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North Judson Man Arrested in Bourbon for Kosciusko County

April 23, 2014

04/24/14  On Tuesday, April 22nd at 11:30 P.M. Bourbon Police Officer Matthew Geiger was advised by the Kosciusko County Dispatch Center that a male subject wanted on an active warrant may be in Bourbon.  The suspect, 27 year old Matthew S. Blount of North Judson was suspected of residing in Bourbon with a relative at 501 North Thompson Street.

Mr. Blount, who was wanted on an active warrant stemming from a drug related charge was located and arrested at the residence by Officer Geiger assisted by three Kosciusko County officers. 

He was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held for a Probation Violation Warrant for Starke County.

Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is a mere allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.