Atmore man arrested, charged with attempted theft of property

Published 4:34 pm Friday, February 24, 2023

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An Atmore man was arrested Feb. 22 on an attempted theft of property charge, according to police officials.


Atmore Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said at approximately 7:52 p.m. on Wednesday, APD officers responded to the 300 block of Howard Street in reference to an attempted theft.

McMann said when officers arrived on the scene, they were advised that a white male, later identified as Bradley Auston Baker, 28, of Atmore, allegedly attempted to steal a vehicle.

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“Officers found Baker a short distance away and took him into custody,” he said.

Baker was charged with attempted theft of property I and was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton.