Officer Schieber with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop Wednesday morning, May 17th, just after 5 on a speeding vehicle near Western Avenue and Markley Drive.
During the officer’s investigation, the driver was identified as 30-year-old Mario Tochimani-De Hilario of North Michigan Street in Plymouth. The officer found that he had never been issued a driver’s license and had multiple prior convictions.
Tochimani-De Hilario was arrested and booked into the Marshall County Jail for Operating without ever obtaining a license with priors. He was held on a $500 cash bond.
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