Hochstetler Arrested for P.I. and Disorderly Conduct

On September 30th, 2019 around 10:47pm Marshall County Police received a call of an
unknown male subject pounding on the door of a residence. When officers with Marshall
County Sheriffs Department and Bremen Police Department responded to the address they
located Tyler Hochstetler of Elkhart, IN. Tyler was found to be twice the legal limit and
was transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was booked and lodged for Disorderly
Conduct and Public Intoxication. Tyler was given a court date and a bond of $500.00
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.

Noe Arrested for OWI

On September 27th, 2019 around 11:54pm Marshall County dispatch received a call regarding
a possible impaired or unsafe driver all over the roadway on U.S. 30. The vehicle was
followed by the complainant onto U.S. 31 northbound from U.S. 30. Officer Ayala with the
Marshall County Sheriffs Department located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop.
Officer Ayala then offered the driver who was identified as Brandon Noe of Bremen, IN,
the opportunity to do standardized field sobriety testing. The driver was then
transported to Plymouth hospital for a chemical test where he was found to be almost four
times the legal limit. Brandon was later transported to the Marshall County Jail where he
was booked and lodged for Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated .15% or higher and
OWI-Endangerment. Brandon was given bond of $1500.00 and a court date.
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.

Press Releases 09/26/2019


On Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 3:16 AM, Marshall County Officer Wozniak initiated a
traffic stop on a gray 2003 Volkswagen passenger vehicle on US 30 near Hawthorn Road.
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 hash, and a schedule 2 controlled substance. The driver, Eli S.
Merced III of Saint Charles, Illinois, was taken to the jail for possession of marijuana,
possession of paraphernalia, and possession of a schedule I-IV controlled substance.
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.

Love Arrested for Domestic Battery


On Sunday September 22, 2019 at approximately 10:05 A.M. the Marshall County Sheriff`s
Department received a report of a physical domestic disturbance in the 8000-blk of Dart
St. in Bremen. The incident was reportedly between a male and female with the male
leaving the residence. The male was located and identified as Jacquese A. Love of South
Bend. After investigating the incident, Marshall County Sheriff`s Deputies arrested
Jacquese and he was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Domestic Battery – Physical
Presence of a Child less than 16 Y.O.A. and Driving While Suspended – Prior.
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.

Breast Cancer Shirts Available to Support Ounce of Prevention Marshall County

It is that time of year again.  We will once again be selling Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts to raise money for Ounce of Prevention Marshall County.  Orders can be placed at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office records department. The first order will be placed On September 23rd.  We hope to have the shirts by October 1st.  Money is due at the time of ordering. 

Recent Press Releases

On September 21, 2019 at approximately 12:30 a.m., Marshall Co. Police Officer Bennett
conducted a traffic stop on a passenger car in the area of W. Walnut St. and Clinton St.
in Argos. The driver was identified as 29 year old Kayla N. Shultz of Rochester, IN. Kayla
was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was taken to Plymouth Hospital for a
certified test, which later showed to be almost twice the legal limit of alcohol. Kayla
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.