Officer Wozniak with the Marshall County Police Department stopped a vehicle Friday morning, January 20th, at approximately 1:15 in the area of US 31 and State Road 10.

MugShot_Jerry Shelton (1)The driver, 19 year old Jerry Shelton of Peru was found to be operating a vehicle without a driver`s license and under the influence of alcohol as a minor.

MugShot_Aubrey PopelasA female passenger, 19 year old Aubrey Popelas of Gary was found to be under the influence of alcohol as a minor.

They were both taken to the Marshall County 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.