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Elkhart County Police Blotter 08/01/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, August 1, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
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
13004732 07/30/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter: On 07-30-2013 at approximately 10:00am John Kock, 42, reported that he had a handgun stolen from the area of
Broadmore Estates on 07-24-2013 between 8:30am and 2:00pm. The handgun was in a gun case in the rear of the vehicle and
the vehicle was unlocked.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 464 BROADMORE ESTATES,GOSHEN,IN
7/24/13 8:30 am
Date_Incident
13004733 07/30/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter
On 7-30-2013 at 2:15 PM Mark E. Smith, 56, reported that between 3-4-2013 and 3-6-2013 at unknown times a suspect wrote
fraudulent checks to his business located at 21658 Buckingham Rd.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 21658 Buckingham Road,Elkhart,IN
3/4/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13004733 07/30/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter
On 7-30-2013 at 2:15 PM Mark E. Smith, 56, reported that between 3-4-2013 and 3-6-2013 at unknown times a suspect wrote
fraudulent checks to his business located at 21658 Buckingham Rd.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 21658 Buckingham Road,Elkhart,IN
3/4/13 8:00 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
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
13004738 07/30/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 07/30/2013 at about 7:03 pm, Amos Yoder, 75, 66425 SR 13, reported a suspect posing as a U.S. Embassy officer used a
telephone scam to take $1650 from Amos Yoder between 9:00 am and 12:30 pm on 07/30/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 66425 SR 13,MILLERSBURG,IN
7/30/13 9:00 am
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
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
13004753 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 7/31/2013, at approximately 8:17 am, Rodney A Bontrager (42) reported a burglary at 70535 CR 11. Rodney Bontrager
stated a suspect broke into two offices at Union Center Church of the Brethren, sometime between 8:00 pm on 7/30/2013 and
7:30 am on 7/31/2013. Rodney Bontrager was unsure if anything was stolen from the church offices.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 70535 CR 11,NAPPANEE,IN
7/30/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004748 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 07-31-2013 at approximately 7:00AM Martha Martin, 43 reported that all four tires on her vehicle were flattened while the
vehicle was parked at her residence, located at 25363 CR 6. Martha Martin believes that a 24 year old relative, whom she has a
protection order against, did the damage to the vehicle between 07-30-2013 at approximately 9:00PM and 07-31-2013 at
approximately 5:20AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 25363 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
7/30/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004748 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter:
On 07-31-2013 at approximately 7:00AM Martha Martin, 43 reported that all four tires on her vehicle were flattened while the
vehicle was parked at her residence, located at 25363 CR 6. Martha Martin believes that a 24 year old relative, whom she has a
protection order against, did the damage to the vehicle between 07-30-2013 at approximately 9:00PM and 07-31-2013 at
approximately 5:20AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 25363 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
7/30/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004750 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 07-31-2013 at approximately 7:35AM Royal Rock, 84 reported that jewelry that belonged to he and his wife was removed
from their residence, located at 22969 Sheri Ln without his permission. Royal Rock was not sure on the time frame for the theft,
but knew he had placed the jewelry in a jewelry box in the master bedroom around the first of the year and found is missing on
07-28-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 22969 SHERI LANE,ELKHART,IN
7/31/13 7:35 am
Date_Incident
13004746 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 7-31-2013 at approximately 1:30am Travis J Andrews, 34, reported a suspect removed bullets in a box from inside of his
truck parked in the driveway of his residence at 56662 Diamond Drive. Travis J Andrews reported the incident occurred on
7-31-2013 sometime around 1:30am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNEAD, NICHOLAS M,3A279
Incident Location: 56662 Diamond Drive,Elkhart,IN
7/31/13 1:30 am
Date_Incident
13004755 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Found Property
Blotter:
On 07-31-13 at 6:50am, Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a theft and recovery of a motorcycle. At 7:35am,
police found a scooter and 3 bicycles hidden in a wood line at the edge of 54686 CR 19 near the stolen motorcycle. The
scooter and 3 bicycles were tagged as evidence, and secured in the property maintenance building.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 54686 CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
7/31/13 6:50 am
Date_Incident
13004760 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft)
BLOTTER
On 07/31/2013 at 10:30 a.m. Gaby Ponciano, 39, advised between 07/27/2013 at 12:13 p.m. and 07/30/2013 at 06:13 a.m.,
unknown suspect(s) removed a 1/4 hp above ground pool pump from her property located at 56597 Boss Blvd.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 56597 BOSS BLVD,ELKHART,IN
7/27/13 12:13 pm
Date_Incident
13004758 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 7/31/2013, at approximately 9:56 am, April R Diaz (38) reported a runaway child at 18090 Sunny Ln. April Diaz stated her 15
year old son left her residence without permission at around 11:00 pm on 7/29/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 18090 SUNNY LANE,GOSHEN,IN
7/29/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004758 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On 7/31/2013, at approximately 9:56 am, April R Diaz (38) reported a runaway child at 18090 Sunny Ln. April Diaz stated her 15
year old son left her residence without permission at around 11:00 pm on 7/29/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 18090 SUNNY LANE,GOSHEN,IN
7/29/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13004761 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 07/31/2013 at 10:45 a.m. Sturat Swihart, 55, advised on 07/27/2013 at 2:47 p.m. unknown suspect(s) drove through several
yards in the Jefferson Ridge subdivision; it is not known if his property, located at 18866 Wilson Dr., was one of those yards.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 18866 WILSON DR,GOSHEN,IN
7/27/13 2:47 pm
Date_Incident
13004762 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
BLOTTER
On 07/31/2013 at 11:15 a.m. Adam J. Smith, 30, advised on 07/30/2013 between 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. unknown suspect(s)
removed items from his 2002 Ford Explorer Sport, located at 25161 Leer Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 25161 LEER DR,ELKHART,IN
7/30/13 7:30 am
Date_Incident
13004763 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 7/31/2013, at approximately 12:14 pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department conducted a death investigation at 14052
Kimberly Ln. Julius O Barth (79) collapsed inside the residence and resucitation attempts by Middlebury EMS were
unsuccessful. The Elkhart County Coroner's Office was notified of the investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 14052 KIMBERLY Lane,MIDDLEBURY,IN
7/31/13 11:32 am
Date_Incident
13004782 07/31/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 7/31/2013 at 11:11pm, Robert Weisweaver,37, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 20 at Ash Road, and found to be
intoxicated, failing a Three part Field Sobriety Testing, and refusing a certified chemical test and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 20//ASH RD,ELKHART,IN
7/31/13 11:11 pm
Date_Incident
13004783 08/01/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 8-1-2013 at around 4:32 am, Jose Alvarado, 32, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 6 west of CR 15 and found to be in
possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was cited and released on a promise to appear in court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 17 S CR 6,Elkhart,IN
8/1/13 4:32 am
Date_Incident
13004783 08/01/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter
On 8-1-2013 at around 4:32 am, Jose Alvarado, 32, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 6 west of CR 15 and found to be in
possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was cited and released on a promise to appear in court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 17 S CR 6,Elkhart,IN
8/1/13 4:32 am
Date_Incident

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