Eyer Arrested For Stealing Vehicle

PIERCETON — A 30-year-old Pierceton man has been arrested for stealing a family member’s vehicle earlier this month. Zachery Scott Eyer, 30, 365 N. 850W, Pierceton, was arrested Monday afternoon, Aug. 14, on a charge of auto theft, a level 6 felony. He was held on $5,200 surety … Read More

Syracuse Man Arrested For Taking Father’s Vehicle

SYRACUSE — Sean Adam Dada, 33, 8164 East Sunrise Drive, Syracuse, was arrested Monday afternoon, Aug. 14, on charges of auto theft, a level 6 felony and failure to stop after a vehicle accident, a class B misdemeanor. He is being held on $21,500 surety and cash bond … Read More

Jail Bookings

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

accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents; 7:51 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, South Packerton Road, south of East CR 700S, Warsaw. Drivers: Bruce D. Reinhart, 53, North CR 900W, Cromwell, and Ashley E. Brown, 26, South Side Drive, Warsaw. Reinhart didn’t realize he … Read More

Two Individuals Caught Dealing Methamphetamine Sentenced

WARSAW — Two individuals who were caught in separate instances dealing methamphetamine in 2016 were sentenced today, Aug. 14, in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Duane Huffer presiding. Abel Adrian Villegas, 28, 9838 E. King Arthur’s Road, Cromwell, was one of 14 individuals arrested on drug warrants served … Read More

Morrison Sentenced In North Webster Armed Robbery

WARSAW — Matthew Michael Morris, 38, 200 Maple Street, Millersburg, was arrested May 12 as the second suspect in a North Webster armed robbery after a man was falsely accused of participating. Morris was sentenced today, Aug. 14, in Kosciusko Circuit Court for burglary, a level 2 felony, and … Read More

Pierceton Man Charged With Child Molestation

PIERCETON — A Pierceton man has been charged with molesting a minor female after the Indiana Department of Child Services conducted an investigation. Steven Ray Slabach, 34, 5241 E. Washington Road, Pierceton, is being charged with child molesting, a level 4 felony, and sexual misconduct with a minor, a … Read More

accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 8:52 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, West CR 800N, Nappanee. Drivers: Virgil D. Slabaugh, 22, 15B Road, Bourbon, and Jeremy L. Chupp, 18, West CR 800N, Nappanee. Slabaugh and Chupp were following each other and were parking … Read More

police reports

Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incidents: 1:38 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 100 block EMS B6A Lane, Leesburg. Heather L. Scherer reported the theft of a guitar. 7:40 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, 7500 block East CR 900S, South Whitley. Jon Engelhaupt reported criminal … Read More

Woman Facing Criminal Recklessness Charge After Firing Gun Inside Home

CROMWELL — A Cromwell woman is facing charges after she fired a gun inside of a residence after intimidating her husband. Dawn M. Hardesty, 46, 11117 N. Polyanna Pike, Cromwell, is being charged with intimidation with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony; criminal recklessness while armed with … Read More

UPDATE: Early Morning Mobile Home Fire In Milford

UPDATE — Milford Fire Chief Brian Haines reports the cause at this time is undetermined and the investigation is still underway. Haines stated no one was home at the time the fire was reported. It appears the fire started in a shed that was adjacent to the south … Read More