Meth_ArrestA traffic stop by a Plymouth Police Officer on Tuesday evening landed a Nappanee man in the Marshall County Jail.

About 8 p.m. Officer Krynock stopped a vehicle near Randolph and Becknell Drive in Centennial Park.  During the investigation a white powdery substance and paraphernalia was located.

Stewart M. Hummel claimed ownership of the substance.   It field-tested positive for Methamphetamine.

Hummel was transported to the St. Joseph Hospital ER to receive medical clearance.  He was then lodged at the Marshall County Jail on a $3,000 cash bond and given a court date of January 9, 2018.



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