Wanted man from East Stroudsburg arrested at hotel, faces new charges

Keith Tompkins was wanted for not paying child support. He was arrested in Smithfield Township and will face new charges, after police say he had guns and drugs on him.

Keith Tompkins, wanted by police for failing to pay child support, has been arrested and is now facing new charges.

The Monroe County District Attorney's Office says Tompkins was found at the Days Inn Hotel in Smithfield Township.

Officials say Tompkins had a loaded handgun, around 20 grams of cocaine, 40 grams of marijuana, cannabis oils, heroin, and approximately $12,000 in the hotel room.

Tompkins is now being 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.

Detectives say Tompkins told them he rented a vehicle and a hotel room to evade police because he knew that he had a warrant and did not want to go to jail.


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