Public Occurrences 07.03.24

July 3, 2024 at 1:00 a.m.


County Jail
Bookings
The following people were arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:
• 2:22 a.m. Monday - Teresa Lynn Crews, 44, of 816 N. Roosevelt St., Silver Lake, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear and three charges of misdemeanor probation violation. No bond set.
• 10:45 a.m. Monday - Amber Nicole Doyle, 44, South Bend, arrested for felony failure to appear. No bond set.
• 3:40 p.m. Monday - James Allen Runyon, 53, of 1135 W. Winona Ave., Warsaw, arrested for felony probation violation. No bond set.
• 9:26 p.m. Monday - Alexander R. Renner, 18, of 5366 E. Creekside Trail, Syracuse, arrested for theft, criminal trespass and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Bond: $600.
• 9:37 p.m. Monday - Tyler Anthony Padgett, 20, of 5366 E. Creekside Trail, Syracuse, arrested for theft and criminal trespass. Bond: $600.

Personal Injury
Accidents
• 8:55 June 23 - Intersection of East U.S. 30 and South Ind. 13, Pierceton. Two-car collision. Drivers: Amy D. Hamilton, 28, South Bend; Rachel E. Hile, 52, Fort Wayne. Injuries: Hamilton complained of pain to the knee/lower leg/foot and Hile complained of pain to the elbow/lower arm. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.
• 10:55 a.m. June 24 - North Ind. 13, Syracuse. SUV-pickup collision. Drivers: Andrew R. Minnick, 22, North Lake Street, Syracuse; Charles W. Siwy, 74, East Koher Road, Syracuse. Injury: Siwy had a non-visible injury to the back. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.
• 5:35 p.m. Saturday - North CR 150W, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Anish Daita, 31, Church Hill Downs, Warsaw; Joseph L. Criswell, 44, East CR 1150N, Milford. Injuries: Criswell was pronounced dead at the scene; passengers in Daita’s vehicle, Vinay K. Taduru, 31, Fort Wayne, had minor bleeding to the face; Naresh R. Malipatel, 30, North Orchard Drive, Warsaw, had an abrasion to the chest; passengers in Criswell’s vehicle, Hannah Fulk, 14, Kinwood Drive, Milford, had severe bleeding to the face; Yandale Criswell, 6, East CR 1150N, Milford, had injury to the face; Amriana Criswell, 7, East CR 1150N, Milford, had an abrasion to the neck; Katalaya Criswell, 9, East CR 1150N, Milford, had minor bleeding to the face; Liam Criswell, 5, East CR 1150N, Milford, had an abrasion to the chest; and Jesus A. Criswell, 16, Lura Circle, Milford, had minor bleeding to the face. Damage: Over $100,000. KCSO.
• 6:38 a.m. Sunday - Intersection of South Ind. 25 and West CR 200S, Warsaw. Unknown vehicle hit SUV, which left the scene. Remaining driver: Rosario Nunez, 51, North Franklin Street, Mentone. Injuries: Nunez complained of pain to the entire body; passenger Claris L. Avila, 16, North Franklin Street, Mentone, complained of abdomen/pelvis pain. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 8:47 p.m. Monday - Intersection of Lake City Highway and Meijer Drive, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Maukukh Myroslav, 57, Schaumburg, Ill.; Tracy B. Quentin, 28, Rolling Prairie. Injury: Quentin complained of elbow/lower arm pain. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

Property Damage
Accidents
• 1:01 p.m. June 22 - Intersection of North CR 300E and D25 Lane, Milford. Car hit deer. Driver: Priscila A. Ortiz, 23, East Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.
• 5 p.m. June 22 - Intersection of Ind. 14 and Ind. 13, Claypool. Truck hit deer. Driver: Gary Passwater, 61, Roann. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.
• 5:34 a.m. June 24 - West CR 700S, 0.57 miles west of South Ind. 19, Mentone. Car hit deer. Driver: Samuel J. Teel, 23, East Central Street, Akron. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.
• 12:14 a.m. June 25 - North CR 100E, 80 feet south of Raintree Road, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: Benjamin Shroyer, 36, East Forest Glen Avenue, Leesburg. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.
• 5:04 a.m. June 26 - 3699 N. CR 175E, lot 57, Warsaw. Car hit dumpster. Driver: Michael J. Coulter, 30, South High Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 11:54 a.m. Saturday - Intersection of Anchorage Road and U.S. 30, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Joyce A. Forman, 70, Albany, Ind.; Thayne M. White, 32, North Washington Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.
• 10:07 p.m. Saturday - Intersection of East Smith and South Bronson streets, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Reyner Knecht, 16, North Cheyenne Drive, Warsaw; Luis M. Cleto, 22, Wexford Place, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.
• 11:07 p.m. Saturday - 1400 E. Smith St., Warsaw. Two-SUV collision. Drivers: Graycee R. Bussard-Sands, 20, Pheasant Ridge Drive, Warsaw; Dorothy D. Watkins, 51, Clearwater Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.
• 2:57 p.m. Monday - Intersection of Ind. 15 and East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Adam N. Booth, 45, Chattanooga, Tenn.; George D. Cawford, 74, Bay Circle Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.
• 4:44 a.m. Monday - North Ind. 15, 200 feet south of West School Street, Leesburg. Car hit deer. Driver: Ismael Soto, 42, East CR 200N, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

Incidents
• 1:34 p.m. Sunday - A suicide attempt was reported in the 300 block of Collins Drive, Warsaw. WPD.
• 5:22 p.m. Sunday - A warrant was served in the 2200 block of East Center Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 2:52 p.m. Monday - Credit card fraud was reported in the 100 block of East Tyner Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 4:44 p.m. Monday - A suicide attempt was reported in the 3400 block of West Old 30, Warsaw. WPD.

County Jail
Bookings
The following people were arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:
• 2:22 a.m. Monday - Teresa Lynn Crews, 44, of 816 N. Roosevelt St., Silver Lake, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear and three charges of misdemeanor probation violation. No bond set.
• 10:45 a.m. Monday - Amber Nicole Doyle, 44, South Bend, arrested for felony failure to appear. No bond set.
• 3:40 p.m. Monday - James Allen Runyon, 53, of 1135 W. Winona Ave., Warsaw, arrested for felony probation violation. No bond set.
• 9:26 p.m. Monday - Alexander R. Renner, 18, of 5366 E. Creekside Trail, Syracuse, arrested for theft, criminal trespass and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Bond: $600.
• 9:37 p.m. Monday - Tyler Anthony Padgett, 20, of 5366 E. Creekside Trail, Syracuse, arrested for theft and criminal trespass. Bond: $600.

Personal Injury
Accidents
• 8:55 June 23 - Intersection of East U.S. 30 and South Ind. 13, Pierceton. Two-car collision. Drivers: Amy D. Hamilton, 28, South Bend; Rachel E. Hile, 52, Fort Wayne. Injuries: Hamilton complained of pain to the knee/lower leg/foot and Hile complained of pain to the elbow/lower arm. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.
• 10:55 a.m. June 24 - North Ind. 13, Syracuse. SUV-pickup collision. Drivers: Andrew R. Minnick, 22, North Lake Street, Syracuse; Charles W. Siwy, 74, East Koher Road, Syracuse. Injury: Siwy had a non-visible injury to the back. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.
• 5:35 p.m. Saturday - North CR 150W, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Anish Daita, 31, Church Hill Downs, Warsaw; Joseph L. Criswell, 44, East CR 1150N, Milford. Injuries: Criswell was pronounced dead at the scene; passengers in Daita’s vehicle, Vinay K. Taduru, 31, Fort Wayne, had minor bleeding to the face; Naresh R. Malipatel, 30, North Orchard Drive, Warsaw, had an abrasion to the chest; passengers in Criswell’s vehicle, Hannah Fulk, 14, Kinwood Drive, Milford, had severe bleeding to the face; Yandale Criswell, 6, East CR 1150N, Milford, had injury to the face; Amriana Criswell, 7, East CR 1150N, Milford, had an abrasion to the neck; Katalaya Criswell, 9, East CR 1150N, Milford, had minor bleeding to the face; Liam Criswell, 5, East CR 1150N, Milford, had an abrasion to the chest; and Jesus A. Criswell, 16, Lura Circle, Milford, had minor bleeding to the face. Damage: Over $100,000. KCSO.
• 6:38 a.m. Sunday - Intersection of South Ind. 25 and West CR 200S, Warsaw. Unknown vehicle hit SUV, which left the scene. Remaining driver: Rosario Nunez, 51, North Franklin Street, Mentone. Injuries: Nunez complained of pain to the entire body; passenger Claris L. Avila, 16, North Franklin Street, Mentone, complained of abdomen/pelvis pain. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 8:47 p.m. Monday - Intersection of Lake City Highway and Meijer Drive, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Maukukh Myroslav, 57, Schaumburg, Ill.; Tracy B. Quentin, 28, Rolling Prairie. Injury: Quentin complained of elbow/lower arm pain. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.

Property Damage
Accidents
• 1:01 p.m. June 22 - Intersection of North CR 300E and D25 Lane, Milford. Car hit deer. Driver: Priscila A. Ortiz, 23, East Levi Lee Road, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.
• 5 p.m. June 22 - Intersection of Ind. 14 and Ind. 13, Claypool. Truck hit deer. Driver: Gary Passwater, 61, Roann. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.
• 5:34 a.m. June 24 - West CR 700S, 0.57 miles west of South Ind. 19, Mentone. Car hit deer. Driver: Samuel J. Teel, 23, East Central Street, Akron. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.
• 12:14 a.m. June 25 - North CR 100E, 80 feet south of Raintree Road, Warsaw. SUV hit deer. Driver: Benjamin Shroyer, 36, East Forest Glen Avenue, Leesburg. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. KCSO.
• 5:04 a.m. June 26 - 3699 N. CR 175E, lot 57, Warsaw. Car hit dumpster. Driver: Michael J. Coulter, 30, South High Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 11:54 a.m. Saturday - Intersection of Anchorage Road and U.S. 30, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Joyce A. Forman, 70, Albany, Ind.; Thayne M. White, 32, North Washington Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.
• 10:07 p.m. Saturday - Intersection of East Smith and South Bronson streets, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Reyner Knecht, 16, North Cheyenne Drive, Warsaw; Luis M. Cleto, 22, Wexford Place, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.
• 11:07 p.m. Saturday - 1400 E. Smith St., Warsaw. Two-SUV collision. Drivers: Graycee R. Bussard-Sands, 20, Pheasant Ridge Drive, Warsaw; Dorothy D. Watkins, 51, Clearwater Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.
• 2:57 p.m. Monday - Intersection of Ind. 15 and East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Adam N. Booth, 45, Chattanooga, Tenn.; George D. Cawford, 74, Bay Circle Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.
• 4:44 a.m. Monday - North Ind. 15, 200 feet south of West School Street, Leesburg. Car hit deer. Driver: Ismael Soto, 42, East CR 200N, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

Incidents
• 1:34 p.m. Sunday - A suicide attempt was reported in the 300 block of Collins Drive, Warsaw. WPD.
• 5:22 p.m. Sunday - A warrant was served in the 2200 block of East Center Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 2:52 p.m. Monday - Credit card fraud was reported in the 100 block of East Tyner Street, Warsaw. WPD.
• 4:44 p.m. Monday - A suicide attempt was reported in the 3400 block of West Old 30, Warsaw. WPD.

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