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  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • Kolbe Argues Special Prosecutor In Olson Case Should Be Removed
    The attorney for the former home detention officer has responded to the special prosecutor’s objection to an earlier motion.
  • Community Involvement Key To New NET43 Drug Team
    In introducing Kosciusko County’s newly formed Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET43) and its commander, Doug Harp, on Monday, law enforcement officials asked for the community’s involvement.
  • Youth Leaders Learn About Judicial System
    Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy students recently had the opportunity to learn more about the county’s judicial and criminal justice system from professionals of both the court and law enforcement fields.
  • The special prosecutor in the case involving a former Kosciusko County Community Corrections home detention officer has responded to the defendant’s motion to remove him.
  • Sentence Meted In Molesting Case
    A 21-year-old Mentone man will spend at least the next 15 years in prison for child molesting.
  • Pierceton Woman Gets Two Years In Confinement Case
    The Pierceton woman involved in a December 2017 criminal confinement case was sentenced Thursday in Kosciusko County Superior Court I.
  • A former Wawasee wrestling coach was sentenced Thursday for sexual misconduct with a minor, a Class B felony.
  • Syracuse Man Gets 9 Years In Rape Case
    A Syracuse man was sentenced to nine years in the Indiana Department of Corrections for rape, with two years suspended for probation.
  • Teen Sentenced To Time Served, Probation
    One of the teenagers involved in a March 2018 shooting incident in Syracuse was sentenced this morning to time served and probation.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court, with Judge Mike Reed presiding:
  • Suit Claims Officer In County Violated Constitutional Rights Amendment
    A Warsaw man filed a lawsuit Monday against a Kosciusko County police officer for violating his Fourth Amendment rights, but as of Thursday it was unclear who was being sued.
  • Suit Blames Tavern, Driver, Car Owner For Injuries In Accident
    Two Syracuse men and The Keg in Leesburg are being sued by a third man injured in a December vehicle accident.
  • Fairgrounds Seeks More Time To Respond To Plaintiff’s Motion
    Kosciusko County Community Fair Inc. wants more time to respond to the plaintiffs’ recent motion in the fairgrounds motorized racing lawsuit.
  • 2nd Arrest Made In Connection With Home Improvement Case
    The second of three men has been arrested in connection to a home improvement fraud case in 2017.
  • Local Attorney Resigns From Bar
    Larry D. Beeson, a long-time Warsaw attorney who had practiced for almost 50 years, resigned from the Indiana bar in February after facing an investigation by the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission.
  • Beaman Home Partners With JCAP
    The Beaman Home recently partnered with the Kosciusko County Jail Chenical Addiction Program to provide education and support.
  • Warsaw Man Faces Charges After Domestic Battery Incident
    A Warsaw man will face two felony counts of domestic battery in the presence of a child and two more misdemeanor charges after an affidavit was filed Friday.
  • Hugs, Tears Accompany Graduation Of First Class From County’s Jail Chemical Addiction Program
    Success requires investment, and a number of people have invested their time and energy in the Jail Chemical Addiction Program to see the first group graduate Thursday.
  • Dismissal Sought In Home Detention Officer’s Misconduct Case
    A motion to dismiss both charges against Patrick Olson has been filed by his attorney, David Kolbe, of Warsaw.
  • Fairgrounds Racing Plaintiffs Request Permanent Injunction
    Plaintiffs in the fairgrounds racing lawsuit on Friday filed a motion for partial summary judgment and a request for permanent injunction.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County:
  • Refusal To Appear For Trial Leads To Additional Charge
    A Syracuse man is facing an additional charge after failing to show up for his jury trial.
  • Woman faces battery count
    A Syracuse woman is facing battery and disorderly conduct charges after allegedly kicking at medical and law enforcement personnel while intoxicated.
  • Low Bob’s robber sentenced
    An Elkhart man was sentenced Thursday for robbing Low Bob’s in Warsaw at gunpoint in 2015.
  • California man sentenced in corrupt business influence case
    A California man sentenced Thursday for corrupt business influence received four years in prison, with two years suspended for probation.
  • A date and time has been set for the status conference in the ongoing fairgrounds lawsuit over motorized racing.
  • The driver in the Oct. 30 school bus stop crash near Rochester that killed three children and injured a fourth will soon be facing an additional charge.
  • Fair Files Motion To Proceed With Racing Lawsuit
    One side in the ongoing fairgrounds racing lawsuit has filed a motion to lift the stay of proceedings and to set a status conference.
  • Nappanee Man Sentenced Following Molesting Plea
    A Nappanee man who molested his granddaughter was sentenced this morning to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections, with two years suspended on probation.
  • Former Home Detention Officer To Face Trial In Escape Case
    A former Kosciusko County Community Corrections home detention officer who was charged in October 2017 with aiding an escape will take his case to trial by jury.
  • Warsaw Teen Faces Rape Charge
    A Warsaw teen is facing a rape charge.

    Alexander Glen Hurley, 18, of 2115 E. Hendricks St., Warsaw, was arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail at 9:42 p.m. Saturday for rape, a level 3 felony.
  • heft Of Tools Leads To Arrest
    A North Webster man was arrested over the weekend after allegedly stealing a former neighbor’s tools in November and pawning some of them off.
  • Kosciusko Jail Commander Named In Noble County Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Kosciusko County Jail Commander Shane Coney has been named in a wrongful death lawsuit after an inmate at the Noble County Jail hanged himself Oct. 4, 2017.
  • Wawasee Swim Coach Files Suit Under Civil Rights Act Claiming Discrimination
    Wawasee’s head swim coach filed a civil suit against the school corporation Friday alleging sex discrimination.
  • Cromwell Man’s Molesting Plea Brings 30-Year Prison Sentence
    A Cromwell man was sentenced Thursday morning to 30 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections on one count of child molesting, a level 1 felony.
  • Attempted Robbery In 2017 Leads To Suspended Term For Fort Wayne Man
    One of the men who robbed a man of $3,000 at gunpoint in December 2017 at the Time Out Inn was sentenced Thursday morning for aiding intimidation, a level 6 felony.
  • 19-Year-Old Columbia City Man Gets 3 Years For Intimidation
    A Columbia City man was sentenced Thursday morning for his part in a potentially violent crime in Warsaw when he was 18.
  • Infant’s Death Leads To Neglect Of Dependent Plea
    Marissa J. Moore Brown pleaded guilty Thursday morning to a single charge of neglect of a dependent, a level 6 felony.
  • Parties Agree To $53K In Back Rent
    Courthouse Coffee LLC and Matthew Hoskins will have to pay $53,000 in back rent to the landlord of Café Mod’s location at 622 W. CR 300N, Warsaw.
  • Syracuse Teen Gets 18-Year Sentence
    A Syracuse teen tied to several violent incidents involving weapons between October 2017 and March 2018 was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday morning on two level 3 felony robbery charges.
  • Driver In Fatal Bus Stop Crash Appears In Court Today
    The woman accused of killing three children in a bus stop crash was in court today, where a judge entered a preliminary not guilty plea on her behalf.
  • BZA Changes Tattoo Ruling After Supreme Court Decision
    After more than seven years, John Brown knew he had to take action.

    Brown’s desire to have the word “tattoo” as part of signage to promote his business, Take Action, 938 N. Detroit St., turned into a controversy in 2011 when he ultimately lost his zoning battle with the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals.
  • Racetrack Lawsuit Heads To Mediation
    The two sides involved in the lawsuit over motorized racing at the Kosciusko County fairgrounds are headed to mediation.
  • Child Seduction Charge Filed
    A Warsaw man is facing a child seduction charge after allegedly having sex with a girl under 18 years old more than once.
  • Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Misconduct With Minor
    A Warsaw man pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a minor in Kosciusko County Superior Court I on Thursday.
  • Homeless Man Sentenced For Battery, Mischief
    A homeless man who everyone agreed needs help for substance abuse was sentenced for battery, criminal mischief and probation violation in Kosciusko County Superior Court I on Thursday morning.
  • Pierceton Man Sentenced In Criminal Confinement
    A Pierceton man was sentenced Thursday morning for his part in a criminal confinement case from December.
  • Leesburg Man Faces Sentencing In Michigan, Ohio
    A Leesburg man who was sentenced Thursday for his part in a series of burglaries in Kosciusko County faces sentencing in Michigan and Ohio for similar crimes.
  • East Center Street Gas Station Robber Pleads Guilty
    The man who robbed a gas station on East Center Street in Warsaw in January pleaded guilty Thursday to level 3 robbery.
  • Kosciusko Family Suing Watercraft Dealer Over Explosion
    A 15-year-old Kosciusko County boy and his parents are suing an Upland personal watercraft dealer after his Sea-Doo exploded earlier this year, causing the teen injuries.
  • Defense Files Response To State’s Brief In Lundy Case
    David Kolbe, the defense attorney for Colt Lundy, filed his response over the weekend to the issues raised by the state on Lundy’s petition to modify his prison sentence in connection to the 2010 murder of his stepfather.
  • Claypool Man Meted 100 Months On Gun Charge
    A Claypool man received a sentence of 100 months incarceration and one year of supervised release after pleading guilty to possessing a firearm by a convicted felon.
  • State Files Brief In Lundy’s Motion To Modify Sentence
    The state filed its brief Tuesday on issues raised during Colt Lundy’s hearing to modify his prison sentence in connection to the 2010 murder of his stepfather.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County Courts:
  • Sex charge brings 6-year sentence
    A former Pierceton man was sentenced Thursday morning to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections for sexual misconduct with a minor, a level 5 felony.
  • Cromwell man in Community Corrections
    A 31-year-old Cromwell man with a long criminal history was sentenced Thursday to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections for burglary, but will serve his time in Community Corrections for the effort he’s made in changing his life.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • 121/2-Year Sentence Handed Down In Three Separate Cases
    A Kosciusko County Jail inmate who was originally charged with eight crimes in three cases, including rape and intimidation of another inmate last year, was sentenced this morning on four of the charges to 12½ years, with all but one year to be served in prison.
  • Manslaughter Case Brings 17.5-Year Term
    A Warsaw man who shot at a Warsaw Police officer in February 2017 received a 17½-year sentence this morning in a plea agreement.
  • Yet Another Judge Punts Fairboard Case
    Another judge will have to be appointed to the fairgrounds motorized racing lawsuit.
  • Condemnation Suit Targets N. Buffalo House
    Warsaw city officials on Monday defended attempts to purchase a home in the  Buffalo Street redevelopment project.
  • Landlord Sues Tenant for $42,283 In Rent
    Courthouse Coffee LLC – doing business as Café Mod – is being sued for breach of contract and eviction in Kosciusko Circuit Court.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Mike Reed presiding:
  • The following people have filed for marriage licenses with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy:
  • The following people have filed for marriage licenses with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko?Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko County courts:
  • A roundup of filing from the Kosciusko County Justice Building.
  • The following actions have been filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Michael Reed presiding:

    Auto Owners Insurance v. Sherrie Fritsch, Carmel. Plaintiff seeks $7,051.59 due on property damage from a tree falling in the yard.

    • First Federal Savings Bank v. Kristi Allen, CR 625S, Claypool. Plaintiff seeks $54,442.13 due on a mortgage. 

    • Farm Credit Mid-America v. Jonathan Boggs, CR 300S, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $21,802.09 due on a credit account.

    Interra Credit Union v. Bryce Truman, CR 52, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $10,641.93 due on a credit account.

    Interra Credit Union v. Scott Hattery, East Bayview Drive, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $3,052.42 due on a credit account. 

    • Douglas and Katheryn Payne v. Foy and Frankie Frasure, address unlisted. Plaintiff seeks possession of property due to failed monthly payments. 



    The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court I with Judge David Cates presiding:

    • Stephen Harrants v. Robert Buesching, and the United Parcel Service. Plaintiff seeks unspecifed damages for a wrongful death in an automobile accident. 

    • Lee Kuhn v. Kaitlyn Kubley, Rozella Road, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks unspecified damages from an automobile accident. 



    The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court II with Judge Torrey Bauer presiding:

    • Community Federal Credit Union v. David Housouer, Wooster Road, Pierceton. Plaintiff seeks $6,210.71 due on a credit account.

    • SAC Finance Inc. v. James Martin, Goshen. Plaintiff seeks $5,555.18 due on an auto loan.



    The following new actions have been filed in Kosciusko Superior Court III with Judge Joe Sutton presiding:

    • Community Federal Credit Union v. Michael Davis, Wallace Road, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $27,927.56 due on a credit account.

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v. Brittany Castro, Oak Brook Place, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $8,047.90 due on a credit account. 

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. V. Justin Quinn, Lake Street, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $9,641.12 due on a credit account.

    • SAC Finance v. Cassandra Wadkins, Cook Street, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $5,479.91 due on a credit account.

    • SAC Finance v. Paul and Renee Ruckman, CR 900S, Claypool. Plaintiff seeks $8,763 due on a credit account.

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v. Caleb Stephens, Walnut Street, Claypool. Plaintiff seeks $6,202.12 due on credit account.

    • Jefferson Capital Systems v. David Young, Forest Drive, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $1,693.99 due on credit account.

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v Clint Turczi, EMS B53 Lane, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $8,598.28 due on a credit account.

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v Brenda Miller, Promontory Point Drive, Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $5,703.23 due on a credit account. 

    • Credit Acceptance Corp. v Kimberly Cano, Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $8,894.75 due on a credit account.



    The following people have filed for marriage licenses with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy:

    • Amanda Alles, 36, and Serge Bermudez, 44, both of Nashville, Tenn.

    • Lyle Kuhns, 21, CR 1350N, Nappanee, and Jo Yoder, 20, Beech Road, Nappanee.

    • Justin Hartley, 21, and Jamie Schoenauer, 22, both of Wellington Drive, Warsaw.

    • Trevor Schneider, 26, and Arian  Trowbridge, 24, both of Washington Street, Mentone.

    • Ruth McCormick, 71, Carlsbad, Cailf., and Darrell Allen, 67, CR 850E, Syracuse.

    • Brandon Halverson, 35, Market Street, Warsaw, and Kendra Beck, 36, Clear Creek Trail, North Manchester.

    • Andrew Miller, 27, and Korissa O’Neil, 24, both of Levi Lee Road, Warsaw.

    •Stephen Sommers, 25, First Street, Pierceton, and Myia Baldridge, 23, CR 650S, Pierceton.

    • David Davidsen, 49, and Shana Tinkley, 29, both of CR 300E, Syracuse.

    • Christian Valdez, 23, Dot Street, Warsaw, and Kaitlyn Diaz, 21, Hartzler Street, Warsaw. 

    • Lawrence McClelland, 26, and Cassandra Haecker, 25 both of CR 100E, Warsaw. 

    • Diamond Dove, 18, Park Avenue, Warsaw, and Leonardo Quiroga, 18, Old 30, Warsaw.

    • Steven Fawcett, 37, and Gretchen Heil, 32, both of Madison, Wis.

    • Steven Schwartz, 22, Bryer Road, Etna Green, and Carolyn Schwartz, 22, Ind. 19, Etna Green.



    The following people have filed for marriage  dissolutions with Kosciusko County Clerk Ann Torpy: 

    • Thomas E. Miller, Claypool, and Arnetta K. Miller, Warsaw. Married: July 6, 1979. Separated: June 1, 2016.

    • Denise L. Beach, Milford, and Justin Beach, Syracuse. Married: July 1, 2007. Separated: Sept. 14, 2007.

    • Andrea S. Rodriguez, Warsaw, and Jose A. Rodriguez, Silver Lake. Married: Aug. 9, 1997. Separated in 2001.



    • Stephen J. Kaluza, Syracuse, and Caroline Kaluza, Dyer. Married: Oct. 14, 2014. Separated: Sept. 7, 2017. There are no minor children.

    • Carolyn L. Newman, Mentone, and Dusty A. Newman, Mentone. Married: Oct. 21, 1995. Separated: Sept. 19, 2017. There are no minor children.

    •Melanie Bradley, Claypool, and Darrel B. Lewis Jr., Lebanon. Married: July 25, 2015. Separated: November 2015. There are no minor children.

    • John Jeffries and Julie Jeffries, Winona Lake. Married: March 21, 2002. Separated: Sept. 19, 2017. There are two minor children.

    • Lesa A. and Ricky L. Hatfield, Warsaw. Married: June 14, 1980. Separated: Sept. 29, 2017. There are no minor children.

    • Virginia Leemon, Nappanee, and Ortie Leemon, Milford. Married: Feb. 16, 2008. Separated: Sept. 25, 2017. There is one minor child.

    • Brandie Workman, Winona Lake, and