Officers from the Plymouth Police Department arrested two individuals early Friday morning for driving without licenses. 

Just before 1 a.m. Officer Fase with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a Tan Suzuki, traveling South on Michigan Street.  The driver, 23-year-old Elmer Jimenez-Valle of Plymouth was found to have never obtained a driver’s license.  He was arrested and booked into the Marshall County Jail on a charge of operating without ever obtaining a license.

Officer Mark with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for multiple infractions at about 3:30 Friday morning. During the traffic stop, the driver was identified as Jose Solis, 59 of Plymouth. During the investigation it was determined Jose Solis had never obtained a driver’s license and is a habitual traffic violator. Jose Solis was transported and lodged into Marshall County Jail for operating without ever obtaining a license and a habitual traffic violator.

On Monday’s What’s Your Opinion Show, Laura Mann and Kathy Bottorff will be talking with Ed and Norma Rodriquez about the difficulties the Hispanic population has in obtaining an Indiana driver’s license.  The show starts right after the 9 a.m. news and the Rodriquezs will be on at about 9:30.  Tune in to FM 106.1 or AM 1050 to hear and participate in the interview.  Questions and comments can be called in at 574-936-4098.  Please be respectful on the air to everyone.     

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