County Jail


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

• 4:50 p.m. Thursday - Silvia Regina Carranza, 45, of 215 W. Union Drive, Winona Lake, arrested on a foreign warrant. No bond set.

• 12:01 a.m. Friday - Gabriella Reagan Padilla, 23, of 548 Clinic Court, Warsaw, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Bond: $700.

• 12:25 a.m. Friday - Amanda Lynn Price, 33, of 205 Kelly St., Winona Lake, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Bond: $700.

• 11:53 a.m. Friday - Samantha Joann Guess, 34, of 802 E. Main St., Silver Lake, arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and resisting a law enforcement officer - fighting. No bond set.

• 1:39 p.m. Friday - Jeffery Allen Fuller, 38, of 802 E. Main St., Silver Lake, arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Bond: $5,250.

Personal Injury


• 10:16 p.m. Thursday - North CR 950W, 20 feet south of West CR 400N, Etna Green. Car hit tree and ditch before coming to rest in a creek. Driver: Gabriella R. Padilla, 23, Clinic Court, Warsaw. Injury: Padilla complained of pain to the knee/lower leg/foot. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

Property Damage


• 9:09 a.m. Thursday - West CR 100S, 1,000 feet west of South CR 650W, Warsaw. Car crashed into swamp. Driver: Merle J. Stickler, 30, Rochester. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 12:30 p.m. Thursday - 1 Tiger Lane. Truck hit parked vehicle registered to Matthew H. Moore, East Lacy Lane, Winona Lake. Driver: Randall L. Wallen, 57, South CR 400W, Claypool. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 1:50 p.m. Thursday - South Packerton Road, 25 feet north of East CR 375S, Warsaw. Pickup-car collision. Drivers: Nathan A. Hurley, 20, South Packerton Road, Warsaw; Austin E. McKenzie, 27, South CR 300E, Claypool. Damage: $25,000-$50,000. KCSO.

• 2:48 p.m. Thursday - North CR 350W, 800 feet south of West U.S. 30, Warsaw. Van hit REMC utility pole and tree. Driver: Ofelia De La Luz, 31, South CR 325E, Pierceton. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.

• 3:45 p.m. Thursday - 2501 Walton Blvd., Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Kelly L. Keeling, 31, North Old Farm Road, Warsaw; Maria R. Nunez, 35, Rivercrest Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 4:40 p.m. Thursday - 1140 Lake City Highway, Warsaw. SUV-car collision. Drivers: Philip W. Barley, 73, South Freedom Parkway, Winona Lake; Sayuri B. Serafin, 22, Anchorage Road, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 5:42 p.m. Thursday - South Ind. 15, 2,000 feet north of West CR 1300S, Silver Lake. Van hit deer. Driver: Michelle L. McCoige, 29, West Hughes Drive, Silver Lake. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 7:34 p.m. Thursday - 848 E. Smith St., Warsaw. SUV hit parked vehicle; registration information not listed. Driver: Neena A. Burgher, 34, Pheasant Ridge Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

• 9:43 p.m. Thursday - South Ind. 25, 100 feet east of South CR 550W, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: Breanna M. Newman, 24, North Whittenberger Street, Akron. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 11:06 p.m. Thursday - CR 325, 80 feet south of Old 30, Warsaw. SUV hit guardrail. Driver: Edward J. Hartman, 53, South East Ridge Place, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Pierceton Police Department investigated.

• 7:12 a.m. Friday - East U.S. 30, 500 feet east of South CR 325E, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Lucas S. Steinke, 24, Columbia City. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.


• 8:14 a.m. Thursday - A warrant was served in the 3600 block of North Ind. 19, Etna Green. KCSO.

• 3:23 p.m. Thursday - A mental health evaluation was requested in the 500 block of North Bay Drive, Warsaw. WPD.

• 6:02 p.m. Thursday - A 911 hang up was reported in the 12000 block of North Sir Gallahad Place, Cromwell. KCSO.

• 9:25 a.m. Friday - Felony battery with moderate bodily injury was reported in the 1400 block of North Long Drive, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.