Child Soliciation on Snapchat smallThe Marshall County Sheriff`s Department obtained a complaint of alleged improper communication through Snapchat, between an adult from Walkerton and a 14 year old child on May 10th.

The Marshall County Sheriff`s Department started an investigation and the information found was turned over to the Marshall County Prosecutor`s Office. The Division of Child Services was also contacted and provided assistance in the investigation. A Probable Cause Affidavit was completed and presented to one of the county Judges for review and he issued arrest warrants for two individuals.

MugShot_raymond grossmanThe alleged suspect, 39 year old Raymond Grossman of Plymouth was booked into the Marshall County Jail on June 6th for Child Solicitation, a level 5 felony.  He is being held in the Marshall County jail on a $25,000 cash bond. 

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 38 year old Heather S. Dare of Walkerton was arrested on June 6th for Neglect of a Dependent, as level 6 felony.  She was lodged in the County Jail on a $1,500 cash bond. 


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