Weekly Police Incident Report: October 21st - October 27th
For the reporting period of Monday, October 21st through Sunday, October 27th, Clayton Police Officers responded to 473 calls for service, including 15 vehicle accidents and 31 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following events:
Monday afternoon, a victim reported a co-worker committed an indecent act in front of her. The suspect admitted to his actions and was arrested for harassment 1st degree. Warrants will be applied for.
Early Tuesday morning, officers arrested a female inmate at the St. Louis County Jail for possession of suspected methamphetamine. Warrants will be applied for once lab results are obtained.
Early Wednesday morning, officers assisted the Clayton Fire Department with a dumpster fire in the area of N. Central and Forsyth. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Later Wednesday, the staff at The Clayton Plaza Hotel arrested a suspect for trespassing. This same subject has been recently arrested for trespassing at other local businesses.
Wednesday night, debris discovered in the area of S. Brentwood and Francis Pl. suggested a red Audi SUV had left the scene of an accident. Witnesses reported seeing the vehicle (with heavy front-end damage) near Bar Napoli. Early Thursday morning, the vehicle was found in University City with the driver asleep in the back seat. The driver was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident.
Thursday evening, a passenger on a Metro Bus was asked to exit the bus when she refused to turn down the volume of her personal music. She refused to leave the bus and was arrested for trespassing and peace disturbance.
Friday night, a patron of the Center of Clayton reported his wallet was stolen from his unattended backpack while he played basketball.
Saturday, officers hosted a prescription drug take-back event at the Center of Clayton. With the help of our residents, over 200 lbs of unwanted, unused or expired medication was safely disposed of.
Early Sunday morning, a traffic stop in the area of S. Central and Carondelet resulted in the arrest of the driver for possession of marijuana and warrants through other agencies.
Sunday afternoon, officers from East St. Louis reported they recovered a vehicle reported stolen from Clayton in April. A suspect was with the vehicle at the time of recovery and investigation is ongoing.
Lastly, officers stopped by the Claverach Halloween Party Sunday afternoon where they surprised the local princesses and superheroes with treats. If you have photos from the party we’d love for you to share them!
Cpl. Jenny Schwartz