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Elkhart County Police Blotter 1-22-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, January 22, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14000485 01/20/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On Monday January 20, 2014 at 11:29am April D Myrick(59) of 54254 Highland Blvd reported between 10:00am and 11:29am,
someone entered house by unknown means and stole a ring, laptop computer, camera and prescribed medications. There was
no forced entry into the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 54254 HIGHLAND BLVD,ELKHART,IN
1/20/14 10:00 am
Date_Incident
14000486 01/20/2014
Nature of Call: Theft Of Motor Vehicle Parts Or Accessories
Blotter:
On Monday, January 20, 2014 at 12:39pm Ronnie R Rogers(60) of 54020 Violet Road reported sometime between 1/17/14,
5:00pm and 1/20/14, 12:30pm, someone cut and stole a 7 gauge wire off a 2013 Ritnour trailer, which has been sitting on the
property for over three months.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 54020 VIOLET RD,ELKHART,IN
1/17/14 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000489 01/20/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 01/20/2014 at approximately 03:45 PM Gerald S Rowe, 59, reported that sometime between 01/19/2014 at approximately
05:00 PM and 01/20/2014 at approximately 02:30 PM a suspect forced open a locked exterior door to a detached garage and
stole tools and car parts from a home he owns at 57563 Frances Ave.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 57563 FRANCES AVE,ELKHART,IN
1/19/14 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000487 01/20/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 1-20-2014 at around 2:05 PM Rebecca Gipson, 40, of 54315 Baldwin Ct reported the theft of two vehicle batteries from
vehicles parked at her residence. One vehicle was a 1996 Geo and the other a 1988 Chevy truck. The thefts occurred between
1-7-2014 and 1-20-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 54315 BALDWIN CT,ELKHART,IN
1/7/14 8:00 am
Date_Incident
14000495 01/20/2014
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 1/20/2014 around 7:15pm Tiffany Maurer, 24 reported she was driving east on CR 10 at CR 17 when she stopped and
was battered by a male from another vehicle due to a road rage type incident. A white male in his 30's driving a silver Subaru
stopped on CR 10 in front of Tiffany Maurer's vehicle. The male approached Tiffany Maurer's car and reached into the driver's
window and punched Tiffany Maurer in the neck causing her pain . The male then fled southbound on CR 17.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 54177 CR 17,ELKHART,IN
1/20/14 7:17 pm
Date_Incident
14000490 01/20/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1-20-2014 at around 4:35 PM Nancy Wilkey, 57, of 30180 CR 2 reported that her 2001 white GMC yukon was struck by a
black Jeep SUV bearing Michigan plate BSN6230 on CR 5 at Jami St. The black SUV then fled the scene. The investigation is
on going.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: CR 5 / JAMI ST,ELKHART,IN
1/20/14 4:35 pm
Date_Incident
14000496 01/20/2014
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 1/20/2014, at approximately 8:25pm, David Meyers, 28, 201 N Cottage Ave, Goshen, reported that at approximately 1:00pm
he was punched in the face by another inmate over a disagreement while at work release. The incident caused pain to David
Meyers' jaw and a small red mark inside his lip.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOHSEN,IN
1/20/14 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000498 01/20/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 1-20-2014 at approximately 10:11 pm, Patricia Lindley, 76, reported a theft of a washer and that a suspect(s) tampered with
the locks at her business at 51495 SR 19. She reported that the incidents occurred between 6:00 pm on 1-19-2014 and 10:00
am on 1-20-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 51495 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
1/19/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000501 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 01-21-2014 around 4:38 am, Cody L. Woodford, 23 of Goshen, was found to be in possession of .05 grams of Synthetic
Marijuana while in the Elkhart County Community Corrections at 201 Cottage Ave, Goshen, as an inmate.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: 201 N Cottage Ave.,Goshen,IN
1/21/14 4:38 am
Date_Incident
14000500 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 01-21-2014 at around 3:36 am, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a single vehicle crash into a utility
pole on CR 115 south of CR 18. The driver had left the scene prior to police arrival. Timothy J. Riddle, 26 of Goshen, was later
located at his residence and found to be the driver at the time of the crash. Timothy Riddle failed Field Sobriety Tests and
submitted to a certified chemical test with a result of .17 BrAC. Timothy Riddle was arrested for operating a vehicle while
intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: CR 115 SOUTH OF CR 18,ELKHART,IN
1/21/14 3:36 am
Date_Incident
14000500 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01-21-2014 at around 3:36 am, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a single vehicle crash into a utility
pole on CR 115 south of CR 18. The driver had left the scene prior to police arrival. Timothy J. Riddle, 26 of Goshen, was later
located at his residence and found to be the driver at the time of the crash. Timothy Riddle failed Field Sobriety Tests and
submitted to a certified chemical test with a result of .17 BrAC. Timothy Riddle was arrested for operating a vehicle while
intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: CR 115 SOUTH OF CR 18,ELKHART,IN
1/21/14 3:36 am
Date_Incident
14000505 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01-21-2014 at approximately 10:08am, Yuriy Astakhov, 37, reported finding his father, Vasiliy Astakhov, 66, unconscious and
not breathing, at 57680 9th St. Vasiliy Astakhov was found to be deceased upon the arrival of first responders at approximately
10:10am. The Sheriff's Department and the Coroner's office are investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 57680 9TH ST,ELKHART,IN
1/21/14 10:08 am
Date_Incident
14000507 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 1/21/2014, at approximately 2:17pm, Lydia Sholtey, 37, 67188 Harvest Ct., reported that on 12/30/2013, a suspect opened a
Sears credit card in her name and made unauthorized purchases of $2,448.51.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 67188 HARVEST CT,GOSHEN,IN
12/30/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000508 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 01/21/2014 at 3:30 p.m., Russell Saputo, 37, advised between 01/17/2014 at 9:02 p.m. and 01/18/14 at 7:01 a.m. unknown
suspects removed a Borden Trash Container from his property at 55894 Crestone CIrcle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 55894 CRESTONE Circle,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/17/14 9:02 pm
Date_Incident
14000512 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1/21/2014 at 4:51PM Donald Neukom, 34, was stopped for a traffic violation at Middleton Run Rd/Middlebury St. Donald
Neukom was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail due to his license status being Habitual Traffic Violator .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Middleton Run Rd/Middlebury St,Elkhart,IN
1/21/14 4:51 pm
Date_Incident
14000514 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 01/21/2014 at approximately 6:06 PM, The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department started a theft investigation after a stolen
license plate was located on a vehicle parked in front of 2250 Cassopolis St lot 26.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 2250 CASSOPOLIS ST,ELKHART,IN
1/21/14 6:06 pm
Date_Incident
14000515 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 1/21/2014, at approximately 6:28pm, Tracy Butt, 38, reported that between 1/18/2014 and 4:00pm on 1/21/2014, a suspect
cut the lock off of his storage unit and stole over 250 CD's and multiple racing trophies at 216 S. Benton Street.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 216 S Benton ST,Millersburg,IN
1/18/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000513 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On January 21, 2014 around 6:15 pm, Mark Hively, 59, was found to be intoxicated after having gone left of center on SR 15
south of CR 14, and colliding with a semi tractor trailer hauling pigs. Mark Hively refused standard field sobriety testing, but
submitted to a certified chemical test, which he failed with a result of .20 BrAC. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: SR 15 S CR 14,Bristol,IN
1/21/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000520 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 1-21-2014 at around 9:00 PM, officer responded to an overdose at 60158 CR 35. Officers determined Mariana Magallanes,
18, had taken too much medication intentionally and had already been taken to IU health Goshen, a 24 hour committal was
completed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 60158 CR 35,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/21/14 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000518 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On January 21, 2014 around 7:59 pm, Julie Slater, 47, reported her 15 year old son shoved her daughter causing pain and
destroying his school issued laptop at 14169 Claire Lane. The son was incarcerated at the juvenile detention center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 14169 CLAIRE Lane,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/21/14 7:59 pm
Date_Incident
14000518 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On January 21, 2014 around 7:59 pm, Julie Slater, 47, reported her 15 year old son shoved her daughter causing pain and
destroying his school issued laptop at 14169 Claire Lane. The son was incarcerated at the juvenile detention center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 14169 CLAIRE Lane,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/21/14 7:59 pm
Date_Incident
14000518 01/21/2014
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter:
On January 21, 2014 around 7:59 pm, Julie Slater, 47, reported her 15 year old son shoved her daughter causing pain and
destroying his school issued laptop at 14169 Claire Lane. The son was incarcerated at the juvenile detention center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 14169 CLAIRE Lane,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/21/14 7:59 pm
Date_Incident

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