Authorities in Marshall County say alcohol may have been a factor in a single-vehicle injury crash in Walkerton. It happened shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday on 1st Road east of Tamarack Road, according to officials with the Marshall County Police Department. Continue reading
A single-vehicle crash claims a life. It happened around 8:30 last night at the intersection of U.S. 6 and Quince Road in Marshall County. Continue reading
The driver of a car involved in a single-vehicle crash last Friday afternoon in Culver was under the influence of drugs, according to police. Continue reading
A man and woman from Knox face drug charges following an early morning traffic stop in Marshall County. Continue reading
A Marshall County woman is jailed on a $50,000 cash bond after officers investigating a report of a fast food restaurant customer trying to pay with a counterfeit $20 bill reportedly found an active meth lab. Continue reading
The Marshall County Police Department is investigating a recent burglary at a home in the 17000 block of 12th Road. Sometime between 6 and 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21 someone broke into the residence and stole two diamond rings and currency, according to the property owner. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the Marshall County Police Department.
A habitual traffic violator who is accused of fleeing from police Friday night in Marshall County faces numerous charges. A Marshall County Police patrolman tried to stop a pickup truck on Queen Road north of State Road 110 just before 10 p.m., according to a news release. The truck driver, later identified as Wayne Nichols, led the officer on a short pursuit. Continue reading
A Friday night traffic stop in Marshall County for an equipment violation ended with a trip to jail after officers learned the driver was wanted in another county. A Marshall County Police Patrolman pulled a vehicle driven by Preston Smith over on Lincoln Highway near Tulip Road at 7:19 p.m. Smith was driving without having received a license, according to a police department news release. He was also wanted on a St. Joseph County warrant for sexual misconduct.
A pair of men whose vehicle got stuck in the mud ended up in jail Monday night after a Marshall County Police patrolman stopped to lend them a hand. The officer found the vehicle at the intersection of U.S. 6 and Sycamore Road, according to a news release. The driver, Jack William Clemons, 27, was arrested for driving while suspended. His passenger, Gilberto Canul, faces a false informing charge. The arrest report indicates he gave the officer a fake name.
The Starke County Sheriff’s Department has released more information about a high-speed pursuit that started near Grovertown and ended in Marshall County. A sheriff’s deputy tried to stop a vehicle on U.S. 30 west of 1200 East, but the driver kept going. He finally stopped at 1100 East but put his car into reverse when the officer got out of his patrol vehicle. The suspect backed into the police car, causing the vehicle to strike the deputy. Continue reading
A credit card fraud investigation leads to three arrests in Marshall County. Authorities there got a complaint Saturday night from a Lapaz resident who told police a relative stole the card and made several fraudulent purchases. Continue reading
A Peru man wanted on a Cass County warrant faces drug possession charges in Marshall County after a Thursday afternoon traffic stop. Continue reading
An early morning traffic stop in LaPaz ended with three arrests on drug charges. Continue reading
A man authorities in Marshall County say threatened to kill his family and any police officer that attempted to stop him is jailed on a $10,000 cash bond. Continue reading
A tractor-trailer driver was airlifted to South Bend following a Friday evening crash on U.S. 30 east of Queen Road in Marshall County. Continue reading
An Indianapolis woman was flown to a South Bend hospital for treatment after she was hit by a car on a highway in Marshall County Saturday night. Continue reading
A Niles, Mich. man who led Marshall County Police on a high-speed chase through downtown Lapaz early this morning is in jail. A patrolman spotted a car southbound on U.S. 31 at speeds in excess of 70 miles per hour at 2:17 a.m. The officer tried to stop the 2008 Audi, according to a news release, but the driver continued down 31 at speeds greater than 100 miles per hour. Continue reading
A Knox woman faces a felony drunk driving charge in Marshall County following a Tuesday night traffic stop on 13th Road west of U.S. 31. Continue reading
An Argos woman authorities in Marshall County say dumped a terrier mix dog in front of a house on 19th Road last week faces an animal cruelty charge. Police say Kim Paul brought the female dog to the Marshall County Humane Society on Wednesday, July 16 and said she no longer wanted the animal. Employees there told her the shelter was full. Continue reading
An Argos man faces drunk driving and drug possession charges after an early morning traffic stop in Lapaz. A Marshall County Police Officer pulled a vehicle driven by Victor Rundberg, 51, over at on Michigan Street near Vandalia Street around 1:20 a.m. A police department news release indicates he failed a certified test and was in possession of a substance believed to be cocaine. Rundberg was booked into the Marshall County Jail on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.