Detective Sergeant RJ Nethaway, Narcotics, Warsaw Police Department, left, and Trooper Andrew Cochran, Meth Suppression, Indiana State Police, talk to parents about drug addiction in teens. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

Parents Learn The Tough Stuff About Drugs

WARSAW — A roomful of parents gathered Wednesday evening, Aug. 24, at the Parkview Warsaw YMCA to learn about teens, drugs and prevention. Detective Sergeant RJ Nethaway, Narcotics, Warsaw Police Department and Trooper Andrew Cochran, Meth Suppression, Indiana State Police teamed up for a brief seminar to teach parents how … Read More


Dutton Arrested After Snatching Purse From Vehicle

WARSAW — An attempted purse snatching led to the arrest of a Warsaw resident with prior convictions for theft and conversion. An affidavit of probable cause, dated July 22, states that officers with the Warsaw Police Department received a call Monday, July 11, from a female subject reporting her … Read More


Truex Arrested After Stealing Debit Card

WARSAW — Rhonda Jean Truex, 50, 340 E. Levi Lee Road, Warsaw, was arrested Monday, Aug. 15, after using a found credit card to make more than $400 in purchases at area convenience stores. According to an affidavit of probable cause, officers with the Warsaw Police Department received … 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


Elder Arrested For Drugs, Possession Of Firearm By Violent Felon

NOTE: Ink Free News has been notified that the information received pertaining to this story stems from charges filed in January. The information on the booking sheet should have read, “failure to appear.” The original article from January can be accessed here. WARSAW — Chase Allen Elder, 31, 4447 … Read More

Police LIghts

Kosciusko County DUI Taskforce Announces July Schedule

By CRAIG ALLEBACH Coordinator, Town of Winona Lake KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — County and local law enforcement agencies participating in the Kosciusko County DUI Taskforce will continue to conduct roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints during the month of July. This project is made possible through grants received by the Governor’s Council … Read More

A truck carrying ice rolled over north of Warsaw. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

BREAKING: Ice Truck Flips On Sweltering Day

WARSAW — Crews are responding to a rollover accident at CR 100N and CR 300E, Warsaw, involving a delivery truck carrying ice. There were no injuries reported in the one-vehicle crash, which happened Friday evening, July 22. Heat indexes were predicted to reach near 100 degrees, Fahrenheit, causing the … Read More

Officers tow the missing paddle boat back to shore. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

Missing Boaters Give Police A Scare

WINONA LAKE — All is well following a scare in which two paddle boaters went missing this afternoon on Winona Lake. The teen girls, who asked to remain anonymous, had rented a paddle boat from the Winona Lake Parks Department. They were out on the lake when a … Read More

WPD new officers

Brown Takes Oath Of Office, Two Probationary Patrolmen Hired

WARSAW — Warsaw Police Department gained a new full time officer and received approval to hire two probationary patrol officers at today’s, Friday, July 15, Warsaw Board of Public Works meeting. Christopher R. Brown was given the oath of office by Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer at the start … Read More


Warsaw PD Asking For Help Identifying Suspect

WARSAW — The Warsaw Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a male subject who is a person of interest in a theft that occurred at a local business. If anyone recognizes the person in the photos, they are asked to contact the department at (574) … Read More

Side view of vehicle involved in a three-vehicle crash on Detroit Street

Child Sustains Minor Injuries In Three-Vehicle Crash

WARSAW — At least two people were injured earlier this week when three vehicles collided on North Detroit Street, Warsaw, including a 6-year-old child. At approximately 5 p.m. Monday, July 11, a black 2000 Buick, driven by Gary D. Jones, 27, West Syracuse Street, Milford, was northbound in the lefthand … Read More


McClone, Bradford Arrested On Drug Charges

WARSAW — Two Warsaw residents have been charged with three level 6 felonies last week when officers discovered a large assortment of hypodermic needles and a supply of methamphetamine in her residence. Tara Rayne McClone, 35, and Blake Edward Bradford, 28, both of 1710 Tippecanoe Drive, Warsaw, were arrested and booked … Read More


IRS, State Police Assist In Warsaw Prostitution Bust

WARSAW — Friday afternoon, July 8, investigators from the Warsaw Police Department and Indiana State Police served a search warrant at Ying Massage following several months of investigation into its criminal business practices. Ying Massage is located at 493 S. Circle Drive West on the east side of … Read More


McLaughlin Arrested On Drug Charges

WARSAW — A Warsaw resident has been arrested on drug charges after allegedly taking his infant child with him to purchase methamphetamine. Court documents state that on Thursday, April 28, officers with the Warsaw Police Department spoke with an unnamed individual who showed them a ziplock bag containing a … Read More

Warsaw PD K-9 Buddy

Retired Warsaw PD K-9 Buddy Succumbs to Cancer

WARSAW — It is with heavy hearts, the Warsaw Police Department announces the death of retired police K-9, Buddy. Buddy, a Belgian Malinois, was born April 11, 2004, and trained in Europe by Vohne Liche Kennels. He joined the Warsaw Police Department on June 5, 2006, and was … Read More

Suspect in a felony criminal mischief case (photo provided)

Warsaw Police Seeking Public Assistance

BY THE WARSAW POLICE DEPARTMENT WARSAW — The Warsaw Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the male subject in the photograph above. The pictured subject is of interest to the Warsaw Police Department in a case of felony criminal mischief where a significant amount of … Read More