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Elkhart County Police Blotter 08/19/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, August 19, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13005169 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 08/16/2013 at approximately 9:19 am Jill Rumble age 46 of Goshen, reported that suspect(s) forced entry into her place of
employment, Bennett Motor Express at 56960 Elk Park Drive, Elkhart Indiana and stole several televisions from the companies
recreational vehicles parked in the north parking lot of the business. The subjects stole (5) 37'' LED Toshiba televisions and (4)
27'' LED Toshiba Televisions.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 56960 ELK PARK DR,ELKHART,IN
8/15/13 5:45 pm
Date_Incident
13005170 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 08/16/2013 at approximately 11:31 am Jennifer M. Gresso age 33 of Elkhart reported that her 9 year old juvenile son was
battered by 6 suspect(s) at the intersection of CR 1 and Wolf Avenue in Elkhart on 08/15/2013 around 8:40 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: COUNTY ROAD 1,ELKHART,IN
8/15/13 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005171 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Interferance With Reporting Of A Crime
Blotter:
On 08-16-2013 at approximately 11:35AM Nicholas Hall, 21 reported that a known 32 year old male slapped a cell phone out of
his hand while he was attempting to call 911 regarding the 32 year old male refusing to leave a residence. This occurred at
66198 SR 15 on 08-16-2013 at approximately 11:30AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 66198 ST RD 15,GOSHEN,IN
8/16/13 11:30 am
Date_Incident
13005176 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On 8/16/2013 at around 1:57 pm, Richard Doerscher, 36, battered and strangled April Pegouskie, 35 at their residence 59163
Melrose Pl. April Pegouski suffered minor injuries. Richard Doerscher was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: ,
Incident Location: 59163 Melrose Place,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 1:56 pm
Date_Incident
13005176 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 8/16/2013 at around 1:57 pm, Richard Doerscher, 36, battered and strangled April Pegouskie, 35 at their residence 59163
Melrose Pl. April Pegouski suffered minor injuries. Richard Doerscher was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: ,
Incident Location: 59163 Melrose Place,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 1:56 pm
Date_Incident
13005176 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Strangulation
Blotter:
On 8/16/2013 at around 1:57 pm, Richard Doerscher, 36, battered and strangled April Pegouskie, 35 at their residence 59163
Melrose Pl. April Pegouski suffered minor injuries. Richard Doerscher was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: ,
Incident Location: 59163 Melrose Place,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 1:56 pm
Date_Incident
13005173 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 08/16/2013 at approximately 2:00PM, Stephen Roberts (47), who resides at 4300 N. 1200 W. Crownwall, IN; reported a theft
from his bank account which occurred on 06/26/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 18883 CR 40,GOSHEN,IN
6/26/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13005186 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 08-16-2013 at approximately 3:15PM the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Unit was deployed to
assist in arrest of a barricaded subject at 59163 Melrose Place. Richard Doerscher Jr, 37 wasr taken into custody for domestic
battery, strangulation, and resisting law enforcement.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 59163 Melrose Place,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 3:15 pm
Date_Incident
13005177 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 8/16/2013 at 4:32PM Timothy Hays, 27, fell asleep in his vehicle at US 20/CR 17 at a traffic light. Timothy Hays failed a
3-part standardized field sobriety test and refused a certified chemical test. Timothy Hays was incarcerated at the Elkhart
County Jail for Operating while intoxicated-felony and driving while license suspended-prior.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: US 20/CR 17,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 4:32 pm
Date_Incident
13005177 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 8/16/2013 at 4:32PM Timothy Hays, 27, fell asleep in his vehicle at US 20/CR 17 at a traffic light. Timothy Hays failed a
3-part standardized field sobriety test and refused a certified chemical test. Timothy Hays was incarcerated at the Elkhart
County Jail for Operating while intoxicated-felony and driving while license suspended-prior.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: US 20/CR 17,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 4:32 pm
Date_Incident
13005191 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 08/16/2013 at approximatetly 10:25pm Thomas Crocker (84) was found deceased at his residence of 53300 Hilltop Drive.
The Elkhart County Coroner was notified.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 53300 HILLTOP DRIVE,MIDDLEBURY,IN
8/16/13 10:09 pm
Date_Incident
13005190 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 08-16-2013 around 9:40 P.M. Dolores K. Kramer 63 called to report that she was in the area of York Hills Dr. North of SR
120 and a subject threw a roller blade skate at her vehicle and damaged it. .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: 52906 York Hills Dr.,Middlebury,IN
8/16/13 8:15 pm
Date_Incident
13005185 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 8/16/2013 at approximately 5:06pm Roger Reed (45) of 26888 CR 6, Elkhart, reported the theft of a refrigerator from outside
his residence occurring at 12:45pm on 8/16/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 26888 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
8/16/13 12:45 pm
Date_Incident
13005184 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft
Blotter:
On 8/16/2013 at approximately 4:33pm Barbara Fuller(48) of Walmart located at 30830 Old US 20, Elkhart, reported the theft of
$141.77 worth of merchandise by known suspect.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,Elkhart,IN
7/6/13 11:15 pm
Date_Incident
13005181 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 08/16/2013 at approximately 6:20 PM, Earnest E Robbins, 77, reported that sometime between 08/09/2013 and 08/14/2013
a suspect stole 2 buffers and an air sander from a locked shed on his property located at 68749 Railroad Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 68749 RAILROAD DR,NEW PARIS,IN
8/9/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13005189 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On August 16th, 2013 at around 7:30 PM Billy Gadr, 20, 201 N. Cottage reported that his moped was borrowed and never
returned on August 15th, 2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOHSEN,IN
8/16/13 7:32 pm
Date_Incident
13005194 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 08-16-2013 at approximately 11:08pm the Elkhart County Sheriff Department responded to a loud party at 27402
Lamplighter Lane. Daniel Bullock, 20, was cited and released for Contributing to the Deliquency of a Minor and Elkhart County
Noise Ordinance Violation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 27402 Lamplighter Lane,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 11:08 pm
Date_Incident
13005194 08/16/2013
Nature of Call: Contributing To Delinquency Of Minor
Blotter:
On 08-16-2013 at approximately 11:08pm the Elkhart County Sheriff Department responded to a loud party at 27402
Lamplighter Lane. Daniel Bullock, 20, was cited and released for Contributing to the Deliquency of a Minor and Elkhart County
Noise Ordinance Violation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 27402 Lamplighter Lane,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 11:08 pm
Date_Incident
13005206 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 8/17/2013 from approximately 11pm-2am, Officers from the Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a DUI High
Visibility Enforcement Zone on Lincolnway East southeast of Fairfield Ave, Goshen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Lincolnway East / Fairfield Ave,Goshen,IN
8/17/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005207 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter:
On 08/17/2013 around 9:37pm Nicodemus Hernandez, 22, was arrested for disorderly conduct, intimidation and criminal
recklessness with a weapon at 58586 CR 27 Bristol and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 53586 CR 27,BRISTOL,IN
8/17/13 9:37 pm
Date_Incident
13005207 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Recklessness
Blotter:
On 08/17/2013 around 9:37pm Nicodemus Hernandez, 22, was arrested for disorderly conduct, intimidation and criminal
recklessness with a weapon at 58586 CR 27 Bristol and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 53586 CR 27,BRISTOL,IN
8/17/13 9:37 pm
Date_Incident
13005207 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 08/17/2013 around 9:37pm Nicodemus Hernandez, 22, was arrested for disorderly conduct, intimidation and criminal
recklessness with a weapon at 58586 CR 27 Bristol and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 53586 CR 27,BRISTOL,IN
8/17/13 9:37 pm
Date_Incident
13005212 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: Public Intoxication
Blotter:
On 08-18-2013 at or about 12:03 AM Derek M Carroll was found behind a dumpster, located behind Parkmore Plaza in Elkhart
and near a residence at 54357 CO RD 5. A report Derek Carroll being loud and vulgar was made. Upon arrival it was found
that Derek Carroll was hiding behind the dumpster and to be very intoxicated and a danger to himself had he not been taken
into custody. He was arrested and transported to the Elkhart County Jail where he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOLMES, SEAN,3A183
Incident Location: 54357 CO 5 RD N,ELKHART,IN
8/18/13 12:03 am
Date_Incident
13005208 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft)
Blotter:
On 08/18/2013, around 12:10am Donald Newcomer, 60, of 53586 CR 27 Lot 58 Bristol reported subjects stole cash, his debit
card and used it without to obtain cash from his account, the events took place between 01/15/2013 and 05/30/2013 in Elkhart
County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 53586 CR 27,Bristol,IN
1/15/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005208 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 08/18/2013, around 12:10am Donald Newcomer, 60, of 53586 CR 27 Lot 58 Bristol reported subjects stole cash, his debit
card and used it without to obtain cash from his account, the events took place between 01/15/2013 and 05/30/2013 in Elkhart
County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 53586 CR 27,Bristol,IN
1/15/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005214 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 8/18/2013 at around 2:10 am, Jabauri L Norah, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 113 south of US 33. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a . 11 BrAC result. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 // CR 113,Elkhart,IN
8/18/13 2:10 am
Date_Incident
13005214 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 8/18/2013 at around 2:10 am, Jabauri L Norah, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 113 south of US 33. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a . 11 BrAC result. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 // CR 113,Elkhart,IN
8/18/13 2:10 am
Date_Incident
13005210 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter:
On 08/17/2013 at approximately 11:50pm Harold Woodard (74) was found deceased at his residence of 19816 SR 120.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 19816 SR 120,BRISTOL,IN
8/17/13 11:50 pm
Date_Incident
13005197 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Harboring a Non Immunized Animal
Blotter:
On 07-17-2013 at about 8:19 am Amanda Fletcher, 27, reported her 7 year old son was bit by a non immunized dog located at
53449 CR 9 lot 46. The owner of the dog was cited into Magistrate court for harboring a non immunized animal.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 53449 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
8/16/13 4:25 pm
Date_Incident
13005195 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On 08/17/2013 at approximately 6:38 AM Racheal Miller, 32, reported that she was in a domestic altercation with her 30 year old
husband at their residence at 25205 Glenmore St. No arrests were made.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 25205 GLENMORE ST,ELKHART,IN
8/17/13 6:00 am
Date_Incident
13005196 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 08-17-2013 at approximately 7:34 am Anthony Roussos age 54 of Elkhart reported that sometime between 08-17-2013 2:30
am and 08-17-2013 7:00 am, suspect(s) vandalized his residence at 27857 Plainfield Drive Elkhart by damaging his shed door.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 27857 PLAINFIELD DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
8/17/13 2:30 am
Date_Incident
13005216 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 8-17-2013 at approximately 10:32am Tracy M. Huff, 43, reported a fight between a 43 year old male and 61 year old female
at 51340 North Shore Drive in Elkhart, Indiana. The female was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for a broken finger.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNEAD, NICHOLAS M,3A279
Incident Location: 51340 North Shore Drive,Elkhart,IN
8/18/13 10:32 am
Date_Incident
13005203 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Attempted Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 08/17/2013, Kenton Clements (23) reported that between 08:00PM and 08:30PM, a suspect attempted to burglarize the
residence located at 54152 Ash Rd. Lot 379.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,Osceola,IN
8/17/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005201 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 8/17/2013 at approximately 3:41pm Cory Risemas(36) of 59542 CR 1, Elkhart, reported a burglary to his shed occurring
sometime between 5:00pm 8/16/2013 and 3:41pm 8/17/2013. During the burglary two firearms, a compound bow, and
ammunition was stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 59542 CR 1,ELKHART,IN
8/16/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005202 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 8/17/2013 at approximately 7:26pm Brent Lawson(25) of 1002 Denver St. Elkhart, reported a single vehicle collision with
injuries occurring on St. Joseph Valley Parkway US Hwy 20 east of CR 9. The driver of the vehicle was taken to South Bend
Memorial Hospital by ambulance. This crash is under further investigation at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: St Joseph Valley Parkway US Hwy 20,Elkhart
8/17/13 7:26 pm
Date_Incident
13005205 08/17/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 08/17/2013 at approximately 09:30PM, Austin Wiskotoni (18) reported being intimidated by a known male subject on
08/16/2013 while at 54152 Ash Rd.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 30201 Blue Spruce Ave,Elkhart,IN
8/16/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005219 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On 08/18/2013 at around 5:45 pm Stephanie Bellfy, 31, of 52074 Brookstream Cir Apt. K reported that she was battered by her
30 year old live in boyfriend. Stephanie Bellfy reported that she was punched in the face and choked. Stephanie Bellfy reported
that the incident occurred on 08/18/2013 at around 12:30 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 52074 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
8/18/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13005219 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: Strangulation
Blotter:
On 08/18/2013 at around 5:45 pm Stephanie Bellfy, 31, of 52074 Brookstream Cir Apt. K reported that she was battered by her
30 year old live in boyfriend. Stephanie Bellfy reported that she was punched in the face and choked. Stephanie Bellfy reported
that the incident occurred on 08/18/2013 at around 12:30 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 52074 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
8/18/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13005219 08/18/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 08/18/2013 at around 5:45 pm Stephanie Bellfy, 31, of 52074 Brookstream Cir Apt. K reported that she was battered by her
30 year old live in boyfriend. Stephanie Bellfy reported that she was punched in the face and choked. Stephanie Bellfy reported
that the incident occurred on 08/18/2013 at around 12:30 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 52074 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
8/18/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident

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