09/08/11 On Saturday, September 3rd just before 8 a.m. the Marshall County Police Department responded to a complaint from Stockberger Trucking on Lilac Road in reference to a possible theft and criminal mischief. During the investigation Patrolman Bryant found a damaged fence and that some scrap items were taken from the neighboring business. Anyone with information, please contact Marshall County Sheriff’s Department at 574-936-3187.
On Saturday evening around 9:44 Officer Les McFarland of the County Police Department made a routine traffic on US 30 just east of S.R. 331 on a Ford pick-up truck for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop it was believed that the driver, Dusty A. Blevins 40, of Bourbon was intoxicated. Blevins was arrested and later booked into the Marshall County Jail for operating while intoxicated, a class A misdemeanor. It was also found that Blevins had a suspended driver’s license. His cash bond was set at $2000.00. A case report will be completed and forwarded to the Marshall County prosecutor’s Office for review and formal charges are being prepared and filed. Blevins is scheduled to appear in Marshall County Superior Court # 2 on September 13th.
On Sunday, September 4th at 11:02 p.m. Patrolman Brandon Cooper of the Sheriff’s Department was on routine patrol in the Culver area when he noticed a car with no break lights. Cooper initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle at Ohio and Jefferson Streets in Culver. During the investigation it was determined that the driver, Adam Zimmerman 35, of Rochester was intoxicated. He was transported to the Marshall County Jail where he refused a chemical test. Zimmerman was booked in for Operating While Intoxicated –Endangering a Person and held on a $1000.00 cash bond. Zimmerman has a scheduled court appearance in Marshall County Superior Court #2 on September 13th at 8:30am. Culver Police also assisted units on the scene.
On Wednesday, September 7th at 5:51 a.m. Patrolman Cooper made another arrest when he conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Jefferson Street eastbound from Michigan Road. Officer Cooper was forced to avoid a collision with a vehicle that failed to yield the right of way entering the traffic lane. The officer initiated a traffic stop and during the investigation it was determined that the driver, Glenda Padilla 34, of Plymouth was operating a vehicle without ever receiving a license. Padilla was arrested and transported to the Marshall County jail and held on a $250.00 cash bond. Padilla has a scheduled court appearance in Marshall County Superior Court #2 will be on October 4th.