Officer Kyrnock with the Plymouth Police Department was dispatched to Wal-Mart for a possible fraud being committed by a male and female on Thursday, May 12th about 5:45 in the evening.

During the investigation, 40-year-old Eric Bingman of Newaygo, MI lied about his identity and was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and fake government identification.

40-year-old Erica Mitchell of Grand Rapids, MI was found to be in possession of paraphernalia.

Both subjects were incarcerated at the Marshall County Jail.  Mitchell was held on a $100 cash bond and Bingman was held on a $500 cash bond. 

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