A Marshall County man is behind bars after leading police on a high-speed chase through three counties.
Friday evening, December 29, at approximately 6:20 deputies with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle at Oak Drive and Ritter Street in Plymouth. The vehicle failed to yield and took off from the police at a high rate of speed
The driver of the vehicle led police across Marshall, Fulton, and Cass Counties for the next 48 minutes. The driver, 36-year-old Brandon Craft of Hillside Drive in Plymouth eventually stopped in the area of 950 S 300 W in Fulton County. Craft was taken into custody without further incident and transported to the Marshall County Jail.
Mr. Craft had numerous active warrants for his arrest through Marshall County for a level 5 felony for Intimidation where the defendant draws or uses a deadly weapon, a level 6 felony for residential entry, a class A misdemeanor for invasion of privacy by violating a protective, a class A misdemeanor interference with the reporting of a crime, and a class B misdemeanor for criminal mischief. The cash bond on the warrants was $25,000.
Brandon Craft’s new charges include resisting law enforcement with a vehicle as a level 6 felony and reckless driving as a class A misdemeanor. His cash bond for the new charges added $10,000.
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Plymouth Police Department, Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department, Cass County Sheriff’s
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