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October 2012 Crime Summaries

last updated 11/13/2012

DATE

LOCATION

NATURE

DESCRIPTION

10/1/12 6420 Clayton

St. Mary’s Hospital

Assault on a Police Officer, Car Clouting, Stolen Auto

 

Officers responded to the St. Mary’s parking garage for a subject breaking into vehicles. Officers arrived and chased the suspect vehicle which struck several parked vehicles.  The suspect attempted to use his vehicle to run down an officer.  It was later determined that the suspect broke into two vehicles, moving one to another level of the garage to conceal its damage.  The subject was arrested and held pending a warrant application with the St. Louis County PA’s office.

10/2/12 6420 Clayton

St. Mary’s Hospital

Stolen Auto

 

Victim parked his mother’s car in the St. Mary’s parking garage overnight and found that it was missing the next day.
10/2/12 18 Berkshire Property Damage

 

Victim reported two white males running from the area of her residence shortly after she discovered the glass window to her back door had been shattered.   Officers conducted a canvass of the area to locate the suspects and any other evidence to no avail.
10/2/12 2122 St. Louis Galleria

Buckle

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to the Buckle store where mall security and Buckle employees detained a subject for stealing $202.94 worth of merchandise. The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
10/3/12 7700 (blk) Dale Suspicious Person

 

An officer was checking on a “for sale” and unoccupied residence when he discovered a subject sleeping on the residence’s front porch. The officer requested a CAD search that indicated the subject (a homeless drifter) had been warned not to return to the residence again.  Additionally, the officer contacted the realty company who confirmed that no one should be on premises.    The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
10/3/12 7700 (blk) Lovella Unlawful use of a Weapon

 

Officers responded to the call of shots fired.  A resident was arrested for discharging a firearm in the street.
10/3/12 7900 (blk) Thomas Indecent Exposure

 

Officers responded to the report of a disturbance inside of a parked vehicle on the street.  When they arrived, officers observed a female squatting next to the vehicle and urinating.  The subject was arrested for indecent exposure and released on a municipal court summons.
10/4/12 1488 St. Louis Galleria

Victoria’s Secret

Property Damage

 

Three subjects concealed clothing merchandise inside of a shopping bag and exited the store with all the merchandise being carried by one subject. That subject was contacted by the store manager who escorted the subject back into the store. The subject provided the manager with her MO driver’s license but the manager let the subject leave to get her credit cards. The subject never returned. The subject was entered as wanted for stealing and property damage.
10/4/12 6734 Clayton

Applebee’s

Property Damage

 

Victim reported that her vehicle was broken into while parked on the lot of Applebee’s.  Entry was gained via punching a door lock.  No items were taken.
10/4/12 8001 Dale

The Heights

Property Damage

 

Victim reported that his vehicle was broken into while parked on the lot of the Heights.  Entry was gained by damaging a door window.  No items were taken.
10/5/12 8500 (blk) Antler Burglary

 

Victim returned to his residence and discovered a basement window forced open and a jar of change ($200 in coins) missing from the residence.  Investigation is ongoing.
10/6/12 8040 Clayton

Homewood Suites

Stealing

 

Victim, a guest at the hotel, reported that she received a phone call on the hotel room phone where the caller pretended to be from the front desk.  The caller informed the victim that the computers went down and needed her credit card number to complete the check in process. The victim provided the number and later realized that nearly $800 was applied to her credit card to conduct monetary wire transfers.  Investigation is ongoing.
10/10/12 North Outer Road at Brentwood Blvd. Possession of Narcotics

 

An officer conducted a traffic stop and detected the odor of burnt marijuana. Investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver for possession of marijuana. The driver was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
10/11/12 7447 Dale

(PD Jail)

Assault

 

Officers responded to the PD jail for the report of one prisoner assaulting another.  Upon separating the suspect from the cell and relocating him, the victim refused to assist in prosecution.
10/11/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

Officers responded to the Galleria parking garage for the report of an intoxicated subject. Officers located the subject and investigation found him to be in possession of a device associated with the smoking of heroine.  The subject was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
10/11/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Possession of Stolen Merchandise

 

A subject was detained for using a bad check to purchase merchandise from the Buckle store. Investigation revealed that she was in possession of stolen property and that she had warrants for identity theft.  The subject was arrested for possession of stolen merchandise and held for a muni warrant application.  Investigation into the use of the bad check is ongoing.
10/11/12 1158 St. Louis Galleria Forgery

 

Reference the above possession of stolen merchandise, further investigation revealed that the suspect in report number 12-2124 had passed several bogus checks at other stores within the mall.  The suspect was additionally charged with multiple counts of forgery.
10/11/12 1147 St. Louis Galleria

(Black Finn Restaurant)

Stealing

 

The victim reported that her camera was stolen from the restaurant after she left it there for some time.
10/12/12 1330 Big Bend Domestic Assault

 

Victim reported the while driving on Dale Ave. she and her ex-boyfriend got into a verbal argument that culminated in him pulling her hair and trying to force her out of a moving vehicle. Victim stated that she parked on the City Hall lot where they were by contacted police. The suspect fled on foot but was apprehended on the service road. The suspect was charged with domestic assault, resisting arrest and failure to comply.  He was held pending a muni warrant application.
10/12/12 2055 St. Louis Galleria

(Love Culture)

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Love Culture where security detained a subject for stealing $25.50 worth of clothing merchandise.  The subject was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
10/12/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Stolen Auto

 

Victim reported that his vehicle was stolen after parking it in row 4 of the St. Louis Galleria outside of Dillard’s.  Victim reported the he was not in possession of his keys.
10/13/12 1402 Hanley

(Shell Station)

Lewd Conduct, DWI

 

An officer observed a vehicle park on the Shell lot and watched as the driver exited the vehicle, pull her pants down and urinate on the parking lot.  The subject returned to her vehicle and began to drive away. The officer stopped the vehicle and investigation yielded the driver’s arrest for lewd conduct and DWI.
10/13/12 2466 St. Louis Galleria

(H and M)

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to the H and M store where security had a subject detained for stealing $9.95 in clothing merchandise.  The subject was arrested and released on a muni court summons.
10/13/12 2466 St. Louis Galleria

(H and M)

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to the H and M store where security had a juvenile detained for stealing $62.85 in clothing merchandise.  The subject was arrested and released to a parent.
10/13/12 6734 Clayton

(Applebee’s)

Car Clouting

 

Victim reported that her vehicle was broken into while parked on the Applebee’s lot.  Damage to her vehicle and the theft of personal belongings was indicated.
10/13/12 6734 Clayton

(Applebee’s)

Car Clouting

 

Victim reported that her vehicle was broken into while parked on the Applebee’s lot.  Only damage to his vehicle was indicated.
10/13/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

(Macy’s)

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security had a juvenile detained for stealing $29.50 in clothing merchandise.  The subject was arrested and released to a parent.
10/15/12 7447 Dale Forgery

 

Reporting party states that his brother stole their infirmed father’s checks and fraudulently presented them at Tip Top Cleaners and Nordstrom.
10/16/12 6600 Clayton

(Schnucks)

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Schnucks for a subject being detained by security for stealing $280.30 worth of liquor.  The subject was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
10/17/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Stolen Auto

 

Victim left her vehicle on the Galleria lot overnight and returned to find that it was missing.
10/18/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s for a subject detained by security for stealing $395.20.  The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
10/18/12 1074 St. Louis Galleria

Coach

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to the Coach store for a delayed stealing report.  Coach store video showed two subjects enter the Coach store, conceal several wallets and leave without paying for the merchandise.
10/19/12 2100 (blk) Princeton Animal Bite

 

A landscaper working on a fence reported that the neighbor’s dog jumped over the fence and bit him on the leg. Investigation revealed no vaccination info on hand.  St. Louis County Animal Control was advised of the incident.
10/20/12 7447 Dale Ave.

PD

DWI

 

ECDC reported a disturbance in the station lobby.  Investigation revealed that the disturbance began in a moving vehicle with the driver appearing intoxicated.  That subject was arrested for DWI.
10/20/12 1717 Big Bend

VFW Hall

Car Clouting

 

A patron of the VFW Hall reported that her vehicle was broken into by someone shattering a rear window.  The victim reported that her purse containing her checkbook was stolen.
10/21/12 1200 (blk) Highland Burglary

 

Victim reported that her house was broken into via someone shattering a basement door window.  Taken was a skateboard, money and some car speakers.  Victim suspects her wayward son is responsible.
10/22/12 1400 (blk) Big Bend Possession of Marijuana

 

An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that had no front or rear license plates.  Further investigation found the driver to be in possession of marijuana.  The driver was arrested and later released on muni court summonses.
10/23/12 6706 Clayton

Esquire Lot

Property Damage

 

Officers responded to the Esquire lot for the report of a subject attempting to break into a vehicle.  The suspect was gone at arrival.  No entry into the vehicle was made.  Damage to the vehicle’s door handle was noted.
10/25/12 2440 St. Louis Galleria

Apple

Stealing over $500

 

The manager of Apple reported that he went to the mall’s public restroom with his personal laptop computer and left the bathroom without it.  When he returned the computer was gone.
10/26/12 8040 Clayton Road

Homewood Suites

Stealing / Property Damage

 

Several vehicles were forcibly broken into overnight on the lot of Homewood Suites with property stolen from each.
10/2612 8040 Clayton Road

Homewood Suites

Auto Theft

 

A 2006 Ford F-150 was stolen from the lot of the hotel.  A spare ignition key was left in the truck’s console.  The vehicle was recovered two days later in St. Louis.
10/26/12 1100 Bellevue Avenue Stealing / Property Damage

 

The driver’s window was shattered sometime between 08:00 and 12:30 while parked on the street.  A Garmin GPS was stolen.
10/26/12 7930 Clayton Road

Momentum Advertising

Stealing

 

An employee’s purse was stolen and later recovered at another location inside the building.  CCTV showed another employee to be responsible for the theft and the victim declined to prosecute.
10/26/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria

Parking Structure

Robbery 2nd (Strong-arm)

 

A cellular phone was forcibly taken from a mall employee while she sat on a bench in the garage during her break.
10/28/12 1425 St. Louis Galleria

T-Mobile Kiosk

Stealing

 

A Blackberry cell phone was reported stolen from the kiosk.  There are no suspects.
10/28/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Stealing

 

Victim reported that his vehicle was broken into and property stolen while shopping at the mall.  There are no suspects and he wished to report the incident for informational purposes only.
10/29/12 6420 Clayton Road

Hospital Gift Shop

Stealing

 

A leather jacket was stolen from the gift shop by a male subject who ran to a waiting vehicle outside the front door.  License plate information was obtained but is believed to be incorrect.
10/29/12 2401 St. Louis Galleria

Apple Store

Stealing (F)

 

The back covers of two iPhones were removed and the phones stolen from their display. An investigation revealed the same person responsible for this incident was also responsible for forcibly stealing a mall employee’s phone on 10/26/12 under report number 12-2238.  A 15 year old juvenile was later arrested and charged in Family Court with one count of second degree robbery and one count of felony stealing.
10/30/12 2 The Boulevard

Boulevard Parking Garage

Larceny From and Auto

 

Victim reported that unknown suspect(s) broke into his vehicle and stole a Kindle Fire.
10/30/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria

Galleria Parking Garage

Property Damage

 

Victim reported that unknown suspect(s) attempted to break into his vehicle by damaging the front driver door lock.
10/31/12 2122 St. Louis Galleria

Buckle

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to the Buckle store where mall security had detained a subject who stole $475 worth of clothing.  The subject was arrested and later released on a muni court summons.
10/31/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security had detained two juveniles for stealing $195 worth of clothing.  The juveniles were arrested and conveyed to the County Juvenile Detention Center.
10/31/12 900 (blk) Big Bend DWI

 

Officers responded to Schnucks for a suspicious person.  At their arrival, the subject had just left, driving a vehicle.  Further investigation resulted in the officers conducting a traffic stop on suspicion of DWI.  After a field sobriety test, the driver was arrested for DWI.

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