The driver, 37 year old Michael Small of Plymouth was found to have a suspended license with prior convictions. He also had a warrant issued for his arrest through St. Joseph County for the same offense. Small was lodged at the Marshall County jail with a bond of $1,505.
Listeners and 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.