Recent Incidents - Birmingham Police Department

Date/TimeAddressCategoryMore Info
12/10/2017 11:00 AM34300 Woodward AvenueTheft LarcenyOfficers were dispatched to Moosejaw regarding a retail theft. Employees said a man took a Canada Goose jacket (valued at $995) off the hanger, concealed it under his own coat and walked out of the store. He is described as a white male in his 60's or 70's, 6' tall, 200-230 lbs, wearing a full length light gray or tan coat, black gloves, black and white striped scarf, black shoes and a black full-brimmed hat. He was wearing a red and blue plaid shirt under his coat. Officers are investigating.
12/08/2017 12:00 AMHazel and WoodwardDUIAn officer pulled over a vehicle that was driving erratically on Woodward near Oak. The driver, a 35 year old woman from Royal Oak, was under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated 2nd offense.
12/06/2017 8:00 PMLyonhurst RoadTheft LarcenyA resident in the 1200 block of Lyonhurst reported a purse was stolen from their vehicle. The vehicle was parked in the garage and unlocked at the time of the theft. There are no suspects or witnesses.
12/04/2017 12:00 PM33600 Woodward AvenueFraudOfficers were dispatched to Shell Gas Station on reports of a retail theft in progress. When they arrived at the scene, the suspect had already fled on foot. Employees said they saw the suspect conceal a half gallon bottle of Hennessy in his backpack. An employee attempted to verbally confront him, but he quickly pushed the employee out of the way and ran out the door. The suspect is described as a white male in his mid 20's - 30's, 5'8" - 6' tall, 200-240lbs, short brown hair with an earring in his left ear. He was wearing a grey Nike sweatshirt, long black shorts, tennis shoes and a black backpack. Officers are investigating.
12/01/2017 10:00 PM1100 WestboroDrugs/AlcoholAn officer pulled over a vehicle for speeding on Adams near Kennesaw. Before the vehicle came to a stop, the driver threw a cardboard box out the window. Officers found marijuana inside the box. Marijuana was also found inside the vehicle. The driver, a 29 year old man from Berkley, was arrested and issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana.
11/30/2017 1:00 AMWoodward & ChapinDUIAn officer pulled over a vehicle for speeding on Woodward near Bowers. The driver, a 44 year old woman from Warren, was under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated.
11/27/2017 3:00 PM1600 Cranbrook RoadTheft LarcenyA woman reported her purse was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center. She parked at 1 p.m. and returned to her vehicle at 3:30 p.m. to find the passenger side rear window broken out and her purse missing. There are no suspects or witnesses.
11/26/2017 1:00 AMWoodward and ChapinDUIAn officer pulled over a vehicle that was weaving in its lane on Woodward near Lincoln. The driver, a 37 year old woman from Royal Oak, was under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated.
11/23/2017 1:00 PM900 East MapleMiscellaneousOfficers responded to reports of a shattered side door at Shift Digital. Officers searched the building; no one was inside and nothing was stolen. There are no suspects or witnesses.