Wages for Kosciusko County Community Corrections officers were back before the Kosciusko County Council Thursday night, Sept. 8, after some misunderstanding of what the Council had approved at their Aug. 25 budget session for 2023.
Posted Feb 24, 2021 Updated: Feb 24, 2021 @ 2:03 PM
Police Chief Greg Church emphasized the need for applicants for the position of police officer for the North Webster Police Department during his monthly report to the North Webster Town Council. Its meeting was held Tuesday, Feb. 23, at the North Webster Community Center.
Posted May 05, 2020 Updated: May 5, 2020 @ 8:20 PM
Local law enforcement officials have established a new advocacy group for children that will work to ensure young people being interviewed in connection with abuse cases can do so in a safe and supportive environment.
Posted Mar 17, 2020 Updated: Mar 17, 2020 @ 5:43 PM
WARSAW — Kosciusko County Emergency Management Agency Director Ed Rock received approval to apply for a grant to be used to improve security. Rock said the grant is to be used to “harden” facilities, making them more resistant to an attack and would be used specifically for the …Read More
Posted Mar 13, 2020 Updated: Mar 17, 2020 @ 10:28 AM
WARSAW — Kosciusko County Sheriff Kyle Dukes provided a 2019 year-end statistics report at the Kosciusko County Council meeting Thursday, March 12. Dukes first talked about the success of NET 43. “One hundred and twenty-eight case reports, 142 people incarcerated, 28 search warrants, 18 times I used the …Read More
Posted Feb 13, 2020 Updated: Feb 13, 2020 @ 4:07 PM
WARSAW — A Winona Lake man was sentenced to five years in prison, though he will likely serve only a fraction of that time behind bars. Daniel Hugo Duenas, 21, 2326 E. Pierceton Road, was sentenced in Kosciusko Circuit Court Thursday, Feb. 13, almost three years after striking …Read More
Posted Jan 14, 2020 Updated: Jan 14, 2020 @ 3:50 PM
WARSAW – The former director of Kosciusko County Community Corrections is alleging in a complaint that Prosecutor Dan Hampton created a hostile workplace prior to her departure in November. Anna Bailey served as the director of Community Corrections for almost two years before she was escorted out of …Read More
Posted Jan 14, 2020 Updated: Jan 14, 2020 @ 9:50 PM
WARSAW — If Barry Andrew wants to be the new director of Community Corrections, it appears to be his choice. Kosciusko County commissioners approved Barry Andrew as executive director of Community Corrections at the commissioners meeting Tuesday, Jan. 14, providing Andrew accepts the position. The Community Corrections Advisory …Read More
Posted Jan 10, 2020 Updated: Jan 13, 2020 @ 2:18 PM
WARSAW — Jon Garber was chosen as the Kosciusko County Council president for 2020 at the council meeting Thursday, Jan. 9. Ernie Wiggins, although not in attendance, was voted to serve as the vice president. County Attorney Chad Miner and Ken Jones, president and chief executive officer with …Read More
Posted Dec 28, 2019 Updated: Dec 30, 2019 @ 8:20 AM
WARSAW — Despite being short-staffed, in part due to the departure of two employees who are facing criminal charges, day-to-day operations are continuing at Kosciusko County Community Corrections. The department has been under a cloud of concern in recent weeks after its director, Anna Bailey, and an administrative …Read More
Posted Dec 23, 2019 Updated: Dec 23, 2019 @ 6:59 PM
WARSAW — An Illinois man was sentenced to 55 years in prison on Monday, Dec. 23, after killing his cousin in 2017. Derrick Lavelle Wandrick, 26, Harvey, Ill., was charged with felony murder. Wandrick had been facing a four-day jury trial in January 2020, but that was canceled …Read More