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Elkhart County Police Blotter 5-9-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Friday, May 9, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14003011 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 05-07-2014 at approximately 12:01 am, Jeremiah L. Vigansky, 24, was stopped in the area of CR 11 South of CR 6 for a
traffic violation. He failed field sobriety tests, and a certified chemical test around 12:43 a.m. having a result of .19 BRAC. He
was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: CR 11 South of CR 6,Elkhart,IN
5/7/14 12:01 am
Date_Incident
14003012 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 05-07-2014 around 4:46 A.M. Octavio Perez 26, was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of SR 19 South of CR 30. It
was found Octavio Perez's driving status was Habitual Traffic Violator Life. He was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WASS, MICHAEL,3A212
Incident Location: SR 19 South of CR 30,ELkhart,IN
5/7/14 4:46 am
Date_Incident
14003017 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 5/7/2014, at approximately 10:58 am, Joseph E Bryan (54) reported an auto theft case at 21758 Hoosier Ct. Joseph Bryan
stated a 1930 Ford Model A was stolen from the garage of his deceased father's residence, sometime between 2/28/2014 and
10:42 pm on 3/2/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 21758 HOOSIER CT,Bristol,IN
2/28/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14003016 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Arson : Motor Vehicles
Blotter:
On May 6, 2014 at 10:45pm, Concord Fire Department responded to 57782 Quebec for a report of a travel trailer on fire. Fire
Investigators determined the fire was suspicious and telephoned the Elkhart County Sheriff Department to report this incident on
May 7, 2014 at 9:39am. The investigation is ongoing.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FACKELMAN, WILLIAM,3A216
Incident Location: 57782 QUEBEC,ELKHART,IN
5/6/14 10:45 pm
Date_Incident
14003019 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Fraud
BLOTTER
On 05/07/2014 at 11:00 a.m., Victoria L. Craw, 18, advised between 03/10/2014 and 05/07/2014 an unknown suspect(s) used
her social security number without authorization.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 60857 CR 21,GOSHEN,IN
3/10/14 8:00 am
Date_Incident
14003020 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter: On 5-7-14 around 12:45 pm, David Everett age 68 reported that he found a bicycle adjacent to his property on 5-7-14.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: REAVES, JASON,3A195
Incident Location: 22941 leslie Lane,Elkhart,IN
5/7/14 12:45 pm
Date_Incident
14003023 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Larceny - Theft (Except Motor Vehicle Theft) OTHER
BLOTTER
On 05/07/2014 at 1:55 p.m., Carla Freel, 61, advised on 04/29/2014 at 09:59 a.m., an unknown suspect(s) removed a trash
container located at 28039 Broad St.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 28039 BROAD ST,Elkhart,IN
4/29/14 9:59 am
Date_Incident
14003024 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 05/07/2014 at approximately 2:57pm, Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office Investigators identified the driver of a silver
Chrysler Sebring at CR 20 and 10th St., as Charles A. Bloss. Charles Bloss, 37, was found to have a warrant for his arrest, as
well as a driving status of Habitual Traffic Violater-Life. Charles Bloss was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail for the
outstanding warrant and for driving with a status of Habitual Traffic Violater -Life.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: CR 20// 10th Street,Elkhart,IN
5/7/14 2:57 pm
Date_Incident
14003031 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On 05/07/2014 at approximately 07:13 PM Dedra Snyder, 23, reported that at an unknown place and time, in Elkhart,
approximately 1 week prior to the call that a suspect grabbed her by her neck and struck her in the nose with his forehead,
causing her pain and a nose bleed. The same suspect also blocked a doorway and told her she could not leave the location
they were at.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 52073 Brookstream Cir,ELKHART,IN
4/30/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14003031 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 05/07/2014 at approximately 07:13 PM Dedra Snyder, 23, reported that at an unknown place and time, in Elkhart,
approximately 1 week prior to the call that a suspect grabbed her by her neck and struck her in the nose with his forehead,
causing her pain and a nose bleed. The same suspect also blocked a doorway and told her she could not leave the location
they were at.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HOIEN, CHAD S,3A272
Incident Location: 52073 Brookstream Cir,ELKHART,IN
4/30/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14003021 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter:
On 5/7/2014, at approximately 1:09 pm, Shawn M Vertrees (36) reported a theft at 25701 Pierina Dr. Shawn Vertrees stated a
former employee stole 4 nylon harnesses from Star Tank Corrosion Control, sometime between 3/1/2014 and 12:00 pm on
5/7/2014.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BOGGS, EVAN S,3A228
Incident Location: 25701 PIERINA DR,ELKHART,IN
3/1/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14003037 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
BLOTTER:
ON MAY 8, 2014 THE INDIANA DEPT. OF CHILD SERVICES FORWARDED A CHINS REPORT TO THE ELKHART COUNTY
SHERIFF'S DEPT.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BLOUGH, BETTE E,3C709
Incident Location: 320 STONE DRIVE,GOSHEN,IN
5/7/14 1:22 pm
Date_Incident
14003025 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 05/07/2014 at 4:42pm, Bryan Cyrus, 39, 531 Sherwood Dr., reported a violation of a protection order by phone by a suspect
between 04/29/2014 and 05/07/2014. The suspect contacted him in violation of the order.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 531 Sherwood Drive,Bristol,IN
5/7/14 4:42 pm
Date_Incident
14003026 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On 05/07/2014 at 4:57pm, Charnee Dunn, 22, reported being kicked in the chest by a suspect at 28952 Frank Court in the
presence of their mutual child, and it caused pain and injury to Charnee Dunn's chest and back. No arrests were made related
to the offense and the investigation is ongoing at this time .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 28952 FRANK CT,ELKHART,IN
5/7/14 4:57 pm
Date_Incident
14003030 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On 05/07/2014 at approximately 7:13pm, Charles Mott, 58, reported locating a moped in the woods behind his property located
at 1003 W. Mishawaka Road. The moped was found to be stolen property, and was impounded from the scene. The
investigation is ongoing at this time.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: CORTEZ, JENNIFER,3A258
Incident Location: 1003 W Mishawaka Road,Elkhart,IN
5/7/13 7:13 pm
Date_Incident
14003035 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 05/08/2014 at approximately 12:11am, Phillip Wolfe, 21, was stopped on US 6, east of Oakland Ave for driving a motor
vehicle in a reckless manner. Phillip Wolfe failed field sobriety tests and refused a certified chemical breath test at the Elkhart
County Jail, at 1:15am. Phillip Wolfe was also found to have a driver’s license status of suspended -misdemeanor. Phillip Wolfe
was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: US 6 EAST OAKLAND AVE,NAPPANEE,IN
5/8/14 12:11 am
Date_Incident
14003035 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 05/08/2014 at approximately 12:11am, Phillip Wolfe, 21, was stopped on US 6, east of Oakland Ave for driving a motor
vehicle in a reckless manner. Phillip Wolfe failed field sobriety tests and refused a certified chemical breath test at the Elkhart
County Jail, at 1:15am. Phillip Wolfe was also found to have a driver’s license status of suspended -misdemeanor. Phillip Wolfe
was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: US 6 EAST OAKLAND AVE,NAPPANEE,IN
5/8/14 12:11 am
Date_Incident
14003035 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 05/08/2014 at approximately 12:11am, Phillip Wolfe, 21, was stopped on US 6, east of Oakland Ave for driving a motor
vehicle in a reckless manner. Phillip Wolfe failed field sobriety tests and refused a certified chemical breath test at the Elkhart
County Jail, at 1:15am. Phillip Wolfe was also found to have a driver’s license status of suspended -misdemeanor. Phillip Wolfe
was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: FREY, SCOTT E,3A280
Incident Location: US 6 EAST OAKLAND AVE,NAPPANEE,IN
5/8/14 12:11 am
Date_Incident
14003036 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 05/08/2014 around 3:31am Jason Beattie, 42, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 6 east of SR 19. Jason Beattie was
found to be operating while intoxicated after failing a field sobreity test and had a .16BrAC at 4:14am. Jason Beattie was
incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 6 EAST OF SR 19,ELKHART,IN
5/8/14 3:31 am
Date_Incident
14003042 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: Vandalism
BLOTTER
On 05/08/2014 at 8:29 a.m. Andrew Williams, 65, advised between 05/03/14 at 8:00 p.m. and 05/04/2014 at 9:00 a.m., an
unknnown suspect(s) wrote grafitti on his outside shed and trailer located at 22820 Kehres St.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 22820 KEHRES ST,ELKHART,IN
5/3/14 8:00 pm
Date_Incident
14003044 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE
BLOTTER
On 05/08/2014 at 9:10 a.m., Dean R. Deford, 57, advised between 05/06/2014 at 11:00 p.m. and 05/07/2014 at 10:30 a.m.,
unknown suspect(s) entered his vehicle, located at 50506 CR 5 and removed several items, without authorization.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 50506 CR 5,ELKHART,IN
5/6/14 11:00 pm
Date_Incident
14003051 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: FAILURE TO REGISTER
BLOTTER
On 5/8/2014 an investigation was started regarding a 37 year old sex offender who was found not residing at his registered
address in Elkhart County.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DENESUK, BRANDON,3A239
Incident Location: 54007 Independence St,ELKHART,IN
4/30/14 12:00 am
Date_Incident
14003053 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On May 8, 2014 around 2:28 pm, Steven Groah, 23, 11342 Quail Run Dr, reported a NIPSCO trailer he was pulling on SR 13,
north of CR 24, was struck by a silver vehicle, northbound on SR 13, which then left the scene. The trailer was damaged.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: SR 13 N CR 24,Middlebury,IN
5/8/14 2:28 pm
Date_Incident
14003032 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Not Applicable
Blotter
On 05/07/2014 at about 7:49 pm, Michael Battles, 33, 27341 Kesler Ave., reported that he had shot and killed an at-large loose
dog that charged him while he was on his property. The dog owner was aware of the incident. No apparent crime occurred and
no charges are filed.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LANZEN, DAVID W,3A227
Incident Location: 27341 KESLER Ave,ELKHART,IN
5/7/14 7:49 pm
Date_Incident
14003034 05/07/2014
Nature of Call: Motor Vehicle Theft : Autos
Blotter:
On 5/7/2014 at 11:28pm, Krystofer Yacks, 26, 29851 CR 20, reported on this date sometime between 6:00pm and 8:30pm, a
suspect stole a gold 2006 Chevrolet Silverado from the parking lot of the business. The incident is under investigation by the
Elkhart County Sheriff's Department.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HUFF, RYAN E,3A265
Incident Location: 29851 CR 20,ELKHART,IN
5/7/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14003063 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter:
On 5/8/2014 at approximately 7:55pm, Cody Obacz (20), was arrested on SR 19 north of Indiana Ave. after being stopped for a
traffic violation. Cody Obacz was found to be in possession of 29 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and was driving on a
suspended license with a prior conviction. Cody Obacz was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: SR 19 N Indiana Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/8/14 7:35 pm
Date_Incident
14003063 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 5/8/2014 at approximately 7:55pm, Cody Obacz (20), was arrested on SR 19 north of Indiana Ave. after being stopped for a
traffic violation. Cody Obacz was found to be in possession of 29 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and was driving on a
suspended license with a prior conviction. Cody Obacz was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: SR 19 N Indiana Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/8/14 7:35 pm
Date_Incident
14003063 05/08/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 5/8/2014 at approximately 7:55pm, Cody Obacz (20), was arrested on SR 19 north of Indiana Ave. after being stopped for a
traffic violation. Cody Obacz was found to be in possession of 29 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and was driving on a
suspended license with a prior conviction. Cody Obacz was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: SR 19 N Indiana Ave,Elkhart,IN
5/8/14 7:35 pm
Date_Incident
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