1/4/23: Update from Logansport Police Department on vehicle pursuit

Last Updated on January 4, 2023 by Logansport Police Department

The following press release was posted on the Logansport Police Department’s Facebook page:

On January 4, 2023 at 1:20 a.m., patrol officers with the Logansport Police Department initiated a vehicle pursuit. A gold in color Buick Century was traveling south on S. Cicott St. and struck the curb. Sergeant Funk activated his emergency red and blue lights to attempt to conduct a traffic stop on the Buick. The vehicle led officers in a vehicle pursuit through town and eventually traveled north on US Highway 35. The vehicle made a right hand turn into a church parking lot. The vehicle then began traveling south on N Royal Center Pike from the church parking lot. In the area of Royal Center Pike and 200 N there was a successful stop stick deployment. The vehicle continued before coming to a stop in the area of Indian Creek Road and 150N. A felony stop was conducted and the driver of the Buick Century was taken into custody.

The driver, Kenneth Marchlik, was arrested on charges of driving while being a habitual traffic violator (Level 6 felony), possession of methamphetamine (level 6 felony), resisting law enforcement with a motor vehicle (level 6 felony), possession of marijuana (B-Misdemeanor) and possession of paraphernalia (C-Misdemeanor).

Assisting agencies in the pursuit were the Cass County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police.

SOURCE: News release from Logansport Police Department