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Elkhart County Police Blotter 3-26-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, March 26, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14002089 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03-24-2014 at approximately 5:27 am, Randy Teague, 54, was stopped in the area of CR 4 and SR 19 for traffic violations.
He was found to have a license status of Habitual Traffic Violator with a Lifetime suspension He was incarcerated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 4 east of SR 19,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 5:27 am
Date_Incident
14002094 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter
On 03/24/2014 at approximately 8:12am Michael Brassell reported that sometime between 03/22/2014 at 11:00pm and
03/24/2014 at 8:00am someone stole his locked black 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo while it was parked in the parking lot of
53487 North Park Ave.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 53487 NORTH PARK Ave,ELKHART,IN
3/22/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002097 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/24/2014 at around 12:45 pm Philip Dolski, 53, of 51471 CR 19, reported that an unknown vehicle struck his mailbox in
front of his residence and left the scene. Philip Dolski reported that the incident occurred on 03/22/2014 between 12:30 am and
6:30 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 51471 CR 19,BRISTOL,IN
3/22/14 12:27 pm
Date_Incident
14002100 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at 12:56pm Mark Green, 39 operated a blue Kia van southbound on SR 19 near CR 36 and drove left of center
sideswiping a northbound motor home. No persons were injured in the crash. Inside the van operated by Mark Green were his
three children, all under age 5. Mark Green left the scene of the crash by driving south on SR 19 when his van got a flat tire.
Mark Green was located at this scene and failed field sobriety testing. Mark Green submitted to a drug recognition exam by
Sheriff's deputies which he failed. Mark Green then submitted to blood and urine testing at the hospital. The results are
pending. Mark Green was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated endangerment, leaving the
scene of a crash, and neglect of dependents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: SR 19 N CR 38,Wakarusa,IN
3/24/14 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
14002100 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at 12:56pm Mark Green, 39 operated a blue Kia van southbound on SR 19 near CR 36 and drove left of center
sideswiping a northbound motor home. No persons were injured in the crash. Inside the van operated by Mark Green were his
three children, all under age 5. Mark Green left the scene of the crash by driving south on SR 19 when his van got a flat tire.
Mark Green was located at this scene and failed field sobriety testing. Mark Green submitted to a drug recognition exam by
Sheriff's deputies which he failed. Mark Green then submitted to blood and urine testing at the hospital. The results are
pending. Mark Green was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated endangerment, leaving the
scene of a crash, and neglect of dependents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: SR 19 N CR 38,Wakarusa,IN
3/24/14 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
14002100 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at 12:56pm Mark Green, 39 operated a blue Kia van southbound on SR 19 near CR 36 and drove left of center
sideswiping a northbound motor home. No persons were injured in the crash. Inside the van operated by Mark Green were his
three children, all under age 5. Mark Green left the scene of the crash by driving south on SR 19 when his van got a flat tire.
Mark Green was located at this scene and failed field sobriety testing. Mark Green submitted to a drug recognition exam by
Sheriff's deputies which he failed. Mark Green then submitted to blood and urine testing at the hospital. The results are
pending. Mark Green was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating while intoxicated endangerment, leaving the
scene of a crash, and neglect of dependents.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: SR 19 N CR 38,Wakarusa,IN
3/24/14 12:50 pm
Date_Incident
14002096 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 03/24/2014 at approximately 9:04am, a suspect traveling north bound on Old CR 17 north of CR 20, ran off the east side of
the roadway, crashed into a street sign, belonging to the Elkhart County Highway Department, and left the scene of a property
damage crash, prior to the arrival of law enforcement officers. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department investigation was
completed at the scene of the crash.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: Old CR 17 NORTH CR 20,ELKHART,IN
3/24/14 9:04 am
Date_Incident
14002101 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 03/24/2014 at 2:30 p.m., Teresa Navarro, 53, advised on 03/20/2014 between 2:03 a.m. and 7:03 a.m., unknown suspects,
removed her wallet from her purse, located at 25614 Pierina Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 25614 PIERINA DR,ELKHART,IN
3/20/14 2:03 am
Date_Incident
14002105 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter
On 3/24/2014, at approximately 4:43pm, Jesus Olvera, 54, 1637 Harrison Ridge Ln, Goshen, reported that between 6:00pm on
3/19/2014 and 5:00am on 3/20/2014, a suspect stole his trash can, which belonged to Borden Waste Away, from the front of his
residence.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 1637 Harrison Ridge Lane,Goshen,IN
3/19/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002107 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03/24/2014 at around 6:40 pm Christopher Harman, 26, was stopped for traveling 75 mph in a 55 mph zone on State Road
120, west of State Road 13. During the course of the traffic stop it was discovered that Christopher Harman 's driving status was
as a habitual traffic violator. Christopher Harman was incarcerated for operating a motor vehicle as a habitual traffic violator and
cited for exceeding posted speed limit.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: SR 120/ WEST OF SR 13,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/24/14 6:40 pm
Date_Incident
14002108 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at approximately 6:18pm, a child in need of service investigation began after receiving information from Concord
Junior High School staff in reference to a 13 year old male student.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 59397 CR 11,ELKHART,IN
3/24/14 3:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002113 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 3-24-2014 at approximately 10:30 pm, Diana Caraballo, 25, reported that she was stopped by a subject impersonating a
police officer in the area of CR 17 and US Hwy 20. She advised the incident occurred on 03-24-2014 at about 10:15 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 17 at US Hwy 20,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 10:15 pm
Date_Incident
14002109 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Synthetic Narcotics
Blotter:
On 3/24/2014 at 6:18pm Emma Heiser, 37 reported finding trash from a meth lab at 23155 Heaton Vista. The items were
located in a burn pile on the property and had been partially burned up. The items were collected and prepared to be picked up
by the Indiana State Police.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 23155 Heaton Vista,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 6:18 pm
Date_Incident
14002111 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On 3/24/2014, at approximately 9:07pm, Douglas Ganger, 54, 62226 CR 15, Goshen, reported that a 16 year old male student
struck a 15 year old male student with his fist after a verbal argument. The 16 year old was restrained. The 15 year old was
not injured.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
3/24/14 7:15 pm
Date_Incident
14002103 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Other Vehicles
Blotter
On 03/24/2014 at about 2:10 pm, Orrin Martin, 67, reported that a red utility trailer belonging to Martins Well Drilling Inc was
stolen from 26936 CR 30 sometime between 12/01/2013 and 01/02/2014. The theft was just discovered on 03/22/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 26936 CR 30,ELKHART,IN
12/1/13 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002098 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On 3-24-2014 at around 11:22am, Gilbert Harder II, 47, reported someone had gained entry to his residence by using a key and
removed assorted items from the residence and the garage. The occurred between 2-15-2014 and 3-23-2014 at around
1:30pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 29090 LARK ST.,ELKHART,IN
2/15/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14002114 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 03-24-2014 at approximately 11:33 pm, Jason A. Plantz, 25, was stopped in the area of Bristol St. East of Johnson St. for a
traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test around 2:18 A.M. having a result of .14 BRAC. It was
also found Jason A. Plantz has never had a license. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Bristol St. East of Johnson,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 11:33 pm
Date_Incident
14002114 03/24/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03-24-2014 at approximately 11:33 pm, Jason A. Plantz, 25, was stopped in the area of Bristol St. East of Johnson St. for a
traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test around 2:18 A.M. having a result of .14 BRAC. It was
also found Jason A. Plantz has never had a license. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Bristol St. East of Johnson,Elkhart,IN
3/24/14 11:33 pm
Date_Incident
14002115 03/25/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 3-25-2014 at approximately 1:24 am, Amy Kelly, 37, reported that her 1991 Honda car was stolen from her driveway at
about 12:00 am on 3-25-2014. The vehicle was found to have been stolen and recovered after a vehicle pursuit by the Elkhart
City Police Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 29661 River Shore Lane,Elkhart,IN
3/25/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14002130 03/25/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 3/25/2014 at 10:01am a male caller telephoned Elkhart County Dispatch and reported a bomb being placed at one of the
courthouses in Elkhart County or the Prosecutor's office. The male caller reported the bomb was in one of the locations and
officers had to figure it out. The courthouses were searched by officers and nothing suspicious was located .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 101 N. MAIN STREET,GOSHEN,IN
3/25/14 10:01 am
Date_Incident
14002133 03/25/2014
Nature of Call: Sex Offenses
Blotter:
On 3/25/2014 at 2:00pm Brianna Barrett, 21 reported a male acquaintance exposed his genitals to her at 21692 State Line Rd
as she was parked in the driveway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 21692 STATE LINE RD,BRISTOL,IN
3/25/14 2:24 pm
Date_Incident
14002136 03/25/2014
Nature of Call: FAILURE TO REGISTER
BLOTTER
On 3/25/2014 at around 4:15PM Rickey Allen Snider (52), a sex offender, was found residing at 121 N 5th St, Elkhart, Indiana.
Rickey Snider failed to register his address change as required by law. He was arrested for Failure to Register as a Sex
Offender with a Prior Conviction, a Class C Felony.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 121 N 5TH ST,ELKHART,IN
3/16/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002138 03/25/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/25/2014 at 5:32PM Geronimo Granado, 34, was stopped for a traffic violation at Ash Rd/Old US Hwy 20. He was
incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating a vehicle while license suspended as a habitual traffic violator .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Ash South Old US 20,Osceola,IN
3/25/14 5:32 pm
Date_Incident
14002142 03/26/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 03-26-2014 at approximately 1:28 am, Melissa Presswood, 36, was stopped in the area of Bristol Street and Johnson Street
for traffic violations. She failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed her to have a BrAC of . 11 at
02:13 am. She was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Bristol Street at Johnson Street,Elkhart,IN
3/26/14 1:28 am
Date_Incident
14002142 03/26/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03-26-2014 at approximately 1:28 am, Melissa Presswood, 36, was stopped in the area of Bristol Street and Johnson Street
for traffic violations. She failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed her to have a BrAC of . 11 at
02:13 am. She was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Bristol Street at Johnson Street,Elkhart,IN
3/26/14 1:28 am
Date_Incident

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