UPDATE: House Fire On Barbee Road

NORTH WEBSTER — The cause of a fire at 3795 N. Barbee Road, Thursday afternoon, Aug. 4, is still undetermined at this time. The call was received at approximately 4:45 p.m.

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Kosciusko County Court News

Kosciusko County Judgments Kosciusko County Filings Small Claims The following small claim has been awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding: Warsaw Health Systems, LLC v. Elizabeth Arogundade, Warsaw, $1,042.23 Mineral Springs LLC v. Julia Blankenship, Warsaw, $1,596 Owen Family Funeral Home Inc. v. … Read More


Warsaw PD Asking For Help With Identifying Suspect

WARSAW — The Warsaw Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the person in the picture below. She is a suspect in a debit card theft. The suspect was driving a darker colored Dodge/Chrysler Minivan. If anyone recognizes the person in the photos, they are asked … Read More


Area Accident Reports

Kosicusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 8:06 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, East Bowser Road and North CR 300E, Syracuse. Drivers: Ryan C. Sheffield, 38, Small Drive, Elizabeth City, N.C. and Kelly J. Abrams, 49, EMS T47 Lane, Leesburg. Sheffield’s vehicle proceeded into … Read More

Photo Left to Right: Scott Sigerfoos, EMS Director Lutheran EMS, Officer Ryan Reed and Joe Hawn Chief of Police.

Winona Lake Officers Provided With Drug to Help Reverse The Effects of Heroin and Opiate

WINONA — Winona Lake Officers provided with drug to help reverse the effects of Heroin and Opiate overdoses Winona Lake Police Officers are now carrying nasal naloxone kits also known as Narcan. Narcan has been successful in reversing the effects of heroin and opiate overdoses prior to the … Read More


Jensen Scheduled For Sentencing

FULTON COUNTY — Mark A. Jensen, 63, 1923 E. Timberline Circle South, Warsaw, was present today, Thursday, Aug. 4, to offer a plea agreement for the charges of four counts of child exploitation and one count of sexual misconduct with a minor. All charges are class C felonies. … Read More


Jail Bookings

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


Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko  Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 12:34 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 56 E. Bell Drive, Warsaw. Driver: Brittany R. Powell, 28, South SR 15, Warsaw. Powell backed into an unoccupied vehicle in a parking lot. Damage estimated up to $5,000. 10:23 … Read More


State Police Arrest Three In Elkhart Drug Investigation

By TRENT SMITH Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Bremen Post ELKHART COUNTY — A two-month drug investigation by the Indiana State Police ended with three arrests Tuesday morning, Aug. 2, after troopers served a search warrant at an Elkhart home. The state police raided the home located at … Read More


BREAKING: One Injured At CR 300E And Bowser

MILFORD — One individual has been transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital following a two-vehicle accident at CR 300E and Bowser Road. The accident occurred around 8:05 a.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 4.

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$5,000 Fraudulent Check Lands Francies In Jail

WARSAW — A Fort Wayne resident has been arrested after allegedly writing more than $5,000 in fraudulent checks. In February, the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a local bank stating Christine Francies, 37, 9905 Oak Trail Road, Fort Wayne, had deposited a check with them on … Read More

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Jackson Could Face Probation Violation

COLLIER COUNTY, FLA — Alexander D. Jackson, 24, Milford, was on one year probation when he was arrested Monday, Aug. 1, and subsequently charged with five counts related to the July 27 shooting in North Webster. The probation began Feb. 22, in Collier County, Fla., for a criminal mischief charge, a level 3 felony, which occurred on Marco Island Jan. 10. A battery charge, a misdemeanor, was dismissed.

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