News & Updates
Month: September 2016

Arrests Made in Wednesday Night Dollar General Robbery

Huntsville Police Department Robbery Investigators have charged two men, 21 year old William Pritchett and 22 year old Roylonzo Rhodes-Chapman, with Robbery.  The arrests stem from the Wednesday night armed robbery of the Dollar General at Independence Drive and Jordan Lane.   Officers responded to a robbery [more]

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Arrests Made in Thursday Night Kangaroo Robbery

Huntsville Police Department Robbery Investigators have charged two men, 22 year old Dimari Thomas and 24 year old Kristopher Williams, with Robbery.  The arrests stem from the Thursday night armed robbery of the Kangaroo convenient store at Jordan Lane and Holmes Avenue.  Both men are [more]

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Incident Review Board Finds Officer-Involved Shooting Within Policy

The Huntsville Police Department has released the Incident Review Board findings from an officer-involved shooting on September 17.  The shooting at 8212 Bailey Cove Road resulted in the death of 45 year old Robert Young.  Two officers were placed on administrative leave until the Incident [more]

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Missing Person

The Huntsville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing person.   Yureli Vazquez, an 18 year old female from Huntsville, last spoke to family members approximately a week ago.  She is 5 feet tall, 100 pounds, and has black hair and [more]

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HDT Announces Huntsville Expansion

And it’s a big one – HDT Global will add at least 120 jobs and an investment of $4 million in its Huntsville-based plant. HDT is a provider of highly engineered, application-specific solutions for military, civilian, commercial and industrial customers. Read HDT’s official news release announcing its Huntsville expansion “We are proud [more]

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Voting YES on Amendment 11 Means Jobs for North Alabama

North Alabama leaders are asking citizens to vote YES on Amendment 11 when they head to the polls November 8. Mayor Tommy Battle, Chamber of Commerce President Chip Cherry, State Senator Steve Livingston and State Representative Anthony Daniels held a news conference Wednesday to advocate the [more]

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Mayor Battle Presents Key to the City to General Via

The Commanding General of the Army Material Command (AMC), General Dennis Via, met with Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle today at City Hall. Mayor Battle presented General Via with a key to the city to honor the retiring commanding general and thank him for his tremendous service to [more]

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Police Identify Pedestrian Killed in Accident

The Huntsville Police Department has released the identity of a man killed in a Monday night accident on Jordan Lane near Bob Wallace Avenue.   Police responded to a traffic accident involving a pedestrian around 9:15 p.m. on Monday.  It appears 67 year old Ernest Pope of Huntsville was [more]

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One Year In – A Conversation with Police Chief Mark McMurray

As Huntsville Police Chief Mark McMurray looks up from his desk, with manila files staggered in one neat row, other material perfectly organized, he sees the whiteboard on the opposite wall. There, in multiple colors, he has neatly written tasks to be accomplished. Some already have [more]

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Investigators Need Help Identifying Sexual Assault Suspects

The Huntsville Police Department is investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the area of Meridian Street and Davis Drive on the morning of September 24.   At approximately 1:05 a.m. Saturday, two males allegedly forced the victim into a car at gunpoint on the campus [more]

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