Theft of Property Arrest in Auburn

July 16, 2013

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013 the Auburn Police Division arrested Anson M. Tompkins, age 25, of Valley, Alabama, and charged him with Theft of Property 1st Degree, Public Intoxication, Rendering False Information to Law Enforcement, and Escape 3rd Degree.  At approximately 3:40 a.m. this same date patrol officers responded to the parking lot of an apartment complex located in the 300 block of South College Street in reference to the report of a person attempting to steal a motorcycle.  Upon arrival officers contacted Tompkins and took him into custody.  He was transported to the Auburn Police Division’s detective section to be interviewed.  While at the police building Tompkins bolted from custody but was quickly apprehended in an adjoining parking lot.  Tompkins was then transported to the Lee County Detention Center where he is currently being held on a $9,500 bond.