Three Arrested on Check Fraud, Theft Charges



Jennifer Krueger
Wendy Milton
Autumn Burnham

Three people are in custody on check fraud and theft charges from CJ Poly in Plymouth.

An investigation by the Plymouth Police Department reportedly found that a previous employee, Autumn Burnham, created checks without authorization. Burnham, 32, along with 35-year-old Jennifer L. Krueger and 39-year-old Wendy A. Milton allegedly cashed these checks totaling approximately $20,000 at Lake City Bank in Plymouth.

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Security to Tighten at Marshall County Museum

Staff members at the Marshall County Museum and officers from the Plymouth Police Department are working to keep surveillance around the building to ensure safety.

Executive Director Linda Rippy told the Marshall County Commissioners Monday morning that juveniles have become a problem as they are getting on top of the museum’s roof. She said it’s dangerous with electric obstacles and the overall safety issue of being on the roof. Plus, it’s unlawful.

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Two Pedestrians Stuck by Vehicle

Two people were injured after being struck by a passenger vehicle on North Michigan Street in front of McDonald’s just after midnight on Saturday.

Plymouth police say 21-year-old Virginia Owens and 24-year-old Akashdeep Singh of Plymouth were walking across Michigan Street headed west and were struck by a southbound vehicle driven by Franxesca Dilone, 42, of Plymouth.

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Juvenile Arrested after Stabbing Incident

A juvenile was seriously injured in a stabbing incident in Plymouth Tuesday night.

Plymouth police say that a juvenile was cut by another juvenile while in the area of the Webster Center. The suspect was later found and taken into custody, but not before resisting officers in the process, according to a press release.

The victim was transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to a trauma center. The juvenile’s condition is unknown.

The suspect was placed in a juvenile detention facility. Police are seeking charges of battery with a deadly weapon and resisting law enforcement.

Bourbon Woman to Pay $18,000 Restitution, Following Martin’s Supermarket Theft

A Bourbon woman accused of stealing more than $30,000 from a Plymouth grocery store will only have to pay back about $18,000. Halie Zimmerman, 20, allegedly stole the money while she was working at Martin’s Supermarket last year. She’s agreed to pay back just under $18,000 as part of a plea agreement accepted last week in Marshall Superior Court I.

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Plymouth City Council Discusses Police Department Salaries

Officers with the Plymouth Police Department will be getting a raise.

Councilmen Don Ecker, Jr., Gary Cook and Bill Walters conducted a wage study with other departments around the area and found that Plymouth isn’t as competitive with wages as surrounding departments. The base salary was one of the lowest in departments comparable to the Plymouth Police Department.

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Plymouth Man Charged with Dealing Meth

Wesley Henry

A Plymouth man is the Marshall County Jail after officers allegedly found him in possession of drugs.

A patrolman with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, with the assistance of officers from the Plymouth Police Department, executed an arrest warrant at the Red Rock Inn on Saturday evening. When Wesley Drew Henry, 27, was placed into police custody on a warrant, officers allegedly found several grams of methamphetamine and marijuana in his possession along with drug paraphernalia.

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South Bend Man Arrested in Theft, Pursuit Incident

A South Bend man was taken into custody early Monday morning after allegedly stealing items from a Plymouth business and fleeing.

A Walmart representative notified police of a theft from the store. Police say the suspect, later identified as 40-year-old Sulton Williams, pushed a cart full of unpaid items out of the store and into an awaiting vehicle with a male driver. Williams reportedly put a computer, DVD player and some cat food into the white Ford Fusion, but left behind other items and fled in the vehicle.

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Indiana State Police Investigate Overdose Call in Plymouth

An investigation is underway following a drug overdose at the Red Rock Inn in Plymouth on Thursday.

According to a report from the Indiana State Police Bremen Post, two ISP troopers responded to a 911 call at the motel and found an unresponsive man on the floor. When officers checked the man he did not have a pulse and was not breathing. The woman who called for help told officers the man had used heroin. Two doses of Narcan were administered and after two minutes of CPR the man began to breathe. Plymouth EMS staff arrived at the scene to resume medical care. The man was transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and later released.

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