Man arrested after trying to buy ATVs with counterfeit checks

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

On August 27 at 7:04 p.m., the Plymouth Police Department received a report in reference to a counterfeit check in the amount of $11,000.00 that had been presented at Turn One Motorsports to purchase a Polaris Ranger all-terrain vehicle.

The vehicle was scheduled to be picked up the following day. The man produced an identification indicating his name was Jason Milton. Examination of the check and identification revealed that they were counterfeit.

Other cycle shops in the area were notified of this activity. On the evening of August 28, North End Cycle Shop in Elkhart reported that this suspect was there attempting to purchase a Polaris Ranger ATV.

A counterfeit check was confiscated by the Elkhart P.D. Plymouth P.D. Officers then transported the suspect, who was eventually identified as Armen Jerome Sylvester, to the Marshall County Jail.

Sylvester was booked regarding Forgery, Counterfeiting, Attempted Theft and Identity Deception. His bond has been set at $10,000.00 cash.

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