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Elkhart County Police Blotter 5-20-14

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Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
Daily activity blotter for Tuesday, May 20, 2014
26861 CR 26, Elkhart, IN. 46517
14003258 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 05/18/2014 at approximately 12:42am Justin Smith, 30 and Mark Batti, 29 were stopped in the area of CR 20 and CR 3 in
Elkhart. Justin Smith was found to be operating a vehicle while being a habitual traffic violator for life . Both Justin Smith and
Mark Batti were arrested in connection with a burglary at 57475 CR 3 in Elkhart. Justin Smith and Mark Batti were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DILLEY, ERIC,3A283
Incident Location: 57475 CR 3,Elkhart,IN
5/18/14 12:42 am
Date_Incident
14003258 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 05/18/2014 at approximately 12:42am Justin Smith, 30 and Mark Batti, 29 were stopped in the area of CR 20 and CR 3 in
Elkhart. Justin Smith was found to be operating a vehicle while being a habitual traffic violator for life . Both Justin Smith and
Mark Batti were arrested in connection with a burglary at 57475 CR 3 in Elkhart. Justin Smith and Mark Batti were incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: DILLEY, ERIC,3A283
Incident Location: 57475 CR 3,Elkhart,IN
5/18/14 12:42 am
Date_Incident
14003260 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 5/18/2014 at 03:43 am, William Rivera Jr., 39, was stopped for a moving violation in the area of Ash Rd. and Old U.S. 20.
William Rivera Jr. was found to be operating a vehicle while having a status of Habitual Traffic Violator -Life. William Rivera Jr.
was also found to be intoxicated, failing a Standard Field Sobriety Test, and refused a certified chemical test at 4:35 am. William
Rivera Jr. was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: Ash Road, South of Old U.S. 20,Elkhart,IN
5/18/14 3:29 am
Date_Incident
14003260 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 5/18/2014 at 03:43 am, William Rivera Jr., 39, was stopped for a moving violation in the area of Ash Rd. and Old U.S. 20.
William Rivera Jr. was found to be operating a vehicle while having a status of Habitual Traffic Violator -Life. William Rivera Jr.
was also found to be intoxicated, failing a Standard Field Sobriety Test, and refused a certified chemical test at 4:35 am. William
Rivera Jr. was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Stapleton, Nicholas T,3A282
Incident Location: Ash Road, South of Old U.S. 20,Elkhart,IN
5/18/14 3:29 am
Date_Incident
14003259 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 05/18/2014 around 3:37am Dustin Balyeat, 31, was stopped for a traffic violation on SR 19 south of CR 20. Dustin Balyeat
was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing a three part field sobriety test and having a .14BrAC at 4:42am after
submitting to a Certified Chemical test. Dustin Balyeat was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: SR 19 SOUTH OF CR 20,ELKHART,IN
5/18/14 3:37 am
Date_Incident
14003261 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE
Blotter:
On 05/18/2014 at 9:19 am Shirley Hayes, 43, reported that between 5-17-2014 between 11:00 pm and 5-18-2014 9:00 AM a
suspect entered three unlocked vehicles located at 56716 CR 1, Elkhart and stole loose change and a GPS unit.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Sark, Andrew J,3R81
Incident Location: 56716 CR 1,Elkhart,IN
5/18/14 9:19 am
Date_Incident
14003263 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 05-18-2014 at approximately 11:55 am, Brian D. Konecny, 29, was arrested in the area of CR 6 west of Emerson Dr for
operating a vehicle while being a Habitual Traffic Violator after being stopped for a traffic violation .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LEEPER, ADAM D,3A245
Incident Location: CR 6 W OF EMERSON,ELKHART,IN
5/18/14 11:55 am
Date_Incident
14003267 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On 5/18/2014, at approximately 2:47pm, Jennifer Battles, 28, 28856 Driftwood Dr, Elkhart, reported that her (9) year old son
was struck in the side with a stick by an (8) year old male resulting in a large scratch on her sons chest. The incident took place
on Driftwood Dr.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 28856 DRIFTWOOD DR,ELKHART,IN
5/18/14 2:47 pm
Date_Incident
14003272 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter
On 05/18/2014 at around 6:50pm Catherine Mikel, 26, of 68467 Jefferson reported having a door slammed against her while
trying to keep another 26 year old female out of her residence. She complained of minor pain to her stomach as a result of the
incident.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: HORNER, TODD M,3A248
Incident Location: 68467 JEFFERSON,NEW PARIS,IN
5/18/14 6:50 pm
Date_Incident
14003271 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 5/18/2014, at approximately 6:05pm, at 52071 Brookstream Circle, Joseph Rose, 21, fled on foot from Elkhart County
Sheriff deputies while being served with a warrant. Joseph Rose was captured and incarcerated for an outstanding warrant and
for resisting law enforcement.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 52073 BROOKSTREAM CIRCLE,ELKHART,
5/18/14 6:05 pm
Date_Incident
14003277 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 05/19/2014 around 12:15am Lucas Schaffer, 21, was stopped for a traffic violation on SR 19 north of CR 6. Lucas Schaffer
was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing a three part field sobriety test and having a .17BrAC after submitting to a
Certified Chemical test at 12:59am. Lucas Schaffer was incarcerated for operating while intoxicated .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: SR 19 NORTH OF CR 6,ELKHART,IN
5/19/14 12:15 am
Date_Incident
14003278 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: Driving Under The Influence
Blotter:
On 05/19/2014 around 2:33am Christopher Reed, 37, was stopped for a traffic violation on CR 28 east of CR 7. Christopher
Reed was found to be operating while intoxicated after failing a field sobriety test and having a .15BrAC at 3:15am. Christopher
Reed was incarcerated.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: BYLER, BRYANT T,3A274
Incident Location: CR 28 EAST OF CR 7,ELKHART,IN
5/19/14 2:33 am
Date_Incident
14003273 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM BUILDINGS
Blotter
On 5/18/2014, at approximately 6:23pm, at 53604 Lane St, Brian Sanchez, 22, reported that at approximately 5:30pm on
5/17/2014, a family member who lives in the residence stole seven pairs of Nike Air Jordan shoes and two Coach purses .
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: LUNDGREN, DEREK R,3A271
Incident Location: 53604 LANE ST,ELKHART,IN
5/17/14 5:30 pm
Date_Incident
14003275 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: Drug Abuse : Possession Of Marijuana
Blotter
On 5-18-2014 at around 7:09pm, an anonymous person contacted the Bristol Police Department about a suspicious group of
juveniles who were seen walking behind 54687 CR 19, with guns. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department and the Bristol
Police Department investigated the incident. Cory Howard, 19, and 3 juvenile suspects were found to have possessed
marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Cory Howard was issued a court date and cited and released at the scene. The 3 juvenile
suspects were released to their parents. The guns involved were air soft and pellet guns.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 54687 CR 19,Bristol,IN
5/18/14 7:09 pm
Date_Incident
14003275 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 5-18-2014 at around 7:09pm, an anonymous person contacted the Bristol Police Department about a suspicious group of
juveniles who were seen walking behind 54687 CR 19, with guns. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department and the Bristol
Police Department investigated the incident. Cory Howard, 19, and 3 juvenile suspects were found to have possessed
marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Cory Howard was issued a court date and cited and released at the scene. The 3 juvenile
suspects were released to their parents. The guns involved were air soft and pellet guns.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SCHUMAN, ERIC D,3A277
Incident Location: 54687 CR 19,Bristol,IN
5/18/14 7:09 pm
Date_Incident
14003274 05/18/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter
On 5/18/2014 at approximately 8:22pm, Melissa Aguilar (21), 23899 Sunnyside Ave., reported an internet scam involving the
sale of a vehicle online. Melissa Aguilar sent the money to purchase the vehicle on 5/14/2014 and never received the vehicle in
exchange.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 23899 SUNNYSIDE AVE,ELKHART,IN
5/18/14 8:22 pm
Date_Incident
14003284 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Forcible Entry
Blotter:
On 5-19-2014 at 9:30 am 9:30 am Kari D. Reeves, 36, reported that on 5-18-2014 at an unknown time a suspect entered her
residence located at 23058 CR 28, Elkhart and stole money and prescription medication. Christopher Reed also reported that
he had been battered by an acquaintance at the residence as well at approximately 9:00 pm on 05-18-2014. The two incidents
are believed to be related.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 23058 CR 28,ELKHART,IN
5/18/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14003284 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 5-19-2014 at 9:30 am 9:30 am Kari D. Reeves, 36, reported that on 5-18-2014 at an unknown time a suspect entered her
residence located at 23058 CR 28, Elkhart and stole money and prescription medication. Christopher Reed also reported that
he had been battered by an acquaintance at the residence as well at approximately 9:00 pm on 05-18-2014. The two incidents
are believed to be related.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 23058 CR 28,ELKHART,IN
5/18/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14003284 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: Other Assault
Blotter:
On 5-19-2014 at 9:30 am 9:30 am Kari D. Reeves, 36, reported that on 5-18-2014 at an unknown time a suspect entered her
residence located at 23058 CR 28, Elkhart and stole money and prescription medication. Christopher Reed also reported that
he had been battered by an acquaintance at the residence as well at approximately 9:00 pm on 05-18-2014. The two incidents
are believed to be related.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: WALSH, MATTHEW J.,3A249
Incident Location: 23058 CR 28,ELKHART,IN
5/18/14 6:00 pm
Date_Incident
14003288 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE
BLOTTER
On 05/19/2014 at 2:30 p.m., David Welker, 32, advised on 05/15/2014 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:01 p.m. unknown suspect(s)
removed several items from his 1999 Oldsmobile located at 462 Broadmore Est.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Report, Web,web
Incident Location: 462 BROADMORE EST,GOSHEN,IN
5/15/14 7:30 am
Date_Incident
14003293 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: Burglary : Unlawful Entry - No Force
Blotter
On May 19, 2014 around 5:36 pm, James Ramsey, 47, reported seeing 2 suspicious subjects at the former Flagstix driving
range, 2311 Toledo Rd. One male subject was located on the premesis. The Elkhart County Sheriffs Department is still
investigating.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: AHLERSMEYER, ANDREW,3A237
Incident Location: 2311 TOLEDO RD,ELKHART,IN
5/19/14 5:34 pm
Date_Incident
14003295 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: All Other Offenses
Blotter:
On 5/19/2014 at approximately 9:10pm at, 57903 CR 13, a 16 year old male was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for a 24 hour
committal after consuming prescription medications, both prescribed to him and not, and getting into a physical altercation with
a family member.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: Newman, Matthew E,3A276
Incident Location: 57903 CR 13,ELKHART,IN
5/19/14 8:37 am
Date_Incident
14003290 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 5/19/2015 at 3:41pm Scott McKibbin , 37, reported his daughter left home at 58076 Crystal Springs Dr without his
permission and against his will. The 14 year old female was found in the area and was returned home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 58976 Crystal Springs DR,Middlebury,IN
5/19/14 3:44 pm
Date_Incident
14003290 05/19/2014
Nature of Call: Offenses Against The Family And Children
Blotter:
On 5/19/2015 at 3:41pm Scott McKibbin , 37, reported his daughter left home at 58076 Crystal Springs Dr without his
permission and against his will. The 14 year old female was found in the area and was returned home.
Case_Number Date_Report Officer Name: SAHLHOFF, DUSTIN L,3A252
Incident Location: 58976 Crystal Springs DR,Middlebury,IN
5/19/14 3:44 pm
Date_Incident
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