On Tuesday, November 21st at approximately 1:00 PM the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department was made aware of a possibly impaired driver. The suspect vehicle was located by Deputy Smith and a traffic stop was conducted on Oak Road at 7th Road.
After an investigation, 30 year old Chantell Sitek of Knox was taken into custody for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. It was also determined that Sitek was in possession of a schedule four controlled substance.
Chantell Sitek was lodged in the Marshall County Jail, held on a $1,500 cash bond and given a Superior Court II date of December 12th for her initial hearing.
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.