02/21/12 An investigation on a registered sex offender revealed that 30 year old Earnest Heiman III did not report to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department for his annual registration. During the investigation it was determined he was still living in the 5,000 block of 6th Road in Bremen. On Friday, February 17th Heiman came to the Sheriff’s Department to register as a Sex/Violent Offender. After a brief interview, he was arrested for Failure to Register as a Sex/Violent Offender, a class D felony. His bond was set at $500 cash. He posted the bond at 10:35 p.m. Sunday night and was released.
Friday evening about 9:20 the Marshall County 9-1-1 Center received a call of a robbery at the Bottle Stop Liquor Store in LaPaz. During the investigation it was learned that a male subject walked into the liquor store, brandished a knife and demanded money. The suspect was then chased out of the store by a clerk and left on foot. No money was taken during the incident. This case is still being investigated by Marshall County Police. Anyone with information should contact the Sheriff’s Department.
Friday night at 11 p.m. County Police were dispatched to Burger King in LaPaz for a property damage accident. The called suspected the other party involved was intoxicated. When officers arrived it was determined that one of the suspects, 54 year old Ray A Matheny of Lakeville was intoxicated. He submitted to a certified chemical test and was booked into the jail for a BAC of .15%, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated under a Controlled Substance. Matheny’s bond was set at $1,000 cash. He is to appear in Marshall Superior Court II on March 6th.
About 3 a.m. Saturday County Patrolman Brandon Cooper conducted a traffic stop on US 6 and King Road for a vehicle speeding and moving violations. During the investigation it was determined that the driver, 18 year old Dakota Vandall was intoxicated and in possession of marijuana. He was arrested and transported to St. Joe Regional Medical Center in Plymouth for a certified chemical test. He was then booked into the jail for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Endangering a Person, Operating with a BAC of .08, Operating while Intoxicated on a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Marijuana. His bond was set at $1,000 cash and he is to appear in Superior Court II on March 6th.