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Elkhart County Police Blotter 07/31/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, July 31, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13004700 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft Of Bicycles
BLOTTER
On 07/29/2013 at 9:00 a.m. Rhiannon Landers, 18, advised between 07/26/2013 at 7:01 p.m. and 07/27/2013 at 1:30 p.m.
unknown suspect(s) removed her mountain bike from her property located at 25051 Snyder St.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 25051 SNYDER ST,ELKHART,IN
7/26/13 7:01 pm
Date_Incident
13004702 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft)
BLOTTER
On 07/29/2013 at 09:50 a.m., Susan Elaine Wightman, 59, advised on 07/29/2013 at 12:30 a.m., unknown suspect(s) removed
two concrete lion statues from her residence, located at 26186 Rio Lindo Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 56186 RIO LINDO DR,ELKHART,IN
7/29/13 12:30 am
Date_Incident
13004703 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
BLOTTER
On 7/29/2013 an investigation was started regarding a potential child abuse in the Elkhart County area.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 116 BROADMORE,GOSHEN,IN
3/1/12 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13004708 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Endangered Adult
Blotter:
On 07-29-13 at 9:51am, a 26 year old female called 911 reporting she was in front of 52158 CR 9, and felt like jumping in front
of traffic. She had previously been diagnosed with multiple psychiatric disorders and stated she had been suicidal since she ran
out of her medication nearly a month ago. Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded, and committed her for a 24 hour
psychiatric evaluation at Oaklawn.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 52000 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
7/29/13 9:51 am
Date_Incident
13004704 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On 07/29/2013 at approximately 10:11 AM Randall Riegsecker, 44, reported a fraudulent charge on an Interra Credit Union
Debit Card on 07/29/2013 in the amount of $882.00. The account was for his business, Star Customs, at 18551 CR 126.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 18551 CR 126,GOSHEN,IN
7/29/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13004705 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter: On 07-29-2013 at approximately 10:09am Gay Gabrielson, 48, reported that suspect's entered her storage shed at
51972 CR 9 and removed a lawn tractor and 2 chainsaws. The shed was also set on fire destroying the shed. It is unknown
how entry was made into the shed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 51972 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
7/26/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004705 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Fire Investigation
Blotter: On 07-29-2013 at approximately 10:09am Gay Gabrielson, 48, reported that suspect's entered her storage shed at
51972 CR 9 and removed a lawn tractor and 2 chainsaws. The shed was also set on fire destroying the shed. It is unknown
how entry was made into the shed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 51972 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
7/26/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004706 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
BLOTTER
On 07/29/2013 at 10:30 a.m., Steve Schemenauer, 52, advised between 07/26/2013 at 6:01 p.m. and 07/29/2013 at 5:26 a.m.,
unknown suspect(s) removed four batteries, and attemmpted to remove a radiator, from multiple vehicles, located at 25272
Leer Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 25272 LEER DR,ELKHART,IN
7/26/13 6:01 pm
Date_Incident
13004709 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter:
On 07/29/2013 at approximately 11:46 AM Christina Lantz, 46, reported that a fraudulent charge of $75.00 cleared her Interra
Credit Union account sometime on 07/29/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 59080 TIMBER TRAIL,GOSHEN,IN
7/29/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13004717 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 7/29/2013, at approximately 3:15pm, Margaret Balser, 47, 604 W Hawthorne, Bristol, reported that on 7/22/2013, at
approximately 1:35pm, a suspect signed for and kept a package that was to be delivered to her residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 604 W HAWTHORNE,BRISTOL,IN
7/22/13 1:35 pm
Date_Incident
13004711 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 07/29/2013 at approximately 12:07 AM Kylie Hewitt, 33, reported that her black 2001 PT Cruiser was broken into while it was
parked at Al-Ko, 21608 Protecta Dr, on 07/29/2013 between 5:45 AM and 11:45 AM. $200.00 cash and two prescription
medications were reported stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 21608 PROTECTA DR,ELKHART,IN
7/29/13 5:45 am
Date_Incident
13004712 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 07-29-13 at 12:26pm, Terry Bunn (59) reported burglary of his rental storage unit at 28894 CR 4 between September, 2012
and 07-29-13, 12:26pm after he found his storage unit in disarray and items missing pending inventory. The unit had been
locked, and he found it locked without forced entry when he discovered the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 28894 CR 4,ELKHART,IN
9/1/12 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13004715 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Vicarious Sex
Blotter
On 7-29-2013 at around 12:17 PM Amanda Bender, 38, of 30387 Meadow Brook reported that several children were in need of
services including one14 year old female, one unknown age female, and two 14 year old males.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 27752 A CT,Elkhart,IN
7/6/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004715 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Child Exploitation
Blotter
On 7-29-2013 at around 12:17 PM Amanda Bender, 38, of 30387 Meadow Brook reported that several children were in need of
services including one14 year old female, one unknown age female, and two 14 year old males.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 27752 A CT,Elkhart,IN
7/6/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004715 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 7-29-2013 at around 12:17 PM Amanda Bender, 38, of 30387 Meadow Brook reported that several children were in need of
services including one14 year old female, one unknown age female, and two 14 year old males.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 27752 A CT,Elkhart,IN
7/6/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004722 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter
On 7-29-2013 at around 3:58 PM Steven Cupery,52, of 25877 CR 4 reported that in March of 2008 a former employee of his
business forged his signature on two checks and cashed them without his knowledge.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 25877 CR 4,ELKHART,IN
3/20/12 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004727 07/30/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 7-30-2013 at around 12:26 am, Raul Arroyo Jr, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 at Sunnyside Ave. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a result of .13 BrAC at 1:06 am. He was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 13 / US 33,Elkhart,IN
7/30/13 12:26 am
Date_Incident
13004731 07/30/2013
Nature of Call: Bomb-Manufacturing/Hurling
Blotter:
On 07/30/2013 at approximately 8:09 AM Gregory Sierra, 50, reported that he was clearing debris from the side of the roadway
on Adams St south of Woodlawn Ave and located what appeared to be a small homemade explosive device. Elkhart City Police
Bomb Squad responded to the location and recovered the item.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 25750 WOODLAWN AV,ELKHART,IN
7/30/13 8:09 am
Date_Incident
13004725 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 7/29/2013, at approximately 4:28pm, Jessie Hollis, 65, 60978 SR 15, Goshen, reported that a white SUV collided with a
utility pole on the east side of SR 15 and then fled the scene, this incident is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 60978 SR 15,GOSHEN,IN
7/29/13 4:28 pm
Date_Incident
13004724 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On 7/29/2013, at approximately 5:16pm, Cody Foster, 21, 59131 Lower Dr, reported that he purchased a vehicle on 7/19/2013
and the owner did not advise him that there was a lien on the vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 59131 LOWER DR,GOSHEN,IN
7/19/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004718 07/29/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter
On 7/29/2013 at 4:16 PM Barbara Fuller, 48, reported that $210.61 in merchandise was stolen from Walmart at 30830 Old US
20, around 3:30 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20 HWY,OSCEOLA,IN
7/29/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13004728 07/30/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 7/30/2013 at 12:22am, a hit and run accident on CR 31 north of CR 18 was reported, where a vehicle left the roadway and
struck a utility pole, belonging to NIPSCO. The accused vehicle fled the scene. The driver was not located at the time of the
report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 31 N CR 18,GOSHEN,IN
7/30/12 12:20 am
Date_Incident
13004741 07/30/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 7/30/2013 at 9:06PM Mitchell Majewski, 32, crashed his vehicle at SR 19/Quail Ridge Dr. Mitchell Majewski failed a
standardized field sobriety test, and registered .19 BRAC at 10:35PM. Mitchell Majewski was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: SR 19/Quail Ridge Dr,Elkhart,IN
7/30/13 9:06 pm
Date_Incident
13004745 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter
07-31-2013 at 1:30am Adam Burnworth, 29 reported his moped had been parked at 57785 Frances Ave. Sometime between
10:00pm on 07-30-2013 and 1:00am on 7-31-2013 the Moped was taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 57785 FRANCES AV,ELKHART,IN
7/31/13 1:30 am
Date_Incident
13004744 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 7-31-2013 at around 12:59 am, Gage N Ramer, 19, was found to be walking on Lantz Blvd west of CR 3 pushing a moped
with a damaged ignition. He was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages. He was cited and released on a promise to
appear in court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Lantz Blvd west of CR 3,Elkhart,IN
7/31/13 12:59 am
Date_Incident
13004747 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 7-31-2013 at approximately 3:43 am, Lloyd A. Whitmyer, 25, was stopped on SR 19 north of CR 4 for a traffic violation. He
failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .14 at 4:50 am. He was
incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNEAD, NICHOLAS M,3A279
Incident Location: SR 19 north of CR 4,Elkhart,IN
7/31/13 3:43 am
Date_Incident

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