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



Christmas Day Shooting Suspect wanted by Huntsville Police


Huntsville, Alabama (December 31, 2007) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit have a murder warrant for Julius Cortez Cawthorne, alias “Meatball”. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said Cawthorne, age 25, allegedly shot and killed 26-year-old Latransezon Malloy inside a convenience store on Christmas Day. Cawthorne is a black male, 5‘ 7” tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone who knows where Cawthorne can be located should contact Huntsville Police at 722-7100. He is armed and dangerous.