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 accident: 1:32 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, Anchorage Road and North Detroit Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Lisa A. Sponseller, 49, North CR 650W, Warsaw and David A. Morales, 49, East CR 550S, Warsaw. Sponseller’s vehicle struck the back of … Read More

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko The following individuals were booked into the Kosciusko County Jail: Oct. 24 Elizabeth Susan Krauter, 30, 1270 N. 1000W, Cromwell, arrested for leaving the scene of a property damage accident and false informing. Bond: $500 cash. Jorge De De La Luz, 19, 2441 W. 250S, Warsaw, arrested … Read More

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Wawasee Burglaries Solved With Arrest

One individual has been arrested in connection with burglaries of Lake Wawasee homes May 19. Warrants have been issued for others involved, but no one else has  been arrested at this time. Robert Tyler Boatwright, 24, 10937 N. 200E, Milford, was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 22, by Milford Police. … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Milford Officers with the Milford Police Department investigated the following accidents: 8:14 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, West Emeline Street, Milford, A vehicle registered to Jesus Pena, North West Street, Milford, was struck by a vehicle that left the scene. Damage up to $1,000. Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw … Read More

Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following Incidents 8:14 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3500 block Lake City Highway, Warsaw. Angela L. Hall reported a domestic battery. 6:27 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, 900 Block Country Club Drive South, Warsaw. Russell B. Beske reported the theft of … Read More

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WPD Makes Drug Arrests

Warsaw Police Department Narcotics Unit executed multiple felony warrants for illegal drugs Wednesday, Oct. 22. As a result, the following individuals were arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail: Kimberly Ann Click, 52, 200 Lakeview Drive, Winona Lake, for dealing in a narcotic drug (heroin), a Level … Read More

Police LIghts

UPDATE: Minor Accident at Fort Wayne And Detroit Streets

  Warsaw Police report a vehicle operated by Jacob W. Stomatt, 22, East Center Street, Warsaw, struck the back of a vehicle operated by David J. Skerritt, 52, North Fort Wayne Avenue, Warsaw. While Skerritt complained of pain to his neck, he refused medical treatment. The accident occurred … Read More

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Syracuse Man Arrested For Theft, Drug Charges

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Drug Task Force deputies, along with officers from Syracuse Police Department, arrested Jason Paul Halsey, 40, 9485 N. SR 13, Syracuse, for theft and various drug charges. According to a press release from KCSD, at approximately 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, law enforcement executed a … Read More

Kosciusko County Court News

Kosciusko County Court Judgments Kosciusko County Court New Filings Small Claims
 The following small claim has been awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding: Canterbury House Apartments v. Marilyn Haynes, Warsaw, $2,333.65 Derek Robinson, Warsaw, $2,333.65 Culver Development Corp. v. Maurice Carson II and … Read More

Jail Bookings

Kosciusko The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail: Oct. 22 Jason Paul Halsey, 40, 9485 N. SR 13, Syracuse, arrested for theft and receiving stolen property. Bond: $2,000 surety. Jacob Ray Schweitzberger, 22, 641 Walter Way, Warsaw, arrested for possession of salvia/synthetic cannabinoid. … Read More

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Engle Not Guilty On One Count, Hung Jury On Second Count

After four hours of deliberation, the six-man, six-woman jury could not reach a decision against Franklin Engle on count one of sexual misconduct with a minor, a class B felony. They found him not guilty on sexual misconduct with a minor on count two, also a class B … Read More

North Webster Police Reports

North Webster North Webster Police Department investigated the following incidents: Incidents 1:58 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, East Esterbrook Drive. Tactical Hunting and Solutions owner said he had taken in a counterfeit bill Saturday. 4:12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, North Main Street. New Look Boutique reported three females took … Read More

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 9:32 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 169200 block North CR 200N, Warsaw. Karen R. Nichols reported a battery. 6:49 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 11400 block South CR 200W, Silver Lake. Paul N. Hartz, and Kenneth D. Hale, … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, South SR 25, east of South CR 400W. Warsaw. Driver: Nita K. Gayheart, 26, West Kiwi Road, Claypool. Hit deer. Damage up to $5,000. 5:22 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, North 800W … Read More

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Pierceton Woman Arrested For Forgery

Suzanne Kinney, 70, of 5331 E. Old Road 30, Pierceton, was booked at the Kosciusko County Jail for forgery on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Kinney’s charges are the result of a July incident involving the title information of a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee automobile. According to the victim, she … Read More

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Columbia City Man Arrested For Child Molestation

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, Gregory A. Moening, 31, 4614 E. Old Trail Drive, Columbia City, was booked at the Kosciusko County Jail for molestation of a child under 14 years of age. According to a probable cause affidavit from the Kosciusko County Prosecutor, Moening’s wife received a message … Read More