Officers from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accident:
6:25 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, North Old Road 15, north of East Van Buren Street, Leesburg. Driver: Betsy A. Small, 44, North CR 850W, Pierceton. Small told police she was driving her vehicle south on Old Road 15 when a deer entered the roadway. She said an oncoming car was approaching, so she swerved her vehicle off the roadway, where it struck a utility pole. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers from the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents:
7:37 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, South Court Street, Warsaw. Driver: Matthew D. Drudge, 30, Brubaker Street, Warsaw. Police reported that Drudge and a pedestrian, Troy D. Riley, 58, North Lincoln Street, were involved in an altercation. According to the report, the two were nearly involved in a crash before the incident and that Drudge followed the vehicle driven by Riley to 205 Court Street, where Riley exited his vehicle. The report said an argument ensued and that Drudge’s vehicle struck Riley, causing injury. Riley was transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital. Police reported that Riley showed signs of alcohol impairment. Damage up to $2,500.
11:34 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, West CR 300N and Tippe Downs Drive, Warsaw. Drivers: Roger L. Burkholder, 55, Robin Drive, Warsaw; Inez C. Schwartz, 39, North CR 425W, Milford. Police said Burkholder was driving his vehicle west on CR 300N and that he and the motorist ahead of him passed the buggy driven by Schwartz. Burkholder told police that the vehicle ahead of his suddenly stopped and turned on a turn signal. He began to stop and his vehicle was struck from the rear by the horse and buggy. Damage up to $2,500.
9:46 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, East Center Street, Warsaw. Driver: Kenneth J. Miller, 68, West Old Road 30, Warsaw. Miller told police he was backing his vehicle out of a parking space and backed it into a parked vehicle he had not previously seen. Damage up to $2,500.
4:34 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, North Detroit Street, Warsaw. Driver: David F. Larrew, 86, West Blue Jay Drive, Mentone. A witness told police that Larrew was observed backing his vehicle into a parked vehicle at the CVS. Larrew was located at home and told police he was not aware of the accident. Damage up to $2,500.