Public Occurrences 03.28.24

March 28, 2024 at 1:00 a.m.


County Jail
Bookings
The following people were arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:
• 12:29 p.m. Tuesday - April Dawn Campbell, 39, Plymouth, arrested for violation of a court order. No bond set.
• 12:50 p.m. Tuesday - Tommy Lee Newsome, 37, South Bend, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond: $5,000.
• 4:54 p.m. Tuesday - Cheryl Marie Matteson, 37, of 9462 N. Ind. 19, #30, Etna Green, arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. Bond: $5,250.
• 5:20 p.m. Tuesday - Eric Ray Smoroske, 56, of 9895 S. Heron Road, Claypool, arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm by a dangerous person. Bond: $50,250.
• 5:39 p.m. Tuesday - Francisco Jose Ramirez Hernandez, 53, of 9668 N. Ind. 15, Milford, arrested for false informing and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a prior. Bond: $5,250.
• 6:19 p.m. Tuesday - Lucas Santiago Navarro, 22, of 1310 Gable Drive, Warsaw, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.

Property Damage
Accidents
• 3:48 p.m. Tuesday - U.S. 30, 171 feet west of Anchorage Road, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Francis Castillo, 50, New Milford, N.J.; Robert Rodriguez, 61, Westchester, Ohio. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.
• 7:49 a.m. Wednesday - 3701 Commerce Drive, Warsaw. Pickup hit parked vehicle registered to Allie M. Green, North CR 600E, North Manchester. Driver: Erich J. Zumbaugh, 30, Waterloo. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

Incidents
• 2:45 p.m. Tuesday - A person was arrested for residential entry and possession of methamphetamine in the 300 block of West Boston Street, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.
• Midnight Wednesday - A person driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension was reported in the 300 block of North Higbee Street, Milford. Milford Police Department investigated.


County Jail
Bookings
The following people were arrested and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:
• 12:29 p.m. Tuesday - April Dawn Campbell, 39, Plymouth, arrested for violation of a court order. No bond set.
• 12:50 p.m. Tuesday - Tommy Lee Newsome, 37, South Bend, arrested for misdemeanor failure to appear. Bond: $5,000.
• 4:54 p.m. Tuesday - Cheryl Marie Matteson, 37, of 9462 N. Ind. 19, #30, Etna Green, arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. Bond: $5,250.
• 5:20 p.m. Tuesday - Eric Ray Smoroske, 56, of 9895 S. Heron Road, Claypool, arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm by a dangerous person. Bond: $50,250.
• 5:39 p.m. Tuesday - Francisco Jose Ramirez Hernandez, 53, of 9668 N. Ind. 15, Milford, arrested for false informing and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a prior. Bond: $5,250.
• 6:19 p.m. Tuesday - Lucas Santiago Navarro, 22, of 1310 Gable Drive, Warsaw, arrested for felony probation violation. Bond: $5,250.

Property Damage
Accidents
• 3:48 p.m. Tuesday - U.S. 30, 171 feet west of Anchorage Road, Warsaw. Two-car collision. Drivers: Francis Castillo, 50, New Milford, N.J.; Robert Rodriguez, 61, Westchester, Ohio. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. Warsaw Police Department investigated.
• 7:49 a.m. Wednesday - 3701 Commerce Drive, Warsaw. Pickup hit parked vehicle registered to Allie M. Green, North CR 600E, North Manchester. Driver: Erich J. Zumbaugh, 30, Waterloo. Damage: $2,500-$5,000. WPD.

Incidents
• 2:45 p.m. Tuesday - A person was arrested for residential entry and possession of methamphetamine in the 300 block of West Boston Street, Syracuse. Syracuse Police Department investigated.
• Midnight Wednesday - A person driving a motor vehicle while suspended with a prior suspension was reported in the 300 block of North Higbee Street, Milford. Milford Police Department investigated.


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