WARSAW — Jacob Waddle, 38, 208 N. Poplar St., Silver Lake, pleaded guilty Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Waddle appeared in Kosciusko Superior Two Court for a plea hearing and agreed to a guilty plea to possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony, driving without a license, a class A misdemeanor and burglary, a level 5 felony. Waddle will return to court after the holidays for sentencing at 1 p.m Tuesday, Jan. 9.
The affidavit of probable cause filed in Kosciusko Superior Court 1, states that on June 27, Warsaw Police responded to a burglary/theft of local storage units.
Warsaw Police and the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department responded to four reports of storage units being broken into and items taken: guns, checks, coins, miscellaneous items, electronic devices, speakers and DirecTV equipment. The thefts were reported between June 27 and July 29.
Police later spoke with an individual who stated Waddle’s accomplice Franklin McGuire had been living at her residence with her daughter and using her vehicle. She also reported noticing several boxed items and bolt cutters in her vehicle after McGuire’s use. Photos were shown to the individual of a burglary from one of the storage units, in which she identified McGuire, Phillip Hoover and Waddle. She also told police the three were at her home the night of the burglaries, wearing the same clothes as in the surveillance video.