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Weekly Police Incident Report: November 25th - December 1st

Publish Date:12/02/2019 3:04 PM

For the reporting period of Monday, November 25th - Sunday, December 1st, Clayton Police officers responded to 459 calls for service, including 24 automobile accidents & 43 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:


Monday morning, CPD officers assisted the CFD with a small fire at Clayton High School. For additional information refer to our social media posts from 11/25.


A resident reported her vehicle was stolen from the parking garage of her building sometime between Sunday evening & Monday morning. The resident believes a key fob was left inside the vehicle.


Later Monday morning, St. Joseph Catholic Church employees contacted the PD to report surveillance cameras captured a male subject stealing money from a box containing donations for candles. This crime took place on the 17th but was not immediately discovered. 


Monday afternoon, CVS staff contacted a local doctor to confirm a prescription request & discovered the prescription was fraudulently obtained. The prescription was partially filled on the 19th & investigation is ongoing.


Monday evening a visitor to the Center of Clayton returned to his locker & discovered his vehicle keys were missing. When he checked the parking lot, he discovered his vehicle had been stolen. With the assistance of OnStar & Shrewsbury PD, the vehicle was recovered in the parking lot of the Lansdown Metrolink Station.


Wednesday evening, IHOP reported two men left the restaurant without making any attempt to pay for their meals.


Walgreens employees observed a female conceal items in her purse Thursday evening.  When she was confronted, she claimed she had previously purchased the items & was attempting to return them without a receipt. She was issued a summons for shoplifting.


Early Friday morning, a traffic stop in the area of Clayton Rd. & Concordia resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI. At the time of the arrest, the driver’s BAC was more than 3x the legal limit.


Friday afternoon, CPD officers assisted Richmond Heights PD with calls for service while their officers were detained with a large incident. During this time frame, officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at St. Mary’s Hospital. Investigation resulted in the arrest of a man for physically assaulting the mother of his child.


Saturday evening, a traffic stop of a wrong way driver in the 200 block of S. Meramec resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI.


Lastly, the combination of heavy rains this weekend & fallen leaves led to standing water on our roadways. With the help of our Public Works Department, the issue was quickly resolved. Just a reminder, use caution when approaching water over roadways & slow down to avoid hydroplaning.


If you have any information regarding the above investigations or would like more info on what you can do to help reduce the opportunity for crime, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Stay safe!

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