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Elkhart County Police Blotter 3-19-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, March 19, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14001931 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 03-17-14 at 9:25am, Jerimia Muday (23) reported a 2000 Toyota RAV4 of Town and Country Auto Sales, Inc was stolen from
their lot, under the name of $350 Down Gets You Around at 30927 Old US 33, between 3:00pm on 03-15-13 and 9:00am on
03-17-14. The building was entered through an unsecured back window, all their vehicle keys were pulled off a keyboard in the
office, and $4.00 was pulled out of a desk drawer. Nothing was missing from the building though, not even the keys for the
RAV4. The RAV4 was parked outside unlocked.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 30927 OLD US 33,ELKHART,IN
3/15/14 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001929 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
BLOTTER:
ON MARCH 17, 2014 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHILD MOLEST REPORT TO THE
ELKHART COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 100 BROOKSIDE MANOR,GOSHEN,IN
3/17/14 9:30 am
Date_Incident
14001933 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter:
On 03-17-14 at 12:18pm, a 50 year old female, 22000 Stillwater Ct reported that between 6:00pm and 7:00pm on 03-15-14, an
acquaintance from a previous mutual employer came to her residence purporting he just wanted to say hello. Once there, the
subject made unwanted sexually solicitous physical contact with her. The subject ultimately left after she persistently rejected
his advances and repeatedly told him to leave.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 22508 STILLWATER CT,ELKHART,IN
3/15/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001936 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter
On 3/17/2014, at approximately 3:23pm, Sharon Curtis, 83, 23611 CR 45, Elkhart, reported that between 12/25/2013 and
2/24/2014, a suspect took $1000 out of her dresser drawer without her permission.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 23611 CR 45,ELKHART,IN
12/25/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001937 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter
On 3/17/2014, at approximately 4:05pm, Monico Perez-Castro, 42, reported that his red 2007 Chevrolet Silverado was stolen
out of a parking lot at 4840 Beck Dr., while his son was at work. The vehicle was located and recovered by Cass County Sheriff
Department in Michigan at approximately 5:29pm. This incident is under further investigation by the Elkhart County Sheriff
Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 4840 BECK DR,ELKHART,IN
3/17/14 9:45 am
Date_Incident
14001935 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 3-17-2014 at around 2:36pm, Amy Matherly, 61, 26048 North Shore Dr., reported someone has used her identity information
to attempt to receive a tax refund. This occured between 2-24-2014 and 3-17-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 26048 NORTH SHORE DR,ELKHART,IN
2/24/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14001939 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS OR ACCESSORIES
BLOTTER:
On 03/17/2014 at 05:10 p.m., Darryl Mosiman, 42, advised between 03/13/2014 at 10:01 p.m. and 03/14/2014 at 09:46 a.m.,
unknown suspect(s) removed four tires and four 18" rims, from his 2010 Chevrolet Impala, located at 22416 Breakwater Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 22416 BREAKWATER DR,ELKHART,IN
3/13/14 10:01 pm
Date_Incident
14001941 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On March 17, 2014 around 5:57 pm, Karen Ventura Maldonado, 18, 24510 Elmhurst Dr, reported that her debit card information
had been used sometime between March 13th and March 15th without her permission for a total value of $84.13. She also
reported her debit card was missing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 24510 ELMHURST DR,ELKHART,IN
3/13/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001942 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/17/2014 at approximately 7:20pm, Andrew Slabaugh (21), was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for a 24 hour
committal after consuming a dangerous amount of synthetic marijuana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 72915 CR 3,Nappanee,IN
3/17/14 5:15 pm
Date_Incident
14001946 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 03/17/2014 at approximately 7:28pm, Erick Nocentelli, 34, was stopped on SR 19, north of Hively Ave for a traffic violation.
Erick Nocentelli failed field sobriety tests and had a certified chemical breath test with a result of .09 BRAC at 8:19pm. Erick
Nocentelli was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: LUSHER AVE//SR 19,ELKHART,IN
3/17/14 7:28 pm
Date_Incident
14001945 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 03/17/2014 around 7:16pm Kenneth McCain, 42, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 16 east of Ash Rd. Kenneth
McCain was found to be operating while impaired after he failed a three part field sobriety test and failed a Drug Recognition
Examination. Kenneth McCain was incarcerated at the Elkhart county jail for operating while impaired.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 16 east of Ash Road,Elkhart,IN
3/17/14 7:16 pm
Date_Incident
14001956 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03-18-2014 at approximately 10:15 am, Lois S. Galvan (75) of 56862 Pomona, reported that a suspect crashed into her
2002 Silver Ford Windstar Van causing minor damage to her vehicles rear driver 's side while she was parked in a church
parking lot at 24197 CR 16. The suspect left the scene of the crash without stopping and providing any information to Lois
Galvan.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 24197 CR 16,ELKHART,IN
3/18/14 8:30 am
Date_Incident
14001950 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 03/17/2014 at approximately 10:12pm Jeanette Wilson reported her 17 year old juvenile son as a runaway, after he ran
away from her while at 215 South 2nd Street in Elkhart at approximately 4:45pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 315 SOUTH 2ND ST,ELKHART,IN
3/17/14 4:45 pm
Date_Incident
14001948 03/17/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE
Blotter
On 03/17/2014 at about 8:55 pm, Kent Beers, 57, 404 Cripe Dr., Millersburg, reported that sometime between 3:00 pm and 7:00
pm a suspect removed and took the Indiana license plate from his 2013 Carry On 8 foot utility trailer, that was parked at his
residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 404 CRIPE DR,MILLERSBURG,IN
3/17/14 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001960 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/18/2014 at about 1:41 pm, John Battisti, 57, reported finding a male laying along CR 9 north of US 6, not breathing and
with no pulse. Nappanee medics responded and found the male, Eugene Hershberger, 72, of 72413 CR 9, deceased. The
Elkhart County Sheriff's Department and the Coroner's office are investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: CR 9 NORTH OF US HWY 6,NAPPANEE,IN
3/18/14 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001964 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: ALL OTHER LARCENY
Blotter:
An 8 yr old male student at Orchard View Elementary, 56734 Northridge Dr, Middlebury has been repeatedly stealing from the
classroom.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56734 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/18/14 12:45 pm
Date_Incident
14001962 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter:
On 3/18/2014 at 2:30pm Maureen Hartman, 72 of 53537 CR 9 reported theft of money from her bank account. A known
person removed about $1700 from her bank account without her permission in October and December of 2013.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 53537 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
3/18/14 2:28 pm
Date_Incident
14001972 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 3/18/2014 at 8:35pm a fight occurred during an adult soccer game at the Elkhart Sports Complex at 1162 Fremont Ct.
Two males, Stephen Clayton, 29 and Lawrence Baltazar, 39 reported they were battered during the game by opposing players.
Both suffered minor cuts and scratches to the face and did not require medical treatment at the scene .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 1162 FREMONT CT,ELKHART,IN
3/18/14 8:35 pm
Date_Incident
14001975 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 03-18-2014 at around 9:16 pm, Ronnie J. Sword, 38, was involved in a single vehicle crash into a mailbox and some
trees in the area of CR 4 west of CR 39. Ronnie Sword was uninjured and was arrested at the crash scene for operating a
vehicle while intoxicated as well as for two outstanding arrest warrants. Ronnie Sword failed field sobriety tests at the scene,
and submitted to a certified chemical breath test with a result of .14 BrAC at approximately 11:15 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: CR 4 W CR 39,Middlebury,IN
3/18/14 9:16 pm
Date_Incident
14001977 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03/182014, around 10:14pm Edward Franks, 42, of 28793 Starner Avenue was committed for a 24 hour mental health
evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 28793 STARNER AVE,ELKHART,IN
3/18/14 8:14 pm
Date_Incident
14001965 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/18/2014, at approximately 3:43pm, Linda Sarber, 58, 22841 Greenleaf Blvd, Elkhart reported that she received several text
messages from her son advising that his wife, Krista Cyrus was threatening to harm herself by jumping off the CR 17, six span
bridge. Krista Cyrus was located on SR 120 east of CR 17, and resisted police when they attempted to take her into custody.
Krista Cyrus was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for a 24hr emergency detention and later transported to Epworth Memorial
for a 72hr committal.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 21313 SR 120,BRISTOL,IN
3/18/14 3:43 pm
Date_Incident
14001965 03/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/18/2014, at approximately 3:43pm, Linda Sarber, 58, 22841 Greenleaf Blvd, Elkhart reported that she received several text
messages from her son advising that his wife, Krista Cyrus was threatening to harm herself by jumping off the CR 17, six span
bridge. Krista Cyrus was located on SR 120 east of CR 17, and resisted police when they attempted to take her into custody.
Krista Cyrus was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for a 24hr emergency detention and later transported to Epworth Memorial
for a 72hr committal.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 21313 SR 120,BRISTOL,IN
3/18/14 3:43 pm
Date_Incident
14001978 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 03/19/2014 at approximately 12:23am, Maria Gonzalez, 39, was held for a 24 hour emergency detention after she made
comments concerning committing suicide and took an excessive amount of prescription medications. Maria Gonzalez was later
admitted to Elkhart General Hospital for a mental health evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 23693 SPRING RIVER DR,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 12:23 am
Date_Incident

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