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


 

                   

Short Holiday Leads to Eleven DUI Arrests

 

Huntsville, Alabama (July 7, 2007) Sgt. Floyd Smith with the Huntsville Police Departmentís DUI Task Force said they charged 11 people with Driving Under the Influence. Smith said the low number of arrests can be contributed to the 4th of July falling on a Wednesday, as opposed to a long holiday weekend. Police Officers also issued 43 citations and impounded three vehicles. The checkpoints were conducted July 3rd and 4th.

 

11 - Citations for no driverís license/revoked/suspended

7   - Expired/improper tags

3   - Violation of open container law

8   - No insurance

3   - Equipment Violations

1   - Running red light