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Mentone Man Arrested at Pilot Truck Stop for OWI

MugShot_Robert MorganThe Marshall County Sheriff`s Department was contacted Sunday night about 8:15 about a possibly impaired driver in the parking lot of the Pilot Truck Stop at 10619 9A Road in Plymouth. The caller advised that the driver had struck a concrete barrier near one of the fuel pumps before parking to get fuel.

The suspect vehicle was located by Officer Jordan Rans  and an Operating While Intoxicated investigation was conducted.   The investigation revealed that 53 year old Robert L. Morgan of Mentone was over three times the legal
alcohol limit.

Morgan was lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated .15% or higher, Operating While Intoxicated-Endangering, and Intimidation on a Law Enforcement Officer.  His cash bond was set at $4,500.

A hold was also placed on Mr. Morgan for an active arrest warrant out of Kosciusko County.

Mr. Morgan was issued a Superior 2 court date of November 13.


Listeners and 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.