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Elkhart County Police Blotter 4-2-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, April 2, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14002244 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 3/31/14 around 2:35am Maynard Beachy, 60 reported that his license plate to his Black Ford Van had been stolen at the
parking lot of the Indiana Toll Rd at CR 17 on 3/15/14 or 3/16/14 around 12:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: CR 17 and toll rd,Elkhart,IN
3/15/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002245 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 03/31/2014 at approximately 3:46am,Christopher Beachy, 25, reported that his mother, Christine Beachy, 59, attempted to
kill herself, by consuming a large quantity of prescription medications and alcoholic beverages. Christine Beachy was
transported to IU Gohsen Health Hospital for a 24hr Emergency Detention.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 19420 YODER DR,GOSHEN,IN
3/31/14 3:46 am
Date_Incident
14002249 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter:
On Monday, March 31, 2014 at 9:05am, Amanda D Bender(38) of 51854 Ash Rd, reported sometime around March 24, 2014, a
subject stole two guitars from the residence of 30387 North Meadow Brook Lane.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 30387 NORTH MEADOW BROOK Lane,ELK
3/24/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002191 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 03/31/2014 at 2:15 p.m., Robert L Converse, 48, advised on 03/11/2014 at 4:31 p.m. an unknown suspect(s) used his debit
card for an unauthorized charge at David's Bridal.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 60398 CR 113,ELKHART,IN
3/11/14 4:31 pm
Date_Incident
14002252 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: ALL OTHER LARCENY
Blotter:
On March 31, 2014, at approximately 2:00 pm, Nina Ottman, 57,an employee of Walmart, 30830 U.S. Hwy 20, reported that a
suspect had shoplifted several packs of playing cards. The suspect, William B. Walters, 26, 56716 Spruce Lane, was arrested
and detained at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: 30830 S Old U Hwy 20,Elkhart,IN
3/31/14 2:03 pm
Date_Incident
14002268 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:34am, Leslie L Mauk(61) of 804 Antler Drive, was involved in a two vehicle crash at CR13
and Magnum Drive. Leslie L Mauk advised he was not operating his 1997 Dodge Ram pickup truck Leslie L Mauk advised his
27 year old son was operating the vehicle. Several witnesses confirmed Leslie L Mauk was operating the vehicle . Leslie L Mauk
license is suspended-infraction. Leslie L Mauk gave false informtion at the crash scene , therefore a warrant will be requested.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: CR13/MAGNUM DRIVE,ELKHART,IN
3/31/14 11:34 am
Date_Incident
14002254 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter:
On 3-31-14 at approx. 3:00pm a 16 yr old student at Northridge High School, 56779 Northridge Dr, Middlebury reported her clay
sculpture had been damaged between 3-27-14 and 3-31-14.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SHOTTS, JEREMY,3A197
Incident Location: 56779 NORTHRIDGE DR,MIDDLEBURY,IN
3/27/14 3:55 pm
Date_Incident
14002255 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/31/2014 at approximately 4:10pm, James Adams(68) of 58441 Garfield Dr., was committed to Goshen Hospital for head
injuries he sustained from a fall. He was incoherent and refused medical attention, but was taken for evaluation based on his
altered mental status.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 58441 GARFIELD DR,GOSHEN,IN
3/31/14 4:10 pm
Date_Incident
14002260 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On 3/31/2014 at approximately 7:03pm, Brayden Boone(18) of 19090 4th st, New Paris, reported being punched in the face
twice by known juvenile suspect on 5th st. west of Division st. in New Paris. The fight was due to a relationship issue. Brayden
Boone suffered swelling to his head and nose, along with a bloody nose.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: Fifth St west of Division St,New Paris,IN
3/31/14 7:03 pm
Date_Incident
14002260 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Disorderly Conduct
Blotter
On 3/31/2014 at approximately 7:03pm, Brayden Boone(18) of 19090 4th st, New Paris, reported being punched in the face
twice by known juvenile suspect on 5th st. west of Division st. in New Paris. The fight was due to a relationship issue. Brayden
Boone suffered swelling to his head and nose, along with a bloody nose.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: Fifth St west of Division St,New Paris,IN
3/31/14 7:03 pm
Date_Incident
14002261 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 3/31/2014, at approximately 8:48pm, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to a vehicle accident involving a single
vehicle on Old US 33 west of Tower Rd. Mitchell Swanson, 38, was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing the three
portion standardized field sobriety tests. Mitchell Swanson refused certified chemical testing and was transported to Elkhart
General Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Charges are being sent to the Elkhart County Prosecutors office for IC 9-30-5-2,
Operating While Intoxicated; IC 9-24-19-2, Driving While Suspended-Prior, IC 9-30-15-3, Operating a vehicle with an open
container and IC 9-21-8-2, Driving Left of Center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: Old US 33 west of Tower Rd,Elkhart,IN
3/31/14 8:48 pm
Date_Incident
14002261 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/31/2014, at approximately 8:48pm, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to a vehicle accident involving a single
vehicle on Old US 33 west of Tower Rd. Mitchell Swanson, 38, was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing the three
portion standardized field sobriety tests. Mitchell Swanson refused certified chemical testing and was transported to Elkhart
General Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Charges are being sent to the Elkhart County Prosecutors office for IC 9-30-5-2,
Operating While Intoxicated; IC 9-24-19-2, Driving While Suspended-Prior, IC 9-30-15-3, Operating a vehicle with an open
container and IC 9-21-8-2, Driving Left of Center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: Old US 33 west of Tower Rd,Elkhart,IN
3/31/14 8:48 pm
Date_Incident
14002261 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/31/2014, at approximately 8:48pm, Elkhart County Sheriff Deputies responded to a vehicle accident involving a single
vehicle on Old US 33 west of Tower Rd. Mitchell Swanson, 38, was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing the three
portion standardized field sobriety tests. Mitchell Swanson refused certified chemical testing and was transported to Elkhart
General Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Charges are being sent to the Elkhart County Prosecutors office for IC 9-30-5-2,
Operating While Intoxicated; IC 9-24-19-2, Driving While Suspended-Prior, IC 9-30-15-3, Operating a vehicle with an open
container and IC 9-21-8-2, Driving Left of Center.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: Old US 33 west of Tower Rd,Elkhart,IN
3/31/14 8:48 pm
Date_Incident
14002253 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter
On 3-31-2014 at around 2:48pm, Michael Mattox, 26, reported someone entered his residence by removing the window screen
and took a flat screen television, a Sony PS3, some prescription medication, and a black and white cat. He stated this occured
between 1:10pm and 2:15pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 22542 CR 4,ELKHART,IN
3/31/14 1:10 pm
Date_Incident
14002253 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3-31-2014 at around 2:48pm, Michael Mattox, 26, reported someone entered his residence by removing the window screen
and took a flat screen television, a Sony PS3, some prescription medication, and a black and white cat. He stated this occured
between 1:10pm and 2:15pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 22542 CR 4,ELKHART,IN
3/31/14 1:10 pm
Date_Incident
14002256 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 3/31/2014, at approximately 4:51pm, Erica Olenczuk, 37, 59250 Lewis St, Elkhart, reported that her 16 year old son was
being disrespectful to her by talking to her in a direspectful tone.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 59250 LEWIS ST,ELKHART,IN
3/31/14 4:51 pm
Date_Incident
14002258 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On March 31, 2014, at approximately 5:15 pm, Ashley M.E. Tubbs, 26, 25107 Dunny St was found to be at a vehicle collision, at
CR 17 and SR 120 with a subject on who was issued a no-contact order against him to bar him from being around her. An
investigation was started regarding the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: 22013 ST RD 120,ELKHART,IN
3/31/14 5:14 pm
Date_Incident
14002262 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On March 31, 2014, at approximately 9:15 pm, Brooke E. Flynn, 22, 1203 E. Jackson Blvd, advised she was punched by a
suspect at 51152 CR 109 , causing burising to her eye on March 30, 2014 at about 4:00 pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: 51152 CR 109,ELKHART,IN
3/30/14 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002264 03/31/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 3/31/2014 at 10:06pm, Brock Nye, 41, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of SR 15 and CR 4. Brock Nye was
found to be in the illegal possession of marijuana, with a prior conviction. Brock Nye was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: SR 15 SOUTH CR 4,BRISTOL,IN
3/31/14 10:06 pm
Date_Incident
14002265 04/01/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04-01-2014 at approximately 12:54 am, Chad E. Ellsworth, 33, was stopped in the area of SR 19 and CR 6 for a traffic
violation. Chad E. Ellsworth failed a three part field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test around 1:32 a.m. having a result
of .10 BRAC. Chad E. Ellsworth was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 19 North of CR 6,Elkhart,IN
4/1/14 12:54 am
Date_Incident
14002266 04/01/2014
Nature of Call: ALL OTHER LARCENY
Blotter:
On 04-01-2014 at approximately 1:31 am, Annette Burke, 42, reported that a suspect took her prescription medication from a
residence at 28201 Broad.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: 28201 Broad,Elkhart,IN
4/1/14 1:00 am
Date_Incident
14002269 04/01/2014
Nature of Call: CHINS
BLOTTER
On 3/31/2014 a CHINS investigation was started regarding a 15 year old female in the Elkhart County area.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 29875 TEALWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
3/24/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14002273 04/01/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On April 1, 20114 around 6:13 pm, Sharon Curtis, 63, 23611 CR 45, reported a subject she has a protection order against, came
on her property around 4:30 pm in violation of the order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 23611 CR 45,ELKHART,IN
4/1/14 4:30 pm
Date_Incident
14002267 04/01/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 04/01/2014 at approximately 3:58am Aaron Phelps (31) reported that he was battered by a 25 year old male while at his
residence of 25567 Thelmadale Drive. Aaron Phelps sufferred a small laceration to his hand from broken glass .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 25567 THELMADALE DR,ELKHART,IN
4/1/14 3:58 am
Date_Incident

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