10/30/12 On Saturday, October 27th at 2:33 in the afternoon Officer Les McFarland responded to US 31 in downtown LaPaz in reference to a call of a the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received.

Arriving at the scene it was found that 27 year old Caitlin M. Masterson of Plymouth who was driving a 2006 Chevy 4-Door was traveling southbound on US 31 and was going to turn left, eastbound, and pulled into the path of the northbound 2013 Ford out of Missouri.

After the initial accident, the northbound vehicle then hit a 2002 Dodge driven by 53 year old Ibro Pucar of South Bend who was exiting a parking lot.

During the investigation of the accident Officer Les McFarland believed that Masterson was intoxicated. She consented to be transported to Saint Joseph Regional Hospital to take a chemical test.   Caitlin Masterson failed and was transported to the Marshall County Jail for operating while intoxicated and was held on a $1,505 cash bond.