Marshall County Sheriff`s Deputies located the intoxicated male, identified as 33 year old William L. Bokhart of Walkerton and found him to be heavily intoxicated and belligerent. Deputies took Bokhart into custody for Disorderly Conduct and during the process he resisted and became combative.
William Bokhart was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Battery by Bodily Waste Against Law Enforcement, Resisting Law Enforcement with Law Enforcement Injury, and Disorderly Conduct.
He was held on a $1,500 cash bond.
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