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Weekly Police Incident Report: December 2nd - December 8th

Publish Date:12/10/2019 9:28 AM
For the reporting period of Monday, December 2nd through Sunday, December 8th, Clayton Police Officers responded to 454 calls for service, including 23 vehicle accidents & 28 calls to assist the fire department.  Among those calls were the following incidents:
Monday morning, the owner of Avis Rental reported a customer rented a vehicle in October & never returned it.  Her attempts to contact the customer & recover the vehicle have been unsuccessful.
Later Monday morning, a resident in the Hi-Pointe DeMun neighborhood reported UPS records show they delivered a package to her residence on November 22nd. The resident believes the package was stolen from her porch. 
Monday evening items, including a handgun & ammunition were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 8000 block of Clayton Rd. For suspect information please refer to our social media posts from December 4th.
Tuesday morning, staff at the Ritz Carlton contacted the CPD to assist in evicting a customer who was behaving suspiciously. Upon entering the customer’s room, it was discovered he had damaged hotel property & was in possession of a controlled substance.  The individual was arrested & officers will apply for warrants.
Wednesday evening, a purse & wallet were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 6300 block of Wydown Blvd.
Friday afternoon, a visitor to the St. Louis County Government Center was arrested after marijuana was found in her purse at the check point.
Sunday morning, a passerby located a set of keys in the area of Wydown & Westwood. Officers were able to locate the very happy owner & returned the keys to him. 
Lastly, Sunday evening, officers checked on an abandoned vehicle in the 8000 block of Pershing. Investigation revealed it had been reported as stolen out of St. Louis County.
If you have any information regarding the ongoing investigations please contact the Clayton Police Department at (314)-645-3000.
Don’t forget to add a #9pmroutine to your day.  Remove all items of value from your vehicles & lock your vehicles & homes.  Making these steps a daily habit is the easiest way to prevent crime from occurring in our community.
Stay safe!
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