Weekly Police Incident Report: January 6th - 12th
For the reporting period of Monday, January 6th - Sunday, January 12th, CPD officers responded to 455 calls for service, up from 393 calls the previous week. Officers handled 14 automobile accidents and 14 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among the 455 calls were the following incidents:
Monday morning, staff at St. Joseph’s church discovered someone had stolen from a donation box over the weekend. A suspect has been identified & is believed to responsible for additional incidents in the area.
A shopkeeper in the 8800 block of Ladue Rd. was notified of a potential shoplifter from another store in the same shopping center. The shopkeeper recognized the description of the suspect & after checking surveillance footage, discovered the woman had stolen approximately $150 worth of merchandise.
After dining at restaurant in the DeMun area Tuesday afternoon, a woman returned to her vehicle & discovered someone had broken her vehicle’s passenger window & removed a backpack containing her purse. While speaking with officers, she was notified her credit card had been used for 2 purchases in Brentwood. Surveillance footage from the Brentwood stores showed 2 men & a woman making the purchases & leaving the area in an older model Blue Chevrolet Suburban.
Thursday afternoon, a man carried several items to the cashier at Walgreens as if he intended to purchase them. Instead, he left the store without any attempts to purchase approximately $40 worth of merchandise.
Staff at CVS contacted this department Thursday evening to check on the welfare of a subject who had unsuccessfully attempted a purchase. Staff was concerned the man was under the influence of a controlled substance. The man was contacted & found to be in possession of suspected heroin.
A traffic stop in the area of S. Big Bend & Wydown Blvd. Thursday night resulted in the arrest of the driver for driving with a revoked driver’s license & for warrants through other jurisdictions.
Lastly, Friday afternoon, a resident in the Moorlands neighborhood reported his unlocked vehicle had been rummaged through & US currency was taken. Time of occurrence was sometime between Thursday afternoon & Friday afternoon.
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