On Thursday, August 31, at approximately 11:45 p.m. a Marshall County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Deputy conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle in the area of U.S. 30 and Pioneer Drive.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 41-year-old Ralph Dunston of Valparaiso.

Mr. Dunston had two active warrants through Marshall County. He also was found to be driving with a suspended license through Ohio.

Ralph Dunston was transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked for Driving While Suspended as a Class A Misdemeanor and his two active warrants.

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.