Three Gomer burglaries within a block reported same morning

March 21, 2013

GOMER — Three Gomer residents living within a block of one another have reported burglaries into detached buildings, with tools that have gone missing.

The three residents, who all live in the 4100 and 4200 blocks of West Lincoln Highway, reported the burglaries between 7:30 and 9 a.m. Tuesday to the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.

Pamela Joseph, 44, said someone went inside her detached garage and stole items. Edward Baden, 76, said someone stole items from his shed on West Lincoln Highway. And Chris Sterling, 61, said tools were stolen from his workshop. Various tools and power tools were stolen from all three places.

Allen County Detective Damian Tibbs is investigating the incidents.