Harvey Updyke http://apr.org en Attorney for Harvey Updyke Says Client is Indigent http://apr.org/post/attorney-harvey-updyke-says-client-indigent <p>Auburn University officials have testified about the hundreds of thousands of dollars they say the school has spent because of the poisoning of the oak trees at Toomer's Corner.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The testimony came during a hearing Wednesday before Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker to determine how much restitution Harvey Updyke should pay for poisoning the famous oak trees.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Walker did not rule and gave attorneys 30 days to submit briefs.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Updyke's attorney, Andrew Stanley, said his client is indigent and only has $630 to his name.<br> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:22:40 +0000 The Associated Press 38180 at http://apr.org Attorney for Harvey Updyke Says Client is Indigent Hearing to Determine Restitution for Auburn Trees http://apr.org/post/hearing-determine-restitution-auburn-trees <p>A judge will hold a hearing to determine whether University of Alabama fan Harvey Updyke should pay Auburn University about $1 million for poisoning its landmark oak trees.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Opelika-Auburn News (http://bit.ly/12RVcdW ) reports that Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III scheduled the hearing for Sept. 18.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The hearing is to determine whether Updyke must pay restitution for killing the trees at Toomer's Corner. Auburn fans traditionally rolled the trees with toilet paper after a big win.<br> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:17:06 +0000 The Associated Press 34449 at http://apr.org Hearing to Determine Restitution for Auburn Trees Updyke Due in Court for Auburn Tree Case http://apr.org/post/updyke-due-court-auburn-tree-case <P>University of Alabama fan Harvey Updyke is due in court for a hearing leading up to his trial on charges of poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees.</P> <P>Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III scheduled a hearing for Wednesday.</P> <P>Walker is set to consider several motions filed by lawyers in the case, possibly including a defense request to move the trial outside of Lee County.</P> <P>Prosecutors also have asked the court to revoke Updyke's bond.</P> <P>Updyke is set for trial April 8 on charges of poisoning Auburn's oak trees at Toomer's Corner. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:26:45 +0000 The Associated Press 24870 at http://apr.org Updyke Due in Court for Auburn Tree Case Tentative Trial Date Set In Auburn Tree Poisoning http://apr.org/post/tentative-trial-date-set-auburn-tree-poisoning <P>A tentative trial date has been set for Harvey Updyke Jr., the man accused of poisoning the Toomer's Oaks at Auburn University with a powerful herbicide during Auburn's national championship run in the 2010 football season.</P> <P>Updyke is scheduled to appear in court April 8.&nbsp;A hearing will also be held Feb. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:49:18 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 23011 at http://apr.org Tentative Trial Date Set In Auburn Tree Poisoning Auburn Seeks Input on Future of Toomer's Corner http://apr.org/post/auburn-seeks-input-future-toomers-corner <P>Auburn University is seeking input from students, faculty and residents on what Toomer's Corner should look like if the iconic oak trees have to be destroyed after they were poisoned.</P> <DIV> <P>The Opelika-Auburn News reports (http://bit.ly/11bFHSk) that feedback is being sought in the form of an online survey from now until Jan. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:38:02 +0000 The Associated Press 22939 at http://apr.org Auburn Seeks Input on Future of Toomer's Corner Wednesday Hearing in Auburn Tree Poisoning Case http://apr.org/post/wednesday-hearing-auburn-tree-poisoning-case <p>A Lee County judge handling the Toomer's Oaks poisoning case will consider a request from prosecutors Wednesday to revoke the bond for 64-year-old Harvey Updyke.</p><div><p>The Opelika-Auburn News(<a href="http://bit.ly/UPLpoC"><u><font color="#0000ff">http://bit.ly/UPLpoC</font></u></a> ) reports that the district attorney's office based its request on Updyke being arrested in Hammond, La., where he was accused of threatening an employee at a home improvement store.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:33:14 +0000 The Associated Press 22880 at http://apr.org Wednesday Hearing in Auburn Tree Poisoning Case Mental Evaluation Done, Updyke Free from Custody http://apr.org/post/mental-evaluation-done-updyke-free-custody <DIV> <P>The Alabama football fan charged with poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees is free from custody following the completion of a mental evaluation.</P> <P>A Lee County judge has released Harvey Updyke into the supervision of his daughter in Louisiana now that the psychiatric testing is done.</P> <P>The Opelika-Auburn News (<A href="http://bit.ly/QtiQwJ"><U><FONT color=#0000ff>http://bit.ly/QtiQwJ</FONT></U></A> ) reported Friday that the judge scheduled a competency hearing for Updyke for Dec. 10 in Opelika. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 14:27:02 +0000 The Associated Press 21392 at http://apr.org Mental Evaluation Done, Updyke Free from Custody Auburn Toomer's Corner poisoning trial delayed http://apr.org/post/auburn-toomers-corner-poisoning-trial-delayed <p><b><font face="Arial">A judge is delaying the trial of an Alabama fan accused of poisoning Auburn&#39;s cherished Toomer&#39;s Corner oak trees.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">Defense attorneys for Harvey Updyke have asked the judge to move the trial to a different location. Judge Jacob Walker said Thursday that he would set a hearing date to consider the request.</font></b></p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:03:37 +0000 Associated Press 1226 at http://apr.org Auburn Toomer's Corner poisoning trial delayed