Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel released the August Jail Report and monthly Sheriff’s Department report.   

The population in the jail on report day was 166 inmates with 144 of them being male and 24 being females. 

Three of the inmates were serving time on misdemeanor charges, 57 serving time on felony charges, 87 were pre-trail, 17 were awaiting arraignment, and 3 were being held for another agency.

Looking at the jail population with 166 in August.  Looking back 6 months the population was 116 and one year ago in 2022 the population was 145.7. 

Looking at the top ten reasons why inmates were lodged in jail during August shows Disorderly Conduct at 10th with 6 arrests.  Theft was 9th on the list with 7 arrests while Domestic Battery was 8th with 9 arrests and Battery was 7th with 9 arrests.  Operating Without a License was 6th with 10 arrests followed by Violations of Home Detention or Pre-Trail Release was 5th on the list with 11 arrests. Failure to Appear was 4th with 12 arrests and Resisting Law Enforcement was 3rd with 16.  Rounding out the top ten was Possession of Marijuana with 22 arrests and the number one reason for being booked in jail in August was Operating While Intoxicated with 28 arrests.

There was a total of 147 people booked into the jail in August with Argos Police having 1, Bourbon Police making 5 arrests, and Bremen Police also had 5 arrests. Culver Police made 2 arrests, ISP Troopers had 8 arrests, the DNR made 1 arrest while Plymouth Police had 41 arrests.  Community Corrections had 10 arrests and officers with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department made 74 arrests last month. 

County police officers investigated 47 accidents in August with 41 being property damage, 5 involving personal injury and there was 1 fatal accident. 

County officers issued 124 citations and or warnings, wrote 86 case reports, conducted 18 security checks, and answered 1,351 calls for service.

The 911 Call Center and Central Dispatch received a total of 4,630 calls in August.  1,304 of those calls were for 911 and 99.16% of those calls were answered in 10 seconds or less.    

There are 1,302 active warrants to be issued.