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



West Precinct Investigators Make Arrest in La Quinta Inn Robbery


Huntsville, Alabama (July 18, 2007) Police in the West Precinct have arrested a suspect in connection with the Monday night robbery of La Quinta Inn on University Drive.


Spokesman Wendell Johnson said 19-year-old Tony Elliot Anderson was arrested Tuesday after Police Officers Chris Grubbs and Bryan Guffey spotted a Nissan Altima in a local motel parking lot which matched the description of the suspectís vehicle. A short time later, Anderson was arrested and charged with 1 count of Robbery 1st degree. Evidence taken from the robbery was also located inside the vehicle. Anderson was booked in the Madison County Metro jail.