Mikel Receives Suspended Sentence For Charges Of Neglect, Assisting A Criminal

WARSAW — A Warsaw woman was sentenced today, Sept. 28, in Kosciusko Superior 1 Court on charges of neglect and assisting a criminal. Stephanie L. Mikel, 27, 2854 S. Country Club Road, Warsaw, pleaded guilty to count I neglect of a dependent resulting in bodily injury, a level 5 … Read More

Warsaw Man Sentenced On Charges Related To Strangling Female

WARSAW — Thursday, July 27, at Kosciusko Superior Court I, a Warsaw man was sentenced on charges related to strangling a female in the presence of children and battering police officers. Caleb Levi Roatcap, 25, 808 East CR 400S, Warsaw, was arrested Feb. 2 and charged with domestic … Read More

Hagan Given Suspended Sentence On Child Seduction Charges

WARSAW — Steven Patrick Hagan, 47, 1319 W. Island View Drive, Warsaw, was sentenced Thursday, May 18, in the Kosciusko County Superior Court 1. Hagan pleaded guilty to charges of child seduction, a level 6 felony, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a class A misdemeanor, … Read More

Goshen Man Sentenced To Four Years For Child Molestation

WARSAW — A 23-year-old Goshen man, Cesar Bustamante, also known as Cesar Murillo, 501 Third St., Goshen, was sentenced today, Dec. 1, at the Kosciusko County Superior Court 1. He was originally charged with child molesting, a class B felony, and stalking, a level 5 felony. The stalking … Read More

Warsaw Man Sentenced For Shooting Father

WARSAW — A Warsaw man was sentenced today, Jan. 25, in Kosciusko County Circuit Court for the voluntary manslaughter of his father. Ryan D. Poe, 37, 690 E. Levi Lee Road, Warsaw, entered a guilty plea to voluntary manslaughter with a sentence enhancement, a level 2 felony charge, … Read More

Local Man Sentenced In 2014 Fatality Crash

WARSAW — It was an incredibly emotional day in Kosciusko Superior Court III today as presiding Judge Joe Sutton passed down the sentence of Matthew Gene Wagoner, 30, formerly of North Webster. Wagoner faced numerous charges in relation to a crash Sunday, July 20, 2014, that claimed the … Read More

Teen Arrested After Failing To Appear For Sentencing

Rhydeem Otthello Hudson, 17, 404 N. Parker St., Warsaw, was arrested early this morning after he failed to appear for sentencing on April 20. The bench warrant issued is without bond. He also had two warrants for probation violation in two cases from Superior Court 3, which he … Read More

Cody Cousins

Purdue Shooter Sentenced Today In Court

Today, the Purdue University student who admitted to stabbing and shooting a classmate in January will learn his fate. Cody Cousins, 24, admitted in a Tippecanoe County courtroom last month (see related) that he murdered fellow Purdue University student Andrew Boldt. With the guilty plea, special public defender Kirk Freeman … Read More

Kosciusko County Sentencings

Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently sentenced for crimes in Kosciusko County Courts: Emmanuel Ryan Collier, 30, 11946 U.S. 6, Syracuse, sentenced for dealing marijuana (C Felony) and possession of marijuana (D Felony). Four years in Indiana Department of Corrections with four days credited for jail time … Read More

Man Sentenced For Assisting In Robbery

Initially arrested for burglary resulting in bodily injury, armed robbery and theft, Austin J. Howard-Smith was sentenced today in Superior Court I. On Sunday, Oct. 20, Maximo Pedro Ybarra, 32, of 1010 S. Haug St., Syracuse, was arrested for burglary/breaking and entering resulting in bodily injury to a victim … Read More

Battery To Children Nets 1 Year

A woman charged with abusing two young children was sentenced in court this morning and will serve less than a year in jail. Sherri Faye Shell, 35, Warsaw, pleaded guilty in February to two counts of D felony battery. She was arrested in October after officials at Jefferson … Read More