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Police Weekly Incident Report: December 31 – January 6

Publish Date:01/07/2019 8:07 AM

On Monday at 4:30 am, home surveillance video showed a male subject trying to open a car door on Southmoor. The car was parked in a rear driveway. The car was locked, so nothing was taken.

On Monday at 11:40 pm, a traffic stop at N. Central and Forsyth resulted in the driver receiving a summons to Clayton Municipal Court for possession of marijuana.

On Monday at 11:43 pm, an 18-year-old male was observed carrying alcohol at N. Central and Kingsbury. The alcohol was seized and the subject was issued a summons for Minor in Possession.

On Tuesday at 1:51 am, a traffic stop on Maryland and N. Brentwood resulted in a DWI arrest.

On Tuesday at 2:27 am, a traffic stop at Pershing and N. Hanley resulted in a DWI arrest.

On Tuesday at 6:05 am, a call was received at Forsyth and Maryland for a light pole and a street sign that had just been knocked over by a vehicle, which left the scene. A piece of car debris at the scene was inscribed with “Made in Germany”. The responding officer checked the area and observed a German vehicle with heavy front-end damage traveling on Topton near Clayton High School. The officer conducted a traffic stop and the officer confirmed the vehicle had struck the light pole and street sign. The 18-year-old driver was intoxicated, but not injured. She was arrested for DWI and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

On Wednesday between 10:00 am and 12:30 pm, a backpack was stolen from the basketball court at the Center of Clayton.

On Friday at 3:10 am, a Clayton officer observed a fire in a street level business at Jackson and Pershing. She notified the Fire Department and then evacuated the residents living in the apartments on the second floor. Nobody was injured in the fire. Refer to Saturday’s Nextdoor post “Friday Morning Fire” for more details.

On Sunday at 1:15 am, a traffic stop at S. Hanley and Clayton Rd. resulted in the driver being issued a summons for Possession of Marijuana. On the last Weekly Incident Report, a damaged front door to an apartment on the 7500 block of Byron was noted. This report has since been classified as unfounded, because it was determined that a relative to the victim inadvertently caused the damage.

During this reporting period, the Clayton PD responded to 478 calls for service, including 13 automobile accidents and 25 calls to assist the Fire Department.

Lt. Mark Smith
(314) 290-8406

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