Recent Incidents - Birmingham Police Department

Date/TimeAddressCategoryMore Info
08/20/2019 1:00 AMLakeview and VinewoodDUIAn officer pulled over a vehicle that pulled out of the Mobil gas station without its headlights on. The driver, a 58 year old woman from Birmingham, was under the influence of alcohol with a BAC more than twice the legal limit. She was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated, BAC > .17.
08/18/2019 2:00 PMNorth Eton StreetMiscellaneousA resident in the 400 block of Eton reported the sideview mirrors were broken off his vehicle while it was parked in the apartment complex parking lot. There are no suspects or witnesses.
08/17/2019 1:00 PMMaple AvenueTheft LarcenyA woman reported her wallet was stolen while she was shopping at Whole Foods. The wallet was in her baby's car seat (which was in the larger portion of her shopping cart) at the time of the theft. A witness described the suspect as white, approximately 45-55 years old, heavy set build with blonde shoulder length hair. She was wearing black pants, a white Levi t-shirt, tan hat and white Adidas shoes.
08/16/2019 10:00 PMWoodward AvenueMiscellaneousOfficers observed a vehicle doing donuts and taking up all four lanes of Woodward on the evening prior to the Woodward Dream Cruise. The vehicle started to loose control and struck a curb two feet from where several people were standing. The driver, a 28 year old man from Royal Oak, was arrested for Reckless Driving.
08/16/2019 5:00 PM34000 Woodward AvenueMiscellaneousAn employee at Hungry Howie's reported the back window of his vehicle was smashed out. The vehicle was in the parking lot on the south side of the building at the time of the incident. Nothing was missing from the vehicle. There are no suspects or witnesses.
08/15/2019 11:00 PMSouth Old Woodward & MerrillMiscellaneousOfficers received reports regarding a man who was yelling at various restaurants (220, Market North End and Leo's Coney Island) throughout the evening. They caught up with the man at Sidecar, where employees said the man was laying down on the curb/sidewalk while yelling and swearing at people. The man, a 40 year old from Detroit, was under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested for disorderly conduct.
08/15/2019 5:00 AM200 West MapleBurglaryOfficers received reports saying the front window at Revive was shattered. They arrived at the scene and discovered the large window on the east side of the door was broken in. A large quantity of clothing was stolen. Surveillance footage shows a tall white male walk up to the window with a sledge hammer. He struck the glass, causing it to shatter. He then made several trips back and forth to his vehicle, a black minivan, before fleeing the area. The suspect was wearing a dark hoody, dark pants, gloves and white shoes. Officers are investigating.
08/14/2019 9:00 PMCroft RoadDUIOfficers were dispatched to Croft and Bradford on reports of a vehicle that struck a parked vehicle. The driver, a 26 year old man from Birmingham, was under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated.
08/13/2019 7:00 AM2500 ColeMiscellaneousEmployees at Bob Adams Towing reported an unknown man was in their secured back parking lot after hours. Officers approached the man, a 24 year old from Livonia, who said his truck was towed and he later climbed the fence when he realized his phone and wallet were in the truck. He then decided to take a nap in the truck. He was issued a citation for trespassing.
08/09/2019 10:00 AMBrown StreetMiscellaneousA resident in the 600 block of Brown Street reported someone put glue inside the deadbolt on their apartment door. They were unable to get the key in and a locksmith was called for a replacement lock. There are no suspects or witnesses.
08/08/2019 9:00 PMHenrietta StreetBurglaryOfficers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Henrietta Street on reports of a man who attempted to open a back patio door. Witnesses saw the man run away and jump over fences after his failed attempt to open the door. The man, a 53 year old from Ferndale, was later located by another Police Department.
08/08/2019 5:00 PM400 North Old WoodwardMiscellaneousOfficers were dispatched to the construction site at 369 North Old Woodward regarding graffiti on the building. Unknown individuals spray painted pictures and words on the roof and exterior wall of the building. There are no suspects or witnesses.