Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents:
6:09 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, East CR 350N and North CR 100E, Warsaw. Driver: Riley M. Johnson, 21, South Maple Run, Warsaw. Hit deer. Damage up to $5,000.
12:32 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, South County Farm Road, south of West CR 700S, Claypool. Driver: Leticia D. Callaway, 35, East 1200S, Silver Lake. Hit deer. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
11:12 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, North Detroit Street, north of Lyon Street, Warsaw. Driver: Erica R. Bibler, 17, West CR 250S, Warsaw. Bibler saw the lights for the operating a vehicle while intoxicated checkpoint and as she was passing by she was looking at the lights. Her vehicle crossed the center line and veered into the other lane hitting a parked sheriff’s department vehicle, registered to the Kosciusko County Commissioners, Warsaw. Damage up to $25,000.
1:26 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, Lake City Highway, east of East Center Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Daniel L. Swafford, 23, Walnut Street, Claypool; Rene Perez, 41, Dover Drive, Elgin, Ill.; Larry A. Marhanka, 67, Felix Place, Plymouth, and Nelson M. Ford, 45, Erie Drive, Crown Point. Perez complained of pain to the back. Swafford was westbound in his vehicle and pulled into far left turn lane, hitting the Perez vehicle. Swafford put his vehicle in reverse to flee the scene, backed up and attempted to merge back onto highway, colliding with the Marhanka vehicle and left the scene. After the impact with the Marhanka vehicle, his vehicle was forced into Ford’s vehicle. Police located Swafford and was placed into custody admitting to being under the influence of narcotics and failed to provide proof of insurance. Swafford was arrested forf ailure to stop after an accident, operating while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, driving while suspended, operating a vehicle without financial responsibility, probation violation and possession of paraphernalia. Damage up to $5,000.
12:52 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, East Center Street, east of Eastlake Drive, Warsaw. Drivers: Ashton L. Jones, 21, East CR 400N, Huntington, and Marissa A. Evilsizer, 19, South 600E, Columbia City. Jones attempted to merge into the left lane, failing to see the Evilsizer vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
11:56 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11, West CR 300N, Warsaw. Driver: Anna L. Summerlot, 24, East McKenna Road, Warsaw. Summerlot was turning her vehicle into a parking space and oversteered, hitting a parked vehicle registered to Stephen C. Fredericks, Janewood Court, Goshen. Damage up to $2,500.