Marshall County Community Encouraged to Report Meth, Child Abuse

Community members in Marshall County are encouraged to notify the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana Department of Child Services of incidents of suspected methamphetamine production and use. Marshall County ranks high in meth abusers and meth labs. There is also a rise in illegal prescription drug use in the area.

Marshall County ranked ninth in the state for most labs seized with 42.

Marshall County DCS Director Michael Carroll has seen first-hand the devastating effects meth has on families. He says parents tend to neglect their children’s basic needs which include food, shelter and clothing.

Marshall County Sheriff Tom Chamberlin says his department relies heavily on the support and information local citizens provide about the use and production of meth.

If you are aware of meth activities or illegal drug use in Marshall County, call the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department at (574) 936-3187. You may leave an anonymous tip on the meth hotline at (800) 899-0842.

If you suspect abuse or neglect, contact the child abuse and neglect hotline at (800) 800-5556.