NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

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

            
Huntsville Police Search For Kidnapped Student

 Huntsville, Alabama (January 24, 2006) Seventeen-year-old Sanda Khaleck was abducted from a relatives home against her will last night by her ex-boyfriend. Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said several witnesses told police that 20-year-old Jerrell Garner allegedly broke into an apartment at 3809 Thomas Road #2 and began to physically assault Ms. Khaleck. He choked her, dragged her down the stairs and out the front door. Two of her friends tried to stop Garner, but they were unsuccessful. Garner and Khaleck left the scene.

         

Johnson said Ms Khaleck is an Asian female, about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 110 pounds. Garner is a black male, 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 166 pounds. If anyone knows where the couple can be found, they should contact Investigators with the Departmentís Major Crimes Division at 256-213-4510. After normal business hours, contact 256-722-7100