815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Henry Reyes                              Wendell Johnson

    Chief of Police                    Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  

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Citizen Complaints Help Lead to Drug Dealers’ Arrest


Huntsville, Alabama (February 11, 2008) Two alleged drug dealers are behind bars today, thanks to citizens complaints to law enforcement about possible drug activities according to Sgt. Gerry Norris, Commander Madison/Morgan County STAC Team.


On Tuesday, February 5th, Agents arrested Charles Edward Dinsmore, age 38, at 610 Chateau Drive in Huntsville. Agents recovered approximately 25 ounces of crack and powder cocaine, $16,000 in cash, a large quantity of marijuana and several fire arms. Dinsmore was charged with Trafficking in Cocaine and Possession of Marijuana. He was booked into the Madison County Metro jail on $500,000 bond.


On Friday, February 8th, Agents executed a search warrant at 620 Julia Street in Huntsville. Norris said Agents recovered approximately four kilograms of powder cocaine, several ounces of marijuana, $42,000 in cash and numerous weapons. Agents arrested William Lonzel Jones, age 30, and charged him with Trafficking in Cocaine, Assault 2nd degree, Escape 1st degree and Possession of Marijuana. During the arrest, two Officers received minor injuries. Jones was booked into the Madison County Metro jail without bond.


Norris added that citizens can report drug activity without revealing their identity by telephone at (256) 427-5456 or the website at


Dinsmore Jones