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Elkhart County Sheriff's Blotter 12-12-13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, December 12, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13007818 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12-10-13 at around 9am, a 14 year old juvenile male was found to be truant from Concord High School located at 59117
Minuteman Way. The juvenile has missed 20 days of school in fall semester of 2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MATTESON, RICHARD,3A210
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,ELKAHRT,IN
12/10/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13007819 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12-10-2013 at around 10:30am, a 16 year old juvenile was found to be a truant student from Concord Community Schools
located at 59117 Minuteman Way.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MATTESON, RICHARD,3A210
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,ELKAHRT,IN
12/10/13 10:30 am
Date_Incident
13007821 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 12/10/2013 at approximately 10:58 am, Debra Stotts (51), of 22735 SR 119, reported that suspect(s) fraudulently stole
$5,000 from Debra Stotts, 77, following a phone scam where they identified themselves as a "prize winning committee."
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 22735 SR 119,GOSHEN,IN
12/9/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007825 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter
On 12/10/2013 at approximately 02:16 PM Sandra Hempel, 34, took a Keurig coffee maker from the Walmart store located at
30830 Old US 20 and attempted to leave past all points of sale without paying. Sandra Hempel apprehended by Walmart staff
and was cited for Conversion and released from the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
12/10/13 2:10 pm
Date_Incident
13007829 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 12/10/2013 Joseph Mendoza, 39 reported theft of his 130 pills from his bag at work at Mor Ryde at 23208 Cooper Dr.
The incident took place on 12/6/2013 around 9:00am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 23208 Cooper,Elkhart,IN
12/6/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
13007820 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12/102/2013, around 2:00pm the Elkhart County Emergency Service Unit meet at 26861 CR 26 to serve a search warrant
for the DEA ,ATF and ICE Unit in Elkhart County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: 917 CASSOPOLIS ST,ELKHART,IN
12/10/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13007824 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
BLOTTER
On 12/10/2013 at 3:30 p.m., Corliss Bufkin, 53, advised on 11/06/13 at 1:37 p.m., unknown suspect(s) made an unauthorized
online purchase using an account located at 25367 North Shore Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 25367 nORTH sHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
11/6/13 1:37 pm
Date_Incident
13007827 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On December 10, 2013 around 3:03 pm, Danielle Miller, 34, 56143 Farm House Dr, reported her 15 year old daughter had a
outburst and destroyed her room, putting a hole in the wall and knocking property around.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 56143 FARMHOUSE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
12/10/13 3:03 pm
Date_Incident
13007835 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On December 10, 2013 around 6:55 pm, Richard Fireline, 42, an employee of Elkhart Community Corrections, 201 N Cottage,
reported a resident possessed a substance that was possibly synthetic marijuana. The substance will be processed to
determine the nature of the substance.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOSHEN,IN
12/10/13 6:55 pm
Date_Incident
13007839 12/11/2013
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 12-11-2013 at approximately 12:29 am, Jason Wagers, 31, reported that his 15 year old step son left home and did not
return home without permission. He reported the incident occurred on 12-10-2013 at about 3:30 pm from 52167 CR 5. The
juvenile was located at a residence about a 1/4 mile away.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 52167 CR 5,ELKHART,IN
12/10/13 3:30 pm
Date_Incident
13007831 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 12-10-2013 at 4:02 PM Billy Lemons Jr, 52, reported that on the same date between 4:30 AM and 2:30 PM a suspect used
unknown means to gain entry to his residence located at 56609 Best Ave and steal a laptop and two guitar amplifiers.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 56609 BEST AVE,ELKHART,IN
12/10/13 4:30 am
Date_Incident
13007834 12/10/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 12-10-2013 at 6:15 PM a traffic stop was initiated in the area of Nappanee St north of Lusher Ave after a vehicle failed to
signal its turn. Suspected synthetic marijuana was located inside of the vehicle and the investigation is ongoing pending
laboratory test results.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: Nappanee St N Lusher Ave,Elkhart,IN
12/10/13 6:15 pm
Date_Incident
13007851 12/11/2013
Nature of Call: NON-REPORTABLE OFFENSES
Blotter
On Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 9:15am, Ernest Kelly, a 21 year old male who resides at 2801 Toledo Rd, Apartment 516
attempted suicide by placing a cable wire around his neck to hang himself. He was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for
evaluation. He was then taken to Eppworth Center in South Bend for a 24hr evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,ELKHART,IN
12/11/13 9:15 am
Date_Incident
13007858 12/11/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 12/11/13 around 12:44am C/O Richard Fireline, 42 of 201 N Cottage Ave reported finding possible Synthetic Marijuana at
the Work Release Center. The synthetic marijuana was found in one of the bathrooms at the Work Release Center around
10:20am on 12/11/13.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOHSEN,IN
12/11/13 10:20 am
Date_Incident
13007870 12/11/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 12/11/2013 at approximately 8:37pm, Gypsy Blodgett(22) was arrested for theft of multiple personal care items and hand
tools from Walmart located at 30830 Old US Hwy 20, Elkhart IN after being apprehended by Walmart's loss prevention
associates and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,Elkhart,IN
12/11/13 8:21 pm
Date_Incident
13007874 12/12/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12-12-2013 at approximately 4:04 am, Dustin King, 25, was stopped in the area of CR 20 and Ash Road for a traffic
violation. He was found to have an Indiana Operator's License status of Habitual Traffic Violator (5 year status). He was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 20 at Ash Road,Elkhart,IN
12/12/13 4:04 am
Date_Incident

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