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Marshall Goldberg, 55 was arrested on July 22, 2011 at 4:15 p.m. in Frazier Park for allegedly kidnapping his mother from Oregon. If you have had contact with Goldberg, please contact Editor@MountainEnterprise.com [FBI photo]
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Doris Goldberg, 85 was discovered Friday, July 22 at a Frazier Park motel, according to an FBI report. She is said to be suffering from Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The FBI said she was allegedly kidnapped from her home by her son Marshall Goldberg,55 while under the care of another son in Ashland, Oregon. [FBI photo]
Frazier Park (Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 7:30 a.m.)—Data has now been received from the Frazier Park substation and the Kern County Sheriff’s office about this incident. Marshall Goldberg, 55 was staying at a motel in Frazier Park on Mt. Pinos Way when he was apprehended. He is alleged to have kidnapped his mother from the home in Oregon where she was living with another adult son. According to official reports, Doris Goldberg, 85 has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
This Kern County Sheriff’s report is dated Saturday, July 23 at 7:43 p.m.
On July 22, 2011, at approximately 4 p.m., deputies received information that a subject wanted by the FBI, Marshall Goldberg, was possibly in the area of Mt. Pinos Way and Johnson Road in Frazier Park. Deputies conducted a record’s check and confirmed two warrants had been issued for Goldberg’s arrest for the kidnapping of his 85 year old mother from her home in Oregon. Deputies searched the area and located Goldberg and his mother in the 3000 block of Mt. Pinos Way. Goldberg was arrested and booked into the Kern County Jail.
A record check confirmed the elderly woman had been reported as an At Risk Missing Person in Jackson County, Oregon. Deputies determined she was unable to care for herself and placed a mental health evaluation hold on her for her protection. She was transported to Kern Medical Center via ambulance for medical evaluation.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI were contacted and arrangements were made for the woman to be safely returned home.
Frazier Park ( Friday, July 22, 2011 at 8:49 p.m.)—The Mountain Enterprise now has the complete FBI release about this matter, including the arrest of Marshall Goldberg, 55 and the recovery of Doris Goldberg, 85. This is the report from the FBI:
CALIFORNIA MAN ARRESTED IN KIDNAPPING OF MOTHER FROM OREGON
Kern County (California) Sheriff’s deputies arrested 55-year-old Marshall Goldberg Friday at about 4:15 pm at a motel in Frazier Park, California. Goldberg’s 85-year-old mother, Doris, was found safe. She is undergoing a medical evaluation at a nearby hospital this evening. Doris Goldberg was considered endangered because she has Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Frazier Park is about an hour south of Bakersfield.
Deputies were alerted to Goldberg’s location after some citizens, who had seen the recent publicity about this case, contacted them and told the deputies that they believed Goldberg was staying at that motel. Goldberg faces charges [of] kidnapping, custodial interference and contempt of court charges out of Jackson County (Oregon) for taking his mother from her Ashland home in May. The FBI recently obtained a federal fugitive warrant for Goldberg.
Goldberg is in the Kern County Jail. In the coming days, it will be up to Jackson County authorities to arrange Goldberg’s extradition back to Oregon.
Frazier Park (Friday, July 22, 2011at 7:45 p.m.)—An Ashland, Oregon woman named Doris Goldberg, 85 who is said to be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, is reported to have been found in a motel in Frazier Park, according to FBI sources.
The Oregonian has reported that her son, Mitchell Goldberg, 55 was arrested and charged with kidnapping. He will be extradited back to California, they said. On July 20 a report was published asking for the assistance of Oregon citizens in locating the pair. It said that Doris Goldberg had been living with another son until May, when Mitchell took her from the home.
No mention was made of the name of the motel where the two were found in Frazier Park, or of the involvement of local Kern County Sheriff’s deputies. More will be reported as it is available.
This is part of the July 22, 2011 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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