County Jail


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

• 1:19 p.m. Wednesday - Natasha Lauran Lynn Northern, 19, of 603 S. Columbia St., Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor battery. Bond: $500.

• 2:38 p.m. Wednesday - Eric Michael Frye, 36, homeless, arrested for intimidation. Bond: $600.

• 3:22 p.m. Wednesday - Samuel J. Bolton, 42, of 4674 E. CR 1200N, Syracuse, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. No bond set.

• 4:29 p.m. Wednesday - Holden Tyler Cunningham, 24, of 221 N. Columbia St., Warsaw, arrested for leaving the scene of a property damage crash and criminal mischief. No bond set.

• 10:22 p.m. Wednesday - Alicia A. Flores, 39, of 3757 N. CR 900W, #23, Cromwell, arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. No bond set.

• 12:08 a.m. Thursday - Scott Lee Prater, 54, of 506 W. Catholic St., Pierceton, arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish. No bond set.

• 4:06 a.m. Thursday - Dakota Scott Turner, 23, of 1609 S. Husky Trail, Warsaw, arrested on a foreign warrant. No bond listed.

• 9:32 a.m. Thursday - Ricky Lee Ruch, 48, Fort Wayne, arrested for pointing a firearm. No bond listed.

• 1:22 p.m. Thursday - Karra Suzanne Stevens, 31, of 721 S. CR 450E, Pierceton, arrested for theft. No bond listed.

Personal Injury


• 5:01 a.m. Thursday - West U.S. 30, 30 feet west of North CR 350W, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drives: Maria D. Ruiz-Ramirez, 53, East Levi Lee Road, Warsaw; Lourdes Santamaria, 30, Victorville, Calif. Injury: Ruiz-Ramirez had a minor burn to the elbow/lower arm. Damage: $25,000-$50,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

Property Damage


• 9:27 a.m. Wednesday - 1631 Chestnut St., Winona Lake. Car hit steel gate. Driver: Edward L. Turner, 63, Benton Harbor, Mich. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Winona Lake Police Department investigated.

• 3:35 p.m. Wednesday - Intersection of North Ind. 15 and East U.S. 30, Warsaw. Pickup-car collision. Drivers: Miles W. Price, 43, East Main Street, Warsaw; Holden T. Cunningham, 24, North Columbia Street, Warsaw. Damage: $750-$1,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 5:17 p.m. Wednesday - East Backwater Road, 15 feet north of North CR 900E, North Webster. Car hit street sign. Driver: Brain E. Jones, 62, South Ind. 5, Pierceton. Damage: $750-$1,000. KCSO.

• 10:37 p.m. Wednesday - Intersection of West CR 300N and Shelden Street, Warsaw. Pickup-van collision. Drivers: Andrew J. Wilson, 43, South Southwood Drive, Warsaw; Bethany K. Bentley, 30, East Center Street, Bourbon. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.


• 10 a.m. Wednesday - Intimidation was reported in the 100 block of East South Street, Burket. KCSO.

• 5:35 p.m. Wednesday - A person was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash with property damage and criminal mischief in the 2300 block of North Detroit Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 3:45 p.m. Wednesday - Fraud was reported in the 1700 block of North Fox Farm Road, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 6:34 p.m. Wednesday - A natural death was investigated in the 2900 block of East CR 1050N, Milford. KCSO.

• 9:06 p.m. Wednesday - A drug overdose was reported in the 1200 block of Wooster Road, Winona Lake. Winona Lake Police Department investigated.

• 10:33 p.m. Wednesday - A person was arrested for possession of methamphetamine in the 9700 block of East King Arthur Trail, Cromwell. KCSO.

• 11:51 p.m. Wednesday - Property was reported damaged in the 2400 block of West CR 250S, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 3:13 a.m. Thursday - A warrant was served in the 2400 block of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 12:08 p.m. Thursday - A cell phone was reported stolen in the 500 block of Buck Trail, Warsaw. WPD.

• 12:56 p.m. Thursday - A warrant was served in the 900 block of Anchorage Road, Warsaw. WPD.