18 year old charged in Birmingham carjacking that led police on chase through Calera
CALERA, Ala. (WBRC) - A Gilbertown man has been arrested after a carjacking in Birmingham led to a police chase through Calera.
Calera Police say a woman was carjacked Wednesday morning in Birmingham near the area of 7th Avenue South.
The victim then filed a police report. Calera PD was able to catch up to the vehicle and the suspect then led police on a chase through Calera, ending on County Road 25 and Lhoist.
Calera Police arrested 18-year-old Tabarus Peake on Robbery 3rd Degree charges.
The victim of the carjacking is the mother of a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy, according to the Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Department.
The victim’s dog was in the vehicle and was not harmed after the accident. The victim was hurt when the suspect broke out her window, according to Calera Police, but is reportedly okay now.
We will update this story when more information becomes available.
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