On Tuesday, September 26th, at approximately 10:00 A.M. the Marshall County Police Department was advised of a wanted person driving a gray 2005 Ford Ranger east on U.S. 30 near the West County Line. A short time later, an officer from the Marshall County Police Department performed a traffic stop on the vehicle on U.S. 30 near State Road 17.
During the investigation, it was found that the driver of the vehicle, David R. Palm age 64 of Knox, had an active arrest warrant from Pulaski County. Also, during the investigation at the scene, suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.
David R. Palm was arrested at the scene and transported to the Marshall County Jail for Possession of Methamphetamine, as a level 6 felony, and Possession of Paraphernalia, as a class A misdemeanor. He was also held on the Pulaski County arrest warrant. The Marshall County Police Department was assisted by the Plymouth Police Department at the scene.
Mr. Palm will appear in Marshall Superior Court II 2 on October 17th.
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.