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Media Release 316

Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to the murder of Raymond Cotton Jr. Raymond Cotton Jr. was shot and killed on Christmas Day at a residence on 40th Street West. The suspect has been identified as: Micah Spratt, (40), B/M, of […]

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Media Release 315- New Year’s Eve Celebratory Gunfire Reduction

As we approach the New Year, the Birmingham Police Department has launched our Citywide Celebratory Gunfire Reduction Campaign. The campaign is designed to bring awareness to the dangers of celebratory gunfire and reduce injury and property damage associated with this irresponsible behavior. Unfortunately, celebratory gunfire has become a tradition in our city.   Discharging a […]

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Media Release 314

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, December 25, 2021. The victim has been identified as: Donvan Mykal Cash, (22), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 11:15 p.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to 1200 40th Street Ensley (40th Street Grocery Convenience Store) on report of […]

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Media Release 313

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, December 25, 2021. The victim has been identified as: Raymond Cotton Jr., (42), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.   Shortly after 11:00 a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to 25 40th Street West on report of a person shot. Officers […]

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Media Release 312

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, December 24, 2021. The victim has been identified as: Jesse James Valone, (29), W/M, of Greenville, South Carolina. At approximately 11:55 a.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to the 2800 block of 30th Street Southwest on report of a […]

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Media Release 311

Homicide/Assault Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, December 24, 2021. The victim has been identified as: Shaun Rhudy, (42), W/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.   At approximately 3:20 a.m., South Precinct officers were dispatched to 1813 10th Court South (Marty’s PM) on report of a shots fired […]

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Media Release 310

Homicide/Unclassified Death Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, December 23, 2021. The victims will be identified upon notification to the next of kin. Shortly after 9:30 a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of 42nd Place North on report of an open door. […]

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Media Release 309

Juvenile Death Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a death investigation involving a juvenile. The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. The victim has been identified as: Jeremiah Pruitt, 13, B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. Shortly, after 9 p.m., West Precinct officers responded to the 1500 block of 51st Street Ensley on report of […]

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Media Release 308

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. The victim has been identified as: Jequaris Jerryll McCann, (29), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 7:45 p.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to 2121 19th Street Ensley (Marathon Gas Station) on report of a ShotSpotter […]

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Media Release 307

Come Join BPD For A Day On The Sleigh On Monday, December 20th at 12:30 p.m., the Birmingham Police Department will be boarding our annual Christmas sleigh to deliver toys to children in several neighborhoods. BPD began this tradition to bring some holiday cheer to the community. We will have guest appearances from Santa Clause, […]

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