State Police Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Huntingburg Man

Gabberd (2009)

Gabberd (2009)

SPENCER COUNTY (NNDC/Indiana State Police) – Two men, one from Huntingburg, were arrested Wednesday night after an investigation into the theft and sale of a motorcycle.

This past Monday (May 4), Trooper Jeremy Galloway began an investigation into the possible theft of a 1998 BMW motorcycle from the home of Rosetta Allbright in Fulda. Allbright is away serving a prison sentence after she was arrested and convicted as part of last year’s Operation Big Brother drug sweep in Dubois County. Allbright was living in Dubois County at the time of her OBB arrest.

State police say Allbright did ask a friend to retrieve the motorcycle from the home of David Gabberd of Fulda who is Allbright’s ex-boyfriend.

State police say the 48-year old Gabberd informed the friend that the motorcycle and title were both gone and said he did not know where they had gone.

Walz (2007)

Walz (2007)

After searching impound lots in the surrounding counties, Trooper Galloway and Trooper Kurtis Blunk found that the motorcycle had been involved in a crash in Huntingburg on Tuesday. The bike was found in the impound lot at Kars Garage south of Huntingburg.

ISP says Trooper Galloway’s investigation discovered that Gabberd had sold the motorcycle to 38-year old Nathaniel Walz of Huntingburg.

ISP says at the time of the sale, both Gabberd and Walz knew that the motorcycle belonged to Allbright.

Galloway located both Walz and Gabberd at their residences Wednesday evening. They were both taken into custody and transported to the Spencer County Jail.

Both are charged with Level 6 felony counts of Receiving Stolen Auto Parts. Gabberd is also charged with Level 6 felony Criminal Conversion and False Informing; a Class A misdemeanor.

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