Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel released the Top Ten Offenses for being booked into the Marshall County Jail in May.
Last month, Possession of Marijuana topped the list with 21 arrests. Operating While Intoxicated was number 2 with 20 bookings and Failure to Appear stays near the top of the list with 18 people being lodged in the county jail. Possession of Methamphetamine was 4th on the list with 16 and Possession of Paraphernalia was right behind with 14 arrests. Rounding out the top ten was Theft with 13, Domestic Battery with 12 arrests, and Dealing in a Controlled Substance with 11 bookings. Resisting Law Enforcement had 8 arrests in May putting them 9th on the list and Driving While Suspended is 10th with 7 bookings.
A total of 144 individuals were booked into the Marshall County Jail in May. Arrests by police agency were Argos-3, Bourbon-2, Bremen-5, Culver-2, Indiana State Police-11, DNR-1, Plymouth-25, Community Corrections-5 and M.C. Sheriff’s Department-90.
The daily average population in May was 147.8. Six months ago in November, the average population was 111.7, and one year ago in May 2022, it was 144.6.
On June 12th when the jail report was created, there were 150 inmates, 128 were males and 22 were females. One inmate was serving time on a civil charge, 2 inmates were serving misdemeanor charges, 52 were for felony charges, 81 were pre-trial inmates, 9 awaiting arraignment and 5 were being held for another agency.
County Police Officers investigated 61 property damage accidents and 9 personal injury accidents. Officers issued 74 warnings and or citations, wrote 67 case reports, and conducted 28 security checks.
The Central Dispatch Center received a total of 5,061 calls in May, 3,260 were for administration and 1,801 were 911 calls. 99.5% of the 911 calls were answered in 10 seconds or less.