A man was arrested at an Olive Garden restaurant on Monday, July 18 after allegedly trying to use a stolen credit card to pay for his meal and threatening the owner of the card with a gun when confronted.
Brandon Nusbaum was arrested after Mishawaka Police Department officers were called the the restaurant for a report of a man with a gun. He was arrested on the charges of unlawful carrying of a handgun and two counts of theft.
ABC 57 News states that the victim of the alleged credit card theft arrived at the restaurant to confront the suspect, identified as Nusbaum. Nausbaum then allegedly showed a handgun in his waistband and threatened to shoot the victim.
When officers arrived at the restaurant, they found Nusbaum had locked himself in the bathroom.
While patting him down, officers found a .177-caliber Sig Saur p320 handgun with a magazine in Nusbaum’s pocket. Officers also found several stolen credit cards that Nusbaum attempted to flush down the toilet.
Restaurant staff reported that they saw the pistol in Nusbaum’s waistband and said he had been causing issues with another man.
Nusbaum is being held at the St. Joseph County Jail on a $2,000 bond and is due in court on August 10.