Weekly Police Incident Report: March 9th - 15th
For the reporting period of Monday, March 9th - Sunday, March 15th, CPD officers responded to 483 calls for service including 9 automobile accidents & 25 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:
A pedestrian was injured Monday morning as she was crossing a street in the crosswalk. The driver briefly spoke with the victim before he fled the scene. A possible suspect has been identified & investigation is ongoing.
A woman reported she accidently left her wallet behind on a bench in the central business district on Monday. Tuesday morning a postal worker contacted her at her office & explained someone had dropped the wallet in a public mailbox. Among other items, the woman’s cash & work ID had been removed from the wallet.
Tuesday night, CPD officers responded to the St. Louis County Council meeting & arrested one individual for peace disturbance. He was later transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for evaluation.
A man reported using the valet service at a restaurant in the central business district Monday night. After retrieving his vehicle, he drove to a hotel in Illinois where his vehicle alerted him the key fob could not be detected. He contacted the valet service by phone & requested they look for the fob. When he awoke Tuesday morning, he discovered his vehicle had been stolen from the hotel parking lot.
Friday afternoon, a man entered Optical Specialists, Inc. under the guise of being a customer & proceeded to steal 4 pairs of eye glass frames.
A traffic stop in the area of S. Bemiston & Shaw Park Friday night resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI.
Lastly, early Saturday morning, a traffic stop in the area of S. Hanley & Wydown resulted in the arrest of another driver for DWI.
The CPD takes impaired driving offenses seriously year round. It doesn’t matter who you are, the conscious choice of driving impaired affects more lives than your own. If you still plan to celebrate tomorrow’s holiday, we ask you to please utilize a #DesignatedDriver & help everyone get home safely.