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.


Jail Bookings

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


accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Syracuse Officers with the Syracuse Police Department investigated the following accident: 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, South Huntington Street, north of East Palm Drive, Syracuse. Drivers: Dennis Shumaker, 55, East CR 100S, Pierceton, and Jeremy R. Weaver, 36, West Pearl Street, Syracuse. Weaver rear-ended Shumaker’s vehicle. Damages up … Read More

police reports

Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incidents: 2:32 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 3400 block of North Detroit Street, Warsaw. Mark Anthony Culp reported damage to his vehicle. 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 200 block of East School Street, Leesburg. Eliseo Martin Martinez reported theft … Read More

Kosciusko County Health Department January Health Inspections

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The Kosciusko County Health Department completed the January inspections. The following restaurants received violations: Pizza King, 719 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, received one critical violation: pest control. Pak-a-Sak, 2535 U.S. 30 East, Warsaw, received one critical violation: date-marking disposition. American Legion, 765 W. 138 N., … Read More

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

accident reports

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