Marshall man charged with driving while revoked

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Saline County Prosecutorís Office filed the class E felony of driving while revoked/suspended against Charles Perkins, 42, of Marshall, Thursday, Oct. 5.

According to the probable cause statement, a Marshall Police Department officer was traveling southbound of U.S. Highway 65 when he observed a 90s model Mitsubishi traveling northbound. The driver appeared to be Perkins, whom law enforcement officers knew to have a revoked driverís license from past law enforcement investigations. Another check of Perkinsí license showed it was still revoked.

The officer reportedly turned around and attempted to catch up to the vehicle, following it until it stopped in front of apartments, the report states. Perkins allegedly stated the vehicle was having issues with motor mounts and he was trying to drive it back to town.

A warrant was issued Oct. 6, with a $7,500 cash or surety bond.

Editor's note: Charges contained in reports provided by law enforcement officials are not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting charges must be presented before a jury, whose duty is to determine if the accused is guilty or not guilty of the charges.