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Elkhart County Police Blotter 09/30/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, September 30, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13006104 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 09/27/2013 at around 12:27 pm, George Wentz III, 43, of 58075 Potawatomie Dr reported an engagement ring stolen from
the residence by a known suspect. The theft occurred on 09/21/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 58075 POTAWATOMIE ST,OSCEOLA,IN
9/21/13 12:30 pm
Date_Incident
13006106 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 09/27/2013 at approximately 1:00 pm, a 15 year old male reported that he was battered by his mothers 37 year old boyfriend
at their residence at 52419 CR 11. The Department of Child Services was contacted for the investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 52419 CR 11,ELKHART,IN
9/26/13 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
13006106 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 09/27/2013 at approximately 1:00 pm, a 15 year old male reported that he was battered by his mothers 37 year old boyfriend
at their residence at 52419 CR 11. The Department of Child Services was contacted for the investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 52419 CR 11,ELKHART,IN
9/26/13 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
13006105 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 9/27/2013, at approximately 1:31 pm, Candy S Schiersing (48) reported an attempted credit card fraud case at 50938 Teall
Rd. Candy Schiersing stated an suspect living in Connecticut attempted to make an online purchase using Schiersing's
Mastercard number on 9/17/2013, but Schiersing cancelled the Mastercard before the purchase was completed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 50938 TEALL RD,BRISTOL,IN
9/17/13 6:30 am
Date_Incident
13006107 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 09/06/2013 at around 3:15 pm Alexandra Bailey, 24, of 60350 Surrey Ln was found to have intentionally taken an unknown
amount of prescription medication. Alexandra Bailey was transported Elkhart General Hospital where she was admitted on a 24
hour emergency detention.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 60350 SURREY Lane,ELKHART,IN
9/27/13 3:15 pm
Date_Incident
13006114 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter:
On 9/27/2013 at 7:31PM Heidi McRobie, 52, reported a theft of 4 mums at the Walmart at 30830 Old US Hwy 20 around
7:00PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20 HWY,OSCEOLA,IN
9/27/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13006110 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 9/27/13 around 5:23pm Heidi Cintron, 34 of 24788 North Shore Dr. reported her son , a 17 year old male, was being
incorrigible.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 24788 NORTH SHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
9/27/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13006117 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 9/27/2013 at around 10:35 pm, Richard E. Frutig, 53, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 115 South of CR
18, Goshen. He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .12 BRAC result at
11:52 pm. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 115 South of CR 18,Goshen,IN
9/27/13 10:35 pm
Date_Incident
13006119 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 9-28-2013 at approximately 3:17 am, Scott Nevenhoven Jr,, 37, was stopped on SR 19 north of CR 26 for a traffic violation.
He failed field sobriety tests, and refused a certified chemical test. He was found to be in possession of marijuana. He was
incarcerated. Joseph P. Koynock, 43, a passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of marijuana as well. He was
cited and released at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: SR 19 north of CR 26,Elkhart,IN
9/28/13 3:17 am
Date_Incident
13006119 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 9-28-2013 at approximately 3:17 am, Scott Nevenhoven Jr,, 37, was stopped on SR 19 north of CR 26 for a traffic violation.
He failed field sobriety tests, and refused a certified chemical test. He was found to be in possession of marijuana. He was
incarcerated. Joseph P. Koynock, 43, a passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of marijuana as well. He was
cited and released at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: SR 19 north of CR 26,Elkhart,IN
9/28/13 3:17 am
Date_Incident
13006122 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On September 28, 2013 at approximately 10:46am, Jazmine Gary, 18, reported being harrassed by an acquaintence, after
receiving harassing text messages and phone calls on September 28, 2013, from 12:14am until 11:01am, while she was at her
residence at 52077 Brookstream Cir Apt M.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 52077 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
9/28/13 12:13 am
Date_Incident
13006116 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 9/27/13 around 9:43pm Johnny Wilson, 24 reported a closet on his property at 54152 Ash Rd. Lot 367 had been vandalized
between 9/26/13 5:00pm and 9/27/13 8:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,OSCEOLA,IN
9/26/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13006141 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter
On September 28th, 2013 at around 3:37 PM Jalethia Black, 22, 21879 SR 120 (Mc Donald's) reported an suspect attempted to
pay for items using counterfeit money on September 28th, 2013 shortly before 3:37 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 21879 SR 120,Bristol,IN
9/28/13 3:37 pm
Date_Incident
13006115 09/27/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 9/27/2013 at approximately 7:57pm an anonymous person reported known suspect breaking into an unoccupied residence
located at 18243 Scarborough Ln, Goshen. It is unknown at this time whether anything was stolen during the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 18243 SCARBOROUGH LN,GOSHEN,IN
9/27/13 7:57 pm
Date_Incident
13006126 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 9/28/2013 at approximately 5:30pm, Kyle Lewis(28) was incarcerated for OWI and resisting law enforcement after being
stopped for a noise ordnance violation in the area of Kershner Ln and Thistle Ct , Elkhart. He refused chemical testing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: Kershner Ln / Broadwood,Elkhart,IN
9/28/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13006126 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 9/28/2013 at approximately 5:30pm, Kyle Lewis(28) was incarcerated for OWI and resisting law enforcement after being
stopped for a noise ordnance violation in the area of Kershner Ln and Thistle Ct , Elkhart. He refused chemical testing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: Kershner Ln / Broadwood,Elkhart,IN
9/28/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13006128 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 9/24/2013 at 7:10PM John Freshour, 43, crashed his vehicle into a utility pole and guard rail at CR 36 west of CR 17. John
Freshour failed standard field sobriety tests and was transported to the Goshen Hospital for treatment. John Freshour was
found to be in possession of a legend drug. The incident is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 36 w CR 17,Goshen,IN
9/28/13 7:10 pm
Date_Incident
13006128 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter
On 9/24/2013 at 7:10PM John Freshour, 43, crashed his vehicle into a utility pole and guard rail at CR 36 west of CR 17. John
Freshour failed standard field sobriety tests and was transported to the Goshen Hospital for treatment. John Freshour was
found to be in possession of a legend drug. The incident is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 36 w CR 17,Goshen,IN
9/28/13 7:10 pm
Date_Incident
13006129 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 09/28/2013 at around 9:00 pm Caryn Webster, 28, an employee with Bashor Children's Home at 62226 CR 15 reported that
two juvenile males were involved in a mutual battery. Caryn Webster reported that neither male sustained visible injuries . Caryn
Webster reported that the incident occurred around 6:45 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
9/28/13 6:45 pm
Date_Incident
13006130 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 9/28/2013 at 9:00pm Patrick Birmele 36, reported he was battered at 12322 Pine Cone Dr. Patrick Birmele was
punched in the left eye. A 16 year old juvenile male was incarcerated at the Juvenile Detention Center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 12322 PINE CONE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
9/28/13 9:01 pm
Date_Incident
13006130 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 9/28/2013 at 9:00pm Patrick Birmele 36, reported he was battered at 12322 Pine Cone Dr. Patrick Birmele was
punched in the left eye. A 16 year old juvenile male was incarcerated at the Juvenile Detention Center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 12322 PINE CONE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
9/28/13 9:01 pm
Date_Incident
13006133 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 9-29-2013 at approximately 7:30 pm, John Quinn Duane Smeltzer, 21, overdosed on alcohol and prescription medications in
an attempt to commit suicide at 808 East Vistula. He was transported to the IU Health Goshen Hospital for medical treatment
and psychological evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 808 East Vistula,Bristol,IN
9/28/13 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
13006135 09/29/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 9/29/13 at 3:00am, Shantell Smith, 29, was discovered to be involved in a two vehicle collision in the parking lot of 23845 US
Hwy 33. Shantell Smith was found to be intoxicated, failing Standard Field Sobriety Testing, and having a Certified BrAC of .22
at 3:48am. Shantell Smith was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 23845 US HWY 33,ELKHART,IN
9/29/13 3:00 am
Date_Incident
13006136 09/29/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 09/29/2013 at approximately 4:08am a 16 year old female reported that a 23 year old male subject touched her in a sexual
manner while she was sleeping at her residence of 53276 Palmetto Drive.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 53276 PALMETTO DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
9/29/13 4:08 am
Date_Incident
13006139 09/29/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On September 29, 2013, at 10:37am, Christy Reyes,38, reported that seats and center console of her gold 2006 Subaru were
cut with an unknown object at 57053 Copper Cove, between 12:00am and 10:30am, on September 29, 2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 57053 Copper Cove,Elkhart,IN
9/29/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13006143 09/29/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter
On 09/29/2013 at around 3:15 pm David Moses,58, of 15896 CR 8, reported that suspects removed a central air conditioner for
a vacant residence he owns at 15970 CR 8. Paul Moses reported that the incident occurred sometime between 09/27/2013 and
09/29/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 15970 CR 8,Bristol,IN
9/27/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
13006145 09/29/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On September 29th, 2013 at around 4:13 PM Thomas Hill, 39, 58490 CR 9 reported that he was punched by a suspct and then
struck by a car during an altercation at the residence on September 29th, 2013 prior to 4:13 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 58490 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
9/29/13 4:13 pm
Date_Incident
13006145 09/29/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On September 29th, 2013 at around 4:13 PM Thomas Hill, 39, 58490 CR 9 reported that he was punched by a suspct and then
struck by a car during an altercation at the residence on September 29th, 2013 prior to 4:13 PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: OVERMYER, JEREMY M,3A260
Incident Location: 58490 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
9/29/13 4:13 pm
Date_Incident
13006131 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 9/28/2013 at approximately 8:27pm Lisa Teague(50) of 23538 Rye Ct. Elkhart, reported a suspect slapped her, head butted
her, and attempted to strike her with a hand mirror. She suffered complaints of pain and a laceration to her hand from the
incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 23538 RYE CT,ELKHART,IN
9/28/13 8:27 pm
Date_Incident
13006150 09/29/2013
Nature of Call: Public Intoxication
Blotter
On 09/29/2013 at approximately 8:06pm, Joshua Pethick (30) was arrested at 25496 North Shore Dr. for Public Intoxication and
Possession of Marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 25496 North Shore DR,Elkhart,IN
9/29/13 7:19 pm
Date_Incident
13006150 09/29/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 09/29/2013 at approximately 8:06pm, Joshua Pethick (30) was arrested at 25496 North Shore Dr. for Public Intoxication and
Possession of Marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 25496 North Shore DR,Elkhart,IN
9/29/13 7:19 pm
Date_Incident
13006132 09/28/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 09-28-2013 at around 10:21 pm, Maria A. Fraire-Salazar reported that her juvenile son left their residence at 113 Walnut
St, Bristol, IN without permission some time between 10:00 pm on 09-27-2013 and 10:00 am on 09-28-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 113 WALNUT ST,BRISTOL,IN
9/27/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13006153 09/30/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 9/30/2013 at around 1:41 am, Michael E Miller, 41, was stopped for traffic violations on Bristol St at Garden St. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a certified chemical breath test with a .18 BrAC result at 2:43 am. He
was incarcerated on a felony charge due to a prior conviction within 5 years.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Bristol St / Baldwin St,Elkhart,IN
9/30/13 1:41 am
Date_Incident

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