City Officer Krynock stopped the vehicle driven by 47 year old Mark Luther about 3:50 in the afternoon for a traffic infraction. Luther was found to be driving on a suspended license with a prior infraction. He was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a cash bond of $750. Luther was issued a January 24th date to appear in Marshall Superior Court II for his initial hearing.
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.