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STAC Agents and Decatur Police Make Meth Seizure

August 25, 2017 Click to view STAC Agents and Decatur Police Make Meth Seizure

Agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) along with Decatur Police conducted an investigation involving the trafficking of meth in the Madison/Morgan County area.  The investigation resulted in the arrests of Corey Hart, 37, and Jerome Casteel, 41, and the seizure of approximately one pound of methamphetamine.   On August 21, STAC Agents stopped Hart and Casteel at the Express Food Mart on Hwy. 72 in Gurley.  The [more]

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UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Labor Prisoner Captured

August 25, 2017 Click to view UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Labor Prisoner Captured

Huntsville Police have arrested an inmate who escaped from a work detail yesterday on Cleveland Avenue.  Jason Majors was taken into custody around 1:00 p.m. today at Propst Drugs on Pratt Avenue.   Officers responded to a call of a suspicious person inside the store and Majors was taken into custody without incident.  

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Prisoner Escapes from Inmate Labor Detail

August 23, 2017 Click to view Prisoner Escapes from Inmate Labor Detail

Huntsville Police are looking for a prisoner who escaped from an Inmate Labor detail around 2:30 today.  Police are searching for Jason Majors, 42 of Huntsville.   Majors was working as an Inmate Labor Trustee in the area of Church Street and Cleveland Avenue.  He is approximately 5’5”, 170 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair.  He also has a mustache with no beard.  He was last seen wearing his jail issued [more]

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Perfect Alignment Pet Adoption Special – Celebrate Monday’s Solar Eclipse by finding your new best friend

August 20, 2017 Click to view Perfect Alignment Pet Adoption Special – Celebrate Monday’s Solar Eclipse by finding your new best friend

Animal Services invites you to witness two lifetime events on Monday – the solar eclipse and finding your forever love! It’s our Perfect Alignment Pet Adoption Special, Aug. 21, when all adult dogs and cats can be yours – free of charge. Special exceptions apply to select pets. Adopted animals receive a microchip, rabies and other vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. Huntsville Animal Services’ regular hours of operation are 9 a.m. [more]

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Mayor’s 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge

August 20, 2017 Click to view Mayor’s 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge

Mayor Tommy Battle will launch his annual 100 Miles – 100 Days Walking Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. with a brisk walk through the Huntsville Botanical Garden. The kick-off event will join“Fidos After Five” walkers, and participants are invited to bring their leashed dog or walk one provided by Animal Services. The Garden is offering free entrance for this event starting at 5:30 p.m. The Mayor’s 100 Miles – 100 [more]

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Stats & Facts – Week of August 14, 2017

August 17, 2017 Click to view Stats & Facts – Week of August 14, 2017

Read time: 1 minute   Ribbon is cut The new Gate 9 at Redstone Arsenal is officially open. Housing stats In July, 133 housing units were permitted, 73 single- and 60 multi-family…down roughly 6% year over year. 204 housing units were granted certificates of occupancy consisting of 81 single and 123 multi-family…a 132% increase year over year. HudsonAlpha continues to wow HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has been awarded a $2 million National Institute for Mental Health grant to [more]

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STAC Agents and Decatur Police Make Spice Seizure

August 16, 2017 Click to view STAC Agents and Decatur Police Make Spice Seizure

Agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force (STAC) along with Decatur Police conducted a takedown of two drug traffickers resulting in the seizure of a large amount of Spice, and the arrests of Hamilton Stevenson and Ameisha Dothard.   On August 10, STAC Agents and Decatur Police stopped a car as it pulled into a residence at 172 Hwy. 67 South in Decatur.  The stop was the result of a [more]

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Two Teens Arrested after Friday Night Shooting

August 15, 2017 Click to view Two Teens Arrested after Friday Night Shooting

The Huntsville Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit has charged Caleb Whitesell, 17 of Huntsville, and Jason Cantrell, 16 of Huntsville, with Robbery following a drug related shooting Friday night.   Officers responded to reports of shots fired in a parking lot of Brittany Point Apartments on Bailey Cove Road around 9:00 Friday night.  A short time later they received a call of a gunshot victim at a home in Owens Cross Roads.  [more]

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Huntsville Man Arrested after Friday Shooting at Car Dealership

August 15, 2017 Click to view Huntsville Man Arrested after Friday Shooting at Car Dealership

The Huntsville Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit has charged Phillip Gilliam, 21 of Huntsville, with Assault 1st degree in connection to a shooting Friday afternoon at a local car dealership.   Officers responded to reports of a shooting near the Bill Penney Service Department at 4808 University Drive around 1:15 Friday afternoon.  Gilliam, an employee, was attempting to sell a pistol in a case to a 23 year old male.  The male [more]

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National “Clear the Shelters” Pet Adoption Campaign Aug. 14-19

August 13, 2017 Click to view National “Clear the Shelters” Pet Adoption Campaign Aug. 14-19

Huntsville Animal Services is participating in this week’s national “Clear the Shelters” pet adoption campaign, Monday – Saturday, August 14 – 19. Find a new best friend for life at no charge for adult dogs and cats. Restrictions may apply to specific pets. The week culminates on Saturday, Aug. 19, when Huntsville Animal Services joins area animal rescue groups for a mega-adoption event at the Jaycees Building at John Hunt Park, 2180 Airport Road, [more]

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