About Stacey Staley

Stacey Staley was the Editor of SPO, Kosciusko County's Only Digital Daily Newspaper from its inception until September 5, 2014
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Michael ‘Mike’ Dennis Chambers

Michael “Mike” Dennis Chambers, 77, of Rochester, Ind., was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Ind. On June 5, 1937, Mike was born in South Bend, to Bertram and Beatrice Gardner Chambers. Mike joined … Read More

Michael L. Stinfer

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: Sept. 4, 2014 Alexandro Contreras, 25, 3719 W. 100 N., Warsaw, arrested for probation violation and on a body attachment warrant. Bond: $1,500 cash David I. Mullins, 30, 5292 W. Kiwi Rd., Claypool, arrested for … Read More

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UPDATE: Claypool Woman Serious After Hitting Tree

UPDATE: According to a report filed by the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, Alana L. Gonzales, 34, Ben Lane, Claypool, was traveling eastbound on W. 900 South near the intersection of 750 North. Her vehicle traveled off the south side of the road and struck a utility pole. Gonzales … Read More

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Pets of the Week

This week’s Pets of the Week come from the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County: Spike is a 9 month old Pit bull Terrier mix. He is an affectionate, active puppy that loves attention. He has a sweet, outgoing personality and will make a great companion. Spike does needs … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Police Department Officers of the Warsaw Police Department recently investigated the following accidents: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 1:04 a.m. 2101 Dubois Dr. Driver: Suzetta Bartley, 53, South 100 West, Claypool. Bartley was backing from a parking space at Kosciusko Community Hospital and failed to see a second vehicle … Read More

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following incidents: Wednesday, Sept. 3, 10:45 a.m. Laura Hunter reported fraudulent charges on credit card. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 9:35 p.m. A Leesburg man reported being harassed. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 6:52 p.m. James Elder reported … Read More

Brandon D. Long

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: Sept. 3, 2014 Levi Allen Wolfe, 19, 1518 High St., Logansport, arrested for dealing in synthetic/look-alike drug. Bond: $2,000 surety Rebecca Ann Dowell, 18, 1518 High St., Logansport, arrested for maintaining a common nuisance. Bond: … Read More

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Dog Found Abandoned In Stifling House

An animal cruelty charge has been filed against a Warsaw man accused of moving and leaving his dog inside the abandoned house. Warsaw Police were called to 857 Oak Brook Place on Aug. 7, for an animal complaint. Upon checking the house, officers found it to be empty, … Read More

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Stinfer Wanted On OWI Warrant

UPDATE: Michael Stinfer turned himself in to the Kosciusko County Jail this afternoon. He was booked on a felony OWI charge and has already posted the $15,000 bond. INITIAL REPORT: Michael Stinfer, the independent candidate for Indiana House District 22, is wanted for a felony charge of drunk driving. A … Read More

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Gary Helman’s Fears Cost Him His Life

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the final part of a series regarding allegations of police and judicial corruption that Gary Helman said plagued him, all because of a custody dispute that began in Whitley County in 2003.) Gary Helman spent at least the last 5 years living in fear … Read More

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Kraft Recalls Popular Cheese Slices

Kraft has voluntarily recalled approximately 7,700 cases of its popular cheese slices. Select Kraft American Singles are being recalled because an ingredient in the cheese was not stored at Kraft’s temperature standards which could allow the cheese to spoil sooner than expected. The recalled cheese includes: 12oz. Kraft American … Read More

Brad Weaver

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: Sept. 2, 2014 Dennis A. Boddiger, 57, 9876 E. Camelot Ln. S., Cromwell, arrested for indecent exposure / fondle. Bond: $350 cash Sept. 1, 2014 Brad Weaver, 38, 1008 N. Turkey Creek Rd., Syracuse, arrested … Read More

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Autistic Boy Wanders From Cromwell Home

Child found dirty, but safe by Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputy An autistic boy reported missing from his Cromwell home was found slightly dirty, but safe after he wandered away from home on Saturday. According to a report by the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, Samuel Miller, 30, of East … Read More

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Thelma I. Pasley

Thelma I. Pasley, 96, of Plymouth, Ind., passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth Campus. She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on Jan. 27, 1918, to Sinclair and Lucy Mae (Marsh) Boyd. She graduated from Culver High School with the class of … Read More

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department recently investigated the following incidents: Sunday, Aug. 31, 8:46 p.m. Bianca Prater reported criminal mischief to her yard, made by an unknown vehicle, in the 5800 block of South 450 West, Claypool. Sunday, Aug. 31, 8:17 a.m. … Read More