On July Saturday 9th, at 8:15 in the evening, a caller advised the Marshall County Dispatch Center of a possible drunk driver headed north on State Road 17 in the area of Rose Road.
Deputy Matt Geiger located the suspect vehicle and made a stop for driving behavior on State Road 17 near Glen Overmyer Drive.
It was found that the driver, Jose P. Lacy, 19, of Indianapolis, had been drinking. Ms. Lacy was given field sobriety tests and a certified breath test. She tested at .13% BAC and was arrested for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Minor Consuming Alcohol. She was also found to be in possession of a counterfeit ID Card showing a false age.
Jose Lacy was taken to the Marshall County Jail and charged with OWI, Minor Consumption, and Possession of a Counterfeit government issues ID. She was given a court date of July 18th in the Marshall County Superior Court II and held on a $1500 cash bond.
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.