Marshall County Sheriff’s Department Looking for Assistance in Identifying Suspects in a Residential Burglary

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department is asking for assistance in identifying suspects in a residential burglary that occurred on April 6, 2020 in the 12000 Block of 1B Rd. near Lapaz. Multiple firearms were stolen from inside the residence. PLEASE DO NOT COMMENT NAMES OR TIPS IN THE COMMENT SECTION OF THIS POST. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department at 574-936-3187.

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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.