Columbus man arrested on marijuana, battery charges

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Edward Goebel

4 fast facts:

  • Stabbing occurred in Columbus Saturday night.
  • Victim said he got into argument with man across the street.
  • Edward Goebel allegedly stabbed the victim during the argument.
  • Goebel faces charges of battery with serious bodily injury and possession of marijuana.

COLUMBUS, Ind.– Columbus police arrested a man in connection with a stabbing that occurred over the weekend.

Officers responded to the 4600 block of Breckridge Drive just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday and found a man holding a towel against his stomach.

The victim stated he went across the street to speak to Edward Goebel, 46, and an argument began. He claimed Goebel stabbed him during the argument.

Officers arrested Goebel and began searching for a knife. They reportedly found a box in a trash can which contained marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Goebel faces preliminary charges of battery with serious bodily injury, possession of marijuana over 30 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police say they are still investigating the incident.

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