Two men from Illinois are in the Marshall County Jail following a traffic stop on US 30 early Tuesday (2/1/17) morning.

At approximately 1:40 in the morning an officer with the Marshall County Police Department stopped a vehicle on US 30 near Rose Road. During the course of the stop it was determined that the occupants were in possession of a substance believed to be cocaine along with items used for distribution.

MugShot_Jesse BoykinsThe driver, 69 year old Jesse Boykins Jr. of Maywood, IL was arrested for carrying a handgun without a license.

MugShot_Mark JacksonThe passenger, 53 year old Mark L. Jackson, also of Maywood, IL was arrested for Dealing in Cocaine greater than 10 grams, Possession of Cocaine, and Possession of Paraphernalia.

Boykins is being held on a $2,250 cash bond while Jackson is being held in the Marshall County Jail with No 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.