On Friday, July 18th at approximately 11:15 p.m. an officer with the Marshall County Police Department attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle on Michigan Road near the intersection of 4A Road. The vehicle failed to stop and after a brief pursuit the vehicle pulled over on Michigan Road near 6C Road.
The police investigation determined the driver, 38 year old Honey Ugarte-Chacon from Mexico was under the influence of alcohol. He is currently residing in Goshen for work, however is only in the United States for a brief time for work. He was booked into the Marshall County Jail following a certified test.
Ugarte-Chacon was charged with Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Endangering a person, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated with a BAC more than .08%, and Operating a Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a License. His bond was set at $4,500 which was paid on Saturday morning at 11:10. Ugate-Chacon was given a court date of August 5 in Superior Court #2 for his initial hearing.
Marshall County Police was assisted by officers with the Plymouth Police Department.
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