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Weekly Police Incident Report: March 16th - 22nd

Publish Date:03/23/2020 2:27 PM

We’d like to take a moment to thank each of you for your understanding & cooperation as new restrictions & precautions are implemented on a seemingly daily basis. Please know that the safety of our community remains the priority of the men & women of the CPD. We are still responding to calls for service including emergency calls to 911 & reports of crimes in progress. However, as of this morning, March 23rd, the PD lobby has been closed to the public. As a result, we are asking anyone with inquiries or needing to place a non-emergency report to please dial (314)645-3000 & an officer will contact you by phone. For a comprehensive list regarding the status of City services & facilities, please visit our website: https://www.claytonmo.gov/services/covid-19-community-updates

 

Without further ado, for the reporting period of Monday, March 16th - Sunday, March 22nd, CPD officers responded to 251 calls for service including 8 automobile accidents & 26 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:

 

Tuesday evening, a woman stole an employee’s cellular phone from the counter of a salon in the central business district. The incident was captured on surveillance cameras & investigation is ongoing.

 

A resident in the DeMun neighborhood awoke Wednesday morning to discover items had been stolen from her unlocked vehicle. Among the items stolen was a pair of Apple Airpods.

 

Wednesday afternoon a resident reported someone out of state had used her personal information to obtain cable television services. The resident has no connection to the address & did not authorize the account.

 

When a woman was informed she could not bring her dog inside a restaurant in the central business district Thursday evening she caused a disturbance. When officers arrived, she became combative & resisted arrest.

 

Early Friday morning an officer observed a vehicle driving in an alley in the DeMun neighborhood without its headlights illuminated. When the officer neared the vehicle, the driver fled the area at a high rate of speed.

 

Lastly, a resident reported parking her vehicle in the 6400 block of Alamo Wednesday morning. When she returned Saturday evening, she discovered the vehicle’s passenger door was standing open & her car stereo, clothing & US currency had been stolen. Investigation is ongoing.

 

Please continue to help us keep our community safe by looking out for one another & reporting any suspicious activity as soon as possible. #SeeSomethingSaySomething.

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