Marshall County Man Arrested After Driving While Drunk

A man was arrested by Marshall County officers after his truck was found off the roadway on 9B Road and Hawthorn Road Thursday evening.

Officers received notice about an unwanted guest at a home on 8C Road and as they were on their way to the scene, the suspect left the home and was reportedly intoxicated. Police arrived in the area only to find the suspect’s vehicle off the roadway and stuck in its position. The alleged suspect, Larry Thompson, 50, who was reportedly driving the vehicle was found hiding in a cornfield.

Thompson was booked into the Marshall County Jail on preliminary charges of Operating While Intoxicated and Public Intoxication. Formal charges are pending with the Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office.