Wednesday morning, August 23rd at about 10:30, deputies with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and K9Officer Diesel conducted a warrant service in the 19,000 block of 12th Road.

Deputies located 50-year-old William Mitchell of South Bend.

Mr. Mitchell had an active felony warrant through St. Joseph County on the original charges of Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle, Resisting Law Enforcement While Fleeing from Law Enforcement, Carrying a Handgun without a License, and Carrying a Handgun without a License with a Prior Conviction.

William Mitchel also had an active felony warrant through Marshall County for the original charge of Nonsupport of a Dependent Child.

While conducting the warrant service, Mitchell resisted law enforcement before being safely taken into custody.  He was transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked for Resisting Law Enforcement along with his active felony warrants through St. Joseph County and Marshall County.  He was held on a $1,500 cash bond.

Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.