Recent Incidents - Birmingham Police Department

Date/TimeAddressCategoryMore Info
02/17/2018 3:00 PMOld Woodward and HaynesDrugs/AlcoholA Birmingham officer conducted a traffic stop after noticing the passenger in a vehicle was not wearing a seat belt. The driver, a 56 year old man from Detroit, had marijuana in the vehicle. He was arrested and issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana.
02/17/2018 3:00 AMWoodward and BowersDUIA Birmingham officer pulled over a vehicle that was weaving in its lane on Woodward near Bowers. The driver, a 42 year old woman from Waterford, was under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated.
02/15/2018 8:00 PMBates & MartinDUIA Birmingham Parking Enforcement Officer reported a vehicle had backed into her department vehicle, striking the front end. Officers arrived at the scene and discovered the driver, a 47 year old woman from Waterford, was under the influence of alcohol with a BAC nearly three times the legal limit. She was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated, High BAC.
02/15/2018 8:00 PM34300 Woodward AvenueFraudOfficers were dispatched to Walgreens on reports of a retail fraud incident that had just occurred. Employees said two men filled backpacks with headphones, liquor, earbuds, deodorant, etc. and then left the store without paying for the items. Officers located the suspects at the bus stop at the corner of Woodward and Lincoln. They approached the men (ages 46 and 47, both from Detroit) and recovered all of the stolen items. The men were arrested for retail fraud.
02/13/2018 4:00 PMWoodward & Hamilton RowDrugs/AlcoholA Birmingham officer pulled over a vehicle that had an unreadable paper license plate. The driver, a 32 year old man from Warren, was in possession of marijuana. He was arrested and issued a citation for possession of marijuana and defective equipment.
02/12/2018 10:00 AM33600 Woodward AvenueAuto TheftA delivery driver parked his Fed Ex truck in the rear alley behind Woodward Camera and walked into the business to deliver the package. When he walked out of the building, he observed his truck traveling southbound in the alley. An eye witness described the suspect as a black male wearing a dark knit cap. The truck was later recovered in Detroit.
02/12/2018 4:00 AMLakeside RoadTheft LarcenyA resident in the 1000 block of Lakeside and the 1200 block of Willow reported items were stolen from their unlocked vehicles that were parked outside. Officers were able to locate the suspect, a 22 year old man from Hamtramck, who was in possession of the stolen items and marijuana. He was arrested for larceny from auto, marijuana possession and a felony arrest warrant.
02/07/2018 6:00 PM36200 Woodward AvenueDUIAn employee at the Mobil Gas Station reported a man was slumped over the wheel of his vehicle at the gas pump. Officers arrived at the scene and woke the man, a 47 year old from Birmingham, who was under the influence of alcohol with a BAC nearly three times the legal limit. He was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated with a high BAC.
02/06/2018 12:00 PMSuffield AvenueBurglaryA resident in the 300 block of Suffield reported their home was broken into and numerous items were stolen. The incident happened between 11:20 a.m. and 2 p.m. The homeowner returned home to find a glass door had been forced open on the north side of the kitchen. A witness saw a light silver full-size work struck, possibly an F150, drive down the street very slowly. It stopped in front of the home and two men walked up to the garage area and then around the back of the house. The first suspect is described as a white man in his 40's, 5'10" - 6", 225 pounds, short black hair with a receding hairline, scruffy facial stubble, wearing a thick flannel jacket with black, navy and white colors. He wore black work pants and was carrying a black satchel style bag slung over his shoulder and across his chest. The second suspect is described as a white man in his 40's, approximately 5'10", 200 pounds, short black hair with a receding hairline, scruffy facial stubble, wearing a black jacket and black work pants. Officers are investigating.
02/02/2018 9:00 PM800 East MapleTheft LarcenyEmployees at Qdoba reported a tablet was stolen from behind the counter. A suspect is described as a black male, bald, heavy set, wearing a black jacket with gray sleeves, dark pants and black & white shoes. Officers are investigating.
01/19/2018 1:00 PMSouthfield RoadTheft LarcenyA resident in the 1500 block of Southfield Road reported a package was stolen from their front porch. There are no suspects or witnesses.