County Jail

Bookings

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

• 3:18 p.m. Wednesday - Brandon Christopher Hoffman, 42, Valparaiso, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. No bond set.

• 4:04 p.m. Wednesday - Andrew Mitchell Shoemaker, 36, of 6578 N. 1st Trail, North Webster, arrested for domestic battery in the presence of a child less than 16. Bond: $6,000.

• 6:16 p.m. Wednesday - Gilberto Rangel, 44, of 3750 Lake City Highway, #17, Warsaw, arrested for being a habitual traffic violator. Bond: $5,250.

• 6:41 p.m. Wednesday - Alexandria Jean Staab, 21, of 5645 S. CR 1000W, Mentone, arrested for operating a motor vehicle without ever obtaining a license. Bond: $500.

• 7:16 p.m. Wednesday - Jonathan Kyle Henson, 26, of 1102 N. Lake View Ave., #3, Syracuse, arrested for possession of methamphetamine and felony failure to appear. No bond set.

• 7:28 p.m. Wednesday - Arthur D. Meadows, 61, of 112 N. Hickory St., Warsaw, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and refusal to submit to a chemical test. No bond set.

• 7:44 p.m. Wednesday - Jerome Lee Vaughn White, 32, South Bend, arrested for felony theft and on a foreign warrant. No bond set.

• 8:20 p.m. Wednesday - Kenneth D. Koser, 36, Columbia City, arrested for resisting a law enforcement officer using a vehicle and reckless driving. No bond set.

• 4:47 a.m. Thursday - Nain Edgardo Urbina Almendarez, 29, of 401 N. Washington St., Warsaw, arrested for operating a motor vehicle without ever obtaining a license. Bond: $500.

• 11:32 a.m. Thursday - Austin Lee Waller, 28, Fort Wayne, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. No bond set.



Personal Injury

Accident

• 4:49 p.m. Wednesday - East Center Street, 75 feet east of North Hickory Street, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Arthur D. Meadows, 61, North Hickory Street, Warsaw; Charles E. Pulliam, 60, East Sandy Drive, Warsaw. Injury: Pulliam complained of neck and back pain. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.



Property Damage

Accidents

• 10:04 p.m. Wednesday - South County Farm Road, 600 feet south of East CR 700S, Claypool. Car hit deer. Driver: Ridge G. Fierstos, 19, West Main Street, North Manchester. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 5:23 a.m. Thursday - South Ind. 25, 50 feet east of South CR 550W, Palestine. SUV hit deer. Driver: Daniel G. Hilliard, 51, West Main Street, Mentone. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.

• 6:26 a.m. Thursday - East CR 575N, 2,500 feet west of North CR 75E, Leesburg. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Patrick A. Briar, 35, North Old 15, Leesburg. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 1:04 p.m. Thursday - 376 Enterprise Drive, Warsaw. SUV hit landscape rock. Driver: Sandra G. Hawks, 57, North Arbutus Trail, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.



Incidents

• 7:28 a.m. Wednesday - Suspicious activity was reported in the 700 block of East Market Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 8:16 a.m. Wednesday - A death investigation was opened in the 3800 block of West CR 200N, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 10:54 a.m. Wednesday - Drugs/paraphernalia were reported found in the 100 block of Arnolt Drive, Pierceton. KCSO.

• 2:26 p.m. Wednesday - Theft of auto parts were reported in the 8000 block of North Ind. 13, Syracuse. KCSO.

• 6:31 p.m. Wednesday - A person was arrested for possession of methamphetamine in the 1200 block of South Huntington Street, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

• 6:43 p.m. Wednesday - Merchandise was reported stolen from Meijer in the 1200 block of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. WPD.

• 7:21 p.m. Wednesday - A person was arrested for reckless driving, criminal reckless and resisting a law enforcement officer using a vehicle in the 4600 block of East U.S. 30, Pierceton. KCSO.

• 8:43 p.m. Wednesday - An emergency detention was requested in the 2100 block of Dubois Drive, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 9:30 p.m. Wednesday - A person was arrested for possession of paraphernalia in the 1500 block of Husky Trail, Warsaw. WPD.

• 4:27 a.m. Thursday - A person was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without ever obtaining a license in the 1100 block of North Detroit Street, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 7:49 a.m. Thursday - A traffic stop was initiated for a person driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension in the 2700 block of East Armstrong Road, Leesburg. KCSO.