815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801

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


Four Arrested and Charged with Burglary


Huntsville, Alabama (May 11, 2012) On Thursday, May 10, 2012, at approximately 1:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Rickwood Drive on a report of 4 suspicious males in the area. According to the complainant, several young males were seen leaving the area in a vehicle. An off-duty officer that was driving to work arrived in the area first and observed a vehicle matching the description leaving the area and was occupied by four males.  Officers stopped the vehicle and while checking the area, observed an insecure back door of a residence on Rickwood Drive. The occupants of the vehicle were subsequently arrested and charged with two counts of Burglary 3rd and investigators anticipate other charges.  

At last check, investigators advised that at least 20 residential burglary cases may be cleared by these arrests.  The suspects were identified as:


Derell Deonta Hamlett, B/M  of Huntsville-D.O.B. 8-25-93
Dewayne Lavonce Robinson, B/M of Huntsville-D.O.B. 1-16-90
Corderius Quantez Hamlett, B/M of Huntsville-D.O.B. 3-16-90
1 17 y/o juvenile of Huntsville