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Elkhart County Police Blotter 2-25-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, February 25, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
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
14GOS00859 02/23/2014
Nature of Call: NEGLECT OF DEPENDENT
Blotter: A report was filed and forwarded to the Department of Child Services after a 17 year reported that their
parent/guardian was not supplying for his/her physical needs.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUBBARD, HOWARD W.,9130
Incident Location: 311 CRESCENT ST,GOSHEN,IN
2/23/14 11:54 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
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
14001374 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 2/24/14 at 7:19am Kellie A Arnett(35) and Stacie L Devore(44) of 25461 CR4, reported their 14 year old and 13 year old
juvenile males had ran away from this residence sometime between 12:00am and 6:00am. The two juvenile males were located
and returned to their parents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 26461 CR4,ELKHART,IN
2/24/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14001380 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 2/24/2014 at approximately 1:54pm, Jose Lucio Gomez(31) of 19498 CR 38 apt 4C, Goshen, reported a burglary to his
apartment in which a suspect forced entry to the front door and removed $1400.00 in cash from a jacket hanging in his closet.
The burglary occurred sometime between 2/21/2014 12:00pm and 2/24/2014 1:54pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 19498 CR 38,ELKHART,IN
2/21/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001382 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 2/24/2014, at approximately 2:23pm, Jessica Thornsbury, 31, 30436 Tower Rd, Elkhart, reported that during an argument
her 14 year old daughter hit her in the stomach with a board and threatened to stab her in the throat. No injuries were reported.
The 14 year old female was taken to the Elkhart County Juvenile Detention Center on an unrelated incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 30436 TOWER RD,ELKHART,IN
2/24/14 2:15 pm
Date_Incident
14001382 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 2/24/2014, at approximately 2:23pm, Jessica Thornsbury, 31, 30436 Tower Rd, Elkhart, reported that during an argument
her 14 year old daughter hit her in the stomach with a board and threatened to stab her in the throat. No injuries were reported.
The 14 year old female was taken to the Elkhart County Juvenile Detention Center on an unrelated incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 30436 TOWER RD,ELKHART,IN
2/24/14 2:15 pm
Date_Incident
14001388 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On February 24, 2014 around 4:36 pm, Rita Blacnhard, 40, 52322 Country Acres Dr, reported her 13 year old failed to return
home from school on this date. The juvenile later attempted to strangle herself upon returning home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 52322 COUNTRY ACRES DR,ELKHART,IN
2/24/14 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001388 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On February 24, 2014 around 4:36 pm, Rita Blacnhard, 40, 52322 Country Acres Dr, reported her 13 year old failed to return
home from school on this date. The juvenile later attempted to strangle herself upon returning home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 52322 COUNTRY ACRES DR,ELKHART,IN
2/24/14 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001390 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 02/24/2014 at around 5:30 pm Leslie Peters,43,of 610B Spring Valley, reported that her 11 year old son was battered by a
fellow male student while attending Bashor Alternative School. Leslie Peters reported that the incident occurred around 12:35
pm on 02/24/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
2/24/14 10:00 am
Date_Incident
14001383 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On February 24, 2014 around 3:07 pm, Paul Ashby, 35, 29702 Oregon Ave, reported receiving a letter from the IRS advising
someone had used his social security number to report income earned. He advised he had never worked at the employer
listed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 29702 OREGON AVE,ELKHART,IN
1/1/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001393 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 02/24/2014 at 7:03 pm Leroy Weaver, 58, of 11380 W. State Road 120 was found unresponsive and not breathing in the
driver seat of a 2000 Chevrolet S10 on State Road 15 south of County Road 10. Emergency personal responded and
transported Leroy Weaver to Elkhart General Hospital for further medical treatment . The incident is under investigation my
Elkhart County Sheriff Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 54500 STATE ROAD 15,BRISTOL,IN
2/24/14 7:03 pm
Date_Incident
14001394 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 2/24/2014 at approximately 7:45pm, Daniel Oplinger (51) of 18153 Fieldcrest Dr, Goshen, reported discovering someone
using his personal information when he attempted to file his tax return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 18153 FIELDCREST DR,GOSHEN,IN
2/24/14 7:45 pm
Date_Incident
14001389 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 2/24/2014 Wayne Sefton, 52 reported he shipped several guitars to 25883 North Park Ave as a result of selling the
guitars. The transactions were found to be done with fraudulent credit cards.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 25883 NORTH PARK AVE,Elkhart,IN
2/24/14 4:55 pm
Date_Incident
14001391 02/24/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 2/24/2014 around 5:00pm Kathryne Fendley, 39 reported her 17 year old son was found with synthetic marijuana at her
home at 23806 Mira Ct. Officers arrived at the residence and collected the suspected synthetic marijuana cigarette and
completed the report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 23806 MIRA CT,ELKHART,IN
2/24/14 5:39 pm
Date_Incident
14001395 02/25/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 2/25/2014 at 12:10am, Nicole McGee, 23, was stopped for moving violations in the area of CR 9 and Bristol St. Nicole
McGee was found to be intoxicated, failing three part Standard Field Sobriety Testing, and having a certified BrAC of .10 at
12:53am. Nicole McGee was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: BRISTOL ST / CR 9,ELKHART,IN
2/25/14 12:10 am
Date_Incident
14001396 02/25/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 02-25-2014 at approximately 3:49 am, Jesus Morgan (43) was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated after being
found sleeping in the driver's seat of his running vehicle that was stopped in the middle of the eastbound lanes of CR 10 west of
CR 17. Jesus Morgan failed field sobriety tests, and provided a certified chemical breath test with a result of .15 BrAC at
approximately 5:16 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: CR 10 WEST OF CR 17,ELKHART,IN
2/25/14 3:49 am
Date_Incident

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