On Wednesday, July 27th at approximately 9:15 at night, a deputy with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle in the area of the Pilot Travel Center in Plymouth.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 25-year-old Ashley New of Winona Lake. The other occupants of the vehicle were identified as 30-year-old Nathan Prater of Winona Lake, 31-year-old Cameran Carver, and 29-year-old Latisha Williams both of Leesburg.
During the traffic stop, Marshall County Sheriff Department K9 Officer Diesel conducted an open-air sniff around the vehicle. K9 Diesel alerted to the presence of narcotic odors in the vehicle and suspected fentanyl was located inside the vehicle.
New, Prater, Carver, and Williams were transported to the Marshall County Jail. While at the jail, suspected marijuana was located on Latisha Williams’ person.
Ashley New, Nathan Prater, and Cameran Carver were booked for possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug. Latisha was booked for possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug and possession of marijuana.
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.