County Jail


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

• 1:01 p.m. Tuesday - Michael Joseph Chapman, 29, Converse, arrested for failure to appear on a misdemeanor. No bond set.

• 10:26 p.m. Tuesday - Derek Michael Bruner, 29, of 5678 W. Shilling Road, Mentone, arrested for invasion of privacy and possession of methamphetamine. No bond set.

• 9:40 a.m. Tuesday - Derrick Grant Fisher, 35, of 3762 W. Old 30, #70E, Warsaw, arrested on a warrant for a civil matter. Bond: $500.

• 10:28 a.m. Tuesday - Cole Alexander Wooldridge, 20, of 5713 N. Second St., Warsaw, arrested for reckless driving. Bond: $500.

• 12:02 p.m. Tuesday - Eric Allen Smith, 39, Sterling, Ill., arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish. No bond set.

Property Damage


• 6:27 a.m. Tuesday - East CR 400S, 3,000 feet west of South Ind. 13, Pierceton. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Douglas D. Lithgow, 55, Huntington. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 12:47 p.m. Tuesday - Intersection of West U.S. 30 and North Fox Farm Road, Warsaw. Truck-SUV collision. Warsaw. Drivers: Shonda M. Burchett, 41, Michaels Street, Warsaw; Christopher A. Martin, 43, EMS W25 Lane, North Webster. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 5:05 p.m. Tuesday - Intersection of Ind. 13E and East Street, North Manchester. Drivers: Makenzie A. Leiweber, 22, Chesterton; Zachery J. Handshoe, 28, Claypool. No damage estimate provided. North Manchester Police Department investigated.


• 1:39 a.m. Monday - A person reported receiving threats in the 4200 block of East CR 100S, Pierceton. KCSO.

• 10:24 a.m. Monday - A natural death was reported in the 100 block of East Greenhaus Drive, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

• 5:13 p.m. Monday - A hit-skip was reported in the 9800 block of South CR 200W, Silver Lake. KCSO.

• 12:34 p.m. Tuesday - A person reported he believes people are talking to him through a speaker in the 600 block of East CR 1250N, Milford. KCSO.

• 3:43 p.m. Tuesday - A pedestrian struck by a vehicle was reported in the 100 block of U.S. 30, Warsaw. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 9:32 p.m. Tuesday - A person operating a vehicle without ever obtaining a license was arrested in the 1300 block of Husky Trail, Warsaw. WPD.

• 9:51 p.m. Tuesday - A person reported a violation of a protective order in the 400 block of South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. WPD.