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2022 Huntsville Police Halloween Party

September 19, 2022 Click to view 2022 Huntsville Police Halloween Party

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) invites the public to its annual Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2-9 p.m. at the Orion Amphitheater, located at 701 Amphitheater Drive. This free community event is for children of all ages, and costumes are welcome. The haunted house opens at 5 p.m., and there will be plenty of other spooky activities as well as candy, live music and police demonstrations. Food trucks and [more]

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City of Huntsville offices to close for Labor Day

August 31, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville offices to close for Labor Day

City of Huntsville municipal offices will close Monday, Sept. 5, for Labor Day. This includes Animal Services, Public Transit (Orbit and Access) and Municipal Court. City offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Garbage Collection: Residential collection will be delayed one day the week of Sept. 5-9. Residents should leave carts at the curb until they are collected. Parks & Recreation: All facilities will be closed, except the Brahan Spring Park and [more]

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Back-to-school safety: HPD urges drivers near Morris Elementary, Middle schools to use alternate routes

August 24, 2022 Click to view Back-to-school safety: HPD urges drivers near Morris Elementary, Middle schools to use alternate routes

School is back in session, and if your commute takes you through school zones, a simple detour could shave minutes from your drive. The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) is working to alleviate traffic congestion near Morris Elementary and Morris Middle schools on Bob Wallace Avenue. Drivers who currently travel I-565 eastbound and use exit 15 are encouraged to use exit 17A for Jordan Lane as an alternate route during school [more]

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Huntsville Police discuss 2022 drug overdoses, recent arrests

August 17, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Police discuss 2022 drug overdoses, recent arrests

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) seized substantial amounts of fentanyl and other narcotics in the Huntsville area during July. North Alabama Drug Task Force Agents (NADTF) seized 11.2 pounds on fentanyl, 31 pounds of methamphetamine, 7,000 pressed fentanyl pills, 2.4 pounds of cocaine, 200 MDMA tablets and 19 pounds of marijuana. Agents also recovered 19 firearms and $72,740 in drug proceeds. NADTF arrested 32-year-old Juan Orlando Matthews Jr., Lawrence O’Neal Beasley, 35 [more]

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Downtown weekend road closures

August 12, 2022 Click to view Downtown weekend road closures

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) is assisting with traffic control and road closures for the 2022 Oktobeezrfest Festival. Road closures will begin at noon on Saturday, August 13, and conclude at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 14. North Side Square will be closed from Jefferson Street to the intersection of Randolph Ave. and Greene Street. East Side Square will be closed at Eustis Avenue. Drivers are asked to use alternate routes and [more]

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Major Crimes Unit arrest

August 8, 2022 Click to view Major Crimes Unit arrest

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) has charged 32-year-old Paul Rambert with murder following a shooting incident that happened shortly before midnight on Friday, Aug. 5. Officers responded to the 1900 block of Mangum Drive and found Michael Williams, 32, with life-threatening injuries. Williams was transported to the hospital where he died. Major Crimes Unit Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from a verbal dispute between Rambert and Williams. The case remains under investigation, and [more]

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Major Crimes Unit arrest

August 7, 2022 Click to view Major Crimes Unit arrest

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) has charged 32-year-old Curtis Kwame Pickett with Capital Murder following a shooting incident in the 1300 block of Lancewood Dr. on Friday, July 29 shortly after midnight. HPD investigators believe a domestic dispute led to the shooting that killed 35-year-old Tiffani Cole. Pickett was booked into the Madison County Jail and is being held with no ​bond.

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Back-to-school traffic safety

July 28, 2022 Click to view Back-to-school traffic safety

As the 2022-2023 school year starts Tuesday, Aug. 2, the Huntsville Police Department (HPD) is issuing a reminder about its zero-tolerance policy for speeding in a school zone. Patrol units and the Traffic Services Unit will patrol school zones throughout the year to ensure drivers are obeying the posted speed limit. In both directions of travel, motorists are required to stop for school buses when stop signs are extended. This law [more]

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Major Crimes Unit arrest

July 27, 2022 Click to view Major Crimes Unit arrest

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) has charged Laccuina Braithwaite, 25, with capital murder following the death of her two-year-old daughter. Officers were called to an apartment in the 12000 block of Sugar Mill Circle for a welfare check shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27. After making contact with Braithwaite, officers proceeded to check the apartment and discovered the child floating in the bathtub. Officers immediately started CPR and asked for [more]

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Huntsville Police North Precinct to host family fun night

July 26, 2022 Click to view Huntsville Police North Precinct to host family fun night

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) North Precinct is hosting an end-of-summer family fun night. There will be inflatables, outdoor games, and music. Come out and enjoy free hamburgers, hotdogs, popcorn and ice cream. There will be a backpack giveaway. WHO: Huntsville Police WHAT: Family Fun Night WHEN: Thursday, July 28, 6 – 8 p.m. WHERE: Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center, 3011 Sparkman Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35810    

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