January 10, 2018

East Stroudsburg man arrested on drugs, weapons charges


STROUDSBURG - Monroe County District Attorney’s Office Detectives along with help from Monroe County Domestic Relations Investigators and officers from the East Stroudsburg University Police Department arrested Keith Tompkins, 52, of East Stroudsburg, at a local hotel.

Domestic Relations investigators had an outstanding warrant for Tompkins for failure to pay child support. They had received information that Tompkins was staying at the Days Inn Hotel located at 838 Seven Bridges Road in Smithfield Township. Domestic Relations contacted the District Attorney’s Office, requesting assistance.

Hotel staff said Tompkins was supposed to be out of the room by 11:00.  Detectives found him still in the room at 11:30. 

After arresting Tompkins, detectives found a loaded 9mm handgun, approximately 20 grams of cocaine, 40 grams of marijuana, cannabis oils, several packets of heroin, and approximately $12,000 US Currency.

Tompkins is charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility, and flight to avoid apprehension. 

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