On Saturday afternoon, May 5th Plymouth Police Officer John Weir was in the area of Muckshaw and Oakhill Avenue for a complaint when he saw some suspicious activity taking place in the cemetery near Oakhill and Lincoln Street.
Officer Weir approached the subjects;
As the officer approached, Mr. Pittman tried walking away and Mr. Warner started to drive away.
Plymouth Police Officer Chad Beatty assisted and after a short investigation and the use of K9 Jax, officers located 16.7 grams of a Schedule II Narcotic and both subjects were taken into custody.
Michael Pittman was held with NO BOND for Dealing in a Scheduled Controlled Substance and Robert Warner was booked for Possession of a Controlled Substance 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.