UPDATE: 2 arrested for Subway robbery
PLYMOUTH —Quick response from local law enforcement after receiving a 911 call on Monday led to the arrest of two only minutes after one of the two allegedly robbed the Subway restaurant at the corner of Michigan and Jefferson Streets in Plymouth. The call came from the Subway at approximately 1:43 p.m.
According to the caller, the suspect had left the restaurant and was heading north on Michigan Street in a red Ranger vehicle.
Cpl. Ray West and Ptl. Nick Young were headed south on Michigan Street when they spotted the vehicle at approximately 1635 N. Michigan St. After making a quick turnaround and turning on emergency lights, Young attempted to stop the vehicle for questioning. However the suspect fled.
Police were able to stop the suspect’s vehicle on U.S. 30 West on the overpass of Western Ave.
The suspects were identified as Richard Allan Gill, 29, of Florida, and Leslie Anne Cesavice, 38, of South Bend. Both were lodged into the Marshall County Jail under charges of robbery and resisting law enforcement for Gill, and assisting in a robbery and resisting law enforcement for Cesavice.
According to the police report issued on the matter, the charges will be turned into the prosecutor’s office for review and possible additional charges. Officers were picking up ski masks used in the robbery along with an unknown amount of money along the side of the road. The vehicle was also impounded and inventoried.
Aiding in the investigation were investigators Leo Mangus and Ted Brown.
According to Plymouth Police Chief Jim Cox, Brown took statements from at least two patrons of the Subway.
The PPD was assisted in the traffic stop by the Marshall County Sheriff Department. Cox said additional PPD personnel helped to secure and photograph the scene.