MugShot_Tiffany GadsonA traffic stop Sunday night, just before midnight ended with a South Bend woman being arrested for Possession of Marijuana.

At 11:55 Office Les McFarland with the Marshall County Police Department stopped a vehicle on US 31 near 19th Road, south of Argos for speeding, traveling 84 mph in a 60 mph zone.

Officer McFarland detected an overwhelming smell of burnt marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A substance believed to be marijuana was recovered from 33 year old Tiffany M. Gadson.

Ms. Gadson was transported to the St. Joseph Regional Hospital in Plymouth for a chemical test and arrested for Possession of Marijuana along with Operating While Intoxicated.  A case report will be completed and forwarded to the Marshall County Prosecutor`s Office for review and formal charges being filed.

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.