On Saturday, January 6, at approximately 4:45 in the afternoon, Plymouth Police conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of West Washington and North Walnut Streets. During the investigation, it was discovered that the driver of the vehicle, 48-year-old Jose Alvarez-Salinas of Plymouth was operating the motor vehicle without a valid license. He was taken into custody and transported to Marshall County Jail. Salinas was booked in for operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a driver’s license.

On the morning of Sunday, January 7th, at approximately 2:30 a Plymouth Police Officer initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Oak and Jim Neu Drives for a moving violation. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 24-year-old Ernest A. Lumbi-Montoya of Plymouth. Montoya was determined to have never obtained a driver’s license with a prior conviction of operator never licensed.

At approximately 8:25 pm Sunday, January 7th, Officer Mark with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a moving violation at Michigan and Jefferson Streets. During the traffic stop, it was determined that 22-year-old Eveling Torrez of Plymouth was operating the motor vehicle without ever obtaining a license. Eveling was arrested and booked into the Marshall County Jail for operating without ever obtaining a license.

Officer Weir conducted a traffic stop at Pioneer Drive and Lincolnway West on Monday, January 8th at 10:50 in the morning.  25-year-old Reynaldo Josue Martinez-Gutierrez was arrested for operator never being licensed.  He was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a cash bond. 

Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is a mere 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.