County Jail


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

• 3:22 p.m. Monday - Aaron S. Brauneller, 34, Huntington, arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension and misdemeanor failure to appear. No bond set.

• 3:44 p.m. Monday - Casey William Whitehurst, 33, of 305 N. CR 700W, Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. No bond set.

• 4:26 p.m. Monday - Carlos Flores Jr., 36, Goshen, arrested for felony failure to appear. No bond set.

• 5:14 p.m. Monday - Christopher Lee Lewallen, 42, Elkhart, arrested for strangulation. Bond: $5,250.

• 5:22 p.m. Monday - Ricky Alan England, 60, of 901 Colfax St., North Manchester, arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension. Bond: $450.

• 6:36 p.m. Monday - Dustin Michael Gochenour, 39, of 2908 William Drive, Winona Lake, arrested on a warrant. No bond listed.

• 11 p.m. Monday - Trinton Jarrod Tuttle, 38, Wolcottville, arrested for invasion of privacy. Bond: $1,500.

• 3:36 a.m. Tuesday - Naomi Ca McNight, 21, of 1304 E. Market St., Warsaw, arrested for leaving the scene of a crash with property damage and possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug. No bond set.

• 9:12 a.m. Tuesday -  Tyler Eugene Scheiber, 34, of 308 S. Water St., South Whitley, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior. Bond: $5,250.

• 9:53 a.m. Tuesday - Mia Sara Griffin, 35, Fort Wayne, arrested for murder. Held for Whitley County as a courtesy. No bond set.

• 12:30 p.m. Tuesday - Monty Samual Geier, 54, South Bend, arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension. Bond: $5,000.

• 12:39 p.m. Tuesday - Kerria Donya Columbus, 27, South Bend, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Bond: $700.

Personal Injury


• Noon Monday - Intersection of South Ind. 25 and West CR 200S, Warsaw. Car hit utility pole. Driver: Shannon K. Sterling, 30, South CR 1000W, Claypool. Injury: Sterling had minor bleeding to the elbow/lower arm. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 4:13 p.m. Monday - Intersection of West Lake and North Warren streets, Warsaw. Car-pedestrian collision. Driver: Ellie L. Harlan, 22, Mansfield, Ohio. Injury: Pedestrian Robert D. Slone, 43, North Copeland Street, Warsaw, complained of face pain. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

Property Damage


• 5:13 p.m. Monday - South CR 250E, 100 feet south of East U.S. 30, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: James H. Delacruz, 38, North CR 700W, Larwill; Michelle L. Kyles, 49, North Main Street, Syracuse. Damage: $750-$1,000. KCSO.

• 5:16 p.m. Monday - West CR 200S, 32 feet west of South CR 675W, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: Christopher M. Hatten, 37, West Harrison Street, Mentone. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.

• 5:21 p.m. Monday - Intersection of East Center and North Sherman streets, Warsaw. Car-pickup collision. Drivers: Laura F. Long, 24, Wakarusa; Glenn E. Hall, 63, South Seventh Street, Pierceton. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.


• 8:49 a.m. Monday - A person was arrested for burglary, felony theft and possession of methamphetamine in the 700 block of East Winona Avenue, Warsaw. WPD.

• 9:08 a.m. Monday - Criminal mischief was reported in the 8200 block of East U.S. 30, Pierceton. KCSO.

• 10:47 a.m. Monday - Theft of a firearm was reported in the 3400 block of West CR 200S, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 7:12 p.m. Monday - A watch was reported stolen in the 500 block of South Union Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 1:17 a.m. Tuesday - A warrant was served in the 2900 block of William Drive, Winona Lake. Winona Lake Police Department investigated.