FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 178 Friday,
September 23, 2011, 3:10 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
Burglary Investigation Arrest
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a suspect is in custody in connection with a burglary investigation.
On Saturday, September 17, 2011, officers from the South Precinct responded to the Texaco gas station located at
201 6th Avenue South. Officers received information from a victim that a suspect working at that location was in possession of her stolen
32” television. Upon arrival, officers located a television in the suspect’s vehicle and another in the restroom of the store.
On Thursday, September 22, 2011, investigators executed a search warrant at the Texaco and located several power tools,
lawn equipment, a laptop and numerous other valuables that were believed to be stolen. The property was confiscated for further investigation
and officers took the suspect into custody without incident.
The suspect has been identified as: Ismail Hassan Elnaham, 24, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Receiving
Stolen Property warrant has been obtained against the suspect.
The suspect is in the custody of the Birmingham City Jail.
A photo of the suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710 1st Avenue North.