12/16/13 On Wednesday, December 11th the Plymouth Police Department received a report of a theft from Rent-A-Center in Plymouth. Personnel at Rent-A-Center told officers that 36 year old Jeremy Spencer of Mishawaka and his wife had rented merchandise in August of 2013. They had determined that the rented items had sold on Craigslist. Detective Leo Mangus with the Plymouth Police Department confirmed that the items had been sold on Craigslist. Mr. Spencer and his was had moved from Plymouth to Mishawaka where he was later located on Thursday, December 12th. Spencer was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a charge of Theft. He was booked in on a $5,000 cash bond. Officers noted that Mr. Spencer is currently on probation in St. Joseph County regarding a Theft conviction.
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