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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.

3 picked up on drug warrants


Kosciusko County Drug Task Force officers arrest three people today on a warrants blitz.

Task force officers arrested the following people:

  • Amanda Jo Fountain, 24, of Westhaven Mobile Home Park, was preliminarily charged with felony dealing a controlled substance/Schedule I, II, or III. She is being held on a $10,000 bond. The task force said in a written statement that Fountain sold Hydrocodone to undercover officers.
  • Jordan Lee Woodcox, 21, of Jasper, was preliminarily charged with felony possession of two or more items used to make methamphetamine, with the intent to make the substance. Woodcox was being held on a $2,000 bond.
  • Samuel Effrien Alvarez, 33, of Crescent Drive in Warsaw, was arrested on a probation violation warrant stemming from an original arrest of felony dealing cocaine on March 20. Alvarez was being held on a $25,000 bond.