ShopliftingOn Friday, March 16th Plymouth Police Officer Ben McIntyre was dispatched to the Kroger store on North Michigan Street for a shoplifter.

Speaking to the manager he told Officer McIntyre said 66 year old Steve Townsend of Rochester was concealing merchandise on his person and did not pay for the items when he left the store.

Townsend was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked in for Theft.


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