Atmore man charged in home burglary

Published 4:26 pm Saturday, March 17, 2012

An Atmore man found himself behind bars Friday morning after allegedly burglarizing a home in the 400 block of Poplar Street Saturday.


Toney M. Keith, 36, was taken into custody by Atmore police officers Friday at approximately 8:40 a.m. on Peachtree Street and charged with burglary in the second degree, theft of property in the second degree and fraudulent use of a credit card.

Keith was transported from Atmore Jail to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton where he is awaiting a bond hearing.

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Atmore Police Chief Jason Dean said he could not provide any more details on the case.