County Jail


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

• 3:21 p.m. Friday - Marvin R. Slabaugh, 21, Ligioner, arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. No bond listed.

• 9 p.m. Friday - Kerlyn Pineda Mejia, 26, Elkhart, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxication. Bond: $700.

• 10:30 p.m. Friday - Lowell Kenneth Collins, 55, of 5935 S. Woodland Lane, Warsaw, arrested on two charges of felony failure to appear. No bond set.

• 12:32 a.m. Saturday - Dobby Gonzales, 49, of 305 S. Clay St., Claypool, arrested for resisting a law enforcement officer using a vehicle, driving while suspended with a prior suspension and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. No bond set.

• 1:11 a.m. Saturday - Marion Earl Beezley, 42, of 3446 N. CR 650E, Warsaw, arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. No bond set.

• 1:20 a.m. Saturday - Denise Ann Hackey, 48, of 504 E. Fort Wayne St., #B, Warsaw, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of a handgun without a license. No bond set.

• 2:42 a.m. Saturday - Kerlyn Pineda Mejia, 26, Elkhart, arrested on a foreign warrant. No bond set.

• 4:07 a.m. Saturday - None Ashwin Suresh Babu, 28, of 503 E. Fort Wayne St., Warsaw, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Bond: $700.

• 9:50 a.m. Saturday - Brittany Frances Huff, 33, of 427 E. CR 1150N, #4, Milford, arrested for felony failure to appear. No bond set.

Personal Injury


• 3:27 p.m. Saturday - Intersection of East Market and South McKinley streets, Warsaw. SUV-car collision. Drivers: Sandra K. Sanchez, 30, South CR 500E, Warsaw; Austin L. Butler, 17, East Muirfield Road, Winona Lake. Injury: Butler suffered a cut to the forehead. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

Property Damage


• 1:57 p.m. Friday - South CR 775W, 300 feet north of West Shilling Road, Mentone. Pickup hit utility pole and tree. Driver: Mark A. Vining, 32, South CR 1000W, Mentone. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• Midnight Saturday - Intersection of Kings Highway and Wood Street, Winona Lake. Car hit curb and landscaping boulder. Driver: Denise A. Hackney, 48, East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Winona Lake Police Department investigated.

• 11:25 a.m. Saturday - East Arthur Street, 454 feet north of Poppy Street, Warsaw. SUV hit fence pole. Driver: Brandi L. Cook, 33, North Brookfield Circle, Warsaw. Damage: $750-$10,000. WPD.

• 3:27 p.m. Saturday - 306 S. Main St., North Webster. Car hit unoccupied vehicle registered to Merita K. Wieser, East Backwater Road, North Webster. Driver: Cindie A. Dale, 62, EMS B42E Lane, Leesburg. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. North Webster Police Department investigated.

• 12:01 a.m. Sunday - Intersection of CR 300N and Shelden Street, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Michelle Meza, 21, North Southwinds Trail, Warsaw; Jessica G. Aguilar, 23, East Old 30, Warsaw. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.

• 11:45 a.m. Sunday - East CR 500N, 400 feet west of North CR 850E, North Webster. SUV hit deer. Driver: Matt L. Koble, 50, Courtney Lane, Nappanee. Damage; $5,000-$10,000. NWPD.


• 12:45 a.m. Friday - Criminal mischief was reported in the 1500 block of Park Avenue, Winona Lake. Winona Lake Police Department investigated.

• 12:54 a.m. Friday - A person was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated in the 3600 block of North CR 100E, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 1: 59 a.m. Friday - A warrant was served in the 700 block of South Union Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 6 a.m. Friday - A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 800 block of U.S. 30, Warsaw. WPD.

• 7:34 a.m. Friday - A natural death was investigated in the 3500 block of North Ind. 13, Pierceton. KCSO.

• 8:19 a.m. Friday - Theft of a motor vehicle was reported in the 2200 block of West CR 100S, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 1 p.m. Friday - Residential entry was reported in the 600 block of West Winona Avenue, Warsaw. WPD.

• 5:36 p.m. Friday - A drug overdose was reported in the 500 block of Anchorage Road, Warsaw. WPD.