Tuesday morning, March 15th a motorist was called in as a possibly impaired driver.

Officer Paul Stamper was able to get him stopped in the 400 block of West Washington Street.  

An investigation was completed, and 18-year-old Joseph A. Morales Jr of 3rd Street in Plymouth was arrested for OWI on a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, illegal possession of a firearm, disregarding a stop sign and driving left of center.

Joseph Morales was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a $1,500 cash bond. 

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.