MugShot_Michael Koontz 4-16-21On Friday, April 16, the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department received a complaint of a possibly impaired driver.

Officers responded to the area of State Road 331 in Tippecanoe and located the vehicle and person in question.  67-year-old Michael L. Koontz of Tippecanoe was arrested and booked into the Marshall County Jail for Operating While Intoxicated. The bond for Michael L. Koontz is $1,500.00.

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 jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.