MugShot_Michael PotthoffA traffic stop early Monday morning by County Police Officer Wozniak resulted in a Starke County man being arrested on an active warrant. 

About 3:45 in the morning Marshall County Officer Wozniak stopped a green 1995 GMC pickup truck on 13th Road near Pine Road.  The driver of the vehicle, 46 year old Michael J. Potthoff of Knox was found to have an active warrant through Fulton County. 

During the police investigation, Michael Potthoff was also found to be in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.  He was lodged in the Marshall County Jail on a $1,000 cash 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.