Warsaw Man Arrested for Leaving the Scene of Crash, Resisting & Escape

On Tuesday night, April 30th at approximately 9:30 the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department received a call from an individual involved in a property damage crash with another motorist in the area of U.S. 31 and 4A Rd.

Prior to police arrival, the other motorist fled the scene.   The vehicle description, a red Ford Mustang, was obtained and Marshall County Police and Plymouth Police Officers locating the suspected vehicle and conducting a traffic stop on U.S. 30 in the area of King Road.

It was discovered that the driver and vehicle were involved in the crash.  30 year old Johnathan T. Mallery of Warsaw was taken into custody and when advised he would be incarcerated he attempted to flee from a police vehicle and resisted law enforcement.

Mallery was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, Resisting Law Enforcement, and Attempted Escape.  He was held on a $1,500 cash bond. 

 

 

Listeners and 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.
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