MugShot_joshua fansler 5-2-21On Saturday, May 1st, at approximately 10:45 at night, Officer Finn with the Plymouth Police Department made contact with a male subject standing outside the residence at 301 Skylane Drive apartment G2 while he was following up on an investigation.

While talking to the male, the officer could see a bag hanging out of his pocket containing a controlled substance.  After further investigation, the male, 18-year-old Joshua Fansler of Lakeville was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.

Fansler was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a $500 cash bond that was paid on Sunday, May 2nd near noon.  He was released with an initial hearing scheduled in Marshall Superior Court II on June 29th.


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