08/23/11 On Friday, August 19th around 9:40 a.m. Patrolman Brandon Cooper of the Marshall County Police Department was on routine traffic patrol on US 30 and Apple Road when he pulled over a vehicle for excessive speed. During the investigation it was found that the driver, Peter J. Masche,k 28, of Chicago Heights, Illinois was in possession of Marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Maschek was taken into custody and transported into the Marshall County Jail where he was booked in with a $1000.00 cash bond, which was paid on the same date at 11:30 p.m. He has a scheduled court appearance in Marshall County Superior Court #2 on September 6th.
Later on Friday evening around 11:33 p.m. Patrolman Travis O’Neal was dispatched to the 17,000 block of 12th Road in reference to a report of a mailbox being burnt to the ground. During the investigation it was determined that the mailbox was destroyed sometime between Sunday July 10th and Friday August 19th. If anyone has information on this case please contact Marshall County Police Department at 574-936-3187.
Sometime Friday August 19th event and Saturday, August 20th Marshall County Police Department Patrolman Hafke responded to the 1,1000 block of Bluebonnet Court in reference to vandalism. During the investigation there was apples thrown throughout the yard and a crank for a basketball net was stolen. The individuals also threw apples at a mailbox in the 12,000 block of Lupine Lane and several more were thrown at the Pilgrims Meadows Subdivision entry sign and the subdivisions basketball court. Anyone with information, please contact Marshall County Police Department at 574-936-3187.
Officer Travis O’Neal investigated a Criminal Mischief case in the 200 block of South Michigan Street in LaPaz on Saturday, August 20th around 4:00 a.m. Upon his arrival it was found that three vehicles had their windows broken out with a shot from a BB gun. The incident happened sometime between Friday, August 19th at 11:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 20th at 4:00 a.m. The investigation is ongoing and would like anyone with information on this case again to call the Marshall County Police Department at 574-936-3187.