FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 157 Thursday,
August 18, 2011, 2:19 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a suspect is in custody in connection
with a theft investigation.
On Wednesday, August 18, 2011, South Precinct officers responded to a
residence to investigate a report of a burglary. Officers arrived and spoke with the resident who stated she left
her home for ten minutes and returned to find her home was burglarized. The resident stated that her washer and
dryer were taken during the burglary. Officers became suspicious when the resident showed the point of exit where
the resident stated the items were removed. Upon further investigation of the scene and interviewing the resident,
officers later determined that the burglary was staged by the resident. The resident later admitted to staging the
The suspect has been identified as: Carolyn Bullard, W/F, 55, of
Birmingham, Alabama. Theft of Property and Giving False Information warrants have been obtained against the
The suspect is in the custody of the Birmingham City Jail.
A photo of the suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at
1710 1st Avenue North.