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Weekly Police Incident Report: January 13th - 19th

Publish Date:01/21/2020 3:55 PM

For the reporting period of Monday, January 13th - Sunday, January 19th, CPD officers responded to 475 calls for service including 18 automobile accidents and 31 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:


Officers responded to a single vehicle roll-over accident in the area of Forest Park Parkway & I-170 early Monday morning. The driver reported the accident was caused by a medical incident & no one was injured in the collision.


Tuesday morning, a resident in the Old Town Neighborhood discovered someone damaged the building’s mailboxes by prying them from the wall. The incident was reported to the U.S. Postal Service.


After discovering someone used his identity to apply for a personal loan a resident contacted officers Tuesday evening. The resident is unsure when or how his personal information was compromised. CPD would like to remind you to regularly check your financial accounts & credit reports for accuracy & to report any fraudulent activity as soon as possible.


Later Tuesday evening, a driver was arrested for DWI in the area of Clayton Rd. & Seminary Place. The driver’s intoxicated condition was discovered while officers were investigating a separate incident in the area.


Residents gave a contractor a substantial partial payment for construction work over the summer & after several postponements, the contractor never began the work. Through their own investigation, the homeowners discovered the contractor deceived them by stating he was awaiting the arrival of supplies when he hadn’t purchased them. A complaint was made with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office & the investigation is ongoing.


Early Saturday morning, 2 male subjects stole cash & cigarettes from Walgreens. They were last seen leaving the area in a light in color 4 door vehicle.


A vehicle was stolen from the 10 block of N. Central Ave. Saturday evening when a delivery driver left her vehicle unattended with the engine running.


Lastly, a traffic stop in the area of S. Hanley Rd. & Clayton Rd. early Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI.


CPD would like you to adopt the habits of a #9pmRoutine. Remove all items of value, keys & remotes from your vehicles. Lock your vehicles all day, every day & never leave your vehicle unattended with the engine running. Secure your homes & use your security systems even while you are home. If you witness any suspicious activity report it as soon as possible. #SeeSomethingSaySomething!


Check back later this week for updates on previously reported cases. Until then, stay safe!

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