Marshall County Cocaine Bust: Largest in County History, $150K Bond, Child Services Intervention

Date:

Share post:

Plymouth, IN – The Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office has reported a record-breaking drug seizure, marking it as the county’s most extensive cocaine bust to date.

The culmination of a meticulous investigation by the Marshall County Drug Task Force and partnering agencies led to a raid on April 3, 2024, in Bourbon, IN. This operation resulted in the confiscation of an estimated 380 grams of cocaine, with a street value upward of $36,000. In addition to the narcotics, suspected methamphetamine, counterfeit documents, and drug paraphernalia were also seized.Five individuals were apprehended at the location. 

Jackie Gomez, a 44-year-old Bourbon resident, is being held on a $150,000 cash bond facing multiple felony charges. Four others associated with maintaining a common nuisance were released on bond. This incident also necessitated the involvement of Marshall County Department of Child Services for two minors present at the scene.

Prosecuting Attorney E. Nelson Chipman Jr. lauded the inter-agency collaboration. The bust underscores a rigorous commitment to disrupting illegal drug operations and safeguarding the community. Despite the allegations, the judicial principle of presumption of innocence prevails until the accused are proven guilty.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Hazmat Situation: Semi Hauling Lithium Batteries Catches Fire, Shuts Down I-94 in Michigan

Battle Creek, MI - A semi-truck hauling lithium batteries and iodine gas caught fire on I-94, causing a...

Severe Weather Threatens Iowa, Illinois: Enhanced Risk of Tornadoes on Tuesday

Davenport, IA - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe weather alert for parts of Iowa...

Braidwood, IL – Memorial Day 5K to Impact Local Traffic Sunday

Braidwood, IL - The 2nd Annual Braidwood Memorial Day 5K, sponsored by Constellation, will take place on Sunday,...

Kankakee County’s Most Credible UFO Encounter in Bourbonnais Remains a Mystery 35 Years Later

Bourbonnais, IL - As the weather warms and more people head outdoors, the likelihood of encountering the unknown...