The traffic stop was for a moving violation and during the investigation it was determined that the driver, 30 year old Matthew Szumski of South Bend was intoxicated. He was subsequently detained and submitted to a certified test. Szumski was later lodged into the Marshall County Jail for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a Person and Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated with a BAC >.08%.
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