Hoover Police: 2 teens arrested, accused of stealing a vehicle
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Hoover Police confirmed two people robbed a victim and stole their vehicle from The Park at Hoover apartment complex early Monday morning.
There was major police activity at the intersection of Ave. O and Warrior Road in Ensley around 4:00 a.m. Monday.
Hoover Police, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies and Birmingham Police were on the scene.
Hoover Police said on Monday, June 7 at 2:00 a.m. the Hoover 911 center received a call of an armed robbery in the parking lot of the 1800 building at The Park at Hoover apartment complex. The victim told dispatchers two males approached him and demanded his vehicle at gunpoint.
An officer responding to the scene located the victim’s vehicle traveling on Lorna Road and attempted to stop it. The officer said the suspects refused to stop and continued north to I-65. A pursuit was initiated, but officers lost sight of the vehicle when it exited the interstate.
Within a few minutes, the car was discovered unoccupied in the 1500 block of 35th Street Ensley. With the assistance of officers from Birmingham Police and Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies, both suspects were located a short time later. They were taken into custody without incident and transported to the Hoover City Jail.
The following warrants were obtained Tuesday afternoon:
Tyrone Leander Jordan, 18, Fairfield, AL
- Robbery 1st degree $15,000.00 bond
Elijah Javon Rockette,17, Birmingham, AL
- Robbery 1st degree $10,000.00 bond
** Rockette is charged as an adult**
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