On Wednesday night, December 21st, at approximately 11:00 p.m. an officer with the Marshall County Police Department initiated a traffic stop on State Road 17 near Glen Overmyer Drive. It was determined that the driver, 30 year old Howard Berkeypile of Plymouth was in Possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. He was subsequently arrested and lodged into the Marshall Co. Jail.
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.