Police Weekly Incident Report: July 22 - 29
For the reporting period of Monday, July 22nd - Sunday, July 28th, Clayton Police officers responded to 516 calls for service, including 26 automobile accidents & 28 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:
On Tuesday at 4:00 am, a Clayton officer at Clayton Rd and Hanley attempted to stop two SUVs wanted by the Ladue Police Department for thefts from unlocked vehicles. Both vehicles refused to stop and sped off from the officer, last seen heading east on I-64. One of the SUVs, a silver Cadillac SRX, was reported stolen in St. Charles County earlier in the night.
On Tuesday morning, a resident on the 6400 block of San Bonita reported change, shoes, and sunglasses stolen from his unlocked vehicle. Surveillance video showed a suspect on a bike commit the theft at 2:47 am.
On Wednesday at 12:05 am, a traffic stop near Clayton and Big Bend resulted in the driver being arrested for possession of painkillers and Valium, which were not prescribed to him.
On Thursday, a blue men’s 10-speed bike was found abandoned at Ellenwood and University. Call us if this is your bike.
On Thursday at 7:20 pm, a road rage incident at Forsyth and Bland resulted in fisticuffs between two men. Neither party suffered serious injuries.
On Friday at 2:30 am, a Clayton officer found a suspect breaking into cars in Tuscany Park. The officer chased the suspect into Concordia Seminary, but lost sight of him. Thefts from unlocked vehicles were also reported in Davis Place.
On Friday morning, a resident on Clayton Lane reported two cars stolen. Thieves entered an unlocked car parked on the driveway. Once inside the car, they found the car’s key and activated the garage door opener to enter the garage. Inside the garage they found a car with its key inside. The thieves took both cars. Other unlocked cars in the Clayton Gardens neighborhood were also entered.
On Friday morning, a female subject was arrested for possession of a crack pipe. She was on her way to court to face a drug charge when she was arrested.
On Saturday morning, a bicycle was reported stolen from the basement common area of an apartment building on the 6300 block of S. Rosebury. The bike was secured to a pillar with a cable lock, but the cable was cut. On Sunday at 2:14 am, a traffic stop on the 6600 block of Clayton Rd resulted in a DWI arrest.
On Sunday at 2:45 am, a resident on the 600 block of Francis woke up and discovered a burglar in his house. The resident was able to detain the suspect and call the police. It was discovered that the suspect forced entry into the home through a window. The suspect was arrested for Burglary 1st Degree. An arrest warrant with a $20,000 cash only bond was issued on the suspect. The suspect was homeless and we found evidence that he may have been sleeping in Shaw Park earlier in the night.
On Sunday at 11:40 pm, a wallet was stolen from an unlocked car on the 200 block of Topton. The victim observed three suspects run south from his vehicle.