Speedwell woman accused of Claiborne ATM theft

A Speedwell woman is charged in the theft of an ATM from inside a Claiborne County bank.

Amy K. Brooks, 30, is accused of burglary, theft over $10,000 and vandalism over $10,000. She already faces prosecution for prior crimes, according to the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office.

Other arrests are expected.

Deputies responding to a burglar alarm call found busted windows and a missing ATM about 7:35 p.m. Tuesday when they arrived at Commercial Bank in Speedwell.

Shortly after midnight, officers found a suspect vehicle in a remote part of Speedwell, according to the Sheriff's Office. They also found the missing ATM.

Brooks is being held in the Claiborne County Jail with no bond.

Sheriff David Ray praised officers and investigators for their quick work.


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