Des Peres

• A forgery/fraud was reported Dec. 28 at Sam’s, 13455 Manchester Road.

• Police found a motorist passed out in a black Ford Expedition Dec. 29 on southbound I-270 at Dougherty Ferry Road. The motorist fell asleep after traffic was stopped due to motor vehicle accident in Kirkwood.

• Police checked out a burglar/fire alarm Dec. 29 in the 2500 block of Greenbriar Ridge Drive, and found a backpack containing marijuana, pills and drug paraphernalia while checking the exterior of the residence. The resident’s daughter had friends over without permission, police said. Police were unable to make a criminal case, and the items were seized and destroyed.

• Property damage was reported Jan. 2 at a business in the 12300 block of Manchester Road. An ex-employee knocked over the cash register, then proceeded outside and knocked the side mirror off the manager’s car.

• On Jan. 3, a suspect stole an iPhone from a business in the 13300 block of Manchester Road and fled on foot.

• A window was broken out and a purse stolen Jan. 3 from a vehicle parked in the 1000 block of Des Peres Road.

• During the week of Dec. 28-Jan. 3, police responded to 11 vehicle accidents and reported 23 alarms/sick cases/assists to the fire/EMS department.

• During the week of Dec. 28-Jan. 3 at West County Center, a child abuse incident was reported Dec. 31 after a father allegedly began choking his daughter inside a store. Detectives are investigating. Another suspect was arrested Jan. 3 for punching a family member; police have applied for formal charges. Five thefts were reported from stores, and four suspects were arrested. An employee reported receiving a threatening phone call, believed to be from a known shoplifter. A vehicle struck another on the Nordstrom lot and left the scene. Two suspicious people were reported, investigated and taken into custody on outstanding charges.


• At 12:19 a.m. on New Year’s day, a resident of the 1000 block of Chelsea Avenue reported fireworks being discharged somewhere in the immediate area. Police searched the area was to no avail.

• At 10:28 p.m. on Jan. 1, police responded to a report of loud music coming from a vehicle parked on the lot of North Glendale School, 765 N. Sappington Road. Police advised the driver to turn down the music and to leave the area.

• At 7:49 a.m. on Jan. 2, a resident of the 800 block of Alexandra Avenue reported finding a mountain bike on her driveway. After attempting to locate the owner, she turned over the bicycle to police for safekeeping until the owner is identified.

• A resident of the 700 block of Fuhrmann Terrace reported receiving harassing communications from a former acquaintance at 10:26 p.m. on Jan. 2. Police are investigating.

• A resident of the 900 block of Brownell Avenue reported being followed home by an unknown vehicle at 11:27 p.m. on Jan. 3. Once the resident arrived home, the other vehicle sped off, the resident said. Police searched the area to no avail.

• At 11:16 a.m. on Jan. 5, a resident of the 900 block of Glenway Drive reported several solicitors from “Renewal by Andersen” in the area. A resident in the 900 block of Moreland Avenue reported solicitors from the same company at 2:14 p.m. on Jan. 6. All solicitors from this company have been issued proper city permits, police said.

• At 4:31 p.m. on Jan. 5, police responded to a disturbance in the 700 block of Fuhrmann Terrace. The matter was resolved quickly and the offending party was sent on her way.


Kirkwood Police did not file report by press deadline.

Rock Hill

• Police were called for a loud party in the area of Oak Haven and Gilbert avenues Dec. 27. When police arrived, all was quiet in the area.

• Police stopped a vehicle Dec. 28 at the intersection of Plateau and Eldridge avenues. As the officer was about to approach the vehicle, the driver sped off. Investigation revealed the vehicle was reported stolen the night before from St. Louis County.

• A resident in the 400 block of Lone Oak Drive reported Dec. 28 her temporary license plates were stolen from her vehicle as it was parked in her driveway.

• Police aided the fire department with a kitchen fire Dec. 29 in the 200 block of Eldridge Avenue. No injuries were reported.

• Police received a report of a stolen credit card from a local gym in the 9500 block of Manchester Road Dec. 30. The card had been used before the victim knew it was taken. Police are investigating.

• A juvenile was reported missing Jan. 1 from the 900 Block of Tavalon Avenue by her mother. She was believed to be in the Galleria area of Richmond Heights. Police are investigating.

• A woman forgot to take her phone Jan. 2 after she dined at a restaurant in the 9800 block of Manchester Road. The phone was gone when she returned; police are investigating.


• On Dec. 29, police responded to a report of a small child outside of an apartment building in the 7600 block of Triwoods Drive. Police discovered that two small children were by themselves. The 35-year-old mother returned and the case is being forwarded to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.

• During a traffic stop Dec. 30, a 59-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were arrested for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia in the 7700 block of Watson Road.

• Two 22-year-old men were issued citations for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop Dec. 31 in the 7200 block of Watson Road.

• A 45-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting and fugitive charges Jan. 5 at Walmart, 7437 Watson Road.

• Police responded to a report of domestic violence in the 5100 block of Lenox Avenue Jan. 5. A 30-year-old man was arrested.

Warson Woods

Police have nothing to report this week.

Webster Groves

• A purse left unattended in the 100 block of Edgar Road was reported rummaged through Dec. 31. Stolen was a black Fossil wallet, Social Security card, driver’s license, checkbook and several credit cards.

• At 2:06 p.m. on Jan. 1, a burglary was reported in the first block of Algonquin Lane. The victim told police that sometime since February 2018, someone stole an engagement ring, a watch and several bottles of prescription medication from the residence.

• Between 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 31 and 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 1, both license plates were stolen from a vehicle in the first block of West Waymire Avenue.

• A burglary was reported at 12:19 p.m. on Jan. 2 in the 700 block of Holland Avenue. The victim told police someone shattered a window to gain entry into the residence and stole two televisions.

• At 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 3, a shoplifting was reported from Schnucks, 8650 Big Bend Blvd. The manager told police a black man with a beard wearing a black stocking hat, black hoodie, khaki pants and white shoes entered the store and stole $77 worth of liquor.

• At 4:06 a.m. on Jan. 3, a motor vehicle was reported stolen from the 500 block of Clark Avenue. The victim said the theft happened sometime after 10 p.m. on Jan. 2. The vehicle later was recovered and returned to the owner.

• At 7:39 a.m. on Jan. 3, a credit card and driver’s license were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 600 block of Barbara Jean Court.

• Between 11 p.m. on Jan. 2 and 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 3, both license plates were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 100 block of Gray Avenue. On the same day, two residents in the 200 block of Newport Avenue also reported both license plates stolen from their vehicles overnight.

• At 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 6, a shoplifting was reported from Schnucks, 8650 Big Bend Blvd. The manager told police two black male subjects stole $267 worth of liquor. One was wearing a stocking hat, brown jacket and blue jeans; the other wore a baseball cap, blue jacket and blue jeans.

• During the week of Dec. 31-Jan. 6, police responded to 602 calls for service, 18 auto accidents, 10 alarms and assisted the fire department 40 times.