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: Midnight Wednesday, April 27, 9700 block of South CR 750W, Claypool. Milford E. Stephens reported theft of an air compressor, nail guns and a heater. 5:39 p.m. Friday, April … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accident: 1:43 p.m. Friday, April 29, East Old Trail north of North CR 1000E, Pierceton. Driver: Paul A. Ruckman, 32, East CR 900S, Claypool. Ruckman lost control of his vehicle … Read More



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Area Incident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 12:11 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 4900 block of West US 30, Warsaw. Officers responded to a welfare check. 2:42 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 200 block of West Main Street, Warsaw. Nancy L. Pressler reported a bank … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accident: 8:42 a.m. Friday, April 29, East Armstrong Road and North First Street, Leesburg. Drivers: Jamaica S. Ensz, 19, North CR 200E, Milford, and Ryan M. Slone, 32, Wooster Road, Winona Lake. Ensz’s vehicle went left of … Read More

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Two Injured In US 6, SR 15 Accident

NEW PARIS — Two people were injured following a two-vehicle accident at US 6 and SR 15 Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred at 3:59 p.m. Melissa A. Fisher, 49, Nappanee, complained of neck, chest and back pain. A passenger in her vehicle, Elizabeth G. Fisher, 18, Nappanee, complained … Read More

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Wood Given 10 Years In Fatal Motorcycle Accident

WARSAW — Sarah A. Wood, 35, 787 S. Bunting Lane, Warsaw, was sentenced Tuesday, April 26, to 10 years at the Indiana Department of Corrections on a charge of causing the death of another person while operating a vehicle. The sentencing was in accordance with a plea agreement. … Read More

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Officers Assist Disoriented Michigan Man

WARSAW — Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a vehicle along the side of US 30 for several hours, only to find the driver was disoriented from a medical issue. He was initially transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital and later transferred to Lutheran Hospital, Fort … Read More

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Woman Injured After Car Hits House

NAPPANEE — Amy Jo Brookins, 25, 21520 US 6, Nappanee, was taken to IU Health Goshen, for injuries after a vehicle struck her home. The accident occurred at 4:55 p.m. Thursday, April 28. Brookins suffered scratches and abrasions and complained of pain. The driver of the vehicle, Scott … Read More

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Castro Arrested For Battery To A Child

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Police Department arrested Ryan A. Castro, 36, Plymouth, Thursday, April 28, after a report of a battery to a child under 14 years of age. Plymouth Police received a report at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, of a battery resulting in injury to a 10-year-old … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Syracuse Officers with the Syracuse Police Department investigated the following accidents: 2:57 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, West Railroad Avenue west of SR 13, Syracuse. Driver: Rebecca J. Shaw, 35, North CR 100E, Milford. An unknown vehicle hit Shaw’s vehicle and continued on. Damage up to $5,000. Warsaw Officers with … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incident: 1:05 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 1600 block of Fisher Avenue, Warsaw. Complainant reported her mailbox was struck and damaged. 4:08 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2200 block of East Center Street, Warsaw. Owen’s Supermarket reported a theft of … Read More