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Plymouth Police Department Adds New Officers

Published: April 23rd, 2013

The Plymouth Police Department’s ranks are growing, with the addition of three new academy-trained officers to the force. Jeremy Enyart previously worked for the Argos Police Department. Matt Emenhiser was an officer with the Marion P.D., and Ben McIntire received his training while he worked for the Bourbon Police Department. Plymouth Clerk-Treasurer Toni Hutchings administered their oaths of office Monday morning. All three were offered conditional employment in January by then-Chief Jim Cox, who noted the department received more than a dozen applications for the three openings. They have since completed the testing process and pension board approval. They will complete the department’s field training process by working with other officers before taking to the road on their own.

Marshall County Coroner, ISP Investigating Death of Inmate

Published: April 8th, 2013

police investigation 2Neither violence nor foul play are suspected in the Sunday morning death of an inmate at the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Plymouth. Authorities there say 44-year-old Kerry A. Pinder of Culver had been jailed since early Saturday morning following his arrest by Plymouth Police for operating while intoxicated. He was awaiting release at the time of his death just before 11 a.m. An autopsy is scheduled today. When an inmate in custody dies, the Indiana State Police and coroner are the lead investigators.


Plymouth Man Arrested after Scuffle with Police

Published: April 4th, 2013

Allen Biggers

Allen Biggers

A simple arrest warrant procedure turned into a complicated situation for officers from the Plymouth Police Department on Monday.

Plymouth Police Department Detective Sgt. Leo Mangus was in the process of serving an arrest warrant for Theft on 19-year-old Allen Biggers at his home in the 300 block of Kingston Road when Biggers became agitated and refused to comply with instructions given to him by the officers.

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Pedestrians Treated and for Minor Injuries After Being Hit by a Truck

Published: March 29th, 2013

Two women who work in the Marshall County building were treated at a local hospital for minor injuries sustained yesterday as they were struck by a truck while walking to work. The incident occurred just before 8 a.m. at the corner of Jefferson and Center Streets in downtown Plymouth. Police there say Timothy J. Patterson, 42, of Plymouth, was blinded by the sun as he was turning left from Center Street onto Jefferson Street and did not see the women crossing the street. Catherine A. Hamman of Plymouth was treated at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth for a concussion, Angela L. Wilson of Plymouth received stitches to her face for some minor cuts. Hamman told the police officer she and Wilson were talking as they crossed the street with the light and did not see Patterson’s truck before it hit them.

New Plymouth PD Chief Appointed

Published: March 25th, 2013
Plymouth Police Chief David Bacon

Plymouth Police Chief David Bacon

A Plymouth police veteran is now at the helm of the department he has called home for 22 years.

Dave Bacon was just recently named the Plymouth police chief.

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Police Turn Bomb Threat Suspect Over to Proseuctor, Probation

Published: March 22nd, 2013

police investigation 2A police report concerning the case involving a 15-year-old Plymouth High School student who reportedly admitted to writing a bomb threat on the boys bathroom wall in the high school on Jan. 23 is now in the hands of the Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney and the Marshall County Probation Department.

 Plymouth Police Chief Dave Bacon said they have been investigating the incident since it happened and had narrowed the suspect pool down to a few students and then this student confessed to the act.

 The student had reportedly written that a bomb would go off in the high school library at noon on January 24. Several police agencies searched the school and didn’t find any evidence of a bomb.

 The student allegedly told police that he never meant any harm to students or faculty.

 The Marshall County Probation officer and Prosecutor David Holmes will make a decision on what the juvenile’s charges will be and a decision has not been made yet.

Plymouth High School Student Admits to Writing Bomb Threat

Published: March 21st, 2013

A Plymouth High School student has reportedly admitted to writing a bomb threat that shut down the school for a few hours on January 24.

A 15-year-old male student came forward Monday and admitted to Plymouth police that he wrote the bomb threat on the boys restroom wall. The student allegedly expressed to police that he had no intentions of harming other students or faculty.

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Plymouth Police Find Wanted Suspect, Meth Lab, Make Seven Arrests

Published: March 15th, 2013

A Plymouth Police Officer who hoped to serve one felony warrant at a Garro Street residence Wednesday night ended up taking seven people to jail and busting a meth lab.

Travis W. Gibson, 23, of Plymouth, was the subject of the warrant, which charges him with burglary, residential entry and dealing, delivering and manufacturing methamphetamine. A search of the residence turned up an illegal drug lab in the trunk of Gibson’s car, according to the Plymouth Police. Gibson now faces additional charges. Read the rest of this entry »

Four Suspects Have Yet to Appear in Court on Meth Charges

Published: March 12th, 2013

Four people arrested on an alleged meth-related charges have yet to appear in Marshall Superior Court for their initial hearings.

Jordan Bunton, Kim Frazier, Adam Wagers, and Dianna Watson were arrested on Thursday, March 7 after officers from the Plymouth Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police executed a search warrant at 1008 Plum Street.

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Plymouth Couple Jailed Following Meth Lab Discovery

Published: March 4th, 2013

A Plymouth couple is jailed without bond after a police officer reportedly found a meth lab in their vehicle during a traffic stop. Roy A. Atkins, 35, and his wife Trudi A. Atkins, 32, were arrested by Plymouth Police Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of a store at Oak Drive and Jefferson Street. The officer who stopped their vehicle noted a strong chemical smell, according to the arrest report. A search turned up an active meth lab and numerous other meth-related items in the back.

Plymouth man indicted on murder and drug charges

Published: February 27th, 2013

A Plymouth man facing murder and drug charges is jailed in Marshall County on a $100,000 bond after a Marshall County Grand Jury returned a two-count indictment late Tuesday. The charges against Olan Q. Howard, 37, stem from the May 19 murder of Stephen O.Vires of Argos. Court documents indicate that crime occurred while dealing in heroin or morphine. Plymouth Police arrested Howard within a few hours of the formal charges being handed down. His initial hearing has yet to be scheduled.

Meth Lab Bust Leads to Several Arrests

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: February 18th, 2013

 Several people were arrested Friday afternoon when Plymouth police officers were called to an apartment complex in response to a man who had allegedly violated a no-trespass order for the property. Tyler Byers was reportedly seen going into apartment number 24 at Country Place Apartments, and officers traveled to the apartment and stumbled upon an unexpected scene.

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Charges filed against Karma robbery suspect

Published: February 14th, 2013

 The 17-year-old Grovertown man police say robbed a Plymouth store at knifepoint will be charged as an adult. Corey Michael Sobieck is charged with armed robbery and intimidation. Both are class B felonies, and each carries a maximum of 20 years in prison. Police say Sobieck walked into the Karma Records store about 5:20 Monday evening, brandished a knife at the clerk, threatened to murder her and grabbed cash from the register. Plymouth Police apprehended him a short time later and recovered the knife in some nearby weeds. Sobieck is also on juvenile probation in Starke Circuit Court for conversion.

Grovertown Man Arrested in Armed Robbery Incident in Plymouth

Published: February 13th, 2013

 The suspect in an alleged armed robbery incident at Karma Records in Plymouth has been identified.

Cory Michael Sobieck, 17, was arrested on a preliminary charge of Armed Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, a Class B Felony after he allegedly brandished a knife and demanded money and threatened an employee at the business. He did get away with an undisclosed amount of cash and was taken into custody about 15 minutes later. Plymouth police did find a knife in his possession that was reportedly used in the armed robbery.

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