HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Ave.
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Henry Reyes Wendell Johnson
Chief of Police Public Affairs Administrator
West Precinct South Precinct
(256) 427-7157 (256) 746-4111 (256) 427-5461 (256) 213-4503
Suspect Arrested Minutes After Robbing Books-A-Million
Alabama (January 23, 2008) Huntsville Police from the North
Precinct arrested a robbery suspect minutes after holding up Books-A-Million
at 1001 North Memorial Parkway. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said 21-year-old
Brandon Rashon McCants, of 628 Forrest Park Court entered the business
before 7:00 p.m. Tuesday night. He went behind the counter and physically
assaulted the clerk before escaping with an undetermined amount of money.
Officers chased him on foot and apprehended him at Beard Street and Popular
Avenue. McCants was booked into the Madison County Metro jail on Robbery 1st
degree. The cashier was treated at Huntsville Hospital for minor injuries.