About 9:30 in the morning Officer Enyart conducted a traffic stop on North Michigan Street in the Duke of Oil parking lot. The vehicle that was operated by 40-year-old James Hoover.
Hoover held a suspended Indiana driver’s license and upon further investigation was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana and methamphetamine.
James Hoover was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a $1,500 cash bond that was paid about 2 hours later. He was released with an initial hearing in Marshall Superior Court II on June 1st.
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.