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Elkhart County Police Blotter 1-2-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, January 2, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
13008286 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 12-31-2013 at approximately 5:00 am, Elizabeth Ginther, 22, reported that her 2001 Ford Taurus was stolen from her
residence at 51263 CR 35 between 7:30 pm and 2:00 am. She provided suspect information. Elizabeth Ginther contacted
police an hour later and declined to file charges for the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 51263 CR 35,Middlebury,IN
12/30/13 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
13008289 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Theft Of Bicycles
Blotter:
On 12/31/2013 at around 9:30am, Araceli Lima, 41, of 56667 Christopher Ln, reported that two bicycles were stolen from her
shed, located in her backyard, between 10:00pm on 12/30/2013 and 9:00am on 12/31/2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 56667 CHRISTOPHER Lane,ELKHART,IN
12/30/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13008295 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 12-31-2013 at 4:41 PM Charles E. Kidder, 32, reported that on the same date at the same time he located a loaded
handgun in the parking lot located at 23714 US 33. The handgun was seized by the Sheriff Department pending the location of
the owner.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 23714 US 33,ELKHART,IN
12/31/13 4:31 pm
Date_Incident
13008291 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 12-31-2013 at about 12:50 pm Bryon Niswonger, 47 reported his 18 year old son was missing from their residence and was
thought to have been consuming alcoholic beverages at 51152 CR 109. During a welfare check by police the 18 year old was
found to be under the influence of alcoholic beverages and he was cited and released at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 51152 CR 109,ELKHART,IN
12/31/13 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
13008290 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 12-31-13 at 11:34am, Julie Gaspar (50) reported an open door of a pole building at 21750 State Line Rd. James Hargrove
Jr (63) determined the door was damaged by force between 1:30pm on 12-29-13 and 11:00pm on 12-30-13, inventory of the
building is pending.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 21750 STATE LINE RD,BRISTOL,IN
12/29/13 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
13008296 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 12/31/2013 at approximately 04:28 PM James Hughey, 57, reported that on 12/28/2013 at approximately 10:00 PM a
suspect threw an item over the fence of his back yard located at 53631 Pheasant Ridge Dr., which damaged his winter pool
liner. James Hughey also reported the suspects removed lights from his fence and threw them on the ground.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 53631 PHEASANT RIDGE DR,BRISTOL,IN
12/28/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13008297 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 12/31/2013 at approximately 05:13 PM Janice Braun, 55, reported that on 12/31/2013 at approximately 05:13 PM a female
suspect rear-ended her Toyota Camry with a white Ford Mustang at the intersection of CR 4 and CR 11, while she was stopped
to make a left turn. The white Mustang fled the scene prior to making a police report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: CR 4/CR 11,ELKHART,IN
12/31/13 5:13 pm
Date_Incident
14000004 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 12/31/2013 at around 11:21pm, Elliot Keller, 18, Emily Neild, 20, Kelsey Kilmer, 19, and Zachary Herington, 20, were found
to have consumed an alcoholic beverage while being under the age of 21, at 60726 Creekstone Ct. Lynnsey Rumble, 21, was
found having furnished alcoholic beverages to minors. Elliot Keller, Emily Neild, Kelsey Kilmer, Zachary Herington, and Lynnsey
Rumble were cited and released at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 60726 CREEKSTONE CT,GOSHEN,IN
12/31/13 11:21 pm
Date_Incident
14000004 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 12/31/2013 at around 11:21pm, Elliot Keller, 18, Emily Neild, 20, Kelsey Kilmer, 19, and Zachary Herington, 20, were found
to have consumed an alcoholic beverage while being under the age of 21, at 60726 Creekstone Ct. Lynnsey Rumble, 21, was
found having furnished alcoholic beverages to minors. Elliot Keller, Emily Neild, Kelsey Kilmer, Zachary Herington, and Lynnsey
Rumble were cited and released at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 60726 CREEKSTONE CT,GOSHEN,IN
12/31/13 11:21 pm
Date_Incident
14000001 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 12-31-2013 at approximately 11:47 pm, Autumn Wimmer, 25, reported that she was battered and confined by her boyfriend,
Nathan Belcher, 28, at their residence at 56721 27th Street. Autumn Wimmer sustained redness and swelling to her head and
arm. This occurred in front of their 1.5 year old daughter. Nathan Belcher was also found to be in possession of drug
paraphernalia. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 56721 27TH STREET,ELKHART,IN
12/31/13 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000001 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12-31-2013 at approximately 11:47 pm, Autumn Wimmer, 25, reported that she was battered and confined by her boyfriend,
Nathan Belcher, 28, at their residence at 56721 27th Street. Autumn Wimmer sustained redness and swelling to her head and
arm. This occurred in front of their 1.5 year old daughter. Nathan Belcher was also found to be in possession of drug
paraphernalia. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 56721 27TH STREET,ELKHART,IN
12/31/13 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000001 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 12-31-2013 at approximately 11:47 pm, Autumn Wimmer, 25, reported that she was battered and confined by her boyfriend,
Nathan Belcher, 28, at their residence at 56721 27th Street. Autumn Wimmer sustained redness and swelling to her head and
arm. This occurred in front of their 1.5 year old daughter. Nathan Belcher was also found to be in possession of drug
paraphernalia. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 56721 27TH STREET,ELKHART,IN
12/31/13 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
13008305 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 12-31-2013 at approximately 10:41 pm, Leslie Perkins, 19, reported that a subject took her cell phone and cut her computer
cord at her residence at 56727 Meadowood. She provided suspect information.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 56727 Meadowood Drive,Elkhart,IN
12/31/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13008305 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 12-31-2013 at approximately 10:41 pm, Leslie Perkins, 19, reported that a subject took her cell phone and cut her computer
cord at her residence at 56727 Meadowood. She provided suspect information.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 56727 Meadowood Drive,Elkhart,IN
12/31/13 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
13008298 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter
On 12-31-2013 at 5:35 PM Tina Tennison, 42, was cited into magistrate court for criminal conversion after she was found to be
stealing food items from the Walmart store located at 30830 Old US 20. A 15 year old juvenile was also found to be attempting
to steal clothing items at this time. Both were apprehended by Walmart loss prevention staff.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
12/31/13 5:35 pm
Date_Incident
13008301 12/31/2013
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 12-31-2013 at 9:02 PM William Bracker, 77, reported that on the same date at 8:45 PM a suspect vehicle of unknown
description struck his silver 2002 Buick Lesabre which was parked on Refuge Dr just east of Ash Rd., before fleeing from the
scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: Refuge Dr E Ash Rd,Elkhart,IN
12/31/13 8:45 pm
Date_Incident
14000005 01/01/2014
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 01-01-2014 at approximately 1:36 am, Latesha Bowen, 19, was stopped in the area of CR 16 and SR 19 for traffic violations.
She, along with Autumn Tengelitsch, 19, Andrew Blash, 19, and Jermesha Baker, 19, were found to all have consumed alcoholic
beverages by a minor. All subjects were cited and released.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 16 at SR 19,Elkhart,IN
1/1/14 1:27 am
Date_Incident
14000007 01/01/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 1/1/2014 at approximately 5:10am, Refugio Diaz-Delgado (34), was stopped for operating an unsafe vehicle at the
intersection of SR 19 and Bypass road. He was found to have been Operating while Intoxicated, never receiving a driver's
license, and leaving the scene of a property damage crash. Refugio Diaz-Delgado failed a 3 part standardized field sobriety test
and provided a certified breath sample of .16 BrAC and was arrested and booked into the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: SR 19 / Bypass Rd,Elkhart,IN
1/1/14 4:45 am
Date_Incident
14000007 01/01/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 1/1/2014 at approximately 5:10am, Refugio Diaz-Delgado (34), was stopped for operating an unsafe vehicle at the
intersection of SR 19 and Bypass road. He was found to have been Operating while Intoxicated, never receiving a driver's
license, and leaving the scene of a property damage crash. Refugio Diaz-Delgado failed a 3 part standardized field sobriety test
and provided a certified breath sample of .16 BrAC and was arrested and booked into the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: SR 19 / Bypass Rd,Elkhart,IN
1/1/14 4:45 am
Date_Incident
14000007 01/01/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 1/1/2014 at approximately 5:10am, Refugio Diaz-Delgado (34), was stopped for operating an unsafe vehicle at the
intersection of SR 19 and Bypass road. He was found to have been Operating while Intoxicated, never receiving a driver's
license, and leaving the scene of a property damage crash. Refugio Diaz-Delgado failed a 3 part standardized field sobriety test
and provided a certified breath sample of .16 BrAC and was arrested and booked into the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: SR 19 / Bypass Rd,Elkhart,IN
1/1/14 4:45 am
Date_Incident
14000013 01/01/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 01-01-2014 at around 1:59 PM Chris Fendt ,52, of 27449 Cherry Ln reported that an unknown subject broke into his shed
and camper. The accused pryed a board of the front of the shed and stolen a motor and a lawn mower from inside. The
accused then used an unknown tool and pryed out the door to the camper parked in the driveway. The accused stole several
televisions and dvd players from inside the camper. The theft occurred sometime between 12-28-2013 and 01-01-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 27449 CHERRY Lane,ELKHART,IN
12/28/13 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000017 01/01/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 1/1/2014 at approximately 5:52pm, Elkhart County Sheriff's Department assisted Indiana State Police with the investigation
of a methamphetamine lab located at 53449 CR 9, Lot 15.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 53449 CR 9,Elkhart,IN
1/1/14 5:52 pm
Date_Incident
14000020 01/01/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 01-01-2014 at around 7:00 PM Katha Short,49, of 51983 Clearwater Ct reported that a 17 year old male was a child in need
of services.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 51942 CLEARWATER CT,ELKHART,IN
12/20/13 5:00 pm
Date_Incident

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