FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 84
Tuesday, May 3, 2011, 1:20 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports that six suspects are in custody in connection with
investigations of theft in the tornado affected area of Pratt City.
On April 28, 2011, two suspects were arrested by Birmingham Police Officers for attempting to
take property from a vehicle. Suspects James Jordan, 31, and Antoine Collier, 23, were charged with Unlawful
Breaking and Entering a Vehicle.
On April 28, 2011, two suspects were arrested by Birmingham Police Officers when officers located
them inside a residence attempting to remove property. Suspects Tabitha Billingsley, 29, and Tiffany Cooper, 28,
were charged with Burglary.
On May 2, 2011, a suspect was arrested by Birmingham Police Officers when officers located him
inside a residence attempting to remove property. Suspect Seamonde Etheridge, 48, was charged with Burglary and
Receiving Stolen Property.
On May 2, 2011, a concerned citizen notified police that a vehicle involved with looting was
attempting to leave the damaged neighborhood. Birmingham Police Officers stopped the vehicle and found that
items were inside the vehicle that did not belong to the suspect, Officers also found that the vehicle was
stolen. The identity of the suspect will be released pending completion of warrant procedures.
The suspects are in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
A photo of the suspects may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710 1st Avenue North.