Officer Fisher with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop at LaPorte and Center Streets Friday, March 29th at about 6:30 in the evening on a vehicle that disregarded a stop sign.

During the traffic stop, the officer determined that the driver, Jonny Zuniga-Lanza, 36, of LaPaz had never been issued a driver’s license.

Zuniga-Lanza was taken into custody and transported to Marshall County Jail and booked in for operator never license.  He was given a court date and cash bond that was paid within 30 minutes and he was released.

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.