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

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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


Connolly Arrested For Theft

WARSAW — Calvin Connolly, 19, 1404 Tippecanoe Drive, Warsaw, was booked into the Kosciusko County Jail, Saturday, June 11, for aiding, inducing or causing burglary, a level 4 felony and a class A misdemeanor of theft. Warsaw Police Officer Ryan Moore responded to a burglary/theft at an apartment complex. … Read More

Car into tree at 1106 E. Sheridan St. (Photos by Michelle Reed)

Accident At 1106 E. Sheridan St., Warsaw

WARSAW — Lutheran EMS, Warsaw Police and Fire Departments responded to a vehicle that ran into a tree. One person was transported by Lutheran, but according to police on scene there were no major injuries.   … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following incident: 4:40 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at the 300 block of North Broadway Street, Mentone. Julie M. Anderson reported a theft. Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incidents: 10 p.m. Friday, June 10, … Read More


Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, North CR 175E, south of EMS C24 Lane, Warsaw. Driver: Patrick A Burchett, 24, Kuder Lane, Warsaw. Burchett swerved to avoid another car, ran off the road and struck some brush … Read More