Officers with the Plymouth Police Department investigated three Domestic Battery situations over the weekend and a Battery. They arrested three people.
On Friday, May 5th at 1:15 in the afternoon Sergeant West was dispatched to Jefferson and Walnut Streets about a male punching a female. Following an investigation, 18-year-old Caleb Carpenter with a Holland Street in Bremen address was arrested and lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Battery with bodily injury.
Just before 4 P.M. Friday Officer Baker responded to 2220 Lake Avenue for the report of a disturbance. Arriving on the scene he contacted 46-year-old Griffin Sterling of the Lake Avenue address. After an investigation, it was determined that a battery had occurred in the 1100 block of Sycamore Street and another battery took place in the 2200 block of Lake Avenue. Griffin Sterling was taken into custody and transported to the County Jail. He was booked for Battery, Domestic Battery, Intimidation, Interference in Reporting a Crime, Criminal Mischief, and Public Intoxication. Sterling was held on a $10,000 cash bond.
Monday morning, May 8th at 4:10 Officer Enyart was dispatched to the Economy Inn at 2535 North Michigan Street for a female who claimed she had been battered by her boyfriend. Officer Enyart located 45-year-old James Watts of Plymouth in a verbal argument with another male on the second-level walkway. Following an investigation Watts was arrested for Domestic Battery and lodged in the County Jail on a $500 cash bond.
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