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) 427-5441 (256) 213-4503
West Precinct Prostitution
Sting Nets Eight
Huntsville, Alabama (May 2, 2005). Eight people have been arrested on a variety of drugs, loitering and prostitution charges over the weekend. Police Officers from the West Precinct continue their crackdown targeting women who allegedly sell sex for drugs. Police spokesman Wendell Johnson said 6 women are unemployed therefore prostitution is their only means to support a drug habit. During the last round up, one woman was sentenced to 260 days in jail because of multiple convictions involving solicitation. Police have arrested a total of 28 women for prostitution in West Huntsville so far this year.