County Jail


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

• 2:17 p.m. Friday - Erica Ocasio, 40, Indianapolis, arrested for possession of paraphernalia. Bond: $600.

• 4:18 p.m. Friday - Pablo Gonzales, 41, of 9709 W. CR 200S, Mentone, arrested for failure to comply. No bond set.

• 5:34 p.m. Friday - Timothy R. Ruggles, 47, of 6182 E. CR 400S, Pierceton, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear and bond revocation. No bond set.

Property Damage


• 6:08 a.m. Saturday - South Ind. 13, 500 feet south of East Ind. 14, Claypool. Car hit deer. Driver: Shayne L. Keel, 43, North Main Street, South Whitley. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 10:39 a.m. Saturday - East Market Street, 200 feet east of Harrison Street, Warsaw. Pickup-car collision. Drivers: Jacob A. Gall, 35, East Market Street, Warsaw; Brooke S. Espinoza, 28, East Winona Avenue, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 7:09 p.m. Saturday - U.S. 30, 100 feet west of South CR 325E, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Dillon J. King, 24, North First Street, Pierceton. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 10:24 a.m. Sunday - Intersection of North Detroit and Jalynn streets, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Claudia L. Burrous, 22, North Third Trail, North Webster; Joshua D. Hill, 40, East Camp Mack Road, Milford. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

Personal Injury


• 6:45 a.m. Saturday - North Ind. 13, 10 feet north of North Southshore Drive, Syracuse. Car left roadway. Driver: Brittany N. Hughes, 25, North Sir Gallahad Place, Cromwell. Injuries: Hughes was taken by ambulance to an area hospital for a fracture dislocation on her face; Hughes’ passenger, Tyler L. Goodpaster, 24, North Sir Gallahad Place, Cromwell, was pronounced dead at the scene. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.


• 12:40 a.m. Sunday - A man reported his vehicle was stolen in the 600 block of East Clark Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 1:43 a.m. Sunday - Domestic battery was reported in the 300 block of North Colfax Street, Warsaw. WPD.