On Sunday, February 27th about 5 p.m., Plymouth Police units were dispatched to a male subject shoplifting items in the Plymouth Walmart.

Walmart loss prevention attempted to stop 51-year-old Matthew Rice from Walkerton.  He did not comply with employees.

Rice also resisted the lawful commands of police at the scene. He was then detained and found to be a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm without a permit.

Matthew Rice as transported to the Marshall County Jail.

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.