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A Syracuse man who was shot by police in July after allegedly at- tempting to kill another man is in jail again after he tried to run down the same man a second time. Alexander David Jackson, 25, of 11548 N. Ind. 13, Syracuse, was booked into the Kosciusko County Jail at 12:48 a.m. today. His bond was set at $10,250. Jackson is charged with one count of intimidation with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony; one count of intimidation, a level 6 felony; one count of criminal reck- lessnesss, a level 6 felony; and in- vasion of privacy, a class A misde- meanor. On Sept. 11, Byron Oswald told a Syracuse Police Department offi- cer that he and his wife were southbound on Ind. 13 in Syra- cuse, when he observed a black Chevy flatbed pickup truck head- ing north on Ind. 13, according to a probable cause affidavit from the Kosciusko County Prosecutor's Of- fice. The driver of the truck, Jack- son, allegedly intentionally veered the vehicle into Oswald's lane of traffic, coming directly toward him. Oswald swerved his vehicle and turned left to avoid a collision. Oswald then turned his vehicle into a side street and headed for the police station to report the in- cident. The affidavit states Oswald feared for his and his wife's safety. Oswald reminded police that on July 27, Jackson chased him in his vehicle and shot his vehicle with a firearm and rammed his ve- hicle two times, causing extreme damage to the vehicle. Jackson then rammed the vehicle of Over the last two years, Combined Community Services had its utility sup port funding cut by United Way of Kosciusko County by about $27,000. The not for profit organi zation is trying to make up that shortfall so it can con tinue serving its clients with utility assistance. During the Winter Warmth Sleep Out from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Oct. 21 on the county courthouse lawn, CCS hopes to raise $30,000. As of Tuesday, it's raised $6,511 of that goal, according to the event's website at ccssleep out.com. "We were funded $17,000 less this year than we were last year, so we're trying to Jury selection in the trial of two of three people charged with the murder of a Syracuse couple be- gins Thursday. Brandon Woody, 24, and Kyle Dehart, 24, face two counts of murder in the shooting of Joshua Knisley and Tara Thorn- burg in February 2015. Woody is accused of putting a gun in the mouth of Thornburg and shooting her as well as shooting her boyfriend, Knisley. Dehart, along with Woody and a third man, Thomas Hursey, is ac- cused in the slayings that began when they intended to steal marijuana from Thornburg, prosecutors contend. Woody and Dehart will be tried jointly. Dehart faces an ob- struction of justice charge in addition to the two murder charges. Hursey faces murder charges but will be tried separately. His pretrial hearing is scheduled for Oct 10. On Feb. 19, 2015, Syracuse Police Officer Joseph Denton responded to a scene, where Thorn- burg said her boyfriend had been shot and she had been knocked out, ac- cording to charging docu- ments. TIMES UNION September 28, 2016 WARSAW, IN - 50 - FOUNDED 1854 - NO. 230 @TUonline Times-Union - Warsaw timesuniononline.com Washington Deal reached to help Flint, keep government open. Page 8B Opinion Narrative-build- ing becoming a political obses- sion. Page 4A Contact Us: PHONE: 574-267-3111 MAIL: P.O. Box 1448, Warsaw, IN 46581-1448 EMAIL: news@timesuniononline.com Low 49 High 67 Sports Taylor's hat trick leads War- saw to 6-1 win over Argos. Page 1B Showers likely tonight and Thursday. TIMES UNION $0.50 8 5 32320 00001 SATURDAY, OCT. 1ST, 9AM-8PM SUNDAY, OCT. 2ND, 11AM-5 PM Ornament Debut Open House THE PARTY SHOP 574-267-8787 (Kmart Shopping Center) Come see what's new for Christmas in ornaments & wreaths! Wednesday IN OUR 162ND YEAR OF CONTINUOUS SERVICE TO KOSCIUSKO COUNTY BY MICHAEL ANDERSON TIMES-UNION Staff Writer manderson@timesuniononline.com BY MICHAEL ANDERSON TIMES-UNION Staff Writer manderson@timesuniononline.com BY DAVID SLONE TIMES-UNION Staff Writer dslone@timesuniononline.com Photo by Gary Nieter TIMES-UNION See LAKES- Page 2A See JURY- Page 2A See JACKSON- Page 2A See CCS- Page 2A A fire destroyed a garage early today in Claypool. Claypool Fire Department responded to the fire at 1388 E. CR 700S. The garage was owned by Eddie Triddle, according to Bob Haines, Claypool fire chief. No injures were report- ed. Firefighters were on the scene for 1-1/2 hours. Winona Lake, Sidney and Silver Lake fire departments assisted. At left, a Claypool firefighter sends a stream of water onto the blaze this morning. Etna Green 8-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Self ETNA GREEN - Police say an 8-year-old girl accidently shot herself Tuesday evening. The girl was transported to Memorial Hospital of South Bend and was listed in stable-fair con- dition with non-life-threatening injuries. Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department deputies were dispatched to 9989 W. 575N, Etna Green, at about 5:38 p.m., after receiving a 911 call from a juvenile. Officers at the scene said the girl was con- scious and talking to law enforcement at the scene. Initial reports indicate the wound was caused by a .22 caliber handgun. The name of the girl was not released by law enforcement. Hill did not elaborate on how the girl obtained the gun. The case is still under investigation and has been forwarded to the Department of Child Serv- ices. Both agencies are investigating the inci- dent. Fourth-grade students from schools in Kosciusko County fish in Pike Lake as they learn about how to take care of local lakes and streams. Photo Provided Lakes & Streams Hosts Annual Adventure Day Over 700 students from 29 classrooms in Kosciusko County participated in the Center for Lakes & Streams' annual Lake Adventure Days Thursday and Friday at Lucerne Park and Winona Lake. The Center for Lakes & Streams partnered with local volunteers, local DNR officers, Grace College elementary education students and the Grace College School of Education to make the event a suc cess, according to a news release from the Center. This year's Lake Adventure Day event was organized by Caitlin Yoder, education coordinator for Peggi Lisenbee-Wright (back), Combined Community Services director of client assistance, and Lindsay Devereaux, CCS emergency assistance coordinator, are encouraging people to participate in the Winter Warmth Sleep Out from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Oct. 21 on the county courthouse lawn. Photo by David Slone, TIMES-UNION MURDER TRIAL Kyle Dehart Brandon Woody Jury Selection Thursday In Case Of Syracuse Double Homicide CCS Hosts 'Sleepout' Fundraiser Claypool Garage Burns Jackson, Out On Bail, Arrested After Incident Involving Previous Victim STAFF REPORT

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