Officers with the Plymouth Police Department arrested three individuals between December 12th and the 14th for Operating Without a License.
On the morning of Tuesday, December 12th, at approximately 5:30, Officer Schieber conducted a traffic stop on Jefferson Street, near Beerenbrook Street after observing a vehicle that was driving west on Jefferson without taillights. As the officer attempted to catch up to the vehicle, it was determined that the vehicle was over the posted speed limit. During the traffic stop, the officer identified the driver as 21-year-old, Nuvia Hernandez-Hernandez, of the 600 block of South Michigan Street in Plymouth. Hernandez was determined to have never been issued a driver’s license. She was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail. Hernandez was bonded out within the hour.
On Wednesday morning of December 13, just after 2 Officer Witkowski initiated a traffic stop at U.S. 30 and Oak Drive on Luis Aguilera-Gonzalez, 27, from Fort Wayne for exceeding the speed limit. During the investigation, it was discovered that Aguilera-Gonzalez was operating a motor vehicle without having obtained a driver’s license. He was transported to the Marshall County Jail. Gonzales was released on bond with 15 minutes of his arrest.
At 1:10 on Thursday morning, Plymouth Police Officer Fase conducted a traffic stop at Harrison Street and Oak Drive. Following an investigation, it was determined that the driver, 60-year-old Ernesto B. Lopez Ruiz of Plymouth had never been issued a driver’s license. Ernesto was placed under arrest and transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked for Operator Never Licensed.
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