03/18/14 On Sunday, March 16th at 2:30 A.M. Bourbon Police Officer Matthew Geiger conducted a traffic stop on Lincoln Highway east of Elm Road. 23 year old Jeremy D. Schwartz of Nappanee was stopped for speeding. Mr. Schwartz was the driver of a Ford truck and was found to be Operating While Intoxicated. A field sobriety test was completed and Schwartz was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a $1,505 bond. He was released later that morning at 11:20 A.M. He was given a March 25th date to appear in Marshall Superior Court II for his initial hearing.
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