Adult, Juvenile Caught On Camera Shoplifting

WARSAW — An adult has been arrested after surveillance video caught her and a minor shoplifting at a local department store. At approximately 8:13 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, the Warsaw Police Department received a call from employees at Walmart that a theft had been discovered. Officers learned an employee … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incident: 12:02 a.m. Sunday, June 26, at the 6500 block of Grimmer Lane, Claypool. A woman filed an intimidation report in reference to comments made by her soon-to-be ex-husband. Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated … Read More


Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 7:34 a.m. Monday, June 27, at North SR 15 and West CR 900N, Leesburg. Drivers: Jason R. Mast, 27, East CR 300N, Warsaw, and Jacob S. Teauge, 21, Sprunger Avenue, Fort Wayne. Mast drove into Teauge’s … Read More


Williams Faces Drug Charges

WARSAW — Margaret A. Williams, 35, 17550 Shively Road, Bremen, has been charged with a level 6 felony of possession of methamphetamine. On March 22, Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, responded to a female who was flagging down a vehicle and not acting normally. According to … Read More


Ruggles Charged With Intimidation

WARSAW — Timothy Ray Ruggles, 43, 513 East Market St., Warsaw, is being charged with intimidation, a level 6 felony and a level 6 felony of criminal gang activity. Warsaw Police Officer Jordan Roberts responded to a complaint of intimidation on June 23, at a local alcohol and … Read More

One person was killed over the weekend in a Claypool house fire. (Photo provided)

Kosciusko County Fatality Victim Positively Identified From Dental Records

CLAYPOOL — Kosciusko County Coroner Anthony Ciriello has advised that positive identification has been made on the fatality victim from early Saturday morning at 8678 S. Valentine Road, Claypool, in Kosciusko County. John D. Etchison, 46, was identified yesterday by Forensic Odontologist Dr. Craig Nelson at the Northeast … Read More

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Former Employee Suing Parkview Warsaw Medical Complex

WARSAW — Whitley Memorial Hospital, inc., doing business as Parkview Warsaw Medical Complex, is being sued by Stacie Bobeck, a former employee, for wrongful discharge. According to documents filed with the Kosciusko County Clerk, Bobeck stated that on Oct. 15, 2015, Parkview employed her to assist in the creation … Read More


Area Accident Reports

North Webster Officers with the North Webster Police Department investigated the following accident: 7:05 p.m. Friday, June 24, at 756 South Main Street, North Webster. Drivers: Teresa J. Wilson, 46, East Street, North Webster. Wilson turned her vehicle into a parking lot and lost control, hitting two unoccupied vehicles … Read More


Lewis Charged With Sexual Battery

WARSAW — Christopher Aaron Lewis, 28, 1082 Greene Drive, Warsaw, is being charged with sexual battery, a level 6 felony and a class B misdemeanor of battery. On Sept. 25, 2015, Warsaw Police Officer Jordan Foreman and Officer Ryan Coble responded to a sexual battery at a hotel … Read More

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Officer Dustin Whitehead Receives National Recognition

By CAPT. WILLIAM BROWNE DNR Division of Law Enforcement INDIANA — Indiana Conservation Officer Dustin Whitehead has been selected as the Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Whitehead will be presented with the award at a ceremony in St. Louis, Mo., … Read More


Jail Bookings

Kosciusko The following people were booked into the Kosciusko County Jail: Marshall The following people were booked into the Marshall County Jail: … Read More