Just after 3 o’clock Officer Wozniak initiated a traffic stop on a gray 2004 Honda passenger car in the area of US 30 and Plymouth-Goshen Trail. Not only was the vehicle exceeding the speed limit but there was a 2 year old child improperly restrained in the backseat.
The driver, 18 year old Derrick R. Hines JR of Chicago, was found to be Operating a vehicle Without ever receiving a driver`s License. He was booked into the Marshall County Jail for reckless driving and operating a vehicle without ever receiving a driver`s license and held on a $1,500 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.