Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
12:11 a.m. Monday, April 1, East Old Road 30 and North CR 300E, Warsaw. Driver: Ryan M. Slone, 35, East CR 150N, Pierceton. Slone told police he was driving his vehicle westbound on Old Road 30 when a deer ran into the side of his vehicle. Damage up to $1,000.
11:58 a.m. Sunday, March 31, North Fox Farm Road and West US 30, Warsaw. Drivers: Jevan T. Haarer, 31, Rowin Road, Indianapolis; Duane A. Breske, West CR 150S, Warsaw. Police said Haarer was driving his vehicle northbound on Fox Farm Road and failed to stop in time before his vehicle struck the vehicle driven by Breske, which was stopped at the intersection of Fox Farm and US 30. Damage up to $2,500.
3:54 p.m. Friday, March 29, North Syracuse-Webster Road and East CR 800N, North Webster. Drivers: Damien X. Rodriguez, 18, East Circle Drive North, Syracuse; Wendell Ousley, 63, SR 13 South, Pierceton. Police said Rodriguez was driving his vehicle westbound on CR 800N and failed to yield the right of way at the intersection with Syracuse-Webster Road, causing his vehicle to proceed into the path of the vehicle driven by Ousley. Damage up to $25,000.
4:12 p.m. Thursday, March 28, North CR 859E, south of East Adams Road, Pierceton. Driver: Simon L. Diefenbaugh, 23, East CR 1000N, North Manchester. Diefenbaugh’s vehicle went off the road on the south side and struck a small tree and a fence post. Damage up to $5,000.
4:05 p.m. Thursday, March 28, Old SR 15, south of West CR 900N, Milford. Driver: Fred H. Hoyle, 23, South Main Street, Milford. Hoyle told police he was driving his vehicle southbound on Old SR 15 when he said he passed out and drove off the roadway. Police said Hoyle’s vehicle struck a utility pole and that Hoyle was lying in the roadway when officers arrived. Police reported smelling the odor of marijuana and asked Hoyle to submit to a blood draw at the hospital. Hoyle complied to the request. Damage up to $25,000.
3:18 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, East Swallow Drive and North Wren Drive, Syracuse. Drivers: Tanya S. Mast, 43, Broadmore, Goshen; Loretta M. Grudowski, 43, East Swallow Drive, Cromwell. Police said both drivers were backing out of their respective driveways and that Mast did not see the vehicle driven by Grudowski and backed into that vehicle. Damage up to $10,000.
7:20 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, East CR 900N, east of North SR 13, Syracuse. Driver: Gary W. Cooley, 36, West CR 450N, Cromwell. Cooley told police he was driving his vehicle westbound on CR 900N when a deer entered the roadway. He told police he was unable to avoid hitting the deer with his vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
7:44 p.m. Sunday, March 31, Rozella Road, west of South Briarwood Drive, Warsaw. Driver: James L. Boggs, 49, South CR 900W, Mentone. Boggs told police he was driving his vehicle westbound on Rozella Road when a deer entered the roadway. He told police he was unable to avoid hitting the deer with his vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
7:20 a.m. Friday, March 29, US 30, east of North Parker Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Rickee L. Albert, 69, North CR 400W, Warsaw; and Jeffery S. Chapman, 51, South CR 150W, LaPorte. Albert was traveling east on US 30 when he rear-ended Chapman’s vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.
5:25 p.m. Thursday, March 28, North Parker Street, south of Dubois Drive, Warsaw. Drivers: Amanda Hench, 32, Old Colony Road, Warsaw; Jessica Monsivais, 18, Marion Avenue, Warsaw. Hench told police she was driving her vehicle northbound on North Parker Street when Monsivais pulled out of a gas station parking lot. Hench said she applied brakes but that her vehicle slid on the slick pavement and struck Monsivais’s vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.
Officers from the Winona Lake Police Department investigated the following accident:
4:18 p.m. Thursday, March 28, East Winona Avenue, Winona Lake. Drivers: Randal A. Rhodes, 60, North CR 375E, Warsaw; Jalessa R. Hendrickson, 30, East CR 700S, Warsaw. Both drivers told police they were in their vehicles in the drive-through line of Dairy Queen when Rhodes began to back his vehicle, causing it to strike the front of Hendrickson’s vehicle. Damage up to $2,500.