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Holiday Amnesty Project

The City of Richmond Heights’ Municipal Court will be one of over 60 municipal courts in St. Louis County participating in the 2014 Holiday Amnesty Project, scheduled from December 1st to December 31st.  This event is being sponsored by the St. Louis County Municipal Court Improvement Committee (MCIC) and Better Family Life (BFL).

The MCIC is a group of judges, prosecutors, court administrators, public defenders, private attorneys and community leaders who mission is to improve the municipal court system in St. Louis County.  BFL is a 501(c)(3) community development corporation dedicated to the prosperity and growth of the American family and to promote the stability and self-sufficiency of low- to medium-income individuals and families in the St. Louis region.  This same organization sponsors the annual St. Louis Amnesty Project, and the Holiday Amnesty Project is patterned after it.

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Bank Robbery

On 11/19/14 at approximately 10am, the US Bank, located inside Schnucks (6600 Clayton Rd) was robbed.


The image below is of the suspect.  If you have any information that would assist detectives with this investigation, please contact the police department at 314-645-3000.

RHPD US Bank Robbery suspect photo 4 RHPD US Bank Robbery suspect photo 3
RHPD US Bank Robbery suspect photo 1 Bank Robbery Suspect

Vehicle Thefts

On 11/14/14 between 8:00am and 8:30am, two vehicles were stolen from residents while they were left running, unattended.  The affected areas were YALE AVENUE and CLAYTONIA TERRACE.  The Richmond Heights Police Department continues to stress that even though the temperatures are dropping, please do not warm up your vehicles and leave them unattended.  These types of crimes are typically ones of opportunity.  Please don’t provide an opportunity to be a victim of an easily preventable crime.


Burglary Just Occurred **UPDATED**

On 10/23/2014 at approximately 8am, a burglary was discovered in the 1100 block of Edward Terrace.  Two suspects were seen fleeing the area.  They are described as black males, wearing dark clothing.  One may be wearing his hair in dreadlocks.  Investigation is currently ongoing..


Area of Incident

Update (10/29/2014):

A burglary suspect has been identified (see below) and the police department is actively searching for him.  The suspects have not been located as of yet and residents should stay vigilant and report any suspicious activities they see immediately to the police department.  The police department remains actively patrolling the residential neighborhoods.  There have have been no additional burglaries reported since this incident.

Burglary Suspect

Burglary Suspect

Recent Daytime Residential Burglaries

The Richmond Heights Police Department would like its residents to be aware of a string of daytime residential burglaries that have occurred recently. Since Sunday, 10/5/14, the Richmond Heights Police Department has responded to three daytime residential burglaries. Entry was made by force and the homes were unoccupied at the time. The Police Department urges its residents to report ANY suspicious activity, no matter how unimportant you may feel it is. Please report activity by dialing 911 or 314-645-3000.

2014 Walk ‘N’ Talk Schedule

The Richmond Heights Police Department would like to invite you to come outside and meet a Richmond Heights Police Officer, walking your neighborhood.  During scheduled times (listed below), an officer will be in your neighborhood, to meet residents.  This is a perfect time for you to voice concerns you may have or just to get to know one of our officers.

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Hours Changed Due to Inclement Weather

updated 1/6/2014 @ 1:20pm

Due to the inclement weather, both the Richmond Heights City Hall and The Heights Recreation Center will be closed on Monday, January 6th.

Recent Daytime Burglaries

The Richmond Heights Police Department would like its residents to be aware of a recent string of daytime burglaries that have taken place the St. Louis County area, including Richmond Heights.  The suspects in these burglaries are described as two black males in their 20’s to 30’s, dressed as utility workers (wearing orange vests and hard hats).  If approached by individuals identifying themselves as utility workers, please ask for identification and contact the police department with any suspicious activity.