The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a single-vehicle accident between a car and a pole in the 6000 block of Plymouth-Goshen Trail at 7:43 Sunday evening.

Responding deputies were told the male involved in the accident was walking away from the crash. He was stopped by Bremen Police Officers and identified as Troy L. Bowman, 42, of the 4400 block of East Shore Drive in Bremen.

The officer’s report states that Troy Bowman had been drinking and was taken to the Plymouth Hospital for a certified test. He had a blood alcohol content of .16%. Mr. Bowman was treated and then taken to the Marshall County Jail where he was charged with a felony for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident along with Possession of Marijuana.

Mr. Bowman was given a court date and a cash 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.