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. The Opelika-Auburn News (http://bit.ly/12RVcdW ) reports that Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III scheduled the hearing for Sept. 18. 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.
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.
Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III scheduled a hearing for Wednesday.
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.
Prosecutors also have asked the court to revoke Updyke's bond.
The Alabama football fan charged with poisoning Auburn University's landmark oak trees is free from custody following the completion of a mental evaluation.
A Lee County judge has released Harvey Updyke into the supervision of his daughter in Louisiana now that the psychiatric testing is done.
The Opelika-Auburn News (http://bit.ly/QtiQwJ ) reported Friday that the judge scheduled a competency hearing for Updyke for Dec. 10 in Opelika. Prosecutors requested the hearing.
Court officials in Lee County say a University of Alabama fan is due in court for a hearing on charges that he poisoned Auburn University's landmark oak trees at Toomer's Corner.
Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III scheduled a hearing for Thursday for Harvey Updyke.
Officials won't reveal what the hearing is about, citing a judge's gag order to limit publicity about the case.
Updyke is currently set for trial next month on charges of poisoning the trees. He recently got two new defense lawyers who could seek a delay to give themselves more time to work on the case.