• A forgery/fraud was reported June 21 at a financial services firm in the 11600 block of Manchester Road after an employee embezzled $63,000.
• A resident of Dontaos Drive reported a fraud June 23. The resident paid an unknown party for Cardinals baseball tickets but never received them.
• A purse was reported missing June 24 from a home in the 2100 block of Bonroyal Drive.
• Police cited a suspect for animal cruelty June 25. A dog was left in a vehicle with the windows up in the 12300 block of Manchester Road, when the temperature was 90 degrees.
• Police handled a domestic disturbance June 26 on Firethorn Drive between an estranged husband and wife. The dispute involved child custody and no physical contact was made.
• A suspect turned herself in June 27 at police headquarters for an outstanding traffic charge, and posted $200 bail via credit card.
• During the week of June 21-27, police responded to 11 vehicle accidents and reported 21 alarms/sick cases/assists to the fire/EMS department.
• During the week of June 21-27 at West County Center, five thefts from stores were reported and three arrests were made, including a trespassing arrest of a known shoplifting suspect. A parked vehicle was struck in the parking garage with no note left, and a suspect was arrested during a traffic stop for weapons charges in Illinois and traffic charges in Des Peres.
• At 11:16 a.m. on June 24, a resident of the 1100 block of North Berry Road reported her city-issued refuse bin was stolen from her driveway sometime during the past few days.
• A resident of Clif Side Drive reported a large blue clay flower pot was stolen from her property between 10 p.m. on June 23 and 7 a.m. on June 24.
• A resident of the 900 block of North Sappington Road reported an increase in suspicious unsolicited robo-style calls June 26, specifically attempting to gain information regarding his Social Security number. He believed this was a result of a previous identity theft investigation in which a family member’s credit card was cloned in another state.
• A resident of the 1000 block of Nolan Drive reported his vehicle was struck while it was parked in front of his residence between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on June 26. Investigation revealed a landscaping vehicle struck his vehicle as it passed by. Both parties agreed to handle the situation without further police involvement.
• On June 27, a resident of the 100 block of Elm Avenue reported receiving threatening messages on his voicemail and Facebook account from an acquaintance who was upset over a mutual friend. Police advised the responsible party to cease communications.
• At 5:05 a.m. on June 28, a Metro bus driver reported what appeared to be an unconscious male sleeping at the bus stop on Manchester Road near Frederick Lane. Police conveyed the highly intoxicated individual home.
• A resident of the 1000 block of West Lockwood reported June 28 persons unknown stole approximately 250 peaches from the peach trees in his rear yard. The trees abut the intersection of West Lockwood and Edwin avenues.
• At 1:17 a.m. on June 30, police found a visibly upset 28-year-old female walking in the 900 block of Chelsea Avenue after having had an argument with her boyfriend. She was taken to her residence in Kirkwood.
• A pickup truck stolen from Trevillian Avenue on June 23 was recovered, wrecked and abandoned, by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department June 30 in north St. Louis.
• At 10:50 a.m. on June 24, an employee of a bank in the 400 block of North Kirkwood Road contacted the police on behalf of a client. The account holder had been defrauded of $1,300 through an internet scam. The victim told police her home computer generated an error message with directions to call a phone number. Upon doing so she talked to a “foreign” man who was granted access to her computer. The victim then purchased $7,000 in Nordstrom gift cards and supplied the card numbers to the caller on the phone.
• On June 25, tools and loose change were reported stolen overnight from a vehicle in the 100 block of East Woodbine Avenue.
• On June 26, a resident of the 1000 block of Curran Avenue reported the overnight theft of their white 2015 Ford Explorer. The vehicle was unlocked with an ignition key inside the glove box. The vehicle has since been recovered in the Florissant area. During the course of the original investigation, multiple thefts from unlocked vehicles were reported from Curran, Taylor Woods and Hollywood.
• At about 8:40 p.m. on June 28, an employee of a restaurant in the 300 block of South Kirkwood Road was arrested and charged with fourth-degree assault for pushing his manager in the face, causing her to fall backwards and leaving a scratch on her face. The manager and employee had argued over instructions she gave him earlier in the night.
• At approximately 12:26 a.m. on June 29, an officer was dispatched to the intersection of Dougherty Ferry and Lindeman roads for a report of a vehicle stopped in the roadway. The officer discovered the driver slumped at the wheel while the vehicle was still running. The driver said he had fallen asleep. He was arrested after a routine computer check revealed he had an active traffic charge through the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. The officer discovered a bag containing a suspected controlled substance and charged the driver with possession of a controlled substance.
• During the week of June 24-30, five shoplifting cases were reported and investigated from businesses in the 1000-1200 blocks of South Kirkwood Road.
• During the week of June 24-30, along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, police responded to 35 residential/business alarms and 32 motor vehicle accidents and assisted the fire/EMS department on 73 calls.
• A motorcyclist had his helmet stolen June 20 while he was in a restaurant in the 9600 block of Manchester Road.
• A domestic incident was reported June 21 in the 1200 block of O’Day Avenue between a husband and wife.
• Another domestic incident was reported June 22 in the 300 block of Lithia Avenue between an ex-husband and ex-wife. An argument ensued when the ex-husband came to the wife’s residence to get his belongings.
• A peace disturbance was reported June 24 in the 600 block of County Hills Drive. The boyfriend of the reporting party was escorted from the property without incident.
• A June 21 report of a disturbance between two people in the 7400 block of Watson Road led to the arrest of one for fugitive charges.
• On June 22, a victim reported that her debit card had been used fraudulently at a store in the 7400 block of Watson Road.
• A resident of the 7300 block of Melbourne Avenue reported June 22 the sunroof of his truck had been shattered.
• Between June 21-27, police arrested seven suspects for shoplifting from a store in the 7400 block of Watson Road. Five of the seven were also arrested on trespassing charges.
• On June 24, a resident of the 800 block of Keswick Place observed a person stealing packages from a neighbor’s porch. Police were able to identify a suspect and the case was forwarded to the prosecuting attorney.
• A 39-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting June 26 from a store in the 7200 block of Lansdowne Avenue.
• Police arrested a 33-year-old man for fugitive charges in the 7200 block of Watson Road June 26 after responding to a report of an intoxicated subject sleeping in a store.
• A woman reported June 29 she had left her purse inside a business in the 7300 block of Watson Road and the purse was then stolen.
• At approximately 11 a.m. on July 1, a woman stole a pair of shoes and a purse from a resale shop in the 10000 block of Manchester Road. The middle-aged, African-American woman is believed to be the same person who shoplifted an item from the store a week ago. A photo of the subject was placed into an area database system with hopes of learning her identity.
• Between 10 p.m. on June 23 and 12:15 p.m. on June 24, a front license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 400 block of South Maple Avenue.
• At 10:39 a.m. on June 27, an abandoned bicycle was recovered in the 800 block of Marshall Avenue. The bicycle is described as a black and orange Novara mountain bike and is being held at the police station for safekeeping.
• Two license plate registration tabs were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 800 block of Lanvale Drive at 1:04 p.m. on June 27.
• During the week of June 24-30, police responded to 727 calls for service, 13 auto accidents and 10 alarms and assisted the fire department 50 times.