Man charged with  burglary and  criminal trespassing


The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested 31-year-old Dustin Joshua Abbott in Speake after officers were alerted to a trespasser in the area, according to a sheriff’s report.

Deputies were called to a residence in the 8000 block of Alabama 36 in Speake on Tuesday, April 28. On scene, deputies found Abbott and a truck that had been reported stolen earlier that day from a Lauderdale County business, the report said.

At the time of his arrest, Abbott was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, third-degree burglary, third-degree trespassing and second-degree criminal mischief.

 He is being held in the Lawrence County Jail with a hold on bond by the Florence Police Department.

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