County Jail


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

• 10:33 a.m. Wednesday – Paul B. Slone, 32, of 2507 West Side Drive, Warsaw, arrested for public intoxication. Bond: $400.

• 10:49 a.m. Wednesday – Gabriel L. Blocher, 44, of 7912 E. CR 150S, Pierceton, arrested for misdemeanor battery causing bodily injury. Bond: $1,000.

• 11:17 a.m. Wednesday – Brian J. Morton, 28, of 403 W. Jackson St., Mentone, arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension. Bond: $450.

• 11:58 a.m. Wednesday – Austin N. Spurling, 25, of 514 Prairie Drive, Syracuse, arrested for sexual misconduct with a minor and possession of a controlled substance. Bond: $10,250.

• 12:08 p.m. Wednesday – Kim F. Cooper, 54, of 508 N. Lake St., #1, Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor battery. Bond: $600.

• 12:29 p.m. Wednesday – Jayson L. Sabo, 41, of 71647 CR 133, Syracuse, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond: $280.

• 2:03 p.m. Wednesday – Matthew D. Robinson, 31, Parker City, arrested for felony probation violation and on a civil warrant. Bond: $10,500.

• 8:47 p.m. Wednesday – Austin R. Holdeman-Manges, 19, of 19 E. North St., Milford, arrested for felony failure to appear and vehicle theft. Bond: $600.

• 2:55 a.m. Thursday – Shelby A. Laubham, 25, Ligonier, arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Bond: $5,250.

Personal Injury


• 5:58 p.m. Wednesday – South Lakeside Drive, 500 feet south of East Pickwick Drive, Syracuse. Mo-ped hit guardrail. Driver: Steven C. Printz, 69, East Pixie Parkway, Cromwell. Injury: Printz was treated by medics for injuries to his entire body. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

Property Damage


• 7:55 a.m. Wednesday – 1800 W. Center St., Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Venkatesh Ramaning, 27, East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw; Heena G. Thakkar, 25, Chamberlin Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 11:50 a.m. Wednesday – 7536 E. CR 200N, Pierceton. Semi hit fence owned by Loose Moose Motorsports, East CR 200N, Pierceton. Driver: Gary C. Powell, 62, Fort Wayne. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 12:17 p.m. Wednesday – Intersection of South Buffalo Street and Woodlawn Drive, Warsaw. SUV hit pedestrian crossing street and a sign owned by the City of Warsaw, West Center Street, Warsaw. Driver: Brooke T. Miller, 17, Woodlawn Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.


• 4:51 p.m. Wednesday – A possession of marijuana report was filed in the 100 block of South Main Street, Milford. Amount: 1 pound. Milford Police Department investigated.

• 5:58 p.m. Wednesday – An report was filed on a person operating a vehicle while intoxicated in the 700 block of South Lakeside Drive, Syracuse. SPD.

• 8:15 p.m. Wednesday – A man reported a found bicycle in the 500 block of North Ellsworth Street, Warsaw. Value: $10. WPD.

• 9:50 p.m. Wednesday – A traffic stop in the 100 block of North Detroit Street, Warsaw, led to a driving while suspended with a prior suspension report. WPD.

• 2:53 a.m. Thursday – An individual was arrested in the 200 block of East Pickwick Drive, Syracuse, for possession of methamphetamine. SPD.

• 4:09 a.m. Thursday – Police responded to a report of a drug overdose in the 1300 block of Mariners Drive, Warsaw. WPD.