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Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 6:27 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, Lake City Highway and Orthopedic Drive, Warsaw. Drivers: Mark D. Smith, 46, Warsaw, and Gary M. Lasley, 61, Fort Wayne. Smith’s vehicle struck the back of Lasley’s vehicle. Damages up to $2,500. 5:40 p.m. … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incident: 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 2500 block Walton Boulevard, Warsaw. Officials at Wal-Mart reported they had merchandise stolen from their store and fraudulently returned for a gift card. 8:57 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, 300 block West Main … Read More


Vehicle Strikes Into Lassus Handy Dandy In Warsaw

UPDATE: Lassus has reopened the storefront and is available to customers at this time.    WARSAW — A local gas station has closed after a vehicle struck into the structure, causing structural damage that compromised the integrity of the building. According to an accident report filed by Warsaw … Read More

Jail Bookings Aug

Jail Bookings

Editor’s Note: Dominic Fisher was initially booked into the Kosciusko County Jail on a sexual misconduct with an inmate charge. According to the Sheriff’s Department, there was an entry error in the jail. The prosecutor’s office has corrected the charge, as reflected below. Kosciusko The following people were … Read More


Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 7:27 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, West CR 600S and South County Farm Road, Warsaw. Driver: David R. Bauer, 36, South CR 100E, Claypool. Bauer struck a deer. Damage up to $5,000. 5:43 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, … Read More


Multi-Agency Investigation Lands Three In Jail For Meth

By SGT. TRENT SMITH Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Bremen Post KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — A two-week investigation by the Indiana State Police, with the assistance of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, Warsaw Police Department, Winona Lake Police Department and the North Webster Police Department, culminated with the … Read More


A Favorite Task Of Warsaw’s Mayor

WARSAW — One of the favorite tasks Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer enjoys, is the swearing in of a new officer. He was given that privilege Friday morning, Aug. 7, at the Warsaw Board of Public Works & Safety. Samuel Weaver was sworn in as the newest officer of … Read More

Police officers and EMTs prepare to leave the scene of a three-car accident that happened Wednesday in Warsaw. No major injuries and no major damage were reported (Photo by Tommy Bohrer)

UPDATE: Accident Near Scott and Center

WARSAW — No major injuries were reported in a three-car accident that happened earlier today at the intersection of Center Street and Scott Street, Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department responded to the call around 11:43 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. Driver Jane A. Leasure, 61, Warsaw had … Read More


Deer Task Force Reducing Archers

WARSAW — The Deer Task Force is looking for archers this year to participate in their deer reduction program. The program was designed to control deer overpopulation inside city limits and aims to aid the residents of Warsaw by doing so. This year, the task force will only … Read More

(From left) Joe Hawn, WPD Dive Team Commander;
Rich Haddad, K21 Health Foundation;  Amy Cannon, KCCF and KREMC Operation Round Up;
Stephanie Overbey, KCCF;
R.J. Nethaway, WPD Dive Team Asst. Commander;
Scott Whitaker, WPD Chief of Police. 
(Photo provided)

WPD Recipient Of New Dive Rescue Boat

By Lt. Kip Shuter, Warsaw Police Department Recently, the Warsaw Police Department Dive Team was the recipient of several community grants to obtain new dive equipment to better serve our community in a water emergency. Grant funds were obtained from the K21 Health Foundation, Kosciusko County Community Foundation, … Read More


Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accident: 7:40 p.m. Sunday, July 26, South CR 500E and East CR 450S, Warsaw. Driver: Sheila K. Craig, 70, South CR 600E, Pierceton. Hit deer. Damage up to $2,500. 6:24 p.m. Sunday, July 26, North Syracuse-Webster Road, … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incident: 8:06 a.m. Friday, July 24, 1700 block East Center Street, Warsaw. Karl J. Reusser reported two windows damaged by rocks. 10:56 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 900 block North Detroit Street, Warsaw. Jose R. Espinoza reported a domestic … Read More


Area Accident Reports

Syracuse Officers with the Syracuse Police Department investigated the following accident: 3:07 p.m. Thursday, July 23, South Syracuse Webster Road, south of West Pickwick Drive, Syracuse. Drivers: Sarah E. Wegener, 38, East Fox Run Drive, Syracuse, and Edward J. Lapato, 46, South Kinder Drive, Syracuse. Wegener reportedly attempted … Read More

Shuter demonstrates the capabilities of the quadcopter outside of Warsaw Police Department.

WPD Flies To New Heights With Quadcopter

WARSAW — Warsaw Police Department is taking its efforts to new heights. The department is one of the few agencies in the area to possess and operate a quadcopter — commonly referred to as a “drone.” According to Lt. Kip Shuter, the device allows officers the opportunity to … Read More


Common Council Tables Police Department Ordinance

WARSAW — During the Warsaw Common Council’s meeting Monday, July 20, the council tabled an ordinance amending the city code referencing disbursement of buy money used by the police department. The ordinance, drafted by the city attorney, states a check be issued to the City of Warsaw Police Department … Read More

Sgt. Clay Layne's vehicle involved in the first accident. (Photo by Warsaw Police Department)

UPDATE: Accident On Eastlake Drive

By LT. KIP SHUTER Warsaw Police Department Public Information Officer; City of Warsaw Traffic Safety Commissioner; Training, Fleet, Grant, Quartermaster Administrator Yesterday evening, just before 9 p.m., two police vehicles from Warsaw Police Department were involved in separate personal injury crashes only yards apart during last evenings strong … Read More