MugShot_Tara DietzThe Marshall County 911 Dispatch Center received a call Saturday May 13th just after 10 p.m. of an impaired driver headed southbound on US 31 in the area of 12 Road.

An officer with the Marshall County Police Department located the vehicle near US 31 and 13th Road and performed a traffic stop.   It was determined that the driver, 45 year old Tara Dietz of South Bend was impaired.

Dietz was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Operating While Intoxicate Endangering a Person, OWI on a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Driving While Suspended with a prior.

Tara Dietz was lodged in the Marshall County Jail on a $3,000 cash bond.


Listeners and readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.