Des Peres

• Groceries were reported stolen Oct. 20 from Schnucks, 12332 Manchester Road.

• A resident of the 13300 block of Kenroyal Drive reported several items of clothing missing Oct. 24 after contractors were at her house.

• A wallet was found Oct. 23 in the roadway at Dougherty Ferry and Highland Roads. The owner was located and came to the station to claim it.

• Lights were reported stolen Oct. 24 from a subdivision sign in the 12300 block of Creekhaven

• A resident of the 600 block of Westledge Court reported a forgery/fraud Oct. 25. An unauthorized credit account had been opened in the victim’s name.

• A backpack containing drugs and paraphernalia was left at the Lodge at Des Peres, 1050 Des Peres Road, Oct. 25. The owner returned and attempted to claim the backpack, and was released on a summons.

• A firearm was reported stolen from a vehicle in a garage Oct. 25 in the 13000 block of Huntercreek Ridge Road. The victim left his garage door open slightly and a suspect slid under the door and stole the firearm.

• Emergency crews responded to an unknown overdose on Fawn Valley Drive Oct. 25. The victim was transported to a local hospital.

• During the week of Sept. 21-27 at West County Center, five thefts and one suspicious person concealing merchandise were reported, and four suspects were taken into custody. Police also arrested a suspect for trespassing.

• During the week of Oct. 19-25, police responded to 13 vehicle accidents and reported 23 alarms/sick cases/assists to the fire/EMS department.


• A resident of Moreland Avenue reported finding a key fob and keys in his residential mailbox at 1:02 p.m. on Oct. 22. An investigation determined the keys were stolen from inside an unlocked vehicle on Kings Pond Road on Oct. 14. The keys and fob were returned to the owner, who had already had the locks to his residence and vehicles changed.

• At 3:38 p.m. on Oct. 22, a resident of Algonquinwood Place reported finding a box containing a laptop computer on the side of the street near North Berry Road. Police seized the laptop for safekeeping until the owner can be located.

• At 1:16 a.m. on Oct. 23, two male juveniles were taken into custody for violating the 11 p.m. curfew in the 1100 block of North Berry Road. They were released to their parents.

• At 2:28 p.m. on Oct. 23, police arrested a 21-year-old Affton man in the 900 block of West Lockwood Avenue and charged him with speeding, improper lane use and felony possession of marijuana. He was released on bond, with formal charges pending from the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.

• At 4:28 p.m. on Oct. 24, police arrested a 32-year-old St. Louis man at the St. Louis City Justice Center in connection with a December 2015 theft at Filomena’s Italian Kitchen, 9900 Manchester Road. He was released pending application of formal charges.


• Shoplifting incidents were reported Oct. 22 and 25 from a store in the 10400 block of Manchester Road. The reporting officers are investigating.

• Officers investigated a vehicle crash near the intersection of Clay and Jefferson avenues Oct. 26. At the conclusion of the investigation, the driver of the striking vehicle was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. The case will be handled in municipal court.

• During the week of Oct. 22-28, three shoplifting cases were reported and investigated from businesses in the 1000-1200 blocks of South Kirkwood Road.

• During the week of Oct. 22-28, along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, police responded to 18 residential/business alarms, 21 motor vehicle accidents and assisted the Fire/EMS Department on 61 calls.

Rock Hill

• A resident reported a burglary at his residence in the 200 block of Lithia Avenue Oct. 19. Police checked the residence and area and found nothing disturbed or broken into.

• Several vehicles were rifled through during the early morning hours of Oct. 20 in the 9200 block of Litzsinger Road and the 2400 block of Pocahontas Place. For the most part loose change was taken. Police remind residents to lock their vehicles at night.

• A 50-year-old man in the 1000 block of Raritan Drive requested to go to the hospital Oct. 20 because he was hearing voices. He was transported by ambulance.

• A business owner in the 9800 block of Manchester Road reported Oct. 22 he had acquired a counterfeit $20 bill from a customer. After police checked the bill, it was determined to be real and the business owner deposited it with his other funds taken in for the day.

• A victim from another venue reported Oct. 23 his credit card had been used fraudulently at a local store in the 9800 block of Manchester Road. Police are investigating.

• A counterfeit $20 bill was reported passed Oct. 24 at a business in the 9800 block of Manchester Road. Police are looking into the incident.


• Police arrested three people for shoplifting from Walmart, 7437 Watson Road: a 25-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man on Oct. 23 and a 41-year-old woman on Oct. 26.

• Police arrested a 24-year-old man Oct. 26 for breaking into the storage locker of an apartment in the 7500 block of Watson Road. Several items were taken.

• Officers responded to a report of a child exchange dispute Oct. 27 in the 7400 block of Watson Road. Both parties were from out of state, meeting to exchange children per a court-ordered agreement. The families got into an argument and one of the parties left with the children and an exchange was not done. The case will be forwarded to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney for charges.

Warson Woods

• Sometime between the late evening of Oct. 19 and early morning of Oct. 20, a mailbox was damaged in the 400 block of Doral Avenue. Police have several suspects, believed to be juveniles, in this case and hope to have it cleared soon.

Webster Groves

• A resident in the first block of Webster Woods Drive reported a fraud Oct. 22. Someone attempted to open a credit card through Lowe’s using the victim’s Social Security number.

• At 12:20 p.m. on Oct. 23, an arson was discovered at ECC-Childhaven, 330 N. Gore Ave. A school resource officer located heavy black smoke and flames coming from a bathroom. The officer evacuated the building and the fire was extinguished by the fire department. Upon further investigation, a suspect was located and taken into custody. No injuries were reported and formal charges are pending.

• On Oct. 26, several schools were put on lockdown for about an hour after shots were reported fired shortly after noon near Great Circle, 330 N. Gore Ave. (see story page 4A).

• During the week of Oct. 22-28, police responded to 505 calls for service, 22 auto accidents, 12 alarms and assisted the fire department 45 times.