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Police and fire

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    A Milford man has been charged with burglarizing several residences in the Lake Wawasee area last winter and spring, according to a statement from the Kosciusko County sheriff's department.
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Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help solve a recent robbery. On Aug. 17, three women were walking from a car to a nightclub when six young men attacked them and stole an iPhone. Anyone with information about this strong-arm robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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Active warrants

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is looking for these people in connection with felony warrants active as of Aug. 30. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Kristen L. Young, 23

Height: 5-foot-7

Weight: 150 pounds

Charge: Drug court violation on a charge of dealing a controlled substance

Sara J. Longacre, 36

Height: 5-foot-5

Weight: 130 pounds

Charge: Violation of probation on a charge of possession of precursors with intent to manufacture a controlled substance

Brylynn M. Denise , 29

Height: 5-foot

Weight: 120 pounds

Charge: Failure to appear on charges of maintaining a common nuisance and possession of drug paraphernalia

Tonya R. Willis, 33

Height: 5-foot-5

Weight: 165 pounds

Charge: Attempted check fraud

Paul D. Prater, 48

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 210 pounds

Charge: Violation of probation on a charge of receiving stolen property

Christopher L. Hale, 33

Height: 5-foot-4

Weight: 205 pounds

Charges: Battery and cocaine possession

Jaime I. Benavidez, 27

Height: 5-foot-4

Weight: 145 pounds

Charge: Failure to appear on a charge of residential entry

Zakeate T. Brown, 30

Height: 5-foot-6

Weight: 300 pounds

Charge: Failure to appear on charges of corrupt business influence, theft and welfare fraud