North Vernon man faces multiple charges following traffic stop

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BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A traffic stop on Sunday resulted in multiple felony charges for a North Vernon man.

State Police say at 3:45 p.m. an officer was following a Dodge Neon near the intersection of S.R. 11 and C.R. 650S when the vehicle made an abrupt turn into a driveway. Following a check of the license plate, the officer discovered the owner was a habitual traffic violator.

After approaching the vehicle, the driver identified himself as 35-year-old Marshall A. Fought and told the officer that his license was suspended. The officer discovered numerous drugs and paraphernalia after searching the vehicle.

Fought was taken into custody without incident and transported to Bartholomew County Jail and faces numerous charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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