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Media Release 114

June 9, 2020

Robbery Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a robbery investigation. Investigators request assistance from the public in identifying the suspect in the attached robbery photos. On June 2, 2020, at approximately 6:30 p.m. the suspect entered the CVS Store located at 220 Gadsden Highway. Upon entering the store the suspect walked around […]

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Media Release 113

June 9, 2020

Homicide Rule Justifiable See original release below The Birmingham Police Department reports the death of Frank Davis has been ruled a Justifiable Homicide by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. BPD Homicide Investigators presented the information gathered on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for review. Following the assessment of the information, […]

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Media Release 112

June 9, 2020

Homicide Investigation Update Original Release Below The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in connection to the homicide of Patrick Wayne Watson Jr. The suspect has been identified as Vonta Antawyn Harris, (35), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. Detectives presented the information gathered on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office […]

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Media Release 111

May 26, 2020

Homicide Reclassification Update Non-Criminal/ Accidental Shooting See Original Release Below The Birmingham Police Department reports after further investigation the death of Roderick Smith has been reclassified as a non-criminal homicide/ accidental shooting. Detectives gathered sufficient evidence along with forensic interviewing conducted by the Prescott House which contributed to the reclassification of this homicide. The investigation […]

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Media Release 110

May 26, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday May 25, 2020. The victim’s has been identified as Patrick Watson Jr, (39), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 3:00 a.m., Officers from the West Precinct responded to the 2300 block of Tempest Drive on a call […]

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