02/25/14 On Monday, February 24th at 4:23 A.M. Plymouth Police Officer Gary Cleveland initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Michigan Street and Hoham Drive on a speeding vehicle. During the investigation it was discovered that 21 year old Oscar Romero of Plymouth had never been issued a drivers licensed. Mr. Romero was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail for Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Every Receiving a License. Romero was booked on a $255 bond and was released at 5:40 A.M. after posting bond. He received a March 18th date to appear in Marshall Superior Court II for his initial hearing.
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