Mountain Brook Crime
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Recent Crime News
Friday Sep 11 | via The Huffington Post
A 47-year-old woman in Mountain Brook, Alabama, is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly attacking a police officer with an 18-inch bayonet , just hours after leaving a psychiatric ward without authorization. Early that morning, shortly before the attack, a patrol officer spotted an 85-year-old woman walking down a street in pajamas and wearing one shoe, WTVM.com reports. Comment?
Thursday Sep 10 | via Alabama Live
A woman who swung an 18-inch bayonet at a Mountain Brook police officer this week had walked out of a Birmingham psychiatric ward just hours before the attack, her attorney said today. Police on Wednesday announced formal charges of attempted murder, domestic violence, and resisting arrest against 47-year-old Vanessa Hirschowitz. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 9 | via Magic 96.5
A woman accused of using a bayonet to attack a Mountain Brook policeman was identified Wednesday. Authorities say 47-year old Vanessa Hirschowitz is charged with attempted murder, resisting arrest, and domestic violence. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 8 | via Magic 96.5
A Mountain Brook policeman was attacked with a bayonet while investigating reports of elder abuse, police said. Investigators say an officer on patrol along Brookwood Road observed an 85-year old woman walking alongside the street in her nightgown Tuesday at approximately 1:30 AM. Comment?
Friday Sep 4 | via Patch.com
Plus, a Bristol man who allegedly used a stolen credit card in June was arrested on Thursday after an investigation. CAUGHT WITH STOLEN MOPED A 19-year-old Newport man is facing a felony charge of possession of a stolen vehicle after he allegedly was caught spraying parts with paint in the Festival Field area on Thursday. Comment?
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