MugShot_Cody WilsonOn Wednesday, December 30, about 9:15 in the morning Officer Bryant with the Marshall County Police Department stopped a vehicle on Columbus Drive near Berkley Street for an expired license plate.

The city’s K9 Jax was requested and indicated the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed Marijuana.

The Driver, 24 year old Cody Wilson of Culver was arrested for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated under a Controlled Substance. He was held in the County Jail on a $1,505 cash bond.

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A passenger in the vehicle, 21 year old Teara Lapp  of LaPaz was arrested for Possession of Marijuana and held in the jail on a $1,505 cash bond.

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.