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



Man Arrested for Breaking Into Three Homes


Huntsville, Alabama (March 3, 2008) Huntsville Police have arrested and charged a 36-year-old man for breaking into three homes last week. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said Elgin Horton was charged with three counts of Criminal Trespass 1st degree. He was released from the hospital on Saturday. Horton provided Investigators with his real name while he was recovering from a gun shot wound he sustained during a confrontation with a home owner. His identification was also verified through fingerprint records from Chattanooga, Tennessee.