A Plymouth Police Officer was informed that a person was suspected of smoking marijuana in Centennial Park on Tuesday, June 6th at about 9 p.m.  The officer was told the suspect was at the basketball courts on the northeast side of Centennial Park.

The officer observed the suspect vehicle committing traffic infractions while leaving the park and a traffic stop was initiated.

K9 Officer Baker and his partner, Castor, assisted during the traffic stop and indicated the presence of narcotics.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 18-year-old Brady Hoover of 9th Road in Plymouth.  He was arrested as a result of the officer’s investigation. Hoover was transported to the Marshall County Jail and is facing potential criminal charges for Possession of a Control Substance within 500 feet of a park/school, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia.


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.