County Jail


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

• 8:23 p.m. Sunday - Eric Joseph Watkins, 26, of 1824 Michaels St., Warsaw, arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a hypodermic syringe or needle, possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish and possession of paraphernalia. No bond set.

• 12:22 p.m. Monday - Matthew Lamar Knopps, 28, Elkhart, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.

• 12:59 p.m. Monday - Michael Wayne Vinson Jr., 43, Ligonier, arrested for credit card fraud. Bond: $6,750.

Property Damage


• 3:03 p.m. Friday - 1809 W. Winona Ave., Warsaw. SUV-pickup collision. Driver: Christy L. Grogg, 60, Rochester; Jane A. Brown, 61, South White Pine Road, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 11:56 p.m. Friday - East CR 200N, 300 feet west of North Pound Drive West, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: Faviola Duran, 25, East CR 200N, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.

• 11 a.m. Saturday - 310 Argonne Road, Warsaw. Car-pickup collision. Drivers: Chelsea S. McIntire, 29, South Merry Estates Drive, Silver Lake; Shane F. Dawson, 39, Walkerton. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

•2:55 p.m. Saturday - Intersection of Indiana Street and East Winona Avenue, Warsaw. SUV-car collision. Drivers: Juan F. Jimenez, 41, South Indiana Street, Warsaw; Laurie D. Rogers, 59, Park Avenue, Winona Lake. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. WPD.


• 1:42 a.m. Sunday - A person was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating without ever obtaining a license in the 2400 block of North Detroit Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 3:30 a.m. Sunday - A juvenile complaint was reported in the 5200 block of East CR 800N, Syracuse. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 12:07 p.m. Sunday - Criminal trespass was reported in the 4600 block of North CR 100E, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 4:21 p.m. Sunday - A bank card was reported found in the 2100 block of East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 8:27 p.m. Sunday - An animal bite was reported in the 500 block of Prairie Drive, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

• 7:26 p.m. Sunday - A person was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and driving while suspended with a prior suspension in the 2200 block of East CR 75N, Warsaw. WPD.

• 8:35 p.m. Sunday - Domestic battery - simple assault was reported in the 13400 block of North Eastshore Drive, Syracuse. KCSO.