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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Monday, April 28, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14002763 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter:
On 04/28/2014 at around 5:52 am, Bret Null, 36 of 54140 Independence St, reported all of the lug nuts on his 2007 Pontiac
Solstice's wheels had been removed over night.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 54140 INDEPENDENCE ST,ELKHART,IN
4/24/14 9:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002767 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
Blotter:
On 04/25/2014 at around 10:00 am, Brent Reese, 28 of 54296 Blair Ct reported his Playstation 3 was stolen by a girlfriend at her
residence at 26082 Rogers Rd between 04/13/2014 and 04/15/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 26082 ROGERS RD,ELKHART,IN
4/25/14 10:00 am
Date_Incident
14002774 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: Runaways
Blotter:
On 4/25/2014 at approximately 4:30pm, Oscar Caceres(38) of 59399 CR 113, Elkhart, reported known juvenile as a runaway
after he failed to return home after being gone since 4/12/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: 59399 CR 113,ELKHART,IN
4/12/14 1:30 pm
Date_Incident
14002770 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 4-25-2014 at around 1:30 PM Elizabeth Zentz, 27, of 62226 CR 15 reported being punched in the back by an 12 year old
male at Bashor Alternative School at around 11:55 AM on 4-25-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 62226 CR 15,GOSHEN,IN
4/25/14 11:55 am
Date_Incident
14002768 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/25/2014 at around 10:41 am, Todd Kocian, 44 of 26300 Lakewood Dr reported his 17 year old daughter was receiving
threatening messages through Facebook. The incident began on 04/18/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WITT, EVAN Y,3A243
Incident Location: 26300 LAKEWOOD,ELKHART,IN
4/25/14 10:41 am
Date_Incident
14002772 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 04/25/2014 at about 3:38pm, John Jones, 69, reported a burglary at his residence located at 29148 CR 108. Sometime
between 04/23/2014 at 2pm and the time of the report, the suspects entered into a locked pole barn and stole a Husqvarna
riding lawn mower and hydraulic jack. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 29148 CR 108,ELKHART,IN
4/25/14 3:38 pm
Date_Incident
14002775 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 04/25/2014 at approximately 06:30 PM Amy Dean, 44, of 57262 Decamp, reported being threatened by a known subject on
4/23/2014..
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 57262 DECAMP,ELKHART,IN
2/23/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14002777 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4/25/2014 at approximately 6:52pm, Julio Cervantes(20) was stopped on CR 17 south of CR 30 for a traffic infraction. It was
then found he was operating while never receiving a driver's license and been illegally consuming alcohol, in which he was
incarcerated for.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: CR 17 south of CR 30,Goshen,IN
4/25/14 6:52 pm
Date_Incident
14002777 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
Blotter:
On 4/25/2014 at approximately 6:52pm, Julio Cervantes(20) was stopped on CR 17 south of CR 30 for a traffic infraction. It was
then found he was operating while never receiving a driver's license and been illegally consuming alcohol, in which he was
incarcerated for.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: POLACHEK, CASEY J,3A273
Incident Location: CR 17 south of CR 30,Goshen,IN
4/25/14 6:52 pm
Date_Incident
14002779 04/25/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04/25/2014 at approximately 11:40pm, Johnny Alderman, 44, was stopped on US 6, east of Jackson St for a traffic violation.
Johnny Alderman failed field sobriety tests and had a certified chemical breath test with a result of .08 BRAC at 12:27am and
was incarcerated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: MIRIAM ST NORTH US 6,NAPPANEE,IN
4/25/14 11:40 pm
Date_Incident
14002780 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 04/26/2014, around 12:24am Breanna K Bontrager,18, was stopped for traffic violations on CR 16 west of CR 1 and was
found to be suspended with prior convictions and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 16 west of CR 1,ELKHART,IN
4/26/14 12:24 am
Date_Incident
14002781 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04/26/2014, around 1:03am Marcus L Paul, 22, was stopped for traffic violations on CR 16 east of CR 3, he was found to be
intoxicated after failing field sobriety test and a certified chemical test with a .09 BrAC around 1:34am and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 16 east of CR 3,Elkhart,IN
4/26/14 1:03 am
Date_Incident
14002784 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Sale / Make Opium / Cocaine
Blotter:
On April 26, 2014, at approximately 10:21 am, an employee of Elkhart County Community Corrections advised that an unknown
subject had discarded a 20 oz Sprite bottle with a white granular substance onto the north side of U.S. Hwy 20, east of the CR
18 overpass.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: U.S. Hwy 20, east of CR 18,Elkhart,IN
4/26/14 10:21 am
Date_Incident
14002785 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: ALL OTHER LARCENY
Blotter:
On 4-26-2014 at around 10:41 am, Randy WIlson, 60, of 59725 CR 9 reported an unknown subject damaged a sign he had in
his yard by spray painting it sometime between 7:00 PM on 4-25-2015 and 10:00 AM on 4-26-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 59725 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
4/25/14 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002785 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter:
On 4-26-2014 at around 10:41 am, Randy WIlson, 60, of 59725 CR 9 reported an unknown subject damaged a sign he had in
his yard by spray painting it sometime between 7:00 PM on 4-25-2015 and 10:00 AM on 4-26-2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 59725 CR 9,ELKHART,IN
4/25/14 7:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002786 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 4-26-2014 at around 12:11 AM officer responded to an incident at 24643 CR 26. It was determined that a 13 year old male
was a child in need of services.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 24643 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
4/26/14 12:11 pm
Date_Incident
14002786 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4-26-2014 at around 12:11 AM officer responded to an incident at 24643 CR 26. It was determined that a 13 year old male
was a child in need of services.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: STANFILL, SHANNON R,3A244
Incident Location: 24643 CR 26,ELKHART,IN
4/26/14 12:11 pm
Date_Incident
14002787 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 4-26-2014 at around 2:53pm, Jamie Hicks, 37, was arrested on a traffic stop at Elkhart and Chaptoula, he was a passenger
on a motorcycle which was stopped. Jamie Hicks had a valid warrant for his arrest. Jamie Hicks was also found to be in
possession of drug parahernalia and possession of marijuana. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: ELKHART / CHAPTOULA,BRISTOL,IN
4/26/14 2:53 pm
Date_Incident
14002787 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4-26-2014 at around 2:53pm, Jamie Hicks, 37, was arrested on a traffic stop at Elkhart and Chaptoula, he was a passenger
on a motorcycle which was stopped. Jamie Hicks had a valid warrant for his arrest. Jamie Hicks was also found to be in
possession of drug parahernalia and possession of marijuana. He was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: ELKHART / CHAPTOULA,BRISTOL,IN
4/26/14 2:53 pm
Date_Incident
14002789 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: SHOPLIFTING
Blotter:
On 4/26/2014 at approximately 6:50pm, Loss prevention employees at Walmart located at 30830 Old US 20 reported that
Anthony Cravens left the store without paying for various food items and a Ripstick amounting to $64.04. Anthony Cravens was
cited and released at the scene. The property was returned to the store.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,Elkhart,IN
4/26/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002790 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: SHOPLIFTING
Blotter:
On 04/26/2014 at approximately 08:27 PM Miguel Fuentes, 19, and Kiara Alharth, 19, both attempted to steal from the Walmart
store located at 30830 Old US 20 by concealing numerous electronic and clothing items and attempting to leave the store
without paying for the items which totaled $143.13 in merchandise. Kiara Alharth was arrested and released with a citation to
appear and Miguel Fuentes was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
4/26/14 8:27 pm
Date_Incident
14002790 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: SHOPLIFTING
Blotter:
On 04/26/2014 at approximately 08:27 PM Miguel Fuentes, 19, and Kiara Alharth, 19, both attempted to steal from the Walmart
store located at 30830 Old US 20 by concealing numerous electronic and clothing items and attempting to leave the store
without paying for the items which totaled $143.13 in merchandise. Kiara Alharth was arrested and released with a citation to
appear and Miguel Fuentes was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 30830 OLD US 20,ELKHART,IN
4/26/14 8:27 pm
Date_Incident
14002792 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4/27/14 around 12:06am Bobby Edwards, 27 reported that an unknown vehicle driven by an unknown person struck his
vehicle on 4/26/14 around 11:50pm in the parking lot of 16806 CR 46 and did not return.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 16806 CR 46,New Paris,IN
4/26/14 11:50 pm
Date_Incident
14002792 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
BLOTTER:
AN ELKHART JUVENILE WAS INCORRIGIBLE AND BATTERED HIS SISTER ON 11-03-2004.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 16806 CR 46,New Paris,IN
4/26/14 11:50 pm
Date_Incident
14002793 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
bLOTTER:
On 04/27/2014 at approximately 12:59am, Jeremy Watson, 32, was stopped on Jeanwood Dr, south of CR 6 for a traffic
violation. Jeremy Watson failed field sobriety tests and refused a certified chemical breath test with at 2:33am. Jeremy Watson
was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: CR 6 WEST JEANWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
4/27/14 12:59 am
Date_Incident
14002795 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04/27/2014 around 1:30am Michael Williams, 48, was stopped for a traffic violation at the CR 20 and SR 19 intersection.
Michael Williams was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing a sobriety test and having a .09 BrAC at 2:27am after
submitting to a Certified Chemical test. Michael Williams was incarcerated for operating while intoxicated-felony as he had a
previous conviction within the last five years.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 20//SR 19,ELKHART,IN
4/27/14 1:30 am
Date_Incident
14002794 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 04/27/2014, around 1:22am David D Nordman, 43, was stopped for traffic violations on CR 17 south of SR 120, he failed
field sobriety test and was found to have a .15 BrAC around 2:37am on a certified chemical test and was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MCHENRY, MICHAEL,3A196
Incident Location: CR 17 SOUTH SR 120,ELKHART,IN
4/27/14 1:22 am
Date_Incident
14002796 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: Liquor Laws
BLOTTER
On 4/26/2014 at 11:00PM the Elkhart County Sheriff's Alcohol Reduction team responded to a loud party at 14339 CR 8. 14
adults and 11 juveniles were found to have consumed alcohol. The adults were cited into the magistrate court for the
misdemeanor charge of the Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage . The juvniles were referred to the juvenile court for
the charge of the Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 14339 CR 8,MIDDLEBURY,IN
4/26/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002796 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELIQUENCY OF A MINOR
BLOTTER
On 4/26/2014 at 11:00PM the Elkhart County Sheriff's Alcohol Reduction team responded to a loud party at 14339 CR 8. 14
adults and 11 juveniles were found to have consumed alcohol. The adults were cited into the magistrate court for the
misdemeanor charge of the Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage . The juvniles were referred to the juvenile court for
the charge of the Illegal Consumption of an Alcoholic Beverage .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 14339 CR 8,MIDDLEBURY,IN
4/26/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002788 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 4/26/2014 at approximately 2:52pm, Jennifer Crist (37), reported being battered by a 37 year old female at 54158 Wilson St.
Jennifer Crist was struck with a frying pan and complained of pain in her shoulder as a result of being struck. While attempting
to report the incident, a 20 year old male disconnected the telephone to conceal the crime as Jennifer Crist was attempting to
report the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 54158 WILSON ST.,ELKHART,IN
4/26/14 2:25 pm
Date_Incident
14002788 04/26/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4/26/2014 at approximately 2:52pm, Jennifer Crist (37), reported being battered by a 37 year old female at 54158 Wilson St.
Jennifer Crist was struck with a frying pan and complained of pain in her shoulder as a result of being struck. While attempting
to report the incident, a 20 year old male disconnected the telephone to conceal the crime as Jennifer Crist was attempting to
report the incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 54158 WILSON ST.,ELKHART,IN
4/26/14 2:25 pm
Date_Incident
14002808 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter:
On 04/27/2014 at approximately 05:03 PM Dennis Hochstetler, 64, passed away at his residence located at 214 S Benton St,
Millersburg of natural causes. An investigation was conducted by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 214 S BENTON ST,MILLERSBURG,IN
4/27/14 5:03 pm
Date_Incident
14002803 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4-27-2014 at around 2:33pm, Destiny Fernandez, 36, 557 S. Arbutus, reported someone known to her was in possession of
her 2003 Toyota Highlander without her permission. This occured between 4-25-2014 at around 11:00am to 4-27-2014 at
around 2:08pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 557 S Arbutus,Bristol,IN
4/25/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14002810 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 4/27/2014 at 9:09pm, Miguel Soria-Montoya, 34, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 north of Sunnyside Ave. Miguel
Soria-Montoya was found to be Operating While Intoxicated after failing a Three Part Field Sobriety testing and found to have a
.15 BrAC at 10:16pm. Miguel Soria-Montoya was also found to have a Habitual Traffic Violator status and have Never Recieved
License, and incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: US 33//SUNNYSIDE AVE,ELKHART,IN
4/27/14 9:09 pm
Date_Incident
14002810 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4/27/2014 at 9:09pm, Miguel Soria-Montoya, 34, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 north of Sunnyside Ave. Miguel
Soria-Montoya was found to be Operating While Intoxicated after failing a Three Part Field Sobriety testing and found to have a
.15 BrAC at 10:16pm. Miguel Soria-Montoya was also found to have a Habitual Traffic Violator status and have Never Recieved
License, and incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: US 33//SUNNYSIDE AVE,ELKHART,IN
4/27/14 9:09 pm
Date_Incident
14002810 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 4/27/2014 at 9:09pm, Miguel Soria-Montoya, 34, was stopped for a traffic violation on US 33 north of Sunnyside Ave. Miguel
Soria-Montoya was found to be Operating While Intoxicated after failing a Three Part Field Sobriety testing and found to have a
.15 BrAC at 10:16pm. Miguel Soria-Montoya was also found to have a Habitual Traffic Violator status and have Never Recieved
License, and incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: US 33//SUNNYSIDE AVE,ELKHART,IN
4/27/14 9:09 pm
Date_Incident
14002811 04/27/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
Blotter:
On 4/27/14 around 10:35pm Robert Jeffers, 36 of 53586 CR 27 Lot 35 reported that his neighbor damaged 53586 CR 27 Lot 35
with a metal baseball bat around 10:00pm.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: MILLER, ANDREW L,3A281
Incident Location: 53586 CR 27,Bristol,IN
4/27/14 10:00 pm
Date_Incident
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