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Plymouth Man Arrested for Fly Swatter Battery to a 1 Year Old

October 10, 2018

MugShot_Jesus VasquezA Plymouth man is sitting in the Marshall County Jail, being charged for Battery to a victim less than 14 years of age. 

On Tuesday, October 9th at 4:30 p.m. the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department was contacted in reference to a one-year-old child being battered with a fly swatter by an adult.

Deputy Jordan Rans investigation the allegation and determined that 50-year-old Jesus B. Vasquez 3919 Michigan Road in Plymouth be arrested for the Battery to a child less than 14.  That charge is a Level 6 Felony.

Vasquez was held on a $1,500 cash bond and given an initial court date of October 23rd in Marshall Superior Court II.


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.