On Saturday, May 14, at approximately 3:00 A.M the Marshall County Central Dispatch Center was notified of a male who was possibly intoxicated driving a vehicle in the area of 12th Road and the west county line.
Deputy Templeman with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area and located the vehicle. He conducted a stop on the vehicle and eventually determined the driver, later identified as 34-year-old Michael Woodruff of Warsaw to be intoxicated.
Woodruff was transported to the Plymouth ER for a chemical test and was later transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was booked and lodged for Operating a motor vehicle While Intoxicated with a prior conviction and Operating a motor vehicle While Intoxicated with a BAC above .15.
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