Birmingham, AL 05/03/2017
An adult male suspect is in custody following a burglary and theft in McCalla.
Just before 2:00 pm today deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 8000 block of Springer Road in McCalla. The adult female victim reported that she was awakened by a white male suspect in her bedroom. The suspect demanded her car keys and left in her vehicle. The victim was not injured.
Responding deputies spotted the stolen vehicle on Springer Road and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The suspect refused to stop and attempted to flee. He lost control of the vehicle and ran into a ditch on Pineview Road and McCombs Road where he was taken into custody.
The investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as they become available.