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December Marshall County Jail Report

January 7, 2016
December Marshall County Jail Report

Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel released the December Activity Report for the jail. The top 10 offenses for being booked into the jail were; #10 – Court Ordered Hearings, #9 – Dealing in Cocaine or Meth, #8 – Battery, #7 – Operator Never Licensed, #6 – Probation Violation.  The top 5 are; #5 - ...
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Commissioners Approve County Attorney Contract

January 7, 2016
Commissioners Approve County Attorney Contract

This week the Marshall County Commissioners approved the 2016 contract for legal representation and made several appointments. Jim Clevenger will again serve as the county attorney.  The contract approved is identical to the 2015 agreement.  There is a $1,250 monthly retainer which covers monthly meetings, conversations with the commissioners and preparation for meetings.   An...
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County Police Arrest Ft. Wayne Man for OWI

January 7, 2016
County Police Arrest Ft. Wayne Man for OWI

On Thursday, January 7, at approximately 1:50 in the morning an officer with the Marshall County Police Department arrested 30 year old Peris Redd of Ft. Wayne for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a person 18 years of age or younger and Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated on a Controlled Substance following a...
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Park Bus Trip, Tour of Albanese Candy Factory

January 7, 2016
Park Bus Trip, Tour of Albanese Candy Factory

The Plymouth Park Department will host their first bus trip of the new year on Monday, January 25th.  The trip will include a tour of the Albanese Candy Factory in Merrillville and a lunch at Portillo’s. Every year, people from all over the country come to learn about the process of making the “World’s...
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Trent Arrested for Driving While Suspended

January 7, 2016
Trent Arrested for Driving While Suspended

On Wednesday, January 6, at 3:48 in the afternoon, a deputy with the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of U.S. 30 and Fir Road. During the investigation it was discovered that the driver of the vehicle, 34 year old Billy G. Trent of Bourbon, held...
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Donnelly: Pentagon Report Shows ‘Great Deal of Work to Be Done to Combat Military Suicide’

January 7, 2016
Donnelly: Pentagon Report Shows ‘Great Deal of Work to Be Done to Combat Military Suicide’

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement in response to the Department of Defense (DoD) report on military suicides in the third quarter of 2015,  released Tuesday, that found 142 servicemembers were lost to suicide in the third quarter of 2015 and a total of 363 servicemembers through the first nine months of...
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Bric Lee Nifong – 49 – from Plymouth

January 7, 2016
Bric Lee Nifong – 49 – from Plymouth

Click the Johnson Danielson Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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Walorski Votes to Repeal Obamacare and Protect Life

January 7, 2016
Walorski Votes to Repeal Obamacare and Protect Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) issued the following statement after supporting H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015: “Obamacare is an unpopular, failed law. Polls have shown it, elections have demonstrated it, and rising premiums have proven it,” Walorski said. “Wednesday’s vote sends, for the first time, a repeal...
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Funding Consideration for Central Dispatching

January 7, 2016
Funding Consideration for Central Dispatching

The question of Marshall County’s 911 Dispatch Center being a separate entity not under the duties of the Sheriff was thought up by the the Marshall County Commissioner’s on Monday. Commissioner President, Kevin Overmyer asked Sheriff Matt Hassel, after serving 3 months in his position if they should resurrect the plan to share the...
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Senator Head’s Bill to Strengthen Penalties for Child-Pornography Crimes Passes Committee

January 6, 2016
Senator Head’s Bill to Strengthen Penalties for Child-Pornography Crimes Passes Committee

STATEHOUSE A bill authored by State Senator Randy Head (R-Logansport) to strengthen the penalties for people convicted of certain child exploitation and pornography crimes recently passed out of the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law 7-0. Senate Bill 14 would increase the offense of child exploitation, the technical term for producing child pornography, from...
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