On Monday, August 24th at 12:04 A.M. Officer Wallace with the Plymouth Police Department was dispatched to a Welfare Check from a 3rd party caller, whose friend had been involved in a domestic battery. Upon arriving to the 1400 block of Kenwood Avenue an investigation revealed that 39 year old, Rafael J Arriaga of Plymouth had battered a female in their residence on Kenwood Avenue. Mr. Arriaga was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was held on the charge of Domestic Battery in the presence of a child, Level 6 Felony with bond set at $1,505.
Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is a mere 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.