On Saturday, May 30th at 6:36 P.M. Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy Gorny while working patrol observed a vehicle traveling south bound on US 31 at an excessive speed. Deputy Gorny conducted a traffic stop on US 30 on that vehicle. The driver identified as 20 year old, Derrell Ewing of South Bend was found to be in possession of Marijuana and a handgun without a permit. Ewing was taken into custody and booked into the Marshall County Jail.
Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is a mere 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.