NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

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

 

 

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

McLin White