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Elkhart County Police Blotter 1-31-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, January 31, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14000721 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
BLOTTER:
ON JAN. 30, 2014 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHILD MOLEST REPORT TO THE
ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 113 N 7TH ST,GOSHEN,IN
1/28/14 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000727 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 01-29-2014 at approximately 10:17 am, Tyler Nord (24), of 3532 Gordon St, reported he was driving east bound on CR 38
east of Orchard Drive in his 2008 Nissan Rogue, and another male driver, driving a silver 2003 Nissan Altima, was following to
closely and rear ended him causing damage to the rear bumper of Tyler Nord 's Nissan Rogue. The driver of the silver Nissan
Altima left the scene of the property damage crash, driving east bound on CR 38, failing to provide his personal information or
the vehicle's information.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: CR 38 E OF ORCHARD DR,GOSHEN,IN
1/29/14 10:17 am
Date_Incident
14000730 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 1/29/2014, at approximately 11:39 am, Lisa N Meert (34) reported a theft at 27301 CR 24. Lisa Meert stated Vyvance
prescription medication was stolen from her purse, sometime between 4:00 pm on 1/15/2014 and 9:30 am on 1/16/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 27301 CR 24,ELKHART,IN
1/15/14 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000720 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: NON-REPORTABLE OFFENSES
Blotter:
On 01-29-2014 at approximately 7:51am Linda Perry, 50 reported a bicycle laying on north side of CR 20 east of Ash Road. The
bicycle, a yellow Mongoose Strike, was found to not be filed as stolen and was entered into evidence at the Elkhart County
Sheriff's Department as found property since the owner could not be located.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: CR 20 EAST OF ASH RD,ELKHART,IN
1/29/14 7:50 am
Date_Incident
14000739 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 01-29-2014 at approximately 12:25pm Adam Shawhan, 38 reported that a known 53 year old male failed to complete home
repairs at his residence, located at 28028 Shawn Dr. The known 53 year old male had taken three seperate checks for the work
and supplies and cashed them without competing any of the work that was suppose to be done by 01-24-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 25028 SHAWN DR,ELKHART,IN
1/29/14 12:25 pm
Date_Incident
14000753 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 01/29/2014 at approximately 06:19 PM Carlos Bauta, 30, reported that sometime between 01/26/2014 at 01:00 AM and
01/29/2014 at 06:00 PM a suspect entered an unlocked door at Color All Auto Body located at 25702 Miner Rd and stole copper
wire from the building.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 25702 MINER,ELKHART,IN
1/26/14 1:00 am
Date_Incident
14000754 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: NON-REPORTABLE OFFENSES
Blotter
On 01/29/2014 at about 6:35 pm, Raymond Conway, 26, 59557 CR 113, reported that he was having thoughts of harming
himself and had attempted to hang himself the previous day. He was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for psychiatric
evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 58557 CR 113,ELKHART,IN
1/29/14 6:35 pm
Date_Incident
14000756 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter: On January 29, 2014 around 8:29 pm, Rebecca Kirkdorffer, 25, reported her Hyundai Tucson was struck by an
unknown vehicle while parked on Easton Ct, west of Brentwood Dr, somtime between 5:30-7:30 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 16185 Easton CT,Goshen,IN
1/29/14 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000750 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: NON-REPORTABLE OFFENSES
Blotter
On 01/29/2014 at approximately 3:49pm, Mary Winings, 32, reported that employee Norann Wynn, 59, found an unidentifiable
object on the property of the business located at 25800 Brookstream North in Elkhart. The Sheriff's Department is investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 25800 BROOKSTREAM NORTH,ELKHART,I
1/28/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000757 01/30/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 01/30/2014 at around 12:42 am, Anne C. Christnovich, 24, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of Cassopolis St .
North of Bristol St., Elkhart. Anne C. Christnovich was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath
test with a .14 BRAC result at 1:35 am. She was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Cassopolis St. North of Bristol St.,Elkhart,IN
1/30/14 12:42 am
Date_Incident
14000735 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter: On 1-29-2014 at 12:30pm, Tim Kelly, 46, of Auto Glow located at 30065 Old US HWY 20, reported a burglary.
Sometime between 1-27-2014 at 1:00pm and 1-29-2014 at 5:00am, an unknown person broke two windows in the overhead
door gaining entry into the business. The subject removed three buffers and an ozone machine. The subject(s) left the overhead
door open and due to the extreme temperatures the pipes burst, the water meter, extractor, washer, and power washer all froze
and are broke. Tim Kelly stated there was at least three feet of water on the floors .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: EVANS, DAPHNE,3A211
Incident Location: 30065 OLD US 20 Hwy,ELKHART,IN
1/27/14 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000755 01/29/2014
Nature of Call: Criminal Mischief/Vandalism
Blotter
On 1/29/2014 at 6:43PM La Shombrie Davis, 21, reported that her 20004 Chevrolet Malibu was damaged by a 21 year old
female kicking the front of it, following an argument, while it was at the Elkhart County Jail, 26861 CR 26, between 6:30PM and
6:40PM. The front bumper was found to have a hole in it.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 26861 CR 26,EKLHART,IN
1/29/14 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000769 01/30/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 1/30/2014, at approximately 10:03 am, Carlos L Bauta (30) reported a burglary at 25702 Miner Rd. Carlos Bauta reported a
suspect forced entry into Color All Body Shop and stole electrical breakers and copper wire . The incident occurred sometime
between 8:30 pm on 1/29/2014 and 9:00 am on 1/30/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 25702 MINER RD,ELKHART,IN
1/29/14 8:30 pm
Date_Incident
14000773 01/30/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 1-30-14 the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department initiated a case to document an investigation regarding a juvenile at 56734
Northridge Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56734 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/22/14 6:00 am
Date_Incident
14000781 01/30/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On January 30, 2014 around 4:13 pm, James Spahn, 54, of 30517 Cobus Oaks Dr, reported finding his wife, Susan Spahn, 52,
unconscious and not breathing at the residence. She was found to be deceased. The Elkhart County Sheriffs Department and
Elkhart County Coroners Office are investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 30517 COBUS OAKS DR,ELKHART,IN
1/30/14 7:30 am
Date_Incident
14000782 01/30/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 1/30/2014 at approximately 4:00pm, Trent Wagner (56), reported his 17 year old son as incorrigible after his son would not
listen to him and struck him in the arm. The incident took place at their residence located at 22927 CR 18 at about 3:45 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 22927 CR 18,GOSHEN,IN
1/30/14 3:45 pm
Date_Incident
14000787 01/31/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 01/31/2014 at around 12:15 am, James L. Mccreary, 44, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 20 West of
Benham Ave., Elkhart. James L. Mccreary was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test
with a .14 BRAC result at 1:05 am. It was also found his driving status was suspended-prior. James L. Mccreary was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 20 West of Benham,Elkhart,IN
1/31/14 12:15 am
Date_Incident
14000787 01/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 01/31/2014 at around 12:15 am, James L. Mccreary, 44, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 20 West of
Benham Ave., Elkhart. James L. Mccreary was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test
with a .14 BRAC result at 1:05 am. It was also found his driving status was suspended-prior. James L. Mccreary was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 20 West of Benham,Elkhart,IN
1/31/14 12:15 am
Date_Incident

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