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Elkhart County Police Blotter 4-23-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Wednesday, April 23, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14002673 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 04-21-2014 at approximately 8:00 am, Richard Jenks (78) of 53303 Red Oak Drive, reported that suspect(s) stole his 2008
United Trailer Express Line Trailer, a 2010 Scag Freedom riding mower, and a 2010 Scag Turf Tiger, from his business, J and J
Lawn and Garden Equipment at 19976 CR 6, sometime between 04-20-2014 11:00 am, and 04-21-2014 8:00 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 19976 CR 6,BRISTOL,IN
4/20/14 11:00 am
Date_Incident
14002675 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
BLOTTER:
On April 21, 2014, Dorothy Stutzman, (61), of Goshen, Indiana reported an unknow subject used her social security number to
fill an unauthorizedincome tax return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CAPLES, WILLIAM,3A202
Incident Location: 61420 CR 133,GOSHEN,IN
4/15/14 9:00 am
Date_Incident
14002680 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04-21-2014 at about 11:37 am Julie Hazlett, 44, reported finding Dora Butler deceased from natural causes in her residence
at 622 Hubbard Hills Lane around 11:35 am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BENNETT, MICHAEL A,3A251
Incident Location: 622 HUBBARD HILLS Lane,ELKHART,IN
4/18/14 10:30 am
Date_Incident
14002681 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 04-21-14 at around 12:15pm at Concord High School located at, 59117 Minuteman Way, a 15 year juvenile female battered
another 15 year old juvenile female in the lunch room at the school. The 15 year old female suspect was later released to her
parents at the scene.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MATTESON, RICHARD,3A210
Incident Location: 59117 MINUTEMAN WAY,ELKAHRT,IN
4/21/14 12:15 pm
Date_Incident
14002688 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 04-21-2014 at approximately 4:45 pm, Melissa Kauffman (43) of 16726 CR 8 apt B, reported that Jon Mccullough (72) of
16726 CR 8 apt A, battered her 15 year old female daughter, by striking her in the left arm with a large stick on 04-17-2014
around 9:30 pm. The 15 year old female received redness and bruising from being hit.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 16726 CR 8,Bristol,IN
4/17/14 9:15 pm
Date_Incident
14002687 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 04/21/2014 at approximately 5:43pm, Katie Hoekstra, 20, and Trevor Brownlee, 22, were found in possession of marijuana
and drug paraphernalia, during a drug investigation at 22426 Pine Arbor Dr. Both Katie Hoekstra and Trevor Brownlee issued
citations and released with a court date through the Magistrate Court in Elkhart, Indiana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 22426 PINE ARBOR DR,ELKHART,IN
4/21/14 5:43 pm
Date_Incident
14002687 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/21/2014 at approximately 5:43pm, Katie Hoekstra, 20, and Trevor Brownlee, 22, were found in possession of marijuana
and drug paraphernalia, during a drug investigation at 22426 Pine Arbor Dr. Both Katie Hoekstra and Trevor Brownlee issued
citations and released with a court date through the Magistrate Court in Elkhart, Indiana.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: 22426 PINE ARBOR DR,ELKHART,IN
4/21/14 5:43 pm
Date_Incident
14002691 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT OF BICYCLES
Blotter:
On 04/21/2014 at approximately 6:06pm Melissa Rorie (37) reported that someone stole a bicycle from her residence located at
53671 Pintail Drive on 04/17/2014 sometime between 8:15am and 4:15pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 53671 PINTAIL DR,GRANGER,IN
4/17/14 8:15 am
Date_Incident
14002690 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4/21/2014 at 6:33pm, Greg Ciesnicki, 64, reported damage to the rear door of his residence, 57072 CR 13, in the form of a
broken glass, after an unknown object broke it. The door was found ajar, but no items were taken. The incident occurred
between 4/20/2014 at 10:00pm and 4/21/14 at 10:30am. No suspects were identified at the time of the report.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 57072 CR 13,ELKHART,IN
4/20/14 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002683 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: SHOPLIFTING
Blotter:
On 4-21-2014 at 1:38 PM, Nina Ottman, an employee of Walmart, 30830 Old US 20, reported that on the same date around
1:36 PM a suspect made a fraudulent return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
4/21/14 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
14002685 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: ALL OTHER LARCENY
Blotter:
On 04-21-14 at 3:44pm, Jessica Tyree (36) of All Pro Scrap reported a 40 yard roll off box full of aluminum was stolen from their
account site at 58905 CR 9 at 7:15am on 04-21-14.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: GROVE, THAD,3A187
Incident Location: 58905 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
4/21/14 7:15 am
Date_Incident
14002686 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4-21-2014 at around 4:13 PM Matthew Bontrager, 33 of 68832 SR 13 reported several subject(s) were shooting a rifle from
inside a vehicle in the 68000 block of SR 13 between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM on 4-21-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: SR 13 S CR 46,MILLERSBURG,IN
4/21/14 4:13 pm
Date_Incident
14002689 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 04/21/2014 at approximately 06:23pm Charlene Gosser, 31, and Jarrod Gosser, 38, both of 59589 CR 113, reported a
Battery incident at 56904 Pearl Ann Dr. Michael Kitch Jr., 47, and Crystal Kitch, 41, both of 56885 Pearl Ann Drive, also reported
that they were battered during the incident as well. All four victims sustained minor injuries during the incident. The investigation
is ongoing at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DILLEY, ERIC,3A283
Incident Location: 56904 PEARL ANN DR,Elkhart,IN
4/21/14 6:23 pm
Date_Incident
14002692 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 4/21/14 around 7:30pm Edith Martin, 32 of 24238 SR 119 reported ten fraudulent charges to her Interra Debit Card that
occurred on 4/16/14 3:00am and 4:00am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 24238 SR 119,Goshen,IN
4/16/14 3:00 am
Date_Incident
14002694 04/21/2014
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 4/21/14 around 8:45pm a 17 year old male was found to have Illegally Consumed an Alcoholic beverage at 26350 CR 54,
and released to his parents. A 18 year old male Shelby Stahly, was found to be Illegally in posession of an alcoholic beverage.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 26350 CR 54,NAPPANEE,IN
4/21/14 8:15 pm
Date_Incident
14002699 04/22/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 04-22-2014 at approximately 9:00 am, Brian A. Gonzales (40) of 29301 Summer Tree Lane, reported that a 15 year old
juvenile male stole his Interra Credit Union Debit card and charged $100.97 between 02-01-2014 9:00 am and 04-22-2014 9:00
am.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: JASTRZEMBSKI, STEVEN A,3A241
Incident Location: 29301 SUMMER TREE Lane,ELKHART,IN
2/1/14 9:00 am
Date_Incident
14002700 04/22/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
Blotter:
On 4-22-2014 at 9:48 AM Jeffrey T. Lietzan, 48, reported that on 4-19-2014 at 7:00 PM a suspect used his credit card to make
purchases online totalling $119.98.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 23191 Orchard Ridge Dr.,Elkhart,IN
4/19/14 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002706 04/22/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4-22-2014 at 12:24 PM Tanya K. Tubbs, 36, reported that at various times on 4-21-2014 at 4-22-2014 a suspect whom she
has a protection order against attempted to contact her via telephone.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 19156 OAK ST,NEW PARIS,IN
4/21/14 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002716 04/22/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 04/22/2014 at approximately 6:28pm Treesa Manns (19) reported that her brother grabbed her and threw her to the ground
causing her to dislocate her shoulder while at her residence of 72242 CR 15. Treesa Manns received treatment at Goshen
Hospital for her injuries.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: PERRY, KYLE J,3A270
Incident Location: 72242 County Road 15,Nappanee,IN
4/22/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002705 04/22/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On April 22, 2014, at approximately 11:40 am, David R. Engstrom, 63, 22784 Pine Arbor Dr., advised he was in a vehicle
collision with an unknown female subject at the intersection of CR 17 and SR 120, and that the unknown female subject left the
scene of the collision without providing him with her driver's license, vehicle registration, and insurance information.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: CR 17 and SR 120,Elkhart,IN
4/22/14 11:35 am
Date_Incident
14002719 04/22/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4/22/2014 at 9:30pm, Brandy Yoder, 33, reported three subjects arrived at her residence, 28834 Driftwood Dr, and shot a
handgun multiple times on her property. No damage to the residence was reported. Brandy Yoder identified one male subject,
as the shooter. The case is still under further investigation.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 28834 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
4/22/14 9:30 pm
Date_Incident
14002711 04/22/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter:
On April 22, 2014, at approximately 4:11 pm, Angela Rogers, 34, 53244 Pine Drive, advised between 6:15 am and 3:45 pm on
April 22, 2014, an unknown subject damaged the front wooden steps to her residence by knocking the steps off of the concrete
base.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: 53244 Pine Drive,Bristol,IN
4/22/14 6:15 am
Date_Incident
14002720 04/23/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 4-23-2014 at approximately 3:41 am, Gregory Fish, 40, was stopped in the area of Brentwood and Greenleaf Blvd for a
traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests, and refused a chemical test around 4:21A.M. He was also found to be in
possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Brentwood // Greenleaf Blvd,Elkhart,IN
4/23/14 3:41 am
Date_Incident
14002720 04/23/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 4-23-2014 at approximately 3:41 am, Gregory Fish, 40, was stopped in the area of Brentwood and Greenleaf Blvd for a
traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests, and refused a chemical test around 4:21A.M. He was also found to be in
possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: Brentwood // Greenleaf Blvd,Elkhart,IN
4/23/14 3:41 am
Date_Incident
14002721 04/23/2014
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 4/23/2014, at approximately 4:26am, Stacy Reed, 40, 24660 Dover Ct, reported that her 16 year old daughter ran away from
home without permission. The 16 year old was listed as a runaway.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCDOWELL, CAMERON,3A268
Incident Location: 24660 DOVER,ELKHART,IN
4/22/14 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002723 04/23/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On April 23, 2014 at 5:40am, Etelvina Reyes(51) of 57954 CR9 reported at 5:20am, she went outside her residence to start her
2005 Jeep Liberty Etelvina Reyes returned inside until 5:40am. Etelvina Reyes had discovered some had stolen her vehicle.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 57954 CR9,ELKHART,IN
4/23/14 5:20 am
Date_Incident
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