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Elkhart County Police Blotter 07/22/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, July 22, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13004494 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter:
On 07/19/2013 at around 9:06 am, Kimberly Garner, 43 of 56601 Best Ave reported her moped was stolen from her residence
and later recovered at 30313 W. Blaine Ave. This case is still under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 56601 BEST AVE,ELKHART,IN
7/19/13 9:06 am
Date_Incident
13004496 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 07/19/2013 at 12:30 p.m., Jacqueline Rene Wetter, 41, advised on 07/10/2013 between 12:01 a.m. and 4:30 a.m., unknown
suspect(s) smashed the rear passenger window of my 2007 Dodge Nitro, located at 55820 Rivershores Est.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 55820 RIVERSHORES ESTS,ELKHART,IN
7/10/13 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13004499 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 7/19/2013 at 2:43PM a death investigation is being conducted at 51329 North Shore Drive. Margo Rumell, 52 years old,
was pronounced dead at the scene by medical staff. A death investigation is being conducted.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 51329 NORTH SHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
7/19/13 2:42 pm
Date_Incident
13004500 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 7/19/2013 at approximately 3:49pm, Amanda Houghton(25) of 774 Broadmore Estates, Goshen, reported a battery
committed by known suspect in the presence of two children.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 774 BROADMORE ESTATES,GOSHEN,IN
7/19/13 3:49 pm
Date_Incident
13004500 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter:
On 7/19/2013 at approximately 3:49pm, Amanda Houghton(25) of 774 Broadmore Estates, Goshen, reported a battery
committed by known suspect in the presence of two children.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 774 BROADMORE ESTATES,GOSHEN,IN
7/19/13 3:49 pm
Date_Incident
13004498 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 7/19/2013 at 2:20 pm a 16 year old male was involved in a two vehicle property damage crash at the intersection of CR 10
and Bristol ST and was found to be opperating a vehicle while never receiving a license.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Sark, Andrew J,3R81
Incident Location: CR 10 at Bristol ST,Elkhart,IN
7/19/13 2:20 pm
Date_Incident
13004497 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter:
On 7/19/2013 around 12:35pm Heidi Mcrobie, 52, asset protection specialist with Walmart, reported a theft of a cell phone at
30830 Old US Hwy 20 that occurred on 07/16/2013 at around 12:16 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,ELKHART,IN
7/16/13 12:16 pm
Date_Incident
13004501 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On July 19, 2013 around 4:05 PM, Michael Fitch, 61, 56861 CR 1, reported his 88 year old mother-in-law deceased in her
residence. No criminal activity was discovered and the death is being investigated by the coroner's office.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 56889 CR 1,ELKHART,IN
7/18/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004505 07/19/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On July 19th, 2013 at around 8:30 PM Abdul Alshahrani , 22, 1901 Osolo Rd was arrested at 17746 CR 34 for possession of
marijuana and for an unrelated warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 17746 CR 34,GOSHEN,IN
7/19/13 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
13004507 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 07-20-2013 around 12:29 A.M. in the parking lot at 201 N. Cottage a vehicle collided with a parked vehicle then left from the
scene with out reporting it.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: 201 N Cottage Ave.,Goshen,IN
7/20/13 12:29 am
Date_Incident
13004509 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 7-20-2013 at approximately 5:28 am, Santiago Hernandez, 22, was found operating a motor vehicle in the area of county
road 7 south of county road 24. Santiago Hernandez failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed him
to have a BrAC of .14 at 06:53 am. He was also found to have never received a license with a prior conviction. The OWI
charge is a felony due to a prior conviction within 5 years. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNEAD, NICHOLAS M,3A279
Incident Location: CR 7 south of CR 24,Elkhart,IN
7/20/13 5:28 am
Date_Incident
13004509 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 7-20-2013 at approximately 5:28 am, Santiago Hernandez, 22, was found operating a motor vehicle in the area of county
road 7 south of county road 24. Santiago Hernandez failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed him
to have a BrAC of .14 at 06:53 am. He was also found to have never received a license with a prior conviction. The OWI
charge is a felony due to a prior conviction within 5 years. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNEAD, NICHOLAS M,3A279
Incident Location: CR 7 south of CR 24,Elkhart,IN
7/20/13 5:28 am
Date_Incident
13004511 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 7-20-13 around 11 am, Tanya K. Wedge, age 56 reported that she was the victim of Credit Card Fraud between 6-20-13 and
6-30-13 with several thousand dollars being stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: REAVES, JASON,3A195
Incident Location: 18026 US 20 HWY,GOSHEN,IN
6/20/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004510 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 07/20/2013 at approximately 8:46 AM Bruce Bender, 49, reported that two windows were shattered, in a pewter 2004 Honda
Element that was parked in the driveway of his residence at 27752 A Ct. A witness stated that he observed the suspect in this
investigation break the windows between 1:25 AM and 1:30 AM on 07/20/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 27752 A CT,Elkhart,IN
7/20/13 1:25 am
Date_Incident
13004508 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 7/20/2013 at 3:13am, Lee Channell, 75, reported damage to his bedroom window, 68293 Main St, in the form of a broken
glass, after an unknown object struck it. The incident occurred at approximately 3:00am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 68293 MAIN ST,NEW PARIS,IN
7/20/13 3:00 am
Date_Incident
13004512 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 07/20/2013 at around 10:52 am, Dustin Crume, 28 of 1711 Osolo Rd reported that a man threatened to shoot him with a
firearm after a dispute over a repossessed vehicle at 57607 SR 19. The suspect did not displey a firearm at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 57607 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
7/20/13 10:52 am
Date_Incident
13004513 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 7-20-2013 around 12 pm, Naomi E. Hoover age 63 reported that unknown suspect(s) accessed her bank account and
removed a large sum of money without her knowledge between 7-15-2013 and 7-17-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: REAVES, JASON,3A195
Incident Location: 25148 CR 40,ELKHART,IN
7/15/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004514 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 07-20-13 at approx 12:30pm an suspect with no blood relation or court ordered custody or court ordered visitation,
attempted to violate a standing Court Order of Guardianship out of Superior Court 1 by removing a 4 years of age juvenile
female without the express permission of the legal guardian. This incident took place at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds at
17746 CR 34, Goshen IN.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCQUARIE, DONALD,3A200
Incident Location: 17746 CR 34 / FAIRGROUNDS,GOSHEN,IN
7/20/13 12:30 pm
Date_Incident
13004515 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
BLOTTER:
On 7/20/2013, at approximately 4:43pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff Department responded to a vehicle accident at 25800
Brookstream Circle, Elkhart. This accident is under further investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 25800 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE N,ELKHAR
7/20/13 4:43 pm
Date_Incident
13004519 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Public Intoxication
Blotter:
On 07/21/2013 at approximately 2:22am Justin Barton (26) was found to be intoxicated while standing on a public roadway on
Broadway near Ironwood drive. Justin Barton then fled from police on foot and later battered a police officer by kicking the
officer. Justin Barton was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for resisting arrest, battery on police officer, and public
intoxication.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 58457 BROADWAY BLVD,ELKHART,IN
7/21/13 2:22 am
Date_Incident
13004519 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 07/21/2013 at approximately 2:22am Justin Barton (26) was found to be intoxicated while standing on a public roadway on
Broadway near Ironwood drive. Justin Barton then fled from police on foot and later battered a police officer by kicking the
officer. Justin Barton was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for resisting arrest, battery on police officer, and public
intoxication.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 58457 BROADWAY BLVD,ELKHART,IN
7/21/13 2:22 am
Date_Incident
13004519 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 07/21/2013 at approximately 2:22am Justin Barton (26) was found to be intoxicated while standing on a public roadway on
Broadway near Ironwood drive. Justin Barton then fled from police on foot and later battered a police officer by kicking the
officer. Justin Barton was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for resisting arrest, battery on police officer, and public
intoxication.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 58457 BROADWAY BLVD,ELKHART,IN
7/21/13 2:22 am
Date_Incident
13004518 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 7/21/2013 at 2:22am, Amanda Osborne, 25, 60855 CR 17, reported that a subject entered her residence and battered her
after breaking through a sliding glass door. Amanda Osborne suffered cuts to her face, leg, back and shoulder. The suspect
could not be located at the time of the report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 60855 CR 17,GOSHEN,IN
7/21/13 2:15 am
Date_Incident
13004518 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Residential Entry
Blotter:
On 7/21/2013 at 2:22am, Amanda Osborne, 25, 60855 CR 17, reported that a subject entered her residence and battered her
after breaking through a sliding glass door. Amanda Osborne suffered cuts to her face, leg, back and shoulder. The suspect
could not be located at the time of the report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 60855 CR 17,GOSHEN,IN
7/21/13 2:15 am
Date_Incident
13004520 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 7-21-2013 at approximately 3:12 am, Jermaine Wofford, 39, was stopped in the area of SR 120 and CR 17 for traffic
violations. Jermaine Wofford fled from officers on foot and was captured. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and
drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNEAD, NICHOLAS M,3A279
Incident Location: SR 120 // CR 17,Elkhart,IN
7/21/13 3:12 am
Date_Incident
13004520 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 7-21-2013 at approximately 3:12 am, Jermaine Wofford, 39, was stopped in the area of SR 120 and CR 17 for traffic
violations. Jermaine Wofford fled from officers on foot and was captured. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and
drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNEAD, NICHOLAS M,3A279
Incident Location: SR 120 // CR 17,Elkhart,IN
7/21/13 3:12 am
Date_Incident
13004520 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 7-21-2013 at approximately 3:12 am, Jermaine Wofford, 39, was stopped in the area of SR 120 and CR 17 for traffic
violations. Jermaine Wofford fled from officers on foot and was captured. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and
drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNEAD, NICHOLAS M,3A279
Incident Location: SR 120 // CR 17,Elkhart,IN
7/21/13 3:12 am
Date_Incident
13004526 07/20/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Attempted Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 07/20/2013 at approximately 9:00 PM, John Mahoney, 52, reported that on 07/20/2013 at approximately 2:00 PM, 2
suspects attempted to forcibly enter the Elkhart Public Works organic bio pad recyclying facility located on CR 26 between CR 7
and CR 9 in an attempt to steal items but were unable to gain access.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: CR 26 WEST OF CR 9,ELKHART,IN
7/20/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004517 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 07/21/2013 at approximately 1:15am Brock Ayers (22) reported that a subject driving a white Hummer crashed in to his
parked vehicle while it was parked in front of 26551 Hampton Woods. The subject in the white Hummer fled the scene in vehicle
prior to police arrival.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 26551 HAMPTON WOODS,ELKHART,IN
7/21/13 1:15 am
Date_Incident
13004528 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Rape by force
Blotter
On 07/21/2013 at approximately 3:56 PM, a sexual assault investigation was started by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
located at 26861 CR 26.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
7/5/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004527 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter: On 7-21-2013 at approximately 2:43 PM Kathy Bailey, 56, was found deceased by her husband James Bailey, 68, at
their residence of 54074 Echo Lane. The Elkhart County Sheriff Department is investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 54074 Echo Lane,Bristol,IN
7/21/13 2:20 pm
Date_Incident
13004532 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft)
Blotter:
On 07/21/2013 at 7:00 pm Shirley Hilbish, 78, of 14674 CR 48 reported theft of an expired license plate belonging to a 2005
Chevrolet Colorado. Shirley Hilbish reported that incident occurred between 05/20/2013 and 07/15/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 14674 CR 48,SYRACUSE,IN
5/20/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13004536 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 7/21/2013 at approximately 10:10pm, Thomas Fribley(65) of 58194 Andrew Dr. Goshen, reported the theft of his wallet
occurring sometime between 11:00am and 10:00pm from Elkhart County 4H fair located at 17746 CR 34. The wallet contained
400.00 in cash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 17746 CR 34,Goshen,IN
7/21/13 10:10 pm
Date_Incident
13004533 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 7/21/2013 employees with Elkhart Community Corrections at 201 N. Cottage Ave located synthetic marijuana on an
inmate. The case is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOHSEN,IN
7/21/13 7:15 pm
Date_Incident
13004538 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter:
On 07-21-2013 at around 11:00 pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to the area of CR 9 north of
Rodgers Rd. to investigate a report of a suicidal adult female. The female was admitted to the Elkhart General Hospital for
medical treatment for a drug overdose and a psychiatric evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: CR 9 NORTH OF RODGERS RD,ELKHART,
7/21/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident

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