On Monday, April 2, at approximately 4:15 in the afternoon Plymouth Police were called to the Economy Inn for a loud music complaint and suspicion of drug activity.

Arriving, Officer Chad Beatty spoke with 27 year old James McMichael of Plymouth and 25 year old Jessica Rininger of South Bend.

While speaking to the pair, officers observed hypodermic needles in plain view.  They began an investigation that lead to officers locating more drug paraphernalia.

MugShot_McMichael, James Jr. 4-5-18James McMichael was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked for Possession of Paraphernalia.

MugShot_Rininger, Jessica4-5-18Jessica Rininger was booked into the Marshall County Jail for Unlawful Possession of Syringe.

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.