NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

 

Henry Reyes                              Wendell Johnson

    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

            
 

Juvenile Arrested on Multiple Charges Of Harassment and Sexual Assault

 

Huntsville, Alabama (April 26, 2007) On Tuesday, April 24th, a 15-year-old student was arrested at Williams Middle school on 19 separate charges. The charges include eleven counts Sexual Assault 1st Degree; one count Assault 3rd Degree, one count Unlawful Imprisonment and six counts of Harassment. Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said all of the incidents involved juvenile victims and occurred at Williams Middle school. This has been an ongoing problem at the school until Monday when school officials were in the process of suspending the student. He was taken by Huntsville Police to the Neaves Davis Center for Children pending a hearing. Johnson said because the investigation is ongoing and it involves juveniles the Department would not have further comment at this time.