arson-arrest1Plymouth Police made an arrest on Tuesday evening for a charge of arson.

On Tuesday the Plymouth Police Department received a report that a wooden bench that had been set on fire using an accelerant in the 300 block of North Plum Street.   The fire had been extinguished.

During the incident investigation the suspect name of Ray Weist was developed.

Plymouth Police Detective Leo Mangus located the suspect Wednesday morning, November 9th and after questioning, 58 year old Ray C. Weist he was booked into the Marshall County Jail for Arson and held on a $1,500 cash bond.


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