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Unattended Vehicle Thefts

Each year at this time the Richmond Heights PD responds to calls for stolen cars that have been left running and unattended to warm up. Please do not leave your vehicle unattended while running or with the keys in it. As always, don’t leave valuable personal property inside your vehicle. Report suspicious behavior in your neighborhoods to police immediately.

Recent Vehicle Tampering

Update (10/7/2015):

During the evening of 10/6/2015, several more unlocked vehicles were ransacked in the area of Arch Terrace, Surrey Hills and the Sheridan Hills neighborhood (red shaded area).  Please remove valuables and secure your vehicles.  As always, report any suspicious activity immediately.

Overnight (Sept 29-30), numerous unlocked cars were unlawfully entered and rifled through. These cars were parked in the neighborhood bordered by Hwy I-64, Wise Ave, Big Bend and Boland (green shaded area).  Please report any suspicious activity by calling 911.

Daytime Burglaries

Since 9/1/15, there have been several daytime burglaries discovered within the area shown in the map below. Please remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity immediately by calling 911 or 314-645-3000

Recent Car Tampering

Between 08/23/15 at about 10pm and 08/24/15 at 7am, five vehicles were entered unlawfully. This occurred in the Little Flower and Hampton Park neighborhoods (see map below). In each incident, either loose change or nothing was taken. Also, a vehicle was stolen from the Hampton Park neighborhood during this time. Residents are cautioned to be more vigilant with the security of their vehicles. This includes not leaving valuable personal property in them, not leaving keys to the vehicle accessible and locking vehicle doors. As always report suspicious activity to police immediately.

Lane Closures on Highway 40

Due to upcoming sound wall repairs, the following road closures are expected:

  • On Wednesday, June 17 – Crews will close one westbound lane at McCausland from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • On Thursday, June 18th, MODoT crews will close the ramp from Big Bend and the ramp from Bellevue onto the interstate between from 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  They will also close one westbound lane on the interstate.
  • Friday, June 19, crews will close one lane on eastbound I-64 from Brentwood to Boland and the auxiliary lane between Hanley and Big Bend.  The ramp from Hanley to eastbound I-64 will remain open.

Ramp Closed
Ramp Closed
(38.62965956321131, -90.31986398622394)

Bank Robbery

On 11/19/14 at approximately 10am, the US Bank, located inside Schnucks (6600 Clayton Rd) was robbed.

The image below is of the suspect.  If you have any information that would assist detectives with this investigation, please contact the police department at 314-645-3000.

RHPD US Bank Robbery suspect photo 4 RHPD US Bank Robbery suspect photo 3
RHPD US Bank Robbery suspect photo 1 Bank Robbery Suspect

Vehicle Thefts

On 11/14/14 between 8:00am and 8:30am, two vehicles were stolen from residents while they were left running, unattended.  The affected areas were YALE AVENUE and CLAYTONIA TERRACE.  The Richmond Heights Police Department continues to stress that even though the temperatures are dropping, please do not warm up your vehicles and leave them unattended.  These types of crimes are typically ones of opportunity.  Please don’t provide an opportunity to be a victim of an easily preventable crime.

1100 Block of Yale Avenue

1100 Yale ave, 63117

1300 Block of Claytonia Terrace

1300 Claytonia, 63117

Burglary Just Occurred **UPDATED**

On 10/23/2014 at approximately 8am, a burglary was discovered in the 1100 block of Edward Terrace.  Two suspects were seen fleeing the area.  They are described as black males, wearing dark clothing.  One may be wearing his hair in dreadlocks.  Investigation is currently ongoing..

Area of Incident

Update (10/29/2014):

A burglary suspect has been identified (see below) and the police department is actively searching for him.  The suspects have not been located as of yet and residents should stay vigilant and report any suspicious activities they see immediately to the police department.  The police department remains actively patrolling the residential neighborhoods.  There have have been no additional burglaries reported since this incident.

Burglary Suspect

Burglary Suspect