For the second time this month, Huntsville councilman Devyn Keith has had his shoplifting trial date rescheduled, this time until August 22.
Huntsville Councilman Devyn Keith filed a motion Monday to have his bench trial regarding multiple shoplifting charges delayed to give him more time to review related video evidence.
According to court documents, Keith also waived arraignment, and a bench trial date has been set for May 10.
Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Kieth was removed from the council’s finance committee and had a travel request denied on Thursday during his first full council meeting since being arrested and accused of shoplifting from local Walmarts.
Some offered encouragement and prayer while others tried to claim Keith was the victim of a racially-motivated arrest.
"I didn’t come here to discuss anything. That's what court is for. What I've owed you is accountability, and I will never be distracting from the business of this great city.”
Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith allegedly committed 31 thefts from three different Wal-Marts in Huntsville from Nov. 2022 to Feb. 2023, according to documents obtained by WAFF on Wednesday.
Huntsville City Councilman Devyn Keith is facing additional theft charges following his arrest last week, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) on Tuesday.
Huntsville city councilman Devyn Keith claims his recent shoplifting arrest was due to failure to pay for a $20 pair of headphones at self-checkout.
A Huntsville city councilman was arrested Thursday and charged with shoplifting from a Walmart.