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.


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Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 25, 11400 block of North Nash Drive, Syracuse. Jennifer L. Cochran reported a stolen iPhone. 9:10 a.m. Monday, July 25, at the 100 block … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident: 12:31 p.m. Monday, July 25, at North Parker Street, north of Dubois Drive, Warsaw. Drivers: Jarrod K. Barnhart, 33, South CR 550W, Warsaw,  Ryan C. Zimmer, 38, Hunters Plaza, … Read More



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Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 1:35 a.m. Sunday, July 24, 10100 block of South CR 750W, Akron. Personnel at Beaver Dam United Methodist Church reported a theft. 1:45 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 100 block of South Main Street, Leesburg. Amanda Dawn … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 10:10 p.m. Sunday, July 24, East Wawasee Drive north of East CR 1250N, Cromwell. Drivers: Edwardo G. Oviedo, 44, East Orange Street, Cromwell, and Michael D. Sauer, 56, Beechwood Drive, Nappanee. Oviedo’s vehicle struck a trailer … Read More

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Bause Facing Drug Charges

WARSAW — Cassi Marie Bause, 28, 647 Stag Drive, Warsaw, is being charged with a level 6 felony possession of methamphetamine and a class C misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia. According to an affidavit of probable cause, on July 18, an officer with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department received … Read More

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Oswalt Charged With Child Molestation

WARSAW — Jeffery James Oswalt, 35, 3190 Old Colony Road, Warsaw, is being charged with two counts of child molesting, both a level 4 felony. On May 6, 2015, an officer with the Indiana State Police Department spoke with a Child Protective Services caseworker, who reported a student … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incidents: 12:14 a.m. Sunday, July 24, at the 1300 block of East Clark Street, Warsaw. A woman reported being battered. 7:44 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the 1100 block of East Market Street, Warsaw. Steven R. Lockridge reported … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Kosicusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accident: 9:45 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at South Country Club Road, north of East CR 550S, Claypool. Driver: Justin M. Braden, 25, South CR 250E, Warsaw. Hit a deer. Damage up to $2,500. North Webster Officers with … Read More

A truck carrying ice rolled over north of Warsaw. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

UPDATE: Ice Truck Flips On Sweltering Day

WARSAW — A truckload of ice brought no relief from the heat Friday, July 22, as crews responded to an accident at the intersection of North CR 300E and East CR 100N, Warsaw. Brandon M. Antoine, 23, Oak Valley Road, Fort Wayne, was driving a 2002 International 4300 … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 2:09 p.m. Friday, July 22, 5800 block of West CR 100S, Warsaw. Terence A. Gibson reported a theft of farm animals. 2:08 p.m. Friday, July 22, 200 block of West Main Street, Warsaw. Courtney A. Howard … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 5:33 a.m. Saturday, July 23, East CR 500N west of North CR 675E, North Webster. Driver: Deanna G. Ogburn, 51, North CR 900E, North Webster. Ogburn’s vehicle collided with a deer. Damage up to $2,500. 10 p.m. … Read More