Sunday evening, April 10th,just before 10, a Marshall County Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on US 31 near Plymouth Goshen Trail. The driver of the vehicle, 21 year old Mohammad Rashid Alerq of Kalamazoo was found to be operating a vehicle without ever receiving a driver`s license. He was taken to the Marshall County Jail.
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