County Jail


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

• 10:56 a.m. Thursday - Corey Allen Bruson, 41, of 114 S. Buffalo St., Warsaw, arrested for theft of a motor vehicle, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. Bond: $5,250.

• 11:53 a.m. Thursday - Jaime Ann Benedict, 44, of 1402 Alpha St., Warsaw, arrested for theft of a motor vehicle. Bond: $5,250.

• 2:49 p.m. Thursday - James Alan Roger Barton, 24, of 5814 S. East Channel Road, Warsaw, arrested for leaving the scene of a property damage crash. Bond: $5,000.

• 2:35 p.m. Thursday - Gage Louis Trowbridge, 28, of 902 N. Huntington St., Syracuse, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. No bond set.

• 4:14 p.m. Thursday - Joseph Emmitt Brushnefski, 37, homeless, arrested for sex offender registration violation. Bond: $5,250.

Property Damage


• 6:41 p.m. Thursday - South CR 700W, 500 feet south of Ind. 25, Mentone. Pickup hit NIPSCO gas utility box. Driver: Jacob A. Wright, 19, East CR 575N, Leesburg. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 7:30 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of U.S. 30 and East Center Street, Warsaw. SUV-car collision. Drivers: Megan Slayback, 34, Bellefontaine, Ohio; Anthony R. Childers, 19, Portage. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

• 9:25 p.m. Thursday - West CR 100S, 250 feet west of South CR 550W, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Richard M. Irons, 66, South Yellow View Lane, Claypool. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 5:32 a.m. Friday - Intersection of North Lake and North Union streets, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Jeny R. Cordon Perez, 19, West Old 30, Warsaw; Dudley O. Allen, 67, South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 5:38 a.m. Friday - North CR 900W, 400 feet north of West CR 800N, Nappanee. Car went into ditch. Driver: Christopher J. Yoder, 37, North Byrer Road, Etna Green. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 8:30 a.m. Friday - East Ind. 14, 200 feet west of South CR 300E, Warsaw. Car hit Kosciusko REMC utility pole. Driver: Destinee N. Prater, 26, South CR 100W, Silver Lake. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.


• 10:36 a.m. Thursday - A person was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia in the 200 block of West Main Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 11:52 a.m. Thursday - Suspicious activity was reported in the 1300 block of Husky Trail, Warsaw. WPD.

• 12:52 p.m. Thursday - A theft was reported in the 8800 block of East CR 350N, Pierceton. KCSO.

• 4:37 p.m. Thursday - Misdemeanor battery with bodily injury was reported in the 1600 block of West Lake Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 8:11 p.m. Thursday - A death investigation was opened in the 3000 block of South Packerton Road, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 8:57 p.m. Thursday - A person was reported driving while suspended with a prior suspension in the 100 block of South Lake Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 5:32 p.m. Friday - A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 1100 block of Fox Farm Road, Warsaw. WPD.