Archbold, OH

Police Receive Multiple Theft Reports In Area

Archbold Police officers received a number of theft reports recently.

Randy Dickman, Napoleon, told officers someone at 4:06 am Wednesday, Aug. 8, entered his unlocked pickup truck, parked in the Fypon parking lot, and took binoculars valued at $80, can of chewing tobacco, $3, and 15¢ in change.

The theft occurred between 10 pm Tuesday, Aug. 7 and 3 am the following day.

A theft was reported at Betty’s Restaurant at 6:04 am Aug. 8. The thief broke a window to gain entry, and took cash.

The theft occurred between 2:15 p.m. Aug. 7, and 5:50 am the following day.

Christina Rosales, 202 Middle St., told police at 9:05 am Aug. 8 someone entered her vehicle and took cash and compact discs while the vehicle was parked at her residence, between 12:30 am and 8:35 am Aug. 8.


Tara L. Michels, rural Bryan, told officers at 10:20 am Thursday, Aug. 9, a thief or thieves took her wallet while she was working at Sauder Woodworking. The theft occurred sometime between 5 am and 7 am that day.

Ruben Pagan, rural Defiance, reported his wallet was stolen from a desk drawer at Bil-Jax.

Pagan told police officers he put the wallet in the drawer about 2 am Aug. 9; He went home, forgetting he’d left the wallet in the drawer.

Upon returning at 9:45 pm Aug. 9, it was gone.

Fannie Flint, West Unity, told officers on Aug. 10 cash was missing from her wallet while she was at work at Fairlawn Haven, between 5 am and 7:30 am.


Jennifer Davis, Archbold, reported a bicycle stolen from the Archbold Swimming pool.

Martin Schmidt, Archbold police chief, said some of the incidents may be related. All are under investigation.


Men are never so likely to settle a question rightly as when they discuss it freely.- Thomas Babington

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