Officers from the Plymouth Police Department with the assistance of members from the Unit Narcotics Investigation Team (UNIT) conducted a traffic stop at Western Avenue and Council Drive Monday afternoon about 4 p.m.

During the investigation it was determined that 37-year-old Josh Heitlage of Nappanee was arrested for driving after being adjudged a Habitual Traffic Violator.   He was also in Possession of Marijuana.

A passenger in the vehicle, 38-year-old Chris Marks of Bremen was also taken into custody for Dealing Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Obstruction of Justice.

Both males were transported to the Marshall County Jail.   Heitlage and Marks were both held on a $1,500 cash bonds.  

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.