County Jail


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

• 4:41 p.m. Tuesday - Rose Marie Howell, 62, of 5378 W. Warren Ave., Silver Lake, arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. No bond set.

• 1:46 a.m. Wednesday - Donald Ray Bryant Jr., 30, of 106 N. High St., Silver Lake, arrested for possession of a hypodermic syringe or needle and felony failure to appear. No bond set.

• 3:49 a.m. Wednesday - Jesus Joshua Barrera, 28, of 23 N. Surf Drive, North Manchester, arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Bond: $5,250.

• 9:56 a.m. Wednesday - Steven Dale Gross, 46, Peru, Ind., arrested for violation of a conditional license. Bond: $500.

Personal Injury


• 4:04 p.m. Monday - East U.S. 30, 500 feet east of South CR 450E, Warsaw. Three-vehicle collision. Drivers: Wilbert Morales, 37, Fort Wayne; Heather M. Arter, 43, South CR 900W, Pierceton; Margaret Szondy, 51, Woodbury, Minn. Injury: Arter was transported to Whitley County Hospital for complaint of pain to the entire body. Damage: $50,000-$100,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

Property Damage


• 5:03 a.m. Tuesday - North Ind. 15, 1,000 feet south of West CR 1000N, Milford. Car hit deer. Driver: Gavin E. Konkle, 26, South CR 400W, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 1:29 p.m. Tuesday - 409 Argonne Road, Warsaw. SUV-pickup collision. Drivers: Tammy J. Meier, 50, EMS C31 Lane, Warsaw; Haley N. Baillieul, 29, North Vicky Lane, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 1:39 p.m. Tuesday - East Main Street, 10 feet north of North Bronson Street, Warsaw. Two-SUV collision. Drivers: William E. Schuler, 72, South East Ridge Drive, Warsaw; Melissa S. Wood, 35, South CR 250E, Winona Lake. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 9:35 p.m. Tuesday - Intersection of North Ind. 13 and East Old 30, Pierceton. Two-car collision. Drivers: Emilee R. Staab, 23, East CR 400S, Pierceton; Betty A. Hall, 78, East Old 30, Pierceton. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 4:46 a.m. Wednesday - East Defreese Road, 600 feet west of EMS D18 Lane, Syracuse. SUV hit fence posts. Driver: Jose A. Espinoza, 22, North Albert Eckert Drive, North Webster. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.


• 3:40 p.m. Tuesday - Battery was reported in the 1300 block of Mariners Drive, Warsaw. WPD.

• 8:30 p.m. Tuesday - An emergency detention order was requested in the 300 block of North Columbia Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 10:58 p.m. Tuesday - Domestic battery - simple assault was reported in the 1600 block of Tippecanoe Drive, Warsaw. WPD.

• 3:01 a.m. Wednesday - A person was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in the 600 block of West Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. WPD.