815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Henry Reyes                              Wendell Johnson

    Acting Chief of Police               Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  

      Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
         (256) 427-7157               (256) 746-4111           (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503


Police Charge Suspect in 2006 Murder


Huntsville, Alabama (April 5, 2007) Huntsville Police Departmentís Major Crimes Unit announced today that they made an arrest in the 2006 Murder of Gerald Gloster. Mr. Gloster was originally a victim of an assault that occurred on May 13, 2006, near the intersection of Oakwood Avenue and Gaither Road. Mr. Gloster died as a result of those injuries on September 2, 2006.


Darrick Dwayne McWilliams, 28 years old; who resided at 2207 Sullivan Street in Huntsville, was arrested and charged with Murder.  His bond was set at $10,000. Sergeant Ed Cain of the Major Crimes Unit advised that a second suspectís arrest is pending and details would be provided at that time.