Police investigating 6 years of embezzlement from Goshen church

The pastor of Goshen First Brethren Church told police someone had been embezzling money from the church for the last six years.

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Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 3:45 p.m.

GOSHEN — Goshen police are investigating a case of embezzlement from a local church spanning at least six years.

The Rev. John Drexler, pastor of Goshen First Brethren Church, 213 W. Clinton St., contacted police Wednesday, Aug. 6, to report the embezzlement, according to a Goshen Police Department report.

Police said in an email that they are working with the church’s accounting service provider to determine exactly how much money was taken.

No suspects have been arrested and no charges have been filed at this time, police said.

Drexler declined to comment on the situation.


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