• A man was taken into custody Nov. 21 after running in circles on Dougherty Ferry Road at I-270. He was found to be in possession of suspected narcotics and was transported to a nearby hospital.
• A driver struck objects on a parking lot in the 12800 block of Manchester Road Nov. 21, causing damage, then fled the area on foot. Police placed a hold on the vehicle.
• EMS crews were dispatched to the 900 block of Des Peres Drive Nov. 22 for a possible overdose of alcohol and prescription medications. The patient was transported to a nearby hospital.
• An accident on eastbound Manchester Road west of Ballas Road Nov. 22 involved a minor driving under the influence. The teen was arrested and released on a summons.
• Liquor was reported stolen Nov. 23 from a store in the 12300 block of Manchester Road.
• An employee of a business in the 13200 block of Manchester Road reportedly stole narcotics Nov. 24. An investigation is ongoing.
• Two people begging for money were reported Nov. 28 in the 13400 block of Manchester Road. One was located and issued a summons.
• An employee of a business in the 11600 block of Manchester Road reported receiving a hate-filled letter Nov. 29.
• A resident found a wallet while walking in the 1000 block of North Ballas Road Nov. 29. The owner was contacted.
• During the week of Nov. 21-29 at West County Center, 10 shopliftings and the theft of a customer’s wallet were reported, five suspects were arrested and a vehicle left the scene of an accident. A stolen vehicle from St. Ann was recovered in the Ballas Road parking garage Nov. 26. An occupant in the passenger seat was taken into custody without incident, and while officers were on the scene, the driver of the stolen vehicle returned and also was taken into custody after a foot pursuit in the mall.
• During the week of Nov. 21-29, police responded to 27 vehicle accidents and reported 29 alarms/sick cases/assists to the fire/EMS department.
• Fifteen unlocked vehicles were reported rifled through overnight between Nov. 25 and 26 in the 900 and 1000 blocks of Joanna Avenue, 1000 block of Nancy Carol Lane, 900 block of Glenbrook Avenue, 800 block of Warwick Lane, 800 and 1200 blocks of Brookside Drive and 800 block of Glen Elm Drive. An iPod, cash, a coat, GPS device and hat and gloves were taken.
• At 7:27 p.m. on Nov. 26, a resident of the 400 block of Venneman Avenue reported being followed home by another driver from I-44. Both drivers stated there was “a near miss” on the highway. Both drivers were sent on their respective ways without incident.
• At 9:59 a.m. on Nov. 30, police investigated a traffic crash involving two vehicles in the 10000 block of Manchester Road. One of the vehicles overturned. Manchester Road was closed for a short time while emergency crews worked to investigate and clear the accident. Only minor injuries were reported.
• At 6:11 p.m. on Nov. 30, a resident of Flynn Forest Lane reported the rear of his house was egged once again by juveniles. Police searched the area to no avail.
• At 5:19 p.m. on Dec. 1, a resident of Frederick Lane reported a solicitor going door-to-door without a proper permit. Police contacted the man, who provided paperwork stating he was working for a not-for-profit organization named “Good Deed Worldwide.” He was sent on his way.
• At 10:18 p.m. on Dec. 1, police responded to a complaint of a loud party in the 500 block of Venneman Avenue and sent attendees on their way.
• At 4:04 p.m. on Dec. 2, a resident of the 200 block of Edwin Avenue reported her house was egged sometime overnight. The resident’s daughter speculated a classmate may be responsible. Investigation proved the classmate was responsible. The matter will be handled between the respective parents.
• The manager of a convenience store in the 11100 block of Manchester Road reported Nov. 29 a bottle of Crown Royal Regal Apple Whiskey had been stolen.
• Police officers and Kirkwood EMS personnel were dispatched to a restaurant in the 100 block of North Kirkwood Road Dec. 1 for an unconscious person. The subject was not breathing and CPR was being performed. The officer administered a dose of Narcan, which revived the person. Kirkwood EMS continued treatment. Evidence seized at the scene supports this was a heroin overdose.
• On Dec. 1, a mother and daughter were arrested and charged with 4th degree assault at a restaurant in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road, after they assaulted another patron over a past disagreement.
• A woman was arrested and charged with 4th degree assault Dec. 2 after she punched the security guard at a department store in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road.
• During the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2, three shoplifting cases were reported and investigated from businesses in the 1000-1200 blocks of South Kirkwood Road. Along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, police also responded to 34 residential/business alarms, 19 motor vehicle accidents and assisted the fire/EMS department on 68 calls.
• On Nov. 22, police arrested a suspect at a pharmacy in the 9800 block of Manchester Road for a shoplifting incident at a restaurant in the same block. The suspect was wanted by another venue for the same charge.
• A domestic incident between a boyfriend and girlfriend over money occurred Nov. 23 in the 1000 block of Raritan Drive. The boyfriend was escorted from the premises.
• Another domestic incident between a mother and daughter occurred in the 900 block of Tavalon Avenue when the 16-year-old daughter would not abide by house rules.
• A domestic incident was reported Nov. 25 between a boyfriend and girlfriend in the 600 block of North Rock Hill Road. Both parties separated, and no further action was required.
• A domestic incident in the 9700 block of Graystone Terrace between a husband and wife Nov. 25 was resolved without incident. Neither wished to press charges.
• A minor traffic stop in the 9200 block of Manchester Road Nov. 27 resulted in the driver being arrested for outstanding charges. The subject was taken into custody and released on a recognizance bond.
• A bad check was passed Nov. 28 at a business in the 7700 block of Watson Road.
• Three people were arrested Nov. 28 for shoplifting from Walmart, 7437 Watson Road. They include a 46-year-old woman, 47-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman.
• A 43-year-old man was arrested Nov. 29 for felony shoplifting from a business in the 7200 block of Watson Road.
• During the week preceding Nov. 30, a resident of the 1600 block of Beaucaire Drive reported the theft of a used computer tower. There are no definite suspects at this time, but the residents believe the perpetrator may be an employee of a home health care service that they have been using.
• Between 4 p.m. on Nov. 23 and noon on Nov. 24, someone stole a trash can from the front yard of a home in the 200 block of Kenora Court.
• A Beats Pill speaker was reported stolen on Nov. 26 from a home in the 1400 block of Eddystone Place.
• A resident of the 100 block of Kenilworth Place reported at 6:06 p.m. on Nov. 26 her purse was snatched as she attempted to enter her home. The victim described the suspect as a black male in his 20s, 5’7” to 5’9,” medium build, wearing a blue or black hoodie.
• A suspicious vehicle was reported at 5:52 p.m. on Nov. 28 in the first block of North Iola Drive. A white male driving a silver vehicle with dark windows offered a 12-year-old child a ride home. The child ran home and the vehicle left the area.
• An attempted theft was reported in the 100 block of Reavis Place at 6:51 a.m. on Nov. 29, after the resident discovered a son’s house guest going through the home’s belongings. The suspect fled from the home but was taken into custody outside.
• During the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2, police responded to 580 calls for service, 19 auto accidents, 10 alarms and assisted the fire department 41 times.