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Elkhart County Police Blotter 1-15-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, January 15, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
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
14000295 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On Monday, January 13, 2014 at 12:03pm, Tiffany M Baker(26) of 22330 Pine Arbor Drive, reported sometime around 11/19/13,
a diamond ring was stolen from her former residence at 56790 Mark Manor Drive.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 56790 MARK MANOR DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
11/19/13 12:00 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
14000297 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter
On 01/13/2014 at approximately 01:59 PM Jonathan Beatty, 30, reported that on 01/08/2014 at approximately 11:15 PM a
suspect came to his residence located at 24278 Lynn Dr to purchase a black 2001 BMW X5. Jonathan Beatty reported that on
01/13/2013, he discovered the suspect used a forged check to make the purchase.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 24278 LYNN DR,ELKHART,IN
1/8/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000297 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter
On 01/13/2014 at approximately 01:59 PM Jonathan Beatty, 30, reported that on 01/08/2014 at approximately 11:15 PM a
suspect came to his residence located at 24278 Lynn Dr to purchase a black 2001 BMW X5. Jonathan Beatty reported that on
01/13/2013, he discovered the suspect used a forged check to make the purchase.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 24278 LYNN DR,ELKHART,IN
1/8/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000302 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter
On 1/13/2014, at approximately 5:00pm, Denise Hahn, 51, 19535 CR 2, Bristol, reported that between 3:00pm on 1/10/14 and
12:00pm on 1/12/14, a suspect stole her trash can, belonging to Borden Waste-Away, while it was outside her house..
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 19535 CR 2,BRISTOL,IN
1/10/14 3:00 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. He later died from his injuries on 1-14-2014 at 6:32 pm. He was found to have a BAC of .14. 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. He later died from his injuries on 1-14-2014 at 6:32 pm. He was found to have a BAC of .14. 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
14000300 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 1-13-2014 at around 3:00 PM Daniel Begly, 26, of 25584 CR 36 reported that he was battered on 12-27-2013 and 1-2-2014
by a female suspect. The accused reportedly pushed Daniel Begly multiple times on his chest and side, causing pain in those
areas.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 25584 CR 36,GOSHEN,IN
12/27/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000306 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter
On 1-13-2014 at around 6:41 PM Carroll Reynolds, 82 of 56645 Mark Manor Dr reported an unknown subject stole his credit
card, digital camera, and tablet from his residence sometime in the last month. It is unknow how the items were stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 56645 MARK MANOR DR,ELKHART,IN
1/9/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000298 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 1/13/2014 Gary Grant, 39 reported theft of prescription pills from inside his Chrysler van parked in his driveway at 28230
La Rue St. The theft occurred between 10pm on 1/12 and 3:30am on 1/13. The van was unlocked.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 28230 LA RUE ST,ELKHART,IN
1/12/14 10:00 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
14000317 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 01/14/2014 at approximately 10:15 am, Elizabeth Zentz, (27), of 62226 CR 15 reported that she was battered by a 11 year
old juvenile male at her place of employment, Bashor Homes at 62226 CR 15, Goshen, Indiana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
1/14/14 9:40 am
Date_Incident
14000329 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
Julie Hood, 35, reported on 1-14-14 that $215 in cash was stolen from the concessions at Northridge Middle School, 56691
Northridge Dr, Middlebury on 1-10-14 between 5:00 pm and 10:30 pm during an athletic event.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56691 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/10/14 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000330 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter
On January 14, 2014 around 2:10 pm, Geoffrey Boyle, 42, 15297 SR 120, reported his red 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier was stolen
from an unknown location while in the possession of his adult son, sometime between January 6th, 2014 and January 13th,
2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 15297 SR 120,BRISTOL,IN
1/6/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000334 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 1/14/2014, at approximately 3:16pm, Bridget Cole, 31, 17895 SR 4, Goshen, reported that at an unknown date and time, a
suspect applied for and was granted a student loan for use at the University of Phoenix, using her personal information.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 17895 SR 4,GOSHEN,IN
11/1/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000336 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
01/09/2014 at 2:30 p.m., Nathan Hughes, 26, advised on 01/09/2014 between 5:07 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., unknown suspect(s)
removed a package, delivered by UPS, located at 59059 CR 23.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 59059 CR 23,GOSHEN,IN
1/9/14 5:07 pm
Date_Incident
14000333 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 1/14/2014 at 2:30pm at the Walmart store at 30830 Old US 20 a male put two car tires and some bath tissue in a cart and
attempted to leave the store with the items. The male was confronted by store employees and left the items at the store then
fled in a blue Dodge Journey.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
1/14/14 2:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000338 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 1/14/2014, at approximately 4:34pm, a child molest incident was reported in Elkhart County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 1839 Renfrew DR,South Bend,IN
1/1/09 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000340 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 1/14/2014 Jennifer Howes, 30 reported she lost her debit card at Walmart at 30830 Old US 30. A suspect found the card in
the store and began trying to use it numerous places in Elkhart County. The card was cancelled before any transactions were
completed or authorized.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
1/7/14 7:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000309 01/13/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 01/13/2014 at approximately 10:45pm Carlton Gordon (21) was found to be in possession of 3.5 grams of synthetic
marijuana while incarcerated at Elkhart County Work Release located at 201 North Cottage in Goshen. Charges are pending.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 201 NORTH COTTAGE,GOSHEN,IN
1/13/14 10:45 pm
Date_Incident
14000312 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
blotter:
On 01-14-2014 at around 2:15 am, Aaron Tooley, 30 of Nappanee, was found to be in possession of .5 gram of Synthetic
Marijuana while in the Elkhart County Community Corrections at 201 Cottage Ave, Goshen, as an inmate, request process is
being completed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOSHEN,IN
1/14/14 2:15 am
Date_Incident
14000319 01/14/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 01-14-2014 at about 11:56 am Robert Pedzinski, 23, reported his residence at 57681 Roys Ave was burglarized sometime
between 3:30 am and 11:50 am on 1-14-2013. A flat screen television and hand tools were stolen from the residence and
garage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 57861 ROYS AVE,ELKHART,IN
1/14/14 3:30 am
Date_Incident

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