County Jail


The following people were preliminarily charged and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:

• 1:01 a.m. Thursday - Jacob Ray Kizer, 52, of 2508 West Side Drive, Warsaw, arrested for invasion of privacy, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. No bond set.

• 5:49 p.m. Thursday - Sean Andrew Baird, 34, of 2575 E. Center St., #221, Warsaw, arrested for intimidation. Bond: $500.

• 7:49 p.m. Thursday - Jennifer Leanne Jacobs, 39, of 2227 S. Country Club Road, Warsaw, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and refusal to submit to a chemical test. No bond set.

• 8:48 p.m. Thursday - Troy Edward Kistler, 53, of 6799 E. CR 800N, North Webster, arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .15 or more. Bond: $700.

• 12:17 a.m. Friday - Bonnie Joe Smith, 41, Columbia City, arrested for theft. Bond: $5,250.

• 1:28 a.m. Friday - Joseph Scott Chaffins, 24, of 8991 E. CR 350N, Pierceton, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond: $500.

• 10:53 a.m. Friday - Jude Byrer, 18, of 9205 W. Ind. 25, Mentone, arrested for misdemeanor battery. Bond: $600.

Property Damage


• 8:23 a.m. Thursday - Intersection of U.S. 30 and Anchorage Road, Warsaw. SUV-car collision. Drivers: Cortney N. Sherow, 20, South Elm Street, Etna Green; Jeremy L. Miller, 43, Bartol Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 11:41 a.m. Thursday - South Ind. 15, 100 feet south of West Winona Avenue, Warsaw. Pickup-SUV collision. Drivers: Gerald S. Petman, 53, Huntington; Everett L. Nifong, 58, North Superior Avenue, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 1:12 p.m. Thursday - East CR 100S, 1,000 feet west of South CR 450E, Pierceton. Car hit fence. Driver: Pauline H. Gabbett, 79, East Birchwood Court, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 4:14 p.m. Thursday - North Old Ind. 15, 100 feet south of Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Car went off road. Driver: Autumn L. Wilson, 28, Goshen. Damage: Under $750. KCSO.

• 4:49 p.m. Thursday - East CR 200N, 75 feet west of North Boeing Road, Warsaw. Pickup-car collision. Drivers: James M. Bauer, 65, South Columbia Street, Warsaw; Linzy N. Cox, 38, Gable Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

• 5:44 p.m. Thursday - South Country Club Road, 200 feet south of East CR 225S, Warsaw. SUV hit REMC utility pole. Driver: Jennifer L. Jacobs, 39, South Country Club Road, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 5:38 a.m. Friday - 3351 S. Ind. 19, Mentone. Van hit parked vehicle registered to Stephanie R. Shull, South Ind. 19, Mentone. Driver: Tabitha R. Bunch, 21, Elkhart. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 7:57 a.m. Friday - East Center Street, 100 feet west of North McKinley Street, Warsaw. SUV-car collision. Drivers: Robin L. Askins, 71, North Lincoln Park, Warsaw; Christy Thomas, 32, Tuscany Xing, Winona Lake. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.


• 3:11 p.m. Thursday - A license plate was reported stolen in the 2800 block of Frontage Road, Warsaw. WPD.

• 3:17 p.m. Thursday - A juvenile complaint was reported in the 200 block of South Detroit Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 6:36 p.m. Thursday - A person was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .15 or more in the 100 block of North Huntington Street, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

•10:45 p.m. Thursday - A license plate was reported stolen in the 2500 block of Walton Boulevard, Warsaw. WPD.

• 3:57 a.m. Friday - A warrant was served in the 5800 block of North CR 1000E, Pierceton. KCSO.