Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel released the March 2023 Sheriff’s Department and Jail Report. 

The top ten offenses for inmates being lodged in the jail during March were:

#1.  Failure to Appear with 39 arrests

#2.  Possession of Marijuana with 23 arrests

#3.  Possession of paraphernalia with15 arrests

#4.  Operating While Intoxicated with 14 arrests

#5.  Possession of Methamphetamine with 11 arrests

#6.  Resisting Law Enforcement with 10 arrests

#7.  Violation of Home Detention or Pretrial Release with 8 arrests

#8.  Operator Never Licensed with 6 arrests

#9.  Contempt of Court with 5 arrests and

#10. Driving While Suspended with 5 arrests. 

There were a total of 146 individuals booked into the County Jail in March with Argos Police having 1 arrest, Bourbon Police having 5 arrests, Bremen Police 7, Culver Police 3 arrests, ISP Officers made 23 arrests, Plymouth Police having 18 arrests, Community Corrections made 6 arrests and Sheriff’s Officers 83 arrests. 

The average daily population for March 2023 was 129.1.  Count day was April 14th when the population of the jail was 145.  This included 120 males and 25 females.  I inmate was serving time on a civil charge, 7 inmates were serving time for misdemeanor charges, and 33 inmates were serving felony charges.  83 inmates were being held for pre-trial, 16 awaiting arraignment and 5 were being held for another agency. 

While the average daily population was 129.1 in March, 6 months earlier in September 22 the average daily population was 147.9, and one year ago the average daily population was 149.1.

There are currently 1,362 active warrants. 

County police officers investigated 58 accidents in March, 53 were property damage, and 5 involved personal injury.  County officers issued 60 warnings and or citations, initiated 71 case reports, and completed 60 security checks.   

The Central Dispatch Center received a total of 4,051 calls in March with 2,695 being for the administrative side and 1,356 being 911 calls.  99.41% of the 911 calls were answered in 10 seconds or less.