Recent Incidents - Birmingham Police Department

Date/TimeAddressCategoryMore Info
05/20/2019 10:00 PMRivenoak AvenueBurglaryResidents in the 900 block of Rivenoak reported they were upstairs when they heard their back sliding door open. They called out to the person, thinking it was a family member, but got no response. They came downstairs but no one was there and nothing was stolen. The door was unlocked at the time of the incident. There are no suspects at this time.
05/18/2019 5:00 AMWashington BlvdTheft LarcenyResidents in the 1200 block of Washington reported a bottle of cologne was stolen from their vehicle and everything had been pulled out of their center console and glove box. The vehicle was parked outside and unlocked at the time of the theft. A suspect is described as a white male wearing a heavy jacket, dark pants, black shoes with white laces, a light hoody and a mask.
05/18/2019 5:00 AMWashington BlvdBurglaryResidents in the 1100 block of Washington Blvd reported someone entered their unlocked garage and placed their leaf blower at the curb. A suspect is described as a white male wearing a heavy jacket, dark pants, black shoes with white laces, light colored hoody and a mask.
05/17/2019 10:00 PMBates StreetTheft LarcenyResidents in the 1400 block of Bates reported yard tools and a gift card were stolen from their vehicle during the night. The vehicle was parked outside and unlocked at the time of the theft. There are no suspects or witnesses.
05/16/2019 11:00 AM2100 East MapleTheft LarcenyOfficers were dispatched to Whole Foods regarding a woman who walked out of the store with a cart full of items she didn't pay for. Officers spoke to the woman, a 41 year old from Southfield, who said she's been having a hard time lately and had no intention of paying for the items. She was arrested for retail fraud.
05/11/2019 7:00 PM100 North Old WoodwardTheft LarcenyA Birmingham resident reported he secured his red 19" Trek mountain bike against a tree and went into Panera Bread. When he left Panera, he discovered his bike was missing. Officers are investigating.
05/09/2019 7:00 AM700 East MapleFraudKroger's Asset Protection Specialist reported a woman stole more than $1,600 in alcohol during five separate incidents between March 25th and April 18th. She's described as a white woman in her 30's with brown hair who frequently wears a black sweatshirt with "LOVE" on the front. Officers are investigating.
05/07/2019 12:00 AMWoodward & Forest AveDUIAn officer pulled over a vehicle that was driving erratically on Elm near Chestnut. The driver, a 57 year old man from Beverly Hills, was under the influence of alcohol with a BAC more than twice the legal limit. He was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated, High BAC.
05/05/2019 11:00 PM300 East Merrill StreetAssaultOfficers were dispatched to Sidecar Bar on reports of a fight in progress. They arrived at the scene and learned a 27 year old man from Sterling Heights had instigated the fight with verbal threats followed by punches with two other men. He was arrested for Assault and Battery.
05/03/2019 2:00 PMLewis StreetTheft LarcenyA resident in the 500 block of Lewis reported three packages were stolen from their porch. A witness saw a black Ford SUV with tinted windows and black rims pull up to the home. A white female wearing a hooded sweatshirt and baseball hat exited the vehicle and took the packages. Officers are investigating.
05/02/2019 12:00 AMSouth Old Woodward & Woodward AveDUIAn officer pulled over a vehicle for making an illegal turn from Merrill to Old Woodward. The driver, a 34 year old woman from Royal Oak, was under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested and issued a citation for Operating While Intoxicated.