Recent Incidents - Birmingham Police Department

Date/TimeAddressCategoryMore Info
02/06/2020 10:00 PM34800 Woodward AvenueTheft LarcenyAn employee at Speedway Gas Station reported someone stole lottery tickets from their store. Witnesses said a black male ripped off several lottery scratch off tickets from under a cashier counter and then left without paying for them. Officers are investigating.
01/16/2020 10:00 AMBennaville AveDUIOfficers responded to reports of a vehicle that hit a truck and then left the scene in the 1200 block of Bennaville. Officers arrived at the scene and observed a vehicle meeting the description of the suspect vehicle parked in a driveway in the 1400 block of Bennaville. The car was running with a bottle of Vodka in the center console. Officers knocked on the door and confronted the driver, a 71 year old woman from Birmingham, who was under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident.
01/14/2020 4:00 PMMaple AveBurglaryA resident in the 1900 block of Maple reported several items are missing from their apartment. They frequently leave their apartment unlocked and there are no signs of forced entry.
01/13/2020 10:00 PM34800 Woodward AvenueFraudOfficers were in the parking lot at Speedway gas station conducting a traffic stop when they received a call stating an individual was stealing items inside the gas station. Officers approached the man and discovered many items in the pockets of his coat, and cigarettes in his waistband. The man, a 50 year old from Highland Park, admitted he was not planning to pay for the items. He was arrested for Retail Fraud.
01/13/2020 10:00 PMWoodward and BowersDUIOfficers pulled over a vehicle that was traveling north in the southbound lane of Woodward. The driver, a 50 year old from Birmingham, was under the influence of alcohol with a BAC three times the legal limit. He was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated, Super Drunk.
01/08/2020 11:00 AMNorfolk RoadBurglaryA resident in the 1200 block of Norfolk reported jewelry and gift cards were missing from their home. Officers discovered pry marks on the back door of the house. Officers are investigating.