On Thursday, January 12th while working DUI patrol, Officer Vinson with the Plymouth Police Department observed a northbound vehicle speeding on Michigan Street near Baker Street just after 6 p.m.

A traffic stop was initiated at Prices Pond and the driver was identified as 23-year-old Jose Alvarez-Salinas of Washington Street in Plymouth. During the investigation, Jose was found to have an Identification card only through Illinois and had never received a driver’s license.

Jose Alvarez-Salinas was detained and transported to the Marshall County Jail without incident and booked for Knowingly or Intentionally Operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license.

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.