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

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Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incidents: 7:14 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 100 block of Canterbury Lane, Warsaw. Mary Jane Prater reported damage to vehicles sometime during the night. 5:04 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 100 block of Sophie Lane, Warsaw. A female reported a … Read More

Mentone Teen Sentenced In Aiding A Burglary

WARSAW — A Warsaw teen was sentenced in connection to a home invasion and burglary today, Feb. 20. Taylor C. Brandon, 18, was sentenced for aiding, inducing or causing a felony, a class A misdemeanor, after aiding her boyfriend, Daricus Phillips, 20, in a burglary. On Nov. 7, Warsaw … Read More

Stabbing Suspect Sentenced To Serve 10 Years

WARSAW — Randel Manley, 51, Warsaw, was sentenced for aggravated battery, a level 3 felony, in Circuit Court by Judge Michael Reed today, Feb. 20. He was arrested Oct. 23 after Warsaw Police responded to a local boarding house at 223 W. Jefferson Street, near downtown Warsaw, for a … Read More

Syracuse Man Batters His Mother, Stabs Her With A Grill Fork

SYRACUSE — A Syracuse man was arrested after he battered his mother, including stabbing her with a grill fork. Jeromie Lee Bright, 37, 804 N Mill St., Syracuse, is being charged with battery while armed with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony; intimidation with a deadly weapon, … Read More