On April 23, 2017 the Plymouth Police Department received a report regarding a sexual assault to a 13 year old female that allegedly happened in September of 2016.
The suspect was identified as 20 year old Edgar Herrera of Plymouth.
Detective Leo Mangus with the Plymouth Police Department investigated further and charges of Child Molesting as a Level 3 Felony were filed by the Prosecutor’s Office.
An Arrest Warrant was issued for Edgar Herrera on May 4 and he was arrested and booked in the Marshall County Jail on May 7. Herrera is being held on a $25,000 cash bond.
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.