Goshen, In.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: CR 6 WEST OF EMERSON DR,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 4:58 am
Date_Incident
13003228 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter: On 05-22-13 at 7:16am, Lisa Fingerle (46) of 57481 Emerald Chase Ln reported her new Stealth box trailer full of her
household goods was taken from her driveway between midnight and 7:00am on 05-22-13.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 57481 EMERALD CHASE LN,GOSHEN,IN
5/22/13 12:01 am
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
13003234 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 7:48am Kari A Mitchell(24) reported her personal email had been hacked into at her work
which is located at Holiday Inn Express 58364 SR19. The manager of the hotel, Terry D Riddle(47) reported a night employee
used a computer storage device to record information on the keyboard.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 58364 SR19,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 7:48 am
Date_Incident
13003233 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter: On 05-22-13 at 9:41am, Juli Burt (54) of 22707 SR 120 reported that between 7:30pm on 05-21-13 and 7:45am on
05-22-13 her residence attached garage was entered through an unlocked service door on the front of the garage. Once inside,
her Subaru Outback was also entered through an unlocked door, and her purse was stolen from it.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 22707 SR 120,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003232 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter: On 05-22-2013 at approximately 9:30am Tonya Rose, 38, reported her 15 year old daughter as a runaway and
incorrigible.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 58453 CR 17,GOSHEN,IN
5/21/13 11:00 am
Date_Incident
13003240 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at 1:15pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department, in conjunction with the Department of Child Services, filed a
report of Child Molest. The investigation continues.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: EVANS, DAPHNE,3A211
Incident Location: 62360 CR 33,GOSHEN,IN
7/15/11 8:00 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
13003249 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter:
On May 22nd, 2013 at around 2:33 PM Tanya Goeller, 37, 22784 Pine Arbor Dr, reported that a suspect used her identity during
a criminal investigation sometime before May 22nd, 2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 22784 PINE ARBOR DR,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 2:33 pm
Date_Incident
13003236 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:13am Taneshia R Ritter(23) of 24792 CR22 reported her 2003 Chevy Impala was parked in
her driveway between May 21, 2013, 4:00pm and May 22, 2013, 5:30am. Taneshia R Ritter discovered someone "keyed" and
vandalized her entire vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 24792 CR22,ELKHART,IN
5/21/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003245 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
BLOTTER:
ON MAY 22, 2013 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: 54865 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 1:14 pm
Date_Incident
13003267 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
BLOTTER:
ON MAY 22, 2013 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: 29680 SAN LUCIA DR,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 12:28 pm
Date_Incident
13003248 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at 2:30pm, Brendan Topping, 18, reported a suspect punched him on his neck on 5-21-2013 around 4:00pm at
52074 Brookstream Cl. Brendan Topping did receive two bruises as a result of the battery .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: EVANS, DAPHNE,3A211
Incident Location: 52074 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
5/21/13 4:00 pm
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
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
13003253 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at around 1:41 PM Helen Davis, 71, of 25119 Grover reported a suspect pulled a door in her residence off its
hinges and kicked her vehicle that was in the garage, leaving a dent.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 25119 GROVER,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003257 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at around 5:23 PM Viravanh Saokho, 38, of 56587 Brightwood reported that her 15 year old son left her residence
without permission. He was last seen at around 10:00 AM wearing a gray shirt and baby blue shorts.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 56587 BRIGHTWOOD,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13003261 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at around 6:00 PM Michelle Augustine, 37, of 30036 CR 24 reported that a suspect violated the terms of a
protection order she has against them.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 30036 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003265 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Opium / Cocaine
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at approximately 3:44 AM a search warrant was obtained for the residence located at 1124 1/2 Princeton Blvd,
Elkhart in reference to subjects living at that residence manufacturing methamphetamine. The investigation regarding this
incident is on-going.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 1124 1/2 PRINCETON BLVD,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 10:14 pm
Date_Incident
13003265 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at approximately 3:44 AM a search warrant was obtained for the residence located at 1124 1/2 Princeton Blvd,
Elkhart in reference to subjects living at that residence manufacturing methamphetamine. The investigation regarding this
incident is on-going.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 1124 1/2 PRINCETON BLVD,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 10:14 pm
Date_Incident
13003265 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at approximately 3:44 AM a search warrant was obtained for the residence located at 1124 1/2 Princeton Blvd,
Elkhart in reference to subjects living at that residence manufacturing methamphetamine. The investigation regarding this
incident is on-going.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 1124 1/2 PRINCETON BLVD,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 10:14 pm
Date_Incident
13003265 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Common Nuisance-Operating
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at approximately 3:44 AM a search warrant was obtained for the residence located at 1124 1/2 Princeton Blvd,
Elkhart in reference to subjects living at that residence manufacturing methamphetamine. The investigation regarding this
incident is on-going.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 1124 1/2 PRINCETON BLVD,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 10:14 pm
Date_Incident
13003265 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Common Nuisance-Visiting
Blotter
On 5-22-2013 at approximately 3:44 AM a search warrant was obtained for the residence located at 1124 1/2 Princeton Blvd,
Elkhart in reference to subjects living at that residence manufacturing methamphetamine. The investigation regarding this
incident is on-going.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 1124 1/2 PRINCETON BLVD,ELKHART,IN
5/22/13 10:14 pm
Date_Incident
13003268 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Failure To Register
Blotter
On 5/23/2013 an investigation was started regarding a 39 year old sex offender formerly residing in Elkhart County who failed to
register an out of state move as required by Indiana law. The case was forwarded to the Prosecutor' s office and the charge of
Failure to Register with a Prior Conviction, a Class C Felony, is being sought.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 21254 STATELINE RD,BRISTOL,IN
3/1/13 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13003273 05/23/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 05-23-2013 at approximately 12:30pm William Elijah (21) of 52787 CR 5 reported a theft of metal steps that occurred
sometime between 1:30am 5-23-2013 and 11:30 am 05-23-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 52787 CR 5,ELKHART,IN
5/23/13 12:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003272 05/23/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter
On 05/23/2013 at approximately 1:30 PM Heidi McRobie, 52, reported that a 17 year old male subject that was caught
shoplifting at WalMart, 30830 Old US 20. The juvenile was released to a parent on promise to appear.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,ELKHART,IN
5/23/13 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003254 05/22/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On May 22nd, 2013 at around 4:12 PM Darcy Weise, 30, 51924 Windrow Dr reported someone entered her residence and
took a Kindle fire and clothing sometime around May 20th, 2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 51924 WINDROW DR,ELKHART,IN
5/20/13 7:40 am
Date_Incident
13003285 05/23/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter
On 05/23/2013 at around 7:00 pm Adelaide Thomas,75,of 51464 Forest Rd reported subjects stole jewelry, cash and credit
cards from her residence. Adelaide Thomas reported that the incident occurred between 05/14/2013 and 05/23/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 51464 FOREST RD,ELKHART,IN
5/14/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003277 05/23/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 05/23/2013 at about 3:14 pm, Mark Rex, 37, 52435 CR 15, reported that a red pickup backed into his Dodge Stratus on CR
6 at CR 17, damaging his vehicle. The red pickup left the scene of the crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: CR 6/CR 17,,IN
5/23/13 3:14 pm
Date_Incident
13003290 05/23/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 05-23-2013 around 11:21 P.M. Michael L. Poarch 21, was stopped in the area of SR 19 North of Windsor Ave. for a traffic
violation. It was found Michael Poarch was intoxicated failing a field sobriety test, having a certified test of .08 BRAC.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 19 North of Windsor,Elkhart,IN
5/23/13 11:21 pm
Date_Incident
13003292 05/24/2013
Nature of Call: Public Intoxication
Blotter
05-24-2013 At 1:30PM Pamela K. Crist, 44 was located in the 59000 block of State Road 15, she was found to be intoxicated.
Pamela K. Crist was arrested for public intoxication, resisting law enforcement, and battery.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 59192 SR15,GOSHEN,IN
5/24/13 1:25 am
Date_Incident
13003292 05/24/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
05-24-2013 At 1:30PM Pamela K. Crist, 44 was located in the 59000 block of State Road 15, she was found to be intoxicated.
Pamela K. Crist was arrested for public intoxication, resisting law enforcement, and battery.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 59192 SR15,GOSHEN,IN
5/24/13 1:25 am
Date_Incident
13003292 05/24/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter
05-24-2013 At 1:30PM Pamela K. Crist, 44 was located in the 59000 block of State Road 15, she was found to be intoxicated.
Pamela K. Crist was arrested for public intoxication, resisting law enforcement, and battery.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 59192 SR15,GOSHEN,IN
5/24/13 1:25 am
Date_Incident
13003293 05/24/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 5-24-2013 at around 3:51 am, Jerry L Edwards, 53, was stopped for a traffic violation on Goshen Ave at Blazer Blvd and
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .10 BrAC. He was found to be operating
without ever receiving a license and driving while suspended-prior. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Jackson Blvd / Goshen Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/24/13 3:51 am
Date_Incident
13003293 05/24/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 5-24-2013 at around 3:51 am, Jerry L Edwards, 53, was stopped for a traffic violation on Goshen Ave at Blazer Blvd and
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .10 BrAC. He was found to be operating
without ever receiving a license and driving while suspended-prior. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Jackson Blvd / Goshen Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/24/13 3:51 am
Date_Incident
13003293 05/24/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 5-24-2013 at around 3:51 am, Jerry L Edwards, 53, was stopped for a traffic violation on Goshen Ave at Blazer Blvd and
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .10 BrAC. He was found to be operating
without ever receiving a license and driving while suspended-prior. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Jackson Blvd / Goshen Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/24/13 3:51 am
Date_Incident

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