On Friday, October 22nd, at 7:13 in the evening, a Marshall County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on 19th Road near Linden Road on a gray 2007 Honda passenger car.
During the traffic stop, the driver, 41-year-old Dustin A. Kanschat of Plymouth was found to be driving on a suspended license and had an active felony warrant through Marshall County.
Marshall County canine “Irok” was used for a free-air sniff around the exterior of the vehicle and alerted to the presence of narcotics. The vehicle was searched, and the officer located a methamphetamine pipe and controlled substance pills.
Dustin Kanschat was transported to the Marshall County Jail and processed for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of a Schedule I-V Controlled Substance, and Possession of a Legend Drug.
He was held with NO BOND on the warrant and a $1,500 cash bond on the new charges.
Marshall County Police were assisted by Argos Police and Lyon`s Wrecker Service.
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.