Category Archives: Property theft

Serial Robbery Suspect Arrested in Montgomery

Known for always wearing a white mask, a gray hooded sweatshirt and gloves, and for having a black bag in which he stashed the money he stole, one man robbed more than a dozen places across the state of Alabama. … Continue reading

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Suspects in Craigslist Robberies Plead Guilty

A woman who masterminded a series of Craigslist robberies in March 2012, was sentenced to twenty years in prison concurrent to a previous conviction of conspiracy to commit robbery in the first degree in another robbery she planned. According to … Continue reading

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Bait Houses Help Reduce Burglary

Birmingham police are looking for new methods to catch crooks. This time around they’re successfully getting burglars to do the brunt of the work. The newly introduced ‘Bait House’, a special operation specifically designed to appeal to area thieves, produced … Continue reading

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Birmingham metal thefts deterred by police efforts

The down economy has ensured that thieves will still work to steal. But for Birmingham, there has been a 17 percent drop in burglaries and 12 percent fewer vehicle break-ins for 2012, so far. Also, many more metal thefts are … Continue reading

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New bill specifies criminal penalties to be assessed for looting

House Bill 340, a measure aimed at prosecuting individuals suspected of looting, has been signed into law. According to fox19tv.com, the bill states that “[a] person commits the crime of looting if the person intentionally injures without authorization any building … Continue reading

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Security video used to identify robbery suspect

Randall Nathaniel Robinson has been charged with allegedly robbing a convenience store in Clay last week. The Kangaroo convenience store on Old Springville Road was robbed early in the evening of April 6. Authorities identified Robinson after reviewing footage from … Continue reading

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