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On Thursday, April 23, 2015, officers and detectives with the Huntsville Police Department responded to an Aggravated Robbery call in the 1600 block of Sycamore. Upon investigation it was determined that two suspects had taken a number of items from three victims at the victims’ residence. During the offense a physical altercation occurred between the suspects and victims. The suspects also fired a handgun during the offense but struck no one with the gunfire. Indications are that this offense is drug related. Two of the victims in this offense were treated by Walker County EMS for minor injuries resulting from the physical altercation but refused transport to the hospital.
As a result of an extensive search conducted by officers with the Huntsville Police Department as well as the Walker County Sheriff’s Office and the Sam Houston State University Police Department, one of the two suspects was found and arrested for Aggravated Robbery. The arrested suspect, Xavier Waddell (DOB 05/05/1990), is currently in the Walker County Jail and has a bond set at $20,000. The other suspect remains at large. Detectives with the Huntsville Police Department are currently working to identify and obtain an arrest warrant for the second suspect.
Aggravated Robbery is a first degree felony and is punishable by 5 to 99 years, or life, in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a fine up to $10,000.
Media inquiries :Lieutenant Curt Landrum(936) 291-5466(936) 291-5480