Weekly Police Incident Report July 8th - July 14th
For the reporting period of Monday, July 8th - Sunday, July 14th, Clayton Police officers responded to 441 calls for service, including 22 automobile accidents & 33 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:
Monday evening, two vehicles had their windows broken out & the vehicles were rummaged through while they were parked in the Enterprise parking garage. Nothing of value was taken.
Early Tuesday morning, a resident in the 6300 block of N. Rosebury observed an unknown subject inside a parked vehicle. A check of the area revealed two unlocked vehicles were rummaged through, but nothing was taken. A few hours later, a resident in the 6400 block of Alamo reported a laptop was removed from their unlocked vehicle, and a resident in the 400 block of Carswold reported their unlocked vehicle was rummaged through overnight.
Also happening Tuesday morning, Walgreens staff reported a male subject stole a small bottle of Tide laundry detergent.
Wednesday afternoon a male subject stole 2 bottles of vodka from Straub’s.
Wednesday night, officers responded to the 6500 block of San Bonita after receiving reports of a male subject using a flashlight to look into vehicles. That subject was located in the 6500 block of Clayton Rd. carrying a number of bags. A check of the subject’s person & the bags resulted in his arrest for possession of burglary tools, drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance.
Thursday night, a vehicle was found parked with the engine running in the area of Brentwood & Kingsbury. The vehicle was turned off & secured.
Friday afternoon, CVS pharmacy reported they discovered a prescription they dispensed on June 29th had been obtained fraudulently. A potential suspect has been developed & investigation is ongoing.
Sunday morning, a resident in the 10 block of Arundel reported a laptop and sunglasses were taken from an unlocked vehicle overnight. A second vehicle in the area was rifled through, however nothing was taken.
Later Sunday morning, a resident in the 10 block of Crestwood Dr. reported two unlocked vehicles were rummaged through while parked in their driveway. An undisclosed sum of money was taken from a glove box.
Sunday evening, a resident in the 6300 block of Alamo reported someone unsuccessfully attempted to break into their garage overnight.
Lastly, as one of the many ways our department strives to best serve our community, all of our officers are trained as part of the St. Louis Area Crisis Intervention Team (CIT). The mission of the CIT is to deliver positive law enforcement crisis intervention services to people in our area with mental illness. Our officers responded to a number of calls this week wherein individuals were struggling with different aspects of their personal mental health. Thanks to their training, officers were able to safely assist those subjects with getting the medical help they needed. For more information on CIT programs, please visit: www.nami.org/Law-Enforcement-and-Mental-Health/What-Is-CIT
Stay safe everyone!
Cpl. Jenny Schwartz