815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Henry Reyes                              Wendell Johnson

    Chief of Police                    Public Affairs Administrator

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West Precinct Officers Make Arrests in Two Separate Robberies


Huntsville, Alabama (January 25, 2008) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís West Precinct arrested a robbery suspect with his assistance. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said on Thursday, January 24th Investigators arrested and charged Steven Larvern Leamon of 3605 Williamsburg Drive with Robbery 1st degree and Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd degree. Johnson said Leamon was arrested after attempting to check into the same Country Inn & Suites at 4880 University Drive; the same Inn he allegedly robbed December 20, 2007. Alert employees recognized him and contacted Police when he used a forged Texas driverís license. He was booked in the Madison County Metro Jail.


In a separate case, Johnson said three people were arrested for an overnight home invasion style robbery on Thomas Road Thursday. A female suspect persuaded the occupants of the residence to open the door, while two other suspects rushed in at gunpoint and attempted to rob the occupants. A struggle took place and the gun was taken away from the suspects. Officers from the West Precinct arrived and arrested Frederick Paul Williams, age 48, of 3303 Bob Wallace and Cindy Lynn Bridges, age 36, a transient. Twenty-seven-year-old Kimyatta Gaines, also a transient fled the scene but was arrested later in the day. All three suspects were charged with Robbery 1st degree and booked into the Madison County Metro Jail.

Williams Bridges Gaines