On Tuesday, December 8th Plymouth Police Officer John Weir stopped a vehicle in the area of Pidco and Flora Streets for a traffic violation. During his investigation it was found that the driver, 54 year old Ernest Ketcham of Plymouth was driving even though his license had been suspended for life.
Ketcham was transported to the Marshall County Jail and he was booked in for Operating A Vehicle After Being Adjudged A Habitual Traffic Offender. His cash bond was set at $1,500.
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.