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Elkhart County Police Blotter 11/18/13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, November 18, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13007226 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On November 15, 2013 at approximately 1:30am, Jimmy Kagondu, 26, was stopped on Benham Ave, south of Hively Ave for a
traffic violation. Jimmy Kagondu failed field sobriety tests and had a certified chemical breath test with a result of .21 BrAC at
2:41 am. Jimmy Kagondu was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: Hively Ave east Benham Ave,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 1:30 am
Date_Incident
13007229 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013 at around 7:18 am, Dennis Rogers, 65 of 28778 Lark St, reported his business Rogers Truck Repair had vehicle
batteries stolen sometime between 9:00 pm on 11-14-2013 and 7:00 am on 11-15-2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 54020 Violet Rd,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 7:18 am
Date_Incident
13007232 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11-15-2013 at approximately 8:36am Margratha Nawrocki (58), an employee with the Department of Child Services, located
at 300 North Michigan St reported that they received a threatening email from a grandparent of children that were placed in
protective custody. The grandparent commented in the email that she was going to remove the children from protective custody
with or without assistance.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 300 NORTH MICHIGAN ST,SOUTH BEND,IN
11/15/13 8:36 am
Date_Incident
13007233 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013, at approximately 9:56 am, Eric M Grant (52) reported a fraud case at 22418 Pine Arbor Dr. Eric Grant stated
three unauthorized charges totalling $305.44 were made to his Teacher's Credit Union debit card on 11/13/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 22418 PINE ARBOR DR,ELKHART,IN
11/13/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13007230 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013 at approximately 8:17am, Kimberly Bell (48), 30452 Tower Rd., reported crashing into a maroon Pontiac Grand
Am while traveling north on Ash Rd. at the intersection of Elsie Ave. The vehicle struck by Kimberly Bell's vehicle failed to stop
after the collision.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: Ash Rd. / Elsie Ave,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 8:08 am
Date_Incident
13007231 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013 at around 8:07 am, Megan Burks, 33 reported her purse stolen from her vehicle overnight between 11:15 pm on
11-14-2013 and 8:00 am on 11-15-2013 from her driveway 56294 Primrose Cir.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 56294 Primrose Circle,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 8:07 am
Date_Incident
13007236 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013, at approximately 11:45 am, Community Corrections Officers discovered a 24 year old male inmate in
possession of possible synthetic marijuana at Elkhart County Community Corrections, 201 N Cottage Ave. The incident is under
investigation by the Elkhart County Sheriffs Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 201 N Cottage Av,Goshen,IN
11/15/13 11:45 am
Date_Incident
13007237 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013 at approximately 1:57pm, Stephanie Green(40) of 50690 Donna St. Elkhart, reported her identity being used to
purchase $172.26 worth of utilities that she did not authorize. The charges were accrued sometime between 2/2013 to 10/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 2925 Mallow ST,Elkhart,IN
2/1/13 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13007240 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013 at around 5:00 pm Patty Ross, 46, of 57071 County Road 17, reported unknown suspects entered her residence
through an unlocked door. Patty Ross reported that subjects took possession of $600 and prescription medication. Patty Ross
reported that the incident occurred on 11/15/2013 between 02:55 pm and 3:30 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 57071 CR 17,GOSHEN,IN
11/15/13 2:55 pm
Date_Incident
13007243 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013 a 51 year old female suspect was found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana at her residence at 116 Myrtle
St Elkhart, IN by a Probation home visit. Charges are pending lab testing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 116 MYRTLE ST,ELKHART,IN
11/15/13 5:31 pm
Date_Incident
13007244 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Attempted Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 11-15-2013 James Creswell, 48, of 29705 Florida Ave Elkhart, Indiana, reported that at around between 10:30 PM and 10:45
PM on 11-14-2013 he was awakened by a noise at the front door to his residence. James Creswell advised that he told the
subject at the door to leave. James Creswell observed a subject leaving from his property towards Florida Ave . James
Creswell investigated and discovered tool marks and damage to his door jamb and latch plate to his locked door. Entry was not
gained to the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CULP, MICHAEL D,3A221
Incident Location: 29705 FLORIDA AVE,ELKHART,IN
11/14/13 10:30 pm
Date_Incident
13007234 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/15/2013 at approximately 10:54am, Michael Stout (52), 58903 CR 3, reported he overheard a threatnening phone call.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 58903 CR 3,Elkhart,IN
11/14/13 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007256 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11-15-2013 at approximately 11:00am a wallet containing information for Julia Callejas Rodriguez,33 and Juan Guillen,34
was found in the wooded area behind 4006 Shawnee Dr by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department. According to the
information found both Julia Callejas Rodriguez and Juan Guillen resided at 1605 Harrison Ridge Ln, but the current resident
there had not heard of them so the wallet was entered into evidence at the Elkhart County Sheriff 's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 4006 SHAWNEE DR,GOSHEN,IN
11/15/13 11:00 am
Date_Incident
13007245 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter
On 11/15/2013 at 7:05PM Dennis Winters, 24, reported that 2 window air conditioner units were stolen from an unsecured area
of his front porch of 27751 A Ct Elkhart IN between 2:00PM and 7:05PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 27751 A CT,ELKHART,IN
11/15/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007252 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-15-2013 at approximately 11:31 pm, Robert Newcomb, 32, was stopped in the area of CR 16 and Ash Road for a traffic
violation. Robert Newcomb failed a field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical breath test, which showed him to have a BrAC
of .13 at 12:12am. It was also found Robert Newcomb was in possession of .5 grams of cocaine, and 3 1/2 pills of hydrocodone
a controlled substance, and that he lied as to who he was during the investigation. Robert Newcomb was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 16 east of Ash Road,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 11:31 pm
Date_Incident
13007252 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11-15-2013 at approximately 11:31 pm, Robert Newcomb, 32, was stopped in the area of CR 16 and Ash Road for a traffic
violation. Robert Newcomb failed a field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical breath test, which showed him to have a BrAC
of .13 at 12:12am. It was also found Robert Newcomb was in possession of .5 grams of cocaine, and 3 1/2 pills of hydrocodone
a controlled substance, and that he lied as to who he was during the investigation. Robert Newcomb was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 16 east of Ash Road,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 11:31 pm
Date_Incident
13007252 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Opium / Cocaine
Blotter:
On 11-15-2013 at approximately 11:31 pm, Robert Newcomb, 32, was stopped in the area of CR 16 and Ash Road for a traffic
violation. Robert Newcomb failed a field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical breath test, which showed him to have a BrAC
of .13 at 12:12am. It was also found Robert Newcomb was in possession of .5 grams of cocaine, and 3 1/2 pills of hydrocodone
a controlled substance, and that he lied as to who he was during the investigation. Robert Newcomb was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 16 east of Ash Road,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 11:31 pm
Date_Incident
13007252 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 11-15-2013 at approximately 11:31 pm, Robert Newcomb, 32, was stopped in the area of CR 16 and Ash Road for a traffic
violation. Robert Newcomb failed a field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical breath test, which showed him to have a BrAC
of .13 at 12:12am. It was also found Robert Newcomb was in possession of .5 grams of cocaine, and 3 1/2 pills of hydrocodone
a controlled substance, and that he lied as to who he was during the investigation. Robert Newcomb was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 16 east of Ash Road,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 11:31 pm
Date_Incident
13007253 11/16/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-16-2013 at approximately 12:24 am, Jason Neiswender, 34, was stopped for traffic violations in the area of SR 19 and
Lusher. He failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical breath test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .08 at 1:08 am.
He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: SR 19 north of CR 16,Elkhart,IN
11/16/13 12:24 am
Date_Incident
13007255 11/16/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11/16/2013 at 2:34am, Steven Glick, 29, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 44 west of CR 37. Steven Glick was found
to be intoxicated after failing standard field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .09
at 3:33am. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 44 WEST CR 37,MILLERSBURG,IN
11/16/13 2:34 am
Date_Incident
13007255 11/16/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/16/2013 at 2:34am, Steven Glick, 29, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 44 west of CR 37. Steven Glick was found
to be intoxicated after failing standard field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .09
at 3:33am. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 44 WEST CR 37,MILLERSBURG,IN
11/16/13 2:34 am
Date_Incident
13007254 11/16/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 11/16/2013 around 1:10am an unknown suspect crashed into a parked vehicle in front of 28878 Driftwood Dr and left the
scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 28878 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
11/16/13 1:12 am
Date_Incident
13007246 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 11-15-2013 at around 7:09pm, Christine Glover, 51, 52075 Del Rue Dr., reported someone cut a fence on her property.
Michael Masten, 67, 52314 CR 5, also had reported someone had cut his fence too. This occurred sometime on 11-14-2013
and 11-15-2013 at around 5:30pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 52314 CR 5,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
13007249 11/15/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter:
On 11-15-2013 at approximately 9:06 PM Scott L. Imbro, 21, was cited into court on the charge of criminal conversion after he
attempted to steal a case of beer from the Walmart store located at 30830 Old US 20.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
11/15/13 8:50 pm
Date_Incident
13007261 11/16/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 11/16/2013, at approximately 4:25pm, Roger Arnett, 48, 30023 CR 12, Elkhart, reported that between 11/14/2013 at 12:00
pm on 11/16/2013 at 4:25 pm,, a suspect entered his garage by unlocking a locked entry door by an unknown means and stole
multiple hand tools, automotive equipment, and a lawn mower.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 30023 CR 12,ELKHART,IN
11/14/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007262 11/16/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 11/16/2013, at approximately 5:28pm, Erick Trombly, 26, 54270 CR 8, reported that between July of 2013 and November of
2013, a suspect violated State and Federal wire tap laws by audio recording him without his knowledge.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 54270 CR 8,MIDDLEBURY,IN
7/1/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007272 11/17/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-17-2013 around 3:28 am, Louis B. Marsh, 37 of Elkhart, crashed his vehicle at the intersection of CR 18 and CR 13
when he failed to travel at an appropriately reduced speed due to the weather and he slid through the stop sign into a concrete
barricade on the north side of the intersection. Louis B. Marsh failed standardized field sobriety tests, and submitted to a
certified chemical test at approximately 5:09 am and the result was .13 BrAC. Louis Marsh was incarcerated for operating a
vehicle while intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: CR 18 / CR 13,ELKHART,IN
11/17/13 3:28 am
Date_Incident
13007274 11/17/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 11-17-2013 at approximately 4:00 am, Marcus Rider, 25, was stopped in the area of Flicker and Sequoia for traffic violations .
He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .10 at 4:50 am. The charge is a
felony due to a prior OWI conviction within the past 5 years. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 13 south of CR 18,Elkhart,IN
11/17/13 4:00 am
Date_Incident
13007271 11/17/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On November 17, 2013 at approximately 3:24am, Kyle Lyons, 24, was stopped on Old US HWY 33, west of SR 19 for a
improper turn at an intersection. Kyle Lyons was found to be driving while suspended - prior, failed field sobriety tests and had a
certified chemical breath test with a result of .09 BRAC. Kyle Lyons was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: OLD US HWY 33 WEST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
11/17/13 3:24 am
Date_Incident
13007271 11/17/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On November 17, 2013 at approximately 3:24am, Kyle Lyons, 24, was stopped on Old US HWY 33, west of SR 19 for a
improper turn at an intersection. Kyle Lyons was found to be driving while suspended - prior, failed field sobriety tests and had a
certified chemical breath test with a result of .09 BRAC. Kyle Lyons was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: OLD US HWY 33 WEST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
11/17/13 3:24 am
Date_Incident
13007257 11/16/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 11/16/2013 at around 12:35 pm, a 28 year old inmate of the Elkhart County Community Corrections Center was found to be
in possession of 10.5 grams of synthetic marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,Goshen,IN
11/16/13 12:35 pm
Date_Incident
13007258 11/16/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 11/16/2013 at around 12:55 pm a 34 year old inmate of the Elkhart County Community Corrections Center was found in
possession of synthetic marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,Goshen,IN
11/16/13 12:55 pm
Date_Incident
13007281 11/17/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 11/17/2013 at around 6:10 pm Edward Overholt, 42, reported that while operating his Ford Explorer on State Road 13, south
of County Road 20 he was rear ended by a dark colored mini-van. Eward Overholt reported that the white male operating the
mini-van left the scene heading eastbound on County Road 20. Edward Overholt reported rear end damge to his 2013 Ford
Explorer. Edward Overholt reported that dark colored mini-van sustained front end damage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 59000 SR 13,MIDDLEBURY,IN
11/17/13 6:10 pm
Date_Incident
13007284 11/17/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 11/17/2013, at approximately 8:00pm, Hector Gallegos, 18, 17643 Bentwood Dr, reported that he found his 11 year old
brother, Jeremy Gallegos deceased in the basement of the residence. This incident is under further investigation by the
Sheriff's Department and Coroner's office.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 17643 BENTWOOD DR,GOSHEN,IN
11/17/13 7:50 pm
Date_Incident

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