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Weekly Police Incident Report: February 3rd - 9th

Publish Date:02/10/2020 12:31 PM
For the reporting period of Monday, February 3rd - Sunday, February 9th, CPD officers responded to 543 calls for service including 14 automobile accidents & 30 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:

Monday morning a woman left her belongings on a bench in a St. Louis County courtroom while she left the room to speak with an attorney. Upon her return she discovered money was missing from her wallet. The theft was observed by several witnesses & the thief remained in the courtroom where he was arrested a short time later.

A resident attended a fitness class in the 7400 block of Forsyth Blvd. Monday evening. After class she discovered her keys & wallet had been taken from the provided storage area & someone had stolen her vehicle from the parking lot.

Tuesday morning a resident of the 6300 block of Alamo awoke to discover her vehicle had been stolen overnight. The resident believed a set of keys may have been left inside the vehicle. The vehicle was recovered in St. Louis City early Wednesday morning.

A visitor to Chipotle accidentally left her purse behind after her meal on Wednesday afternoon. When she returned for her property she discovered someone removed approximately $100 in cash & change from the purse.

Friday afternoon authorities in Minnesota contacted the CPD after recovering a vehicle that had been entered as stolen from the Clayton Avis location in January. An arrest was made by the Minnesota police agency & that individual is believed to be involved with a multi-state auto & ID theft ring.

Saturday afternoon a resident reported they suspected a former babysitter of stealing items from their home. The investigation is ongoing.

A traffic stop in the area of S. Meramec & Bonhomme early Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI.

Lastly, Sunday night, three male suspects stole a large quantity of alcohol from CVS. They were last seen leaving the area in a Toyota Sienna with a Missouri temporary plate. Investigation is ongoing.

CPD reminds you to make your #9pmRoutine habits work for you all day, every day. No matter where you are, never leave valuables, keys or remotes in your vehicles. If you’re heading to the gym or a public place, keep those items on your person or secure them in a locked locker. Report any suspicious activities as soon as possible. #SeeSomethingSaySomething & help us keep our community safe.