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Elkhart County Police Blotter 06/26/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, June 26, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13003983 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 06/24/2013 at approximately 10:15 AM Dawn Stump, 34, reported that her 14 year old son was being incorrigible at her
residence at 168 Broadmore Ests.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 168 BROADMORE ESTS,GOSHEN,IN
6/23/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003982 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny
Blotter:
On 06/24/2013 at around 10:14 am, Stephanie Reed, 59 of 58750 Mississippi St, reported a theft from her other residence at
23058 CR 28. The theft occurred on 06/21/2013 during the early morning hours.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 23058 CR 28,ELKHART,IN
6/24/13 10:17 am
Date_Incident
13003988 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 06/24/2013 at around 2:45 pm Jose Garces, 37, reported that he was traveling south on State Road 15, south of County
Road 26 when he was side swiped by a grey van. Jose Garces reported the grey van failed to stop after the collision and
continued southbound on State Road 15.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: SR 15 / CR 26,GOSHEN,IN
6/24/13 2:45 pm
Date_Incident
13003989 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On June 24, 2013 around 4:14 pm, Sandra Wright, 56, an employee at Team Spirit Trailers, 25954 Pierina Dr, reported a utility
trailer was taken from the business between June 19th and June 24th. The suspected cut a chain to open a gate and enter the
property.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 25954 PIERINA,ELKHART,IN
6/21/13 10:07 pm
Date_Incident
13003984 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On 06/24/2013 at around 11:44 am, Jackie Yunker, 50 of 68281 Main St, reported her 13 year old son attempting suicide by
trying to pour gasoline on himself and threatening her with a knife. The juvenile was taken to the South Bend Epworth Center
for a mental assessment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 68281 Main St,New Paris,IN
6/24/13 11:44 am
Date_Incident
13003991 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 6/24/2013 Stephanie Cole, 33 of the 7 Eleven Store at 54543 CR 17 reported theft of an undetermined amount of cash
from the store. The suspect stole the money on 6/22, 6/23, and 6/24/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 54543 CR 17,Bristol,IN
6/22/13 4:46 pm
Date_Incident
13003992 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Habitual Traffic Offender
Blotter:
On 6/24/2013 at 5:50pm George Harting, 52 was arrested at the intersection of Bristol St and Osolo Rd. George Harting was
found standing outside of the pickup truck he was driving and was yelling at another motorist in an argument about driving
behaviors. George Harting was found to be a Habitual Traffic Violator for Life and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: Bristol St / Osolo Rd,Elkhart,IN
6/24/13 5:50 pm
Date_Incident
13003996 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
06-24-2013 at 10:30pm Jodie Squibb, 22 was visiting Baugo Park in St. Joseph County where her purse was stolen from her
unlocked vehicle that was parked in the parking lot at the park. The incident took place sometime between 7:00pm and 8:30pm
on 6-24-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 57057 ASH ROAD,OSCEOLA,IN
6/24/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13003995 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Rape
Blotter
On 06/24/2013 at about 9:44 pm an investigation was started in Elkhart County regarding a juvenile victim of rape and sexual
misconduct with a minor.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
10/1/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003995 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 06/24/2013 at about 9:44 pm an investigation was started in Elkhart County regarding a juvenile victim of rape and sexual
misconduct with a minor.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
10/1/12 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003997 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 6-25-2013 at approximately 12:03 am, Laura Szynski, 39, was stopped on CR 6 near CR 5 for traffic violations. She failed
field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed her to have a BrAC of .19 at 1:06 am. She was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 6 east of CR 5,Elkhart,IN
6/25/13 12:03 am
Date_Incident
13003998 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 6/26/2013 at 1:26am,an underage drinking party was discovered at 17346 SR 4, Goshen. Two adults and two juveniles
were found to be intoxicated. Jordan Gingerich, 18, and Kelly Harris, 20, were cited for Illegal Consumption of Alcoholic
Beverage. Two juveniles were released to their parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 17346 SR 4,GOSHEN,IN
6/25/13 1:26 am
Date_Incident
13003999 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 06/25/2013 at 4:23am Joshua Gant, 29, was found to be operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license with a
prior conviction and operating while intoxicated after being stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St north east of John Weaver
Pkwy. Joshua Gant failed a standard field sobriety test and refused a drug recognition evaluation. Joshua Gant was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: BRISTOL ST,ELKHART,IN
6/25/13 4:23 am
Date_Incident
13003999 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 06/25/2013 at 4:23am Joshua Gant, 29, was found to be operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license with a
prior conviction and operating while intoxicated after being stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St north east of John Weaver
Pkwy. Joshua Gant failed a standard field sobriety test and refused a drug recognition evaluation. Joshua Gant was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: BRISTOL ST,ELKHART,IN
6/25/13 4:23 am
Date_Incident
13003993 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On 06/24/2013 at about 6:37 pm, Melissa Strenke, 27, 58685 Vista Blvd, reported that a suspect contacted her using a social
media internet site in violation of a no contact order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 58685 VISTA BLVD,ELKHART,IN
6/23/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13003994 06/24/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 6/24/2013, at approximately 5:41pm, Kari Colley, 23, 53586 CR 27 Lot 120B, Bristol, reported that on 6/24/2013, at
approximately 9:30am, a suspect broke the back window of her vehicle out.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 53586 CR 27,Bristol,IN
6/24/13 9:30 am
Date_Incident
13004005 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 11:42am, a 15 year old male was involved in a farm equipment accident, which resulted in his
death. A death investigation is being conducted by the Elkhart County Sheriff Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 63513 CR111,GOSHEN,IN
6/25/13 11:42 am
Date_Incident
13004004 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 06-25-2013 at approximately 11:03AM John Slabach, 61 reported two handguns stolen from the shop at his residence,
located at 60450 CR 33, Goshen. The handguns were taken between 7:00PM on 06-22-2013 and 7:15AM on 06-25-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 60450 CR 33,GOSHEN,IN
6/22/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004009 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: Found Property
Blotter:
On 6/25/2013 at 2:00pm a Gold Mongoose Bicycle was found on CR 28 east of CR 13 and was recovered by the Elkhart
County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 23821 CR 28,GOSHEN,IN
6/25/13 1:43 pm
Date_Incident
13004015 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On June 25, 2013 around 5:00 pm, Shawn Winkelmann, 50, an employee of Michiana Metal Fabricating, 51671 SR 19, reported
sometime between May 24th and June 25th a license plate was removed from a trailer in the parking lot.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 21671 SR 19,Elkhart,IN
5/24/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004024 06/25/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 06/25/2013 at 10:37pm Alex Stevens, 24, reported that his online Christian Mingle account had been accessed and changes
made without his permission on 06/25/2013 between 9:00pm and 10:30pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 54385 SUSQUEHANNA RD,ELKHART,IN
6/25/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004025 06/26/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 06-26-2013 at 3:45am Nekima Shepard, 33, was battered while working at Boyd Corporation at 53208 Columbia Dr.
Nekima Shepard's vehicle had it's tires slashed as well.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 53208 COLUMBIA DR,ELKHART,IN
6/26/13 3:55 am
Date_Incident
13004025 06/26/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 06-26-2013 at 3:45am Nekima Shepard, 33, was battered while working at Boyd Corporation at 53208 Columbia Dr.
Nekima Shepard's vehicle had it's tires slashed as well.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 53208 COLUMBIA DR,ELKHART,IN
6/26/13 3:55 am
Date_Incident

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