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Elkhart County Police Blotter 07/23/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, July 23, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13004524 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Harassment
Blotter:
On 7-21-2013 at approximately 1:15 PM Gerald Casselman, 57, reported he was harassed in McDonalds at 21879 SR 120.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 21879 SR 120,Bristol,IN
7/21/13 1:00 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
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
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
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
13004531 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 7-21-2013 at approximately 5:07 PM Jody Sheets reported a burglary at his residence of 53155 Trenton Lane.The suspect
forced entry to a rear door of the garage and took a computer monitor, a Flat screen tv, a screw gun, 3 autographed pictures, 2
autograhed foot ball, a autographed helmet, Xbox 360, 10 Xbox games, Shark Cordless hand vacuum, Cannon EF 75-300
zoom, keys for a vehicle with keys to the residence, and a set of golf clubs in a camo golf bag.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: KUNTU, KWAU A,3A269
Incident Location: 53155 TRENTON LANE,BRISTOL,IN
7/19/13 5:00 pm
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
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
13004548 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 07/22/2013 at around 11:48 am Marion Hershberger, 73 of 4211 Lynn Dr reported that his camera and camera equipment
were stolen from his vehicle that was parked at 30343 Wolf Ave. The incident occurred between Friday July 19th at 9:00 pm
and Sunday July 21st at 9:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 30343 WOLF AVE,ELKHART,IN
7/19/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13004549 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter: On July 22nd, 2013, Lindsey Sears, age 22, reported to the sheriff department that a subject violated a protection order
that she has on file.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CARICH, MICHAEL,3A193
Incident Location: 20397 MERIDIAN CT,GOSHEN,IN
7/22/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13004535 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 7/21/2013 Adam Abrell, 34 reported damages to his residence at 28555 Old US 33 around 9:30pm. Suspects took a
baseball bat and damaged his door, window, and siding to the residence before fleeing prior to police arrival.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 28555 OLD US 33,ELKHART,IN
7/21/13 9:37 pm
Date_Incident
13004552 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
BLOTTER:
ON JULY 22, 2013 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A MOLEST REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 54168 CR 5,ELKHART,IN
7/22/13 12:35 pm
Date_Incident
13004566 07/21/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 07/2/12/2013 at around 10:45 pm Brittany Sparks, 23, reported that a dark colored mini-van rear ended her Pontiac G6 on
County Road 34 at PlaInville Avenue. She reported that the mini-van left the scene traveling eastbound on County Road 34 and
sustained front end damage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: CR 34 / PLAINVILLE AVENUE,GOSHEN,IN
7/21/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13004551 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Theft Of Bicycles
Blotter:
On 07/22/2013 at approximately 2:26 PM, Trenna Ritchie, 40, reported that on 07/22/2013 between 6:15 AM and 1:30 PM a
suspect stole a bicycle from her property located at 53586 CR 27 lot 21.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 53586 CR 27,Bristol,IN
7/22/13 6:15 am
Date_Incident
13004557 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On July 22, 2013 at approximately 3:42 pm, Renna Lynn Martin, 46, reported a theft at 54152 Ash Rd, Elkhart, IN. 46514. A bag
which contained a handgun, and a pair of shoes was stolen from the vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD.,ELKHART,IN
7/17/13 7:30 am
Date_Incident
13004555 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 7/22/2013, at approximately 2:58pm, John Goldsmith, 45, 54686 CR 19 Lot #207, Bristol, reported that sometime between
7/1/2013 and 7/22/2013, a tenant bypassed a Nipsco meter box and has been stealing electricity.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 54686 CR 9,BRISTOL,IN
7/1/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004564 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter
On July 22, 2013, at approximately 8:03pm, Theron Schlabach, 79, 1503 1 Kentfield Way and Dorvin Schlabach, 82, 1550
Sycamore Ct., reported that they had found there brother, John Richard Schlabach, 83, dead in his home, 59953 CR117.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 59953 CR 117,GOSHEN,IN
7/17/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004563 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 07/22/2013 at approximately 7:21 PM, Douglas Ganger, 58, reported that on 07/22/2013 at approximately 3:30 PM three
juvenile males battered another juvenile male at Bashor Children's Home located at 62226 CR 15. One of the juvenile males
continued to fight with staff and upon police arrival continued to act disorderly. Charges are pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHE N,IN
7/22/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13004563 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter
On 07/22/2013 at approximately 7:21 PM, Douglas Ganger, 58, reported that on 07/22/2013 at approximately 3:30 PM three
juvenile males battered another juvenile male at Bashor Children's Home located at 62226 CR 15. One of the juvenile males
continued to fight with staff and upon police arrival continued to act disorderly. Charges are pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHE N,IN
7/22/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13004563 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter
On 07/22/2013 at approximately 7:21 PM, Douglas Ganger, 58, reported that on 07/22/2013 at approximately 3:30 PM three
juvenile males battered another juvenile male at Bashor Children's Home located at 62226 CR 15. One of the juvenile males
continued to fight with staff and upon police arrival continued to act disorderly. Charges are pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHE N,IN
7/22/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13004563 07/22/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 07/22/2013 at approximately 7:21 PM, Douglas Ganger, 58, reported that on 07/22/2013 at approximately 3:30 PM three
juvenile males battered another juvenile male at Bashor Children's Home located at 62226 CR 15. One of the juvenile males
continued to fight with staff and upon police arrival continued to act disorderly. Charges are pending juvenile court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHE N,IN
7/22/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident

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