While on routine patrol Officer Wozniak with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop in the area of US 31 and US 30 Friday morning about 12:15.
The vehicle was stopped for disregarding a traffic control device and an equipment violation. The driver, 27 year old Samantha Ring of Schoolcraft, Michigan was found to be in possession of a large amount of marijuana and paraphernalia. She was taken to the Marshall County Jail and booked in for Possession and held on a $1,500 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.