On Wednesday, January 6, at 3:48 in the afternoon, a deputy with the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of U.S. 30 and Fir Road. During the investigation it was discovered that the driver of the vehicle, 34 year old Billy G. Trent of Bourbon, held an operator`s license with the status of Suspended with a prior charge.
Billy G. Trent was arrested and lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Driving While Suspended with a prior charge.
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.