Marshall County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a vehicle that had slid off the roadway in the area of 14500 Lincoln Highway Plymouth on Saturday, January 20th at about 1 a.m.
An off-duty officer from another county was on the scene and believed the female to be intoxicated. After investigation, it was found that there was probable cause to arrest the driver for Operating While Intoxicated Endangerment.
51-year-old Jacqueline Heckathorn of Walkerton was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a $1,500 cash bond. Heckathorn was released just before 6 p.m. Saturday on 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.