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Elkhart County Police Blotter 3-5-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, March 5, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14001575 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 03/03/2014 around 12:42am a sixteen year old female attempted to commit suicide at 20429 CR 14 after intentionally cutting
herself with scissors. She was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for medical treatment and a twenty-four hour
commitment.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 20429 CR 14,BRISTOL,IN
3/3/14 12:42 am
Date_Incident
14001576 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 3/3/14 around 4:01am David Baker, 34 of 12588 Pine Cone Dr reported that his 16 year old daughter had not returned home
on 3/2/14 around 9:30pm as required. She was listed as a runaway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 12588 PINE CONE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/2/14 9:33 pm
Date_Incident
14001576 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/3/14 around 4:01am David Baker, 34 of 12588 Pine Cone Dr reported that his 16 year old daughter had not returned home
on 3/2/14 around 9:30pm as required. She was listed as a runaway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 12588 PINE CONE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/2/14 9:33 pm
Date_Incident
14001577 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:41am, Jennifer W Trovatore (28) of 30968 Riverbend Circle, reported her 31year old spouse hit
her with an open hand in front of their two children. The Elkhart County Sheriff Department is currently investigating .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 30968 RIVERBEND CIRCLE,OSCEOLA,IN
3/3/14 6:30 am
Date_Incident
14001577 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:41am, Jennifer W Trovatore (28) of 30968 Riverbend Circle, reported her 31year old spouse hit
her with an open hand in front of their two children. The Elkhart County Sheriff Department is currently investigating .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 30968 RIVERBEND CIRCLE,OSCEOLA,IN
3/3/14 6:30 am
Date_Incident
14001580 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter
On 03-03-2014 at approximately 9:30 am, Benjamin Gravit (38) of 1504 Krau Street reported, that a suspect(s) vandalized his
2001 Chevrolet Blazer by spray painting the rear of the vehicle while he was at his place of employment Diversified Machine at
51560 CR 133 sometime between 9:00 pm on 03-02-2014 and 9:00 am on 03-03-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 51560 CR 133,BRISTOL,IN
3/2/14 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001581 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Rape : Rape By Force
BLOTTER:
ON MARCH 3, 2014 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A RAPE REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 412 S 7TH ST,GOSHEN,IN
3/3/14 8:13 am
Date_Incident
14001585 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
BLOTTER:
ON MARCH 3, 2014 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHINS REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 810 N 6TH STREET,GOSHEN,IN
3/3/14 11:37 am
Date_Incident
14001593 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On March 3, 2014 around 2:48 pm, Tracy Yakel, 43, 18375 Brewster Dr, reported that a pregnant 17 year old female had been
pushed down by her 17 year old boyfriend, causing her pain to an ankle around 12:00 pm on March 3, 2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 18375 Brewster DR,Bristol,IN
3/3/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001594 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 3-3-2014 at around 6:08pm, Marcy A. Cripe, 41, reported her daughter had been battered by someone known to her on
3-3-2014 at around 5:30pm at 52077 Brookstream Circle. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is investigating this incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 52077 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
3/3/14 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
14001594 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 3-3-2014 at around 6:08pm, Marcy A. Cripe, 41, reported her daughter had been battered by someone known to her on
3-3-2014 at around 5:30pm at 52077 Brookstream Circle. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is investigating this incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 52077 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
3/3/14 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
14001594 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 3-3-2014 at around 6:08pm, Marcy A. Cripe, 41, reported her daughter had been battered by someone known to her on
3-3-2014 at around 5:30pm at 52077 Brookstream Circle. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is investigating this incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 52077 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
3/3/14 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
14001594 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 3-3-2014 at around 6:08pm, Marcy A. Cripe, 41, reported her daughter had been battered by someone known to her on
3-3-2014 at around 5:30pm at 52077 Brookstream Circle. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is investigating this incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 52077 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
3/3/14 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
14001592 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter
On 3/3/2014 at approximately 3:30pm, Sharlene Hilton (21), reported that she'd signed a lease agreement for the residence
located at 22707 CR 45 and sent $1491 as payment for the lease. She later found out that the lease agreement was fraudulent.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 22707 CR 45,GOSHEN,IN
2/19/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001590 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter
On 3/3/2014, at approximately 2:53pm, Erica Olenczuk, 37, 59250 Lewis St, Elkhart, reported that her 16 year old son was not
listening, being disrespectful and punched a hole in a wall inside their residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 59250 LEWIS ST,ELKHART,IN
3/3/14 2:53 pm
Date_Incident
14001590 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/3/2014, at approximately 2:53pm, Erica Olenczuk, 37, 59250 Lewis St, Elkhart, reported that her 16 year old son was not
listening, being disrespectful and punched a hole in a wall inside their residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 59250 LEWIS ST,ELKHART,IN
3/3/14 2:53 pm
Date_Incident
14001586 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 03-03-14 at 1:18pm, David Hochstetler (48) of 59398 CR 11 reported receiving correspondence between 4:18pm on
02-23-14 and 10:52am on 03-03-14 by a purported customer through Crags List who sent him a fraudulent business check for
over the amount of a purchase. The subject requested he cash the check and send the balance to a third party.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 59398 CR 11,ELKHART,IN
2/23/14 4:18 pm
Date_Incident
14001603 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON MARCH 4, 2014 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHINS REPORT TO THE ELKHART
COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT,.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 304 PARK AV,GOSHEN,IN
3/3/14 2:08 pm
Date_Incident
14001595 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter
On 3/3/2014, at approximately 6:18pm, William Lunsford, 49, 60208 CR 101, Elkhart, reported that his 16 year old daughter did
not return home from school on 03/03/2014 as required, and he was not able to make contact with her. She was entered as a
runaway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 60208 CR 101,ELKHART,IN
3/3/14 6:18 pm
Date_Incident
14001597 03/03/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter
On 03/03/2014 at around 6:30 pm a report was made regarding finding nude pictures on a website of a small child engaged in
sexual acts with an adult male and female. The incident occurred in Middlebury, Indiana and is currently being investigated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: MIDDLEBURY,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/3/14 6:30 pm
Date_Incident
14001604 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:36am, Valerie K Cox(48) of 56596 Pincecrest Drive, reported fraudulent charges on her Wal
Mart Visa credit card in the amount of $646.00 in which she did not authorize.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 56596 PINECREST DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
3/3/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001606 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE
Blotter
On 03/04/2014 at approximately 9:30 am, Causha M. Hoover (30) of 1201 CR 15 lot 209, reported that her black T-Mobile
Concord cell phone was stolen from her vehicle by a suspect in the parking lot of 201 N. Cottage Avenue sometime between
3:00 pm on 03/02/2014 and 03/04/2014 9:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,GOSHEN,IN
3/2/14 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001607 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 3-3-2013 at 11:09 AM Doug Ganger, 55, reported that on 3-3-2014 around 1:30 PM an employee of Bashor Children's Home
located at 62226 CR 15 was battered by a suspect who poked her in the cheek resulting in redness to her cheek . Furthermore,
he reported that on 3-4-2014 around 9:10 AM the same suspect battered another employee resulting in no injury.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,Goshen,IN
3/3/14 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
14001610 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 3/4/2014 at 1:31pm, Edwin Leblanc, 50, was stopped for a traffic violation on SR 19 north of CR 26. Edwin Leblanc was
found to have a Suspended-Prior status on his Indiana driver's license, and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: SR 19 N CR 26,ELKHART,IN
3/4/14 1:31 pm
Date_Incident
14001613 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/04/2014 around 2:56pm Jose Beristain, 35, was stopped for a traffic violation at Old CR 17 and Willow Way intersection.
Jose Beristain was found to have never received a drivers license with a prior conviction, and had a habitual traffic violator
status. Jose Beristain was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for those offenses .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: OLD CR 17//WILLOW WAY,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/14 2:56 pm
Date_Incident
14001613 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/04/2014 around 2:56pm Jose Beristain, 35, was stopped for a traffic violation at Old CR 17 and Willow Way intersection.
Jose Beristain was found to have never received a drivers license with a prior conviction, and had a habitual traffic violator
status. Jose Beristain was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for those offenses .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: OLD CR 17//WILLOW WAY,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/14 2:56 pm
Date_Incident
14001613 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/04/2014 around 2:56pm Jose Beristain, 35, was stopped for a traffic violation at Old CR 17 and Willow Way intersection.
Jose Beristain was found to have never received a drivers license with a prior conviction, and had a habitual traffic violator
status. Jose Beristain was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for those offenses .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: OLD CR 17//WILLOW WAY,GOSHEN,IN
3/4/14 2:56 pm
Date_Incident
14001617 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3/4/2014 at 3:37PM Jose Julian Portillo Acosta was stopped for a traffic violation at US 33/Ferndale. He failed standard field
sobriety and registered .21 % BRAC on a certified chemical test at 5:02PM. Jose Julian Portillo Acosta was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated and never receiving a license.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: US 33/Ferndale,Elkhart,IN
3/4/14 3:37 pm
Date_Incident
14001617 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/4/2014 at 3:37PM Jose Julian Portillo Acosta was stopped for a traffic violation at US 33/Ferndale. He failed standard field
sobriety and registered .21 % BRAC on a certified chemical test at 5:02PM. Jose Julian Portillo Acosta was incarcerated at the
Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated and never receiving a license.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: US 33/Ferndale,Elkhart,IN
3/4/14 3:37 pm
Date_Incident
14001618 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/04/2014 at approximately 3:28pm, Beverly Sudlow, 70, reported that her son Brian Sudlow, 40, had been found deceased
in the basement of their residence located at 55601 Riviera Drive in Elkhart. The Sheriff's Department and Coroner's office
investigated the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 55601 Riviera Drive,Elkhart,IN
3/4/14 3:28 pm
Date_Incident
14001614 03/04/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 3/4/2014 at 2:00pm Vicki Morris, 68 of 23428 Greenwood Blvd reported her identity was used to obtain a pay advance loan
through an online application in another state.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 23428 GREENWOOD Blvd,ELKHART,IN
3/4/14 1:55 pm
Date_Incident

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