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Showing posts with label Huntsville Police Department (HPD). Show all posts
Showing posts with label Huntsville Police Department (HPD). Show all posts

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Madison County overdose deaths shattering 30-day records


Madison County overdose deaths shattering 30-day records


Article Excerpt: "... Mark McMurray, Huntsville Police Chief, and Lieutenant Tony McElyea with the department said their drug agents have seized more than 20,000 hits of heroin and Fentanyl off the streets in Huntsville since January. However, the rate people are dying from these drugs in Huntsville is at an all-time high. Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill said 24 people died in Madison County from suspected drug overdoses in the last month..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

FBI Announces Arrest of Rocket City Man on Numerous Charges


FBI Announces Arrest of Huntsville Man on Numerous Charges


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, AL—Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp, Jr., announced that Deondre Cleveland Day, 20, of Huntsville, was arrested today, March 6, 2020, without incident by members of the North Alabama Violent Crime Task Force (NAVCTF), the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force (GCRFTF) and the Huntsville Police Department Anticrime Unit..."


Reference: www.fbi.gov

Friday, December 6, 2019

Huntsville police officer shot, killed while intercepting drug deal


Huntsville police officer shot, killed while intercepting drug deal


Article Excerpt: "... (WAFF) - Huntsville police confirm the officer who was shot in the area of Levert Street and Oakwood Avenue has died. It happened when officers and STAC agents went to intercept a drug deal they were tipped off about. Police say officers tried to ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Sunday, September 29, 2019

19-year-old charged with attempted murder of Huntsville police officer, robbery


19-year-old charged with attempted murder of Huntsville police officer, robbery


Article Excerpt: "... The attempted murder of a police officer charge stems from the police pursuit involving the Charger where the passenger fired allegedly several shots at officers..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Huntsville police testing license plate reader on Memorial Parkway


Huntsville police testing license plate reader on Memorial Parkway


Article Excerpt: "... The North Alabama Multi-Agency Crime Center is already up and running. Police said the current technology helped solve 63 cases in the first quarter of the year. Police said an employee of the FBI also plans to join their team inside the center. In the future, the department will also purchase gunshot detectors..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Monday, July 8, 2019

Huntsville police reporting 100 percent arrest rate for homicides in 2019


Huntsville police reporting 100 percent arrest rate for homicides in 2019


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville police Capt. Mike Izzo oversees the criminal investigation division and said his office has “cleared” all nine criminal homicide cases so far in 2019. A clearance means enough evidence was gathered to make an arrest..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Huntsville Police boast high clearance rate for city’s crimes


Huntsville Police boast high clearance rate for city’s crimes


Article Excerpt: "... it's important that we have a high clearance rate," Capt. Mike Izzo said of all crimes that happen in the city. Capt. Izzo leads the criminal investigations division of the department. He says his team cuts no corners when it comes to finding the person responsible for a crime, no matter the crime..."


Reference: whnt.com

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Help Identify These Three


3 sought in stolen credit card ‘spending spree’ in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "Huntsville police are asking the public’s help in identifying the male and two females pictured..."
police said the individuals had been identified and arrest warrants were being obtained...


Reference: www.waff.com

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Shoplifting suspects fought store security trying to get away


Shoplifting suspects fought store security trying to get away


Article Excerpt: "... Huntsville Police responded Monday evening to a shoplifting report at Belk on Memorial Parkway and located the suspects, Ben Hall, Jessica Hammonds and Dominique Townsend, who the department says fought with the store's security personnel ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Son of fallen HPD officer graduates from police academy


Son of fallen HPD officer graduates from police academy


Article Excerpt: "... A newly sworn-in Huntsville Police Department officer will continue the work of his father, who was killed in the line of duty. Among the officers graduating from the academy Friday morning was Cameron Freeman ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Is Huntsville a safe city?


Is Huntsville a safe city?


Article Excerpt: "... There are just three months left in 2018 and Huntsville Police responded to 26 criminal homicides already this year. This past weekend five people were murdered. One of those murder ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

DUI charge dropped against Huntsville police officer


DUI charge dropped against Huntsville police officer


Article Excerpt: "... had two open bottles of whiskey in his personal vehicle. Both he and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to a hospital after the wreck. Prosecutors asked to drop the DUI charge Friday, stating that Mitchell had completed a substance abuse program and had agreed to pay court costs and a bond fee of $100 ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Huntsville Police refuse sheriff’s office request to take over controversial Klonowski murder case


Huntsville Police refuse sheriff’s office request to take over controversial Klonowski murder case


Article Excerpt: "...took nearly two days for the case to be called a homicide. Investigators believe Klonowski had been shot multiple times in the back of the head a few days before the body was discovered. In the weeks before his death, Klonowski became increasingly vocal in his criticism of the Madison County Sheriff's Office after his friend, Robert Bryant, was beaten and bloodied during a traffic stop in 2012. Former deputy Justin Watson was sentenced to three years ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Huntsville Police Department has seen a recent increase in card skimmers


Card skimmer scams strike Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "...In the past week the Huntsville Police Department has seen a significant increase in the amount of card skimmers on gas pumps throughout the city... HPD said some criminals put a skimmer on the inside. To catch those look for a broken piece of inspection tape on the pump..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Monday, March 26, 2018

Huntsville Police Department officer involved in head-on accident Monday morning


HPD officer involved in wreck


Article Excerpt: "... The two SUVs hit head-on, according to police. Police said the officer and the driver of the other ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Friday, March 23, 2018

Huntsville police officer booked on DUI charge Thursday following weekend crash


Huntsville police officer jailed on DUI charge following weekend crash


Article Excerpt: "... a 22-year-old policeman, was arrested on a DUI warrant today by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Mitchell has been released from the Madison County Jail on $1,000 bail ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Huntsville bomb squad responds to ticking package at Post Office in Madison


Huntsville bomb squad responds to ticking package in Madison


Article Excerpt: "... Investigators with the Madison police say around 4:30 a.m. on Friday U.S. Post Office employees notified police that a package at the post office had a ticking sound ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Huntsville Police officers save people from burning apartment building


Huntsville Police officers save people from burning apartment building


Article Excerpt: "... One man came out of his unit on fire, according to the officers. "I had to tell him sir, you're on fire. Stop drop and roll. He kinda looked at me real quick. He stop dropped and rolled and put the fire out himself, " Officer David Jones explained ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Police arrest suspect in downtown parking garage sexual attacks


Police arrest suspect in downtown parking garage sexual attacks


Article Excerpt: "... Toma Roderick Mastin, 24, was arrested and booked into the Madison County Jail Wednesday morning. He's charged with Public Lewdness. Police believe Mastin is the man in surveillance video ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Huntsville Police urge drivers to keep two hands on the wheel during traffic stop until instructed otherwise


Huntsville Police urge drivers to keep two hands on the wheel during traffic stop until instructed otherwise


Article Excerpt: "... It's common to try and find your license, registration and insurance information as soon as you are stopped. But, officers said wait for them to get to your window. "When an officer approaches your car, keep your hands visible," Lt. Bates advised. "As an officer, we're trained that if somebody's going to harm you, it's going to come from their hands." When an officer approaches your window, let him or her know if you have a weapon ..."


Reference: whnt.com