County Police arrested two individuals for Possession of Marijuana last Friday.
On Friday, February 24, at approximately 12:30 in the morning, Officer Les McFarland conducted a traffic stop in the area of US 31 and 13th Road for exceeding the posted speed limit. During the traffic stop it was found that the driver, 23 year old Jordan Walker, from Indianapolis had a suspended driver license. While conducting the traffic stop marijuana was recovered from the driver.
Walker was transported to the St. Joseph Regional Hospital for a chemical test and later arrested for Possession of Marijuana, a class B Misdemeanor and Operating While Intoxicated on a controlled substance, a class C Misdemeanor.
The bond for Jordan Walker was set at $1,500.00 cash.
Friday evening, February 24th, at 9:30 PM, Marshall County Officer Wozniak initiated a traffic stop on a white 2015 Nissan Altima for exceeding the maximum speed limit in the 100 block of US 30 near Iris Road. The driver, 24 year old Michael Smith of Fort Wayne was found to be Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated on a Controlled Substance.
He was taken to the Marshall County Jail. While at the jail, Michael was found to be in possession of marijuana.
He was booked in to Possession of Marijuana and Operating on a Controlled Substance and held on a $1,500 cash bond.
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