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Elkhart County Police Blotter 4-17-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Thursday, April 17, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14002543 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04-15-2014 at approximately 1:22 am, Thomas Dunn, 50, was stopped in the area of CR 6 and Midland for traffic violations.
He failed field sobriety tests, and refused a certified chemical test. Thomas Dunn was also 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 6 west of Midland,Elkhart,IN
4/15/14 1:22 am
Date_Incident
14002543 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04-15-2014 at approximately 1:22 am, Thomas Dunn, 50, was stopped in the area of CR 6 and Midland for traffic violations.
He failed field sobriety tests, and refused a certified chemical test. Thomas Dunn was also 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 6 west of Midland,Elkhart,IN
4/15/14 1:22 am
Date_Incident
14002544 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4/15/14 around 2:31am Howard Childress, 28 was stopped for a traffic violation at CR 38 and CR 17 and arrested for
Habitual Traffic Violator.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: CR 38 / CR 17,Goshen,IN
4/15/14 2:31 am
Date_Incident
14002552 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 04-15-2014 at approximately 6:11 am, Kevin Brown (25) of 1010 Autumn Lakes Drive, reported that he was involved in a hit
and run crash while he was east bound on US 20 west of CR 11 in Elkhart County Indiana, while he was driving his 2012
Chevrolet Equinox. Kevin Brown advised that a driver of a silver passenger car crashed into the rear of his vehicle causing
heavy rear end damage to his Chevrolet Equinox and then left the scene of the crash without providing any of his information
such as his identification or the vehicle registration.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: US 20 WEST OF CR 11,ELKHART,IN
4/15/14 6:11 am
Date_Incident
14002559 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Rape : Rape By Force
Blotter:
On April 11, 2014, between 11:00 pm and 11:20 pm, at 102 Broadmore Estates, a 20 year-old female advised that she was
raped by her 23 year-old husband.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: 102 Broadmore Estates,Goshen,IN
4/11/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002524 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04-15-2014 at about 11:38 am Shelly McGraw, 28, reported finding James Reed inside his residence at 21853 CR 14 and
unreponsive and not breathing. James Reed was pronounced dead at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 21853 CR 14,ELKHART,IN
4/15/14 11:36 am
Date_Incident
14002561 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 04-15-14 at 11:43am, Philip Hall, 64, of 30862 Glen Haven Dr reported that between 5:00pm on 04-13-14 and 11:30am on
04-15-14 his residence was forced into and jugs of coin change were stolen from it. His unlocked Audi car was also stolen from
outdoors in his driveway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 30862 GLEN HAVEN DR,GRANGER,IN
4/13/14 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002561 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 04-15-14 at 11:43am, Philip Hall, 64, of 30862 Glen Haven Dr reported that between 5:00pm on 04-13-14 and 11:30am on
04-15-14 his residence was forced into and jugs of coin change were stolen from it. His unlocked Audi car was also stolen from
outdoors in his driveway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 30862 GLEN HAVEN DR,GRANGER,IN
4/13/14 5:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002563 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 04/15/2014 at around 1:23 pm Manasses Weirich, 83, of 120 N. Monroe Street was found unconscious and unresponsive at
his residence. He was found to be deceased. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department investigated the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 120 NORTH MONROE ST,MILLERSBURG,IN
4/15/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14002564 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 4/15/2014 at 1:25pm Joseph Lake, 30 reported his juvenile son was battered at Concord South Side at 23702 Arlene Ave.
The male suffered a scratch to the head and complaint of pain to the head . The incident is under investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 23702 ARLENE AV,ELKHART,IN
4/15/14 1:25 pm
Date_Incident
14002568 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 4/15/2014, at approximately 4:31pm, at 201 N Cottage Ave, a suspect was found to have in his possession a substance
suspected to be synthetic marijuana along with drug paraphernalia. Charges are pending lab results of the recovered
substance.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,Goshen,IN
4/15/14 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002568 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 4/15/2014, at approximately 4:31pm, at 201 N Cottage Ave, a suspect was found to have in his possession a substance
suspected to be synthetic marijuana along with drug paraphernalia. Charges are pending lab results of the recovered
substance.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 201 N COTTAGE AVE,Goshen,IN
4/15/14 4:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002562 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On 04-15-2014 at around 12:45am, at 59117 Minuteman Way a 16 year old female punched two juvenile female students
causing them pain and redness. The 16 year old juvenile female was later released to her parent at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MATTESON, RICHARD,3A210
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,ELKHART,IN
4/15/14 12:45 pm
Date_Incident
14002579 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 04/16/2014 Department of Child Services forwarded a report of Battery to the Elkhart County Sheriff 's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, KEVIN D.,9129
Incident Location: 22971 CR#28,GOSHEN,IN
4/15/14 4:27 pm
Date_Incident
14002560 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04-15-2014 at about 11:38 am Shelly McGrwas 28, reported finding James Reed unconscious and not breathing at his home
located at 21853 CR 14 around 11:36 am. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 21853 CR 14,ELKHART,IN
4/15/14 11:36 am
Date_Incident
14002569 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 04/15/2014 at approximately 7:10pm, Gene Grove, 58, 53377 Monterey Dr., reported a suspect using his social security
number in Elkhart County. The incident occurred on 04/14/2014 and the investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 53377 MONTEREY DR,BRISTOL,IN
4/14/14 2:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002570 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter
On 4/15/2014 at 7:19PM Eric Croy, 25, was stopped for a traffic violation at Country Club Dr/Cassopolis St. He failed a
standard field sobriety test, and registered .12 BRAC at 8:15PM. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for operating
while intoxicated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SMITH, ROBERT L,3A256
Incident Location: Country Club/Cassopolis St,Elkhart,IN
4/15/14 7:19 pm
Date_Incident
14002571 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04-15-2014 at approximately 11:30 pm, Nicole J. Heiliger, 29, was stopped in the area of Edgewater Blvd. North of Navajo
for a traffic violation. Nicole J. Heiliger failed a field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test around 12:05 A.M. having a
result of .18 BRAC. She was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Edgewater Blvd. North of Navajo,ELkhart,IN
4/15/14 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
14002572 04/15/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04-15-2014 at approximately 11:30 pm, Donovan Lundeen Jr, 58, was stopped in the area of Navajo and Indiana Ave for
traffic violations. He failed field sobriety tests and a certified chemical test, which showed him to have a BrAC of .16 at 12:23
am. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: Navajo south of Indiana Ave,Elkhart,IN
4/15/14 11:30 pm
Date_Incident
14002573 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/16/2014 at approximately 1:39am Richard King (29) resisted law enforcement with a vehicle after committing a traffic
violation near Bristol St and Conn Ave. Richard King was found to be in possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon,
marijuana, a controlled substance, and found to have a valid Elkhart County Warrant. Richard King was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: Baldwin // Johnson,Elkhart,IN
4/16/14 1:56 am
Date_Incident
14002573 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 04/16/2014 at approximately 1:39am Richard King (29) resisted law enforcement with a vehicle after committing a traffic
violation near Bristol St and Conn Ave. Richard King was found to be in possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon,
marijuana, a controlled substance, and found to have a valid Elkhart County Warrant. Richard King was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: Baldwin // Johnson,Elkhart,IN
4/16/14 1:56 am
Date_Incident
14002573 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Carrying / Possession Of Weapons
Blotter:
On 04/16/2014 at approximately 1:39am Richard King (29) resisted law enforcement with a vehicle after committing a traffic
violation near Bristol St and Conn Ave. Richard King was found to be in possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon,
marijuana, a controlled substance, and found to have a valid Elkhart County Warrant. Richard King was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: Baldwin // Johnson,Elkhart,IN
4/16/14 1:56 am
Date_Incident
14002573 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 04/16/2014 at approximately 1:39am Richard King (29) resisted law enforcement with a vehicle after committing a traffic
violation near Bristol St and Conn Ave. Richard King was found to be in possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon,
marijuana, a controlled substance, and found to have a valid Elkhart County Warrant. Richard King was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: Baldwin // Johnson,Elkhart,IN
4/16/14 1:56 am
Date_Incident
14002574 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04-16-2014 at approximately 2:45 am, Courtney Osborn, 23, was stopped in the area of CR 9 and Country Club for a traffic
violation. She failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test, which showed her to have a BrAC of .15 at 3:40 am. She
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DUSTIN,3A238
Incident Location: CR 9 north of Country Club,Elkhart,IN
4/16/14 2:45 am
Date_Incident
14002575 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
BLOTTER
On 04/16/2014 at 8:20 a.m., Tanya Pratt, 42, advised on 04/12/2014 (no time provided) unknown suspect(s) unlawfully used
her social security number when filing a 2013 tax return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 30417 S MEADOWBROOK LANE,ELKHART
4/12/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002580 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04-16-14 at 9:33am, Bryan Cyrus of 541 Sherwood Dr reported a subject violated a protective order he had against her by
calling, texting, and facebook messaging between 11:04am on 04-11-14 and 12:00am on 04-16-14.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 531 SHERWOOD DR,BRISTOL,IN
4/11/14 11:04 am
Date_Incident
14002581 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 04/16/14 at 10:50 a.m., David Shoufler, 56, advised on 04/03/2014 at 2:20p.m., unknown suspect(s) removed his trash
container from his property located at 28183 Pennsylvania Ave., Elkhart
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 28183 PENNSYLVANIA AVE,ELKHART,IN
4/3/14 2:20 pm
Date_Incident
14002582 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: ALL OTHER LARCENY
BLOTTER
On 04/16/2014 at 11:30 a.m., Suzanne Mochamer, 46, advised on 04/12/2014 between 5:40 p.m. and 8:50 p.m., unknown
suspect(s) removed a 10 spd, lt blue, girls Schwinn bicycle located at 58775 Oxbow Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 58775 OXBOW DR,ELKHART,IN
4/12/14 5:40 pm
Date_Incident
14002587 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 04/16/2014 at 3:25 p.m., McKayla Rose, 51, advised on 04/12/2014 between 4:43 p.m. and 7:43 p.m., unknown suspect(s)
shot a bullet into her 2012 Kia Sorento, located at 59519 CR 21 Goshen.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 59519 CR 21,GOSHEN,IN
4/12/14 4:43 pm
Date_Incident
14002588 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 04/16/14 at 3:40 p.m., Kayla Roberts, 26, advised between 04/10/14 at 11:30 a.m. and 04/12/14 a previous tenant
vandalised a residential home located at 54152 Ash Rd., Lot 57 Osceola.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 54152 ASH RD,OSCELA,IN
4/10/14 11:30 am
Date_Incident
14002590 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
BLOTTER
On 04/16/20014 at 4:00 p.m., Lois Troyer, 55, advised on 01/20/2014 at 6:24 p.m., unknown suspect(s) unlawfully used her
Discover credit card at Wal-Mart and shipped to an Evansville, IN address.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 606 ALANA DR,GOSHEN,IN
1/20/14 6:24 pm
Date_Incident
14002591 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On April 16, 2014, at approximately 8:30 am, Thomas Markel, 65, advised that Marc Shoulders,42, had been harrassing and
threating one of his employees by following her along CR 20/Mishawaka Rd in his vehicle and making threatening gestures and
comments to her for over a month.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: CR 20/Mishawaka Rd,Elkhart,IN
3/17/14 12:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002593 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Dangerous Narcotics
Blotter:
On 04/16/2014 at approximately 04:49 PM Mark E Brooks, 38, was found to be in possession of precursors to manufacture
methamphetamine and to be in violation of a protective order while at 55034 4 th Ave. Mark E Brooks was incarcerated at the
Elkhart Couty Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 55034 4TH AVE,ELKHART,IN
4/16/14 4:49 pm
Date_Incident
14002593 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/16/2014 at approximately 04:49 PM Mark E Brooks, 38, was found to be in possession of precursors to manufacture
methamphetamine and to be in violation of a protective order while at 55034 4 th Ave. Mark E Brooks was incarcerated at the
Elkhart Couty Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 55034 4TH AVE,ELKHART,IN
4/16/14 4:49 pm
Date_Incident
14002598 04/16/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04/16/2014 at approximately 09:05 PM Christopher J Leeke, 50, was found to have operated a vehicle while intoxicated after
he had slumped over his wheel while in the drive-thru at the Dairy Queen store located at 54530 CR 17. Christopher Leeke
failed field sobriety tests and refused to submit to a certified chemical test around 9:46 P.M. Christopher Leeke was
incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 54530 CR 17,BRISTOL,IN
4/16/14 9:05 pm
Date_Incident

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