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Elkhart County Police Blotter 2-5-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, February 5, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14000872 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/3/14 around 12:08am Cheryl Van Wormer, 57 reported that she was forced into her vehicle at knife point by Michael Elliot,
40 and forced to drive from Ionia, MI to 50980 SR 13 Middlebury, IN. Michael Elliot also took Cheryl Van Wormer's 2004 Jeep
Liberty and he was later arrested in Laporte County, IN.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 50980 SR 13,MIDDELBURY,IN
2/2/14 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000872 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/3/14 around 12:08am Cheryl Van Wormer, 57 reported that she was forced into her vehicle at knife point by Michael Elliot,
40 and forced to drive from Ionia, MI to 50980 SR 13 Middlebury, IN. Michael Elliot also took Cheryl Van Wormer's 2004 Jeep
Liberty and he was later arrested in Laporte County, IN.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 50980 SR 13,MIDDELBURY,IN
2/2/14 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000872 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 2/3/14 around 12:08am Cheryl Van Wormer, 57 reported that she was forced into her vehicle at knife point by Michael Elliot,
40 and forced to drive from Ionia, MI to 50980 SR 13 Middlebury, IN. Michael Elliot also took Cheryl Van Wormer's 2004 Jeep
Liberty and he was later arrested in Laporte County, IN.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 50980 SR 13,MIDDELBURY,IN
2/2/14 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000873 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 02/03/2014, at approximately 1:19am, a suspect forced entry to an office window on the south side of a business , Capital
Tire Indiana, located at 21303 Protecta Dr. Duncan Macmillan, 69, the manager of Capital Tire Indiana reported that the suspect
removed a security safe from the business, damaged the locking mechanism and stole business paperwork of an unknown
nature. The suspect also forced entry to an office window on the south side of the business , Amsafe, located at 21349 Protecta
Dr. It is unknown if items were stolen from Amsafe at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 21303 PROTECTA DR,ELKHART,IN
2/3/14 1:19 am
Date_Incident
14000898 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 2/3/2014 at approximately 5:00pm, Lori Sanders (44), reported the theft of three portable barns at 50858 Oak Tree Ln. The
theft occurred between 9/30/2013 and 2/3/2014 after the suspect took possession of the portable barns and refuses to return
them to the owner.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 50858 OAK TREE LANE,BRISTOL,IN
9/30/13 9:00 am
Date_Incident
14000901 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 2/3/2014 at approximately 7:22pm, Tracy Miller(45) of 64712 CR 21, reported a suspect violated a personal protection order
she filed against him by sending a text message by cell phone at about 1:07 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 64712 CR 21,Goshen,IN
2/3/14 1:07 am
Date_Incident
14000889 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 2-3-2014 at around 1:48pm, Nina Ottman, an Associate of Walmart, reported a suspect made a fraudulant return at
Walmart, 30830 Old US Hwy 20 on 1-22-2014 at around 9:50pm. Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US HWY 20,ELKHART,IN
1/22/14 9:50 am
Date_Incident
14000878 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 02-03-14 at 7:34am, Patricia McKnight (56) reported that her GMC Envoy was parked on the side of the common drive of
Broadmore Estates, in front of 141 Broadmore Estates between 8:15pm and 11:20pm on 02-02-13, when her vehicle was hit by
another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle left the scene, and did not report the crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 141 BROADMORE ESTATES,GOSHEN,IN
2/2/14 8:15 pm
Date_Incident
14000896 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 2/3/2014 at 3:52pm Sheriff's deputies responded to 1606 Tippecanoe St. A 17 year old male was located with an injury
but required no medical treatment. The department of child services was contacted and the incident is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 1606 TIPPECANOE DR,GOSHEN,IN
2/2/14 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000896 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: Battery/OTHER ASSAULTS
Blotter:
On 2/3/2014 at 3:52pm Sheriff's deputies responded to 1606 Tippecanoe St. A 17 year old male was located with an injury
but required no medical treatment. The department of child services was contacted and the incident is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 1606 TIPPECANOE DR,GOSHEN,IN
2/2/14 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
14000902 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter
On 02/03/2014 at approximately 8:00pm, George Mansaray(23) of 108 N Indiana Ave, reported the theft of his grey and black
Apple IPHONE 5 from Grace Community Church located at 20076 CR 36. George Mansaray set the phone on a bench in the
gym while playing basketball before it was stolen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 20076 CR 36,GOSHEN,IN
2/3/14 7:51 pm
Date_Incident
14000903 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/03/2014 at approximately 10:08pm Johan Rodriguez-Ortega (25) was stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St near
Jeanwood. Johan Rodriguez-Ortega was found to be operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after failing standardized field
sobriety tests as well as a certified chemical test of .09 BrAC. Johan Rodriguez-Ortega was also found to have a driving status
of habitual traffic violator and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: BRISTOL// JEANWOOD,ELKHART,IN
2/3/14 10:08 pm
Date_Incident
14000903 02/03/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 02/03/2014 at approximately 10:08pm Johan Rodriguez-Ortega (25) was stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St near
Jeanwood. Johan Rodriguez-Ortega was found to be operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after failing standardized field
sobriety tests as well as a certified chemical test of .09 BrAC. Johan Rodriguez-Ortega was also found to have a driving status
of habitual traffic violator and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: BRISTOL// JEANWOOD,ELKHART,IN
2/3/14 10:08 pm
Date_Incident
14000914 02/04/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 02/04/2014 at 9:30 a.m., Susanna Yound, 41, advised between 01/15/2014 and 02/03/2014 at 6:14 p.m., unknown suspects
removed a diamond wedding ring set from her residence located at 23923 Cole St., Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 23923 COLE ST,ELKHART,IN
1/15/14 7:01 am
Date_Incident
14000925 02/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/4/2014 at 3:15pm Sheriff's deputies responded to 25704 Lake Dr to a report of a suicidal subject. Ciara Bruncz, 20 was
found to be a danger to herself due to attempting to cut her arms with razor blades. She was taken to Elkhart General Hospital
on a 24 hr emergency detention.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 25705 LAKE DR,ELKHART,IN
2/4/14 3:14 pm
Date_Incident
14000938 02/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/4/2014 at 11:46pm, William A. Hemig, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 6 west of SR 19. William Hemig was
found to be Habitual Traffic Violator and in possession of a handgun without a license to carry , and he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 6 W SR 19,ELKHART,IN
2/4/14 11:46 pm
Date_Incident
14000938 02/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/4/2014 at 11:46pm, William A. Hemig, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 6 west of SR 19. William Hemig was
found to be Habitual Traffic Violator and in possession of a handgun without a license to carry , and he was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 6 W SR 19,ELKHART,IN
2/4/14 11:46 pm
Date_Incident

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