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Elkhart County Police Blotter 4-8-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, April 8, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14002374 04/06/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4-6-2014 at around 7:57 AM Jeffrey Byrkey, 55, of 30190 CR 22 reported that his 91 year old father Richard Byrket had died
sometime between 2:00 AM on 4-6-2014 and 7:30 Am on 4-6-2014. I incident is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 30190 CR 22,ELKHART,IN
4/6/14 2:00 am
Date_Incident
14002377 04/06/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4/6/2014 at approximately 3:56pm, Edward Olson(31) of 3862 S. State Rd 9, Albion, was incarcerated for operating while
intoxicated, and operating while suspended-habitual traffic violator, after being found operating a silver 2004 Ford pickup at
63716 CR 3, Elkhart. Edward Olson failed field sobriety tests and a drug recognition evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 63716 CR 3,Elkhart,IN
4/6/14 3:48 pm
Date_Incident
14002377 04/06/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 4/6/2014 at approximately 3:56pm, Edward Olson(31) of 3862 S. State Rd 9, Albion, was incarcerated for operating while
intoxicated, and operating while suspended-habitual traffic violator, after being found operating a silver 2004 Ford pickup at
63716 CR 3, Elkhart. Edward Olson failed field sobriety tests and a drug recognition evaluation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 63716 CR 3,Elkhart,IN
4/6/14 3:48 pm
Date_Incident
14002381 04/06/2014
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter
On 4/6/2014 at approximately 8:25pm, Samuel Espinoza (20), was found to have consumed alcoholic beverages at 558240 CR
13 while there discussing a theft issue. Samuel Espinoza was cited and released for illegal consumption of alcholic beverages.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 58240 CR 13,Elkhart,IN
4/6/14 8:10 pm
Date_Incident
14002383 04/06/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/07/2014 at approximately 10:28pm Tia Vanwormer (21) reported that a subject shot a handgun towards her vehicle
causing damage after an argument near the intersection of CR 9 and CR 4.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: CR 9 South of CR 4,Elkhart,IN
4/6/14 10:28 pm
Date_Incident
14002380 04/06/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 4/6/2014 at 7:30pm John Whitmer, 26 was stopped for traffic violations at St Rd 19 and Rainbow Bend. During the
investigation, three packages of suspected synthetic marijuana were located in the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: St Rd 19 / Rainbow Bend Blvd,Elkhart,IN
4/6/14 7:35 pm
Date_Incident
14002384 04/07/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/07/2014 around 4:45am Juan Collazo, 42, was found to be driving a motor vehicle without ever receiving a drivers
license, on a traffic stop on CR 6 west of CR 17. Juan Collazo was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for never receiving a
driver's license.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR6 WEST OF CR 17,ELKHART,IN
4/7/14 4:45 am
Date_Incident
14002390 04/07/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On 04/07/2014 at around 5:45 pm Brittany Peake, 25, of 56434 CR 27, reported that suspect(s) entered her residence by force
through a side door. Birttany Peake reported that subjects took possession of a Sony Playstation 3 and a 32" flat screen
television from the mater bedroom. Brittany Peake reported that the incident occurred between 7:00 am and 5:20 pm on
04/07/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 56434 CR 27,BRISTOL,IN
4/7/14 7:00 am
Date_Incident
14002394 04/07/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04-07-2014 at approximately 10:33 pm, Elmose Lay Jr., 58, was stopped in the area of Johnson and Jackson for traffic
violations. He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .13 at 11:33 pm. He
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Bristol // Johnson,Elkhart,IN
4/7/14 10:33 pm
Date_Incident

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