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Indiana State Police arrested a former Oakland City restaurant manager for allegedly stealing over $36,000 from the owner of Mom’s Diner in Oakland City.

Indiana State Police Detective Tobias Odom initiated a criminal investigation on August 30th after receiving information from the restaurant owner regarding a significant amount of missing money.

Roger Norrick, 54, of Oakland City, was the restaurant manager and responsible for calculating daily sales and making nightly deposits.

The investigation revealed Norrick allegedly stole over $36,000 between January and August 2019.

After reviewing this investigation, Gibson County Prosecutor’s Office issued a warrant for Norrick’s arrest.

He was arrested at 10:40 this morning at his Oakland City residence without incident. Norrick was taken to the Gibson County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.

Arrested and Charges:

  • Roger S. Norrick, 54, Oakland City, IN
  1. Theft, Class 6 Felony

Investigating Officer: Detective Tobias Odom, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Oakland City Police