Cooper Arrested for Methamphetamine

On Friday, November 15th, 2019 at 1:59 AM, Marshall County Police, along with Lapaz Fire
and EMS were dispatched to the Speedway Gas Station in Lapaz for a female that was
unresponsive.
Officer Wozniak arrived on scene and located the female, later identified as Kacey L.
Cooper. She was showing signs of intoxication by illegal narcotics. She was examined by
EMS, however signed a refusal. She was found to have an active warrant through this
county. She was also found to be in possession of a syringe and a small amount of
methamphetamine. She was taken to the Hospital to be examined and to gain jail
clearance. She was then transported to the jail for possession of methamphetamine,
unlawful possession of a syringe, false informing and an active warrant.
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.

Harley Robbins Arrested for Felony Dealing and Possession of a Narcotic Drug

On Thursday October 17, 2019, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department arrested Harley D. Robbins, age 27, of Bourbon, Indiana, for Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, a Level 4 Felony, and Possession of a Narcotic Drug, a Level 6 Felony. A case report will be completed and forwarded to the Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office for formal charges being filed. The investigation is still pending and active at this time.

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 that 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 of Indiana 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.