Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel released the October Jail and Sheriff’s Department report.

The Top Ten Offenses for bookings into the County Jail in October were: (1) Failure to Appear with 17, (2) Operating While Intoxicated with 13, Possession of Marijuana with 11, (4) Possession of Cocaine/Narcotic with 7, (5) Possession of Paraphernalia with 7, (6) Possession of Methamphetamine with 6, (7) Criminal Recklessness with 5, (8) Domestic Battery with 4, (9) Violation of Home Detention/Pre Trial Release with 4, and  (10) Driving While Suspended with 3.

A total of 81 individuals were booked into the County Jail in October.  Argos had no arrests, Bourbon 2, Bremen 4, Culver 3, LaPaz 0, Indiana State Police 0, DNR 0, Plymouth Police 8, Community Corrections 3, and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department at 60.  The average daily population in the jail was 125.8.  Six months ago, in April the average daily population of the jail was 144.5.  One year ago, in October 2021 the average daily population was 163.6. 

The population of the jail on November 7th, the day the October report was issued was 113.  3 inmates were awaiting sentencing, 6 inmates were serving time with misdemeanor charges, 22 inmates were serving time for felony charges, 74 inmates are in the jail as pre-trail, 7 are awaiting arraignment, and 1 is being held for another agency.  Of the 113 inmates in the jail, 90 are male and 23 are female. 

There are currently 1,380 active warrants.

Officers with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department investigated 88 accidents in October.  77 of the accidents were property damage, 10 were personal injury and there was 1 fatal crash.  County officers handled 74 case reports and issued 13 warnings or citations. 

Marshall County Central Dispatch and 911 answered 2,8100 administrative calls, and 1,407 911 calls for a total of 4,217. 99.8% of the 911 calls were answered in under 15 seconds.