02/11/14 On Thursday, February 6th at approximately 10:00 P.M. Plymouth Police Officer Bridget Hite responded to Wal-Mart in reference to two males shoplifters that were heading out of the store. Arriving at the store, officers located one male who was attempting to walk out of the store with merchandise in his pockets that had not been paid for. The other male was located and taken into custody. After a brief investigation the two male shoplifters were identified as 21 year old Jessie S. Huerta of Plymouth and 24 year old Kyle I. Benson of Plymouth. Both subjects were transported and lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Theft. Their bonds were set at $1,505 for Mr. Huerta and Mr. Benson’s bond was set at $3,005. Huerta was released on Friday, February 7th at 12:50 A.M. after posting bond. He received a Superior Court I date of March 18th. Benson was released on Saturday, February 8th with No Judicial Review.
On Friday, February 7th at 7:35 P.M. Officer Chris Miller responded to the Penguin Point parking lot in reference to suspicious activity. After arriving at the restaurant and conducting a short investigation, 28 year old Rob W. Werentz of Plymouth was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant. Mr. Werentz was transported and lodged at the Marshall County Jail and held on the active warrant. He was later charged with Possession of Marijuana after it had been located on his person at the jail. Werentz’s bond was set at $3,005.
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