Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel released the April Jail and Sheriff’s Department reports recently. 

The report details the top ten reasons why individuals were booked into jail during the month of April.  Starting from the bottom and working our way to the top, Violations of Home Detention or Pretrial Release were 10 with 6 violations.  Ninth was Domestic Battery with 7 charges, eighth was Operator Never Licensed with 8 bookings, seventh was Theft with 10 arrests, and sixth was Possession of Methamphetamine with 12 people being booked.  The top five were fifth Driving While Suspended with 12 violations, fourth Possession of Paraphernalia with 16 bookings, third Failure to Appear with 17 arrests, second Operating While Intoxicated with 19 individuals being lodged and number one was Possession of Marijuana with 30 arrests.  

There was a total of 140 individuals booked into the County Jail in April.  Argos and Bourbon Police each had 2 arrests, Bremen had 8 arrests, Culver had 7 arrests, ISP Troopers made 29 arrests, Plymouth Police also had 29 arrests, Community Corrections made 5 arrests and Marshall County Officers made 58 arrests.

The average daily population was 144.4.  On count day, May 3rd there were 142 in the jail, 115 males and 27 females.  1 inmate was serving time on civil charges, 6 inmates were serving misdemeanor time and 42 were serving felony time.  The jail also had 82 individuals being held as pre-trial inmates, 7 awaiting arraignment and 4 being held for another agency. 

The average daily population in April was 144.4 while 6 months earlier in October the average daily population was 125.8 and one year ago, in April 2022 the average population was 144.5.

There are currently 1,356 warrants to be served. 

Marshall County Police investigated 45 accidents in April, 39 were property damage, 5 were personal injury, and 1 was a fatality.

County officers filed 61 case reports in April, wrote 131 warnings or citations, and conducted 12 security checks. 

The Central Dispatch Center answered 4,219 calls with 2,725 for administration and 1,494 were 911 calls.  98.33% of the 911 calls were answered in 10 seconds or less.