County Jail


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

• 4:29 p.m. Saturday - Amanda Lee Long, 39, of 4547 S. County Farm Road, Warsaw, arrested for violating a court order. No bond set.

• 6:12 p.m. Saturday - Ryan F. Hampton, 20, of 5097 W. CR 550N, Warsaw, arrested for leaving the scene of a crash with property damage and being a minor in possession of alcohol. No bond set.

• 7:03 p.m. Saturday - Ashley Renee Miller, 34, Collins, Ohio, arrested for theft. Bond: $600.

• 7:42 p.m. Saturday - Jackie Darrell Hurt Jr., 45, of 4271 E. CR 850S, Claypool, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated - endangerment. Bond: $700.

• 8:33 p.m. Saturday - Chris Leonard Matza, 64, of 502 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw, arrested for criminal trespasss and possession of paraphernalia. No bond set.

• 12:12 a.m. Sunday - Jesus Antonio Zarate, 27, Fort Wayne, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

• 4:12 p.m. Sunday - Stephanie Lynn Cook, 32, of 1308 N. Park Ave., Warsaw, arrested for possession of controlled substance and misdemeanor for failure to appear. No bond set.

• 5:06 p.m. Sunday - Bruce Dennis Earl III, 21, of 801 Summit St., Nappanee, arrested for felony probation violation. No bond set.

• 10:12 a.m. Monday - Nathaniel Edward Owens II, 37, of 549 E. Market St., Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond: $334.50.

Personal Injury


• 2:08 a.m. Sunday - Intersection of West U.S. 30 and North CR 875W, Warsaw. Car-truck collision. Drivers: Marlin Fuentes, 32, Goshen; Paul A. Banks, 44, Bridgman, Mich. Injuries: Fuentes and a passenger in Fuentes’ car, Marlin Fuentes, 10, Goshen, were pronounced dead; Banks complained of an abrasion on his elbow/lower arm. Damage: $50,000-$1000,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

Property Damage


• 12:22 a.m. Sunday - East U.S. 30, 1,000 feet east of South CR 250E, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: John W. Klug, 44, Decatur. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 8:13 a.m. Sunday - South Ind. 15, 1,000 feet north of West CR 1300S, Silver Lake. Pickup left road and entered field. Driver: Robert E. Jones, 63, Roann. Damage: $50,000-$100,000. KCSO.

• 9:54 a.m. Sunday - Intersection of U.S. 30 and Meijer Drive, Warsaw. Pickup-car collision. Drivers: Daniel S. Spath, 55, Huntington; Jamie L. Loftus, 35, Fort Wayne. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Warsaw Police Department investigated.


• 8:11 a.m. Sunday - Tools and lawn/yard/garden equipment were reported stolen in the 3200 block of South CR 550W, Mentone. KCSO.

• 1:39 p.m. Sunday - Criminal mischief was reported in the 1600 block of East CR 200N, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 3:24 p.m. Sunday - A warrant was served in the 400 block of Anchorage Road, Warsaw. WPD.

• 5:51 p.m. Sunday - Merchandise was reported stolen from Walmart in the 2500 block of Walton Boulevard, Warsaw. WPD.

• 6:30 p.m. Sunday - Domestic battery - simple assault and criminal mischief were reported in the 300 block of West Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 10:57 p.m. Sunday - A person was arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension. WPD.

• 11:43 p.m. Sunday - A person was arrested for possession of marijuana/hash oil/hash and driving while suspended with a prior suspension in the 100 block of Meijer Drive, Warsaw. WPD.