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August 2011 Crime Summaries

DATE

LOCATION

NATURE

DESCRIPTION

8/1/11 6420 Clayton Rd

St. Mary’s Hospital

Stealing

 

The victim reports that while she was a patient at the hospital her wallet was stolen. Subsequently her credit cards were used at area retail outlets. Investigation continues.

8/1/11 1100 Blk Bellevue

Public Street

Found Property

 

An officer on patrol located a travel bag in the street. Investigation revealed that it had been stolen from the owner’s car in the City of St. Louis. The bag was later returned to the owner.
8/1/11 6420 Clayton Rd

St. Mary’s Hospital Parking Garage

Stealing

 

The victim reports that while working in the hospital someone entered his unlocked 1999 Pontiac and stole the stereo.
8/1/11 1200 Blk Kurt

Private Residence

Burglary

 

Several males were seen attempting to break into the house. Police were called and the males ran from the area. Investigation continues.
8/2/11 6600 Blk Clayton

Schnucks Grocery Parking Lot

Drug Overdose

 

A 22 year old man called police when he found that his 25 year old girlfriend, who was in the car with him, had accidentally overdosed on the heroine they were sharing. The female was taken to an area hospital for treatment and the male was arrested.
8/3/11 1100 Blendon

Private Car Port

Stealing

 

Two bicycles were stolen from the victim’s car port.
8/3/11 1155 St. Louis Galleria

Shopping Mall

Disorderly Conduct & Trespassing

 

When a 22 year old female was acting inappropriately in the mall, security officers told her to leave. When she refused to leave and began cursing at the officers she was arrested. She was held pending a case review by the municipal prosecutor.
8/3/11 Hwy I-170 at Hwy I-64

Public Roadway

Unlawful Use of a Weapon

 

A 19 year old male is being sought for his part of a “road rage” incident wherein he pointed a handgun at another driver.
8/3/11 1155 St. Louis Galleria

Mall Parking Lot

Stolen Auto

 

After realizing his keys were missing, a mall shopper went to the parking lot and found that his 2009 VW Passat had been stolen.
8/3/11 1155 St. Louis Galleria

Mall Parking Garage

Property Damage & Stealing

 

Two vehicles, a 2002 Chevy Cavalier and a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix, were broken into while the owners were in the mall. Investigation continues.
8/3/11 6420 Clayton Rd

St. Mary’s Hospital

Stealing

 

A hospital employee reports that his iPhone was stolen from his lab coat pocket while it was hanging in a locker room. Investigation continues.
8/4/11 1400 Blk Barger

Private Residence

Domestic Assault

 

The victim reports that her 39 year old husband assaulted her after an argument. He left the residence prior to police arrival. He is currently being sought for questioning.
8/4/11 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s Department Store

Stealing

 

A 17 year old female and two males, ages 20 and 25, were arrested for shoplifting later released with court summonses.
8/4/11 1400 Blk Collins

Private Residence

Domestic Assault

 

A 48 year old male was arrested after he initiated a physical confrontation with several household members. He was held pending a case review by the municipal prosecutor.
8/5/11 7400 Blk Williams

Private Residence

Fraud

 

The victim reports that her credit card information was used to make fraudulent purchases in Texas and Pennsylvania. Investigation continues.
8/5/11 2493 St. Louis Galleria

Lens Crafters

Stealing

 

The store’s bank deposit bag was stolen after it was left near a cash register.
8/7/11 2011 St. Louis Galleria

The Love Culture Store

Stealing

 

A 41 year old female was arrested for shoplifting and held pending a case review by the municipal prosecutor.
8/8/11 1633 Laclede Sta. Rd

Residential Care Center Parking Lot

Property Damage

 

The victim reports that someone broke a mirror off her car while it was parking in the lot.
8/8/11 1700 Blk Beulah

Private Residence

Fraud

 

Victim received a call that he had won $950,000.00 and a Mercedes Benz, but was required to send a small amount of money to receive his winnings. In the following weeks the victim sent money (totaling $840.00) by Western Union, to Kingston, Jamaica as instructed. Investigation continues.
8/8/11 2440 St Louis Galleria

Apple Store

 

Fraud

 

 

A suspect was arrested after attempting to use a stolen check to purchase computer equipment. The suspect was found to be part of a larger stolen check ring, so the US Secret Service was notified.
8/9/11 Galleria parking lot Animal Abuse

 

Galleria Officers found a small dog locked in a vehicle on the parking lot. The dog appeared to be in distress by its behavior due to the extreme temperature. The officer found a way to open the door and remove the dog. A Humane Society Investigator responded and found the temperature inside the vehicle was 116 degrees, so she took custody of the dog. The owner of the vehicle and dog was located where she was issued a Richmond Heights Municipal Court Summons for Animal Abuse.

 

8/11/11 1503 S. Big Bend

Coronet Travel

Fraud

 

Suspect(s) used a stolen credit card number to purchase over $5000.00 in overseas airfare tickets from a travel company.
8/11/11 1113 St. Louis Galleria

Tiger Town Store

Stealing

 

Corporate Security reports that an employee had been stealing money from the store through fake merchandise returns. Investigation continues.
8/12/2011 7400 Blk Rupert

Private Residence

Auto theft

 

Victim’s 2002 Dodge Ram Truck was stolen overnight while it was parked on the street in front of the residence. It was recovered three days later in St. Louis City after having been wrecked.
8/12/11 1402 S. Hanley

Circle K Gas Station

Stealing

 

A 53 year old male was arrested for shoplifting. It was later found that nine area agencies had active warrants for his arrest. He was held pending a case review by the municipal prosecutor.
8/13/11 8040 Clayton Rd

Homewood Suites

Stealing

 

The victim reports that a ring was stolen from the room she had rented. Investigation continues.
8/13/11 1030 S. Brentwood

Verizon Wireless

Stealing

 

A telephone on display, valued at $450, was stolen. Investigation continues.
8/13/11 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s Department Store

Stealing

 

A 26 year old male was arrested for shoplifting and later released pending a case review by state prosecutors.
8/14/11 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s Department Store

Stealing

 

A 14 year old male was arrested for shoplifting and later released to his mother.
8/15/11 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s Department Store

Stealing

 

Three females, ages 15, 23 and 24, were arrested for shoplifting. The adults were issued court summonses and released to another agency seeking their arrests. The 15 year old was turned over to juvenile authorities.
8/16/11 7400 Blk Ethel

Private Residence

Attempted Burglary

 

A resident was in his home when someone tried to pry open the rear door. He startled the person who then ran from the area. Investigation continues.
8/16/11 7357 Dale

Architect Business

Burglary

 

The victim reports that someone broke into the lower level of the business and stolen tools. Investigation continues.
8/17/11 2126 St. Louis Galleria

Hollister Store

Stealing

 

A 22 year old female was arrested for shoplifting and, due to her lengthy arrest history, held pending a case review by the municipal prosecutor.
8/17/11 1178 St. Louis Galleria

The GAP Store

Stealing

 

A 22 year old female was arrested for shoplifting and later released with a court summons.
8/18/11 7300 Blk Ethel

Apartment Building

Stealing

 

The victim reports tools stolen from his storage area within the apartment building. Investigation continues.
8/18/11 1479 St Louis Galleria

Bailey Banks &Biddle

Stealing

 

A female suspect asked to see a diamond ring on display. When the sales associate handed her the ring (valued at over $21,000), she took it and ran out of the store. The suspect was last seen running into the parking lot. Investigation continues.
8/18/11 7600 Blk W. Bruno

Public Street

Resisting Arrest

 

During a traffic stop, the suspect driver ran on foot from the scene to avoid arrest. The officer chased the suspect to the 7600 block of Lindbergh where he caught the suspect. It was later determined that the suspect ran from police because he had several outstanding traffic warrants. The suspect was charged with several traffic violations, Failure to comply and Resisting arrest. Warrant application will be made through the Richmond Heights Municipal Court.
8/19/11 Lake Forest Subdivision

Private Residence

Dog Bite

 

An employee of a trash company was bitten on the leg by a homeowner’s dog while retrieving trash cans from the rear yard for normal collection. Paramedics transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.
8/19/11 6420 Clayton Rd

St. Mary’s Hospital Parking Garage

Child Endangerment

 

Police responded to the parking garage where security had detained a 21 year old female for leaving her children in her car, unattended, for approximately 10 minutes. Missouri’s Division of Family Services was notified and will investigate further.
8/19/11 1700 Blk Beulah

Private Residence

Stealing

 

The victim reported that prescription drugs were stolen from her purse. It was determined that they had been taken by her 14 year old daughter. This report will be forwarded to juvenile authorities.
8/20/11 1900 Maplewood Commons

Parking Lot

Possession of Narcotics

 

During a search of the suspect during a traffic arrest, the officer found several capsules including what is believed to be Heroin. The suspect was booked for the drugs and as a Fugitive from three other municipalities.
8/22/11 1000 Blk Blendon

Private Residence

Stealing

 

Unknown suspect(s) stole several power tools from the owner’s unlocked garage. Investigation continues.
8/22/11 6600 Clayton Rd

Schnucks’ Grocery

Stealing

 

A 19 year old female was arrested for shoplifting. She was issued a court summons and then turned over to another agency seeking her arrest.
8/24/11 North Outer Road of Hwy I-64

Public Highway

Possession of Marijuana

 

Police stopped a vehicle with an expired license plate. This stop resulted in the arrest of the 21 year old male driver when marijuana was found in his car. He was held pending a case review by the municipal prosecutor.
8/24/11 7300 Blk Hoover

Apartment Parking Lot

Stealing & Property Damage

 

The victim reports that someone broke into her 1999 Honda Accord and stole her car’s stereo.
8/25/11 6420 Clayton Rd

Hospital Emergency Room

Assault

 

A 20 year old male patient became angry and spit on two employees. He also hit a nurse, breaking the nurse’s rib. The male was later admitted to the psychiatric ward for treatment.
8/25/11 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s Department Store

Stealing

 

A 17 year old female was arrested for shoplifting and held pending a case review by the municipal prosecutor.
8/25/11 1400 Blk Barger

Apartment Building Property

Possession of Narcotics

 

Police were investigating a call for a fight when they discovered an 18 year old male participant had an outstanding drug warrant from another municipality. Upon being arrested a number of pills, possibly illegal narcotics, were found in his pocket. Investigation continues.
8/26/11 7230 Dale Ave

St. Luke’s Church

Stealing

 

The victim states that while taking communion during the service someone stole the wallet out of her purse, which was left in the pew. Investigation continues.
8/27/11 6420 Clayton Rd

St. Mary’s Hospital

Endangering the Welfare/Child

 

The 23 year old mother of a prematurely born baby removed her child from the ICU and let the hospital. She was later found at her home and the child was taken to another area hospital. The case will be forwarded to state prosecutors for review.
8/27/11 7355 Dale Ave

Ramled Enterprises

Burglary

 

The business owner reports that someone broke into the business overnight by kicking in the front door.
8/28/11 6420 Clayton Rd

Hospital Parking Garage

Property Damage & Stealing

 

The victim reports that someone broke into her 2100 Ford Focus and stole her purse. Investigation continues.
8/29/11 7300 Blk Williams

Private Garage

Stealing

 

Tools were stolen from an unlocked garage. Investigation continues.
8/30/11 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s Department Store

Stealing

 

A 34 year old female was arrested for stealing. The case will be forwarded to state prosecutors for review.
8/30/11 1100 Blk Blendon

Private Residence

Stealing

 

The victim reports that her mountain bike was stolen from the rear yard of her residence.

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