On October 20, 2018, Auburn Police arrested Jamario Emanuel Mitchell, age 25, from Auburn, on warrants charging him with Burglary 3rd Degree, Theft of Property 4th Degree, Giving False Information to a Law Enforcement Officer, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
At about 7 p.m. Saturday, Auburn Police responded to a burglary in progress call at an apartment complex in the 200 block of South Gay Street. Officers arrived on the scene and were informed that no one had permission to be inside of the residence. Once officers approached the residence they contacted Mitchell, who was exiting the apartment carrying property. He was immediately detained and provided false identifying information to officers when questioned. Once taken into custody a quantity of marijuana and drug paraphernalia were discovered in his possession. The case remains under investigation; more charges are possible.
Mitchell was transported to the Lee County Jail where he was being held on a $7,000 bond.