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


Fugitive Task Force Arrest Murder Suspect


Huntsville, Alabama (January 24, 2013) On January 24, 2013, members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and local St. Cloud, Minnesota local law enforcement arrested 39 y/o Laron Lamont Lukes, of Huntsville. The suspect has been charged with Murder. This arrest was the result of a joint investigation conducted by Huntsville Police and the U.S. Marshals Task Force into the shooting of Pedro Love, 33 y/o of Huntsville. This incident occurred November 13, 2012, at the 300 Block of Mastin Lake Way, Huntsville, AL.  The suspect and his girlfriend were located and arrested by local authorities at her motherís residence in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  The subject is in the process of being extradited back to Huntsville.