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Extra Traffic Enforcement Leads to Several Arrests

July 10, 2013

Marshall County - The Marshall County Sheriff's Office one of dozens of law enforcement agencies state wide that participated in a Special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP) during the July 1-7 Holiday travel time. Deputies contacted numerous motorists for various traffic violations during this time frame. The sTEP wave was highlighted by one particular traffic enforcement contact.

A Marshall County Deputy Sheriff assigned to a special traffic enforcement detail for the July 4th Holiday travel weekend and was running RADAR sped enforcement on Highway 30 near LeGrand. The Deputy met a small SUV traveling 86mph in the 65mph speed zone heading westbound. The Deputy turned around and was attempting to catch up to the SUV to conduct a traffic stop for the speed violation. The driver of the SUV accelerated and started to flee the pursuing Deputy. A short high-speed pursuit lead west on Highway 30 and south on Dillon Road until the driver of the SUV turned into a residence drive. The SUV continued through the house yard at a high rate of speed to a corn field at the back of the property before coming to a stop.

The driver of the SUV then ran on foot from the vehicle and was taken into custody by the Deputy after a short foot chase. The driver was identified as 22 year old Bradley Shuckahosee of Tama. The three passengers in the SUV were also taken into custody without incident. All subjects involved had been consuming alcohol and there were several open alcohol containers and marijuana found inside the vehicle.

Schuckahosee was charged with Driving with Suspended License, Failure to Have a Valid License, two counts of speeding ( 86mph in 65mph zone and 95mph in 55mph zone), OWI 1st, Felony Eluding, Open Container of Alcohol, No Insurance, Possession of Marijuana, and Interference with Official Acts. Passenger Dasha Reed, age 23 of Tama, was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Open Container. Passenger Glenda Roberts, age 37 of Tama, was charged with Open Container. Passenger Cena Durnin, age 21 of Tama, was charged with Open Container.

Shuckahosee was held in jail on a $5000 bond for the felony charge. All others were released by the Court after making initial appearances.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is headed up by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

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Deputy Ben Veren, Traffic Safety Officer
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6325

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