Tuesday afternoon, November 29th about 2, Plymouth Patrolman Bob DeLee was dispatched to Arby’s when a female employee discovered her phone had been taken from an area only accessible to employees.
Officer DeLee made contact with 18 year old Austin Compton at a residence in Briarwood since he had left work during the time the phone was taken.
Following a brief investigation Mr. Compton directed police to a location in the back yard where the phone was located.
Austin Compton was arrested into booked into the Marshall County Jail for Possession of Stolen Property.
Listeners and readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.