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Lee Drive Investigation

June 20, 2018 Click to view Lee Drive Investigation

Huntsville Police responded to two separate shootings on June 19, 2018 and currently working on locating a single suspect. These calls involved victims at 905 Lee Drive and 807 Appleby Street. The first incident occurred at 905 Lee Drive. An earlier altercation took place between the shooting offender and his girlfriend at that location. The offender returned after the initial altercation and fired multiple rounds striking several victims at the 905 [more]

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Knollbrook Drive Investigation

June 20, 2018 Click to view Knollbrook Drive Investigation

Huntsville police are in the process of securing Capital Murder warrants for 43 yr old Rodney Shawn Geddes in relation to the homicides on Knollbrook. On June 19 at approximately 3:28 pm Huntsville Police received a call from a concerned relative that indicated there were two deceased bodies in a residence at 4008 Knollbrook Dr. When officers arrived a total of three victims were located;  they are identified as 42 [more]

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HPD STAC Arrests

June 19, 2018 Click to view HPD STAC Arrests

On June 15, 2018, Agents with The Madison-Morgan County STAC Team conducted a takedown at 8580 Hwy 72 West Madison, AL.  Agents recovered approx. 21.8 pounds of Marijuana and $11,370 US currency.  Somlak Getty, Teddy Asiamah, and Ade Karre (all from California) were arrested for Trafficking Marijuana. Their bonds were each set at $150,000. After the arrests were made, it was discovered that someone connected to the arrestees was alerted [more]

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Summer Solstice Adoption Special for Shelter Pets

June 18, 2018 Click to view Summer Solstice Adoption Special for Shelter Pets

Thursday, June 21 is the first day of summer and the longest day of the year with the most daylight. Huntsville Animal Services is celebrating the Summer Solstice by offering FREE pet adoptions for dogs and cats that have been in the shelter more than 30 days. These loving animals need a home with a remarkable family so they don’t have to spend the remainder of the summer in the [more]

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Facebook to Invest $750 million in New Data Center

June 14, 2018 Click to view Facebook to Invest $750 million in New Data Center

Facebook announced it will invest $750 million to build a data center on 340 acres in North Huntsville Industrial Park. Once construction is finished, the data center will employ approximately 100 people. The company considered numerous locations across the country for the new data center and says it chose Huntsville for its quality of life, pro-business environment, and talented and available workforce. “We are excited to be joining the Huntsville community. As [more]

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STAC Arrest

June 14, 2018 Click to view STAC Arrest

On June 13, 2018, around 0100 hours; Agents with the Madison-Morgan County STAC conducted a takedown at 3007 Forsythe Drive.  Agents recovered nine (9) ounces Methamphetamine Ice, twenty (20) grams of Opiates, recovered $14,156 and a pistol.  Agents arrested Heratio Sanchez Moore for Trafficking Methamphetamine, Trafficking Opiates and Certain Persons Forbidden to Possess a Pistol.  His Bond was set at $415,000.  

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New Garbage Collection Route Added in Hampton Cove Area

June 13, 2018 Click to view New Garbage Collection Route Added in Hampton Cove Area

Collection day moves from Tuesday to Monday for 665 households The City’s Sanitation Department is adding a new trash pickup route in East Huntsville to manage neighborhood growth in households in the Hampton Cove area. Residents affected by the change will have their household trash and yard waste collection day moved from Tuesday to Monday, beginning Monday, June 18.  Cans should be placed curbside by 7 a.m. on the designated pickup day. Streets [more]

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May 2018 – Monthly Development Review

June 8, 2018 Click to view May 2018 – Monthly Development Review

Building permits were issued for approximately $65 million in non-residential projects last month. Residential permits more than doubled year-over-year. Residential Permits (new construction) in Huntsville city limits: In May, 307 housing units were permitted, 113 single- and 194 multi-family. The top tract for building permits last month was 19.02 (Jones Valley), where 161 units were permitted, 1 single- and 160 multi-family. This is a 179% increase over May 2017, when 110 housing [more]

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HPD Investigation

June 8, 2018 Click to view HPD Investigation

The Huntsville Police Department’s General Investigations Unit served a search warrant at Buster’s Pawn Shop on Governors Dr. yesterday June 7th.  The search warrant revolves around the possible sale of thousands of dollars of shoplifted items from several major retailers. This investigation is in cooperation with the Madison County DA’s Office and corporate retailers who have identified Buster’s Pawn Shop as possibly having stolen property. The investigation began several months [more]

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A note about the American Flag Patriotism Project from Council Member Robinson

June 8, 2018 Click to view A note about the American Flag Patriotism Project from Council Member Robinson

The South Huntsville Optimist Club initiated their “American Flag Patriotism Project” in 2016 and began providing a service to display flags in South Huntsville yards. This year, they have added Hampton Cove Subdivision and proudly display over 300 flags.  The organization purchases the materials, assembles the flag on a 10 ft. pole, and more. They store the flags, then deliver and place them in residents’ yards for the Memorial Day, Flag Day, [more]

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