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Elkhart County Police Blotter 08/21/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, August 21, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13005227 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 08-19-13 at 7:57am, Kerrie Wagner (32) of 7-Eleven at 2719 CR 6, reported receiving a phone call from a subject between
3:00am and 3:10am on 08-19-13 at the store, who purported to be from management, testing their credit card machine. The
subject had her run 3 prepaid cards for $500.00 each that they later confirmed through management was not legitimate, and the
funds were transferred to a Netspend account.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 27119 CR 6,Elkhart,IN
8/19/13 3:00 am
Date_Incident
13005226 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Harassment
Blotter:
On 08-19-13 at 8:20am, Cory Kime (28) of 26521 Roseland Rd, reported a subject had been harassing him by text, phone calls,
and coming to his house multiple times between 08-17-13 at 4:40am and 08-19-13 at 8:20am. The subject had been taunting
Cory Kime with foul language, and stated he was going to batter him.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 26521 ROSELAND RD,ELKHART,IN
8/17/13 4:40 pm
Date_Incident
13005233 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On 08/19/2013 at around 2:30 pm Andrea Williams, 40, of 66032 County Road 33 reported subjects gained access to her
banking account and made seven unauthorized transactions in the amount of $920.46. Andrea Williams reported the incident
occurred between 08/13/2013 and 08/15/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 66032 COUNTY ROAD 33,GOSHEN,IN
8/13/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13005235 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 8-19-13 a 13 yr old male student at Northridge Middle School, 56691 Northridge Dr, Middlebury was found in possession of
marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56691 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
8/19/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005234 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
BLOTTER:
ON AUGUST 19, 2013 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHILD MOLEST REPORT TO THE
ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 27914 WILLARD DR,ELKHART,IN
8/19/13 12:45 pm
Date_Incident
13005238 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 08/19/2013 at around 4:15 pm Efren Munoz, 30, of 1204 Southfield Drive was stopped for a traffic infraction on South
County Line Road, west of County Road 43. During the course of the traffic stop Efren Munoz was found to not possess a valid
operator's license. Efren Munoz was taken into custody and incarcerated at the Elkhart County Correctional Complex for never
receiving a license.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: South County Line Rd / CR 43,Syracuse,IN
8/19/13 4:12 pm
Date_Incident
13005237 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 8-19-2013 at around 5:29 PM Raymond Hershberger, 55, of 58042 Lyndzi reported that and unknown subject entered his
unlocked Toyota Prius between 8-18-2013 at 9:00 PM and 8-19-2013 at 7:30 AM, and stole items to include two pre paid credit
cards and a purse containing casino cards. Officers of the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department later recovered the purse from a
yard in the area of the theft.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 58042 LYNDZI Lane,ELKHART,IN
8/18/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005240 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 8/19/2013, at approximately 5:21pm, Kimberly Singleton, 36, 53101 Beverly Hills Dr, Middlebury, reported that between
7:00pm on 8/18/2013 and 10:00am on 8/19/2013, a suspect cut a tire on William Kirk's Mini Cooper vehicle that was sitting in
her driveway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 53101 BEVERLY HILLS DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
8/18/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005242 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On August 19, 2013 around 6:14 pm, James Russell, 88, 30897 Cross Creek Dr, reported a residence under construction at
30980 Chadwick Dr had been entered by forced entry and attempts to set the house on fire were made. This would have
occured between 3:00 pm August 18 and 6:00 pm August 19, 2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 30980 Chadwick DR,Granger,IN
8/18/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005242 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Arson : Single Occupancy Residential
Blotter
On August 19, 2013 around 6:14 pm, James Russell, 88, 30897 Cross Creek Dr, reported a residence under construction at
30980 Chadwick Dr had been entered by forced entry and attempts to set the house on fire were made. This would have
occured between 3:00 pm August 18 and 6:00 pm August 19, 2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 30980 Chadwick DR,Granger,IN
8/18/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005239 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter
On 8-19-2013 Mike Milliken, of 28552 CR 20, reported that an unknown vehicle struck a fence on the property between
8-16-2013 at around 1:00 PM and 8-19-2013 at around 7:30 AM. The accused vehicle then fled the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 28552 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
8/16/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005241 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Residential Entry
Blotter
On 8-19-2013 at around 5:45 PM Bruno Cataldo, 60, of 53323 Trenton reported that a subject entered his rental property at
28074 CR 16 after being evicted from the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 28074 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
8/19/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005244 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Animal Cruelty
Blotter:
On August 19, 2013 around 8:05 pm, Tracey Rogenski, 44, reported 6 dogs were being neglected at 26532 Lakeview Dr. The
animals were in unsanitary conditions and there was no air conditioning inside the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 26532 LAKEVIEW DR,ELKHART,IN
8/18/13 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005246 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On August 19, 2013, at approximately 11:52pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department investigated a report of a domestic
battery incident at, 23875 CR 16. Paul Chapman, 51 was located driving on Decamp Blvd, east of Garden Dr, and was
incarcerated for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating while being a habitual traffic violator . Paul Chapman and
his 57 year old wife, both reported being battered by the other at their residence of 23875 CR 16, neither were arrested on that
charge but is being investigated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 23875 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
8/19/13 11:52 pm
Date_Incident
13005246 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Habitual Traffic Offender
Blotter:
On August 19, 2013, at approximately 11:52pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department investigated a report of a domestic
battery incident at, 23875 CR 16. Paul Chapman, 51 was located driving on Decamp Blvd, east of Garden Dr, and was
incarcerated for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating while being a habitual traffic violator . Paul Chapman and
his 57 year old wife, both reported being battered by the other at their residence of 23875 CR 16, neither were arrested on that
charge but is being investigated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 23875 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
8/19/13 11:52 pm
Date_Incident
13005246 08/19/2013
Nature of Call: Domestic Violence
Blotter:
On August 19, 2013, at approximately 11:52pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department investigated a report of a domestic
battery incident at, 23875 CR 16. Paul Chapman, 51 was located driving on Decamp Blvd, east of Garden Dr, and was
incarcerated for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating while being a habitual traffic violator . Paul Chapman and
his 57 year old wife, both reported being battered by the other at their residence of 23875 CR 16, neither were arrested on that
charge but is being investigated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 23875 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
8/19/13 11:52 pm
Date_Incident
13005248 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 08/20/2013, at 9:30 a.m., Douglas L. Ganger, 58, advised on 08/18/2013 at 4:30 p.m. a resident at Bashor Home became
agitated and damaged several item within Bashor Alternative Home, located at 62226 CR 15.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHE N,IN
8/18/13 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005261 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 8/20/2013, at approximately 1:56pm, Mervin Miller SR, 70, 68137 CR 23, New Paris, reported that between 12:00pm on
8/19/2013 and 7:00am on 8/20/2013, a suspect entered his unlocked GMC van and stole a DVD player.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 68137 CR 23,NEW PARIS,IN
8/19/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005260 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Invasion Of Privacy
Blotter
On August 20, 2013 around 2:00 pm, Helen McDonald, 22, 1315 W Franklin Ave reported a subject who has a no contact order
against her, sent her a message on August 19th and August 20th in violation of the order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 1315 W Franklin Ave,Elkhart,IN
8/19/13 3:19 pm
Date_Incident
13005260 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On August 20, 2013 around 2:00 pm, Helen McDonald, 22, 1315 W Franklin Ave reported a subject who has a no contact order
against her, sent her a message on August 19th and August 20th in violation of the order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 1315 W Franklin Ave,Elkhart,IN
8/19/13 3:19 pm
Date_Incident
13005267 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter
On 08/20/2013 at about 2:15 pm, employees at Elkhart County Community Corrections located possible synthetic marijuana at
201 N. Cottage Ave. in an inmate's belongings.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,Goshen,IN
8/20/13 2:10 pm
Date_Incident
13005270 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 8/20/2013 at around 4:56 pm, Rickey Riley, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 15 south of US 33 and found to be
in possession of marijuana. He was incarcerated on a felony charge of possession of marijuana due to a prior conviction. A
passenger, Keenan McCullough, 18, was also found to be in possession of marijuana. He was cited and released.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US 33 // CR 15,Goshen,IN
8/20/13 4:15 pm
Date_Incident
13005265 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Identity Theft
Blotter
On 8/20/2013, at approximately 3:10pm, Armando Loera, 36, 16307 Sunflower Ave, Goshen, reported that between 6/30/2008
and 7/5/2013, a suspect has used his identity to acquire services through two phone companies and a television provider.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 16307 SUNFLOWER AVE,GOSHEN,IN
6/30/08 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005274 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Suicide-Attempt
Blotter
On 08/20/2013 at 6:30pm, a juvenile took approximately 25 pain pills in an attempt to commit suicide at 25225 CR 26 Elkhart.
He was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 25225 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
8/20/13 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005277 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 08-20-2013 around 11:47 P.M. Megan R. Bachman 22 was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of SR 13 South of CR
12. It was found Megan Bachman was intoxicated failing a three part field sobriety test, testing .09 BRAC, and in possession of
1 gram of Marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 13 South of CR 12,Middlebury,IN
8/20/13 11:47 pm
Date_Incident
13005277 08/20/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 08-20-2013 around 11:47 P.M. Megan R. Bachman 22 was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of SR 13 South of CR
12. It was found Megan Bachman was intoxicated failing a three part field sobriety test, testing .09 BRAC, and in possession of
1 gram of Marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 13 South of CR 12,Middlebury,IN
8/20/13 11:47 pm
Date_Incident

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