News and Case Information releases

Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama works closely with the media and law enforcement public information officials to provide you with the latest updates on case development and public announcements.

One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center

Birmingham Police Department has partnered with One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center to provide services and support to Domestic Violence victims. See more information about this asset in our community at our Resource Center or visit One Place Metro Family Justice Center at

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Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Business Fire Investigation – October 23, 2020

On December 8, 2019, at approximately 5:30 PM, Shelby County 911 received reports of a fire at the Ditsy Daisy Boutique at 16383 US Hwy 280 in Chelsea, Alabama. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Chelsea Fire Department responded to the location. After the fire was extinguished, a preliminary investigation determined the cause of the fire was suspicious.The Shelby County Sheriff’s

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Birmingham Police Department Homicide Update

Update: The Birmingham Police Department reports the victims have been identified in the homicide that occurred at 1400 block of 29th Street Ensley. The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.   The victims have been identified as: Joseph Scott Norris, (40), of Birmingham, Alabama Jacqueline Sims Newsome, (39), of Birmingham, Alabama.   No arrest has been made in connection

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Birmingham Police Department Talks Value of CSMA

The Birmingham Police Department talks about the value of Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama. Sgt. Mauldin, Public Information Officer with BPD, speaks with Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama Board Chairman Frank Barefield about the benefits and accomplishments of this partnership.

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CSMA Podcast

Our first podcast series addresses our most commonly asked questions. You can gain a better understanding about how the tip submission process works all the way through receiving a cash reward.

Soon we will start another series from unsolved crimes to some of Crime Stoppers’ most memorable cases, tune in with Crime Stoppers staff members as they go in depth with stories and reflections from our 39-year history.

Stay tuned for more podcasts!