owi-arrestOn Thursday, June 6th just before 10 p.m. the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department received a call in reference to a single vehicle accident on Underwood Road south of 4B Road.

Officer Rans arrived on the scene and began an investigation.  He determined that alcohol was a factor in the crash.  The driver, 39 year old Jesse Whitmer of Walkerton was arrested for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.

Jesse Whitmer was lodged in the Marshall County Jail and issued a Superior II court date of June 25.


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.