815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Henry Reyes                              Wendell Johnson

    Chief of Police                    Public Affairs Administrator

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      Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
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Huntsville Police Arrest Man Responsible for Multiple Burglaries


Huntsville, Alabama (January 9, 2008) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís West Precinct have charged a man with 6 commercial burglaries but they may clear up to forty cases in the ongoing investigation. Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said on Monday, Investigators charged Michael Vincent Holley, age 27, with six commercial burglaries overnight Sunday. Holley, a resident of Madison is charged with the following burglaries;


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Johnson said Holley was identified by pawn tickets, physical evidence left at the scenes, and field interrogation reports that documented him prowling around businesses late at night. He is currently in the Madison County Metro Jail awaiting bond on six charges of Burglary 3rd degree. The investigation is ongoing and Huntsville Police expect to clear up to 40 plus commercial burglaries along the West University Drive area.