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Elkhart County Police Blotter 12-20-13

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, December 20, 2013
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13008033 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/18/2013 at around 1:31 am, Jennifer W. Trovatore, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation at SR 19 south of CR 6. She
was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .10 BrAC result at 2:12am. She was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 6 East of SR 19,Elkhart,IN
12/18/13 1:31 am
Date_Incident
13008051 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 12/18/2013 at approximately 03:50 PM Lisa Rhodes, 31, reported that on 12/17/2013 at approximately 03:45 PM her live in
boyfriend threw an item at her and struck her in the back of the head while at their residence located at 28074 CR 16.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 28074 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
12/17/13 3:45 pm
Date_Incident
13008041 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 12-18-13 at 11:52am, Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a tenant complaint of a disturbance at 2801 Toledo
Rd. Police addressed the tenant with apartment maintenance, and manager, Tracy Williams (44), who reported the tenant as
the source of disturbance. The tenant has a history of angry outbursts when he feels disturbed in or around his apartment, and
is pending eviction.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 2801 TOLEDO RD,ELKHART,IN
12/18/13 11:52 am
Date_Incident
13008043 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter:
On 12/18/2013, at approximately 1:45 pm, Susan M Hamilton (39) reported a child molest case at 25923 Lily Creek Dr. Susan
Hamilton advised an 11 year old female was molested by a grandparent, sometime from 2007 to 2008. The Indiana Department
of Child Services was also notified of the case.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 25923 LILY CREEK DR,ELKHART,IN
1/1/07 12:00 am
Date_Incident
13008047 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
BLOTTER:
ON DEC. 19, 2013 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A BATTERY ON CHILD REPORT TO THE
ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 24792 CR 22,ELKHART,IN
12/18/13 9:15 am
Date_Incident
13008066 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter:
As of 12-18-13 a 14 yr old female has been repeatedly defiant toward teachers and staff at Northridge Middle School , 56691
Northridge Dr, Middlebury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56691 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
12/18/13 1:20 pm
Date_Incident
13008044 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 12-18-13 a possible CHINS was reported to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department, 26861 CR26, Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 57079 CR 35,MIDDLEBURY,IN
12/18/13 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
13008052 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 12-18-2013 around 5:01 PM Bruce A. Demarco, 60, was found to be deceased by police in his residence located at 18336
Dennis Dr. Family had not heard from him in several days and requested a check at his residence. An investigation was
completed by the Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 18336 DENNIS DR,GOSHEN,IN
12/15/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
13008049 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 12-18-2013 at around 3:50 PM Mark Quick, 50 of 23903 Cole St reported he had located his 74 year old father ,Gilbert
Quick Jr of 23896 Cole St, deceased. A death investigation was completed by the Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 23896 COLE ST,ELKHART,IN
12/17/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13008057 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 12-18-2013 at around 10:08 pm, Mackenzie D. Hunley, 18 of Goshen, reported that he wanted to turn himself in for
possession synthetic marijuana while on probation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 15625 CR 44,GOSHEN,IN
12/18/13 10:08 pm
Date_Incident
13008060 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/19/2013 at around 3:27 am, Jennifer R. Freel, 36, was stopped for a traffic violation at SR 19 North of Windsor Ave,
Elkhart. She was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and refused a chemical breath test around 4:17am. She
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 19 North of Windsor Ave.,Elkhart,IN
12/19/13 3:27 am
Date_Incident
13008063 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12/19/2013 at around 6:43 am, Aaron Stafford, 18 of 23695 Hidden River Dr, reported a vehicle colliding with his vehicle and
leaving the scene while they were both at 51703 Packard Dr. At the time of the crash the vehicle of Aaron Stafford was parked
in the parking lot and the crash caused it to strike another parked vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 51703 Packard Dr,Middlebury,IN
12/19/13 6:43 am
Date_Incident
13008045 12/18/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 12-18-2013 at around 2:00 PM Ashley Scarlett, 22, of 58583 Norway Ln reported that her 32 year old ex boyfriend used her
debit card information to purchase services from Verizon Wireless in the amount of $87.10 without her permission. The ex
boyfriend used the debit card information on 12-18-2013 to make the purchases.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 59583 NORWAY Lane,ELKHART,IN
2/18/13 8:00 am
Date_Incident
13008068 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 12/19/2013 at around 10:39 am, Richard Laverns, 66 of 54974 CR 27, reported his business received 4 fraudulent checks
from November to December of 2013 from a company based out of Uganda. Richard Laverns had shipped merchandise to the
company and later found that the checks used to purchase the merchandise were fraudulent.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 54974 CR 27,Bristol,IN
12/19/13 10:39 am
Date_Incident
13008070 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
blotter:
On 12-19-2013 at 1:31 PM an associate of the Walmart store located at 30830 Old US 20 reported that Tiffany Green, 25 and
Crystal Plantz, 30, were in custody after they were observed attempting to shoplift items from the store. Tiffany Green was cited
into court for criminal conversion after she attempted to steal a Furby. Crystal Plantz was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail
on the charge of theft after she attempted to steal clothing, dolls, and a Furby.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
12/19/13 12:43 pm
Date_Incident
13008070 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
blotter:
On 12-19-2013 at 1:31 PM an associate of the Walmart store located at 30830 Old US 20 reported that Tiffany Green, 25 and
Crystal Plantz, 30, were in custody after they were observed attempting to shoplift items from the store. Tiffany Green was cited
into court for criminal conversion after she attempted to steal a Furby. Crystal Plantz was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail
on the charge of theft after she attempted to steal clothing, dolls, and a Furby.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
12/19/13 12:43 pm
Date_Incident
13008071 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On December 19, 2013 around 1:55 pm, Jennifer Peterson, 41 of 59071 Hoover Ave, reported that a 43 year old known male
stole a debit card out of a vehicle that was parked in her driveway between 8:00pm on December 17th and 1:30 am on
December 18th. The known 43 year old male then used the card to withdrawl $60 from an ATM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 59071 Hoover Ave,Elkhart,IN
12/17/13 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
13008075 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
blotter:
On December 19, 2013 around 4:15 pm, Arlene Davis, 49, 57858 Ellis St, reported sometime between 7:20 am and 3:45 pm, a
subject entered her residence and took a gaming system, laptop and digital camera.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 57858 ELLIS ST,ELKHART,IN
12/19/13 7:20 am
Date_Incident
13008085 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 12/19/2013, around 10:32pm Tiffany L Belcher, 25, was stopped for traffic violations on CR 6 west of CR 113, the vehicle
she was driving was found to be stolen and she as arrested and incarcerated for possession of stolen property. The right front
seat passenger, DAvid Mendez, 27, was found to have a valid warrant for his arrest and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 6 west of CR 113,Elkhart,IN
12/19/13 10:32 pm
Date_Incident
13008086 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 12/20/2013 at approximately 12:00am, Tomas Rivera-Duran (23), was stopped for traffic violations on US 33 at the
intersection of Chicago Ave. in Goshen. Tomas Rivera-Duran failed Standardized field sobriety tests and provided a certified
breath sample of .11 BrAC at approximately 1:26am. Tomas Rivera-Duran was arrested for Operating while intoxicated and
Never Receiving a license on US 33 south of CR 28. Tomas Rivera-Duran was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: US 33 south CR 28,Goshen,IN
12/19/13 11:50 pm
Date_Incident
13008086 12/19/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12/20/2013 at approximately 12:00am, Tomas Rivera-Duran (23), was stopped for traffic violations on US 33 at the
intersection of Chicago Ave. in Goshen. Tomas Rivera-Duran failed Standardized field sobriety tests and provided a certified
breath sample of .11 BrAC at approximately 1:26am. Tomas Rivera-Duran was arrested for Operating while intoxicated and
Never Receiving a license on US 33 south of CR 28. Tomas Rivera-Duran was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: US 33 south CR 28,Goshen,IN
12/19/13 11:50 pm
Date_Incident

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