Officer Wozniak with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department stopped a vehicle Thursday night, January 18th about 11:30 on Vandalia Street in LaPaz. The black 2004 Chevrolet Impala failed to signal a turn and had false and fictitious registration.
During the investigation, the 39 year old driver Nicole A. Glod of South Bend was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and was operating a vehicle without ever receiving a driver`s license. A search of the vehicle resulted in the findings of 1.7 grams of heroin, .5 grams of cocaine, 3.5 grams of methamphetamine, 8 grams of marijuana and synthetic marijuana, multiple marijuana and methamphetamine pipes, marijuana grinders and digital scales.
Also located in the vehicle were five firearms and a Chinese throwing star.
Nicole Glod was taken to the Marshall County Jail and booked for possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of a synthetic look-alike drug, possession of paraphernalia, carrying a handgun without a license and operating a vehicle without ever receiving a driver`s license. She was held on a $1,500 cash bond.
Justin Stewart was booked for possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. He was held on a $1,500 cash bond also.
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.