County Jail


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

• 1:56 p.m. Wednesday - Reagan A. Nyce, 47, Bristol, arrested for possession of stolen property. Bond: $450.

• 2:11 p.m. Wednesday - Billy Junior Kautz, 27, of 701 W. Randolph St., Nappanee, arrested for felony failure to appear. No bond set.

• 2:37 p.m. Wednesday - Scott Eugene Hatton, 43, Elkhart, arrested for driving while suspended with a prior suspension. Bond: $500.

• 3:38 p.m. Wednesday - Michael P. Pivit, 38, of 521 S. Circle Drive West, Warsaw, arrested for felony probation violation. No bond listed.

• 8:49 p.m. Wednesday - Michael Ryan Nelson, 35, of 9834 S. Pelican Way, Claypool, arrested for driving while suspended with prior suspension, possession of methamphetamine, possession of hypodermic syringe or needle and resisting law enforcement. No bond set.

• 10:38 p.m. Wednesday - Gregory S. Wiese, 47, of 123 S. Hunters Ridge, Warsaw, arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage crash. No bond set.

Personal Injury


• 12:09 p.m. Wednesday - Intersection of South Huntington Street and East Pickwick Drive, Syracuse. Two-pickup collision. Drivers: Owen M. Garrison, 16, New Paris; Kevin C. Walbridge, 62, East Pickwick Park Drive, Syracuse. Injury: Walbridge had minor bleeding to the head. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

Property Damage


• 2:37 p.m. Wednesday - West Bell Drive, 300 feet east of Rainbow Drive, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Andrew A. French, 58, Grace Village Drive, Winona Lake; Heather E. Miller, 34, South Henry Street, Milford. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

• 7:25 p.m. Wednesday - West CR 100S, 200 feet west of South CR 650W, Etna Green. Pickup-SUV collision. Drivers: Hannah L. Rogers, 36, EMS C28 Lane, Warsaw; Dustin M. Helblig, 31, North Brook Boulevard, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

• 8:04 p.m. Wednesday - East CR 400S, 34 feet south of South Packerton Road, Warsaw. Car left roadway and went into cornfield. Driver: Tracy E. Smith, 20, West CR 1300S, Silver Lake. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.

• 6:54 a.m. Thursday - Husky Trail, 100 feet south of Mariners Drive, Warsaw. Pickup hit street sign. Driver: Jessica L. Paulus, 29, East Lakeview Trail, Leesburg. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.


• 12:46 p.m. Wednesday - A person was arrested for possession of stolen property in the 300 block of West Main Street, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.

• 2:40 p.m. Wednesday - Criminal mischief was reported in the 900 block of South Huntington Street, Syracuse. SPD.

• 4:17 p.m. Wednesday - An emergency detention order was requested in the 2400 block of West CR 250S, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 4:19 p.m. Wednesday - An emergency detention order was requested in the 8200 block of East U.S. 30, Pierceton. KCSO.

• 6:16 p.m. Wednesday - An emergency detention order was requested in the 500 block of East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 9:10 p.m. Wednesday - Medication was reported found in the 2200 block of East Center Street, Warsaw. WPD.

• 8:55 a.m. Thursday - Misdemeanor battery was reported in the 5100 block of East McKenna Road, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 9:58 a.m. Thursday - Fraud was reported in the 6400 block of East McKenna Road, Warsaw. KCSO.

• 1:03 p.m. Thursday - Criminal mischief was reported in the 5600 block of North CR 825E, North Webster. North Webster Police Department investigated.