Public Occurrences 11.18.23

November 18, 2023 at 1:00 a.m.


County Jail
Bookings
The following people were preliminarily charged and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:
• 3:34 a.m. Thursday - Samuel Anthony Foster Jr., 40, Gary, arrested for possession of cocaine or narcotic drug, possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish, possession of paraphernalia and violation of driving conditions. Bond: $5,250.
• 9:24 a.m. Thursday - Harold L. Lewis, 33, Rochester, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.
• 6:05 p.m. Thursday - Benjamin L. Guzman, 30, of 121 E. Rochester St., Akron, arrested for driving a motor vehicle while suspended. Bond: $450.
• 11:07 p.m. Thursday - Mary Gomez, 18, of 3328 E. Center St., Warsaw, arrested for disorderly conduct and consumption of alcohol by a minor. Bond: $450.
• 11:21 p.m. Thursday - David Joe Compton, 46, of 724 E. Fort Wayne St., Warsaw, arrested for domestic battery - simple assault and strangulation. Bond: $5,250.

Personal Injury
Accidents
• 10:03 p.m. Sunday - Intersection of East U.S. 30 and South Ind. 13, Pierceton. Tractor-semi-trailer-car collision. Drivers: Abdias E. Almonor, 27, Tallahassee, Fla.; Brian L. Hunter, 47, West Keiser Road, South Whitley. Injury: Hunter received medical attention for back injuries. Damage: Over $100,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.
• 2:29 a.m. Friday - East CR 900N, 1,000 feet east of North Harper Road, Leesburg. Car hit utility pole. Driver: Jose A. Xique, 22, North CR 175E, Warsaw. Injury: Xique complained of head pain. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.

Property Damage
Accidents
• 9:52 a.m. Thursday - Intersection of West Crystal Lake Road and South CR 400W, Warsaw. Two-SUV collision. Drivers: Abigail M. Goble, 18, West CR 100S, Warsaw; Jaimie N. Albert, 34, West Winona Avenue, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 1:47 p.m. Thursday - North Ind. 19, 600 feet north of West Ind. 10, Etna Green. Car hit mailbox. Driver: Ernest A. Farmer, 38, Anchorage Road, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 4:06 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of U.S. 30 East and Warbler Lane, Warsaw. Pickup-car collision. Drivers: Brian P. Shepherd, 37, South East Channel Road, Warsaw; Kenneth R. Rogers, 50, East CR 400S, Warsaw. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 4:09 p.m. Thursday - South CR 225E, 100 feet south of East CR 75N, Warsaw. Truck-farm vehicle collision. Drivers: Jeffrey D. Rossman, 34, South Bend; John P. Beer, 63, East CR 400S, Warsaw. Damage: $750-$1,000. KCSO.
• 5:30 p.m. Thursday - West CR 900N, 30 feet west of North Ind. 15, Milford. Truck-car collision. Drivers: Sterling R. Templeton, 43, East Sheridan Street, Warsaw; Jacklyn K. Anderson, 37, North CR 1025W, Nappanee. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.
• 5:45 p.m. Thursday - South County Farm Road, 250 feet south of West Hoppus Road, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Rory L. Young, 57, of South State Street, South Whitley. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 6:18 p.m. Thursday - West Ind. 25, 200 feet west of South CR 700W, Mentone. SUV hit deer. Driver: Gita M. Streby, 57, East Sheridan Street, Warsaw. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 6:52 p.m. Thursday - West CR 400N, 32 feet east of North CR 200W, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Kathryn M. Miller, 38, West CR 550N, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 9:05 p.m. Thursday - North CR 800W, 1,500 feet south of West CR 640N, Atwood. SUV hit deer. Driver: Priscilla R. Coffey, 36, Tippecanoe Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 9:44 p.m. Thursday - 1060 Mariners Drive, Warsaw. Car hit unoccupied vehicle registered to Aaron J. Jesel, North Columbia Street, Warsaw. Driver: Delanie C. Groves, 22, Aster Court, Bourbon. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.
• 11:08 p.m. Thursday - East CR 300N, 1,500 feet west of North CR 100E, Warsaw. SUV went into ditch. Driver: Kyle E. Bradford, 33, West Center Street, Warsaw. Damage: $25,000-$50,000. KCSO.
• 11:45 p.m. Thursday - South Zimmer Road, 640 feet south of Winona Avenue, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: Charles A. Herr, 42, East High Street, Atwood. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

Incidents
• 1:11 p.m. Thursday - A warrant was served in the 700 block of South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 4 p.m. Thursday - A warrant was served in the 9500 block of North CR 100E, Milford. KCSO.
• 6:33 p.m. Thursday - A horse stall mat was reported in the 3200 block of East U.S. 30, Warsaw. KCSO.
• 6:51 p.m. Thursday - Theft of a vehicle was reported in the 100 block of Argonne Road, Warsaw. WPD.
• 9:59 p.m. Thursday - Strangulation was reported in the 700 block of East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 10 p.m. Thursday - A person was arrested for possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish and possession of paraphernalia in the 700 block of East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 2:16 a.m. Friday - A person was arrested for cocaine or narcotic drug in the 600 block of South Union Street, Warsaw. WPD.


County Jail
Bookings
The following people were preliminarily charged and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:
• 3:34 a.m. Thursday - Samuel Anthony Foster Jr., 40, Gary, arrested for possession of cocaine or narcotic drug, possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish, possession of paraphernalia and violation of driving conditions. Bond: $5,250.
• 9:24 a.m. Thursday - Harold L. Lewis, 33, Rochester, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.
• 6:05 p.m. Thursday - Benjamin L. Guzman, 30, of 121 E. Rochester St., Akron, arrested for driving a motor vehicle while suspended. Bond: $450.
• 11:07 p.m. Thursday - Mary Gomez, 18, of 3328 E. Center St., Warsaw, arrested for disorderly conduct and consumption of alcohol by a minor. Bond: $450.
• 11:21 p.m. Thursday - David Joe Compton, 46, of 724 E. Fort Wayne St., Warsaw, arrested for domestic battery - simple assault and strangulation. Bond: $5,250.

Personal Injury
Accidents
• 10:03 p.m. Sunday - Intersection of East U.S. 30 and South Ind. 13, Pierceton. Tractor-semi-trailer-car collision. Drivers: Abdias E. Almonor, 27, Tallahassee, Fla.; Brian L. Hunter, 47, West Keiser Road, South Whitley. Injury: Hunter received medical attention for back injuries. Damage: Over $100,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.
• 2:29 a.m. Friday - East CR 900N, 1,000 feet east of North Harper Road, Leesburg. Car hit utility pole. Driver: Jose A. Xique, 22, North CR 175E, Warsaw. Injury: Xique complained of head pain. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.

Property Damage
Accidents
• 9:52 a.m. Thursday - Intersection of West Crystal Lake Road and South CR 400W, Warsaw. Two-SUV collision. Drivers: Abigail M. Goble, 18, West CR 100S, Warsaw; Jaimie N. Albert, 34, West Winona Avenue, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 1:47 p.m. Thursday - North Ind. 19, 600 feet north of West Ind. 10, Etna Green. Car hit mailbox. Driver: Ernest A. Farmer, 38, Anchorage Road, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 4:06 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of U.S. 30 East and Warbler Lane, Warsaw. Pickup-car collision. Drivers: Brian P. Shepherd, 37, South East Channel Road, Warsaw; Kenneth R. Rogers, 50, East CR 400S, Warsaw. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 4:09 p.m. Thursday - South CR 225E, 100 feet south of East CR 75N, Warsaw. Truck-farm vehicle collision. Drivers: Jeffrey D. Rossman, 34, South Bend; John P. Beer, 63, East CR 400S, Warsaw. Damage: $750-$1,000. KCSO.
• 5:30 p.m. Thursday - West CR 900N, 30 feet west of North Ind. 15, Milford. Truck-car collision. Drivers: Sterling R. Templeton, 43, East Sheridan Street, Warsaw; Jacklyn K. Anderson, 37, North CR 1025W, Nappanee. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.
• 5:45 p.m. Thursday - South County Farm Road, 250 feet south of West Hoppus Road, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Rory L. Young, 57, of South State Street, South Whitley. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 6:18 p.m. Thursday - West Ind. 25, 200 feet west of South CR 700W, Mentone. SUV hit deer. Driver: Gita M. Streby, 57, East Sheridan Street, Warsaw. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 6:52 p.m. Thursday - West CR 400N, 32 feet east of North CR 200W, Warsaw. Car hit deer. Driver: Kathryn M. Miller, 38, West CR 550N, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 9:05 p.m. Thursday - North CR 800W, 1,500 feet south of West CR 640N, Atwood. SUV hit deer. Driver: Priscilla R. Coffey, 36, Tippecanoe Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 9:44 p.m. Thursday - 1060 Mariners Drive, Warsaw. Car hit unoccupied vehicle registered to Aaron J. Jesel, North Columbia Street, Warsaw. Driver: Delanie C. Groves, 22, Aster Court, Bourbon. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.
• 11:08 p.m. Thursday - East CR 300N, 1,500 feet west of North CR 100E, Warsaw. SUV went into ditch. Driver: Kyle E. Bradford, 33, West Center Street, Warsaw. Damage: $25,000-$50,000. KCSO.
• 11:45 p.m. Thursday - South Zimmer Road, 640 feet south of Winona Avenue, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: Charles A. Herr, 42, East High Street, Atwood. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

Incidents
• 1:11 p.m. Thursday - A warrant was served in the 700 block of South Buffalo Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 4 p.m. Thursday - A warrant was served in the 9500 block of North CR 100E, Milford. KCSO.
• 6:33 p.m. Thursday - A horse stall mat was reported in the 3200 block of East U.S. 30, Warsaw. KCSO.
• 6:51 p.m. Thursday - Theft of a vehicle was reported in the 100 block of Argonne Road, Warsaw. WPD.
• 9:59 p.m. Thursday - Strangulation was reported in the 700 block of East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 10 p.m. Thursday - A person was arrested for possession of marijuana/hash oil/hashish and possession of paraphernalia in the 700 block of East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 2:16 a.m. Friday - A person was arrested for cocaine or narcotic drug in the 600 block of South Union Street, Warsaw. WPD.


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