Stouder Lodged for Dealing Controlled Substances and Marijuana

On December 21, 2019 at approximately 1:30 AM, Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy Bennett conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle in the area of US 30 and Hawthorn Road. The driver was identified as 34 year old Cheyne Stouder of Bourbon, Indiana. During the traffic stop suspected marijuana, illegal psilocybin mushrooms, controlled substances, and drug equipment were located in the vehicle and on Cheyne’s person. Cheyne was transported to the Marshall County Jail. While inside the jail, suspected LSD was located on Cheyne’s person during a strip search. Cheyne was booked for the following offenses.
I. Dealing a Schedule 1, 2, or 3 Controlled Substance greater than 28 grams – Level 2 Felony
II. Dealing in Marijuana Greater than 30 grams, but less than 10 pounds – Level 6 Felony
III. Possession of a Controlled Substance – Class A Misdemeanor
IV. Possession of Marijuana – Class B Misdemeanor

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 can be made.

Kozikowski Arrested for Methamphetamine

On 12-20-2019, officers working patrol in the area of US 31 and 12th Road observed a
vehicle traveling southbound exceeding the speed limit. Officer J. Gorny initiated a
traffic stop in the area of US 31 south and 18th Road on a 2001 Ford Escort. During the
investigation is was discovered the driver was in possession of Methamphetamine. The
driver (Kozikowski, Stephan) was arrested for Dealing in Methamphetamine and Unlawful
Possession of a Syringe. Stephan was transported to the Marshall County Jail where he
was booked in on the above stated charges.
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.

Dockery Arrested for Possession of Stolen Vehicle

Date / Time: Monday December 16th, 2019 @ 9:54 P.M.
Crime: Theft / Reckless Driving
Offender: Jeremiah D. Dockery age 19 South Bend, IN
Narrative:
At the above date and time Sgt. Nicholas Laffoon of Marshall County Police Department
observed a vehicle traveling at a very high rate of speed, which was then clocked at 106
mph. After catching up to the vehicle a traffic stop was performed on U.S. 31 south of
12th Rd.
During the traffic stop it was found that the offender, Jeremiah D. Dockery, had been
operating the vehicle during this incident. Further investigation at the scene also
determined that the vehicle was reported as stolen from St. Joseph County. The offender
was detained at the scene and was later lodged at the Marshall County Jail for Theft and
Reckless Driving.
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.

Whaley Lodged for Domestic Battery In Presence of a Child

On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 at approximately 11:08 AM Marshall County Officers
along with Argos PD Officers responded to 14725 Juniper Road for a domestic disturbance.
After an investigation it was determined that Travis Whaley had battered his significant
other in the presence of their child. Travis was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for
Domestic Battery in the presence of a minor, a level 6 felony. Travis was given a cash
bond of $1,500.00. Marshall County Officers were assisted by Argos PD.
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.

Traffic Stop Leads to Cocaine Arrest

On Friday, October 18th, 2019 at 8:55 PM, Marshall County Officer Wozniak initiated a
traffic stop on a gray 2019 Jeep in the area of US 31 a few miles south of US 6. During
the investigation, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from inside
the vehicle. A probable cause search of the vehicle resulted in the findings of
marijuana, marijuana paraphernalia, cocaine and ecstasy pills. The driver of the
vehicle, Sharlene Silvas of California, was taken to the jail for possession of cocaine
or narcotic drug and possession of marijuana.

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.

Smith Arrested for OWI

On October 20, 2019 at approximately 3:00 a.m., Marshall Co. Police were responding to a
report of vehicle traveling all over the roadway in the area of State Road 17 and 12th
Road. Officer Bennett located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop with the
vehicle in the area of State Road 17 and 10B Road. The driver was identified as 21 year
old Blake Smith of Plymouth, IN. Blake was found to be under the influence of alcohol and
was taken to Plymouth Hospital for a certified test, which later showed Blake to be
almost three times the legal limit of alcohol. Blake was lodged into the county jail for
Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a Person and Operating a Vehicle With
An ACE of .15 Or More.
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.