County Jail


The following person was preliminarily charged and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:

• 12:34 a.m. Monday - Kyle Logan Backus, 22, of 920 Anchorage Road, #42, Warsaw, arrested for felony probation violation and invasion of privacy. Bond: $1,900.

Personal Injury


• 11:09 a.m. Saturday - South Ind. 13, 500 feet north of East CR 600S, Pierceton. Motorcycle lost control and hit guardrail and continued to slide. Driver: Jacob R. Barker, 19, Lexington Drive, Winona Lake. Injuries: Barker had road rash on multiple areas of his body and a possible broken ankle. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 12:13 p.m. Saturday -  Intersection of Lake City Highway and South Circle Drive, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Dallas L. Deckys, 39, East Main Street, Atwood; Travis R. Lansaw, 30, East CR 700S, Claypool. Injuries: Deckys complained of head pain; Lansaw complained of back pain. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 3:03 p.m. Sunday - East Ryerson Road, 500 feet east of South CR 750E, Pierceton. Motorcycle lost control and went into ditch. Driver: Tanisha R. Rose, 49, South CR 675E, Pierceton. Injuries: Rose had minor bleeding to the head. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.

Property Damage


• 2:35 a.m. Saturday - North Ind. 13, 10 feet north of East CR 800N, North Webster. Car hit deer. Driver: Jeremiah C. Hilty, 23, West Hepton Road, Nappanee. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 8:12 a.m. Saturday - West CR 1350N, 250 feet west of North CR 300W, Warsaw. Wagon came loose from pickup and hit utility pole owned by NIPSCO. Driver: Matt W. Mast, 61, North CR 500W, Milford. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.

• 8:51 a.m. Saturday - 1200 S. Huntington St., Syracuse. Truck hit parked vehicle. Registration information not listed. Driver: Thomas A. Conley, 19, North Pied Piper Parkway, Cromwell. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

• 10:37 a.m. Saturday - West Crystal Lake Road, 1,500 feet west of North CR 700W, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Rose A. Trueblood, 37, West Market Street, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.

• 2:30 p.m. Saturday - 650 W. CR 300N, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Sadie A. Waikel, 25, Chapman Lake Drive, Warsaw; Alejandra M. Briseno, 18, Ligonier. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.

• 1:42 a.m. Sunday - East CR 1300N, 10 feet east of North CR 775E, Syracuse. Car went through a curb and struck fence. Driver: Bianca N. Rocha, 23, East King Arthur Trail, Cromwell. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 11 a.m. Sunday - East Pixie Parkway, 250 feet east of North Sir Gallahad Place, Cromwell. Two-pickup collision. Drivers: Cynthia M. Heileman, 26, East Pixie Parkway, Cromwell; Nickel R. Baldwin, 62, East King Arthur Trail, Cromwell. Damages: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.

• 1:43 p.m. Sunday - East Center Street, 30 feet west of North Lincoln Street, Warsaw. Two-SUV collision with a third unknown vehicle. Drivers remaining: Krystle A. Barton, 33, North Front Street, Syracuse; Jaime A. Vega Aguirre, 23, Wooster Road, Winona Lake. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 5:36 p.m. Sunday - Intersection of North Parker Street and U.S. 30, Warsaw. Pickup-car collision. Drivers: Dennis L. Slabaugh, 51, Bourbon; Rebecca J. Allen, 63, Argos. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

• 5:57 p.m. Sunday - North Ind. 19 and West CR 250N, Etna Green. SUV-pickup collision. Drivers: Jesse L. Schwartz, 18, South CR 400E, Warsaw; Jared A. Stephens, 36, East Ind. 14, Silver Lake. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 10:18 p.m. Sunday - North Ind. 13, 25 feet south of East CR 850N, Syracuse. SUV hit deer. Driver: Tori L. Perry, 45, South Mary Lafern Street, North Webster. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. North Webster Police Department investigated.

• 5:25 a.m. Monday - North Ind. 13, 1,500 feet south of East CR 800N, North Webster. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Larry D. Michael, 56, North CR 1200W, Cromwell. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.


• 1:11 a.m. Saturday - A person was arrested for possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish and operating a vehicle while intoxicated in the 1800 block of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. WPD.

• 9:40 p.m. Saturday - Criminal mischief was reported in the 100 block of North Acorn Street, Syracuse. SPD.

• 1:10 a.m. Sunday - Misdemeanor battery with bodily injury was reported in the 1100 block of South Harkless Drive, Syracuse. SPD.

• 1:49 a.m. Sunday - A person was arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension in the 2500 block of East U.S. 30, Warsaw. WPD.

• 1:43 p.m. Sunday - A hit and run accident was reported in the 1800 East Center Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 5:49 p.m. Sunday - A drug overdose was reported in the 500 block of West CR 300N, Warsaw. WPD.

• 9 p.m. Sunday - A phone was reported found in the 100 block of East Canal Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 10:41 p.m. Sunday - A suicide/attempts/threats of suicide was reported in the 1500 block of Provident Drive, Warsaw. WPD.