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58-year-old man from Valpo arrested for 0.384 per mille alcohol

A call to the Marshall County dispatch center regarding a possible drunk driver on Thursday evening, May 30th shortly before 7 p.m. ended with an arrest.

Officers from the Plymouth Police Department were dispatched to 421 S. Michigan Street when a caller reported a male driver pulled up behind them in a vehicle who appeared to be intoxicated.

Officers found the man, Nickolas Riley, 58, of Valparaiso, standing in the middle of the roadway. While speaking with Mr. Riley, officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. It was later determined that Mr. Riley had been drinking and was extremely intoxicated. He was arrested and taken to Plymouoth Hospital for a certified test. The certified test result showed a blood alcohol content of .384.

Nickolas Riley was subsequently arrested and taken to the Marshall County Jail, where he was booked on charges of drunk driving and a previous conviction.

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 that a crime has been committed. Defendants are presumed innocent throughout the trial and are entitled to representation by counsel and to a jury trial, where the State is required to present evidence beyond a reasonable doubt before a verdict of guilt can be entered..