Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel released the January Jail and Department report on Thursday, February 2nd.

The Jail report lists the top ten offenses for inmates being lodged in the County Jail.  Beginning with number 10 and working up to the number one reason you will find Contempt of Court at 10th with 5 cases.  Violation of Home Detention and Pre-Trial release is number 9 with 6 offenses.  Theft comes in at number 8 with 6 charges while Possession of Paraphernalia is 7th on the list and Operator Never Licensed is 6th.  Domestic Battery was the 5th reason why people were lodged in jail in January and right behind that was Driving While Suspended with 10 charges.  Number three on the list was Possession of Marijuana while number two was Operating While Intoxicated with 13 and the number one reason was Failure to Appear with 29 arrests.

There were a total of 114 bookings into the Marshall County Jail in January.  The Bourbon Police Department made 2 arrests while Bremen Police had 10 arrests and Culver officers made 1 arrest.  The Indiana State Police arrested 12 in January and Plymouth Police booked 21 people into jail while Community Corrections had 4 arrests.  Officers from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department made 64 arrests.

On February 2, 2023, the total population of the County Jail was 121 with 93 inmates being males and 28 being females.  Of the 121 inmates, 4 are serving time for misdemeanor charges and 22 are serving time for felony charges.  There are 26 inmates sentenced in the jail and 76 are being held as pre-trial inmates.  13 inmates are awaiting arraignment and 6 are being held for another agency.   

The January 2023 average daily population was 113.4 while 6 months earlier in July 2022 the average daily population was 127.6 and one year ago in January 2022 the average population was 157.2. 

There are currently 1,403 active warrants. 

Officers from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department investigated 94 accidents in January.  80 accidents were property damage and 14 were personal injury.  There were no fatal accidents. 

County Officers issued 43 warnings and or citations and wrote 63 case reports. 

The County’s Central Dispatch Center received a total of 3,926 calls in January with 1,275 calls being for 911.  99.69% of the 911 calls were answered in less than 10 seconds.