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
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Tip from Concerned Citizen Leads to Robbery Arrests


Huntsville, Alabama (November 15, 2007) Investigators with the Madison County District Attorney’s Office and the Huntsville Police Department’s West Precinct have arrested and charged three teenagers with Robbery 1st degree.  Spokesman Wendell Johnson said the Madison County District Attorney’s Office received an anonymous tip relating to a robbery that occurred toan individuals at an apartment complex Tuesday night at 2405 12th Street. Investigators arrested two of the suspects Wednesday at a residence on Vining Avenue. The third suspect was picked up later on Atkins Drive.


Johnson said Richard Staten, age 19, 6234 Atkins Drive; Leprentez Robinson, age 18, 2240 Atkins Drive; and 17-year-old Dominique Holley, 6017 Carmel Drive were all charged with Robbery 1st degree. They were booked into the Madison County Metro Jail. A fourth suspect has been identified and warrants have been issued for his arrest. All three suspects are awaiting bond.