Officer Smith with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on Wednesday, July 28th at approximately 12:50 in the afternoon at the Speedway Gas Station in LaPaz.

After an investigation David Rhoades, 32, of Plymouth was arrested for Possession of Cocaine or Narcotic Drug and Unlawful Possession of a Syringe.

David Rhoads was lodged in the Marshall County Jail on a cash bond of $1,500.

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.