On Thursday, July 29th Marshall County Police assisted the Kosciusko County Probation Department at a business in the 4400 block of Beech Road in Bremen. Marshall County Police conducted a random drug screen on probationer 38-year-old Lavon Kauffman of Etna Green.
During the check, Lavon Kauffman was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a $1,500 cash bond for Possession of Methamphetamine.
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