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Walkerton Woman Sentenced to Ten Years in DOC

Courtney Owens

Courtney Owens

A Walkerton woman was sentenced in Marshall Superior Court after admitting to possessing heroin in her apartment located in Culver.

She pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of heroin within 1,000 feet of a housing complex. She was sentenced by Judge Robert O. Bowen to ten years in the Indiana Department of Corrections on that charge. Owens was additionally sentenced to a year-and-a-half in prison on a charge of neglect of a dependent in an unrelated case. The sentences will run concurrently, or at the same time, and she was ordered to undergo intensive drug treatment in the purposeful incarceration program.

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Marshall County Man Faces Intimidation Charge

David Tanner

David Tanner

A Marshall County man spent the night in jail after allegedly brandishing a firearm at his wife in front of their child during an argument. Deputies from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department arrested David A. Tanner, 46, on a charge of intimidation with a deadly weapon. His wife called the police just after 11 p.m., according to a news release from the sheriff’s department. Deputies say Tanner admitted possessing a toy firearm. His bond was set at $1,500. Tanner is due in Marshall Superior Court on July 22nd.

Former Knox Resident Receives Ten-Year Prison Sentence

A ten-year prison sentence was handed down to 25-year-old Kyle Brooke in Marshall County Superior Court after he pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state to a charge of Dealing in a Narcotic Drug (Heroin) as a Class B felony.

Brooke, a former Knox resident, sold heroin to an officer with the Undercover Narcotic Investigation Team on Nov. 11, 2012 at his apartment on Skylane Drive in Plymouth. Brooke was charged with Dealing in a Narcotic Drug within 1,000 feet of a Youth Program Center as a Class A felony and Possession of a Narcotic Drug as a Class B felony.

An arrest warrant was served at the apartment where Plymouth Police Officer Derek Workman uncovered an additional quantity of heroin.

Shawn Brown Sentenced to 10 Years in DOC

Shawn Brown

Shawn Brown

A Bremen man was sentenced in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to 10 years imprisonment for Manufacturing Methamphetamine and an additional year for Resisting Law Enforcement. Shawn E. Brown, 27, will serve those sentences concurrently.

Brown admitted that on Feb. 15, he and several other people were manufacturing methamphetamine at the Country Place Apartments on West Madison Street in Plymouth. The property is not only a family housing complex but is immediately adjacent to a public park, both factors of which enhance the seriousness of the offense to a Class A felony. Brown, through a plea agreement, pleaded guilty to a Class B felony and to the offense of Resisting Law Enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor

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Cocaine Dealer Sentenced in Marshall County Superior Court 1

An Illinois man was sentenced in Marshall County Superior Court 1 to 10 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections.

Jerome Williams, 39 of Dixmoor, Ill., pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state to a charge of Dealing Cocaine. Judge Robert O. Bowen ordered him to serve 10 years on that count and suspended no part of the sentence.

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Four Suspects Have Yet to Appear in Court on Meth Charges

Four people arrested on an alleged meth-related charges have yet to appear in Marshall Superior Court for their initial hearings.

Jordan Bunton, Kim Frazier, Adam Wagers, and Dianna Watson were arrested on Thursday, March 7 after officers from the Plymouth Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police executed a search warrant at 1008 Plum Street.

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