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Elkhart County Police Blotter 08/29/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, August 29, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13005427 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 08-27-2013 at approximately 11:17AM Daniel Emery (42) of 20283 CR 26 reported that on 08-24-2013 at an unknown time
someone had used his debit card information without permission/authorization and charged $116.66.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 20283 CR 26,GOSHEN,IN
8/26/13 2:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005428 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 08/27/2013 at approximately 11:49 AM Gina Rose, 52, reported that an aluminum awning was stolen from the yard of her
residence at 30560 Woodsprings Dr sometime between 08/15/2013 at 10:00 AM and 08/26/2013 at 1:00 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN,3A223
Incident Location: 30560 WOODSPRINGS DR,Granger,IN
8/15/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13005430 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter
On 8/27/2013, at approximately 2:12pm, Liana Johnson, 39, 72821 CR 29, Syracuse, reported that sometime on 8/26/2013, her
16 year old daughter took her debit card and tried to use it without her permission and that she has also not been attending
school.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 72821 CR 29,SYRACUSE,IN
8/27/13 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13005430 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
Blotter
On 8/27/2013, at approximately 2:12pm, Liana Johnson, 39, 72821 CR 29, Syracuse, reported that sometime on 8/26/2013, her
16 year old daughter took her debit card and tried to use it without her permission and that she has also not been attending
school.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 72821 CR 29,SYRACUSE,IN
8/27/13 12:01 am
Date_Incident
13005431 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 8/27/2013 at around 4:27 pm, Jabier Serna-Flores, 34, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 13 south of CR 45. He was
found to have never received a license and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 13 // CR 45,Elkhart,IN
8/27/13 4:27 pm
Date_Incident
13005433 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Interference With Custody
Blotter:
8/27/2013 at 3:50PM Helen McDonald, 22, reported an interference with custody incident regarding her child.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,Elkhart,IN
8/26/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005450 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON AUGUST 28, 2013 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHINS REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 23560 PLEASANT WOOD CT,ELKHART,IN
8/27/13 2:56 pm
Date_Incident
13005435 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Escape
Blotter
On August 27, 2013 around 5:00 pm, Elkhart Community Corrections, 201 N Cottage, reported a 21 year old commitment to the
facility fled from the grounds after returning from working with the Elkhart County Highway Department around 4:45 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 201 N Cottage Ave.,Goshen,IN
8/27/13 4:45 pm
Date_Incident
13005439 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 8/27/2013 at 10:05PM Pedro E Rodriguez Ortiz, 28, was attempted to be stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 20
east of 17th St. He fled from officers in a vehicle and then on foot. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail for resisting
law enforcement-felony, resisting law enforcement-misdemeanor, and never receiving a license.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 20 east of 17th St,Elkhart,IN
8/27/13 10:05 pm
Date_Incident
13005439 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Resisting Arrest
Blotter:
On 8/27/2013 at 10:05PM Pedro E Rodriguez Ortiz, 28, was attempted to be stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 20
east of 17th St. He fled from officers in a vehicle and then on foot. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County jail for resisting
law enforcement-felony, resisting law enforcement-misdemeanor, and never receiving a license.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 20 east of 17th St,Elkhart,IN
8/27/13 10:05 pm
Date_Incident
13005445 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft)
Blotter
On 08-28-2013 at approximately 9:00AM Verna Newton (78) of 54136 B Dr reported that a suspect acting as her power of
attorney removed $34,874.72 from her bank account without permission. The suspect removed the funds on several occasions
from 08/2010 through 08/2012.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 54136 B DR,ELKHART,IN
8/28/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13005434 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter
On 08/27/2013 at approximately 5:23 PM, Heidi McRobie, 52, reported that on 08/27/2013 at approximately 5:00 PM a suspect
stole 2 necklaces from the Walmart store located at 30830 Old US Hwy 20.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
8/27/13 5:23 pm
Date_Incident
13005443 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Found Property
Blotter: On 08-28-2013 at approximately 8:01am Robert Donegan, 52, found a motor scooter in his yard at 56310 Strathmore
Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STUTSMAN, JEFFREY,3A189
Incident Location: 56310 STRATHMORE DR,ELKHART,IN
8/27/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005438 08/27/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 8/27/2013 at 8:47PM a 17 year old male struck Sherman Fuller with a baseball bat several times causing abrasions and
lacerations. Sherman Fuller was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for his injuries.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 58220 SASSAFRAS ST,ELKHART,IN
8/27/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005453 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 08/28/2013 at 3:01 p.m., Nathan Esh, 39, advised between 08/23/2013 at 10:01 p.m. and 08/24/2013 at 7:30 a.m., unknown
suspect(s) damaged his mailbox located at 57878 CR 23.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 57878 CR 23,GOSHEN,IN
8/23/13 10:01 pm
Date_Incident
13005454 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
BLOTTER
On 08/28/2013 at 3:30 p.m., Jenny Howland, 38, advised between 0821/2013 at 11:04 a.m. and 08/25/2013 at 11:04 p.m.
unknown suspect(s) made unauthorized charges using her credit card, drawn from Interra Credit Union.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 59621 OLD CR 17,GOSHEN,IN
8/21/13 11:04 am
Date_Incident
13005455 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Credit Card Fraud
BLOTTER
On 08/28/2013 at 3:30 p.m., Alis Stutsman, 31, advised on 08/24/2013 at 11:34 a.m., unknown suspect(s) made two
unauthorized charges using her M/C debit card account at Interra Credit Union.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 26800 CR 32,Goshen,IN
8/24/13 11:34 am
Date_Incident
13005452 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 08/28/2013 at approximately 01:52 PM Oscar Caceres, 37, reported that on 08/27/2013 at approximately 4:00 PM a juvenile
suspect left their home located at 59399 CR 113 without permission and did not return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 59399 CR 113,ELKHART,IN
8/27/13 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005463 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 08-28-2013 at approximately 9:30pm Michael Ellsworth Sr. 40, reported that his 15 year old son was battered by another
minor in the area of York Hills. The 15 year old victims sustained a minor abrasion to his chin.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BADER, DONALD J,3A264
Incident Location: 52816 NEW YORK AVE,MIDDLEBURY,IN
8/28/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005464 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 8-28-2013 at approximately 9:17 pm, Sheriff Deputies responded to the report of domestic violence incident at 26147 Quail
Ridge Drive. While on scene, narcotics were found to be in the residence. A search warrant was completed and executed at
the residence. Robert Hackeny, 43, was found to be in possesion of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and had a valid St. Joseph
County, Indiana warrant for his arrest. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 26147 QUAIL RIDGE DR,ELKHART,IN
8/28/13 9:17 pm
Date_Incident
13005464 08/28/2013
Nature of Call: Possession Of Paraphernlia
Blotter:
On 8-28-2013 at approximately 9:17 pm, Sheriff Deputies responded to the report of domestic violence incident at 26147 Quail
Ridge Drive. While on scene, narcotics were found to be in the residence. A search warrant was completed and executed at
the residence. Robert Hackeny, 43, was found to be in possesion of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and had a valid St. Joseph
County, Indiana warrant for his arrest. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 26147 QUAIL RIDGE DR,ELKHART,IN
8/28/13 9:17 pm
Date_Incident

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