Man steals mom's TV, returns it with police present

Man steals mom's TV, returns it with police present

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Brooks was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary, along with domestic violence and criminal trespassing in the third degree. Brooks was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary, along with domestic violence and criminal trespassing in the third degree.
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Athens police officers arrested a man after he came back to his mother's home, where officers said he had stolen a television set earlier in the evening.

Officers were called to a home on the 100 block of McClint Street Tuesday night. There, the victim told police her son had broken into her home and took a 22" flat-screen television.

While officers were on the screen, the son, Austin Gerard Brooks, returned to the home with the television.

Brooks was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary, along with domestic violence and criminal trespassing in the third degree.

He was taken to the police department and transferred to the county jail.

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