Crime Stoppers May 17: Another push to find Quartez Sager's killer

Quartez Sager

In Crime Stoppers: Homicide detectives are pushing to heat up{}a case. Quartez Sager was killed in June 2013, and Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper hopes you'll help get justice for him. "I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper. Quartez Sager was only 20 years old when he lost his life. Now it's time for the person who took it to pay. This is what we know about the day he died. It was Saturday, June 22. Shortly before 3 a.m., police went to 17th Street Southwest and Alemeda Avenue. A person had been shot. It was Sager. He was lying on the sidewalk. Sager was taken to UAB Hospital, but he didn't make it. Right now, there are no witnesses, but that doesn't mean people aren't talking. We need you to speak up. You may be scared, but there's no need to fear. Crime Stoppers keeps you anonymous. Just dial 205-254-7777. We will not take your name. We will not record the call, and Crime Stoppers cannot call you to court to testify. Plus, there's a cash reward if your tip leads to an arrest, and even then, you'll stay anonymous. All we need to know is who killed Quartez Sager and why. If you have those answers, then we're waiting for your call. With Crime Stoppers, I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper." You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime by phone at 205-254-7777 or by texting the word "CRIMES" with your tip to 7777. To send a tip online, go to and click on the "submit an online tip" link. NOTE: You will remain anonymous no matter which method you contact Crime Stoppers. Each tipster receives a private code number, which you can use to claim a cash reward should your tip lead to an arrest. Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court. Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40. Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.