County Jail


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

• 12:27 p.m. Tuesday - Adam D. Stephens, 42, of 215 W. Baker St., Warsaw, arrested for possessing a handgun without a license. Bond: $500.

• 12:59 p.m. Tuesday - Mylynn Gene Sherwood, 33, of 4902 N. Cranbrook Road, North Webster, arrested for felony failure to appear. No bond set.

• 2:06 p.m. Tuesday - Tarah Renae Prater, 34, of 653 Heritage Lane, Warsaw, arrested for manufacturing/dealing methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine. No bond set.

• 9:43 p.m. Tuesday - Luquin Martinez, 37, of 340 Levi Lee Road, #71, Warsaw, arrested for operating a motor vehicle without ever obtaining a license. Bond: $500.

• 10:05 p.m. Tuesday - Louis Angel Gonzalez, 37, of 332 S. Henry St., Milford, arrested for operating a vehicle without ever obtaining license. Bond: $500.

• 10:49 p.m. Tuesday - Daniel Bruce Portmess, 42, Albion, arrested on a foreign warrant. No bond set.

• 2:14 a.m. Wednesday - Trenton Francis Hairrell, 26, of 1104 N. Crete Drive, Warsaw, arrested for possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia. No bond set.

• 12:46 p.m. Wednesday - Joseph Wayne Shepherd, 35, of 8220 E. Asburgy Lane, North Webster, arrested on a warrant. No bond set.

Property Damage


• 8:11 a.m. Tuesday - 811 N. Cook St., Warsaw. Truck hit unoccupied SUV registered to Russell C. Lowry, East North Winds Drive, Warsaw. Driver: Caleb W. Wise, 30, East CR 550S, Warsaw. Driver: $1,000-$2,500. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 11:06 a.m. Tuesday - Intersection of West CR 1350N and North CR 950W, Nappanee. Two-pickup collision. Drivers: David N. Nelson, 83, Mishawaka; Bryan E. Thomas, 59, Bremen. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 12:01 p.m. Tuesday - 1150 Husky Trail, Warsaw. Van hit parked vehicle. Registration information not listed. Driver: Benino M. Lopez, 34, Kokomo. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.

• 4:32 p.m. Tuesday - Intersection of South Bronson and East Jefferson streets, Warsaw. SUV-car collision. Drivers: Kiley J. Helblig, 22, West Winona Avenue, Warsaw; Jane A. Walters, 74, South Bouse Drive, Silver Lake. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 5:17 p.m. Tuesday - 630 W. CR 300N, Warsaw. SUV-van collision. Drivers: Roxane F. Miller, 52, Goshen; Leonard M. Miller, 44, North Orn Road, Milford. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 6:16 a.m. Wednesday - South CR 400W, 1,000 feet south of West CR 700S, Claypool. SUV left roadway. Driver: Harold L. Lewis, 30, Rochester. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 7:51 a.m. Wednesday - Intersection of North CR 700E and North Barbee Road, Warsaw. Pickup-school bus collision. Drivers: Noah P. Horn, 17, North CR 650E, Warsaw; Mark A. Ryl-Kuchar, 27, East Backwater Road, North Webster. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.


• 4:55 p.m. Tuesday - A person was arrested for possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish and possession of paraphernalia in the 700 block of Bartol Drive, Warsaw. WPD.

• 5:34 p.m. Tuesday - A traffic stop was initiated due to a person driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension in the 2400 block of East Winona Avenue, Winona Lake. WPD.

• 10:44 p.m. Tuesday - A person was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without ever obtaining a license in the 400 block of North Main Street, Milford. Milford Police Department investigated.

• 9:47 p.m. Tuesday - Fraud was reported in the 8200 block of East CR 1250N, Syracuse. KCSO.

• 12:14 a.m. Wednesday - A person was arrested for dealing cocaine or a narcotic drug and possession of paraphernalia in the 500 block of Glessner Street, Warsaw. WPD.