County Jail


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

• 9 a.m. Thursday - Eric Michael Cartwright, 32, of 8280 E. U.S. 30, #24, Pierceton, arrested on three counts of felony failure to appear. No bond set.

• 3:14 p.m. Thursday - Keri Alaine Jackson, 46, of 601 Robson Road, Winona Lake, arrested for shoplifting. Bond: $600.

• 9:43 p.m. Thursday - Rebecca Beth Vanthoff, 56, of 1823 Cambridge Drive, Warsaw, arrested for possession of paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine. No bond set.

• 5:28 a.m. Friday - John Edward Uzubell, 61, of 3423 N. Ind. 13, Pierceton, arrested for criminal trespass. Bond: $500.

• 9:07 a.m. Friday - Daniel Francis Wiseley, 39, of 2441 W. CR 250S, #85, Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. No bond set.

• 1:18 p.m. Friday - Katie Marie Workman, 27, of 11377 N. Memorial Parkway, Cromwell, arrested for leaving the scene of a crash with property damage. Bond: $500.

• 1:50 p.m. Friday - Megan Rae Smarr, 28, of 140 EMS B33 Lane, Warsaw, arrested for domestic battery. No bond set.

Property Damage


• 8:04 a.m. Wednesday - North CR 200W, 1,600 feet north of West CR 500N, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: Kelly J. Baker, 44, West Ind. 25, Mentone. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 12:25 p.m. Wednesday - 207 S. Lincoln St., Warsaw. An unoccupied SUV registered to Joshua L. Newcum, North CR 200E, Milford, rolled out of its parking spot and hit a parked car registered to Samantha L. Alexander, East Market Street, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 6 p.m. Wednesday - Intersection of South Ind. 15 and East Winona Avenue, Warsaw. Pickup-ambulance collision. Drivers: Erasmo M. Montelongo-Hernandez, 73, West Ind. 25, Mentone; Gary D. Hicks, 61, East CR 500S, Warsaw. Damage: $750-$1,000. WPD.

• 12:17 p.m. Thursday - 904 S. Union St., Warsaw. Car hit utility pole wire. Driver: Christi L. Barlow, 63, Fifth Street, Winona Lake. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.

• 2:44 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of North Cedar and East Fort Wayne Streets, Warsaw. School bus hit parked car registered to Marilyn S. McClish, East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. Driver: Tamara L. Senter, 55, North Park Avenue, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

• 7:58 a.m. Friday - Intersection of Ind. 25 and Ind. 15, Warsaw. Pickup-truck collision. Drivers: Brandy L. Baney, 38, South Tinkey Road, Mentone; Dale R. Townsend, 45, Geneva. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.  


• 6:23 p.m. Wednesday - A person driving while suspended with a prior suspension was reported in the 500 block of East Pickwick Drive, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

• 2:15 p.m. Thursday - Food was reported stolen from Walmart in the 2500 block of Walton Boulevard, Warsaw. WPD.

• 5:37 p.m. Thursday - A person driving while suspended with a prior suspension was reported in the 300 block of West Emeline Street, Milford. Milford Police Department investigated.

• 7:11 p.m. Thursday - A runaway and an incorrigible child/habitual disobedience were reported in the 300 block of West Main Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 7:46 p.m. Thursday - A suicidal person was reported in the 1300 block of Husky Trail, Warsaw. WPD.

• 8:20 p.m. Thursday - Possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia were reported in the 100 block of East Main Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 2:38 a.m. Friday - Domestic battery was reported in the 200 block of South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 2:56 a.m. Friday - A felon in possession of a firearm was reported in the 1100 block of South CR 250E, Winona Lake. Winona Lake Police Department investigated.

• 4:29 a.m. Friday - Invasion of privacy was reported in the 200 block of South Bronson Street, Warsaw. WLPD.