On Thursday, October 13th at approximately 5:00 p.m. a Marshall County Sheriff’s Department Deputy conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle in the area of Novelty Street and Walnut Street in Plymouth.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as 33-year-old Andres Rosas of Plymouth. The passenger of the vehicle was identified as 40-year-old Roland Carrillo of South Bend.
During the traffic stop, Marshall County Sheriff Department K9 Officer Diesel conducted an open-air sniff around the vehicle. Upon doing so, K9 Officer Diesel alerted to the presence of narcotic odors in the vehicle. Suspected cocaine and marijuana were located inside the vehicle.
Andres Rosas and Rolando Carrillo were transported to the Marshall County Jail.
Rosas was booked for Possession of Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug less than 5 grams when an enhancing circumstance applies and Possession of Marijuana with a prior drug offense conviction.
Carrillo was booked for Possession of Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug less than 5 grams 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 by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.