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Elkhart County Police Blotter 2-20-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, February 20, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14001276 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter:
On 2-18-14 around 11 am, a 17 year old female advised that she was sexaullu battered by a 17 year old male on 2-12-14, while
at a local high school.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: REAVES, JASON,3A195
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,ELKHART,IN
2/12/14 10:10 am
Date_Incident
14001250 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 02/18/2014 at 12:50 p.m., Wanda J Buck, 43, advised between 01/28/2014 at 5:10 p.m. and 02/15/2014 at 1:28 p.m.,
unknown suspect(s) used her debit card without authorization.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 58741 CR 35,MIDDLEBURY,IN
1/28/14 5:10 pm
Date_Incident
14001255 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Opium / Cocaine
Blotter: On February 18, 2014 around 2:40 pm, Julie Reusser, 23, reported her 22 year old brother had overdosed on a
controlled substance drug. The subject was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment and an evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: CR 9 N CR 22,Elkhart,IN
2/18/14 2:38 pm
Date_Incident
14001255 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter: On February 18, 2014 around 2:40 pm, Julie Reusser, 23, reported her 22 year old brother had overdosed on a
controlled substance drug. The subject was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment and an evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: CR 9 N CR 22,Elkhart,IN
2/18/14 2:38 pm
Date_Incident
14001277 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
BLOTTER:
ON FEB. 19, 2014 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A BATTERY REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 54152 ASH ROAD LOT 90,OSCEOLA,IN
2/18/14 3:27 pm
Date_Incident
14001273 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
BLOTTER:
ON FEB. 19, 2014 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A BATTERY REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 399 BROOKSIDE MANOR,GOSHEN,IN
2/18/14 3:49 pm
Date_Incident
14001253 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 02-18-2014 at approximartely 12:26pm Jeffrey Nelson, 48 reported that his 17 year old daughter ran away from their
residence, located at 29213 Frailey Dr. The 17 year old female was last seen at the residence on 02-17-2014 at approximately
9:05pm and found to be gone on 02-18-2014 at approximately 6:00am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 29213 FRAILEY DR,ELKHART,IN
2/17/14 9:05 pm
Date_Incident
14001257 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE
Blotter:
On 02/18/2014 at around 4:00 pm Jeffrey Cooper, 57, reported that subjects stole several business and personal checks from
55750 Ash Rd and cashed them in the sum of $80.00. Jeffrey Cooper reported that the theft occurred on 02/16/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 55750 Ash Road,OSCEOLA,IN
2/16/14 10:00 am
Date_Incident
14001257 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Forgery And Counterfeiting
Blotter:
On 02/18/2014 at around 4:00 pm Jeffrey Cooper, 57, reported that subjects stole several business and personal checks from
55750 Ash Rd and cashed them in the sum of $80.00. Jeffrey Cooper reported that the theft occurred on 02/16/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 55750 Ash Road,OSCEOLA,IN
2/16/14 10:00 am
Date_Incident
14001259 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter
On 2/18/2014 at 4:35PM Heidi Mcrobie, 52, reported that $1,932.00 in electronics was stolen from Walmart at 30830 Old US
Hwy 20 on 2/10/2014 between 2:00AM and 2:10AM by the suspect loading items into a cart and pushing it out of the fire exit.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20 HWY,OSCEOLA,IN
2/10/14 2:00 am
Date_Incident
14001261 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Opium / Cocaine
Blotter:
On 2/18/2014 at 7:25PM Jeffrey Malcom, 47, drove his GMC Jimmy into a snow bank on CR 7, south of CR 4. Jeffrey Malcom
was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment. Criminal charges for operating while intoxicated are pending blood
results.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 52197 CR 7,ELKHART,IN
2/18/14 7:25 pm
Date_Incident
14001261 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 2/18/2014 at 7:25PM Jeffrey Malcom, 47, drove his GMC Jimmy into a snow bank on CR 7, south of CR 4. Jeffrey Malcom
was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment. Criminal charges for operating while intoxicated are pending blood
results.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 52197 CR 7,ELKHART,IN
2/18/14 7:25 pm
Date_Incident
14001261 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/18/2014 at 7:25PM Jeffrey Malcom, 47, drove his GMC Jimmy into a snow bank on CR 7, south of CR 4. Jeffrey Malcom
was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment. Criminal charges for operating while intoxicated are pending blood
results.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 52197 CR 7,ELKHART,IN
2/18/14 7:25 pm
Date_Incident
14001262 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 2/18/2014, at approximately 8:44pm, Dorothy Rios, 20, 22338 Stillwater Ct, Elkhart, reported that her 21 year old boyfriend,
Luis Escobar Ortiz, hit her in the face multiple times causing her lip to bleed and threatened to shoot her 3 year old daughter if
she did not return inside the residence. Luis Escobar Ortiz was arrested on scene and incarcerated for domestic violence and
intimidation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 22338 STILLWATER CT,ELKHART,IN
2/18/14 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001262 02/18/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 2/18/2014, at approximately 8:44pm, Dorothy Rios, 20, 22338 Stillwater Ct, Elkhart, reported that her 21 year old boyfriend,
Luis Escobar Ortiz, hit her in the face multiple times causing her lip to bleed and threatened to shoot her 3 year old daughter if
she did not return inside the residence. Luis Escobar Ortiz was arrested on scene and incarcerated for domestic violence and
intimidation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 22338 STILLWATER CT,ELKHART,IN
2/18/14 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001281 02/19/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On 02/19/2014 at approximately 04:12 PM Gregory Williams, 57, was found to be a threat to others has he made threatening
comments to friends and family at his residence located at 50984 CR 15. Gregory Williams was found to be a schizophrenic
and transported to Oaklawn for a psychiatric evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 50984 CR. 15,ELKHART,IN
2/19/14 4:12 pm
Date_Incident
14001265 02/19/2014
Nature of Call: ALL OTHER LARCENY
Blotter:
On 2/19/2014 at 12:20am, Tisha Troyer, 32, 24771 Christina Ln, Elkhart, reported theft. On 2/18/2014 at around 11:00pm, a
suspect entered her residence through an unlocked door and stole two televisions.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 24771 CHRISTINA Lane,Elkhart,IN
2/18/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001285 02/19/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On February 19, 2014 around 8:30 pm, Lawrence Cummings, 41, was found to be operating a vehicle on CR 108, east of CR
131. The vehicle was stopped in the roadway, obstructing traffic. Lawrence Cummings was found to be intoxicated and
submitted to a certified chemical test with the result of .46 bac at 9:58 pm. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: CR 108 E CR 131,Bristol,IN
2/19/14 7:36 pm
Date_Incident
14001284 02/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/19/2014 at 7:38PM Tiffany Smith, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 6 east of CR 9. She false information about
her identity, and was found to have a warrant. She was incarcerated for a local warrant, driving while license suspended-prior,
and false informing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 6 east CR 9 west bound,Elkhart,IN
2/19/14 7:38 pm
Date_Incident
14001284 02/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/19/2014 at 7:38PM Tiffany Smith, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 6 east of CR 9. She false information about
her identity, and was found to have a warrant. She was incarcerated for a local warrant, driving while license suspended-prior,
and false informing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 6 east CR 9 west bound,Elkhart,IN
2/19/14 7:38 pm
Date_Incident
14001286 02/19/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
blotter:
On 02/19/2014 at approximately 8:22pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to 58332 CR 9 for a complaint of
harrassment. When officers arrived on scene, they located the accused subject, Justin Dale Johns, 24. Justin Johns was found
to be in possesion of paraphernalia and marijuana, as well as manufacturing methamphetamine and was incarcerated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 58332 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
2/19/14 8:22 pm
Date_Incident
14001286 02/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
blotter:
On 02/19/2014 at approximately 8:22pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to 58332 CR 9 for a complaint of
harrassment. When officers arrived on scene, they located the accused subject, Justin Dale Johns, 24. Justin Johns was found
to be in possesion of paraphernalia and marijuana, as well as manufacturing methamphetamine and was incarcerated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 58332 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
2/19/14 8:22 pm
Date_Incident
14001286 02/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
blotter:
On 02/19/2014 at approximately 8:22pm, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to 58332 CR 9 for a complaint of
harrassment. When officers arrived on scene, they located the accused subject, Justin Dale Johns, 24. Justin Johns was found
to be in possesion of paraphernalia and marijuana, as well as manufacturing methamphetamine and was incarcerated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 58332 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
2/19/14 8:22 pm
Date_Incident
14001288 02/20/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 02-20-2014 at around 1:40 am, Joshua A. Lepponen-Wilson was cited and released for Possession of Marijuana and
Possession of Paraphernalia after being stopped for a traffic violation in the area of CR 4 east of CR 33.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: CR 4 EAST OF CR 33,BRISTOL,IN
2/20/14 1:40 am
Date_Incident
14001290 02/20/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter: On 2/20/2014 at 3:57am, Alan Arnold, 51, was found to be Operating While Intoxicated after a traffic crash on CR 17
north of CR 45. Alan Arnold failed a Three Part Field sobriety testing and was found to have a .13 BrAC at 5:28am, and
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: CR 17 NORTH CR 45,GOSHEN,IN
2/20/14 3:43 am
Date_Incident
14001289 02/20/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/20/2014 around 2:22am Tobias Mullet, 25, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 38 east of CR 19. Tobias Mullet was
found to be operating a vehicle while impaired after failing a three part field sobriety test and a Drug Recognition Evaluation.
Tobias Mullet was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 38 E CR 19,GOSHEN,IN
2/20/14 2:22 am
Date_Incident
14001289 02/20/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 02/20/2014 around 2:22am Tobias Mullet, 25, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 38 east of CR 19. Tobias Mullet was
found to be operating a vehicle while impaired after failing a three part field sobriety test and a Drug Recognition Evaluation.
Tobias Mullet was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 38 E CR 19,GOSHEN,IN
2/20/14 2:22 am
Date_Incident

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