FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 22 Monday,
January 31, 2011, 2:23 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 a suspect has been taken into custody in
connection with an unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle investigation. The suspect was arrested
on Friday, January 28, 2011.
Birmingham Police Department South Precinct Task Force members arrested the suspect
following an investigation into car beak-ins in parking decks on the Southside. Officers used
surveillance video that captured the crime. The video helped identify the suspect and his vehicle.
The suspect was arrested without incident at his home.
The suspect has been identified as: Richard Eugene Lacey, B/M, 68, of Birmingham, Alabama.
An Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle warrant with a $15,000.00 bond has been obtained against the
suspect. The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
A photo of the first suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710
1st Avenue North.