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Elkhart County Police Blotter 09/13/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, September 13, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13005775 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On September 11, 2013 at approximately 8:05am, Jerry Hann, 55, an employee of the Elkhart County Highway Department,
reported that he had found remnants of methamphetamine manufacturing, on CR 7, north of CR 40.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: CR 7 north CR 40,Elkhart,IN
9/11/13 8:05 am
Date_Incident
13005795 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Theft Of Motor Vehicle Parts Or Accessories
Blotter:
On 09-12-2013 at approximately 8:17am Jeremiah Kinney (37), the owner of Midway Auto and Recovery, located at 26407
Lakeview Dr, reported that several vehicle in the fenced lot had been entered and some were missing the stereo's from inside.
The theft occurred between 09-10-2013 at approximately 5:00pm and 09- 11-2013 at approximately 6:30am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 26407 LAKEVIEW DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
9/10/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005772 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter:
On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 11:31am, Michael R Dewitt(46) of 28075 Fieldhouse Ave, reported a homemade trailer
that had a 2002 Ford F350 chassis on top of it, stolen from his private lot which sits North of Shupan recycling which is located
at 29391 Old US33 sometime on September 7, 2013 after 10:00am. Michael R Dewitt reported the trailer was located at Heavy
Metal recycling, which was sold for cash. The trailer was located at 58027 Riley ave.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: North of 29391 OLD US 33 HWY,ELKHART,I
9/7/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13005778 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON SEPTEMBER 11, 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: 571 BROADMORE ESTATES,GOSHEN,IN
9/11/13 12:44 pm
Date_Incident
13005774 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 09-11-2013 at about 10:04 am Kenneth Swindler, 63, a subcontractor for Birkey Homes reported the theft of several
thousand dollars worth of tools and supplies stolen from a home under construction at 30882 Dawson sometime between
09-10-2013 at 5:30 pm and 09-11-2013 at 10:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 30882 DAWSON,ELKHART,IN
9/10/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005791 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter
On 09-12-2013 around 2:04 A.M. Jose De Jesus Escobedo-Zamora, 40, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 17
South of SR 120. Jose De Jesus Escobedo-Zamora was found in possession, and produced a document not issued by a
government entity that purports it to be a government issued identification.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 17 South of SR 120,Elkhart,IN
9/12/13 2:02 am
Date_Incident
13005787 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 9/11/13 at around 8:54pm Kenneth Smith, 34 of 1725 B Graceland Ct reported that his Indiana License plate from his
vehicle had been stolen between 9/10/13 6:00pm and 9/11/13 6:00pm at 10758 CR 2.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 10758 CR 2,Middlebury,IN
9/10/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005783 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 9/11/2013 at approximately 6:13pm Sherry Crabb(32) of 30219 Holben Woods Ln, Elkhart, reported forced entry to her
residence which occurred sometime between the hours of 8:30am and 6:00pm on 9/ 11/2013. During the burglary 2 children's
atv's, 2 IPODs, 1 IPAD, 1 Nintendo 3D DS, and cash were taken.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 30219 Holben Woods Lane,Elkhart,IN
9/11/13 8:30 am
Date_Incident
13005788 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 9/11/13 at around 9:26 Richard Hoff, 59 of 25290 North Shore Dr. reported that a suspect burglarized his residence on
9/11/13 between 8:00am and 8:30pm and took electronic items, firearms, and pieces of precious metals.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 25290 North Shore Dr.,Elkhart,IN
9/11/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13005789 09/11/2013
Nature of Call: Leaving The Scene Of Acccident
Blotter:
On 9-11-2013 at approximately 11:03 pm, Randall Enos, 54, reported that a vehicle had struck the AEP utility pole in front of his
residence, breaking the pole in half and causing a small electrical fire in his residence. Randall Enos was uninjured. The
accused fled the scene. Upon further investigation, the driver, Alexander Riley, 22, was found the next day, and cited and
released for leaving the scene of a property damage crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 21384 SR 120,Elkhart,IN
9/11/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005792 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: False Reporting/Informing
Blotter:
On 9-12-2013 at approximately 2:29 am, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies located a 13 year old female on CR 19 south SR 120.
The juvenile gave officers a false name and date of birth . Deputies were able to find her true identity and where her residence
was located. It was found that the child had ran away from home and was being incorrigible. The juvenile was found to be in
violation of curfew as well. She was released to the custody of her parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 19 south of SR 120,Bristol,IN
9/12/13 2:29 am
Date_Incident
13005792 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: RUNAWAY
Blotter:
On 9-12-2013 at approximately 2:29 am, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies located a 13 year old female on CR 19 south SR 120.
The juvenile gave officers a false name and date of birth . Deputies were able to find her true identity and where her residence
was located. It was found that the child had ran away from home and was being incorrigible. The juvenile was found to be in
violation of curfew as well. She was released to the custody of her parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 19 south of SR 120,Bristol,IN
9/12/13 2:29 am
Date_Incident
13005792 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: Incorrigible
Blotter:
On 9-12-2013 at approximately 2:29 am, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies located a 13 year old female on CR 19 south SR 120.
The juvenile gave officers a false name and date of birth . Deputies were able to find her true identity and where her residence
was located. It was found that the child had ran away from home and was being incorrigible. The juvenile was found to be in
violation of curfew as well. She was released to the custody of her parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 19 south of SR 120,Bristol,IN
9/12/13 2:29 am
Date_Incident
13005792 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: Curfew And Loitering Laws
Blotter:
On 9-12-2013 at approximately 2:29 am, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies located a 13 year old female on CR 19 south SR 120.
The juvenile gave officers a false name and date of birth . Deputies were able to find her true identity and where her residence
was located. It was found that the child had ran away from home and was being incorrigible. The juvenile was found to be in
violation of curfew as well. She was released to the custody of her parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 19 south of SR 120,Bristol,IN
9/12/13 2:29 am
Date_Incident
13005808 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 09/12/2013 at around 7:00pm Kelsey Doutlick, 24, was stopped for a suspicion of driving with a suspended license at the
intersection of Main Street and and Pike Street. During the course of the traffic stop Kelsey Doutlick was found to have a
suspended operator's license through the State of Indiana. Kelsey Doutlick was incarcerated for operating a motor vehicle with
a suspended-prior license.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: MAIN ST / PIKE ST,GOSHEN,IN
9/12/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005809 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: CHINS
Blotter
On 9/12/2013 at 7:35pm, Anthony Morgan, 35, reported that between 9/7/2013 and 9/8/2013 someone known to him punched
his son in the eye at a residence at 2801 Toledo Rd, Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,ELKHART,IN
9/7/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13005813 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: Death Investigation
Blotter
On 9/12/2013 at 9:54pm, Jeanette E. Shinabarger, 51031 Sail Bay Ct, Elkhart, was found deceased. Jeanette Shinabarger was
found to have passed away from natural causes as no foul play was found.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 51031 SAIL BAY CT,ELKHART,IN
9/12/13 9:54 pm
Date_Incident
13005814 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 9-12-2013 at approximately 11:11 pm, Kacey J. Otterbridge, 34, crashed his motorcycle on CR 36 east of US Hwy 33
causing minor damage to the motorcycle, and abrasion injuries to his face and arms. Kacey Otterbridge failed field sobriety
tests at the scene. He was transported to the IU Health Goshen Hospital for further treatment. He consented to a chemical
blood draw. Those results are pending at this time. Kacey Otterbridge was found to have a prior conviction for operating while
intoxicated within the past 5 years. He was also found to have a suspended-prior operator's license status. He was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 36 east of US Hwy 33,Goshen,IN
9/12/13 11:11 pm
Date_Incident
13005814 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter:
On 9-12-2013 at approximately 11:11 pm, Kacey J. Otterbridge, 34, crashed his motorcycle on CR 36 east of US Hwy 33
causing minor damage to the motorcycle, and abrasion injuries to his face and arms. Kacey Otterbridge failed field sobriety
tests at the scene. He was transported to the IU Health Goshen Hospital for further treatment. He consented to a chemical
blood draw. Those results are pending at this time. Kacey Otterbridge was found to have a prior conviction for operating while
intoxicated within the past 5 years. He was also found to have a suspended-prior operator's license status. He was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 36 east of US Hwy 33,Goshen,IN
9/12/13 11:11 pm
Date_Incident
13005814 09/12/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter:
On 9-12-2013 at approximately 11:11 pm, Kacey J. Otterbridge, 34, crashed his motorcycle on CR 36 east of US Hwy 33
causing minor damage to the motorcycle, and abrasion injuries to his face and arms. Kacey Otterbridge failed field sobriety
tests at the scene. He was transported to the IU Health Goshen Hospital for further treatment. He consented to a chemical
blood draw. Those results are pending at this time. Kacey Otterbridge was found to have a prior conviction for operating while
intoxicated within the past 5 years. He was also found to have a suspended-prior operator's license status. He was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 36 east of US Hwy 33,Goshen,IN
9/12/13 11:11 pm
Date_Incident
13005816 09/13/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 9/13/2013 at 1:06am, a loud party was reported at 52250 CR 7, Elkhart. Jordan Farrell,18, Dakotah Farrell, 20, Mariah
Murphy, 20, and Tyler Grathen, 20, were found to have consumed alcoholic beverages and were cited and released.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 52250 CR 7,ELKHART,IN
9/13/13 1:06 am
Date_Incident
13005815 09/13/2013
Nature of Call: Driving While Suspended
Blotter
On 09/13/2013 at approximately 12:25 am Preston Humes, 26, was stopped for a traffic violation near the intersection of Old US
33 and Elk Park Dr. Preston Humes was found to have never received a driver's license as well as a driving status of
suspended prior and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: OLD US 33/ ELK PARK DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
9/13/13 12:25 am
Date_Incident
13005815 09/13/2013
Nature of Call: Operator Never Licensed
Blotter
On 09/13/2013 at approximately 12:25 am Preston Humes, 26, was stopped for a traffic violation near the intersection of Old US
33 and Elk Park Dr. Preston Humes was found to have never received a driver's license as well as a driving status of
suspended prior and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: OLD US 33/ ELK PARK DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
9/13/13 12:25 am
Date_Incident
13005817 09/13/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 9/13/2013 at around 5:48 am, Nathan Anthony Gonzales, 30, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 20 at CR 115. He was
found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and has a prior conviction. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: US HWY 20 // CR 115,Elkhart,IN
9/13/13 5:48 am
Date_Incident

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