03/05/14 On Friday, February 28th at 1:49 P.M. Plymouth Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Oak Drive at US 30. As Officer Bob DeLee arrived on the scene he was advised that one of the occupants in one of the vehicles had been transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center for treatment. The other vehicle driven by 35 Maria G. Arias De Perez of Plymouth had left the scene of the accident. Perez was seen leaving the accident in a black Lexus heading eastbound on US 30. The vehicle was located shortly after leaving the scene and stopped on Oakhill Avenue. Maria Perez was taken into custody for Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident and transported to the Marshall County Jail and held on a $755 cash bond. She was released later that day at 5:56 P.M. after posting bond and received a Superior Court II date of March 18th to appear.
On Saturday, February 1st at 12:18 P.M. Officer Derek Workman conducted a traffic stop at Michigan and Harrison Streets. The driver, 34 year old Eric L. Patrick of Knox was found to be driving While Suspended with a Prior charge. He was taken into custody and transported to the County Jail where he was held on a $755 cash bond. Patrick bonded out that afternoon at 2:10 P.M. He will appear in Marshall Superior Court II Date on April 29th. The vehicle that Mr. Patrick was driving was released to a female passenger that possessed a valid driver’s license.
On Sunday, March 2nd at 6:18 A.M. Officer Ryan Richey responded to 1278 Dora Lane in reference to suspected battery. Arriving at the location an investigation was started. 25 year old Elmer E. Alfaro and 31 year old Cara N Pittman both residence of the location were taken into custody for Domestic Battery. Both were transported to the Marshall County Jail with bonds set at $755 bonds.
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