County Jail


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

• 10:38 a.m. Wednesday - Kevin Michael Newcomer, 38, of 8 EMS B61 Lane, Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor battery. Bond: $500.

• 3:33 p.m. Wednesday - Brandon Timothey Eads, 36, of 304 Walnut St., Claypool, arrested on two counts of felony failure to appear. Bond: $2,000.

• 4:10 p.m. Wednesday - Jacob Richard Rhodes, 28, of 12893 N. CR 200W, Milford, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior. No bond set.

• 4:13 p.m. Wednesday - Timothy Allan Dilley, 59, of 8941 E. Nordman Drive, Syracuse, arrested for possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish and on a foreign warrant. No bond set.

• 5:05 p.m. Wednesday - Ashley Michelle Cummins, 32, of 2507 Glad St., Warsaw, arrested on felony probation violation and felony failure to appear. No bond set.

• 5:29 p.m. Wednesday - Marinel Lynn Gilliam, 26, of 1411 Rivercrest Drive, Warsaw, arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish. No bond set.

• 6:40 p.m. Wednesday - Michael Shawn Stover, 54, of 9152 N. CR 925E, North Webster, arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. No bond set.

• 10:43 a.m. Thursday - Ashley Lynn Jefferson, 39, of 3337 E. Pleasant Grove Drive, Warsaw, arrested on a warrant in a civil matter. Bond: $2,990.

Personal Injury


• 8:06 p.m. Wednesday - Intersection of North Ind. 15 and Jalynn Street, Warsaw. SUV-car collision. Drivers: Tecey S. Ingle, 51, South Julian Drive, Warsaw; Aurora Tello Tlahuextl, 40, West CR 250S, Warsaw. Injuries: Tello Tlahuextl complained of pain to her neck and arm; passengers in Tello Tlahuextl’s vehicle, Petra V. Tlahuextl Ramirez, 70, West CR 250S, Warsaw, complained of chest, arm and neck pain; Christian Tello, 14, West CR 250S, Warsaw, complained of right shoulder/collarbone and right leg pain. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

Property Damage


• 4:08 a.m. Thursday - South Higbee Street, 40 feet north of Turkey Creek Drive, Milford. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Rodney A. Miller, 55, North Oakwood Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 6:08 a.m. Thursday - North CR 200E, 400 feet south of East CR 1050N, Milford. Car hit tree. Driver: Shyla K. Yoder, 33, East CR 700S, Pierceton. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 7:15 a.m. Thursday - U.S. 30, 1,000 feet east of Meijer Drive, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Clayton Kerchenfaut, 91, North Fox Farm Road, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 8:39 a.m. Thursday - North CR 700W, 200 feet south of West Aubenaubee Drive, Warsaw. Car left roadway and went into standing water. Driver: Rose M. Howell, 62, West Warren Avenue, Silver Lake. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO


• 8:41 a.m. Wednesday - Rings and a watch were reported stolen in the 7200 block of East Eli Lilly Road, Syracuse. KCSO.

• 3:52 p.m. Wednesday - A medical walker was reported stolen in the 600 block of North Colfax Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 4:37 p.m. Wednesday - A traffic stop was initiated for a person in possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and driving while suspended with a prior suspension in the 200 block of North Detroit Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 7:05 p.m. Wednesday - A welfare check was performed in the 300 block of Sophie Lane, Warsaw. WPD.

• 9:37 p.m. Wednesday - A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 3300 block of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. WPD.

• 1:26 p.m. Thursday - An abandoned vehicle was reported in the 1200 block of Fisher Avenue, Warsaw. WPD.