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Elkhart County Police Blotter 09/23/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, September 23, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13005962 09/20/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 09-20-2013 at approximately 10:42am Melisa McClane, 34 reported that on 09-20-2013 at approximately 9:00am her 51
year old boyfriend pulled her hair while the were arguing at their residence, located at 56609 Best Ave. The 17 year old daughter
of Melisa McClane witnessed the 51 year old boyfriend pull the hair of Melisa McClane.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 56609 BEST AVE,ELKHART,IN
9/20/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13005965 09/20/2013
Nature of Call:
BLOTTER:
ON SEPTEMBER 20, 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: 465 BROADMORE ESTATES,GOSHEN,IN
9/20/13 12:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005969 09/20/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter:
On 05/26/2013 at approximately 6:40 PM Heidi McRobie, 52, reported that a Alma Ocampo, 21, was caught shoplifting at
WalMart, 30830 Old US 20. In addition, Heidi McRobie reported that a 15 year old juvenile male was also caught shoplifting.
Alma Ocampo and her 15 year old juvenile brother were found to have concealed $98.00 worth of unpaid merchandise in a
Walmart shopping cart. Alma Ocampo was cited and released on promise to appear in court for criminal conversion. The 15
year old juvenile male was released to his mother.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,OSCEOLA,IN
6/20/13 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005974 09/20/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 09/20/2013 at 09:10PM, Heather Ellsworth, 37, was arrested for possession of marijuana and an Elkhart County warrant at
2100 Bristol St Apt. 145.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 2100 BRISTOL ST,ELKHART,IN
9/20/13 9:10 pm
Date_Incident
13005968 09/20/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 09/20/2013 at 6:35PM, Jeanette Wilson (46), reported her 16 year old son as a runaway from 51942 Clear Water Ct
between 6:15AM and 6:30AM on 9/19/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 51942 Clear Water CT,Elkhart,IN
9/19/13 6:15 am
Date_Incident
13005971 09/20/2013
Nature of Call: Harboring a Non Immunized Animal
Blotter:
On 9/20/2013 at 7:10PM Ned Wilcox, 32, was cited into Magistrate Court and released with the promise to appear for harboring
a non immunized dog at CR 101 and Lark St.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 52290 CR 101,ELKHART,IN
9/20/13 9:10 pm
Date_Incident
13005976 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 9-21-2013 at approximately 12:33 am, Cameron Meyer, 21, was stopped in the area of Cassopolis Street and Bristol Street
for traffic violations. He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .19 at
approximately 1:34 am. He was found to have a valid body attachment warrant as well. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Cassopolis Street // Bristol Street,Elkhart,IN
9/21/13 12:33 am
Date_Incident
13005978 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 9/21/2013 at 1:55am, Angela Downs, 37, was stopped for traffic violations in the area of Bristol St and Cassopolis St . Angela
Downs was found to be intoxicated, failing three part Standard Field Sobriety Testing, and having a certified BrAC of .12 at 2:32
am. The charge is a felony due to a prior conviction within the past 5 years. Angela Downs was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: BRISTOL ST EAST CASSOPOLIS ST,ELKHA
9/21/13 1:55 am
Date_Incident
13005980 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 09/21/2013 at approximately 9:13 am, Jack Adcock age 58 of Goshen, reported that suspect(s) burglarized a residence at a
new home construction site at 51414 CR 39 Middlebury, Indiana sometime between 2:00 am on 09/21/2013 and 3:00 am
09/21/2013. Jack Adcock stated the suspect(s) forcibly entered into a trailer that was parked on the property. The suspect(s)
stole construction materials and power tools.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 51414 CR 39,MIDDLEBURY,IN
9/21/13 2:00 am
Date_Incident
13005981 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 09/21/2013 at approximately 12:19pm, Judith Gould, 73, reported that two suspects burglarized her residence at 53702
Kennedy Dr, Granger, Indiana, sometime between 2:30am on 09/21/2013 and 3:00am 09/21/2013. Judith Gould stated the
supects entered into her residence and stole approximately 30 Hydrocodone pills, 20 Oxycodone pills, and a tan wallet which
her Indiana Identification card and Social Security card were in.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 53702 KENNEDY DR,GRANGER,IN
9/21/13 2:30 am
Date_Incident
13005984 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 9/21/2013, at approximately 1:58pm, Gerry Simmons, 46, 51657 CR 109, Elkhart, reported that his 17 year old daughter left
home for a relatives house. Gerry Simmons advised that she never showed up and refuses to tell him where she is staying.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 51657 CR 109,ELKHART,IN
9/21/13 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005984 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 9/21/2013, at approximately 1:58pm, Gerry Simmons, 46, 51657 CR 109, Elkhart, reported that his 17 year old daughter left
home for a relatives house. Gerry Simmons advised that she never showed up and refuses to tell him where she is staying.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 51657 CR 109,ELKHART,IN
9/21/13 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
13005987 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 09/21/2013 at 3:35PM, Sheriff deputies responded to 25620 North Park Ave to a report of a domestic disturbance. A search
warrant was obtained for the residence and as a result, Shaun Macneal (33) was arrested for possession of marijuana-felony
and possession of paraphernalia..
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 25620 NORTH PARK AVE,ELKHART,IN
9/21/13 3:35 pm
Date_Incident
13005987 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 09/21/2013 at 3:35PM, Sheriff deputies responded to 25620 North Park Ave to a report of a domestic disturbance. A search
warrant was obtained for the residence and as a result, Shaun Macneal (33) was arrested for possession of marijuana-felony
and possession of paraphernalia..
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 25620 NORTH PARK AVE,ELKHART,IN
9/21/13 3:35 pm
Date_Incident
13005986 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 9/21/2013 at approximately 4:55pm, Shane Matthews(21) of 58604 CR 111, Elkhart, reported having his left arm twisted by
known suspect at his residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 58604 CR 111,ELKHART,IN
9/21/13 4:55 pm
Date_Incident
13005988 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 9/21/2013, at approximately 7:35pm, 26861 CR 26, Elkhart, a small amount of marijuana was found inside an inmates
property as it was being returned to the inmate. This incident is under further investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,Elkhart,IN
9/21/13 7:35 pm
Date_Incident
13005990 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 9/21/2013 from 11pm-2am, Officers from the Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a DUI High Visibility
Enforcement Zone on Cassopolis St at Woodlawn Ave targeting impaired and dangerous drivers .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Cassopolis St / Woodlawn Ave,Elkhart,IN
9/21/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13005993 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at around 12:50 am, a 26 year old Elkhart female was stopped at a DUI High Visibility Enforcement Zone on
Cassopolis St north of Woodlawn Ave and found to be in possession of suspected synthetic marijuana . Charges are pending
lab results.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Cassopolis St north Woodlawn Ave,Elkhart,IN
9/22/13 12:50 am
Date_Incident
13005992 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 09/21/2013 around 11:46pm Donald Klotz, 54, reported a suspect stole approximately 140 AMB Transponders without
permission at 16806 CR 46.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 16806 CR 46,NEW PARIS,IN
9/21/13 11:46 pm
Date_Incident
13005994 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 09-22-2013 at around 12:45 am a 16 female and a 15 female were found to have illegally consumed alcoholic beverages
and were charged with Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage and released to their parents .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 24197 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
9/22/13 12:43 am
Date_Incident
13005994 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Curfew And Loitering Laws
Blotter:
On 09-22-2013 at around 12:45 am a 16 female and a 15 female were found to have illegally consumed alcoholic beverages
and were charged with Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage and released to their parents .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 24197 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
9/22/13 12:43 am
Date_Incident
13005997 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at around 2:26 am, George A Griffin, 46, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 28 at CR 113. He was found to
be intoxicated failing a field sobriety test and had a chemical breath test result of .07 BrAC. He was found to be in possession of
marijuana. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 13 / CR 28,Goshen,IN
9/22/13 2:26 am
Date_Incident
13005997 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at around 2:26 am, George A Griffin, 46, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 28 at CR 113. He was found to
be intoxicated failing a field sobriety test and had a chemical breath test result of .07 BrAC. He was found to be in possession of
marijuana. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 13 / CR 28,Goshen,IN
9/22/13 2:26 am
Date_Incident
13005996 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at 12:05am Dakota Ross, 19, Tyler Stephenson, 18, and Zachary Moore, 19 were found to be under the influence
of alcohol at 27610 Midland Dr. Austin Wolfe, 21, was found to be in the possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Dakota
Ross and Tyler Stephenson were issued citations for underage drinking and released . Austin Wolfe was issued a citation for
possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and released. Zachary Moore was arrested for underage drinking, and unrelated
warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 27610 MIDLAND DR,ELKHART,IN
9/21/13 11:13 pm
Date_Incident
13005996 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at 12:05am Dakota Ross, 19, Tyler Stephenson, 18, and Zachary Moore, 19 were found to be under the influence
of alcohol at 27610 Midland Dr. Austin Wolfe, 21, was found to be in the possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Dakota
Ross and Tyler Stephenson were issued citations for underage drinking and released . Austin Wolfe was issued a citation for
possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and released. Zachary Moore was arrested for underage drinking, and unrelated
warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 27610 MIDLAND DR,ELKHART,IN
9/21/13 11:13 pm
Date_Incident
13005996 09/21/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at 12:05am Dakota Ross, 19, Tyler Stephenson, 18, and Zachary Moore, 19 were found to be under the influence
of alcohol at 27610 Midland Dr. Austin Wolfe, 21, was found to be in the possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Dakota
Ross and Tyler Stephenson were issued citations for underage drinking and released . Austin Wolfe was issued a citation for
possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and released. Zachary Moore was arrested for underage drinking, and unrelated
warrant.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 27610 MIDLAND DR,ELKHART,IN
9/21/13 11:13 pm
Date_Incident
13006001 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 09/22/2013 at approximately 1:00 PM, Jyrron Cooper, 19, reported that sometime between 09/21/2013 at approximately
11:10 PM and 09/22/2013 at approximately 12:45 PM a suspect entered his unlocked Chevrolet Monte Carlo and stole his wallet
while it sat in the front of his residence located at 29497 Tara Place.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 29497 Tara Place,Elkhart,IN
9/21/13 11:10 pm
Date_Incident
13006002 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 09/22/2013 at approximately 01:25 PM, Jared Gietzen, 19, reported that sometime between 09/21/2013 at approximately
11:00 PM and 09/22/2013 at approximately 01:15 PM a suspect forced entry to his unlocked vehicle and damaged his in car
stereo and the door frame of his 1995 Honda Accord while it sat outside of his home located at 29593 Lehigh, Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 29593 Lehigh,Elkhart,IN
9/21/13 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
13006003 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 9/22/2013, at approximately 4:03pm, Elkhart County Sheriff Department Deputies responded to the intersection of CR 17
and CR 104 in regards to a hit and run accident. The accused vehicle was located and Chad Barns, 40, was incarcerated for
leaving the scene of a property damage accident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: CR 17 south of CR 4,Elkhart,IN
9/22/13 4:03 pm
Date_Incident
13006005 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at approximately 5:22pm a sexual battery was reported that occurred in Goshen, IN on 9/20/2013 by a 40 year old
victim. The incident is under investigation
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 66298 ST RD 15,Goshen,IN
9/20/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13006005 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at approximately 5:22pm a sexual battery was reported that occurred in Goshen, IN on 9/20/2013 by a 40 year old
victim. The incident is under investigation
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 66298 ST RD 15,Goshen,IN
9/20/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13006005 09/22/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 9/22/2013 at approximately 5:22pm a sexual battery was reported that occurred in Goshen, IN on 9/20/2013 by a 40 year old
victim. The incident is under investigation
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 66298 ST RD 15,Goshen,IN
9/20/13 10:00 am
Date_Incident
13006010 09/23/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 9/23/2013 at 12:38am, a 38 year old male, was stopped for speeding in the area of Bypass Rd and SR 19. The male was
found to be intoxicated, and driving while being a Habitual Traffic Violator. The male resisted arrest, and fled the scene on foot.
Charges will be filed on the 38 year old male.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: BYPASS RD WEST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
9/23/13 12:38 am
Date_Incident
13006010 09/23/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 9/23/2013 at 12:38am, a 38 year old male, was stopped for speeding in the area of Bypass Rd and SR 19. The male was
found to be intoxicated, and driving while being a Habitual Traffic Violator. The male resisted arrest, and fled the scene on foot.
Charges will be filed on the 38 year old male.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: BYPASS RD WEST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
9/23/13 12:38 am
Date_Incident
13006010 09/23/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 9/23/2013 at 12:38am, a 38 year old male, was stopped for speeding in the area of Bypass Rd and SR 19. The male was
found to be intoxicated, and driving while being a Habitual Traffic Violator. The male resisted arrest, and fled the scene on foot.
Charges will be filed on the 38 year old male.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: BYPASS RD WEST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
9/23/13 12:38 am
Date_Incident

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