Man accused of murder in Ohio caught in Marshall County

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ind. - A man accused of murder in Ohio was captured by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office after a pursuit Monday morning.

Brandon Toleque, 31, was arrested by law enforcement at a gas station in Wanatah in La Porte County.

According to the investigation, Marshall County officers tried to pull over the vehicle Toleque was in for speeding around 6 a.m. near U.S. 30 and Michigan Road. A chase began after the vehicle did not stop, police reported.

During the chase, officers said they saw the passenger of the vehicle try to get out multiple times. When it ended, the passenger told police she was transported against her will, according to reports.

Toleque was booked in Marshall County for resisting law enforcement, criminal confinement, reckless driving and possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug.

His murder charge is out of Delaware County, Ohio, which is just north of Columbus. 

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