815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Rex Reynolds                         Wendell Johnson

       Chief of Police               Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  

      Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
         (256) 427-7157               (256) 746-4111           (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503


West Precinct Clears Series Of Crimes with Arrest


Huntsville, Alabama (October 5, 2006) On Wednesday, Forty-year-old Jeffrey Wade Traglia of 6301 Marsh Avenue was arrested by West Precinct Officers after a traffic stop. He was charged with Unlawful Breaking and Entering an Automobile. Officers found property stolen from a vehicle burglary that occurred on Monday. Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said Investigators then executed a search warrant at Traglia’s residence where more stolen property was recovered. Traglia is also facing additional charges in Ardmore, Alabama for allegedly forging checks that were stolen in another burglary. He is currently in the Madison County Metro Jail, where no bond has been set as of Thursday morning. Johnson said the investigation is ongoing.