News Staff Report
Details were not immediately available, but the Escambia County Detention Center website shows that an Atmore man remained behind bars late Monday, May 8, after his May 7 arrest on an auto theft charge.
The jail website shows that Steven Gage White, 27, was arrested by sheriff’s officers and is charged with one count of first-degree theft of property (auto).
First-degree theft occurs when the value of the property stolen exceeds $2,500. The crime is a Class B felony, for which a conviction could result in a prison sentence of 2-20 years.