About 5:45 Sunday, October 18th, County Officer Wozniak conducted a traffic stop on a 2001 black Ford Mustang, that was traveling in excess of 90 MPH on US 30, near Gumwood Road. The driver of the vehicle, 22 year old Alberto Barajas, was found to be operating a vehicle without ever receiving a driver`s license. He was taken to the Marshall County Jail for Operating a Vehicle without Ever Receiving a License and Reckless Driving and held on a $505 cash bond.
Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.