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 Charged as Adult In Robbery and Shooting


Huntsville, Alabama (July 27, 2007) North Precinct Investigator Dave Williams has arrested and charged a 16-year-old male with Robbery 1st degree and Assault 1st degree in connection with an incident on July 9th at Mike’s Mini Mart. The store is located at 2525 Winchester Road NW. Investigator Williams said Michael Tyrone Wheeler is being charged as an adult, because he used a gun to rob the store clerk of money, then shot him once in the chest. The victim is out of the hospital and he is recovering at home. Wheeler was booked into the Madison County Metro Jail Friday afternoon on a $30,000