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County Police Reports

November 28, 2011

11/29/11 On Wednesday, November 23rd at 7:23am, Patrolman Les McFarland of the Marshall County Police Department responded to Plymouth Goshen Trail and Miami Road for a one vehicle accident.  Upon arrival Officer McFarland met with the driver Brandon Reaker 21, of Bremen. Reaker stated that he was traveling on Plymouth Goshen Trail in his 2003 Dodge Pick-up truck when he lost control.  The vehicle went off the roadway hitting a NIPSCO pole along with a street sign causing damage to the pole and sign.  Reaker was not hurt in the accident.

Sometime between 1:00pm on Tuesday, November 22nd, and 10:20am on Thursday, November 24th and unknown person gained entry into the victim’s residence in the 19000 block of 5th Road in Walkerton and removed a black two piece tool box full of tools.  If anyone has information please contact Patrolman Matt Brown at the Marshall County Police Department at 574-936-3187.

On Friday, November 24th at 6:24pm, Patrolman Nicholas Laffoon, of the Marshall County Police Department was dispatched to an accident that occurred on 1C Road, just east of Oak Road near LaPaz.  While officers were responding to the scene a second report was received about the collision, which also said that one of the drivers involved may be intoxicated.  Patrolman Kerry Brouyette and Patrolman Nicholas Laffoon arrived on scene shortly after the second report.  During the investigation it was determined that Dennis L. Johnson, 52 of Plymouth had been operating a vehicle while intoxicated.  Mr. Johnson was transported to the Marshall County Jail where he failed a certified chemical test.  He was then booked in for Operating while intoxicated and Operating a vehicle while intoxicated while endangering a person.  His bond was set at $1000.00 cash, which was paid on November 26th at 9:40am.  Johnson is scheduled to appear in Marshall County Superior Court #2 on December 6th at 8:30am.

Later in the evening on November 25th at around 9:15pm, Patrolman Brandon Cooper was working Operation Pull Over when he stopped a vehicle at US 30 and Hawthorne Road for excessive speed.  It was determined that the driver, Michael L. Miller 23, of LaPorte was operating the vehicle without a license.  It was also found that Mr. Miller had a felony burglary warrant out of LaPorte County too.   He was transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was book in for the local charge of driving without a license with a $250.00 cash bond, which was paid on the same date.  He is still being held at the Marshall County Jail awaiting transportation to LaPorte County.  Miller is scheduled to appear in Marshall County Superior Court #2 on December 27th at 8:30am.