Public Occurrences 06.08.24

June 8, 2024 at 1:00 a.m.


County Jail
Bookings
The following people were arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:
• 6:48 p.m. Wednesday - Shaytonna N. Leavitt, 35, of 1082 Pike Shore Drive, Warsaw, arrested for domestic battery in the presence of a child less than 16. Bond: $6,000.
• 6:28 a.m. Thursday - James Luther Harrell, 24, of 113 W. Main St., Larwill, arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Bond: $7,500.
• 6:31 a.m. Thursday - Katherine Ann Taylor, 39, of 35 EMS D25 Lane, Syracuse, arrested for criminal mischief. Bond: $600.
• 3:19 p.m. Thursday - Austin Lee King, 32, of 517 E. CR 800S, Claypool, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.
• 4:21 p.m. Thursday - Titus Tyrerse Mundy, 25, Romulus, Mich., arrested for corrupt business influence. No bond listed.
• 7:46 p.m. Thursday - Timothy Jay Veit, 45, of 33 Fairlane Drive, Warsaw, arrested for operating a motorboat while intoxicated. Bond: $700.
• 11:35 p.m. Friday - Demone Horne Junior, 37, Mishawaka, arrested for driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension. Bond: $450.
• 12:24 a.m. Friday - Dominique Demond Richardson, 33, of 620 N. Zimmer Road, Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor battery, criminal mischief and interfering in the reporting of a crime. Bond: $600.
• 2:13 a.m. Friday - Burton J. Blackmer, 44, of 8683 E. Hatchery Road, Syracuse, arrested for obstruction of justice and resisting law enforcement. Bond: $5,250.
• 9:30 a.m. Friday - Brian Alexander Browning, 40, South Bend, arrested for felony probation violation. No bond set.
• 9:35 a.m. Friday - Douglas Scott Howard, 34, Plymouth, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.

Property Damage
Accidents
• 5 a.m. Wednesday - Intersection of South CR 800W and West CR 100S, Etna Green. SUV hit deer. Driver: Amber M. Day, 36, South CR 900W, Mentone. Damage: Under $1,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.
• 4:30 p.m. Wednesday - Intersection of East U.S. 30 and South CR 325E, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Spencer J. Cummings, 37, South Ind. 25, Warsaw; Ross A. Feller, 60, Gambier, Ohio. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 3:15 a.m. Thursday - South Ind. 25, 500 feet north of East CR 200S, Warsaw. SUV went into ditch. Driver: Jamie L. Geib, 20, Macy. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.
• 5:57 a.m. Thursday - West CR 600N, 400 feet west of North CR 400W, Leesburg. Car hit deer. Driver: Thomas Grubbs, 47, West Hoffman Lake Road, Warsaw. Damage: $25,000-$50,000. KCSO.
• 8:58 a.m. Thursday - West Ind. 14, 100 feet east of South CR 500W, Silver Lake. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Jared M. Frantz, 39, South CR 950W, South Whitley. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 12:59 p.m. Thursday - 2501 Walton Blvd., Warsaw. SUV hit concrete post. Driver: Theresa M. Shearer, 62, North CR 200W, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.
• 2:30 p.m. Thursday - 2874 Frontage Road, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Christian E. Laughlin, 26, Lake Tahoe Trail, Warsaw; Kevin A. Moore, 49, North Parker Street, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.
• 2:31 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of East Center and Parker streets, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Marvin J. Stevens, 87, Vixen Lane, Warsaw; Taneisha T. Brown, 25, North Sherman Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.
• 3:40 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of West CR 1350N and North CR 400W, Milford. SUV-pickup collision. Drivers: Michael A. Pelphrey, 54, East Lantern Road, Warsaw; Jason M. Laudeman, 38, Ind. 10, Bourbon. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 4:53 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of East Center and North Colfax streets, Warsaw. Van-car collision. Drivers: Jason L. Goldsmith, 31, North CR 175E, Warsaw; Laburnski J. Christian, 42, North Nancy Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.
• 7:01 pm. Thursday - 640 W. CR 300N, Warsaw. Pickup hit parked vehicle; registration information not listed. Driver: Natasha M. Byer, 34, Bremen. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.
• 12:07 a.m. Friday - 625 S. Buffalo St., Warsaw. Car hit concrete wall. Driver: Juan Nunez, 17, South Detroit Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

Incidents
• 11:54 a.m. Wednesday - A warrant was served in the 100 block of Sophie Lane, Warsaw. WPD.
• 10:55 a.m. Wednesday - A traffic offense was reported of a person driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension in the 1100 block of Executive Drive, Warsaw. WPD.
• 6:53 p.m. Wednesday - Identity deception was reported in the 300 block of North Huntington Street, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.
• 9 a.m. Thursday - A traffic offense was reported for a person driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension in the 100 block of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. WPD.
• 2:17 p.m. Thursday - Fraud was reported in the 3300 block of South Ind. 19, Mentone. KCSO.
• 5:06 p.m. Thursday - An animal bite was reported in the 600 block of West CR 300N, Warsaw. WPD.
• 5:10 p.m. Thursday - A person was arrested for operating a motorboat while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage accident in the 100 block of Fairland Drive, Warsaw. WPD.
• 10:55 p.m. Thursday - Harassment was reported in the 3900 block of West Old 30, Warsaw. KCSO.
• 11:53 p.m. Thursday - A domestic disturbance was reported in the 600 block of North Zimmer Road, Warsaw. KCSO.
• 12:44 a.m. Friday - A person operating a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension was reported in the 13400 block of North Ind. 15, Milford. Milford Police Department investigated.
• 3:59 a.m. Friday - An emergency detention order was reported in the 4800 block of East Shore Park Road, Leesburg. KCSO.

County Jail
Bookings
The following people were arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:
• 6:48 p.m. Wednesday - Shaytonna N. Leavitt, 35, of 1082 Pike Shore Drive, Warsaw, arrested for domestic battery in the presence of a child less than 16. Bond: $6,000.
• 6:28 a.m. Thursday - James Luther Harrell, 24, of 113 W. Main St., Larwill, arrested for possession of methamphetamine. Bond: $7,500.
• 6:31 a.m. Thursday - Katherine Ann Taylor, 39, of 35 EMS D25 Lane, Syracuse, arrested for criminal mischief. Bond: $600.
• 3:19 p.m. Thursday - Austin Lee King, 32, of 517 E. CR 800S, Claypool, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.
• 4:21 p.m. Thursday - Titus Tyrerse Mundy, 25, Romulus, Mich., arrested for corrupt business influence. No bond listed.
• 7:46 p.m. Thursday - Timothy Jay Veit, 45, of 33 Fairlane Drive, Warsaw, arrested for operating a motorboat while intoxicated. Bond: $700.
• 11:35 p.m. Friday - Demone Horne Junior, 37, Mishawaka, arrested for driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension. Bond: $450.
• 12:24 a.m. Friday - Dominique Demond Richardson, 33, of 620 N. Zimmer Road, Warsaw, arrested for misdemeanor battery, criminal mischief and interfering in the reporting of a crime. Bond: $600.
• 2:13 a.m. Friday - Burton J. Blackmer, 44, of 8683 E. Hatchery Road, Syracuse, arrested for obstruction of justice and resisting law enforcement. Bond: $5,250.
• 9:30 a.m. Friday - Brian Alexander Browning, 40, South Bend, arrested for felony probation violation. No bond set.
• 9:35 a.m. Friday - Douglas Scott Howard, 34, Plymouth, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.

Property Damage
Accidents
• 5 a.m. Wednesday - Intersection of South CR 800W and West CR 100S, Etna Green. SUV hit deer. Driver: Amber M. Day, 36, South CR 900W, Mentone. Damage: Under $1,000. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated.
• 4:30 p.m. Wednesday - Intersection of East U.S. 30 and South CR 325E, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Spencer J. Cummings, 37, South Ind. 25, Warsaw; Ross A. Feller, 60, Gambier, Ohio. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 3:15 a.m. Thursday - South Ind. 25, 500 feet north of East CR 200S, Warsaw. SUV went into ditch. Driver: Jamie L. Geib, 20, Macy. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. KCSO.
• 5:57 a.m. Thursday - West CR 600N, 400 feet west of North CR 400W, Leesburg. Car hit deer. Driver: Thomas Grubbs, 47, West Hoffman Lake Road, Warsaw. Damage: $25,000-$50,000. KCSO.
• 8:58 a.m. Thursday - West Ind. 14, 100 feet east of South CR 500W, Silver Lake. Pickup hit deer. Driver: Jared M. Frantz, 39, South CR 950W, South Whitley. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. KCSO.
• 12:59 p.m. Thursday - 2501 Walton Blvd., Warsaw. SUV hit concrete post. Driver: Theresa M. Shearer, 62, North CR 200W, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.
• 2:30 p.m. Thursday - 2874 Frontage Road, Warsaw. Car-SUV collision. Drivers: Christian E. Laughlin, 26, Lake Tahoe Trail, Warsaw; Kevin A. Moore, 49, North Parker Street, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.
• 2:31 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of East Center and Parker streets, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Marvin J. Stevens, 87, Vixen Lane, Warsaw; Taneisha T. Brown, 25, North Sherman Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.
• 3:40 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of West CR 1350N and North CR 400W, Milford. SUV-pickup collision. Drivers: Michael A. Pelphrey, 54, East Lantern Road, Warsaw; Jason M. Laudeman, 38, Ind. 10, Bourbon. Damage: $10,000-$25,000. KCSO.
• 4:53 p.m. Thursday - Intersection of East Center and North Colfax streets, Warsaw. Van-car collision. Drivers: Jason L. Goldsmith, 31, North CR 175E, Warsaw; Laburnski J. Christian, 42, North Nancy Drive, Warsaw. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.
• 7:01 pm. Thursday - 640 W. CR 300N, Warsaw. Pickup hit parked vehicle; registration information not listed. Driver: Natasha M. Byer, 34, Bremen. Damage: $1,000-$2,500. WPD.
• 12:07 a.m. Friday - 625 S. Buffalo St., Warsaw. Car hit concrete wall. Driver: Juan Nunez, 17, South Detroit Street, Warsaw. Damage: $5,000-$10,000. WPD.

Incidents
• 11:54 a.m. Wednesday - A warrant was served in the 100 block of Sophie Lane, Warsaw. WPD.
• 10:55 a.m. Wednesday - A traffic offense was reported of a person driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension in the 1100 block of Executive Drive, Warsaw. WPD.
• 6:53 p.m. Wednesday - Identity deception was reported in the 300 block of North Huntington Street, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.
• 9 a.m. Thursday - A traffic offense was reported for a person driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension in the 100 block of Lake City Highway, Warsaw. WPD.
• 2:17 p.m. Thursday - Fraud was reported in the 3300 block of South Ind. 19, Mentone. KCSO.
• 5:06 p.m. Thursday - An animal bite was reported in the 600 block of West CR 300N, Warsaw. WPD.
• 5:10 p.m. Thursday - A person was arrested for operating a motorboat while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage accident in the 100 block of Fairland Drive, Warsaw. WPD.
• 10:55 p.m. Thursday - Harassment was reported in the 3900 block of West Old 30, Warsaw. KCSO.
• 11:53 p.m. Thursday - A domestic disturbance was reported in the 600 block of North Zimmer Road, Warsaw. KCSO.
• 12:44 a.m. Friday - A person operating a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension was reported in the 13400 block of North Ind. 15, Milford. Milford Police Department investigated.
• 3:59 a.m. Friday - An emergency detention order was reported in the 4800 block of East Shore Park Road, Leesburg. KCSO.

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