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September 2012 Crime Summaries

last updated 10/5/2012

DATE

LOCATION

NATURE

DESCRIPTION

9/1/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Disorderly Conduct

 

A 50 year old male was taken into custody when found to be intoxicated on Galleria property asking passing motorists for a ride.  He was booked and released on a municipal court summons.

9/2/12 7000 blk Oakland Burglary

 

Two televisions and a laptop computer were stolen from the residence after someone entered through a rear window.
9/2/12 1453 St. Louis Galleria

Nordstrom

Shoplifting / Assault

 

Three suspects grabbed clothing from the store and ran to a waiting vehicle just outside Nordstrom’s east doors.  When chased by security, one of the suspects discharged pepper spray before entering the getaway vehicle.  No license plate information was obtained and surveillance video is poor.
9/2/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Disturbance

 

Police were called to the Galleria food court for a fight in progress.  One suspect fled the mall on foot and was later apprehended by an officer.  The second party was taken into custody inside the mall.  Both were booked for disorderly conduct and held on bond.
9/3/12 6400 Clayton Road Drug Violation

 

An officer conducting a traffic stop discovered the occupants of the vehicle to have several outstanding warrants.  The female passenger was also found to be in possession of marijuana.  The warrants for the driver were not verified and he was issued a traffic summons.  His female passenger was taken into custody on her outstanding warrants and also booked for possession of the marijuana.
9/4/12 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s

Shoplifting

 

A 62 year old male was arrested for shoplifting.  He was booked and held for municipal warrant application after it was learned he had a lengthy arrest record.
9/4/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

A 38 year old female from Dallas, Texas was taken into custody for shoplifting.  She was booked and held for municipal warrant application.
9/4/12 6300 Clayton Road

Cheshire Inn

Stealing

 

An iPad was stolen from one of the guest rooms and an employee is being investigated for the theft.
9/4/12 7960 Clayton Road Stealing

 

A window was broken out of a vehicle parked on the lot and a cell phone stolen from the front seat.
9/6/12 6622 Clayton Road

Sprint

Stealing

 

Police were called to investigate the unauthorized addition of a user to an established Sprint account.  The matter is being handled at the patrol level.
9/7/12 1074 St. Louis Galleria

Coach

Shoplifting

 

A bangle bracelet, valued at $198 was stolen from the store.  The suspect was captured on video surveillance but there are no further leads.
9/7/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Trespassing

 

A 19 year old female was taken into custody for trespassing and outstanding warrants.  She was booked and held for municipal warrant application.
9/7/12 1161 St. Louis Galleria

Sunglass Hut

Shoplifting

 

Sunglasses, valued at $1300 were reportedly stolen by three suspects who fled the store.  There are no leads.
9/10/12 1800 (blk) Princeton Assault

 

Police were called to a disturbance and took a 43 year old male into custody for domestic violence.  He was held pending application of a municipal warrant.
9/11/12 1200 (blk) Buck Auto Theft

 

Victim reported his vehicle stolen from in front of his house overnight.  A spare ignition key was left on the floorboard of the vehicle.  Two neighbors also had their vehicles rummaged through but not stolen.
9/12/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

A 58 year old female was observed removing two pair of women’s shoes from their box and place them inside her purse before leaving the store.  She was detained and escorted to the security office where store merchandise totaling $1,019 was recovered from her possession.  She was booked for felony stealing and released pending application of a state warrant.
9/12/12 1161 St. Louis Galleria

(Sunglass Hut North)

Stealing O/$500 Store employees observed three suspects randomly grab 34 pairs of sunglasses valued at $6338.55.  The suspects fled on foot.
9/13/12 1027 Bellevue Assault

 

A patient suffering from Schizophrenia suddenly and without provocation attacked his nurse breaking her nose.  He was detained and placed under sedation.  Due to the patient’s condition after the attack, a wanted entry for second degree assault was placed in the computer for his arrest at a later time.
9/15/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Two female juvenile suspects worked in tandem to steal clothing merchandise valued at $196.15.  They were apprehended by Macy’s security and later arrested.  Both juveniles were released to their parents.  A report was forwarded to the St. Louis County Family Court.
9/16/12 7500 (blk) Wise Destruction of Private Property Victim reported that his truck was broken into overnight by damaging the driver’s door lock.  Investigation revealed no items to be missing.
9/16/12 7500 (blk) Hoover Destruction of Private Property

 

Victim reported that his car was broken into overnight by damaging the driver’s door lock.  Investigation revealed no items to be missing.
9/16/12 7500 (blk) Hoover Attempted Stolen Auto

 

Victim reported that his car was broken into overnight by damaging the driver’s door lock.  The steering column had damage consistent with a theft attempt.
9/16/12 7700 (blk) St. Albans Larceny from an Auto

 

Victim reported that his car was broken into overnight by damaging the driver’s door lock.  The victim reported that his car’s speakers and amplifier were stolen.
9/16/12 2126 St. Louis Galleria

(Hollister)

Stealing O/$500 Store security reported on 9/25/12 that a Hispanic male and a Hispanic female stole 75 pieces of clothing merchandise valued at $2732.50.  This was only discovered after inventory check revealed a shortage.
9/17/12 6700 (blk) Clayton Larceny from an Auto

 

Victim reported that her vehicle was broken into by smashing out her front passenger window.  Taken from the vehicle was a work related security guard belt that contained both handcuffs and pepper spray.
9/17/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Domestic Assault

 

The female victim reported that she and her boyfriend got into an argument while at the mall.  The victim stated her boyfriend grabbed her by her hair and pushed her.  The victim made contact with mall security and police and he was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
9/17/12 S/B I-170 @ I-64 DWI Officers responded to the area of the St. Louis Galleria south lot and met with a witness for the report of an intoxicated driver that entered the city from I-170. Investigation resulted in the arrest of a subject for DWI.
9/18/12 1336 Hawthorne 1B Stealing Over $500

 

Victim reported her handgun, ammunition and gun holster stolen from her apartment, likely occurring when the apartment was being shown to possible new tenants as she was moving out.
9/18/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria Macy’s Shoplifting

 

A Macy’s employee was arrested for conducting a series of “markdowns” on clothing items $1440.99.  The customers receiving the markdowns were friends of the employee.
9/18/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Trespassing

 

Mall security officers recognized a subject that was previously banned after being arrested for shoplifting.  Security officers detained the subject until police officers arrived and arrested the subject for trespassing.
9/18/12 1400 Big Bend

US Bank

Forgery Victim stated an unknown suspect deposited a check into her account shortly after victim’s purse was stolen containing deposit slips and a debit card.  Later the debit card was fraudulently used in other locations.
9/19/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting Two suspects were apprehended by Macy’s security after stealing $159.95 worth of clothing merchandise.  Both suspects were arrested and released on municipal court summonses.
9/20/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Disorderly Conduct Mall security detained two juvenile females who randomly came into contact with each other at the Galleria.  The two juveniles have a long standing feud over a common boyfriend and engaged in a fight on mall property.  Both juveniles were arrested and later released to their parents.
9/20/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting Macy’s security detained two juvenile suspects for stealing $258.50 worth of clothing merchandise.   Both juveniles were arrested, one being transported to the St. Louis County Juvenile Detention Center, the other released to a parent.
9/20/12 6600 Clayton Rd.

(Schnuck’s)

Shoplifting Officers responded to the area of Schnuck’s in search of a shoplifting suspect. Officers located the suspect who was identified by Schnuck’s security as having stolen a package of razors and nail clippers with a total value of $7.68. The suspect was arrested and held for muni warrant application.
9/20/12 1101 St. Louis Galleria

(Fast Fix)

Forgery Two subjects purchased jewelry from Fast Fix using fraudulent prepaid credit cards.  One of the subjects was arrested the next day attempting to do so again.  Investigation is ongoing.
9/21/12 7400 (blk) Arlington Domestic Assault Officers responded to the home of the victim who reported that she and her husband who are in the process of divorcing just got into a verbal argument.  The victim added that the suspect grabbed her by the throat and damaged a bedroom door prior to fleeing. The suspect was entered as a wanted person.
9/21/12 2055 St. Louis Galleria

(Love Culture)

Shoplifting Love Culture security detained a subject for stealing $11.90 worth of clothing merchandise.  The subject was arrested and later released on a muni court summons.
9/21/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

(Macy’s)

Shoplifting Macy’s security detained a subject for stealing $407 worth of clothing and fragrance merchandise. The subject was arrested and later released on a muni court summons.
9/21/12 7900 (blk) Thomas Disturbance

 

Officers responded for a disturbance at a residence.  Investigation revealed that a fight ensued among family members.  Three members of the family residence were arrested, one for domestic assault and two for disorderly conduct.
9/22/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Trespassing Galleria security detained a previously banned subject.  The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
9/22/12 1488 St. Louis Galleria

(Victoria’s Secret)

Possession of Stolen Property Galleria security detained a previously banned subject.  The subject was in possession of 35 pairs of women’s underwear that was determined to be stolen from Victoria’s Secret. The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
9/24/12 8040 Clayton Rd.

(Homewood Suites)

Suicide Attempt A patron of Homewood Suites contacted 911 stating he was going to kill himself.  Officers arrived and secured the subject, and later transported him to St. Mary’s Hospital where he was admitted for further treatment.
9/24/12 1031 Bellevue

(Bellevue Medical Building)

Domestic Assault Victim is a parking garage attendant at the medical building.  She reported her ex-boyfriend responded to her location, grabbed her by the hair and spit in her face.  Officers contacted the suspect by phone who admitted to the incident. The report was forwarded to the RH prosecutor for muni warrant application.
9/24/12 6600 Clayton Rd.

(Schnuck’s)

Shoplifting Schnuck’s security officer’s detained a subject for stealing $99.12 worth of toiletries.  Officers arrived and arrested the subject, holding her for a muni warrant application.
9/25/12 1400 (blk) Hawthorne Domestic Violence

 

Officers responded to a domestic assault where the victim was being held against her will by her boyfriend in his apartment.  The victim stated that her boyfriend sexually assaulted her over the course of the previous evening compelling her with the threat of a gun.  The suspect was arrested and charges were sought with the St. Louis County PA’s office.
9/27/12 6420 Clayton Rd.

St. Mary’s Hospital

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to St. Mary’s where hospital security detained a subject for stealing $189 worth of merchandise from the gift shop.  The subject was held pending a municipal warrant application.
9/27/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded for a shoplifter at Macy’s who stole $138 worth of clothing merchandise.   The subject was held pending a municipal warrant application.
9/28/12 Brentwood at Clayton DWI

 

An officer observed a vehicle commit an illegal U-turn and conducted a traffic stop.  Investigation resulted in the driver being arrested for suspicion of DWI. The subject was held pending a municipal warrant application.
9/28/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Peace Disturbance

 

Hollister store employees and mall security were attempting to detain a subject for shoplifting.  The subject produced a can of pepper spray and threatened the other parties.  Officers arrested the subject without incident.  The subject was held pending a municipal warrant application.
9/28/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Stealing Over $500

 

An unidentified male stole a $3100 bracelet from the fine jewelry counter at Macy’s.
9/28/12 1062 St. Louis Galleria

Cheesecake Factory

Phone Harassment

 

Victim, a Cheesecake Factory employee, reported that her ex-boyfriend had sent her several threatening text messages.  The suspect was entered as a wanted person.
9/28/12 2073 St. Louis Galleria

Claire’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Claire’s where Mall security had detained a subject for stealing $6.50 worth of jewelry.  The subject was held pending a municipal warrant application.
9/29/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Leaving the Scene of an Accident

 

A vehicle driven by an unidentified subject crashed into a parked vehicle on the Galleria parking lot causing the parked vehicle to strike 2 other vehicles.  Investigation identified the license plate of the vehicle which was entered as wanted for LSA.
9/29/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained 3 juveniles for stealing $1090.68 worth of clothing merchandise.  The three juveniles were conveyed to the St. Louis County Juvenile Detention Center.
9/29/12 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s

Shoplifting

 

Officer’s responded to Dillard’s where security detained a subject for stealing $32 worth of jewelry. The subject was held pending a municipal warrant application.

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