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





                   Twenty-One Charged with

             DUI from Weekend Checkpoints



Huntsville, Alabama (May 31, 2005) The Huntsville Police DUI Task Force along with Police Officers from across the City charged 21 people with DUI over the Memorial Day weekend. At least 48 other citations were issued such as Failure to have Proper Vehicle Registration, Drivers License or Proof of Insurance. Eleven vehicles were impounded and 2 people were arrested and booked on drug charges. The stats were compiled from May 27th at 5:00 p.m. – May 31st, at midnight.


Meanwhile the Department continues its “Click It of Ticket” campaign through the first week in June. The statistics from that campaign should be available later next month.