Huntsville police officer charged with bribery, FBI keeping tight-lipped about arrest
BY MATT KROSCHEL
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A decorated Huntsville police officer was arrested and charged with bribery by the FBI on Monday.
Officer Lewis Hall faces a federal bribery charge. Details of the case were limited late Monday, but Federal Bureau of Investigations agents in Birmingham confirmed the arrest to WHNT News 19.
Tuesday morning, an FBI spokesperson said no further details would be released.
Huntsville Police Chief Lewis Morris directed all questions to the FBI.
In 2011, Hall was named one of the city’s top officers.
Hall has a preliminary hearing scheduled in federal court on Dec. 22 at 10 a.m.
WHNT News 19 is aggressively tracking down more on this arrest.