CRIME & SAFETY
Arrest reports from Nov. 5-12
The following individuals were arrested by municipal police departments in Shelby County from Nov. 5-12: -Anthony Randal Wyatt, 59, of Calera, FTA – public intoxication. -Christopher Brian Wilkinson, 44, of Vestavia, alias warrant (driving while revoked). -Emmett Ray Montgomery, Jr., 51, of Clanton, possession of a controlled substance, possession...
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings and Tragedies Plague Birmingham, Alabama
This week in Birmingham, Alabama, there were several incidents involving shootings resulting in fatalities and injuries. These incidents occurred in different neighborhoods and involved various circumstances. The Birmingham Police Department responded to each incident and investigations are ongoing.
UPDATE: Man killed in overnight crash in West Jefferson County identified
ADGER — A man has died after leaving the road and wrecking into multiple trees in Adger on Tuesday, Nov. 29. At around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, a passerby notified Jefferson County E911 of a single vehicle traffic accident that claimed the life of a man on Groundhog Road, just past Sealy Ann Mountain Road in West Jefferson County near Adger.
Christmas help sought for Birmingham mother who was shot 4 times over the weekend
Family and friends are rallying around a Birmingham mother who is recovering after she was shot four times over the weekend. Amber Scott, 33, was injured in the Saturday shooting in west Birmingham. Her 15-year-old daughter was in the vehicle with her when the shooting happened, but the teen was not injured.
Weekly Safety Report: Stabbing and Fatal Collision Shake Bessemer
Two incidents occurred in Bessemer, Alabama this week. In the first incident, a man was shot and killed after stabbing another man during an altercation. The second incident involved a head-on collision that resulted in the death of a 70-year-old woman four days later.
Ala. corrections officer killed in car crash remembered as ‘faithful, dedicated’
HOMEWOOD, Ala. — A Homewood City Jail corrections officer was killed in an overnight traffic crash. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the fatality victim as George Chadwick Mumpower. He was 50 and lived in Helena. The wreck happened at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 3400 block of...
Birmingham Police seeking information about homicide on 1-year anniversary
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) -Saturday marks one year since a 20-year-old Birmingham man was gunned down on Finley Boulevard. Two others were also hurt in that incident. Now police are still looking for answers and asking for your help. They say a lack of evidence and people speaking up is what stopping them from cracking the case and making an arrest.
Discover the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Hoover, Alabama
Hoover is an Alabama city in Jefferson and Shelby counties. It is part of the Birmingham metropolitan area. About 92,435 people live there, and the city is famous for its shopping malls, sports facilities, and natural beauty. In any case, there are some parts of Hoover where crime is higher...
19-year-old shot during reported home invasion in Bessemer identified
A teen who died from a shooting in Bessemer on Tuesday has been identified as 19-year-old Nicholas Mitchell Norman, of Bessemer, by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.
Volume 4: Do You Know or Have You Seen Any of These People? AL Residents Sought By CS | AL News
(Alabama)- Currently, multiple Alabama residents are being sought by Metro Alabama CrimeStoppers, and their mugshots were shared under the agency's public X page, formerly known as Twitter on November 22, 2023.
Alabama man arrested, accused of firing gun into house, threatening to kill neighbors and burn down their house
Paul Gregory McMillon, 55, was arrested on charges of making terroristic threats against his next-door neighbors, Lauren and Chris Thompson, on Saturday, Nov. 18. The incident began at midnight on Nov. 18 when McMillon is said to have repeatedly fired rounds from a handgun into the Thompsons’ dwelling. Lauren...
Municipal police reports for Nov. 5-12
The following are incident and offense reports from municipal police departments in Shelby County from Nov. 5-12: -Alias warrant (driving while revoked) from the 800 Block of Richard Arrington Boulevard North, Birmingham. -Larceny/theft – theft – shoplifting, $500 or less from the 600 Block of Colonial Promenade Parkway (department/discount store)....
Birmingham man dead after car crash Thursday night
A 62-year-old man is dead after a car crash occurred Thursday evening.
Evergreen man killed in head-on collision with tractor-trailer
An Evergreen man died Friday when his vehicle collided head-on with a tractor-trailer in Monroe County, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The accident occurred just before 5 a.m. Friday on U.S. 84, just one mile east of Repton, when a 2016 Nissan Altima driven by 34-year-old Jonathon L. Wilson collided with a 2016 Mack tractor-trailer driven by 51-year-old Scottie Smith of Frisco City.
Birmingham police searching for missing 12-year-old
Kerry Sanders has run away again after he was found Thursday, according to the Birmingham Police Department.
Trial for Alabama woman charged with infant death at daycare moved to 2024
The trial for a woman charged in connection to the death of a four-month old girl at a Red Bay daycare has been continued to February 2024.
Woman now in custody, suspected in theft at Arc of Shelby County
SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. — The sheriff's office in Shelby County said a mother and her daughter are charged in a theft involving thousands of dollars. According to a social media post from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, the U.S. Marshals captured Jennifer Massey, 36, on Nov. 29. The SCSO...
Two, including child, critically injured after semi hits pickup truck, police
DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN)— A child was sent to the hospital with reportedly critical injuries after a crash involving a semi-truck. Dothan Police on the scene said a pickup truck was exiting a parking lot around the 2000 block of Ross Clark Circle and trying to cross the highway when a semi-truck hit it. The semi-truck then ran onto the median of the circle.
Birmingham police begin “Operation All Out” to battle holiday crime
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - We are on your side as Birmingham Police begin their end of year operation to combat violence and crime during the holiday season. ‘Operation All Out’ kicked off Wednesday with dozens of Birmingham’s best joining the special operation. BPD says the operation is to...
Marshall Co. reopening investigation into identity of dead baby from 1982
MARSHALL CO., Ala. (WAFF) - The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is reopening an investigation for a deceased baby found in a trash dump in 1982 in the Pleasant Grove community. MCSO said the body was found in February 1982, appearing to be a newborn birthed at full-term. The body...