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Elkhart County Police Blotter 06/03/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, June 3, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13003441 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 5-31-13 it was reported to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department that possible gang activity occurred on 5-30-13 at
Northridge High School, 56779 Northridge Dr, Middlebury. The complaint is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
5/30/13 3:40 pm
Date_Incident
13003436 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 05/31/2013 at around 10:13 am Jeffrey Hashberger, 42 reported a burglary at 53663 Woodside Dr. The residence was
unoccupied and two windows were broken out in a forced entry. Copper pipiing and a sub pump were stolen, sometime
between 5-19-2013 and 5-30-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 53663 WOODSIDE DR,BRISTOL,IN
5/27/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003439 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 5/31/2013 at approximately 1:21pm, Cecilia Cervantes (20) of 113 E Calvert St. South Bend reported the theft of a purse
valued at 15.00, Indiana ID, Social Security card, and 240.00 cash from her work locker at 58190 CR 3. Cecilia Cervantes
advised the theft occurred on 5/8/2013 between the hours of 4:00pm and 7:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 58190 CR 3 S.,Elkhart,IN
5/8/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003437 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On 05/31/2013 at around 10:13 pm, a 35 year old woman reported being assaulted at her residence at 53628 Stanford Dr,
Bristol by her husband.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 53628 STANFORD DR,BRISTOL,IN
5/31/13 12:03 pm
Date_Incident
13003443 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 05/31/2013 at approximately 3:42 PM, a maroon Chevrolet Venture crashed into a Toyota Yaris on SR 15 south of CR 40,
the driver of the Chevrolet Venture did not stop to make a crash report. After further investigation it was found that Michelle
Buie, 40, was the driver of the Chevrolet Venture. Michelle Buie was cited and released.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: SR 15 south of CR 40,Goshen,IN
5/31/13 3:42 pm
Date_Incident
13003448 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 05/31/2013 at approximately 6:35 PM, a suspect was found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana after a search
conducted by staff at Elkhart County Community Corrections. The suspect was an inmate of the Elkhart County Community
Corrections at 201 N. Cottage Ave in Goshen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,Goshen,IN
5/31/13 5:40 pm
Date_Incident
13003453 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 5/31/13 at 11:03 PM, Gary Looney, was arrested for Criminal Warrants at 919 S 8th St. Gary Looney was also discovered to
be in the possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Gary Looney was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 919 S 8TH ST,GOSHEN,IN
5/31/13 11:03 pm
Date_Incident
13003453 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 5/31/13 at 11:03 PM, Gary Looney, was arrested for Criminal Warrants at 919 S 8th St. Gary Looney was also discovered to
be in the possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Gary Looney was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 919 S 8TH ST,GOSHEN,IN
5/31/13 11:03 pm
Date_Incident
13003456 06/01/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter:
On 6/1/2013, at approximately 10:13 am, Pamela F Henderson (53) reported a theft at 28373 Old US 33. Pamela Henderson
stated a 1977 Swinger flatbed trailer was stolen from the parking lot at Raines Auto, sometime between 5:00 pm on 5/29/2013
and 10:00 am on 5/30/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 28373 OLD US 33,ELKHART,IN
5/29/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003452 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 5/31/2013 at 11:00pm members of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Teen Alcohol Reduction Team (STAR) located a
suspicious vehicle at Johnston and Hackett Streets in Goshen. Two adult males, Daniel Hill age 19 and Brian Walls age 18
were found to have been consuming alcoholic beverages and were cited and released. A 15 year old juvenile male was also
found to have been consuming alcoholic beverages and was released to a family member. The case is also under investigation
for criminal gang recruitment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: Hackett / Johnston St,Goshen,IN
5/31/13 10:53 pm
Date_Incident
13003460 06/01/2013
Nature of Call: Residential Entry
Blotter:
On 6/1/2013, at approximately 1:41pm, Peter Mikhalchuk, 30, 59602 Rosedale Ave, Elkhart, reported that sometime within the
last two days a suspect broke through a door, entered his residence, but did not take any items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 59602 ROSEDALE AVE,ELKHART,IN
5/30/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003450 05/31/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 6/1/2013 at 8:00pm John Hupp age 78 reported his vehicle was damaged in the parking lot of Walmart at 30830 Old US
20. A vehicle pulling into a parking space crashed into John Hupp's 2004 Honda CR-V damaging it. The driver of the other
vehicle then left the scene without reporting.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
5/31/13 7:58 pm
Date_Incident
13003457 06/01/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 06/01/2013 at around 10:39 am, Robert Burden, 50 of 57980 Melissa Dr reported his 14 year old son as a runaway, he left
on 5-31-2013 at 10:00 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 57980 MELISSA DR,GOSHEN,IN
6/1/13 10:39 am
Date_Incident
13003455 06/01/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 06-01-2013 at approximately 3:00am Brian Pearison, 34 of 29596 Dawn Jo Lene Ave found his vehicle was vandalized while
it was parked in his drive way.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 29596 DAWN JO LENE,ELKHART,IN
6/1/13 3:00 am
Date_Incident
13003459 06/01/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 06/01/2013 at around 11:11 am Randall Robertson, 64 of 22829 Heaton Vista, Elkhart reported an air conditioner stolen
from the exterior of the residence. The air conditioner was stolen between 05/31/2013 5:00 pm and 06/01/2013 9:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 22829 Heaton Vista,Elkhart,IN
6/1/13 11:11 am
Date_Incident
13003464 06/01/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 06/01/2013 at around 7:20 pm Dana Clark, of 23112 Montrose Park reported subjects intentionally defaced her 18 year old
daugthers Chevrolet Cobalt. Dana Clark reported reported that the incident occurred at 51350 Maplewood Drive on 05/31/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 51350 MAPLEWOOD DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
5/31/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003463 06/01/2013
Nature of Call: Habitual Traffic Offender
Blotter:
On 6/1/2013 at 7:00pm Marcellous Curtis, 31 was stopped for traffic violations at 2801 Toledo Road. Marcellous Curtis was
found to be a Habitual Traffic Violator and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO ROAD,ELKHART,IN
6/1/13 7:04 pm
Date_Incident
13003467 06/01/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 6/1/2013 at 10:44pm Luis Perez, 39 was stopped for traffic violations on Elkhart Road near Bashor Road. Luis Perez
failed field sobriety test and registered .24 Brac on a certified test. Luis Perez was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: Elkhart / Bashor,Goshen,IN
6/1/13 10:44 pm
Date_Incident
13003471 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 6-2-2013 at around 1:39 am, Freddie D Johnson, 39, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 at CR 15. He was found to
be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .08 BrAC. He was incarcerated on a felony due to a
prior conviction within 5 years for Operating While Intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 / CR 15,Goshen,IN
6/2/13 1:39 am
Date_Incident
13003472 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 06/02/2013 at approximately 3:20am Halli Gerlach (21) reported that while at Halftime Bar located at 26084 CR 6, two male
subjects took her wallet containing personal items and approximately $150.00 in cash. Halli Gerlach reported that the subjects
also took a car key belonging to Micky Schram (21).
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 26084 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
6/2/13 3:20 am
Date_Incident
13003473 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 6-02-2013 at approximately 3:39 am, Jeffrey Morningstar, 28, was stopped in the area of CR 6 and SR 19 for traffic
violations. He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .15 at 5:02 am. He
was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 east of SR 19,Elkhart,IN
6/2/13 3:39 am
Date_Incident
13003473 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 6-02-2013 at approximately 3:39 am, Jeffrey Morningstar, 28, was stopped in the area of CR 6 and SR 19 for traffic
violations. He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .15 at 5:02 am. He
was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 east of SR 19,Elkhart,IN
6/2/13 3:39 am
Date_Incident
13003476 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 06/02/2013 at around 5:54 am, Joshua Friesen, 38 was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while
intoxicated after he was involved in a crash at CR 1 and CR 8 in Elkhart. Joshua Friesen failed standard field sobriety tests and
had a brac. of .15 at 7:33 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 53994 CR 1,ELKHART,IN
6/2/13 5:52 am
Date_Incident
13003479 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On 6/2/2013 at approximately 11:20am, Rebecca Sears (57) of 20397 Meridian Ct. Goshen reported that at 9:30am on
6/2/2013, a suspect violated a protection order she had filed against the same subject, prohibiting them from coming to her
property.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 20397 MERIDIAN CT,GOSHEN,IN
6/2/13 9:34 am
Date_Incident
13003470 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 06/02/2013 at approximately 12:57 AM a Chevrolet Trail Blazer was stopped for an equipment violation on CR 4 east of CR
13. Arica Mcdowell, 20, and Celia Tillman, 20, passengers in the vehicle, were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages.
Both parties were cited and released.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: CR 4 East of CR 13,Elkhart,IN
6/2/13 12:57 am
Date_Incident
13003487 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 06/02/2013 at around 7:00 pm George Morehouse, 59, of 26780 Roseland Road reported that a maroon pickup occupied by
three persons collided into his Ford Ranger on County Road 7, south of County Road 4 and fled the scene. George Morehouse
reported that the incident occurred on 06/02/2013 at around 6:20 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: CR 7/ CR 4,ELKHART,IN
6/2/13 6:20 pm
Date_Incident
13003484 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 6/2/2013, at approximately 5:38pm, a Child In Need of Services case was started in Elkhart County after parents failed to
pick up a 12 year old child from Concord Little League.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 59625 LEE AVE,Elkhart,IN
6/2/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003491 06/02/2013
Nature of Call: Robbery : Firearm
Blotter
On 06/02/2013 at about 11:36 pm Emmanuel Markham, 22, an employee at 7-Eleven Gas Station, 25960 CR 20, reported the
store was robbed at gunpoint by two suspects. An undisclosed amount of cash and packs of cigarettes were stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 25960 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
6/2/13 11:36 pm
Date_Incident
13003492 06/03/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter
On 06-03-2013 at approximately 12:04am Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a request for a welfare check at
63673 CR 3. Officers made entry at the request of the home owner and discovered Kendell Davidhizar, 65 had passed away.
The corner is investigating at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 64673 CR 3,WAKARUSA,IN
6/3/13 12:37 am
Date_Incident

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