County Jail


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

• 4:39 p.m. Monday - Alberto Cuautle, 47, of 3699 N. CR 175E, #176, Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. No bond set.

• 4:53 p.m. Monday - William Lewis Vining, 40, of 4188 W. CR 525 S, Claypool, arrested for being a habitual traffic violator and being a lifetime habitual traffic violator. No bond set.

• 5:18 p.m. Monday - Ruby Ann Staab, 42, of 2605 E. Center St., Warsaw, arrested for possession of a hypodermic syringe or needle and possession of methamphetamine. No bond set.

• 6:13 p.m. Monday - Dustin Scott Jansma, 31, of 5440 N. CR 450E, Leesburg, arrested for intimidation. Bond: $500.

• 8:30 p.m. Monday - Antonio Medellin Jr., 19, of 1692 E. CR 200N, #47, Warsaw, arrested for operating a motor vehicle without ever obtaining a license and leaving the scene of a property damage crash. No bond set.

• 8:51 p.m. Monday - Donald Lee Chichester, 47, of 110 S. Main St., #25, Claypool, arrested for disorderly conduct. Bond: $300.

• 9:31 p.m. Monday - Chase Alexander Creech, 26, Mishawaka, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. No bond set.

• 2:35 a.m. Tuesday - Harold Frederick Kotouch, 47, of 3762 W. Old 30, Warsaw, arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Bond: $5,250.

• 7:10 a.m. Tuesday - Nathan James Megething, 28, of 1202 Wooster Road, lot 7, Winona Lake, arrested for resisting law enforcement. Bond: $700.

• 2:28 p.m. Tuesday - Savannah Anne Croussore, 18, of 1704 S. West Point Drive, Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor battery with bodily injury. Bond: $1,000.

Property Damage


• 1:08 p.m. Monday - West CR 400N, 100 feet west of West Wallace Road, Warsaw. Van hit deer. Driver: Mark A. Prescott, 59, North Nappanee Street, Nappanee. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 3:43 p.m. Monday - East Center Street, 50 feet west of Harrison Street, Warsaw. Car-pickup collision. Drivers: Trinity R. Blanton, 16, South Ind. 25, Mentone; Jeremy J. Miller, 43, South CR 900, Pierceton. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 4:19 p.m. Monday - Intersection of East U.S. 30 and Meijer Drive, Warsaw. Two-tractor collision. Drivers: Kasey A. Espinosa, 33, Joliet, Ill.; Jesse N. Jackson, 35, Fort Wayne. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. WPD.

• 5:10 p.m. Monday - Intersection of West CR 250N and North Rainbow Drive, Warsaw. SUV hit mailbox and sign. Driver: Luke J. Miller, 29, Briar Ridge Circle, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

• 6:06 p.m. Monday - East CR 100N, 33 feet south of North CR 225E, Warsaw. Car hit utility pole. Driver: Eric P. Lopez, 20, East CR 200N, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 6:08 p.m. Monday - 524 E. Market St., Warsaw. SUV hit unoccupied vehicle; registration information not listed. Driver: Alexandria K. Moody, 26, East Island View Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.

• 5:05 a.m. Tuesday - Intersection of Collins and Chamberlin drives, Warsaw. Pickup hit parked vehicle registered to Jose A. Olivarez, Pine Mills Road, Warsaw. Driver: Craig M. Kuhn, 35, Collins Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $750-$1,000. WPD.


• 11:36 a.m. Monday - A warrant was served in the 3900 block of North Meadow Ridge Drive, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 4:08 p.m. Monday - A warrant was served in the 200 block of South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 5:12 p.m. Monday - A 24-hour detention was requested in the 2500 block of Walton Boulevard, Warsaw. WPD.

• 6:03 p.m. Monday - A person was arrested for public intoxication by alcohol in the 300 block of East Main Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 9:47 p.m. Monday - A person was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior in the 100 block of East State Street, Etna Green. KCSO.

• 8:29 p.m. Monday - Disorderly conduct was reported in the 100 block of West Center Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 1:42 a.m. Tuesday - A person was arrested for possession of methamphetamine in the 1400 block of East Sheridan Street, Warsaw. WPD.