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Elkhart County Police Blotter 11/08/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, November 8, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13007013 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Arson : Single Occupancy Residential
Blotter
On 11/6/2013 at around 4:37 am, Delores Reitz (59), 27268 CR 20, reported suspicious activity and a possible fire at 27306 CR
20. The fire at the residence is currently under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 27306 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
11/6/13 4:30 am
Date_Incident
13007013 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 11/6/2013 at around 4:37 am, Delores Reitz (59), 27268 CR 20, reported suspicious activity and a possible fire at 27306 CR
20. The fire at the residence is currently under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 27306 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
11/6/13 4:30 am
Date_Incident
13007016 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On 11/6/2013 at 5:15am, Justin L Weaver(26) reported at the business of Millennium Custom Paint at 57755 Holiday Place,
someone stole several tv', radios, buffers, tools, and sanders. The burglary occurred between 11/5/13, 3:00pm and 11/6/13,
4:25am. The north door to the business was found open when an employee arrived at work.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 57755 HOLIDAY PLACE,ELKHART,IN
11/5/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007014 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/7/2013 at approximately 7:00am, a 73 year old male drove over various pieces of fire fighting equipment at a ongoing
crime scene at 27306 CR 20, interfering with firefighters abilities to perform their duties.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 27306 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
11/6/13 5:50 am
Date_Incident
13007019 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 11-06-2013 at around 10:40am, at 59117 Minuteman Way, three juvenile females were found to have smoked synthetic
marijuana in the restroom in the business hallway. One juvenile female was found in Possession of Synthetic Marijuana. The
three juvenile females were all later released to the custody of there parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MATTESON, RICHARD,3A210
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,ELKAHRT,IN
11/6/13 10:40 am
Date_Incident
13007019 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11-06-2013 at around 10:40am, at 59117 Minuteman Way, three juvenile females were found to have smoked synthetic
marijuana in the restroom in the business hallway. One juvenile female was found in Possession of Synthetic Marijuana. The
three juvenile females were all later released to the custody of there parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MATTESON, RICHARD,3A210
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,ELKAHRT,IN
11/6/13 10:40 am
Date_Incident
13007017 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 11/06/2013 at approximately 8:00am, April Plummer (42), 30434 Meadow Brook Ln, reported a theft from multiple vehicles in
her residence's driveway. All of the vehicles were unlocked prior to the theft. Various items were taken from the vehicles and no
damage to any of the vehicles was reported.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 30434 S Meadow Brook Lane,Elkhart,IN
11/5/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13007018 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 11/06/2013 at approximately 10:50am, Lyn Tavernier (44), 54718 Country Manor Pl., reported a theft from a vehicle parked
in the driveway of her residence. The vehicle was left unlocked between the hours of 6:00pm 11/5/2013 and 9:30am, during
which time the theft occurred. Various items were taken from the vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 54718 COUNTRY MANOR PLACE,ELKHART
11/5/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007031 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter
On November 6, 2013 around 7:08 pm, Trana Holman, 38, 30991 Riverbend Cir reported her 17 year old son was being
incorrigible, trying to pick a fight with her after she came home to deal with him after he was fighting with his sister.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 30991 RIVERBEND CIRCLE,OSCEOLA,IN
11/6/13 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007032 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 11-06-2013 around 9:48 P.M. Enrigue Cazares 39, called to report his 17 year old son had hit his mother (Ivonne
Fernandez) in the face several times with a closed fist causing her pain and redness, Elkhart County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: 54273 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
11/6/13 9:50 pm
Date_Incident
13007023 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 11-06-13 at 12:59pm, Elkhart County Sheriff's Deputies investigated employee threats that occurred at Ameri-Kart located at
17196 SR 120 in Bristol.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 17196 SR 120,Bristol,IN
11/6/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13007023 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 11-06-13 at 12:59pm, Elkhart County Sheriff's Deputies investigated employee threats that occurred at Ameri-Kart located at
17196 SR 120 in Bristol.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 17196 SR 120,Bristol,IN
11/6/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13007028 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Opium / Cocaine
Blotter:
On 11-6-2013 at 3:11 PM Jose Miller, 41, reported that at an unknown time on 11-3-2013 he located a bag containing items
related to the manufacture of methamphetamine, including lithium battery strippings, coffee filters, and an HCl generator, just
east of the residence located at 12156 CR 4.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 12156 CR 4,MIDDLEBURY,IN
11/3/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007022 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 11/06/2013 at approximately 1:40pm, Suzanne Davis (54), 52740 Ash Rd., reported fraudulent activity on her credit card. On
10/23/2013, Suzanne Davis was informed that an unknown person had used her debit card information to make a purchase at a
Walmart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 52740 ASH RD,GRANGER,IN
10/23/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007024 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 11/06/2013 at about 2:04 pm, Rina Rajpura, 26, 23655 Cedar Knoll Cir., reported that on 11/06/2013 between 9:00 am and
2:00 pm, a suspect used a tax warrant scam to defraud her of $6040.00. The suspect received the funds using Green Dot
cards.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 23655 CEDAR KNOLL Circle,ELKHART,IN
11/6/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13007034 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11-06-2013 around 11:08 P.M. Joseph E Stewart 32, was stopped in the area of Bristol St. West of Osolo Rd. for a traffic
violation. It was found Joseph E. Stewart was in possession of a controlled substance, 1 gram of methamphetamine, drug
paraphernalia, and his driving status was suspended-prior and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Bristol St. West of Osolo Rd.,Elkhart,IN
11/6/13 11:08 pm
Date_Incident
13007034 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 11-06-2013 around 11:08 P.M. Joseph E Stewart 32, was stopped in the area of Bristol St. West of Osolo Rd. for a traffic
violation. It was found Joseph E. Stewart was in possession of a controlled substance, 1 gram of methamphetamine, drug
paraphernalia, and his driving status was suspended-prior and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Bristol St. West of Osolo Rd.,Elkhart,IN
11/6/13 11:08 pm
Date_Incident
13007034 11/06/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 11-06-2013 around 11:08 P.M. Joseph E Stewart 32, was stopped in the area of Bristol St. West of Osolo Rd. for a traffic
violation. It was found Joseph E. Stewart was in possession of a controlled substance, 1 gram of methamphetamine, drug
paraphernalia, and his driving status was suspended-prior and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Bristol St. West of Osolo Rd.,Elkhart,IN
11/6/13 11:08 pm
Date_Incident
13007035 11/07/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11-07-2013 at approximately 1:55am Michael Blessing, 49 reported that on 11-06-2013 at an unknown time his 51 year old
ex wife violated an order of protection by coming to his residence, located at 2 Shore Manor Dr, Bristol, while his 21 year old son
was there.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 2 Shore Manor DR,Bristol,IN
11/7/13 1:55 am
Date_Incident
13007037 11/07/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
blotter:
On 11-07-2013 at around 3:51 am, Glen A. Miller, 54 of 50636 CR 15, reported that his house was burglarized with a guitar
and some hand tools stolen. Glen Miller reported that the incident occurred sometime between 2:45 pm on 11-06-2013 and
3:51 am 11-07-2013. Glen Miller reported that he believed the suspect entered through an unlocked door.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 50636 CR 15,ELKHART,IN
11/6/13 2:45 pm
Date_Incident
13007046 11/07/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 11/7/2013, at approximately 12:15 pm, Wendy S Hahn (34) reported a theft at 22465 CR 104. Wendy Hahn stated a snow
blade was stolen from the driveway of the residence, sometime between 10:45 am and 11:15 am that morning.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 22465 CR 104,ELKHART,IN
11/7/13 10:45 am
Date_Incident
13007047 11/07/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 11-07-13 at 10:53am, Gregory Stump (50) for Elkhart County 4-H Fair Grounds, 17746 CR 34, reported one of their storage
buildings was entered forcefully through the siding between 3:00pm on 10-29-13 and 10:00am on 11-07-13. Four truck batteries
were stolen off of two trucks in the building, and their cables were cut off.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 17746 CR 34,GOSHEN,IN
10/29/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007062 11/07/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/7/2013 at around 7:40pm, Scott Fietzek, 45, 54305 Silver St., was found deceased at his residence. The Elkhart County
Sheriff's Department is conducting the investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 54305 SILVER STREET,ELKHART,IN
11/7/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13007066 11/07/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11/07/2013 at around 11:55 pm, Thomas A. Harvey, 30, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 13 South of CR
18, Elkhart. He was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and refused a chemical breath test around 12:56 A.M. It
was found Thomas A. Harvey has a prior conviction for operating while intoxicated he was incarcerated for a felony OWI.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 13 South of CR 18,Elkhart,IN
11/7/13 11:55 pm
Date_Incident
13007042 11/07/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 11/7/2013 at approximately 8:00am, Donnie Kaomixay (24), 2801 Toledo Rd Apt 919, reported a burglary from his residence.
The unknown suspects entered the residence between 11/6/2013 at approximately 10:30pm and 11/7/2013 at 7:10am and
removed a firearm from the residence. There were no signs of forced entry to the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,Elkhart,IN
11/6/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13007067 11/08/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11/08/2013 at 1:07am, Juan Valdez, 26, was stopped for traffic violations in the area of CR 17 and CR 10. Juan Valdez was
found to be intoxicated, failing three part Standard Field Sobriety Testing, and having a certified BrAC of .11 at 2:35am. Juan
Valdez was discovered to have Never Received a License with a prior conviction , had a license status of Suspended-Prior, and
operated while intoxicated and he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 17 NORTH CR 10,ELKHART,IN
11/8/13 1:07 am
Date_Incident
13007067 11/08/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/08/2013 at 1:07am, Juan Valdez, 26, was stopped for traffic violations in the area of CR 17 and CR 10. Juan Valdez was
found to be intoxicated, failing three part Standard Field Sobriety Testing, and having a certified BrAC of .11 at 2:35am. Juan
Valdez was discovered to have Never Received a License with a prior conviction , had a license status of Suspended-Prior, and
operated while intoxicated and he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 17 NORTH CR 10,ELKHART,IN
11/8/13 1:07 am
Date_Incident
13007067 11/08/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/08/2013 at 1:07am, Juan Valdez, 26, was stopped for traffic violations in the area of CR 17 and CR 10. Juan Valdez was
found to be intoxicated, failing three part Standard Field Sobriety Testing, and having a certified BrAC of .11 at 2:35am. Juan
Valdez was discovered to have Never Received a License with a prior conviction , had a license status of Suspended-Prior, and
operated while intoxicated and he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 17 NORTH CR 10,ELKHART,IN
11/8/13 1:07 am
Date_Incident

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