Two Arrested After Reportedly Leading Starke, Marshall County Police on Pursuit


Two people were arrested last week, after a pursuit involving Starke and Marshall County Police. Officers with the Marshall County Police Department say it happened shortly before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 21.

Police say they were pursuing a silver Dodge pickup driven by Julius Ray Novitske, 33, of Plymouth, in the area of 10B Road and County Line Road. The chase reportedly ended at a home on Upas Road. That’s when police say Novitske and his passenger, Joseph E. Giselbach, 38, of Ora, were both taken into custody.

Marshall County Police note that Novitske is being held at the Marshall County Jail for several new charges.