NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Henry Reyes
Police Chief
(256) 427-7001
Wendell Johnson
Public Safety Media Administrator
(256) 427-7043
   
Special Operations
(256) 427-7157
North Precinct
(256) 746-4111
West Precinct 
(256) 427-5461
South Precinct
(256) 213-4503

                       

Suspects Arrested After Investigation


Huntsville, Alabama (November 24, 2008) On Thursday, November 20, 2008, an ongoing investigation by the Madison/Morgan County STrAtegic Counterdrug (STAC) Team, was concluded with the execution of several search warrants and the arrests of several suspects.  The operation was a joint effort of the STAC Team, the Huntsville Police Departmentís SWAT team, and support was also provided by Madison Police Department.  As a result, the STAC Team shut down a Mexican-based drug trafficking organization operating in Huntsville, and Madison, and seized a large quantity of Cocaine (over 13 pounds) and Marijuana (approx. 35 pounds).

 

During the operation on Thursday, the following residences were searched, and listed evidence was seized:

 

5027 Lyngail Drive, Huntsville

One Quarter Ounce of Marijuana

 

103 Liza Lane, Madison

Small Amount of Marijuana

4.5 Ounces of Cocaine

 

7900 Old Madison Pike

One Quarter Ounce of Cocaine

8 Ecstasy Pills

  

233 Pine Ridge Road, Madison

Approximately 35 Pounds of Marijuana

 

1702 Jeannette Circle, Huntsville

One Half Ounce of Methamphetamine

 

During the surveillance of those locations, several vehicles were stopped. One of the stops resulted in the following seizure

of six (6) Kiloís of Cocaine which was found in a hidden compartment in the vehicle.

 

The following arrests were made as a result of the above listed investigations, search warrants, and take downs:

 

  

Decouruise Preyer

BM, 22 yrs old

Huntsville, Alabama

Trafficking in Cocaine

 

Ray Jefferson

BM, 26

Madison, Alabama

Trafficking in Cocaine/Possession of Marijuana

 

Andres Perez

HM, 19

Los Angeles, California

Trafficking in Cocaine/Possession of Methamphetamine

 

Sharetha Hayden

BF, 21

Huntsville, Alabama

Trafficking in Cocaine

 

Carlos Alveay
HM, 30
Mexico