Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested in Marshall County

Three suspected drug dealers were arrested in Marshall County Thursday morning in what police are calling a warrant sweep.

Officers with the Indiana State Police Bremen Post, Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section and Indiana State Police ERT executed a search warrant at a home in the 3,000 block of 18 B Road in Tippecanoe there they allegedly found numerous guns, prescription pills, and suspected methamphetamine. Gabriel Geldner, 41, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance, a Level 5 felony. The case information has been forwarded to the Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office for review of additional charges. He is being held in the Marshall County Jail with a $40,000 bond.  Continue reading

Two Arrested on Warrants for Dealing Drugs

Plymouth Police officers arrested two people in separate incidents who were wanted for dealing drugs.

On Monday, Jan. 8, officers stopped 29-year-old Wayne Austin Hardesty, of Grovertown, who was reportedly speeding and found that he had an active warrant for two counts of dealing in a schedule III drug. He was booked in the Marshall County Jail on those charges with a cash bond of $10,005.

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Plymouth Man Arrested after Accident

A Plymouth man was taken into custody Wednesday night after reportedly driving under the influence and causing an accident.

According to Plymouth police, Dustin Bradfield, 28, lost control of his vehicle and drove into the side of another vehicle at the entrance of Centennial Park. Police reportedly found that Bradfield was intoxicated at the time of the accident and tested three times the legal limit.

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Two Arrested for Theft, Drugs in Separate Incidents

Plymouth Police Department officers arrested two people on Tuesday after separate shoplifting incidents were reported.

Police say 22-year-old Jay E. Johnson, Jr., of Walkerton, took items from Walmart and ran from the store. The officer reportedly saw him trying to hide behind vehicles in the parking lot, but he was eventually detained. Officers reportedly found Johnson, Jr. to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was booked into the Marshall County Jail on preliminary charges of theft and possession methamphetamine. He has a cash bond of $3,005.

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Inmate Programs Will Soon be Expanded at the Marshall County Jail

In a recent media advisory, Marshall County Sheriff Matthew Hassel, in collaboration with Marshall County Community Corrections, proudly announced the expansion of current Inmate Programs offered at the County Jail.

The newly introduced Marshall County Jail Chemical Addictions Program (MCJCAP) aims to give men and women struggling with addictions a second chance. The program will incorporate existing Moral Reconation Therapy with the Smart Recovery Substance Abuse Program and Fatherhood Initiative Program as well as group and individual life skills coaching. Continue reading

Four Arrested on Drug Charges in La Paz

Four people were arrested on drug charges Tuesday afternoon in La Paz.

According to police, Indiana State Police Troopers from the Bremen Post were called to check on a suspicious blue Dodge pickup at the Speedway station on U.S. 6 just east of old U.S. 31. Police say four people were inside the vehicle. The Plymouth K9 unit was dispatched to the scene and reportedly indicated the presence of drugs. Methamphetamine, needles and other drug paraphernalia were allegedly found during a probable cause search of the vehicle.

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Tharpe Arrested on Public Intoxication Charge

A Plymouth man was arrested Monday night after police say he attempted to enter several cars on Michigan Street.

According to a report from the Plymouth Police Department, officers were called to the area of Michigan Street and Goshen Road after complaints were received about a man causing a traffic hazard. The man was reportedly attempting to enter several vehicles. Police say an off-duty Marshall County Sheriff’ Department officer arrived at the scene and told Plymouth officers that the man approached his car as well.

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Plymouth Woman Arrested on Suspicion of False Informing

A Plymouth woman was taken into custody on Friday afternoon after allegedly providing with police with false information.

During an unrelated investigation, a Plymouth police officer spoke to the woman at the Economy Inn and she allegedly gave the officer false information. When the officer went to verify information, she reportedly attempted to run from the officer on foot. She was detained and she continued to resist the officer, according to the report.

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Bourbon Traffic Stop Results in Three Arrests

A few hours after midnight on Sunday, Bourbon Police Officer Adam Kraning conducted a traffic stop on south Main Street at 13th Trail, according to a media advisory.

In a police report written by Kraning, he said he stopped driver Jared Whitfield for traffic and vehicle violations shortly before 2:30 a.m. The officer said that while speaking with Whitfield he smelled the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle and the driver’s breathe. Continue reading