Abingdon Police Department
For Immediate Release
On Saturday, August 1st, 2015, at approximately 5:00AM, Officer J.N. Carty of the Abingdon Police Department was patrolling the 300 block of Trigg Street when he observed a male subject crouched down behind the Trigg Street Church of God. When the officer stopped to investigate further, the subject tried to flee the scene on a bicycle. The subject was apprehended after losing control of the bicycle and crashing in the church parking lot. The man was identified as Mitch D. Warner, 33, of 202 Trigg Street Apartment 8, Abingdon, Virginia.
Warner, who had one outstanding warrant for Disorderly Conduct in Public Places, in violation of § 18.2-415 of the Code of Virginia, and one summons for Punishment for Using Abusive Language to Another, in violation of the § 18.2-416 of the Code of Virginia, was taken into custody and transported to the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail. The outstanding warrants were served on Warner and an additional warrant for Possession of Burglary Tools, in violation of § 18.2-94 of the Code of Virginia, was issued by the magistrate. Warner is being held in jail without bond.
Pictured: Mitch D. Warner, 33, of 202 Trigg Street Apartment 8, Abingdon, Virginia.