Des Peres

• Police are following up on a theft of bottles of Champagne Jan. 25 from a store in the 12300 block of Manchester Road. Police have the suspect’s license plate number.

• Police arrested two suspects Jan. 25 for obtaining phones fraudulently from the AT&T Store, 13351 Manchester Road. The suspects were taken to the county jail and placed on a 24-hour hold.

• Unlocked vehicles were reported rifled through, with minor items stolen, Jan. 27 in the 11800 and 11900 blocks of Claychester Drive. A homeowner in the 11900 block has video of the incident.

• On Jan. 27, a victim’s debit card information was reported used to obtain cash from an ATM at First Community Credit Union, 12340 Manchester Road.

• On Jan. 27, a delayed report was made about a theft from a clothing store in the 12100 block of Manchester Road.

• On Jan. 30, a delayed report was made about a theft from a vehicle on Jerrilen Court. Several items were stolen over the weekend.

• During the week of Jan. 25-31, police responded to 16 vehicle accidents and reported 17 alarms/sick cases/assists to the fire/EMS department.

• During the week of Jan. 25-31 at West County Center, four shopliftings and thefts were reported and one suspect was taken into custody. A credit card was reportedly used fraudulently, and a suspect was arrested for trespassing.


• A resident of the 300 block of North Sappington Road reported receiving text messages Jan. 29 through an application called “Thumbtack,” which she believed was attempting to get her to participate in a scam. She declined the messages, but wanted others to be aware of possible scams through this app.

• A resident of Winnetka Lane reported Jan. 29 his personal information was fraudulently used to obtain four cellular phones from a Sprint store in Arizona. Police and Sprint fraud investigators are investigating.

• At 8:27 p.m. on Jan. 29, police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of North Sappington Road. The disturbance was de-escalated by officers at the scene and the parties agreed to separate for the evening.

• A resident of the 200 block of North Berry Road reported several juveniles damaged his front door window and ran from the home at 10:25 p.m. on Feb. 1. Investigation revealed they were playing a game of “Ding Dong Ditch” and accidentally broke the window when they knocked. The responsible juvenile’s parents agreed to pay for any damages. A resident of the 1300 block of Brownell Avenue reported a similar incident at 8:07 p.m. on Feb. 2. Police located three female juveniles who admitted to playing a game and conveyed them home. At 7:54 p.m. on Feb. 3, a resident of Berry Road Park reported several juveniles ringing his doorbell and running to a neighbor’s house. Police contacted the juveniles’ parents and settled the matter.

• A resident of the 700 block of West Kirkham Avenue reported Feb. 3 he paid a contractor approximately $3,500 for window replacement, but no work has been performed. The resident has demanded the return of his money, but the contractor has not returned his money or calls. Police left messages with the contractor to return the money by Feb. 6 or face criminal charges.


• A known customer was reported Jan. 29 walking out of a store in the 900 block of South Kirkwood Road wearing merchandise he didn’t pay for. The suspect was contacted and returned the merchandise to the store. He was arrested and charged with stealing under $750.

• An officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked in a parking lot in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road Feb. 2. A license plate check revealed the vehicle was reported stolen out of Granite City, Illinois. One subject was sleeping inside the vehicle. The subject was arrested and charged with first-degree tampering and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• While on patrol Feb. 3, an officer discovered an occupied vehicle in the middle of the roadway near North Kirkwood Road and West Mermod Place. The vehicle was parked but running, and was occupied with four individuals. At the conclusion of the officer’s investigation, the driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• During the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3, two shoplifting cases were reported and investigated from businesses in the 1000-1200 blocks of South Kirkwood Road.

• During the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3, along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, police responded to 28 residential/business alarms, 21 motor vehicle accidents and assisted the fire/EMS department on 66 calls.

Rock Hill

• A stolen driver’s license was reported Jan. 25 by a patron of Club Fitness, 9550 Manchester Road.

• A suspicious occupied vehicle was reported Jan. 25 in the 900 block of Ennis Avenue. Investigation revealed the vehicle was just purchased and the owner was joyriding with friends.

• A patron attempted to obtain a refund Jan. 26 at a store in the 9600 block of Manchester Road. The return was unsuccessful because the item had been purchased at another store location with funds later learned to be counterfeit.

• An item was stolen Jan. 28 from a business in the 9200 block of Manchester Road. The suspect left the area.

• Persons unknown attempted to gain access to the bank account of a resident in the 2400 block of Mentor Place Jan. 29. They were unsuccessful.


• A person turned in a Missouri driver’s license found Jan. 28 in the 7700 block of Watson Road. The owner was located and notified.

• Police arrested a 37-year-old man Jan. 30 for shoplifting from Walmart, 7437 Watson Road.

Warson Woods

Police have nothing to report this week.

Webster Groves

• A Redmax 8500 leaf blower was reported stolen between 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 23 and 4:15 p.m. on Jan. 29 from an unlocked garage in the first block of South Rock Hill Road.

• At 1:42 a.m. on Jan. 31, a man stole $119 worth of liquor from Schnucks, 8650 Big Bend Blvd. The suspect was described as a black male wearing black pants, a black hoodie and a red Cardinals hat.

• At 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 1, two diamond rings were reported stolen from a room of a home in the 700 block of South Laclede Station Road between Jan. 26 and 28.

• A resident of the first block of West Rose Avenue reported a fraud Feb. 1. Someone in Tampa Bay, Florida, used the resident’s debit card account information to withdraw funds from a checking and savings account. The victim was in possession of the card and believes it may have been cloned.

• During the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3, police responded to 586 calls for service, 17 auto accidents, 19 alarms and assisted the fire department 43 times.