PLYMOUTH — Joseph Robert Slisz, 28, Walkerton, was arrested after he allegedly left the scene of an accident Tuesday evening, Oct. 12. The accident was near the intersection of US 6 and Michigan Road, Plymouth.
Slisz has initially been charged for failure to stop after an accident resulting in extensive damage. He was booked in the Marshall County Jail.
Marshall County police were called to the crash at 9:40 p.m. and found one vehicle with extensive damage, driven by Kristy Fogus, 36, North Judson. Fogus and three children in the vehicle were taken to a hospital for minor injuries.
A second vehicle involved in the collision, described as a silver Chevrolet Impala, left the scene prior to police arriving.
A short time later, officers with the Walkerton Police Department found the vehicle on Stanton Road in St. Joseph County. Police then received a report of a stolen vehicle on Stanton Road in the vicinity of the Impala’s location. Police checked the address of the registered owner, which came back to Slisz, and located the stolen vehicle from St. Joseph County at the residence.