MugShot_Jose ObandoEarly Christmas morning Marshall County Police responded to a vehicle that slid off the roadway on US 31 and 9A Road.

About 3 a.m. Officer Les McFarland investigated the incident and found 33 year old Jose Obando Salgado of South Bend in the vehicle.  It was suspected that he was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage.  He was transported to the Plymouth Hospital for a chemical test and then arrested and booked into the Marshall County Jail for Operating While Intoxicated 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.