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Elkhart County Police Blotter 1-27-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, January 27, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14000587 01/24/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 01-24-2014 at approximately 10:05am Joy Hostetter, 57 reported that an unknown person claiming to work for a computer
support company logged into her home computer, located at 24342 CR 26 on 01-22-2014 at approximately 12:00pm and
obtained her personal information that was being stored on the computer. Joy Hostetter advised that her personal bank
information was on the computer and she is cocerned that the information obtained will be used without her authorization.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 24342 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
1/22/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000589 01/24/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 01-24-2014 at approximately 10;44am Krystal Shangle, 47 reported that a 44 year old female friend stole various pieces of
jewlery from the master bedroom of her residence, located at 27639 Maple Valley Dr. Krystal Shangle was not sure when the
theft occurred, but believed it was within the last week.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 27639 MAPLE VALLEY DR,ELKHART,IN
1/24/14 10:44 am
Date_Incident
14000593 01/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01-24-14 at 11:09am, Minnie Furney (36) requested police do a welfare check on a subject at 72622 CR 133. Police found
the subject had inflicted cuts up his entire arm and on his stomach, and a burn mark on his arm. He made statements about not
wanting to live, and that he would kill himself. Benton medics transported him to IU Health Goshen for treatment, and police
committed him for a 24 hour psychiatric evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 72622 CR 133,Syracuse,IN
1/24/14 11:00 am
Date_Incident
14000603 01/24/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter
On 1-24-2014 at around 3:41pm, Jacob Craig, reported an unknown suspect stole his jacket, containing his vehicle keys, from
an unknown Elkhart residence. Jacob Craig also reported that subsequently his 2004 Gray Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen
from 26084 CR 6 on 1-24-2014 between 4:00 am and 3:41pm. The vehicle was recovered at about 9:38 pm at 50282
Brookstream Circle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 26084 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
1/24/14 4:00 am
Date_Incident
14000603 01/24/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter
On 1-24-2014 at around 3:41pm, Jacob Craig, reported an unknown suspect stole his jacket, containing his vehicle keys, from
an unknown Elkhart residence. Jacob Craig also reported that subsequently his 2004 Gray Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen
from 26084 CR 6 on 1-24-2014 between 4:00 am and 3:41pm. The vehicle was recovered at about 9:38 pm at 50282
Brookstream Circle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 26084 CR 6,ELKHART,IN
1/24/14 4:00 am
Date_Incident
14000590 01/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01-24-2014 at approximately 11:26am Jesse Kehr, 77 reported that on 01-24-2014 at approximately 11:15am he was turning
west on to CR 20 from the north bound lanes of US Hwy 33 when another vehicle making the same turn in the lane next to him
tried to switch into his lane of travel and struck his 2000 while Chrysler Town and Country van. The other vehicle involved in the
crash, a olive green Ford truck, left the scene of the crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: US HWY 33 AND CR 20,ELKHART,IN
1/24/14 11:15 am
Date_Incident
14000601 01/24/2014
Nature of Call: Shoplifting
Blotter
On 1/24/2014 at 3:02PM Heidi Mcrobie, 52, reported that two 17 year old juvenile males concealed $99.00 worth of electronic
merchandise in their clothing and attempted to steal it from Walmart by passing all points of sale without paying for the items at
30830 Old US Hwy 20 between 2:30 and 3:00PM The juveniles were released to their parents and criminal charges are
pending.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20 HWY,ELKHART,IN
1/24/14 2:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000624 01/25/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 01/25/2014 at around 10:42 am, Joshua Hollinger, 35 of 55919 Riverdale Dr, reported his friend, Jacob Johnson, 34, was
found at the residence, unconscious, not breathing, and bleeding from a head injury. Joseph Johnson was later was
pronounced deceased at the Elkhart General Hospital. The Sheriff's Department and the Coroner's office are investigating the
incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 55919 RIVERDALE DR,ELKHART,IN
1/25/14 10:42 am
Date_Incident
14000627 01/25/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 01-25-2014 at approximately 11:15am Cindy Beachy, 58 an employee with the Dollar General, located at 51640 SR 19
reported that on 01-16-2014 at approximately 5:15pm a 43 year old female entered the store and removed several items from
inside without paying for them.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 51640 SR 19,ELKHART,IN
1/16/14 5:15 pm
Date_Incident
14000625 01/25/2014
Nature of Call: NON-REPORTABLE OFFENSES
Blotter:
On 01/25/2014 at approximately 10:54am, Ariel Yoder, 22, reported finding a rifle in her home located at 66226 SR 15. Ariel
Yoder advised that the rifle did not belong to her, and it is unknown who the owner of the rifle is. The rifle was placed into
evidence at the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 66226 SR 15,Goshen,IN
1/25/14 10:54 am
Date_Incident
14000638 01/25/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1/25/2014, at approximately 4:20pm, Elkhart County Sheriff Department deputies responded to a single car crash at 53449
CR 9, Elkhart. Jose Vazquez-Rodriguez, 30, was found to have operated a vehicle while never receiving a valid license and
was cited into court.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 53449 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
1/25/14 4:20 pm
Date_Incident
14000645 01/25/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1/25/2014, at approximately 6:52pm, James Brown, 47, 28830 CR 4, Elkhart, reported that a white Toyota Highlander
collided with the back of a trailer he was towing and then fled northbound on CR 1 from CR 4. James Brown reported that his
truck, trailer and race car being towed on the trailer were damaged in the accident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: CR 4 west of CR 5,ELKHART,IN
1/25/14 6:52 pm
Date_Incident
14000647 01/25/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 1/26/2014, at approximately 10:03pm, Shawn West, 26, was stopped at CR 4//CR 9 for operating an off-road vehicle, a
snowmobile, upon the roadway. Shawn West fled from the officer and was apprehended at the intersection of CR 4 and CR 11.
Shawn West was found to be operating while intoxicated with a Brac of .19 and was incarcerated for resisting law enforcement
and operating while intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: CR 4//CR 9,Elkhart,IN
1/25/14 10:03 pm
Date_Incident
14000647 01/25/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1/26/2014, at approximately 10:03pm, Shawn West, 26, was stopped at CR 4//CR 9 for operating an off-road vehicle, a
snowmobile, upon the roadway. Shawn West fled from the officer and was apprehended at the intersection of CR 4 and CR 11.
Shawn West was found to be operating while intoxicated with a Brac of .19 and was incarcerated for resisting law enforcement
and operating while intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: CR 4//CR 9,Elkhart,IN
1/25/14 10:03 pm
Date_Incident
14000650 01/26/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 1/26/2014 at 4:03am, Scott Wilkins (35) was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated following a traffic crash at the
intersection of CR 40 and CR 21. Scott Wilkins failed field sobriety tests and had a . 11 BrAC.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: CR 40/CR 21,Goshen,IN
1/26/14 1:30 am
Date_Incident
14000655 01/26/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1/26/2014 at approximately 2:45pm, Elizabeth Baldwin (23) reported that a Joseph Baldwin (26) had attempted suicide at
54111 Northwood Dr by cutting his arms. Joseph Baldwin was transported to Elkhart General Hospital and admitted for a 24
hour committal.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 54111 NORTHWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
1/26/14 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000657 01/26/2014
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter
On 01/26/2014 at approximately 3:07pm, Wade Manges(48) of 19 e North St. Milford, reported being punched in the chest by
known juvenile suspect at 68254 North Jackson St. He suffered pain from the incident. An investigation was started.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 68254 N Jackson ST,New Paris,IN
1/26/14 3:07 pm
Date_Incident
14000657 01/26/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 01/26/2014 at approximately 3:07pm, Wade Manges(48) of 19 e North St. Milford, reported being punched in the chest by
known juvenile suspect at 68254 North Jackson St. He suffered pain from the incident. An investigation was started.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 68254 N Jackson ST,New Paris,IN
1/26/14 3:07 pm
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