815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Mark Hudson
Interim Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043



Huntsville Police Arrest Shooting Suspect



Huntsville, Alabama (September 20, 2010) On September 16, 2010, Officers of the Huntsville Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Derance Latroy Benford, 24 years of age, of Huntsville  and charged him with 2 Counts of Unlawful Imprisonment-1st Degree, 2 Counts Robbery- 1st Degree, and 1 Count Assault-1st Degree. Benford was arrested as a result of the on-going investigation into the shooting,  robbery & unlawful imprisonment of 3  victims that occurred on August 28, 2010, at 150 Spinnaker Ridge Drive. Benford is currently being held in the Metro Jail on a $96,000 bond.