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November 2012 Crime Summaries

last updated 12/7/2012

DATE

LOCATION

NATURE

DESCRIPTION

11/1/12 1400 (blk) Collins Fire

 

A resident reported his detached garage on fire.  The FD responded and extinguished the fire.

11/1/12 2466 St. Louis Galleria

H & M

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to the H & M store where security had detained a subject for stealing $116.70 worth of clothing.  The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
11/1/2012 1442 St. Louis Galleria

True Religion

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to the True Religion store where two subjects had just stolen $957 worth of jeans.  A witness obtained a license plate for the vehicle in which the subjects fled.
11/1/12 1402 Hanley

Circle K

Stealing

 

The victim reported that while she was pumping gas she observed an unknown subject exit from her vehicle stealing her wallet and make up bag.  The victim stated that subject then ran south from the scene.
11/2/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained a juvenile for stealing $19.98 in clothing.  The juvenile was arrested and transported to the County Juvenile Detention Center.
11/2/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security detained a juvenile for stealing $50 in clothing.  The juvenile was arrested and transported to the County Juvenile Detention Center.
11/3/12 7700 (blk) Thomas Property Damage

 

Officers responded for the report of several homes and vehicles vandalized on Thomas and Bredell. Many of the incidents included graffiti that was racist in nature.  A subject was arrested and transported to St. Mary’s Hospital where he was admitted for a 96 hours psych evaluation with a further investigation to follow.  Muni warrants were issued.
11/5/12 1120 Brentwood

Rally House

Shoplifting

 

Three subjects entered the Rally House store and stole $526.98 worth of clothing merchandise.  Investigation is ongoing.
11/6/12 1150 S. Big Bend

GLB Motors

Destruction of Private Property

 

Owner reported suspect(s) broke into five vehicles overnight that were parked on his lot. The suspect(s) had damaged all vehicles while making entry and to the interior of the vehicles while attempting to steal certain accessorizes. There are no suspect(s) at this time. The case was referred to the Detective Bureau for investigation.

 

11/6/12 1550 St Louis Galleria

Macys Department Store

Shoplifting

 

Macy’s security officers took one female into custody for stealing women’s clothing from the Intimates Department. The suspect was transported to the Richmond Heights Police Department where she was booked then released on a Richmond Heights Municipal Court summons.

 

11/6/12 1550 St Louis Galleria

Macys Department Store

Shoplifting

 

A male suspect grabbed several articles of INC brand merchandise, and ran out the Brentwood doors attempting to escape. He dropped the clothing when confronted by a Galleria Security Officer at the exit door, then ran to a Jeep Cherokee that was waiting for him on the parking lot making good their escape. The plate number for the Jeep was obtained by Galleria security. A Richmond Heights Officer assigned to the Galleria was able to develop and identify the suspect. The suspect has been entered as wanted.
11/7/12 Lake Forest

Private residence

Burglary First Degree

 

Victim reported sometime overnight suspect(s) had gained entry to their residence while he and his wife were asleep. The suspect(s) stole a desktop computer, briefcase, three cell phones and an I-Pad from different areas inside the residence. It was later discovered the suspect(s) had stolen a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder from the rear driveway. There are no suspect(s) identified at this time. The case has been assigned to the Detective Bureau for investigation.

 

11/7/12 Lake Forest

Private residence

Stealing from Auto

 

Victim reported suspect(s) stole some sunglasses from the glove box of her unlocked Honda Civic that was parked in the driveway.

 

11/7/12 Lake Forest

Private residence.

Stealing from Auto

 

Victim stated her handicap placard had been stolen from her vehicle that was parked at her residence overnight.

 

11/7/12 1550 St Louis Galleria

Macys Department Store

Shoplifting

 

Two females were taken into custody for stealing several articles of women’s clothing. The two females had concealed the merchandise in a diaper bag then walked out of the store where they were taken in custody by Macy’s security.

 

11/7/12 7960 Clayton

Tropicana Bowling Lanes parking lot

 

Stealing from Autos

 

Six vehicles were forcibly broken into while parked unoccupied between 19:30 and 22:00 hours. The suspect(s) broke out several of the vehicles’ door windows to gain entry. Items stolen from the vehicles included computer laptops, ladies wallet, clothing, a Tote bag of personal items, etc. Cases assigned the Detective Bureau.

 

11/07/12

 

6420 Clayton

St Mary’s Hospital

Stealing u/$500

 

Victim reported her $400.00 Citizen brand watch was stolen while she was in Radiology Department of St Mary’s Hospital to get an X-ray.
11/8/12 Berkshire

Private residence

Destruction of Private Property

 

Victim reported suspect(s) broke out east exterior window in the garage of the residence sometime in the early afternoon that day. Case is referred to Detective Bureau.

 

11/10/12 1550 St Louis Galleria

Macys Department Store

Shoplifting

 

An adult female and a juvenile were arrested for shoplifting several pieces of women’s clothing. Both suspects took the merchandise from the show room to the fitting room where they concealed the items in large purses. The suspects were taken into custody as they attempted to leave the store. The case has been referred to the Richmond Heights Municipal Court and St Louis County Family Court.

 

11/11/12 1300 block of Hawthorne

Private residence

Burglary 2nd

 

Victim reported between 11/10/12 at 22:00 hours and 11/11/12 at 0:45 hours, suspect(s) entered her apartment through an unlocked bathroom window and stole all her undergarments along with some medication. Nothing else in the apartment was disturbed. The case has been referred to the Detective Bureau.

 

11/11/12 1300 block of Hawthorne

Private residence

 

Stealing

 

Victim reported suspect(s) stole several piece of her undergarments that were in a clothes dryer which is in the basement laundry common area. There are no suspect(s) at this time.
11/13/12 1550 St Louis Galleria

Macys Department Store

Shoplifting

 

Two females were caught by Macy’s security concealing several pieces of children’s clothing in their purse and a stroller. The case was referred to the Richmond Heights Municipal Court.
11/14/12 6420 Clayton

St Mary’s Hospital

Stealing Felony

 

Victim/employee of the hospital reported her wallet was stolen from her desk during business hours. The wallet contained several credit cards and $40.00 cash.
11/15/12 7600 block of Lindbergh

Private residence

Burglary 2nd

 

Victim reported her daughter left the residence for about 45 minutes leaving the front door unlocked. During this time suspect(s) entered the house and stole a laptop computer from the dining room table.
11/16/12 1100 block of Yale

Private residence

Fraud Victim reported his debit card number was used to make a purchase at an Urban Outfitters store in North Carolina.
11/16/12 6734 Clayton Rd.

Applebee’s

Disorderly Conduct

 

Officers responded to a fight between two females at the restaurant. Investigation resulted in a primary aggressor being identified and that person being arrested. The subject was released on a muni court summons.
11/17/12 1300 (blk) Hawthorne Peace Disturbance

 

Officers responded to an apartment for a loud party, discovering a large and unruly party. Upon contacting the tenant and ordering the party disbursed, the tenant and the attendees ignored the officers.  The tenant was arrested and the attendees then left.  The tenant was held on a muni warrant application.
11/17/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where two juveniles were being detained by security for stealing $191.50 worth of clothing merchandise. The juveniles were arrested and later released to their respective parents.
11/17/12 6600 Clayton

Schnucks

Assault 3rd

 

A male suspect customer started yelling racial obscenities at a cashier as he was checking out. The suspect continued to cause a disturbance so he was escorted out of the store by management and security. When they got outside the store, the suspect punched the security officer in the face and a fight ensued. The suspect was held until officers could arrive. He was arrested for Assault 3rd, Disorderly Conduct and Carrying a Concealed Weapon (brass knuckles). The case was referred to the Richmond Heights Municipal Court.

 

11/17/12 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s

Trespassing

 

A terminated Dillard’s employee refused to leave the store and caused a minor disturbance. Security and police arrived on scene and the suspect still reused to leave. The suspect was ultimately arrested for trespassing and later released on a muni court summons.
11/19/12 1400 (blk) Hawthorne Domestic Assault

 

Police responded to a call for a violent domestic incident in progress. Investigation revealed a female victim was punched in the face by her ex-boyfriend.  The ex-boyfriend was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
11/20/12 7500 (blk) Warner Runaway Juvenile

 

Officers responded to a residence for the report of a runaway juvenile. The mother stated that her 16 year old son ran away from home. The mother reported that her son has run away several times in the past. Officers of this agency and Maplewood PD checked the juvenile’s usual hangout and friend’s residences with no success. The son was entered as a runaway juvenile with a statewide teletype broadcast with his pedigree information.
11/23/12 8001 Dale

The Heights

Missing Juvenile

 

Regarding the missing juvenile referenced in the last council report, he was located at the Heights and returned to the family.
11/23/12 2122 St. Louis Galleria

Buckle

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to the Galleria police where mall security had escorted a juvenile who stole $158 worth of clothing merchandise from the Buckle store. The juvenile was transferred to the County Juvenile Detention Center.
11/23/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Trespassing

 

Officers responded to assist Galleria security with a trespasser. Investigation resulted in the trespasser being arrested and additionally charged with false information and possession of a theft device. Due to the subject having felony warrant, she was released pending a muni warrant application.
11/23/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Stolen Auto

 

Victim reported her vehicle stolen from the second level of the parking garage while she was shopping. The vehicle was later recovered in S. Louis City.
11/23/12 2126 St. Louis Galleria Forgery

 

The manager from the Hollister store reported that a subject attempted to pass counterfeit $20 bills. An associate of the subject was located and identified by mall security. The Secret Service is investigating further.
11/24/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria

Macy’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security had two subjects in custody for stealing $257.49 worth of clothing merchandise. One subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application. The other subject, a juvenile, was arrested and transferred to the County Juvenile Detention Center.
11/24/12 2466 St. Louis Galleria

H and M

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to H and M where security had detained a subject for stealing $154.80 in clothing merchandise. The subject was arrested and held pending a muni warrant application.
11/24/12 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Dillard’s where security had detained a subject for stealing $163. 98 in clothing merchandise. The subject was arrested and released on a muni court summons.
11/24/12 2055 St. Louis Galleria

Love Culture

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Love Culture where security had detained a subject for stealing $205.80 in clothing merchandise. The subject was arrested and held on a muni warrant application.
11/24/12 7900 (blk) Jones Destruction of Property

 

The resident reported that he discovered items belonging to his daughter and grandson were missing. He then discovered minor damage to his front door and a window. The resident believes his grandson, whom he just evicted, broke in to the residence and took these items.
11/25/12 1100 (blk) Blendon Disorderly Conduct

 

Officers responded to a residence for a subject, unknown to the resident, knocking on the door and trying to make entry. The subject was intoxicated and uncooperative. The subject was ultimately arrested and later released on a muni court summons.
11/25/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Forgery

 

Reference report number 12-2493 where a debit card was stolen.  The same debit card was used to make fraudulent purchases at several stores in the Galleria. A suspect was identified via her Facebook page.  Investigation is ongoing.
11/28/12 N/B I-170 Leaving the Scene of an Accident

 

Victim stated that while traveling on I-170 her vehicle was struck by a Pontiac Grand Prix that quickly drove from the scene.
11/28/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Trespassing

 

An officer conducted a vehicle stop on the Galleria lot where investigation resulted in the driver being arrested for trespassing on Galleria property after being previously banned.
11/28/12 Galleria Pkwy @ I-170 Traffic Arrest

 

Upon conducting a traffic stop, officers arrested the driver of the vehicle for outstanding warrants and issued summonses for traffic offenses.  The passenger of the vehicle was found to be in possession of marijuana. The passenger was released pending a muni warrant application.
11/29/12 1550 St. Louis Galleria Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Macy’s where security had a subject detained for stealing $133 in clothing merchandise. The subject was arrested and later released on a muni court summons.
11/29/12 6706 Clayton

Esquire Lot

Drug Violation

 

An officer stopped a vehicle for an expired temporary license tag. Further investigation uncovered the driver of the vehicle to be in possession of marijuana and a pistol. The driver was arrested and later released on a State warrant application.
11/30/12 1402 Hanley

Circle K

Stealing

 

The Circle K clerk reported that a subject told her that the air machine had malfunctioned and demanded a refund. The clerk advised the patron that the air machine was privately owned and could give no refund.  The patron then stole four packs of gum.
11/30/12 1155 St. Louis Galleria Property Damage

 

Victim reported that unknown suspect(s) broke out the rear window of his parked vehicle. Nothing was stolen from the vehicle.
11/30/12 1105 St. Louis Galleria

Dillard’s

Shoplifting

 

Officers responded to Dillard’s where security had a subject detained for stealing $265 in clothing merchandise. The subject was arrested and later released on a muni court summons.

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