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Police and fire

  • Police arrest Warsaw man in connection with bank robbery
    An additional arrest has been made in connection with a bank robberythat happened in North Webster on Sept. 12, Kosciusko County PublicInformation Officer Chad Hill said Monday.
  • Shooting victim identified
    The victim of Sunday morning's shooting was 21-year-old Alan John Puff of Fort Wayne, the Allen County Coroner?s office said. Puff was shot at 12:55 a.m. on the 600 Block of E.
  • Details few after 2 shot, 1 fatally
    One man died and another was seriously wounded in a shooting on East Rudisill Boulevard early Sunday, police said.The men had not been identified Sunday night.

Drug sting nets 5 arrests


Kosciusko County officers arrested five people Tuesday on drug-related charges after an undercover operation.

The Kosciusko County Drug Task Force announced Wednesday that the following suspects were arrested and preliminarily charged with felony dealing in a controlled substance Schedule I, II, III, or IV:

  • Russell Bailey, 72, of Warsaw.
  • Cindy Sue Bolin, 53, of Warsaw.
  • Amber Lenn Hobbs, 24, of Warsaw.
  • Elaine Fay Smith, 31, of Pierceton.
  • Skyler Lee Dutton, 21, of Leesburg.
Bond was set at $10,000 for each.