Plymouth Police Officer John Weir was talking with 26 year old Justin Riley West at River Park Square Tuesday afternoon about 12:30. He told Mr. West there was a valid warrant for his arrest out of Marshall County for Failure to Appear with a $189 bond.
When they arrived at the County Jail Justin West attempted to pull a syringe out of his coat pocket sleeve and try to discard it. He was also charged with Unlawful Possession of a Syringe and given a $3,000 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.