Early this morning on July 13, Bend Police apprehended a burglar in south Bend on Fishhawk Loop in the Greatwood area. A homeowner surprised James Vogel, a 26 year old Bend resident, as he was attempting to break into his residence. Vogel fled and attempted to leave the area, but the home-owner phoned the police with the alleged burglar’s description.
When police responded to the scene, they located Vogel and took him into custody without incident.
|James Vogel, DCJ Photo |
Further investigation revealed that Vogel had been specifically looking for unlocked homes and vehicles, and that he had attempted to gain entry to several homes and autos in the area.
Vogel has been charged with Burglary I, Attempted Burglary I, Unlawful Entry to a Motor Vehicle, and Assault 4 (Domestic).
Sgt. Koester of the Bend Police Department reminds Bend residents that “Citizens should remember to lock all of their doors and windows, and to not leave valuables in their vehicles.”