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Man Accused Of Battery In Police Custody

Last updated on Tuesday, September 1, 2009

(COLUMBUS, IN) - The man wanted for beating a State Trooper is now in custody.

48-year old Mark Kessler of Columbus, Indiana turned himself in Monday evening.

Kessler is accused of beating State Trooper Ginger Marshall following an early morning traffic stop August 17th on the south side of Indianapolis.

Trooper Marshall stopped Kessler on the suspicion of drunk driving and was attempting to handcuff him when he punched and choked her before running off.

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