On the evening of Tuesday, December 26th, a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding on U.S. 31.  While talking with the driver an odor of marijuana was detected. The driver, 33-year-old Kennedy C. McClellan admitted to smoking before he left the house.  

Field sobriety testing was conducted, and McClellan was transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked in for possession of marijuana and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering.  He was held on a $1,500 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.