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.


police reports

Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incidents: 1:57 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 1700 block of West Lake Street, Warsaw. A male reported battery. 3:11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2500 block of Walton Boulevard, Warsaw. Employees at … Read More


Judge Denies Continuation of Rovenstine’s Trial

ELKHART — A motion by counsel for C. Aaron Rovenstine on Jan. 17 to continue his jury trial has been denied by Special Judge Evan S. Roberts. Roberts issued the ruling Thursday, Jan. 19. The ruling was entered into court records today, Friday, Jan. 20. A status conference … Read More

Colquitt Receives Bond Reduction Based On Stipulations

LEESBURG — A Leesburg man has received a bond reduction for his 10 counts of child pornography that he was arrested for on Dec. 22. Nicholas R Colquitt, 18, 105 EMS T26B Lane, Leesburg received an original bond of $250,000 surety. His lawyers Scott Lennox and Joseph Sobek filed for a … Read More

Syracuse Man Sentenced For Strangulation, Resisting Law Enforcement

SYRACUSE — A Syracuse man was sentenced yesterday, Thursday, Jan. 19, after strangling a woman and resisting law enforcement in June. Dustin Will Wright, 25, 8899 E. Black Point Road, Syracuse, pleaded guilty to both charges. On June 30, officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department responded to a … Read More

Sheriff’s Deputy In Stable Condition After Early Morning Accident

By First Sergeant Chad D. Hill, Communications Division/Public Information Office Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Deputies responded to the area of Loon Lake in the southern portion of the county at approximately 5:28 a.m. in regards to a potentially intoxicated driver with the vehicle stuck in a yard. After two … Read More

accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, East Center St. and South Harrison St., Warsaw. Drivers: Elaine K. Dirico, 59, West Lake Street, Warsaw, and Gary P. Groninger, 49, West Shilling Road, Mentone. Dirico rear-ended Groninger. Damage up to … Read More

Nurse At KCH Arrested For Stealing Narcotics For Personal Use

WARSAW — A nurse at Kosciusko Community Hospital has been arrested for stealing narcotics she obtained for personal use from the hospital. Amanda Sue Gawthrop, 26, 712 Boyston Mill Road, North Webster, is being charged with possession of a narcotic drug, a level 6 felony and theft, a … Read More

Claypool Man Arrested After Beating Up Woman Who’s Pregnant With His Child

CLAYPOOL — A Claypool man was arrested after he hit the mother of his future child in the face repeatedly. Jordan Alexander Scott, 25, 5514 West 500S, Claypool, is being charged with battery causing bodily injury to a pregnant woman, a level 5 felony; battery causing moderate bodily injury, … Read More

Earle Sentenced For Bestiality

WARSAW — A Warsaw man was sentenced this morning, Thursday, Jan. 19, after having sexual relations with a dog. Thomas William Earle, 50, 4398 E. CR 600S, Warsaw, pleaded guilty to bestiality, a level 6 felony. According to the affidavit of probable cause, on Nov. 6, 2016, the Kosciusko … Read More