Recent Incidents - Birmingham Police Department

Date/TimeAddressCategoryMore Info
07/25/2021 2:00 AM200 South Old WoodwardMiscellaneousOn July 25, 2021 at approximately 2:09 a.m., officers were dispatched to Leo's Coney Island for a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a 21-year-old male from Ft. Lauderdale, FL, who stated that he had been disruptive to the restaurant owner after being told the restaurant was no longer accepting orders. Witnesses reported the male yelled and threw a drink at Leo's employees after being told the restaurant was closing and not taking food orders. A PBT was performed resulting in a blood alcohol content of three times the legal limit. The male was issued a citation for disorderly conduct.
07/16/2021 2:00 PM1100 Block of Derby Rd.BurglaryOn July 16, 2021 at approximately 2:25 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Derby to take a report for an armed robbery. The victim, a 52-year-old female resident, stated that while she was unloading groceries, the suspect, described as a black male approximately 5'11 of medium build, approached her stating he needed cash or jewelry. The suspect then followed the victim and her daughter into the opening of their residence, producing a handgun and threatening them. The victim and suspect walked back to her vehicle where she provided the suspect with her credit card and PIN number. The suspect then left the scene in a beige SUV and turned northbound on Adams Rd. The victim stated that she had seen the suspect before, walking down Derby Rd. Witnesses in the area reported hearing the commotion and seeing the victim provide the suspect her credit card but did not see the weapon. An investigation is ongoing.