February 17, 2011

Harvey Updyke arrested in connection with Toomer's Corner tree poisoning

Authorities believe they have found the "Al in Dadeville, Alabama" who called a sports talk show to brag about having poisoned Auburn University's two iconic oak trees at Toomer's Corner. Harvey Almorn Updyke, 62, of Silver Hill Road in Dadeville, Ala., was arrested and booked into the Lee County Justice Center this morning, said Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones.

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