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Plymouth Man Charged with Battery to Law Enforcement after Punching Officer

August 20, 2017
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arrested_handcuffsOn Thursday, August 17, officers with the Plymouth Police Department were alerted that 22 year old Zachery Cowger was at a resident on Clark Street. Cowger had a felony warrant for his arrest.

 When Officer Chad Beatty arrived at the residence Cowger was sitting on the front porch.  He was advised by the officer to turn around and place his hands behind his back.   As Officer Beatty attempted to place Zach Cowger in custody, Cowger turned and punched Officer Beatty.

 Officer Beatty proceeded to take Cowger into custody and transported him to the Marshall County Jail.

Cowger was booked for the Warrant, Resisting law Enforcement and Battery to Law Enforcement Officer.

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.