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Elkhart County Police Blotter 3-21-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, March 21, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14001981 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 10:13am, Daniel A Vera(51) of 23728 US33, advised he wanted to harm himself and did not
want to live anymore. Daniel A Vera ingested an unknown amount of his prescribed medications . Daniel A Vera was taken to
Elkhart General Hospital for a 24hr observation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 23728 US 33,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 10:13 am
Date_Incident
14001983 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE
BLOTTER
On 03/19/2014 at 1:00 p.m., Natalie Heed, 24, advised between 02/15/2014 at 5:01 p.m. and 02/19/2014 at 12:01 p.m.,
unknown suspect(s) removed two birth certifcates and misc receipts from her vehicle located at 28858 Miller Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 28858 MILLER DR,ELKHART,IN
2/15/14 5:01 pm
Date_Incident
14001984 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 03/19/2014 at 1:30 p.m., Erin Hamman, 31, advised on 03/18/2014 between 5:01 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., unknown suspect(s)
removed a women's wallet from a facility, located at 70891 CR 23.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 70891 CR23,NEW PARIS,IN
3/18/14 5:01 am
Date_Incident
14001988 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/19/2014 at about 3:30 pm, Dena Weiss, 41, 30959 Byrkit Rd., reported a 10 month old child was found not breathing at
the residence. The child was tranported to Elkhart General Hospital and later pronounced deceased. The Sheriff's Department
and the Department of Child Services are investigating the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 30959 BYRKIT DR,OSCEOLA,IN
3/19/14 1:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001990 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3/19/2014 at 4:21PM, Gary Ferm, 62, was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 17/SR 120. Gary Ferm failed standard field
sobriety tests, and a blood draw was obtained at Elkhart General Hospital. Gary Ferm was found to be in possession of heroin,
a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia. He was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for medical treatment. Charges are
being requested.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 17/CR 10,Elkhart,IN
3/19/14 4:21 pm
Date_Incident
14001990 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter
On 3/19/2014 at 4:21PM, Gary Ferm, 62, was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 17/SR 120. Gary Ferm failed standard field
sobriety tests, and a blood draw was obtained at Elkhart General Hospital. Gary Ferm was found to be in possession of heroin,
a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia. He was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for medical treatment. Charges are
being requested.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 17/CR 10,Elkhart,IN
3/19/14 4:21 pm
Date_Incident
14001990 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/19/2014 at 4:21PM, Gary Ferm, 62, was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 17/SR 120. Gary Ferm failed standard field
sobriety tests, and a blood draw was obtained at Elkhart General Hospital. Gary Ferm was found to be in possession of heroin,
a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia. He was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for medical treatment. Charges are
being requested.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: CR 17/CR 10,Elkhart,IN
3/19/14 4:21 pm
Date_Incident
14001986 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 03/19/2014 at approximately 2:38pm, Ramiro Osoria-Garcia, 61, reported that his residence located at 59653 CR 13 in
Elkhart had been burglarized between 1:45 pm and 2:20pm. The accused forced entry into the home through a breezway door
and stole various electronics, money, and jewelry.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 59653 CR 13,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
14001992 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On March 19, 2014, at approximately 6:45 pm, Tammy Najar, 32, 345 Roxbury Park, advised that her 16 year old son's neck
was cut intentionally with a knife by a suspect in Goshen between March 13th and 14th, 2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: 202 CRESCENT ST,GOSHEN,IN
3/14/14 8:00 am
Date_Incident
14001995 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03/19/2014 at 11:11pm, Arturo Leon, 24, was stopped for traffic offenses in the area of CR 17 and Beck Dr. Arturo Leon was
found to be a Habitual Traffic Violator, and had never received a driver's license. Arturo Leon was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 17 / BECK DR,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 11:11 pm
Date_Incident
14001995 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03/19/2014 at 11:11pm, Arturo Leon, 24, was stopped for traffic offenses in the area of CR 17 and Beck Dr. Arturo Leon was
found to be a Habitual Traffic Violator, and had never received a driver's license. Arturo Leon was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: CR 17 / BECK DR,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 11:11 pm
Date_Incident
14001998 03/20/2014
Nature of Call: Arson : Motor Vehicles
Blotter:
On 03/20/2014 around 12:01am Daresha Shelton, 20, reported her vehicle was intentionally set on fire at 57420 Nagy Dr
sometime between 10:45pm on 03/19/2014 and 12:00am on 03/20/2014. The Elkhart Couny Sheriff's Department is
investigating the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: 57420 NAGY DR,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 10:45 pm
Date_Incident
14001996 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 03/19/2014 around 11:44 pm, Cindy L. Bowers, 38, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of SR 19 and CR 4, Elkhart.
She was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test having a BRAC of .10 around 12:27am. She was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 19 and CR 4,ELkhart,IN
3/19/14 11:44 pm
Date_Incident
14001991 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On 03/19/2014 at approximately 4:37pm, Leisa J. Woods, 56, reported battery and harrassment by a 13 year old male against
her 12 year old grandson while at 58903 CR 3. Leisa Woods' grandson was punched in the left temple and then had the right
side of his head and face pushed into a brick wall by the 13 year old male, causing the 12 year old pain.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 58903 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 2:55 pm
Date_Incident
14001991 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/19/2014 at approximately 4:37pm, Leisa J. Woods, 56, reported battery and harrassment by a 13 year old male against
her 12 year old grandson while at 58903 CR 3. Leisa Woods' grandson was punched in the left temple and then had the right
side of his head and face pushed into a brick wall by the 13 year old male, causing the 12 year old pain.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 58903 CR 3,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 2:55 pm
Date_Incident
14001993 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 03/19/2014 at approximately 7:04pm, Justin T. Bradshaw, 36, reported that he had been battered while at the Holiday Roller
Rink located at 28736 CR 20 in Elkhart. Justin Bradshaw advised that an unknown black male punched him in the face and
nose with a closed fist while Justin Bradshaw was attempting to escort a female patron out of the business. The investigation is
ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 28736 CR 20,Elkhart,IN
3/19/14 7:04 pm
Date_Incident
14001994 03/19/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter:
On 3/19/2014 at 6:12PM Kimberly Ott, 48, reported that her residence of 23085 Marydale Dr was entered through an unlocked
door a blanket and several firearms were stolen between 7:04AM and 3:30PM.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 23085 MARYDALE DR,ELKHART,IN
3/19/14 7:04 am
Date_Incident
14002004 03/20/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:59am, Adolfo A Zaldivar(36) of 16 Sunrise Drive, reported he received a letter from the
Internal Revenue Services stating there was an increase in his 2011 income tax. Adolfo A Zaldivar advised someone has been
using his name and social security number at a business in Elkhart.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 16 SUNRISE DR,ELKHART,IN
3/1/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002007 03/20/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter
On 3/20/2014 at approximately3:01pm, David Bontrager(50) of 10521 CR 28, reported someone using his identity at an
unknown date and time to file for a 2013 tax return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 10521 CR 28,Middlebury,IN
3/20/14 3:01 pm
Date_Incident
14002011 03/20/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter
On 3/20/2014 at 6:55PM a child molest was reported in Elkhart County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: 10206 CR 4,MIDDLEBURY,IN
8/31/13 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002013 03/20/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/20/2014 at around 10:08 pm, Yonathan Gutierrez-Rodriguez, 24, was stopped after a check of the registered owner of the
vehicle he was driving was found to be unlicensed and for another traffic violation . He was found to be operating without ever
receiving a license and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: Oakland Ave / Hively Ave,Elkhart,IN
3/20/14 10:08 pm
Date_Incident
14002016 03/21/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3/21/2014 at around 12:48 am, Elizabeth Rae Fuller, 32, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 18 west of CR 13. She
was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .08 BrAC result at 1:44 am. She was
found to be in possession of a controlled substance pill without a prescription. She was incarcerated. A passenger in her
vehicle, Brandon Linn, 30, resisted law enforcement and received a citation and was released pending a court hearing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 45 / CR 18,Elkhart,IN
3/21/14 12:48 am
Date_Incident
14002016 03/21/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter
On 3/21/2014 at around 12:48 am, Elizabeth Rae Fuller, 32, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 18 west of CR 13. She
was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .08 BrAC result at 1:44 am. She was
found to be in possession of a controlled substance pill without a prescription. She was incarcerated. A passenger in her
vehicle, Brandon Linn, 30, resisted law enforcement and received a citation and was released pending a court hearing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 45 / CR 18,Elkhart,IN
3/21/14 12:48 am
Date_Incident
14002016 03/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/21/2014 at around 12:48 am, Elizabeth Rae Fuller, 32, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 18 west of CR 13. She
was found to be intoxicated, failing a field sobriety test and a chemical breath test with a .08 BrAC result at 1:44 am. She was
found to be in possession of a controlled substance pill without a prescription. She was incarcerated. A passenger in her
vehicle, Brandon Linn, 30, resisted law enforcement and received a citation and was released pending a court hearing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEHMAN, CASEY D,3A230
Incident Location: CR 45 / CR 18,Elkhart,IN
3/21/14 12:48 am
Date_Incident
14002015 03/21/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
blotter:
On 03/21/2014 at approximately 12:53am, Juan Fernandez, 49, was stopped on Fieldhouse Ave, west of 20th St for a traffic
violation. Juan Fernandez failed field sobriety tests and had a certified chemical breath test with a result of .09 BRAC at 1:53am.
Juan Fernandez was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 20TH ST,ELKHART,IN
3/21/14 12:53 am
Date_Incident

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