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Elkhart County Police Blotter 2-24-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, February 24, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14001319 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 02-21-2014 at approximately 9;12am Patrick Schneider, 39 reported for IU Health Goshen, located at 200 West High Park
Ave, that narcotic viles that were in the care of a local fire department had been tampered with and possibly had the contents
removed without authorization.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 23625 CR 18,ELKHART,IN
2/21/14 9:12 am
Date_Incident
14001321 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: ALL OTHER LARCENY
Blotter:
On 02/21/2014 at around 11:12 am, Barbara Fuller, 49 reported a theft by an employee for approximately 28.00 worth of
merchandise and consumable goods at Walmart, located at 30830 Old US Hwy 20, Elkhart. The thefts had been occurring
since January by the employee.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 30830 Old US Hwy 20,Elkhart,IN
2/21/14 11:12 am
Date_Incident
14001329 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 02/21/2014 at approximately 4:49pm, Candice Jerome(43) of 28855 Melody Lane, Elkhart, reported her 13 year old son
being hit in the arm by another 11 year old student at Bashor Children's Home located at 62226 CR 15, Goshen on 02/20/2014
at 12:00pm. The 13 year old male suffered a scratch on the eyelid but required no medical attention .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,BRISTOL,IN
2/20/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001330 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On February 21, 2014 around 5:24 pm, Amy Anderson, 35 of Bremen was involved in a vehicle collision on CR 46 at the
intersection of CR 146. Amy Anderson failed field sobriety testing and had a result of .00brac at 6:57pm. Amy Anderson
submitted to a drug recognition examination which she failed. She was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating a
vehicle while intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: CR 46//CR 146,NAPPANEE,IN
2/21/14 5:24 pm
Date_Incident
14001322 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 02-21-2014 at approximately 11:14am Eric Walker, 36 of 30386 Quail Pointe Drive reported that his former employer had
sent letters to everyone in his neighborhood that contained information that had been sealed by the courts. Eric Walker advised
that his former employer was notified that the sealed information was not to be used in any way against him.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SNYDER, JAMES,3A215
Incident Location: 30386 QUAIL POINTE DRIVE,GRANGER,IN
2/21/14 11:14 am
Date_Incident
14001323 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter;
On 2-21-2014 at around 1:10 PM Jose Navarrete, 49, of 16135 Crimson Ln reported an unknown subject damaged the
windshield and side mirros on his 2004 Chevy truck with an unknown tool/object sometime between 11:00 PM on 2-1-2014 and
11:30 AM on 2-2-2014 while the vehicle was parked at his residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 16135 CRIMSON Lane,GOSHEN,IN
2/1/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001339 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 02/21/2014 at approximately 9:15pm, Tasha Kyle, 31, reported her live in boyfriend who she is currently pregant with his
child, Kevin Tenner, 25, strangled and pushed her inside their residence, located at 52474 CR 7, in the presence of juvenile
children and while being six months pregnant, causing her pain and minor bruising on her neck. Kevin Tenner left the residence
after the physical altercation and has not been located at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 52474 CR 7,Elkhart,IN
2/21/14 9:15 pm
Date_Incident
14001339 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 02/21/2014 at approximately 9:15pm, Tasha Kyle, 31, reported her live in boyfriend who she is currently pregant with his
child, Kevin Tenner, 25, strangled and pushed her inside their residence, located at 52474 CR 7, in the presence of juvenile
children and while being six months pregnant, causing her pain and minor bruising on her neck. Kevin Tenner left the residence
after the physical altercation and has not been located at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 52474 CR 7,Elkhart,IN
2/21/14 9:15 pm
Date_Incident
14001339 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 02/21/2014 at approximately 9:15pm, Tasha Kyle, 31, reported her live in boyfriend who she is currently pregant with his
child, Kevin Tenner, 25, strangled and pushed her inside their residence, located at 52474 CR 7, in the presence of juvenile
children and while being six months pregnant, causing her pain and minor bruising on her neck. Kevin Tenner left the residence
after the physical altercation and has not been located at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 52474 CR 7,Elkhart,IN
2/21/14 9:15 pm
Date_Incident
14001341 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 02/22/2014 around 1:37 am, Kyle S. Roose, 32, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 20 and CR 17, Elkhart. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and refusing a chemical breath test around 2:48am. He was also found in
possession of 6 grams of Marijuana. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: US 20 East of CR 17,Elkhart,IN
2/22/14 1:37 am
Date_Incident
14001341 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/22/2014 around 1:37 am, Kyle S. Roose, 32, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 20 and CR 17, Elkhart. He was
found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and refusing a chemical breath test around 2:48am. He was also found in
possession of 6 grams of Marijuana. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: US 20 East of CR 17,Elkhart,IN
2/22/14 1:37 am
Date_Incident
14001342 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 2/22/2014, at around 3:45 am, Rachel Schoolcraft , 35, was involved in a vehicle crash and was found to be operating while
intoxicated on the railroad tracks near US Hwy 33 and US HWY 20. Rachel Schoolcraft failed field sobriety tests at the scene
and was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department for a misdemeanor OWI charge.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: Railroad tracks US 33 and US 20,Elkhart,IN
2/22/14 3:45 am
Date_Incident
14001344 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 2-22-2014 at around 6:45 AM officers with the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department responded to a single vehicle crash on
US 6 east of CR 23. The driver of the vehicle, Marcus Borkholder, 19, was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages and is
under the age of 21. Marcus Borkholder was given a portable breath test and the result was .01 BRAC. Marcus Borkholder was
cited and released for illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage by a minor.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: US 6 east of CR 23,NEW PARIS,IN
2/22/14 5:45 am
Date_Incident
14001337 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 2/21/2014 at approximately 7:55pm, Hailey Lorino(19) of 29105 Lantz Blvd, Elkhart reported being punched in the chest by
known suspect during an argument at 29105 Lantz Blvd. Elkhart. No medical treatment was required.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 29105 LANTZ BLVD,ELKHART,IN
2/21/14 7:58 pm
Date_Incident
14001346 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 02/22/2014 at around 7:09 am, Shane Ott, 44 of 70857 Tecumseh Dr reported he was being threatened via text message by
his mother in law. Shane Ott received the threatening text message around 1:30 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 70857 TECUMSEH DR,NAPPANEE,IN
2/22/14 7:09 am
Date_Incident
14001334 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: SHOPLIFTING
Blotter:
On 02/21/2014 at approximately 6:40pm, a 17 year old female and Jalisa Hodge, 18, were found to be in possession of stolen
property while in the Walmart store located at 30830 Old US Highway 20 in Elkhart County. The 17 year old female was charged
with theft, while Jalisa Hodge was charged with conversion.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 30830 Old US Hwy 20,Elkhart,IN
2/21/14 6:05 pm
Date_Incident
14001334 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: SHOPLIFTING
Blotter:
On 02/21/2014 at approximately 6:40pm, a 17 year old female and Jalisa Hodge, 18, were found to be in possession of stolen
property while in the Walmart store located at 30830 Old US Highway 20 in Elkhart County. The 17 year old female was charged
with theft, while Jalisa Hodge was charged with conversion.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 30830 Old US Hwy 20,Elkhart,IN
2/21/14 6:05 pm
Date_Incident
14001338 02/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 02/21/2014 at approximately 8:45pm, a bomb threat was called in to Elkhart Plastics located at 51703 Packard Drive by an
unknown male subject.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 51703 Packard Drive,Middlebury,IN
2/21/14 8:45 pm
Date_Incident
14001348 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 02-22-2014 at 8:43 AM 44 year old Christine Black was found deceased due to natural causes in her residence, located at
19153 CR 104. Christine Black was found by family that resides with her at the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Sark, Andrew J,3R81
Incident Location: 19153 CR 104,BRISTOL,IN
2/22/14 8:31 am
Date_Incident
14001351 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter:
On 02/22/2014 at approximately 02:00 PM Robert Chupp, 30, reported that on 02/21/2014 at approximately 09:30 PM a suspect
stole to handguns from his residence located at 67114 Chadwick Ct after being allowed in the residence by another subject who
had permission to be at the residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 67114 CHADWICK CT,GOSHEN,IN
2/22/14 3:00 am
Date_Incident
14001354 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/22/2014 at approximately 5:18pm, Jose Gonzalez (36), was stopped for a traffic violation that occurred at the intersection
of CR 20 and Old Farm Dr. Jose Gonzalez was arrested for being a habitual traffic violator and was incarcerated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: G Ln. west of Old Farm Dr,Elkhart,IN
2/22/14 4:56 pm
Date_Incident
14001358 02/22/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 2/22/2014 at approximately 11:02pm, Andrew Kerschner(31) of 19542 Palisade Ave, South Bend was stopped for a traffic
infraction on CR 6 east of CR 7. He was then arrested for operating while intoxicated after failing standardized field sobriety
tests. Andrew Kerschner refused a certified chemical test.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: CR 6 E of CR 7,Elkhart,IN
2/22/14 11:02 pm
Date_Incident
14001359 02/23/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 2/23/14 around 12:14am David Fields, 61 was stopped at CR 38 and SR 15 for a traffic violation and was arrested for
Operationg While Intoxicated after failing the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests . David Fields was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: CR 38 and CR 21,Goshen,IN
2/23/14 12:14 am
Date_Incident
14001360 02/23/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
blotter:
On 2/23/2014 at 1:20am, Alissa Rowley, 23, was stopped for a traffic violation on Bristol St west of Main St. Alissa Rowley was
found to be Operating While Intoxicated after failing a three part Field Sobriety testing and refusing Certified Chemical test, and
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: BRISTOL ST//MAIN ST,ELKHART,IN
2/23/14 1:20 am
Date_Incident
14001361 02/23/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 02-23-2014 at around 2:51 am, Joshua Tozer, 31, was committed to Elkhart General Hospital for a 24 hour psychiatric
evaluation. Joshua Tozer threatened to kill himself with a knife while talking to the police at the 7-11 gas station at 51903 SR 19.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DERNAY, LARRY J,3R84
Incident Location: 51903 STATE 19 RD,ELKHART,IN
2/23/14 2:51 am
Date_Incident
14001368 02/23/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 02/23/2014 around 11:25pm Kimberly Murphy, 35, was taken to IU Goshen Health for a twenty-four hour immediate
detention after attempting to harm herself at 19022 4TH ST.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 19022 4TH ST,NEW PARIS,IN
2/23/14 11:25 pm
Date_Incident
14001369 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02/24/2014 at approximately 1:34am John Lodholtz was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 9 south of CR 4. John Lodholtz
was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing standardized field sobriety tests and refusing a certified chemical test.
John Lodholtz was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: CR 9 South of CR 4,Elkhart,IN
2/24/14 1:34 am
Date_Incident
14001370 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 2/24/14 around 02:29am Mary Helmuth was found deceased in her residence at 14125 CR 36. Mary Helmuth died a result
of apparent medical issues. An investigation is on-gong with the Elkhart County Sheriff Department .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 14125 CR 36,GOSHEN,IN
2/24/14 1:30 am
Date_Incident
14001364 02/23/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 02/23/2014 at around 1:23 pm, Luis Cintron, 33 of 24788 North Shore Dr, reported his two foster children were involved in a
fight with each other while at school on 02/21/2014. The incident occurred after school hours at Elkhart Memorial Highschool.
One of the children, a 17 year old juvenile sustained a swollen left eye.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 2608 CALIFORNIA RD,ELKHART,IN
2/23/14 1:23 pm
Date_Incident

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