Officer Bennett located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop with the vehicle in the area of State Road 17 and 10B Road.
The driver was identified as 21 year old Blake Smith of Plymouth was found to be under the influence of alcohol and taken to Plymouth Hospital for a certified test, which later showed Blake to be almost three times the legal limit of alcohol.
Blake Smith was lodged into the Marshall County Jail for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a Person and Operating a Vehicle With An ACE of .15 Or More 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.