815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Lewis Morris
Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043



STAC Agents Make Arrests



Huntsville, Alabama (March 19, 2014) After an extensive four month operation agents with the Madison-Morgan County HIDTA Drug Task Force, along with local DEA Agents, HPD SWAT, HPD K-9, Decatur Narcotics, and Morgan County Narcotics conducted 4 search warrants in the Huntsville/Madison County area, at the listed addresses: 342 Jasmine Drive, 3202 Delia Lane, 141 Wilkenson Drive, and 2107 Gilbreath Road. This operation yielded 1,151 grams cocaine, 131 grams of marijuana, 60 grams of opiates, 2 handguns (1 reported stolen), and $1,415 in currency.
A total of 5 offenders were arrested. They are as follows:

Charleston Antonia Watts aka “Charlie Hustle” b/m, DOB 12-19-81, of Huntsville
Antonio Lavar Burton aka “Fat Toney” b/m, DOB 11-17-83, of Huntsville
Travis Leonard Leslie b/m, DOB 07-06-78, of Huntsville
Richard Lee Smith b/m, DOB 05-18-82, of Huntsville
Laquinton Jerrod Ervin b/m, DOB 09-20-90, of Huntsville

Charges on the listed subjects range from Trafficking in Cocaine (over a kilo), Trafficking Opiates, Distribution of Narcotics, and weapons charges. All 5 subjects were processed in the Madison County Jail with various bond amounts. As a result of this investigation, more arrests are expected.  


Watts Burton Leslie Smith Ervin