FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 30 Thursday,
February 23, 2012,
4:15 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle Arrest
The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with an Unlawful Breaking
and Entering a Vehicle investigation. Birmingham Police Burglary Investigators acquired information and evidence that linked the suspect to an investigation
on vehicle break-ins in the 300 block of 10th Avenue West. After determining the identity of the suspect, North Precinct Task Force officers located the
suspect and took him into custody on Wednesday, February 22, 2012. Investigators also learned that the suspect was responsible for five additional
The suspect has been identified as: Roderick Speed, B/M, 36, of Birmingham, Alabama. Six Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle warrants
with bonds totaling $100,000.00 have been obtained against the suspect. The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
A photo of the suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710 1st Avenue North.