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Elkhart County Police Blotter 05/30/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, May 30, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13003369 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter
On 05/28/2013 at approximately 8:06 AM police responded to a report of a female out of control and high on methamphetamine
at 29647 Lehigh Dr. During the investigation of the incident, Myriah Gorce, 20, was found to be in possession of three pills of
Xanax 0.5mg, and did not have a valid prescription for the medication. Myriah Gorce had also been in possession of several
hypodermic needles. Myriah Gorce was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance and
Possession of a Hypodermic Needle (D Felonies).
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 29647 LEHIGH DR,ELKHART,IN
5/28/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13003369 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 05/28/2013 at approximately 8:06 AM police responded to a report of a female out of control and high on methamphetamine
at 29647 Lehigh Dr. During the investigation of the incident, Myriah Gorce, 20, was found to be in possession of three pills of
Xanax 0.5mg, and did not have a valid prescription for the medication. Myriah Gorce had also been in possession of several
hypodermic needles. Myriah Gorce was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance and
Possession of a Hypodermic Needle (D Felonies).
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 29647 LEHIGH DR,ELKHART,IN
5/28/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13003370 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 5-28-13 it was reported that on 5-23-13 between 10:15am and 11:55am, a cell phone and necklace were stolen from
unlocked lockers in the girls P.E. gym locker room at Northridge High School, 56779 Northridge Dr, Middlebury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
5/23/13 10:15 am
Date_Incident
13003376 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 5-28-2013 at approximately 12:36 PM Troy Sommers,46, reported Christine Caron's 1998 Oldsmobile was broken into at
29804 Irongate Dr. The incident occured sometime between May 24th at 12:00 AM and May 28th at 11:00 AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 29804 IRONGATE DR,ELKHART,IN
5/24/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003374 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Intimidation
Blotter
On 05/28/2013 at approximately 10:30 AM a 17 year old male juvenile was in juvenile court at The Elkhart County Courts
Building at 315 S 2nd St, Elkhart. The juvenile became upset with the result of the court hearing and needed escorted to a
holding cell. The juvenile made threats to the court security officers to commit a forcible felony against them and kicked a wall
in the holding cell causing damage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 315 S 2ND ST,Elkhart,IN
5/28/13 10:30 am
Date_Incident
13003374 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 05/28/2013 at approximately 10:30 AM a 17 year old male juvenile was in juvenile court at The Elkhart County Courts
Building at 315 S 2nd St, Elkhart. The juvenile became upset with the result of the court hearing and needed escorted to a
holding cell. The juvenile made threats to the court security officers to commit a forcible felony against them and kicked a wall
in the holding cell causing damage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 315 S 2ND ST,Elkhart,IN
5/28/13 10:30 am
Date_Incident
13003372 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 05-28-13 at 9:41am, Raymond Rump (52) of United Shade reported that between 6:00am on 05-23-13 and 7:00am on
05-28-13, $177.00 was taken from a donation container in their plant at 28605 CR 6, stored where there was no public access.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 28605 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
5/23/13 6:00 am
Date_Incident
13003398 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
BLOTTER:
ON MAY 29, 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: 141 BROADMORE ESTATES,GOSHEN,IN
5/28/13 1:39 pm
Date_Incident
13003378 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter:
On May 28th, 2013 Adult Protective Services reported the sexual assault of a mentally handicap 41 year old. The incident is
currently under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUBBELL, RYAN,3A206
Incident Location: 64887 CR 15,Goshen,IN
1/1/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003382 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Opium / Cocaine
Blotter
On 5-29-2013 at approximately 3:00 PM a drug investigation was started in Elkhart County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,,IN
5/28/13 2:59 pm
Date_Incident
13003382 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 5-29-2013 at approximately 3:00 PM a drug investigation was started in Elkhart County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,,IN
5/28/13 2:59 pm
Date_Incident
13003380 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 5/28/2013 at 3:30pm two Concord HS students got into a fight at 59117 Minuteman Way after school. Two juvenile
males ages 16 and 14 received minor injuries to the face but did not receive medical treatment. The case is under
investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 24050 CR 20,Elkhart,IN
5/28/13 3:26 pm
Date_Incident
13003380 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter:
On 5/28/2013 at 3:30pm two Concord HS students got into a fight at 59117 Minuteman Way after school. Two juvenile
males ages 16 and 14 received minor injuries to the face but did not receive medical treatment. The case is under
investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 24050 CR 20,Elkhart,IN
5/28/13 3:26 pm
Date_Incident
13003381 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter
On 5/28/2013, at approximately 3:15pm, James Lowary, 68, 57027 CR 13, Elkhart , reported that a suspect has been stealing
electricity by running an extension cord into his apartment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 57027 CR 13 S,ELKHART,IN
5/28/13 3:15 pm
Date_Incident
13003379 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter
On 5/28/2013, at approximate 3:02pm, Alexander Nigro, 25, 66285 Grasslands Ln, Goshen, reported that over the past four
months a suspect has been taking his items and pawning them for money.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 66285 GRASSLANDS LANE,Goshen,IN
1/28/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003395 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
BLOTTER:
ON MAY 29, 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: 24320 LYNN DR,ELKHART,IN
5/28/13 2:37 pm
Date_Incident
13003400 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
BLOTTER:
ON MAY 29, 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: CR 24,ELKHART,IN
5/28/13 3:55 pm
Date_Incident
13003377 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 5-28-2013 at approximately 2:03 PM Amelia McQueen, 44, reported damage to her 2002 Land Rover Freelander at 30443
CR 12. Amelia McQueen also reported her spare tire was stolen from the rear of the vehicle. The incident occured
approximately between 5-16-2013 at 4:00PM and 5-28-2013 at approximately 1:30 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 30446 CR 12,ELKHART,IN
5/16/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003377 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 5-28-2013 at approximately 2:03 PM Amelia McQueen, 44, reported damage to her 2002 Land Rover Freelander at 30443
CR 12. Amelia McQueen also reported her spare tire was stolen from the rear of the vehicle. The incident occured
approximately between 5-16-2013 at 4:00PM and 5-28-2013 at approximately 1:30 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 30446 CR 12,ELKHART,IN
5/16/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003383 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 5/28/2013 around 5:30PM a investigation was started at 51387 CR 109 regarding an unsupervised child. The Department
of Child Services and the Sheriff's Department are investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MORGAN, RON,3R24
Incident Location: 51387 CR 109,ELKHART,IN
5/28/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003362 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 5-27-2013 at around 4:10 PM Randy Dorrier, 49, of 25644 Reckell reported sometime between 5-24-2013 and 5-27-2013.
An unknown suspect forced open a rear window and a gun was taken from the residence at 24431 CR 6.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 24461 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
5/24/13 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003388 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 5-28-2013 at around 9:24 pm, a 15 year old girl was stopped for a traffic violation on Johnson St at Elkhart Ave and found to
have never received a license. She provided false information and she was released to her mother pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Johnson St / Elkhart Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/28/13 9:24 pm
Date_Incident
13003388 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter
On 5-28-2013 at around 9:24 pm, a 15 year old girl was stopped for a traffic violation on Johnson St at Elkhart Ave and found to
have never received a license. She provided false information and she was released to her mother pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Johnson St / Elkhart Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/28/13 9:24 pm
Date_Incident
13003386 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 5/28/2013, at approximately 7:32pm, Christina Carpenter, 39, 66920 CR 31, Goshen, reported that on 5/27/2013 a suspect
used her credit card number to make two unauthorized transactions totaling $366.50.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 66920 CR 31,GOSHEN,IN
5/27/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003389 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 5-28-2013 at around 10:15 pm, Edrei Alvarez, 18, and Daniel Vasquez, 18, and a 17 year old juvenile were found to have
consumed alcoholic beverages at 2801 Toledo Rd, Apt 1207. Edrei Alvarez and Daniel Vasquez were incarcerated. The 17
year old was released to his mother pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,Elkhart,IN
5/28/13 10:15 pm
Date_Incident
13003391 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 05-29-2013 around 2:31 A.M. Ryan W. Collar, 28, was stopped in the area of SR 19 North of CR 6 for a traffic violation. It
was found Ryan W. Collar was intoxicated failing a three part field sobriety test, having a breath test result of .10 BRAC.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 19 North of CR 6,Elkhart,IN
5/29/13 2:31 am
Date_Incident
13003394 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 5/29/2013, at approximately 7:16 am, Brian T Poulson (46) reported a theft from motor vehicle case at 28531 CR 38. Brian
Poulson stated a suspect stole a keypad and radon monitors from a 2005 Ford Ranger at the residence. The incident occurred
sometime between 10:00 pm on 5/28/2013 and 6:00 am on 5/29/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 28531 CR 38,WAKARUSA,IN
5/28/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003393 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 5-29-2013 at around 6:04 am, Paul Ellis Dushon, 43, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 4 west of CR 11. He was
found to be impaired, failing a field sobriety test. He submitted blood and urine samples and those results are pending.
Charges of possession of synthetic marijuana, OWI, and possession of drug paraphernalia are pending laboratory results.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 19 / CR 4,ELKHART,IN
5/29/13 6:04 am
Date_Incident
13003393 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 5-29-2013 at around 6:04 am, Paul Ellis Dushon, 43, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 4 west of CR 11. He was
found to be impaired, failing a field sobriety test. He submitted blood and urine samples and those results are pending.
Charges of possession of synthetic marijuana, OWI, and possession of drug paraphernalia are pending laboratory results.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: SR 19 / CR 4,ELKHART,IN
5/29/13 6:04 am
Date_Incident
13003397 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 05-29-2013 at about 9:00 am Carlos Castro-Diaz, 41, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 26 east of SR 19. During the
investigation, BMV records showed Carlos Castro-Diaz had never receiving a drivers license and he was arrested and booked
into the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: CR 26 EAST OF SR 19,ELKHART,IN
5/29/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13003399 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 05/28/2013 at approximately 8:37 AM Jason Perkins, 38, reported that a fraudulent charge was made on his Interra FCU
debit card to Walmart.com, in the amount of $318.73. The transaction processed at an unknown time on 05/24/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 12415 BONNIE Lane,Middlebury,IN
5/24/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003401 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Failure To Register
BLOTTER
On 5/29/2013 an investigation was started regarding a 30 year old sex offender residing in Elkhart who failed to register his
employment as required by Indiana law. The charge of Failure to Reigster with a Prior Conviction, a Class C Felony, has been
forwarded to the Prosecutor's office for charging.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
2/27/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003402 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 5/29/2013, at approximately 1:06 pm, Noble J Swihart (74) reported a theft case at 26979 CR 32. Noble Swihart stated a
suspect stole a trolling motor, 3 folding chairs, and 5 fishing poles from his 2002 Basstracker boat. The incident occurred
sometime between 12:01 am and 8:30 am on 5/29/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 26979 CR 32,GOSHEN,IN
5/29/13 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13003404 05/29/2013
Nature of Call: Homicide : Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter
Blotter
On 05/29/2013 at about 4:44 pm, an investigation was started in Elkhart County regarding a conspiracy to commit murder.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
5/1/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003390 05/28/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 5-28-2013 at approximately 11:38 pm, Larry Lanning, 83, reported that oil paintings were stolen from his house at 53864
Sunnybrook Lane sometime between 5-21-2013 and 5-28-2013. He also reported that he was gave money for real estate
property, but was never given the property. Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies are investigating further.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 53864 Sunnybrook Lane,Elkhart,IN
5/28/12 11:39 pm
Date_Incident
13003411 05/30/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 5-30-2013 at around 3:45 am, Trevor Ray Stephens, 19, was observed at 1517 E Bristol St at Bolts Bar. Trevor Stephens
consumed alcoholic beverages. Trevor Stephens left the bar as a passenger in a vehicle. The vehicle was stopped for a traffic
violation at CR 9 and CR 6. Trevor Stephens fled from the vehicle and was apprehended. Trevor Stephens provided a certified
chemical breath test with a result of .16 BrAC. He was incarcerated for Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage, Minor in
a Tavern, Resisting Arrest, and Public Intoxication. The case is being referred to Excise for followup.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 1517 E Bristol ST,Elkhart,IN
5/30/13 3:42 am
Date_Incident
13003411 05/30/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter
On 5-30-2013 at around 3:45 am, Trevor Ray Stephens, 19, was observed at 1517 E Bristol St at Bolts Bar. Trevor Stephens
consumed alcoholic beverages. Trevor Stephens left the bar as a passenger in a vehicle. The vehicle was stopped for a traffic
violation at CR 9 and CR 6. Trevor Stephens fled from the vehicle and was apprehended. Trevor Stephens provided a certified
chemical breath test with a result of .16 BrAC. He was incarcerated for Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage, Minor in
a Tavern, Resisting Arrest, and Public Intoxication. The case is being referred to Excise for followup.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 1517 E Bristol ST,Elkhart,IN
5/30/13 3:42 am
Date_Incident
13003411 05/30/2013
Nature of Call: ICOAB
Blotter
On 5-30-2013 at around 3:45 am, Trevor Ray Stephens, 19, was observed at 1517 E Bristol St at Bolts Bar. Trevor Stephens
consumed alcoholic beverages. Trevor Stephens left the bar as a passenger in a vehicle. The vehicle was stopped for a traffic
violation at CR 9 and CR 6. Trevor Stephens fled from the vehicle and was apprehended. Trevor Stephens provided a certified
chemical breath test with a result of .16 BrAC. He was incarcerated for Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage, Minor in
a Tavern, Resisting Arrest, and Public Intoxication. The case is being referred to Excise for followup.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: 1517 E Bristol ST,Elkhart,IN
5/30/13 3:42 am
Date_Incident

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