Officer John Weir with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a moped Thursday morning just before noon at Jefferson and Liberty Street. After speaking to the driver, 51 year old Alan Dean is was found that he was intoxicated.
Alan Dean was transported to the Marshall County Jail and charged with Operating While Intoxicated.
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.