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Elkhart County Police Blotter 06/20/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, June 20, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13003836 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 06-18-2013 at about 8:42 am, Ricky Wing, 53, of 24598 Elmhurst Dr. reported that two of her vehicles were vandalized by
someone slicing the tires and scratching the paint sometime between 1:00 am and 7:30 am on 06-18-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 24598 ELMHURST,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 1:00 am
Date_Incident
13003840 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 06/18/2013 at approximately 9:02 AM John Kustron, 43, 58145 Valley View Dr, reported that there were three fraudulent
charges made on his Interra FCU bank account. The charges totaled $125.69, and cleared his account on 06/17/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 58145 VALLEY VIEW DR,ELKHART,IN
6/17/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003843 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Escape
Blotter:
On 06-18-2013 at about 11:15 am Elkhart County Probation Department violated a 17 year old male for probation violation at
56520 Shore. After being handcuffed the male resisted arrest, escaped custody, stole government property and committed
criminal mischief. He was later captured and transported to Elkhart Juvenile Detention Center on those charges.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 56520 SHORE AVE,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 11:24 am
Date_Incident
13003843 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 06-18-2013 at about 11:15 am Elkhart County Probation Department violated a 17 year old male for probation violation at
56520 Shore. After being handcuffed the male resisted arrest, escaped custody, stole government property and committed
criminal mischief. He was later captured and transported to Elkhart Juvenile Detention Center on those charges.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 56520 SHORE AVE,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 11:24 am
Date_Incident
13003843 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 06-18-2013 at about 11:15 am Elkhart County Probation Department violated a 17 year old male for probation violation at
56520 Shore. After being handcuffed the male resisted arrest, escaped custody, stole government property and committed
criminal mischief. He was later captured and transported to Elkhart Juvenile Detention Center on those charges.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 56520 SHORE AVE,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 11:24 am
Date_Incident
13003843 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 06-18-2013 at about 11:15 am Elkhart County Probation Department violated a 17 year old male for probation violation at
56520 Shore. After being handcuffed the male resisted arrest, escaped custody, stole government property and committed
criminal mischief. He was later captured and transported to Elkhart Juvenile Detention Center on those charges.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 56520 SHORE AVE,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 11:24 am
Date_Incident
13003845 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 06/18/2013 at approximately 1:30 PM, Keely Gilchrist, 22, was arrested at Walmart Supercenter, 30830 Old US 20, for Theft
(D Felony), following an investigation of an incident of shoplifting. Keely Gilchrist shoplifted a total of 14 DVD videos valued at
$363.44 on 06/18/2013 at approximately 11:20 AM. Keely Gilchrist was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
6/18/13 10:51 am
Date_Incident
13003846 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 6-17-13 at approx. 8:00pm, a 14 yr old male struck an 11 yr old female in the head with a small scooter causing a laceration
while arguing in the roadway on CR111 north of CR20.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: CR111 N CR20,ELKHART,IN
6/17/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003844 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 6-18-13 David Cadwallader 28 yoa and Christin Jordan 24 yoa reported a crashed, green 2005 Dodge Stratus missing from
the lot 30150 Old US33, Elkhart between 6-12-13 and 6-16-13.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 30150 OLD US33,ELKHART,IN
6/12/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003847 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 6/18/2013, Eric L Crow of 28261 Larue St Elkhart, IN reported he GPS stolen from his vehicle while it was parked in his
driveway between 6/7/2013 and 6/10/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Smith, Jim,3a161
Incident Location: 28261 Larue ST,Elkhart,IN
6/18/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003850 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Opium / Cocaine
Blotter:
On 6-18-2013 at approximately 2:52 PM Rosanna Burkholder, 38 reported that there was a green plastic bottle with a straw in it,
believed to be used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, laying in the ditch along side CR 100 north of US 6 on the east
side of the road. The Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Section was called to assist in the investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: CR 100 NORTH OF US 6,NAPPANEE,IN
6/18/13 2:52 pm
Date_Incident
13003853 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 6/18/2013, Julie Pietrzak of 315 E Crawford St Elkhart, IN reported her GPS stolen from his vehicle while it was parked a
driveway at 28202 Larue St Elkhart, IN between 6/7/2013 and 6/10/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Smith, Jim,3a161
Incident Location: 28261 Larue ST,Elkhart,IN
6/18/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003852 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter
On 6/18/2013, at approximately 5:04pm, Anthony West, 40, 51451 SR 19, Elkhart, reported that around 1:00pm on 6/18/2013
he left his wallet at a Marathon gas station and shortly after a suspect made several transactions using his credit cards.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 51451 SR 19,Elkhart,IN
6/18/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003852 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
BLOTTER
ON 12/22/2008 AT APPROXIMATLEY 9:30 AM ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT RECEIVED A CALL FROM
RICHARD SALVAGNI, 36 IN REFERENCE TO A VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER HE PUT IN PLACE FOR HIS 16
YEAR OLD DAUGHTER.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 51451 SR 19,Elkhart,IN
6/18/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003852 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On 6/18/2013, at approximately 5:04pm, Anthony West, 40, 51451 SR 19, Elkhart, reported that around 1:00pm on 6/18/2013
he left his wallet at a Marathon gas station and shortly after a suspect made several transactions using his credit cards.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 51451 SR 19,Elkhart,IN
6/18/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003852 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
BLOTTER
ON 12/22/2008 AT APPROXIMATLEY 9:30 AM ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT RECEIVED A CALL FROM
RICHARD SALVAGNI, 36 IN REFERENCE TO A VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER HE PUT IN PLACE FOR HIS 16
YEAR OLD DAUGHTER.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 51451 SR 19,Elkhart,IN
6/18/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003855 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On June 18, 2013 around 5:41 pm, Marlin Bontrager, 30, 702 S Hawthorne, reported sometime between 12:00 am and 4:00 am
on 06/18/2013, a suspect scratched the paint on his Mercury Mountainer.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 702 S HAWTHORNE ST,BRISTOL,IN
6/18/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003849 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 6-18-2013 at approximately 2:54 PM Robert Swearengin, 46, reported his red Toro riding lawn mower stolen form 25525
Rosemary Dr. The inicident occured between 10:30 PM on 6/16/2013 and 6:00 AM on 6/17/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 25525 ROSEMARY DR,ELKHART,IN
6/16/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003857 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 6/18/2013 at 5:47 pm Rodney Robertson, 27, was stopped at Lake City Bank on SR19 north of CR24. Rodney Robertson
was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, and possession of
drug paraphernalia. Ashley Lovitt, 26, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance (x3), possession of heroin,
and fraud.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUDDLESTON, MICHAEL T,3A275
Incident Location: 58404 ST RD 19,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 5:47 pm
Date_Incident
13003857 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter
On 6/18/2013 at 5:47 pm Rodney Robertson, 27, was stopped at Lake City Bank on SR19 north of CR24. Rodney Robertson
was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, and possession of
drug paraphernalia. Ashley Lovitt, 26, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance (x3), possession of heroin,
and fraud.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUDDLESTON, MICHAEL T,3A275
Incident Location: 58404 ST RD 19,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 5:47 pm
Date_Incident
13003857 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 6/18/2013 at 5:47 pm Rodney Robertson, 27, was stopped at Lake City Bank on SR19 north of CR24. Rodney Robertson
was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, and possession of
drug paraphernalia. Ashley Lovitt, 26, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance (x3), possession of heroin,
and fraud.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUDDLESTON, MICHAEL T,3A275
Incident Location: 58404 ST RD 19,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 5:47 pm
Date_Incident
13003857 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 6/18/2013 at 5:47 pm Rodney Robertson, 27, was stopped at Lake City Bank on SR19 north of CR24. Rodney Robertson
was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, and possession of
drug paraphernalia. Ashley Lovitt, 26, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance (x3), possession of heroin,
and fraud.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUDDLESTON, MICHAEL T,3A275
Incident Location: 58404 ST RD 19,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 5:47 pm
Date_Incident
13003857 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter
On 6/18/2013 at 5:47 pm Rodney Robertson, 27, was stopped at Lake City Bank on SR19 north of CR24. Rodney Robertson
was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, possession of heroin, and possession of
drug paraphernalia. Ashley Lovitt, 26, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance (x3), possession of heroin,
and fraud.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUDDLESTON, MICHAEL T,3A275
Incident Location: 58404 ST RD 19,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 5:47 pm
Date_Incident
13003854 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter
On 06-18-2013 at about 5:30 PM, Ashley Miller of 59255 Sparrow Lane, reported that someone was trying to get her to send
them a moneygram after paying her, by check, too much money for a rented apartment unit.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GLEDHILL, NORMA,3R75
Incident Location: 59255 SPARROW Lane,GOSHEN,IN
5/25/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003858 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On June 18, 2013 around 7:06 pm, Rebecca Sears, 57, 20397 Meridian Ct, reported around 7:00 pm, a subject she has a
protection order against drove up to her while she was out on a walk and made contact with her, in violation of the protection
order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 20397 MERIDIAN CT,GOSHEN,IN
6/18/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003860 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 6/18/2013 at 9:22Pm, April Thomas, 28, 65863 Barrens Dr, reported she was punched in the face multiple times, by her
live-in boyfriend, Walter Moore, 47, after a verbal argument. April Thomas suffered a swollen left eye and lacerations to her face
and leg. Walter Moore was arrested for domestic battery.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 65863 BARRENS DR,GOSHEN,IN
6/18/13 9:15 pm
Date_Incident
13003859 06/18/2013
Nature of Call: Habitual Traffic Offender
Blotter
On 6-18-2013 at approximately 9:00 PM Scott Turk, 37, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 4 east of Delta Court. Scott
Turk was found to be a Habitual Traffic Violator-life time suspension. Scott Turk was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: CR 4 East of CR 5,Elkhart,IN
6/18/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003862 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
blotter:
On 06/19/2013 at approximately 12:26am Jacqueline Shaffer (33) reported that she was kicked in the face by Magan Shaffer
(21) while at her residence of 51757 CR 9. Magan Shaffer fled the scene prior to police arrival.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 51757 CR 9,Elkhart,IN
6/19/13 12:26 am
Date_Incident
13003864 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 6-19-2013 at around 4:44 am, Jason P Johnson, 39, was operating his 2001 Dodge Stratus headed east on CR 40 from SR
13. Jason Johnson crossed left of center and struck a westbound bicyclist, Daniel C Yoder, 26, head on. Daniel Yoder suffered
serious bodily injuries and was airlifted to South Bend Memorial via Samaritan helicopter. The crash is under investigation by
the Elkhart County Crash Investigation Team.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 40 E SR 13,Millersburg,IN
6/19/13 4:44 am
Date_Incident
13003870 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 06-19-2013 at about 11:10 am, Richard Rust, 56, 407 S Woodsage reported finding his 65 year old brother deceased at
their residence. The Elkhart County Coroner was notified.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 407 S WOODSAGE,BRISTOL,IN
6/18/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003875 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 6/19/2013, at approximately 1:25 pm, Michelle L McClendon (31) reported a runaway child at 1615 Aspen Dr. Michelle
McClendon stated her 14 year old son left the residence without her permission, sometime between 10:30 pm on 6/18/2013 and
12:01 am on 6/19/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 1615 ASPEN DR,GOSHEN,IN
6/18/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003873 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: Failure To Register
BLOTTER
On June 19, 2013 an investigation was started regarding a 45 year old male had left the State of Indiana without registering his
move, which is required by Indiana law. The case is being forwarded to the Prosecutor's for review.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,Elkhart,IN
6/13/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13003877 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On June 19, 2013 around 4:10 pm Wayne Beachy, 59, 21084 CR 40, reported that someone had made 3 unauthorized
withdrawals over the last 3 months from his bank account. Each withdrawal was $39.95.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 21084 CR 40,GOSHEN,IN
4/9/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003867 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 06-19-13 at 8:23am, Adelaide Thomas (75) of 51464 Forest Rd reported her Ford Windstar van was stolen from her garage
between 12:30am and 6:30am on 06-19-13. The keys were obtained from inside her residence, and her doors to her house
were left unlocked.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 51464 FOREST RD,ELKHART,IN
6/19/13 12:30 am
Date_Incident
13003867 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 06-19-13 at 8:23am, Adelaide Thomas (75) of 51464 Forest Rd reported her Ford Windstar van was stolen from her garage
between 12:30am and 6:30am on 06-19-13. The keys were obtained from inside her residence, and her doors to her house
were left unlocked.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 51464 FOREST RD,ELKHART,IN
6/19/13 12:30 am
Date_Incident
13003882 06/20/2013
Nature of Call: Buying / Receiving / Possessing Stolen Property
Blotter:
On 6/20/2013 at 12:16am, the Syracuse Police Department was in a vehicle pursuit with a stolen 1994 Dodge Intrepid, which
entered Elkhart County. The vehicle was abandoned by the driver at SR 13 and CR 148. The driver, Chase Terry, 21, was later
located and incarcerated by the Syracuse Police Department During the investigation it was found that the vehicle had been
stolen from Goshen, Indiana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: SR 13 / CR 148,MILLERSBURG,IN
6/20/13 12:16 am
Date_Incident
13003868 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 06-19-13 at 8:23am, Adelaide Thomas (75) of 51464 Forest Rd, reported that her 16 year old grandson, whom is under her
guardianship, displayed a knife, and stated he would kill her 3 times between 8:30pm and 9:00am on 06-18-13. The 16 year old
grandson then ran away while she slept between 12:30am and 6:30am on 06-19-13.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 51464 FOREST RD,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003868 06/19/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 06-19-13 at 8:23am, Adelaide Thomas (75) of 51464 Forest Rd, reported that her 16 year old grandson, whom is under her
guardianship, displayed a knife, and stated he would kill her 3 times between 8:30pm and 9:00am on 06-18-13. The 16 year old
grandson then ran away while she slept between 12:30am and 6:30am on 06-19-13.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 51464 FOREST RD,ELKHART,IN
6/18/13 8:30 pm
Date_Incident

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