Lovelace Convicted In Child Molestation Trial

WARSAW — Closing arguments were made today, Jan. 18, during the trial for Jonathen Lovelace by Deputy Prosecutor Katy Hampton and Lovelace’s attorney Matthew Buehler. After nearly seven hours of deliberation, the jury found Lovelace guilty of child molestation, a level 4 felony. Hampton began her closing argument … Read More

Winona Lake Man Charged With Meth Possession After Running Car Into Building

WINONA LAKE — A man from Winona Lake is facing charges of possession of meth and criminal recklessness while armed with a deadly weapon after traffic stop. Dustin Lee Alsman, 28, 1202 Wooster Road, Winona Lake, is being charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a syringe and … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 11:41 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, East Center Street and North Bronson Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Kirsten A. McQuade, 28, South Walnut Street, Mentone, and George M. Bremer, 66, Rieder Street, Warsaw. McQuade ran a red light and struck … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 8:43 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 3100 block of West CR 200S, Warsaw. A female reported her ex-husband violated a protective order. 8:04 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 400 block of South Rowland Avenue, Leesburg. Melanie Ann Ladwig … Read More


Hisey Still Under Medical Supervision

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kosciusko County Prosecutor Dan Hampton issued a statement to the media following numerous inquires regarding the medical status of Mickgomery W. Hisey, 26, Syracuse, the driver involved in the accident Dec. 25 claiming the lives of Kim Conrad and her son, Stephen Conrad.

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Child Protective Services Caseworker Arrested For Official Misconduct

NORTH WEBSTER — A caseworker for Child Protective Services was arrested after allowing unauthorized communication between family members. Irene Renee Hapner, 46, 311 E. Madison St., North Webster, is being charged with official misconduct and obstruction of justice, both level six felonies. Hapner was called in for an interview … Read More

Man Arrested In Attempted Robbery

PLYMOUTH — Sean A. Critchlow, 23, 2550 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, was arrested by Plymouth Police in connection with the robbery and attempted robbery Thursday, Jan. 12. Critchlow has been charged with robbery and attempted robbery.

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State Calls Witnesses During Child Molesting Jury Trial

WARSAW — After the jury selection concluded, a jury trial began with opening statements and state witnesses. The trial, held today, Jan. 17, in Superior Court I, concerns charges of child molesting against Jonathen Raven Lovelace, 23. Deputy Prosecutor Katy Hampton began her opening statements by describing the close … Read More

Jury Trial Begins For Claypool Child Molesting Case

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — A jury trial began this morning for a child molesting case that took place in 2016. Jonathen Raven Lovelace, 23, 2669 West CR 700S, Claypool is accused of child molesting, a level four felony along with a habitual offender sentence enhancement due to a previous robbery conviction … Read More