On Monday, July 3rd at about 1:30 in the morning, officers from the Plymouth Police Department were called to 1701 West Jefferson Street to investigate a suspicious vehicle.

During the investigation, multiple subjects were located nearby. As city officers were identifying all the subjects, it was determined that Brian Napierkowski, 39 of South Bend had active felony warrants out of St. Joseph County. Napierkowski was transported to the Marshall County Jail and held with no bond for the felony warrants and on a $250 cash bond for the additional criminal charge of possession of marijuana.

A little later on in the morning of July 3rd, at approximately 4 a.m, Plymouth Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Water and Washington Street for a suspicious male walking up to homes and shining a flashlight.

City officers were provided a clothing description and began to check the area. A short time later, a male matching the description was located in the area of Garro and Plum Streets.

During the investigation, Gary Beatty, 36, of Kenilworth Road in Argos was taken into custody and found to be in possession of a syringe. He was transported to the Marshall County Jail and booked in for Resisting Law Enforcement and Possession of a Syringe and held on a $1,500 cash bond. 

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.