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Kats Sentenced For Sexual Misconduct, Child Solicitation

WARSAW — Despite the pre-sentence investigation report that Joshua Kats would be a low risk to re-offend, Kosciusko Superior Court I Judge David Cates pointed out several factors that appeared to give him some doubt. Joshua J. Kats, 24, 1822 Sharon St., Warsaw, was sentenced to concurrent terms … Read More

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After Two Years Wait, Man Sentenced

WARSAW — He was arrested on Aug. 27, 2013, on charges of burglary, criminal deviate conduct and sexual battery. Today, Thursday, Oct. 15, the case was resolved and the accused sentenced to the Indiana Department of Corrections.

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Greg Sutton Jr

Teen Given A Second Chance On Burglary Charge

Kosciusko County Circuit Court Judge David Cates agreed with defense attorney John Barrett this was Gregory Sutton Jr., 18, South CR 325E, Warsaw, first brush with adult court. Because of this, Sutton was given primarily a suspended sentence with little or no jail time. “I would like this … Read More

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Barrett Joins Reed And Earhart As Partner

Warsaw Attorney John D. Barrett has joined the law firm of Reed and Earhart as a partner. The firm will now be known as Reed, Earhard, Lennox and Barrett P.C. Barrett earned his bachelor degree from the University of New Mexico in 2000 and earned his law degree … Read More

Kosciusko County Sheriff's Deputy Shawn Castillo holds baby Audrey at the scene of the August 2011 crash.

Drunk Driver Is A ‘Changed Man’

It is not often that the prosecution, the defense and the judge agree in an open courtroom that a defendant can be rehabilitated after a crime. But today, in Kosciusko County Superior Court III, all parties came together and agreed that Andrew Peters, 30, is a changed man. … Read More


Clapp Facing Extradition After Local Release

February is the earliest that a man convicted of fraud will be released from jail in Indiana, but then Christopher Clapp will be extradited to face punishment for other crimes in Ohio and possibly Montana. Clapp, 30, was sentenced last month in Warsaw for a Class D felony … Read More

Autumn Baldridge

Sex Crime Nets Prison Term

Prior to her sentencing for a class C felony charge of sexual misconduct with a minor, Autumn Baldridge sobbed in the arms of her mother. “They’re gonna let me sit in here for a year,” she cried. But when Kosciusko County Superior Court I Judge Duane Huffer handed … Read More