Officer Wozniak and McFarland were dispatched to a residence in the 10,000 block of Iris road about 12:30 in the morning after a 911 hang-up.
Officers made contact with the homeowner and during their investigation it was discovered that 38 year old Steve Leo White was at the residence and had an active warrant. Police found that Mr. White was in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia while taking him into custody.
White was booked into the Marshall County Jail for Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia and for the active warrant. He was held on a $500 cash bond for the Contempt of Court warrant and a $500 cash bond for the Possession charges.
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.