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
Huntsville Police Announce Checkpoints for Memorial Day Weekend
Huntsville, Alabama (May 25, 2007) The Huntsville Police Departmentís DUI Task Force will set up checkpoints across the city Memorial Day weekend. Police Chief Henry Reyes announced today the Departmentís enforcement initiative will involve the Task Force as well as Uniform Patrol Officers. The Memorial Day weekend enforcement begins Friday, May 25, 2007 from 6:00 p.m. and run through Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 3:30 a.m.
Chief Reyes said, ďI have instructed Officers to strictly enforce all traffic laws in an effort to make our streets safer for our families. Preventing motorists from Driving under the Influence will be among our primary concerns. We strongly advise motorists not to drink and drive.Ē Under Alabama State law, a person over the age of 21 is legally intoxicated when they register .08 on the BAT. Juveniles are legally intoxicated at 02. Motorists will also be cited for the following violations: Failure to wear a seat belt, have a valid driverís license, proof of insurance and valid vehicle tags. Motorists should obey all posted speed limits, traffic signs and signals. The following are just a few locations being announced in advance by Huntsville Police.
Whitesburg Drive and Drake Avenue
Whitesburg Drive and Teakwood
South Memorial Parkway and Hobbs Island Road
Wall Triana and Electronics Blvd
University Drive and Jeff Road
South Memorial Drive and Martin Road
Jordan Lane and 9th Street
University Drive and Church Street