Vestavia burglaries 1-30-18 (4)

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Police say at least nine homes were burglarized Tuesday, Jan. 30, by at least three suspects in a Nissan car. more

Jan 31, 2018 12:29 PM News


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To pair with our cover story this month about combatting financial crime, take our survey about personal experiences with financial crime. more

Jun 20, 2017 4:35 PM People


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Crime these days looks less and less like a cat burglar with a black eye mask and more like a shadowy figure typing away at computer. more

May 22, 2017 11:28 AM News 1 Comments


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The fire at Andy's Farm Market occurred on Sunday, Jan. 15. more

Jan 24, 2017 2:50 PM News 1 Comments

The incidents occurred on Oct. 14 and 17. more

Oct 18, 2016 2:37 PM News


Courtesy Vestavia Hills Police Department

The Financial Crimes Task Force includes the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, Vestavia Hills Police Department and the United States Secret Service. more

Jun 9, 2016 2:31 PM News

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Startley was booked into Jefferson County Jail on May 19 at 1:28 p.m., and his bond is set at $17,500. more

May 24, 2016 11:17 AM News


Courtesy of Vestavia Hill Police Department

The arrest was made following an investigation by the Financial Crimes Task Force, a task force created by District Attorney Brandon Falls and the Birmingham Division of the Secret Service. more

May 19, 2016 5:15 PM News

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Police Department

On May 5 around 1:44 p.m., a Vestavia Hills police officer attempted to pull over a 1988 Buick Regal on Columbiana Road. As the officer radioed in the tag number, the vehicle reportedly sped away. more

May 6, 2016 4:57 PM News


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The suspect was booked into Jefferson County Jail on April 30 at 1:14 a.m., according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search. more

May 3, 2016 12:06 PM News

Vestavia Hills Police Department

Vestavia Hills Police Department

The incident occurred Friday, April 15 around 4 a.m. more

Apr 15, 2016 4:52 PM News

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Blake Fitzgerald, wanted for an attempted robbery in Hoover and home invasion and abduction in Vestavia Hills, was shot to death in Florida after a confrontation with deputies early this morning. more

Feb 5, 2016 2:10 PM News

Blake Fitzgerald

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The suspects were reportedly linked to crimes in multiple states. more

Feb 5, 2016 9:12 AM News

Brittany Harper

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Police report the suspects are considered armed and dangerous. more

Jan 31, 2016 5:35 PM News

The woman was unharmed and dropped off at Grandview's Emergency Room entrance. more

Jan 31, 2016 3:47 PM News

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

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The men attempted to elude a Jefferson County deputy, according to a news release. more

Jan 13, 2016 11:51 AM News

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Erica Techo

Police have charged two Birmingham residents, a 20-year-old and 17-year-old, following a manhunt this morning. more

Jan 8, 2016 3:55 PM News

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Erica Techo

Vestavia Hills police have arrested two suspects involved in a manhunt early this morning. more

Jan 8, 2016 11:38 AM News

Vestavia Hills City Center

Vestavia Hills Police Department Facebook

A call about suspicious activity at the Vestavia Hills City Center came in around noon Tuesday. more

Dec 29, 2015 2:34 PM News

Patrol officers captured two individuals involved in a burglary in progress. more

Oct 28, 2015 6:12 PM News 1 Comments

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