On Sunday, June 11, at approximately 8:00 p.m. the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received a report of an impaired or unsafe driver northbound on U.S. 31 from S.R. 110.
A K9 Deputy with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle in the area of US 31 and 5A Road. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 23-year-old Kasandra Silvia Martinez Gonzalez of South Bend. Kasandra was suspected of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Suspect marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms were located in the vehicle. Kasandra Gonzalez was taken to the Plymouth Hospital for a chemical test. She was then transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a Person, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule I, II, III, IV, V Controlled Substance, and Possession of Marijuana. Her cash bond was set at $1,500.
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