On Sunday night, March 3rd, around 10:20, Deputy Matt Geiger with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department stopped a white Dodge Durango for speeding in the area of U.S. 30 and Iris Road.

The driver, Fidencio Diaz Jr., 33, of Ft. Wayne had a suspended driver’s license with a prior conviction.

Mr. Diaz was arrested for driving while suspended prior and

transported to the Marshall County Jail. He was given a court date and a cash bond of $500.  In less than an hour he bonded out. 

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.