Warsaw Residents Charged With Attempted Murder

Blake Spindler

Three suspects sought for attempted murder charges by Plymouth Police were located in Warsaw last week and arrested with assistance from the Warsaw Police Department’s SWAT team. The arrests happened last Thursday morning on Warsaw’s Park Avenue. According to a press released provided today by Plymouth Police, Christopher … Read More

Five Arrested On Drug Charges

Russell Bailey

Five local residents were arrested and charged Tuesday for drug related crimes after undercover officers completed a recent investigation. Kosciusko County Drug Task Force officers, along with Kosciusko County Sheriff’s deputies, converged on various locations yesterday to arrest the individuals who had allegedly previously sold illegal narcotics to … Read More

Wabash Couple Nabbed For Heroin Dealing


An anonymous tip led Warsaw Police to initiate a traffic stop in Warsaw Monday afternoon and turned up a significant amount of Heroin. The traffic stop on a Pontiac Grand Prix happened at about 2 p.m. in the 300 block of South Detroit Street. Police say the two … Read More

Accused Oxycodone Dealer Arrested

Shane A. Smith

Kosciusko County Drug Task Force officers arrested a local man Wednesday for selling a powerful pain medication to undercover narcotics officers. Shane A. Smith, 26, of Milford, has preliminarily been charged with felony dealing in a Schedule I controlled substance, in this case oxycodone. The charge is a … Read More

Teen Reports Own Armed Robbery Attempt

Nick Jay Hise

A Syracuse teen not only attempted to rob a convenience store while armed with an airsoft rifle, he reported the crime himself. Nick Jay Hise, 18, reportedly called the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday afternoon to say he used an airsoft rifle in an attempt to rob the … Read More

Man Sold Protected Animal On Craigslist


Preliminary charges of unlawful possession of wildlife and unlawful sale of wildlife have been filed against a Warsaw man who allegedly sold a taxidermy mount of a badger on Craigslist. Indiana Conservation Officers acted on a tip and charged Matthew M. Kerkhoff, 21, with the two misdemeanors. CO … Read More

CI Helps Convict Drug Dealer

Catherine Curtis

An elderly woman has been sentenced to 2 years behind bars for dealing drugs in Warsaw. Last week, Catherine Curtis, 68, received a 2-year sentence in the Indiana Department of Corrections for pleading guilty to dealing a Schedule IV controlled substance as a Class C felony. Curtis was … Read More

Granddaughter, Boyfriend Held In Home Burglary

Alexis Henry

Investigators of the Warsaw Police Department say they have solved a recent west side burglary where suspects ransacked a home and stole items including a handgun. On Thursday, the day after the home burglary, WPD investigators interviewed Alexis Henry, 18, of Warsaw, about the crime. Henry is the … Read More

Funeral Home Director Charged With Sex Crime

Michael J. McKee

The owner and funeral director of a North Manchester funeral home was arrested by Vincennes Police Monday and charged with child seduction. Michael J. McKee, 56, was taken into custody in North Manchester following an investigation of allegations that he and a minor child traveled to Vincennes earlier … Read More

Three Jailed For Burglaries, Thefts

Janelle Hall

            Three Warsaw residents were taken into police custody Wednesday afternoon on a number of drug and theft charges following an investigation at the Economy Inn on Lake City Highway. Warsaw Police accompanied the Indiana Department of Child Services to the Economy Inn … Read More

Jealousy Was Behind Stabbing Incident

Donaldo Velasquez

A crime of passion has a Warsaw man in jail without bond after police say he stabbed a man involved with his ex-girlfriend. Warsaw Police officers were called to Kosciusko Community Hospital Monday afternoon where they reported a stabbing victim had come in for treatment. At about 1:25 … Read More

Woman Arrested Following Battery Of Toddler

Jennifer L. Lichtenberger

A Warsaw woman was arrested Saturday night following the battery of two individuals, including a 2-year-old. Jennifer L. Lichtenberger, 42, of 3699 N. 175 E., Warsaw, was arrested for battery resulting in the bodily injury of a family member in the presence of a child and battery resulting … Read More

Felony Charges Result From Sharing Porn

Blaine A. Elliott

Showing pornographic materials and explaining the sex acts to an 8-year-old boy has led to felony charges against a 32-year-old Warsaw man. Blaine Adam Elliott, 32 of 502 N. Parker St., Warsaw, was arrested Monday on two felony charges of disseminating pornographic materials to a minor. Kosciusko County … Read More

Elkhart Man Attempts Fleeing Drug Deal

Emmanuel Ryan Kwabena Collier

After a month-long investigation, Kosciusko County Drug Task Force officers conducted an undercover purchase of marijuana in Milford Monday when the alleged drug dealer suddenly ran from the scene. Undercover Kosciusko County Drug Task Force officers were in Milford yesterday afternoon concluding the investigation with an arranged purchase … Read More

Father Attempts Cover Of Son’s Accident

Shane Michael Pingleton

A Warsaw man was arrested this weekend after his father allegedly attempted to take the fall for him. According to police reports, Shane Michael Pingleton, 18, of 5128 W. SR 114 Lot  4, North Manchester, was arrested for illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and failure to stop … Read More

Methamphetamine Lands One In Jail

Jeff Gable

A tip led Warsaw narcotics officers to a “significant” methamphetamine manufacturing operation in southern Kosciusko County Tuesday night that ultimately landed a North Manchester man in jail. Warsaw Police detectives initially responded to a Warsaw residence where they were provided with a tip that meth was being manufactured … Read More