Marshall County Police investigated the report of a forcible entry at LaPaz Commons on Tuesday, July 25th

At approximately 3:00 PM Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the LaPaz Commons on Troyer Street in LaPaz about a residential entry.  Arriving on scene deputies located 20-year-old Fernando Ramirez of East Jefferson Street in Plymouth inside the residence.

Ramirez reportedly drove to the residence, forcibly entered the residence through a window, entered a locked bedroom, and engaged in a confrontation with the tenant of the residence. Fernando reportedly caused damage to the window and bedroom door.

Fernando Ramirez had an active warrant through Marshall County and had a stolen firearm.  He was also found to be operating a vehicle without ever receiving a license and was in possession of alcohol by a minor.

Ramirez was transported to the Marshall County Jail, booked for residential entry, possession of stolen property, criminal trespass, criminal mischief, operating a vehicle without ever obtaining a license, illegal possession of alcohol by a minor, and his active warrant and held on a $1,500 cash bond.

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