On Wednesday, April 7th at 1:44 A.M. Deputy Wozniak with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the 5000 block of Queen Road for a male asleep in a vehicle on the side of the roadway.
As Deputy Wozniak arrived to the location he located 46 year old Jerry McMahan of Walkerton, asleep in the backseat of the car with the car still being in the roadway.
McMahan was under the influence of alcohol and was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was held on the charge of Public Intoxication with bond set at $255.
He was released later that day after posting bond and was giver a Marshall County Superior II court date of May 11th .
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 jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.