Recent Incidents - Birmingham Police Department

Date/TimeAddressCategoryMore Info
10/18/2021 2:00 PM34800 Woodward AvenueTheft LarcenyOn October 18, 2021 at approximately 2:52 p.m., an officer spoke with the Speedway manager who reported that two suspects came into the store that morning and took 366 packs of cigarettes. Witnesses reported that two females entered the store around 5:40 a.m. One suspect appeared to distract the Store Clerk while the other suspect entered the office area, taking the cigarette cartons. An investigation in ongoing.
10/16/2021 9:00 AM34300 Woodward AvenueTheft LarcenyOn October 16, 2021 at approximately 9:45 a.m., an officer was dispatched to Papa Joe's for a retail theft report. Witnesses reported that two unknown female suspects left the store with merchandise without paying. As store employees approached the suspects, they left the items and fled the scene in a dark-colored vehicle with an Ohio license plate. The items, totaling $1,187.63, were recovered. An investigation is ongoing.
10/10/2021 8:00 PM300 S. Old Woodward Ave. AssaultOn October 10, 2021 at approximately 8:26 p.m., officers were dispatched to Daxton Hotel for an assault that occurred. Witnesses reported that the suspect, a 32-year-old male from Lake Orion, assaulted the victim, a 41-year-old male from Birmingham, grabbing his throat and striking him in the face multiple times. The suspect continued to strike the victim after he fell to the ground, before fleeing the area. An investigation is ongoing.
10/10/2021 1:00 AMPierce St. and Brown St. DUIOn October 10, 2021 at approximately 01:43 a.m. a patrol officer observed a vehicle stopped in the roadway on Pierce St. with a flat tire and body damage. Upon making contact, the officer noticed the driver, a 65-year-old woman from Birmingham, had slurred speech, was confused and smelled of intoxicants. Upon further investigation, the officer noticed that the driver had hit a nearby vehicle before coming to a stop in the roadway. The driver reported that she had been drinking. After failing a field sobriety evaluation, a PBT was administered, resulting in a blood alcohol content of nearly twice the legal limit. The driver was arrested and issued a citation for operating while intoxicated.
10/09/2021 4:00 PM1100 Block of Lakepark DriveTheft LarcenyOn October 9, 2021 at approximately 4:38 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of Lakepark Drive to take a larceny from auto report. The victim, a 43-year-old female resident, reported that money was missing from her wallet that was located inside her unlocked vehicle overnight. A witness reported seeing an unidentified suspect enter the vehicle through the driver's side door and rummage through the vehicle. There are no additional witnesses or suspect descriptions at this time.
10/09/2021 11:00 AM200 Block of Aspen Rd. Theft LarcenyOn October 9, 2021 at approximately 11:21 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of Aspen to take a report for a larceny from auto that occurred sometime overnight. The victim, a 51-year-old female resident, reported that several items, including her wallet, were taken from her unlocked vehicle overnight. She found her wallet and other items that were taken from the vehicle in the bushes down the street. She noted that the cash was missing from the wallet. There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.
10/07/2021 11:00 PMW. Maple and Southfield Rd. DUIOn October 7, 2021 at approximately 11:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to Maple and Southfield Rd. for a single-car accident. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the driver, a 49-year-old male from Northville, who was showing signs of intoxication, smelled of alcohol and reported that he had been drinking. After failing a field sobriety test, the driver was arrested and issued a citation for operating while intoxicated.