04/23/14 On Monday April 21, Patrolman Bryant with the Marshall County Police conducted a traffic stop on two vehicles in the area of U.S. 30 and Oak Road for speeding. One of the vehicles was a blue passenger car. The Officer made contact with the driver, identified as Justine Ambrose, and detected an overwhelming odor of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Plymouth Police Departments Officer Weir and K9 Jax were requested and arrived a short time later.
Jax indicated the presence of narcotics in the vehicle and a subsequent search was conducted. During the search officers located marijuana. Ms. Ambrose was then arrested for the offense. She was transported to the Marshall County Jail where she was given a $4,500.00 cash bond for having similar pending charges and for being an out of state resident.
On Tuesday April 22, Patrolman Bryant conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Harrison St. and Oak Road for speeding. During the stop Officer Weir and K9 Jax were requested. Jax indicated the presence of narcotics in the vehicle and a subsequent search was conducted.
Both subjects were transported to the Marshall County Jail where they are being held on a variety of charges.
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.