03/03/14 On Thursday, February 27th Marshall County Sheriff’s Officer Jonathan Bryant conducted a traffic stop at Pioneer Road and Lincoln Highway. Deputy Bryant identified the passenger of the vehicle as 43 year old Janie M. Howard of Plymouth who was known to have an active felony warrant. The warrant stemmed from a case that was investigated by the Indiana State Police in Argos where methamphetamine related items were located.
Howard was taken into custody for Conspiracy to Deal, Manufacture Methamphetamine and was transported to the Marshall County Jail with bond set at $100,005 cash bond.
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