Area Crime Reports – Published July 6, 2018
July 06, 2018
• Detectives reported June 22 they are working with the FBI regarding numerous harassing calls received by Edward D. Jones locations all over the country.
• Police arrested an employee of Des Peres Cinema, 12701 Manchester Road, June 23 for possession of 121 grams of marijuana, a defaced firearm and a prescription drug violation. The FBI has been contacted and may take the case.
• A stolen vehicle from Overland was recovered June 25 on the parking lot of Des Peres Cinema on Manchester Road.
• A woman reported June 26 she received notice from her bank that suspicious purchases were made on her debit card at Sam's Club, 13455 Manchester Road.
• During the week of June 22-28 at West County Center, police arrested a man for invasion of privacy for observing women changing in the fitting room of Francesca's. Two women stole two shirts from a display table at Zumiez, and a suspect was taken into custody for shoplifting at Macy's.
• During the week of June 22-28, police also responded to 15 vehicle accidents and reported 22 alarms/sick cases/assists to the fire/EMS department.
• At 2:34 p.m. on June 18, police responded to a report of a female walking in the area of Venneman, Juanita and Luckystone avenues taking pictures of houses, but were unable to locate her.
• A resident of the 400 block of Parkland Avenue reported a solicitor attempting to sell bug spray products at 8:18 p.m. on June 19. Police searched the area to no avail.
• At 1:46 a.m. on June 20, police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1000 block of Joanna Avenue. A 43-year-old Glendale man was arrested and charged with domestic assault and failure to comply. He was released on his own recognizance.
• Six different residents of the 800 block of Alexandra and Victoria Place reported June 21 their unlocked vehicles were rifled through sometime during the night. A small amount of cash was stolen from one vehicle.
• A resident of the 300 block of Halcyon Drive reported June 22 her vehicle was vandalized for the third time, overnight.
• At 10:42 p.m. on June 23, police responded to a report of shots fired near a residence in the 1000 block of North Berry Road. Investigation revealed a party attendee discharged large fireworks, believing it was allowed. The resident and his party were advised of the county and city ordinances prohibiting fireworks.
• At 10:22 p.m. on June 25, police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Hillard Road. A resident of Clif Side Court was discharging fireworks.
• At 7:31 p.m. on June 28, officers responded to a report of a suspicious man walking between houses in the 100 block of Parkland Avenue. Police couldn't locate him.
• At 8:57 p.m. on June 28, police responded to a dispute between two neighbors in the 900 block of Chelsea Avenue. The matter was settled.
• At 9:36 p.m. on June 28, officers responded to a report of a vehicle driving in a careless manner on the parking lot of North Glendale School, 765 N. Sappington Road. The vehicle was gone upon the officers' arrival.
• A resident of the 100 block of North Ballas returned home June 25 and confronted a burglar leaving his property. The suspect left the area in an older, red station wagon. Detectives are investigating.
• Officers discovered a vehicle accident June 26 at Kirkwood Road and Big Bend Boulevard. A vehicle had left the roadway and crashed into a pole. Further investigation revealed the driver was driving while intoxicated. The case has been referred to municipal court for prosecution.
• A resident reported June 27 her credit card had been cloned and used at a business in the 10400 block of Manchester Road to purchase a $500 money order. Detectives are investigating.
• A resident of the 800 block of Lawn Court reported a phone scam June 28. She was instructed to buy $3,000 worth of iTunes gift cards and transfer the card numbers to the unknown caller. She would then receive a $500 refund.
• A resident of the 1200 block of Cork Elm Drive reported June 28 his locked vehicle had been entered overnight, and numerous gift cards had been stolen.
• During the week of June 25-July 1, one case of shoplifting was reported and investigated from a business in the 1000-1200 block of South Kirkwood Road.
• During the week of June 25-July 1, along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, the police responded to 34 residential/business alarms, 29 motor vehicle accidents and assisted the fire/EMS department on 62 calls.
• A disturbance at a local fast food restaurant in the 9800 block of Manchester Road June 23 resulted in a customer being told to leave, following an argument with the manager. The subject left without incident.
• Police were called for a disturbance between family members at a business in the 9800 block of Manchester Road June 23. Cooler heads prevailed, and no arrests were made.
• A customer entered a pharmacy in the 9400 block of Manchester Road June 24 and demanded a certain medication. When he was told they didn't have any, he threatened the pharmacist. Police contacted the man, who denied he threatened anyone.
• A resident of the 1000 block of Raritan Drive reported June 25 he was not happy with the service he received at the hospital. He was transported back to the hospital for treatment.
• A gas drive-off was reported June 26 at a service station in the 9400 block of Manchester Road.
• Officers responded to a shoplifting report June 24 at a store in the 7400 block of Watson Road, and arrested a 34-year-old male for fugitive charges and a 27-year-old male for felony stealing and trespassing.
• Police are seeking a 45-year-old man and another man following a shoplifting June 24 at a store in the 7400 block of Watson Road.
• A 29-year-old woman has been identified after she stole $1,800 worth of cash cards June 24 from a store in the 7400 block of Watson Road.
• Officers responded to a report of an animal left in a vehicle in the 7400 block of Watson Road June 25. They issued a citation to a 20-year-old woman for animal neglect.
• Officers responded to a report of a shoplifting June 26 at a store in the 7400 block of Watson Road, and arrested a 40-year-old woman for stealing, trespassing, giving false information and fugitive probation and parole.
• Officers responded to an alarm in the 7200 block of Watson Road June 29, and discovered a business burglary had just occurred. Police have developed a possible suspect and continue an investigation.
No information provided this week.
• At 10:14 p.m. on June 29, an officer patrolling in the 900 block of Newport Avenue observed a trash can on fire. The officer was able to extinguish the fire and found graffiti on the trash can lid.
• At 7:07 a.m. on July 1, an abandoned bicycle was recovered in the 500 block of Yeatman Avenue. The bike is described as a pink and green Kent Freestyle. It is being held at the police department for safekeeping.
• Between 7:30 p.m. on June 28 and 11 a.m. on June 29, a bicycle was reported stolen from a detached garage with an open door in the 400 block of Reavis Place.
• During the week of June 25-July 1, police responded to 606 calls for service, 29 auto accidents, 11 alarms and 41 assists to the fire department.