04/29/11 On Thursday, April 28th just after 2 a.m. Plymouth Police Officer Tim Taberski conducted a traffic stop near Christo’s Restaurant on North Michigan Street after receiving a hit on the driver, 36 year old Lisa O’Donnell of Walkerton. O’Donnell had several warrants out for her arrest from seven counties.
During the initial traffic stop O’Donnell fled in her gray Dodge Intrepid from Officer Taberski. That led to a police pursuit. The Marshall County Police Department joined in the pursuit that continued west bound on U.S. 30 leaving the city limits and heading toward Starke County. O’Donnell led police to the Town of Hamlet where Marshall County Police were able to successfully lay “Stop Sticks” in front of the fleeing vehicle at the intersection of North Stark Street and Plymouth Street. The vehicle traveled for approximately another half a mile before it ran off the west side of the road.
After O’Donnell’s vehicle was disabled she fled on foot to a near by trailer park and after a short foot pursuit she was taken into custody by Plymouth and Marshall County Police and transported to the Marshall County Jail.
36 year old Lisa O’Donnell of Walkerton was charged with resisting law-enforcement a class D felony, false informing a class A misdemeanor, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of a controlled substance. Although her bond was set at $2,000 she was held for the outstanding warrants from the 7 other counties.
The Starke County Sheriff’s Department, Knox Police Department and the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department assisted in this pursuit.