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Elkhart County Police Blotter 06/18/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, June 18, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13003799 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On June 16th, 2013 at around 8:45 AM Caroline Conklin, 44, 53457 CR 39 reported that someone broke solar lights and flowers
in her yard sometime between June 15th, 2013 at around 10:00 PM and June 16th, 2013 at around 6:15 AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 53457 CR 39,Middlebury,IN
6/15/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003800 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Harassment
Blotter:
On 06/16/2013 at around 10:14 am, Nicole Loomis, 24 of 54339 CR 5, reported being harassed via text message by her ex -
girlfriend.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 54339 CR 5,ELKHART,IN
6/16/13 10:14 am
Date_Incident
13003808 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 06/16/2013 at approximately 06:37 PM, Brandy Ball, 33, reported that on 06/16/2013 at approximately 5:30 PM, a known
suspect threw her 11 year old son on the ground and struck him with an open hand several times causing the child pain and
leaving bruises on the child while at a family function at 50901 SR 19.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 50901 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
6/16/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003805 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 6-16-2013 at approximately 4:11 PM Amie Kron, 37, reported her purse was stolen from her unsecured vehicle in the
parking lot of 52256 Ideal Beach Rd. Amie Kron stated she had three credit cards, a kindle, a wallet, and her Indiana Drivers
License in the purse.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 52226 Ideal Beach RD,Elkhart,IN
6/16/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003806 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 6/16/2013, at approximately 4:23pm, Nicole Linn, 26, 54409 Wilson St, Elkhart, reported that on 6/15/2013, at approximately
11:23pm, a suspect stole her debit card out of her vehicle and made several transactions using the card.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 54409 WILSON ST,ELKHART,IN
6/15/13 11:23 pm
Date_Incident
13003806 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 6/16/2013, at approximately 4:23pm, Nicole Linn, 26, 54409 Wilson St, Elkhart, reported that on 6/15/2013, at approximately
11:23pm, a suspect stole her debit card out of her vehicle and made several transactions using the card.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 54409 WILSON ST,ELKHART,IN
6/15/13 11:23 pm
Date_Incident
13003809 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 6/16/2013, at approximately 6:57pm, Elkhart County Sheriff Department Officers located a subject inside a storage lot at
56960 Elk Park Dr, Elkhart. The subject was identified and released at the scene. This incident is under further investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 56960 ELK PARK DR,ELKHART,IN
6/16/13 6:57 pm
Date_Incident
13003812 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 6/16/13 at 10:37pm, Shannon Jester, 35, was involved in a hit and run accident at 1900 Jeanwood Dr. Shannon Jester left
the scene of the crash and was located a short time later. Shannon Jester was found to be intoxicated, failing Standard Field
Sobriety Testing, refusing a Certified Breath Test. Shannon Jester was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: PECAN TRL NORTH WALNUT TRL,ELKHAR
6/16/13 10:37 pm
Date_Incident
13003812 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 6/16/13 at 10:37pm, Shannon Jester, 35, was involved in a hit and run accident at 1900 Jeanwood Dr. Shannon Jester left
the scene of the crash and was located a short time later. Shannon Jester was found to be intoxicated, failing Standard Field
Sobriety Testing, refusing a Certified Breath Test. Shannon Jester was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: PECAN TRL NORTH WALNUT TRL,ELKHAR
6/16/13 10:37 pm
Date_Incident
13003813 06/17/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 06/17/2013 at 12:37am Eric Pfishner, 32, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 15 north of CR 26. Eric Pfishner was
found to be driving a 1996 Dodge Dakota with a stolen registration. Eric Pfishner was cited for Never Receiving License, False
registration, expired registration, and released from the scene. The incident is under further investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
6/17/13 12:37 am
Date_Incident
13003815 06/17/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 06-17-13 at 6:41am, Stevie Garberick (35) of Osolo Elementary School, 24975 CR 6, reported that between 4:00pm on
06-14-13 and 6:00am on 06-17-13, rocks were used to break the outer pains of 9 windows on the school.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 24975 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
6/14/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003824 06/17/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On 06/17/2013 at around 1:00 am, a 35 year old woman reported domestic battery occurred at her residence, 53628 Stanford
Dr, Bristol. The incident occurred on 06/16/2013 at around 4:00 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 53628 STANFORD DR,BRISTOL,IN
6/17/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003827 06/17/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On June 17, 2013 around 2:11 pm, Danethia Gates, 22, 54152 Ash Rd, reported a 23 year old male living at her residence had
attempted to harm himself via an overdose on precription medication. The male was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for
treatment and evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,Osceola,IN
6/17/13 10:30 am
Date_Incident
13003811 06/16/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 6-16-2013 at approximately 7:27 PM Christopher Yanson, 41, reported his 17 year old step daughter was intoxcated and in
need of medical attention at at 54152 Ash Rd Lot 133.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,Elkhart,IN
6/16/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003829 06/17/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 06/17/2013 at around 3:00pm Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a death investigation at 12444 County
Road 44. Officers arrived on scene discovered James Peterson, 55, deceased in an unattached garage on the property of
natural causes. The Elkhart County Coroner's Office along with the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department are investigating the
incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 12444 CR 44,MILLERSBURG,IN
6/17/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003833 06/17/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 06/17/2013 at approximately 4:47 PM, Robert Chupp, 30, reported that on 06/15/2013 at approximately 10:30 PM, a known
suspect entered RC Recycling located at 67895 CR 23 and stole several items from inside the business and outside the
business. Jay Warstler, 49, also reported that on the same date at the same time, the same suspect stole aluminum steps from
the outside of Smokercraft located at 68143 Clunette.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 67895 CR 23,NEW PARIS,IN
6/15/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003833 06/17/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 06/17/2013 at approximately 4:47 PM, Robert Chupp, 30, reported that on 06/15/2013 at approximately 10:30 PM, a known
suspect entered RC Recycling located at 67895 CR 23 and stole several items from inside the business and outside the
business. Jay Warstler, 49, also reported that on the same date at the same time, the same suspect stole aluminum steps from
the outside of Smokercraft located at 68143 Clunette.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 67895 CR 23,NEW PARIS,IN
6/15/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003828 06/17/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 06/17/2013 at around 2:30 pm Joel Lehman, 27, of 10779 CR 32 reported an unknown vehicle struck a telephone pole and
junction box at the intersection of County Road 43 and County Road 32 and left in an unknown direction. Joel Lehman reported
the incident occurred between 1:30 and 2:00 pm on 06/17/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: CR 43 / CR 32,MIDDLEBURY,IN
6/17/13 1:30 pm
Date_Incident

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