Public Records



All information herein is provided by the official police sources that serve Kosciusko County.

Crimes reported here are preliminary investigations, taken in the field by patrol officers, and may or may not be assigned to a detective for further investigation. The information provided may be found after further investigation to be incorrect or false. Certain details of these incidents have been removed due to potential follow up investigation into the incident and / or for privacy rights.



Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 1:32 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 1200 Lake City Highway, Warsaw. Drivers: Taylor K. Goshert, 27, North Shagbark Drive, Warsaw. and Marjorie A. Boardman, 84, North Harris Street, Bourbon. Both drivers were backing out of parking spaces … Read More

Claypool Man Bites Officer While Resisting Law Enforcement

CLAYPOOL — A Claypool man was arrested after he bit an officer who was responding to help him. William Lewis Vining, 35, 504 E Fort Wayne St., Warsaw, is being charged with battery with bodily injury to a law enforcement officer, a level 5 felony; possession of methamphetamine … Read More

Man Sentenced After Theft Of Multiple Weapons

  WARSAW — A Mentone man will be serving time after a string of burglaries in Kosciusko and Delaware Counties. Kassidy Glen Phipps, 29, Mentone, was sentenced on two charges of burglary, level 5 felonies, In Kosciusko Circuit Court, Feb. 20. The case began when Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies … Read More

Heckaman Receives Two Years For Hitting Girlfriend With Crutch

WARSAW — Johnathan Roger Heckaman, 35, 7745 N. SR 13, North Webster, pled guilty to intimidation, a level 6 felony, after hitting his girlfriend on the thumb with his crutch, sending her threatening texts and threatening a local judge. According to an affidavit of probable cause, an officer with … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 3:51 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, West CR 1350N, Nappanee. Driver: Loren J. Lehman, 21, West CR 825N, Ligionier. Driver went into a ditch and struck a culvert at a driveway. Damages up to $5,000. 12:04 a.m. … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incidents: 7:14 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 100 block of Canterbury Lane, Warsaw. Mary Jane Prater reported damage to vehicles sometime during the night. 5:04 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 100 block of Sophie Lane, Warsaw. A female reported a … Read More

Mentone Teen Sentenced In Aiding A Burglary

WARSAW — A Warsaw teen was sentenced in connection to a home invasion and burglary today, Feb. 20. Taylor C. Brandon, 18, was sentenced for aiding, inducing or causing a felony, a class A misdemeanor, after aiding her boyfriend, Daricus Phillips, 20, in a burglary. On Nov. 7, Warsaw … Read More

Stabbing Suspect Sentenced To Serve 10 Years

WARSAW — Randel Manley, 51, Warsaw, was sentenced for aggravated battery, a level 3 felony, in Circuit Court by Judge Michael Reed today, Feb. 20. He was arrested Oct. 23 after Warsaw Police responded to a local boarding house at 223 W. Jefferson Street, near downtown Warsaw, for a … Read More

Syracuse Man Batters His Mother, Stabs Her With A Grill Fork

SYRACUSE — A Syracuse man was arrested after he battered his mother, including stabbing her with a grill fork. Jeromie Lee Bright, 37, 804 N Mill St., Syracuse, is being charged with battery while armed with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony; intimidation with a deadly weapon, … Read More