Crime Stoppers May 8: ATM robbery; Vehicle break-ins at schools

Vehicle involved with vehicle break-ins


Police need your help identifying a suspect in a robbery that occurred at a Wells Fargo on Montclair Rd. April 2nd. The suspect's picture is posted to the right of this story.

Detectives said around midnight, a passenger in a 2000 gold Ford Contour walked up to a man making a deposit. He held the victim at knife point, told him to give him his money because he was homeless, and left with almost $200.{}

The victim said the vehicle the suspect left in had a personalized tag, but the victim could not make out what it said.{}


Police need your help identifying suspects involved in vehicle break-ins at Minor High School in Jefferson County and Donald Elementary School in Fairfield April 25th. Their vehicle captured in video at Donald Elementary is posted to the right of this story.{}

At Minor High school, the suspects stole a laptop and a bassoon, which is a musical instrument, out of a vehicle. It was valued at several thousand dollars.{}

They broke into several vehicles at Donald Elementary. The vehicle they rode in is a maroon Chevrolet Suburban. It appears to have an air freshener and another item in the front.{}

TO PROVIDE A TIP ON THE CASE:{} You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.

Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES."{} Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to and click on the "submit an online tip" link.

No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous.{} Each tipster receives a private code number.{} If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.

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.