• David Smith

Man found inside apartment complex gym, arrested for multiple charges


On Nov. 27, 2017, a man was arrested on multiple charges after Tallahassee police responded to a suspicious person report. When they arrived, police found 23-year-old Justin Evans inside the apartment complex's gym.

According to WCTV, the call was made at 11:07 p.m. at an apartment complex located near the Florida State University campus.

“The TPD determined that Evans had been living in the gym for a short time and had an active warrant for his arrest,” according to WCTV.

Later in the investigation, police found several different stolen items. “Police say the stolen items came from residential and vehicle burglaries,” according to WCTV. The stolen items belonged to victims inside the complex and residences around the gym.

Not only did Evans receive multiple theft charges, but he also received the following charges: providing a false name, resisting an officer, and possession of cannabis and a Schedule II controlled substance.

According to WCTV, “Evans was arrested and booked into the Leon County Detention Facility on Monday."