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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Jail Bookings

Kosciusko The following people were booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: Elkhart The following individual was booked in the Elkhart County Detention Facility:   Marshall The following individual was booked in the Marshall County Jail:     … Read More


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Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accident: 7:43 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, West CR 200N, west of Fox Farm Road, Warsaw. Driver: Ashlie R. Yates, 27, South CR 950W, Etna Green. Driver struck a deer with her vehicle. Damage up to $5,000. Warsaw Officers … Read More

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Goshen Man Arrested For Selling Synthetic Marijuana

By 1st Sgt. Chad Hill, Public Information Officer LEESBURG — Kosciusko County officer’s arrested a Goshen man last night for allegedly possessing synthetic marijuana. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies responded last evening to the address of 10 Yvonna Street, Leesburg, after receiving an anonymous tip of a suspicious vehicle in the … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 12:33 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, North Detroit Street, Warsaw. Driver: Joyce A. Rose, 64, Ironwood Road, Warsaw. Rose struck an unoccupied, parked vehicle in a parking lot. Damage up to $5,000. 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, Provident … Read More

Cesar Bustamante was sentenced today. He was found guilty of count 1 child molesting, a class C felony.

Goshen Man Sentenced To Four Years For Child Molestation

WARSAW — A 23-year-old Goshen man, Cesar Bustamante, also known as Cesar Murillo, 501 Third St., Goshen, was sentenced today, Dec. 1, at the Kosciusko County Superior Court 1. He was originally charged with child molesting, a class B felony, and stalking, a level 5 felony. The stalking … Read More

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Nappanee Man Sentenced For Beating Girlfriend’s Four-Year-Old Daughter

WARSAW — A Nappanee man was sentenced today, Dec. 1, for beating his girlfriend’s four-year-old daughter. Jesse Doe Walker, 26, 214 Stonewall Court, Nappanee, was charged with battery on a person less than 14-years-old, a level 5 felony. According to an affidavit of probable cause, a Nappanee police officer … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident: 9:34 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, Lake City Highway and Orthopedic Drive, Warsaw. Drivers: David Mondaine, 53, Highcrest, Missouri City, Texas, and Daniel Rhoades, 49, Westwind Drive, Fort Wayne. Mondaine ran through a red light, striking Rhoades’ vehicle.Damages … Read More

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Kosciusko County Court News

Kosciusko County Judgments Kosciusko County Filings Small Claims The following small claim has been awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding: Nurture Soap Inc. v. A Cut Above Soap Cutters LLC, Mentone, $1,530.53 Ian Shane v. Bradley and Misty Chaffins, Claypool, $12,271.94 Ron and … Read More