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Elkhart County Police Blotter 2-11-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, February 11, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14001038 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/09/2014 at approximately 3:24am, Jessica Owings, 21, was stopped on Bristol St, east of SR 19 for a traffic violation.
Jessica Owings failed field sobriety tests and had a certified chemical breath test with a result of . 11 BRAC. Jessica Owings was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: BRISTOL ST EAST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
2/9/14 3:24 am
Date_Incident
14001038 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/09/2014 at approximately 3:24am, Jessica Owings, 21, was stopped on Bristol St, east of SR 19 for a traffic violation.
Jessica Owings failed field sobriety tests and had a certified chemical breath test with a result of . 11 BRAC. Jessica Owings was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: BRISTOL ST EAST SR 19,ELKHART,IN
2/9/14 3:24 am
Date_Incident
14001039 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02-09-2014 at around 3:44 am, Clinton Ottman Jr., 36 of Elkhart was arrested in the area of CR 18 and Vee Jay St for
Operating While Intoxicated Felony after being stopped by police for traffic violations . Clinton Ottman Jr. failed field sobriety
tests and submitted to a certified chemical test with a result of .20 BrAC. The charge of OWI is a felony due to a prior OWI
conviction within the last 5 years.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: CR 18 / VEE JAY ST,ELKHART,IN
2/9/14 3:44 am
Date_Incident
14001053 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Motor Vehicle
Blotter:
On 2/9/2014, at approximately 3:01pm, Paul Sheldon, 43, 51787 Northfield Dr, Elkhart, reported that between 7:00pm on
2/8/2014 and 7:30am on 2/9/2014, a suspect stole a red/ black Toro snowblower and a red two gallon gas can from the bed of
his truck. Paul Sheldon reported that the items belong to LaCasa Inc out of Goshen, IN.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 51787 NORTHFIELD DR,ELKHART,IN
2/8/14 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001054 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: NON-REPORTABLE OFFENSES
Blotter
On 02/09/2014 at approximately 02:38 PM Lawrence I Cummings, 41, was found to be having suicidal thoughts and tendencies
after officers responded to his home located at 55124 CR 131 due to a family remember receiving disturbing text messages
from him. Lawrence Cummings was transported to a local psychiatric facility for a mental health evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 55124 CR 131,BRISTOL,IN
2/9/14 2:38 pm
Date_Incident
14001060 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: NON-REPORTABLE OFFENSES
Blotter:
On 02/09/2014 at approximately 10:30pm, Dinah Ward, 45, made comments suicidal comments, she was later located at 57582
Old CR 17. Dinah Ward was held for a 24 hour emergency detention and admitted to Memorial Epworth Hospital for a mental
health evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 57582 OLD COUNTY ROAD 17,ELKHART,IN
2/9/14 10:30 am
Date_Incident
14001050 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 02/09/2014 at around 10:52 am, Darrel Roberts, 72 of 54411 Leslie Ct reported his prescription medicine was stolen from
his residence by a guest his grand daughter allowed to stay at the residence. The incident occurred between 10:00 pm and
10:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 54411 LESLIE CT,ELKHART,IN
2/9/14 10:52 am
Date_Incident
14001055 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 2-9-2014 at around 4:36pm, a child molest incident was reported in Elkhart County. The case is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 17548 CR 40,GOSHEN,IN
2/7/14 5:00 am
Date_Incident
14001056 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 2/09/2014 at around 9:05 pm, Traci Knowles, 48, was arrested in the area of CR 17 and CR 28 for operating a vehicle while
intoxicated or impaired and possession of Marijuana after being stopped by police for a traffic violation . Traci Knowles failed
field sobriety tests at the scene, and failed a drug recognition evaluation by a drug recognition expert.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: CR 17 N CR 20,Elkhart,IN
2/9/14 5:18 pm
Date_Incident
14001056 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 2/09/2014 at around 9:05 pm, Traci Knowles, 48, was arrested in the area of CR 17 and CR 28 for operating a vehicle while
intoxicated or impaired and possession of Marijuana after being stopped by police for a traffic violation . Traci Knowles failed
field sobriety tests at the scene, and failed a drug recognition evaluation by a drug recognition expert.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: CR 17 N CR 20,Elkhart,IN
2/9/14 5:18 pm
Date_Incident
14001061 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/09/2014 at approximately 11:37pm, Nickolas Peterson, 23, was stopped on CR 28 east of CR 15, for a traffic violation.
Nickolas Peterson failed standardized field sobriety tests and had a certified chemical breath test with a result of .14 BRAC.
Nickolas Peterson was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: CR 28 E CR 15,ELKHART,IN
2/9/14 11:37 pm
Date_Incident
14001061 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/09/2014 at approximately 11:37pm, Nickolas Peterson, 23, was stopped on CR 28 east of CR 15, for a traffic violation.
Nickolas Peterson failed standardized field sobriety tests and had a certified chemical breath test with a result of .14 BRAC.
Nickolas Peterson was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: CR 28 E CR 15,ELKHART,IN
2/9/14 11:37 pm
Date_Incident
14001057 02/09/2014
Nature of Call: Theft From Buildings
Blotter:
On 2-9-2014 at around 6:56pm, Nikoletta Stover, 33, reported someone took $326.00 cash and a check for $27.00 from her
residence at 18442 Wee Acres Dr. This occured between 2-8-2014 at 4:00pm and 2-9-2014 at 6:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 18442 WEE ACRES DR.,BRISTOL,IN
2/8/14 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001080 02/10/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 02/10/2014 at around 6:40 pm a complainant reported a possible incident of sexual misconduct with a minor in Elkhart
County. The incident is being investigated by the Elkhart County Sheriff Department along with Child Protective Services .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 53508 CR 35,MIDDLEBURY,IN
10/15/13 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001067 02/10/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter:
On 2-10-2014 at 1:02 AM Tom Roeder, 66, reported that a travel trailer belonging to Dutchmen RV was stolen from the lot
located at 16363 CR 138, between 1-26-2014 3:30 PM and 2-1-2014 11:00 AM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 16363 CR 138,GOSHEN,IN
1/26/14 3:30 pm
Date_Incident

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