Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following accidents:
- 9:11 p.m. Saturday, July 9, East Bowser Road, west of Kern Road, Syracuse. Drivers: unknown; and Judy L. Bachtel, 62, North CR 375E, Syracuse. Bachtel was traveling west on East Bowser Road when her vehicle was sideswiped by a white Ford pickup truck. The driver of the pickup truck left the scene. Damage up to $2,500.
- 12:33 p.m. Saturday, July 9, East CR 450N, west of CR 300E, Leesburg. Driver: Michael A. Bradshaw, 48, East CR 650N, North Webster. Bradshaw was traveling west on CR 450N when his vehicle left the roadway and hit a mailbox. Damage up to $5,000.
Officers with the North Webster Police Department investigated the following accident:
- 11:56 p.m. Sunday, July 10, East CR 500N, east of Sullivan Road, North Webster. Drivers: David M. Carey, 38, East Brookfield Circle South, Warsaw; and Cory A. Walton, 29, East Garfield Street, Warsaw. Carey said he stopped his vehicle because Walton’s vehicle was pulled over. A passenger in Walton’s vehicle then allegedly battered Carey, resulting in Carey hitting the accelerator on his vehicle and hitting Walton’s vehicle. Walton said he stopped his vehicle because Carey’s vehicle was following his very closely. Damage up to $10,000.
Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident:
- 11:48 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 215 N. Lake St., Warsaw. Driver: Bethany L. Smiley, 32, West Snyder Road, Warsaw. Smiley was backing her vehicle when she hit a parked, unoccupied vehicle. Damage up to $5,000.