MugShot_Blair FuchsOn Saturday, September 16th at 12:30 in the morning, Marshall County Officer Wozniak initiated a traffic stop on a blue 2009 Ford Focus in the area of Michigan and Vintage Street in LaPaz. 

While speaking with the driver, 19 year old Blair R. Fuchs of Lakeville, the officer detected a strong smell of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle. 

A search of the vehicle resulted in the findings of marijuana and paraphernalia.  Blair completed field sobriety tests and was offered a certified test, which showed him to have marijuana in his system.

He was taken to the Marshall County Jail and booked for Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Operating While Intoxicated Endangering, Operating on a Scheduled Controlled Substance and held on a $1,500 cash bond.


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