NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Henry Reyes
Police Chief
(256) 427-7001
Wendell Johnson
Public Safety Media Administrator
(256) 427-7043
   
Special Operations
(256) 427-7157
North Precinct
(256) 746-4111
West Precinct 
(256) 427-5461
South Precinct
(256) 213-4503

                       


Huntsville Police Arrest Teacher for Counterfeit Items
 

 

                     Huntsville, Alabama ( October 21, 2008) On October 20, 2008, Officers of the Huntsville Police Department arrested Milton Tyson, 39 years of age, of Harvest and charged him with Theft of Trade Mark Secrets and Possession of Marijuana. Milton Tyson was arrested as a result of the on-going investigation into the selling of counterfeit merchandise on the campus of Lee High School. Tyson a teacher at Lee High School was found to be in possession of counterfeit merchandise, marijuana, and a loaded pistol when stopped a short distance from the campus of Lee High School. A subsequent search warrant was executed on his residence where additional counterfeit merchandise and records were obtained showing a history of the illegal operation. The Huntsville Police Department has also contacted the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and is investigating possible Federal Firearms Violations resulting from the possession of a firearm on a school campus. Tyson is currently being held in the Metro Jail and bond has been set at 102,500 dollars.

 

  
Tyson