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May 2013 Crime Summaries

last updated 6/7/2013

DATE

LOCATION

NATURE

DESCRIPTION

05/01/13 7750 Clayton

Midwest Medical Evaluations

Passing Bad Check

 

Victim reported that a client passed a check that was returned due to insufficient funds. Investigation in ongoing.

05/02/13 6300 (blk) Clayton Larceny from an Auto

 

Victim stated that person(s) unknown entered his unlocked vehicle and stole a bag that contained his prescription medication.
05/02/13 1442 St. Louis Galleria

True Religion

Forgery

 

Store manager reported that a subject attempted to purchase an item with a counterfeit $50 bill. The subject left the scene without the merchandise, leaving the bill behind. The US Secret Service is investigating further.
05/04/13 I-64 @ Brentwood Leaving the Scene of an Accident

 

Officers responded to a vehicle accident on the highway with several lanes blocked. Officers discovered that the driver of the responsible vehicle fled the scene on foot. The subject was identified and later arrested in another jurisdiction.  The subject was conveyed to RHPD where he was later released on a summons.
05/04/13 1453 St. Louis Galleria

Nordstrom

Shoplifting

 

A male subject entered Nordstrom and stole two purses, making good his escape by running to the parking lot and into a waiting car.
05/04/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained two juveniles for stealing $183 in merchandise. The juveniles were arrested and later transported to the St. Louis County Juvenile Detention Center.
05/05/13 2407 St. Louis Galleria

Sephora

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Sephora where security detained a subject for stealing $316 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
05/06/13 1155 St. Louis Galleria Trespasser

 

Officers responded to the Galleria police office where mall security had escorted a detained subject. That subject was determined to have been banned from Galleria property. The subject was arrested for trespassing and held for a muni warrant application.
05/06/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security had detained a subject for stealing $45 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and later released on a summons.
05/07/13 2134 St. Louis Galleria

Solstice

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Solstice where three subjects concealed $6100 worth of sunglasses into True Religion bags they were carrying. Store associates were able to wrestle the merchandise from the subjects who then made good their escape.
05/07/13 2476 St. Louis Galleria

Foot Locker

Forgery

 

Victim responded to the station and reported that her cousin stole her credit card and used it fraudulently to purchase Air Jordan tennis shoes from Foot Locker.
05/07/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security had detained a subject for stealing $68 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
05/08/13 1200 (blk) Brentwood Missing Person

 

An officer on routine patrol conducted a pedestrian check on a subject determined to be a runaway juvenile. The juvenile had signs of self-inflicted injuries and was transported to St. Mary’s hospital where he was admitted as a psychiatric patient.
05/08/13 1027 Bellevue

SSM Medical Suite

Stealing

 

Person(s) unknown entered a medical suite at the SSM offices and stole 2 laptop computers.
05/08/13 1155 St. Louis Galleria Possession of a Theft Device

 

Officers responded to the area outside the Sephora store where security had detained a subject carrying a foil lined bag (a technique designed to disrupt theft sensors). The subject was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
05/08/13 2122 St. Louis Galleria

Buckle

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Buckle where security detained a subject for stealing $562 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and held pending a state warrant application.
05/09/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained a subject for stealing $89.50 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and later released on a summons.
05/10/13 1300 (blk) Hawthorne Larceny from an Auto

 

Victim stated that person(s) unknown broke out his car window and stole a case of CD’s while his car was parked in his apartment’s underground garage.
05/10/13 1300 (blk) Hawthorne Larceny from an Auto

 

Victim stated that person(s) unknown broke out his car window and stole his vehicle’s stereo while his car was parked in his apartment’s underground garage.
05/10/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained a subject for stealing $179 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
05/10/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained a subject for stealing $91 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
05/11/13 1200 (blk) Hawthorne Stealing

 

Victim reported a boy’s bicycle stolen from the common basement area of the apartment complex.
05/11/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained a subject for stealing $148 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and later released on a summons.
05/11/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained a subject for stealing $258 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and later released on a summons.
05/11/13 7200 (blk) Delta Stolen Auto

 

Victim reported that person(s) unknown stole his motorcycle while it was parked in a residential driveway.
05/12/13 I-64 ramp at Hanley DWI

 

An officer observed a vehicle stopped in traffic on a highway exit ramp. Investigation found the driver to be asleep with the engine running and in gear. The subject was arrested on suspicion of DWI and later released on a summons.
05/12/13 1491 St. Louis Galleria

Urban Outfitters

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Urban Outfitter’s where security detained a subject for stealing $52 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and later released on a summons.
05/13/13 1155 St. Louis Galleria Disorderly Conduct

 

Officers responded to assist security at the Galleria a subject who had attempted to shoplift from the H and M store. The subject fled through the mall causing a disturbance. The subject was arrested and later released on a summons.
05/14/13 1062 St. Louis Galleria

Cheesecake Factory

Forgery

 

Officers responded to the Cheesecake Factory where management presented a five dollar bill that appeared to be counterfeit. The bill was seized and this report was forwarded to the US Secret Service for further investigation.
05/14/13 1100 (blk) Boland Forgery

 

Victim reported that a fraudulent “BILLMELATER” account was created in his name and funds were withdrawn from his personal “PayPal” account to fund transactions in the fraudulent account.
05/15/13 7700 (blk) West Bruno Auto Accident

 

Officers responded to an auto accident where one of the driver’s was an unlicensed juvenile who had taken her parent’s vehicle without their knowledge. The juvenile was arrested and later released to a parent.
05/16/13 6420 Clayton

St. Mary’s

Phone Harassment

 

Officers responded to St. Mary’s where they met the victim a switch board operator for the hospital. The victim stated that she had been receiving repeated threatening phone calls from her ex-boyfriend. Investigation is ongoing.
05/17/13 1000 (blk) Yale Disorderly Conduct

 

A resident woke up to a find a person sleeping in her backyard. Investigation found the subject to be extremely intoxicated. The subject was arrested and later released on a summons.
05/18/13 8001 Dale

The Heights

Stealing

 

Victim reported that person(s) unknown stole his backpack from the gym floor. The backpack contained the victim’s mobile phone.
05/18/13 1275 Boland

Little Flower Church

Stealing

 

Victim stated that person(s) unknown stole her purse while she attended the parish’s barbecue.
05/19/13 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Dillard’s after a subject stole a stack of jeans from the store and security gave chase. The jeans were recovered but the subject made good her escape.
05/19/13 1155 St. Louis Galleria Animal Abuse

 

Officers responded to the Galleria lot where a dog was found alone inside a secured vehicle that was in obvious heat distress. The owner of the dog was located and issued a summons.
05/19/13 West Bruno at Laclede DWI

 

Investigation into a traffic violation found the driver of a vehicle to likely be intoxicated. The driver was arrested for suspicion of DWI and later released on summonses.
05/20/13 2407 St. Louis Galleria

Sephora

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Sephora where security had detained a subject for stealing $62 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
05/20/13 2407 St. Louis Galleria

Sephora

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Sephora where security had detained a subject for stealing $241 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
05/21/13 1155 St. Louis Galleria Larceny from an Auto

 

Victim stated that person(s) unknown entered her vehicle over a week ago while it was parked on the Galleria lot. A camera lens was taken.
05/21/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security had detained a subject for stealing $244.50 in merchandise. The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
05/22/13 1155 St. Louis Galleria Possession of Theft Device

 

A known shoplifter was detained by Galleria security and found to be in possession of a foil lined bag (booster bag) used to defeat security sensors. The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
05/22/13 6600 Clayton

Schnucks

Shoplifting

 

An officer patrolling the lot of Schnucks observed a subject selecting plants from an outside display and placing them onto a shopping cart.  The subject then pushed the cart to his truck parked in the store lot and loaded the plants into his truck. The subject was arrested and later released on a summons.
05/23/13 7300 (blk) LaVeta Recovered Property

 

Victim recovered two abandoned bicycles on her property.  Neither serial number for the bikes were reported stolen.
05/22/13 7700 (blk) Snowden Property Damage

 

Victim stated that person(s) unknown shattered the windshield and driver’s side window of her vehicle as it was parked on the street in front of her house overnight. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.
05/23/13 6734 Clayton

Applebee’s

Stealing

 

Applebee’s manager reported that a party of four subjects left $12 on a $39 bill and left the area.
05/24/13 7000 (blk) Mitchell Stolen Auto

 

Victim stated that person(s) unknown stole his truck that was parked on the street in front of his residence.  The vehicle was recovered the following day less than half a mile from where it was taken and was released at the scene to a relative after determining nothing of value was taken.
05/24/13 7100 (blk) Glades Attempted Stolen Auto

 

An officer conducting a canvass related to the previously mentioned stolen auto drove up on a subject trying to put a motor scooter into the back of a small SUV.  When the subject saw the officer, he entered the SUV and fled the scene.  The SUV itself was stolen out of St. Louis City. Investigation is ongoing.
05/24/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Stealing

 

A 14 year old juvenile was arrested for shoplifting.  He was released to his mother and the case sent to St. Louis County Family Court for their consideration.
05/258/13 6300 Clayton Road

Cheshire Inn

Stealing

 

A vehicle was broken into on the parking lot and property stolen.  Suspect vehicle is a dark colored Chevrolet Impala with Illinois license plates.  Further investigation located two additional vehicles broken into on the lot in St. Louis City’s venue.
05/25/13 7447 Dale Avenue Recovered Firearm

 

A firearm reported stolen in 1982 was recovered by St. Louis City PD.  No further details are available at this time.
05/24/13 7400 (BLK) Rupert Stealing

 

Officers responded to the Healthcare Family Credit Union for an abandoned laptop computer case.  Subsequent investigation located the owner on Rupert Avenue.  The victim stated his laptop and case were taken from his unlocked vehicle parked in front of his house overnight.
05/25/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Stealing

 

Two juveniles were taken into custody for shoplifting.  They were later released to a custodial parent and the matter forwarded to the St. Louis County Family Court.
05/25/13 1155 St. Louis Galleria Trespassing

 

A 16 year old female was arrested for trespassing on Galleria property after previously being banned for a May 2013 shoplifting arrest from Dillard’s.  Her mother refused to pick her up and she was taken to Family Court in Clayton.
05/25/13 2063 St. Louis Galleria

American Eagle Outfitters

Stealing

 

An employee of American Eagle Outfitters had her bank card and driver’s license stolen from her purse stored in a back room of the business.  The bank card was used in the Galleria food court and two transactions were denied at Dillard’s.
05/25/13 6600 Clayton Road

Schnucks

Stealing

 

A 69 year old employee was arrested for throwing away meat meant for packaging.  He was booked and issued a municipal court summons.
05/26/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Stealing

 

A 20 year old female and a 15 year old juvenile were arrest for shoplifting.  The adult was issued a municipal court summons and the juvenile released to a guardian.
05/27/13 1300 (blk) Hawthorne Burglary

 

A 31 year old tenant of the apartment complex was taken into custody for unlawfully entering his neighbor’s apartment and leaving two bags of dog feces on the sofa.  Nothing was reported missing from the reporting party’s apartment.
05/27/13 Galleria Parkway Strong Armed Robbery

 

Two teenage males and a juvenile male assaulted a pedestrian as he walked on the Galleria Parkway stealing his cell phone and wristwatch.   All three suspects were captured by Clayton PD and the victim’s property recovered.  State warrants for second degree robbery were issued against the two adult male suspects, with bond set at $40,000 each, while the juvenile was referred to Family Court.
05/27/13 1000 (blk) Claytonia Terrace Domestic Assault

 

A 66 year old male was taken into custody after officers determined he assaulted his roommate.  Municipal warrants to be applied for.
05/28/13 6706 Clayton Road

Esquire Theater

Stealing

 

Victim reported his vehicle broken into and his Garmin GPS stolen from the console.  Victim delayed making the report for 24 hours.
5/25/13 6300 Clayton Road DWI

 

A 30 year old male was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after officers found him slumped at the wheel of his automobile while stopped in the traffic lane of Clayton Road at Bellevue Avenue.  The driver smelled of alcohol, failed field sobriety exams, and refused to submit to a chemical breath test.  He was booked and released with multiple municipal court summonses.
5/25/13 7100 (blk) Wise Ave Burglary

 

Someone forced open the front door of the residence stealing a flat screen television.  The homeowner was out of town at the time.
5/29/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Stealing

 

A 47 year old male was arrested for shoplifting.  He was booked and held for municipal warrant application.
5/28/13 7100 (blk) Wise Ave Stealing

 

A Purple Martin birdhouse was stolen from the victim’s front yard overnight.  There are no suspects.
5/29/13 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s

Stealing

 

An 18 year old female was arrested for shoplifting.  She was booked and issued a municipal court summons.
5/29/13 8100 Dale Avenue

The Heights

Stealing

 

The victim’s computer bag with laptop was stolen when left unattended in the library.  Also in the laptop bag was the victim’s wallet with credit cards and keys.  All of the victim’s property was returned to him the following day after he was contacted by a well-known police character who told him she found the property.  The matter is being investigated.
5/29/13 8100 Dale Avenue

The Heights

Stealing

 

Victim reported someone broke into his vehicle and stole electronics along with his wallet with credit cards.  The incident was captured on CCTV video and is being investigated.
5/29/13 1027 Bellevue

Hospital Parking Structure

Property Damage

 

Victim reported damage to the driver’s door handle of her vehicle.  There are no suspects.
5/30/13 8500 (blk) Bryan Property Damage

 

Someone gained entry to the victim’s vehicle by removing the driver’s door window.  The interior contents were disturbed but nothing appeared to be missing.  A document with blood on it was seized from the center console and will be submitted to the St. Louis County lab for testing.  Two other vehicles in the neighborhood were also damaged overnight.
5/30/13 8400 (blk) Winzenburg Property Damage

 

Someone gained entry to the victim’s vehicle by breaking out the driver’s door window however nothing was reported missing.  See above.
5/30/13 8500 (blk) Bryan Property Damage

Stealing

 

Someone gained entry to the victim’s vehicle by forcibly removing the driver’s door window.  A Garmin GPS and Bose headphones were taken from inside.  There are no suspects.  See above.
5/31/13 8040 Clayton Road

Homewood Suites

Stealing

 

A laptop computer was stolen from a guest’s room sometime during a three day period.  The matter is being investigated.
5/31/13 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Stealing

 

While shopping in the women’s shoe department of Macy’s, the victim thought she placed her wallet back into her purse after making a purchase.  She later discovered her wallet missing while at Panera Bread in the Galleria and learned her credit cards had been used at the Micro Center and Target stores in Brentwood, MO.

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