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Elkhart County Police Blotter 1-14-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, January 14, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14000274 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 1/12/14 at 1:02am, Gunnar Kent, 22, was found to be attempting to remove his vehicle from a snow bank, in the front yard of
26029 Lake Dr, after driving off the roadway. Gunnar Kent was found to be intoxicated, failing three part Standard Field Sobriety
Testing, and having a certified BrAC of .15 at 2:24am, he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 26029 LAKE DR,ELKHART,IN
1/12/14 12:51 am
Date_Incident
14000275 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 01/12/2014 at approximately 1:24am Armando Cordero (30) was stopped for a traffic violation near the intersection of US 33
and Reith Blvd. Armando Cordero was found to be operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after failing a 3 part standardized
field sobriety test and providing a BrAC of .16% at 2:15am, he was also found to be operating a vehicle with a driving status of
suspended prior and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: US 33 // Reith Blvd.,Goshen,IN
1/12/14 1:24 am
Date_Incident
14000275 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01/12/2014 at approximately 1:24am Armando Cordero (30) was stopped for a traffic violation near the intersection of US 33
and Reith Blvd. Armando Cordero was found to be operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after failing a 3 part standardized
field sobriety test and providing a BrAC of .16% at 2:15am, he was also found to be operating a vehicle with a driving status of
suspended prior and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: US 33 // Reith Blvd.,Goshen,IN
1/12/14 1:24 am
Date_Incident
14000277 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01-12-2014 at around 2:38 am, Andrew Canter, 30, was committed for a 24 hour psychiatric evaluation after stabbing
himself in the chest in an attempt to commit suicide at 56579 CR 3..
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 56579 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
1/12/14 2:38 am
Date_Incident
14000276 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 1/12/2014 at 2:37am, a single vehicle roll over crash was reported on SR 120 west of CR 35, Middlebury. A white 2002
Pontiac Grand Am was found to have rolled over and the driver fled the scene .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Sark, Andrew J,3R81
Incident Location: SR 120 W CR 35,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/12/14 2:37 am
Date_Incident
14000278 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 01/12/2014 at approximately 6:07 am, Kari Gathany (35) of Elkhart Community Corrections 201 North Cottage Avenue
reported possible synthetic cannabinoid found on a 33 year old male at the Elkhart County Community Corrections facility at
about 4:55 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,,IN
1/12/14 4:55 am
Date_Incident
14000283 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On 1/12/2014, at approximately 4:04pm, Victoria Brown, 29, 30947 Carroll Ave, Elkhart, reported that between 11:30pm on
1/10/14 and 12:00pm on 1/12/14, a suspect punctured several tires on three of her vehicles causing them to lose air.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 30947 CARROLL AVE,ELKHART,IN
1/10/14 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000285 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 01/12/2014 at around 4:45 pm Scott McKee, 42, was found to be a driver involved in a two vehicle personal injury crash on
State Road 15, north of County Road 24. During the course of the crash investigation, Scott McKee was found to have
operated a motor vehicle while intoxicated, failing field sobriety tests, and a certified breath test, which showed him to have a
BrAC of .13 at 5:47 pm. Scott McKee was incarcerated. A 40 year old male in the other vehicle involved in the crash was
transported to the IU Health Goshen Hospital with a complaint of knee pain injury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: STATE ROAD 15/ NORTH OF CR 24,GOSH
1/12/14 4:43 pm
Date_Incident
14000285 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 01/12/2014 at around 4:45 pm Scott McKee, 42, was found to be a driver involved in a two vehicle personal injury crash on
State Road 15, north of County Road 24. During the course of the crash investigation, Scott McKee was found to have
operated a motor vehicle while intoxicated, failing field sobriety tests, and a certified breath test, which showed him to have a
BrAC of .13 at 5:47 pm. Scott McKee was incarcerated. A 40 year old male in the other vehicle involved in the crash was
transported to the IU Health Goshen Hospital with a complaint of knee pain injury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: STATE ROAD 15/ NORTH OF CR 24,GOSH
1/12/14 4:43 pm
Date_Incident
14000282 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01/11/2014 at approximately 3:36pm Ryan Wyatt(25), was arrested for operating a vehicle while suspended as a habitual
traffic violator at the intersection of CR 38 and US Hwy 33 after being stopped for a traffic infraction.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: CR 38 west of US Hwy 33,Goshen,IN
1/12/14 3:36 pm
Date_Incident
14000289 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 1-13-2014 at approximately 12:59 am, James D. Kay, 53, was found to have operated a vehicle involved in a property
damage crash involving a utility pole and street sign on Old US Hwy 33 west of SR 19. James Kay failed field sobriety tests,
and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .15 at 1:44 am. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: Old US Hwy 33 west of SR 19,Elkhart,IN
1/13/14 12:59 am
Date_Incident
14000291 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 01-14-2014 at around 7:30am, Shad Hartsough, 39, 59156 CR 13 reported 2 Motorola TalkAbout Radios, Mini Air
Compressor, and cash were stolen from the building between 01-09-2014 at around 7pm and 01-10-2014 at around 8am.
Charles Onyon 25 was arrested at 6:50pm for Theft/Receiving Stolen Property after it was found he had pawned the items.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MATTESON, RICHARD,3A210
Incident Location: 57156 CR 13,ELKHART,IN
1/9/14 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000292 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01/13/2014 at around 10:20 am, Vanessa Martin, 33 of 52195 CR 11 reported that her child's father was communicating
threats of violence over the phone.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 52195 CR 11,Elkhart,IN
1/13/14 10:20 am
Date_Incident
14000294 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01-13-2014 at approximately 11:32 am, Pamela Farrer, 50, was committed for a 24 hour psychiatric evaluation after she
tried to harm herself at 22714 Pine Arbor Drive (2b), Elkhart, Indiana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 22714 PINE ARBOR DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
1/13/14 7:00 am
Date_Incident
14000284 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 1-12-2014 at around 3:54pm, Peggy Freeze, 57, reported someone known to her drove a vehicle over her feet around
2:42pm the same day at 57594 Woodrow Ave.. She had complaint of pain but required no medical treatment. This incident is
being investigated by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 57594 WOODROW,ELKHART,IN
1/12/13 3:42 pm
Date_Incident
14000284 01/12/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 1-12-2014 at around 3:54pm, Peggy Freeze, 57, reported someone known to her drove a vehicle over her feet around
2:42pm the same day at 57594 Woodrow Ave.. She had complaint of pain but required no medical treatment. This incident is
being investigated by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 57594 WOODROW,ELKHART,IN
1/12/13 3:42 pm
Date_Incident
14000296 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 01/13/2014 at around 1:15 pm, Steven Ecker, 32 of 53227 CR 39, reported a theft of rims and tires at Waco Bills located at
1241 N. Nappanee St. The suspect(s) removed 10 rims and tires from fifth wheel trailers. The theft occurred between
01/12/2014 3:00 pm and 01/13/2014 1:00 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 1241 N Nappanee ST,Elkhart,IN
1/13/14 1:15 pm
Date_Incident
14000304 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 01/13/2014 at approximately 05:58 PM Chase Spears, 20, was found to be intoxicated after being involved in a two vehicle
crash at the intersection of Beardsley and Prospect in Elkhart. Chase Spears failed field sobriety tests and was found to have a
BrAC of .11% at approximately 06:57 PM. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: BEARDSLEY/PROSPECT,ELKHART,IN
1/13/14 5:58 pm
Date_Incident
14000304 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 01/13/2014 at approximately 05:58 PM Chase Spears, 20, was found to be intoxicated after being involved in a two vehicle
crash at the intersection of Beardsley and Prospect in Elkhart. Chase Spears failed field sobriety tests and was found to have a
BrAC of .11% at approximately 06:57 PM. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: BEARDSLEY/PROSPECT,ELKHART,IN
1/13/14 5:58 pm
Date_Incident
14000305 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On January 13, 2014 around 6:30 pm, Derek Watts, 22, 56728 Spruce Ln, reported a subject got in his Dodge Charger, which
was in the driveway and stole his wallet. He reported this occured between January 12, 2014 at 10:00 pm and January 13, 2014
8:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 56728 Spruce Lane,Elkhart,IN
1/12/14 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000308 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 1-13-2014 at approximately 10:13 pm, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to a single vehicle crash on CR 37 north
of CR 38. The driver, and only occupant, Jerry W. Miller, 22, sustained serious head trauma, and was transported to the South
Bend Memorial Hospital for medical treatment. The crash and case are still under investigation by Elkhart County Sheriff
Deputies and the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department Crash Investigation Team.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 37 north of CR 38,Millersburg,IN
1/13/14 10:10 pm
Date_Incident
14000308 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 1-13-2014 at approximately 10:13 pm, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to a single vehicle crash on CR 37 north
of CR 38. The driver, and only occupant, Jerry W. Miller, 22, sustained serious head trauma, and was transported to the South
Bend Memorial Hospital for medical treatment. The crash and case are still under investigation by Elkhart County Sheriff
Deputies and the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department Crash Investigation Team.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 37 north of CR 38,Millersburg,IN
1/13/14 10:10 pm
Date_Incident
14000311 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: NON-REPORTABLE OFFENSES
Blotter:
On 01-14-2014 at approximately 4:11 am, Scott Stephenson, 40, was found to have been making statements and comments
about killing himself, and that he was in the process of killing himself at 52269 CR 9. Scott Stephenson was transported to the
Elkhart General Hospital for a 24 hour emergency detention and a psychological evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 52269 CR 9,Elkhart,IN
1/14/14 4:00 am
Date_Incident

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