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Media Release 24- Homicide Investigation in the 2900 block of 16th Street North

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, January 28, 2022. The victim has been identified as: Javarius Reid, (17), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 11:40 p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of 16th Street North on report of shots fired. Officers […]

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Media Release 23-Public’s Assistance De’Runnya Wilson Homicide Investigation

Public’s Assistance De’Runnya Wilson Homicide Investigation Detectives request assistance from the public in obtaining information on the murder of De’Runnya Wilson. The homicide occurred on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. At approximated 2:25 p.m., officers from the West Precinct responded to 2128 Northland Avenue where they were alerted the victim, De’Runnya Wilson was inside of his […]

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Media Release 22- Don’t Get Left In The Cold

Don’t Get Left in the Cold The Birmingham Police Department would like to advise community members about an increase in auto thefts that occur when temperatures drop. During the cold winter months, some people leave their vehicles idling with the doors unlocked outside their homes to warm the interior. Some even leave their cars running […]

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Media Release 21- Public’s Assistance Da’Ontay Jarrett Homicide Investigation

Public’s Assistance Da’Ontay Jarrett Homicide Investigation Detectives request assistance from the public in obtaining information on a homicide which occurred on Sunday, December 5, 2021. Da’Ontay Jarrett was fatally shot at 926 Aspen Drive. At approximately 3:00 p.m., South Precinct officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Aspen Drive (Adona Apartment Complex) on report […]

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Media Release 20- Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation

Arrest Made in Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department has made an arrest in the homicide of Richard Spence. Spence was murdered on Friday, January 14, 2022.   The suspect has been identified as:  Clearence Jr Speed, (24), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.   Detectives obtained a warrant with the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office […]

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Media Release 19-Arrest Made in 2021 Homicide Investigation

Arrest made in 2021 Homicide Investigation   The Birmingham Police Department has made an arrest in a recent homicide investigation. The initial incident occurred on February 26, 2021. The victim has been identified as Patricia Stisher, (41), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama. At 2:55 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to the Marathon Gas Station located at […]

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Media Release 18-Reclassification of Justifiable Ruling in 2021 Homicide of Author Swift

Reclassification of Justifiable Ruling Update The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have received a ruling in the homicide of Author Swift, (60), b/m of Birmingham, Alabama. The incident occurred on Monday, November 22, 2021.  Detectives presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for review. Following the assessment, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s […]

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Media Release 17- Arrest Made in Double Homicide Investigation

Arrest Made in Double Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in a double homicide investigation of brothers, Courtney Woods, and Lorenzo Woods. Both were murdered on Tuesday, December 14, 2021.   The suspect has been identified as   Jakobie Deontay Smith, (19), of Birmingham, Alabama.   Detectives obtained a […]

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Media Release 16-Pedestrian Struck by Patrol Car

Pedestrian Struck by Patrol Car The Birmingham Police Department reports an investigation is underway after a Birmingham Police Cruiser struck a pedestrian. The incident occurred on an inclement Saturday night, January 15, 2022. The victim has not been identified. Just after 11:00 p.m. a pedestrian was struck by a patrol cruiser on Tarrant Huffman Road […]

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Media Release 15-Homicide Investigation in Southwest Birmingham

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred early Friday morning on January 14, 2022. The victim has been identified as Richard Spence, (56), b/m of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 3:26 a.m., officers from the West Precinct responded to t call of a person shot at 816 […]

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