On Sunday, August 8th Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department responded to the report of an unknown problem at the Oak Ridge Trailer Park just north of U.S. 30 just before 6 p.m.
After an investigation Rafael Garcia-Velasquez, 35, of the trailer park at 2401 North Michigan Street was arrested for domestic battery and strangulation. He was held in the Marshall County Jail on a $1,500 cash bond and given a September 7th initial hearing in Marshall Superior Court III.
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 jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.