On Wednesday, November 9th, around 6:30 in the evening Officer Ayala with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of U.S. 30 and Pioneer Drive in Plymouth.
The driver, 40-year-old Heather Egger of Leesburg was found to be under the influence of drugs and the officer began a DUI investigation. Heather was transported to Plymouth Hospital for a chemical test and was given jail clearance. She was then transported to the Marshall County Jail where she was booked and lodged for: Operating a motor vehicle While Intoxicated on a Controlled Substance, Possession of Cocaine or Narcotic Drug, and Possession of Marijuana. Heather Egger was given a court date and a bond of $1500.
***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.