Des Peres

• A vehicle was reported stolen Nov. 17 from the 1400 block of Marlann Drive. The vehicle was unlocked with the keys inside.

• Thefts from unlocked vehicles were reported Nov. 18 in the 1300 block of Marlann Drive, 1400 block of Kendon Drive and 11900 block of Grant Place. Change was stolen.

• A suspect was arrested Nov. 18 for stealing candy from Des Peres Cinema, 12701 Manchester Road.

• A vehicle that left the scene of an accident was reported Nov. 19 in the 12000 block of Manhattan Place. The vehicle caused property damage to a fence and yards and managed to exit on a sidewalk between a gate and pillar.

• A road rage incident was reported Nov. 20 on southbound I-270 at Dougherty Ferry Road in which one of the drivers displayed a weapon. The suspect turned himself in and was released with a summons.

• During the week of Nov. 16-20 at West County Center, three thefts were reported.

• During the week of Nov. 16-20, police responded to 14 vehicle accidents and reported 17 alarms/sick cases/assists to the fire/EMS department.


• On Nov. 19, the city’s finance department reported receiving an insufficient funds check from a Kirkwood resident as payment of entry fees for the Glendale Firehouse Run. Police contacted the resident, who immediately made the check good.

• At 10:07 p.m. on Nov. 23, several motorists reported a vehicle being driven in a reckless manner eastbound on Manchester Road from the Kirkwood city limits. Police searched the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

• At 7:40 p.m. on Nov. 24, police arrested a 21-year-old St. Louis man in the 9900 block of Manchester Road as a fugitive of the Webster Groves, Eureka, Riverview and St. Louis Metropolitan police departments. He was released to Webster Groves authorities at the scene. The man originally was stopped and cited for several traffic violations.

• On Nov. 26, police investigated at least 10 reports of items stolen from unlocked vehicles sometime overnight. The thefts occurred in the vicinity of Joanna Avenue, Nancy Carol Lane, Warwick Lane and Glenbrook Avenue.


• A vehicle in the 1400 block of Oak Bluff Lane was entered unlawfully between Nov. 17 and 19. A pocketknife and pair of binoculars were stolen.

• A vehicle in the 700 block of McLain Lane was reported damaged with green paint Nov. 19.

• Sunset Hills police investigated car break-ins Nov. 20 involving a vehicle reported stolen from Illinois. The vehicle sped into Kirkwood and crashed near the intersection of Attucks and Milwaukee. Three subjects fled from the scene.

• A concerned citizen observed a juvenile holding a BB gun in the 11000 block of Manchester Road Nov. 21. A nearby school was not in session at the time of the incident. The juvenile was located, counseled and released to parents.

• A suspicious person was observed Nov. 23 attempting to open the windows and door to a residence in the 1200 block of Rockridge Place. The detective bureau is working to identify the subject, who was scared off by neighbors.

• A woman and her friend agreed to meet a subject at a business in the 10000 block of Manchester Road Nov. 24 to sell her cell phone. While the “buyer” was examining the phone, he drove away without paying. The detective bureau is investigating.

• A patron of a business in the 1000 block of South Kirkwood Road reported two wallets stolen from a purse she left in a shopping cart on Nov. 25. The detective bureau is investigating.

• During the week of Nov. 19-25, along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, police responded to 25 residential/business alarms, 21 motor vehicle accidents and assisted the fire/EMS department on 65 calls.

Rock Hill

• A suspicious vehicle was reported Nov. 16 in the area of the 1500 block of Salem Hills Drive. Police checked the area and did not find a vehicle fitting the description.

• Police were called for a disturbance — a dispute between a skateboarder and a bus driver — reported Nov. 17 at the intersection of Manchester Road and Raritan Drive. Police helped sort out the matter and the parties went on their way.

• A leaving without paying from a convenience store in the 9400 block of Manchester Road Nov. 18 turned out to be a customer who forgot to pay for gas. He returned and paid.

• Officials of a business in the 9800 block of Manchester Road reported accepting several counterfeit twenty- dollar bills for gift cards Nov. 19. The U.S. Secret Service is involved with the investigation.

• Police are investigating a Nov. 20 theft from a convenience store in the 9400 block of Manchester Road. The suspect ran from the store with several bottles of liquor.

• A disturbance at a business in the 9500 block of Manchester Road Nov. 21 resulted in a customer throwing a gift card at the worker, following an argument. No injuries were reported.

• A man with a gun was reported at a convenience store in the 9400 block of Manchester Road Nov. 21 after he got out of his vehicle with a handgun observed in his waistband. The subject and gun were checked out and everything was legal, police said. The man was home on leave from the Army.


• A 74-year-old male accidentally shot himself in the leg in the 7800 block of Grove Avenue Nov. 19 while cleaning a handgun.

• A cloned credit card was used fraudulently by an unknown man Nov. 19 at Walmart, 7437 Watson Road.

• A 37-year-old man was arrested Nov. 23 in the 5100 block of Annette Avenue after assaulting another person with a hammer. Charges of second-degree assault were issued against the suspect.

Warson Woods

• No information was provided.

Webster Groves

• At 7:41 p.m. on Nov. 19 a man stole eight packages of beef from Schnucks, 8650 Big Bend Blvd.

• A vehicle was reported stolen at 9 a.m. on Nov. 15 from a driveway in the 700 block of Yale Avenue. The vehicle had been left unlocked with the keys inside.

• During the week of Nov. 19-25, police responded to 506 calls for service, 16 auto accidents, 13 alarms and assisted the fire department 40 times.