On Tuesday, March 15th at approximately 4:30 in the afternoon Officer David Finn conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Western Avenue.
After a brief investigation, the driver, 20-year-old Alex Weiss of W. Monroe Street was arrested for an active warrant in Marshall County. The warrant was for Dealing in a Controlled Substance.
Weiss was transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked in on a $5,000 cash bond. The bond was paid just after midnight and he was released.
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.