HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Ave.
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Henry Reyes Wendell Johnson
Chief of Police Public Affairs Administrator
West Precinct South Precinct
(256) 427-7157 (256) 746-4111 (256) 427-5461 (256) 213-4503
Victim, Suspect and Witness Charged in Robbery Case
Huntsville, Alabama (March 14, 2008) About 6:40 this morning, Huntsville Police were flagged down at the Red Carpet Inn, 3200 University Drive. The victim, 43-year-old Walter Mclin had just been robbed. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said, when the suspect, Stepheon White, age 31, saw Police, he ran to a nearby hotel. An unknown witness told Police where White was. White, the suspect, was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st degree.
Johnson said further investigation revealed that McLin, the victim, was in possession of a phony $900.00 check from a local bank. McLin was charged with Theft of Property 2nd degree. Meanwhile, the witness who helped Police was himself arrested and charged with Obstruction of Justice. He gave Police a fake name because he was wanted on several outstanding warrants. Johnson said all three men were booked into the Madison County Metro Jail