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Huntsville police arrest ALEA trooper for third-degree assault, sexual misconduct charges

ALEA announced on Monday night that the Huntsville Police Department has turned the investigation over to the Alabama Attorney General's Office.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A trooper with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and sexual misconduct, ALEA said on May 10.

ALEA Trooper William J. Fox, 47, was placed on mandatory leave following his arrest.

ALEA announced on Monday night that the Huntsville Police Department has turned the investigation over to the Alabama Attorney General's Office.

According to ALEA, no further information is available as an investigation is underway.

The WZDX News team will update this story as more information becomes available.

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