County Jail


The following person was preliminarily charged and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:

• 7:53 p.m. Sunday - Eugene T. Coffelt Jr., 61, of 188 E. CR 1150N, Milford, arrested for invasion of privacy. Bond: $1,500.

Property Damage


• 8:12 a.m. Sunday - North CR 800W, 200 feet south of West CR 850N, Etna Green. Car hit ice patch, left roadway. Driver: Imer S. Boch Paniagua, 30, Fort Wayne. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 6 p.m. Sunday - Intersection of Ind. 15 and East Jefferson Street, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Kaleb J. Smith, 19, North CR 850E, Pierceton; Jack L. Parkhurst, 72, Elkhart. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 6:54 p.m. Sunday - Lake City Highway, 500 feet east of Meijer Driver, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Adela M. Cuadra, 41, Sulliban, Wis. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

• 7:29 p.m. Sunday - South Ind. 15, 50 feet south of West CR 550S, Claypool. Car hit deer. Driver: Jeffrey Prater, 54, North Wray Street, Atwood. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 8:16 p.m. Sunday - West Ind. 25, 200 feet east of South CR 950W, Mentone. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Larry W. Messer, 63, LaPorte. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.

• 9:12 p.m. Sunday - South Country Club Road, 250 feet south of East CR 450S, Warsaw. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Anthony J. McNeal, 32, Country Club Road, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.

• 12:14 a.m. Monday - West Ind. 14, 250 West of South CR 100W, Silver Lake. Car hit deer. Driver: Tabitha J. Kyburz, 37, Fort Wayne. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 12:20 a.m. Monday - West Old Road 30, 50 feet east of North CR 520W, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Christopher J. Bradfield, 29, East Jackson Street, Mentone. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 1:03 a.m. Monday - Husky Trail, 300 feet north of Canterbury Lane, Warsaw. Pickup hit guardrail owned by the city of Warsaw, West Center Street, Warsaw. Driver: Carlos H. Garzona, 70, North CR 175E, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.

• 5:29 a.m. Monday - North CR 800W, 32 feet north of West CR 640N, Atwood. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Andrew J. Yoder, 25, West CR 400N, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.

• 9:30 a.m. Monday - Intersection of East Backwater Road and EMS W 19 Lane, North Webster. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Tony A. Vankirk, 33, North Ind. 5, Cromwell. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. North Webster Police Department investigated.

Personal Injury


• 3:54 p.m. Sunday - West CR 1050N, 50 feet east of North CR 600W, Milford. Pickup left roadway. Driver: Larry J. Borntrager, 17, North CR 425W, Milford. Injuries: Borntrager was treated by medics on scene for cuts to his hands. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.


• 12:36 a.m. Sunday - A suicidal person was reported in the 100 block of Canterbury Lane, Warsaw. WPD.

• 12:01 a.m. Monday - Police requested a warrant for a person for possession of marijuana in the 200 block of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. WPD.

• 3:18 a.m. Monday - An employee of Utiliquest LLC, in the 8600 block of East Backwater Road, North Webster, reported the theft of two handheld metal detectors. Value: $1,600. KCSO.