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Media Release 229

Suspect in Custody after Fatal Hit & Run The Birmingham Police Department reports Hit & Run Investigators are conducting a hit and run investigation after a person was fatally struck on Interstate-59 South. On Thursday, September 23, 2021, at around 12:25 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to Interstate-59 South near the Roebuck Parkway Exit […]

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Media Release 228 Homicide Investigation Underway in the Morton Simpson Housing Community

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred  on Wednesday , September 22, 2021 in the Morton Simpson Housing Community. The victim will be identified upon notification of next of kin.  At approximately 9:35 p.m. the 911 Communication Division received a ShotSpotter alert of eight rounds fired […]

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Media Release 227-Missing Person Alert-Steven Darrelle Sampson

Missing Person Alert The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are enlisting the assistance of the public in a missing person investigation. The missing person has been identified as: Steven Darrelle Sampson (50), B/M, 6 foot 2 inches tall, and 245 pounds.  Steven Darrel Sampson was last seen at his job on September 10, 2021 at […]

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Media Release 226

Hit and Run Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a hit-and-run investigation. Detectives requests assistance from the public in identifying a person of interest in the attached videos. On Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at approximately 2:15 AM an unknown black male (seen in the three videos) parked his Black Hummer at Pump […]

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Media Release 225

Arrest Made in Robbery Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to a robbery investigation at Family Dollar (2003 Avenue F). The suspect has been identified as: Gilbert Coates, (33), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. The robbery occurred on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Family Dollar (2003 […]

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Media Release 224

Critical Missing Person Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports Critical Missing Person, James Jones has been located; he is safe.   Critical Missing Person Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a critical missing person investigation. The Birmingham Police Department requests assistance from the public on locating the subject in the attached […]

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Media Release 223

Robbery Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a robbery investigation. Detectives request assistance from the public in identifying a person of interest in the attached photo. On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, in the 1700 block of Jefferson Avenue Southwest, two black males robbed (strong-arm) a female victim of her personal belongings. The […]

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Media Release 222

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred  in the 2400 block of 4th Avenue South. The victim has been identified as Tyrese Jamal Vault, (27) b/m of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 1:19 a.m. Officers from the South Precinct responded to the scene on a call of a […]

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Media Release 221

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Friday night, in the 200 block of 4th Court West in the Elyton Village Housing Community. The victim has been identified as Leroy Earl Sumlin, (45), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama.  At approximately 10:27 p.m. officers from the North […]

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Media Release 220

Reclassification-Justifiable Death Ruling The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have received a ruling in connection to the homicide investigation of Reginald Curtis Crawford Jr. The incident occurred on Saturday, September 4, 2021. Investigators presented the information gathered to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for review. Following the assessment, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office […]

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