On Monday, August 1st, shortly after 2:00 AM, Deputy Wozniak with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department initiated a traffic stop on a black 2012 Dodge pickup truck in the area of Pioneer Drive and US 30.

During the course of the traffic stop, a Starke County K9 officer was requested to the scene. The canine alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle, 36-year-old Scott M. Weaver of 7th Road in Plymouth resisted officers at the scene.

During a probable cause search of the vehicle, officers located a large amount of substances that tested positive for heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine. Officers also located multiple syringes, marijuana, controlled substance pills, and other items associated with the use of narcotics.

Scott Weaver was taken to the Marshall County Jail and processed for Dealing a Narcotic Drug, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Syringe, Possession of a Legend Drug, Possession of a Controlled Substance, 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.