County Jail


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

• 8:55 a.m. Thursday - Nolan Thomas Ransome, 18, of 107½ E. Carroll St., Syracuse, arrested for criminal mischief. Bond: $600.

• 11:13 a.m. Thursday - Morgen James Rowe, 38, of 110 E. Center St., #5, Warsaw, arrested on a warrant. Bond: $21,000.

Property Damage


• 1:10 p.m. Thursday - 3600 Commerce Drive, Warsaw. SUV hit light pole. Driver: Marissa J. McLean, 19, North Sycamore Street, North Manchester. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 3:44 p.m. Thursday - West U.S. 30, 300 feet west of North CR 350W, Warsaw. Car-truck collision. Drivers: Robert J. Sims, 53, Inverness Point, Warsaw; Efrain Ocampo, 35, Oak Lawn, Ill. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 8:07 p.m. Thursday - North Ind. 15, 1,500 feet north of West CR 600N, Leesburg. SUV hit deer. Driver: Melissa A. Denton, 51, North Main Street, Milford. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.

• 6:43 a.m. Friday - North Ind. 13, 200 feet north of East CR 1120N, Syracuse. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Brett A. Greer, 51, Elkhart. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.


• 12:39 a.m. Thursday - A person was arrested for being a minor consuming alcohol in the 2100 block of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 1:58 p.m. Thursday - Suspicious activity was reported in the 200 block of Argonne Road, Warsaw. WPD.

• 8:39 p.m. Thursday - A traffic offense was reported for a person operating a vehicle without financial responsibility with a prior in the 100 block of North CR 175E, Warsaw. WPD.

• 9:11 p.m. Thursday - A bicycle was reported found in the 500 block of South Detroit Street, Warsaw. WPD.