Detective Sgt. Jonathan Bryant with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department stopped a vehicle on U.S. 31 at U.S. 6 on Friday evening, January 12th, and ended up arresting a Plymouth man with suspected fentanyl.   

During the stop, K9 Diesel was utilized, and a subsequent search of the vehicle was conducted. County officers located a small amount of suspected Fentanyl inside.

The driver, 34-year-old Douglas Howard of West Madison Street in Plymouth, was arrested and transported to the Marshall County Jail.  He was booked in for driving while suspended with a prior charge and possession of a narcotic drug.

Doug Howard was released on Sunday, January 14th at 5 p.m. for no judicial review. 

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