Huntsville Police Department

9/15 — Two counts of failure to identify a fugitive from justice. James F. Merchant was arrested for providing a false name to a person he knew to be a police officer who legally detained him.

9/15 — Two counts of failure to identify a fugitive from justice. Ricky Donnell Jones was arrested for providing a false name to a person he knew to be a police officer who legally detained him.

9/15 — Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A known suspect caused bodily injury to his wife and exhibited a deadly weapon.

9/15 — Sexual assault. A known suspect is accused of sexually assaulting another.

9/18 — Three counts of possession of marijuana less than two ounces. David A. Cliff was arrested for possessing prohibited contraband in a correctional facility, possession of marijuana and public intoxication.

9/20 — Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A suspect caused bodily injury to the victim with a deadly weapon.

9/20 — Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. A suspect recklessly assaulted a victim with a deadly weapon.



University Police Department

9/23 — Officer was dispatched to Smith Hall in reference to a report of criminal mischief. Upon investigation, the officer determined that a female student and a female resident of Baytown were responsible for soaping the university’s fountain. Both agreed to make restitution to the university for its cleanup.

9/22 — Officer was dispatched to the Smith-Hutson Building in reference to a reported assault. Upon investigation, an employee of the custodial department reported he had been assaulted by an unknown male. The alleged offender was located in the area, taken into custody, transported to the Walker County Jail, and was booked for assault.

Officer was dispatched to the Belvin/Buchanan Lot in reference to two intoxicated subjects. Upon arrival, the officer determined that a 17-year-old male student and an 18-year-old male student were highly intoxicated. Both students were subsequently taken into custody, transported to the Walker County Jail, and were each booked for public intoxication.

Officer was dispatched to the Jackson/Shaver Lot in reference to an intoxicated subject. Upon arrival, officer determined that a 27-year-old male student was highly intoxicated. The student was subsequently taken into custody, transported to the Walker County Jail, and was booked for public intoxication.

Officer was dispatched to King Hall in reference to an alcohol violation. Upon investigation, officer determined that four male residents, all under the age of 21, were in possession of alcoholic beverages. Each resident was cited a minor in possession/alcohol.

While conducting a traffic stop in the 1200 block of 20th Street, an officer determined that the male driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. The driver, a 20-year-old Huntsville resident, was subsequently taken into custody, transported to the Walker County Jail, and was booked for driving with a suspended license.

9/19 — An officer was dispatched to King Hall in reference to a report of a suspicious odor. Upon investigation, an officer determined that a 17-year-old male resident was in possession of drug related items. The resident was subsequently cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

An officer was dispatched to Sam Houston Village in reference to an alcohol violation. Upon investigation, the officer determined that an 18-year-old male resident was in possession of alcoholic beverages. The student was cited a minor in possession/alcohol.

9/15 — While conducting a traffic stop in the 800 block of Cline Street, an officer determined that the female driver was under the influence of alcohol. The driver, a 20-year-old student, was subsequently cited for driving under the influence/alcohol. She was released to a sober individual.

9/14 — A 19-year-old Huntsville resident was taken into custody after he was observed on campus in violation of his criminal trespass warning. This subject was subsequently taken into custody, transported to the Walker County Jail, and was booked for criminal trespass.

A representative of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity reported that the fraternity’s Greek letters were stolen from the Lowman Student Center mall area.

9/13 — An officer was dispatched to Bearkat Village in reference to an alcohol violation. Upon investigation, the officer determined that a 19-year-old female resident was in possession of alcoholic beverages. The student was cited a minor in possession/alcohol.

While conducting a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Sam Houston Avenue, an officer learned that the male driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. The driver, a 24-year-old student, was subsequently taken into custody, transported to the Walker County Jail, and was booked for driving with a suspended license.

Two residents of Smith Hall reported that their laptop computers were stolen from their room.

9/12 — While conducting a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Bearkat Blvd., an officer determined that the male driver was under the influence of alcohol. The driver, a 20-year-old student, was taken into custody, transported to the Walker County Jail, and was booked for driving while intoxicated.

9/11 — The resident manager of Bearkat Village reported the theft of a fire extinguisher.

A student reported that one of her fellow male classmates made unwanted physical contact with her. An investigation is being conducted.



Walker County Sheriff’s Department

9/12 — A terroristic threat was reported at Highway 30 West at the county line.

9/13 — A burglary was reported at 1 Pine Oak Lane.

9/14 — An act of deadly conduct was reported at 101 B FM 2393.

9/16 — An act of deadly conduct was reported at 14 Shenandoah.

9/17 — A suspect was arrested for possession of marijuana at Highway 19 and Ellisor Road.

9/18 — A sexual assault was reported at 143 FM 233.

9/20 — An assault was reported.

9/22 — A terroristic threat was reported at 9317 Highway 75 S.

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