Man, 50, arrested for alleged rape of girl, 17

Michael J. Elliott (Photo courtesy of the Warsaw Police Department)
Michael J. Elliott (Photo courtesy of the Warsaw Police Department)

WARSAW, Ind. (WANE) – Police arrested a 50-year-old man on Tuesday after he allegedly raped a family friend at her Warsaw home.

According to the Warsaw Police Department, on April 6, Michael J. Elliott, of Winona Lake, forced sexual acts with the 17-year-old victim.

Police were notified after the victim went to Kosciusko Community Hospital the day of the alleged rape.

Police served warrants for rape, a class B felony, and sexual battery, a class D felony, against Elliott on Tuesday. He was taken to the Kosciusko County Jail and his bond was set at $50,000.

Warsaw Police were assisted by the Winona Lake Police Department and the Kosciusko County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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