A 62-year-old man is in custody for the poisoning of the trees at Auburn University’s Toomer’s Corner. Harvey Almorn Updyke, Jr. is charged with one count of first-degree criminal mischief. He is being held in the Lee County Detention Center on $50,000 bond.

Toomer’s Corner Trees: Toomer’s Corner Trees Poisoned, Likely Won’t Survive – WHNT

Okay, I’m glad he was arrested—and on my birthday.  I can’t believe that a person would be dumb enough to do this (esp. with a chemical that was highly regulated), then call a radio show and use his actual nickname and location, and just wait until he was found.  He might as well have turned himself in at the local police station. 

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Janet Morris

I'm from Huntsville, Alabama. I've got as many college credits as a doctorate candidate, and the GPA of some of them, too. I have a boss by the name of Amy Pond. She's a dachshund. My parents both grew up in Alabama.