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Weekly Police Incident Report: March 23rd - 29th

Publish Date:03/30/2020 12:05 PM
For the reporting period of Monday, March 23rd - Sunday, March 29th, CPD officers responded to 275 calls for service including 7 automobile accidents & 23 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:
 
Monday morning, a Commerce Bank employee suspected a man was attempting to cash a fraudulent check. After contacting the account holder it was determined the check was stolen from a home in Jefferson County. When the bank refused the transaction, the suspect fled the area leaving his identification behind. The suspect is known to the victim & officers are attempting to locate him.
 
A Clayton based business reported Tuesday morning they discovered one of their corporate credit cards had been fraudulently used out of state over 50 times. The purchases were all for large sums at a home improvement retailer. All cards with access to the account were accounted for & had not been used out of state. Investigation is ongoing.
 
Thursday morning, a resident of the Claverach Park neighborhood awoke to discover her vehicle had been stolen from her driveway. A review of surveillance cameras in the area showed it was taken shortly after 5am & the suspects are believed to have arrived in a dark in color sedan.
 
Thank you to each of you who allowed us to review your home surveillance footage while investigating this case. If you haven’t yet registered your cameras with the community camera program, please consider doing so. https://www.claytonmo.gov/government/police/community-camera-program
 
A resident contacted CPD Thursday afternoon after a collection agency informed him a personal loan in his name was delinquent. The resident reported he had neither authorized the loan nor had he received any funds. The loan company has initiated a fraud investigation at the resident’s request.
 
Lastly, Saturday morning a man stole a package from the porch of a home on York Dr. He was seen leaving the area in a light green Toyota sedan.
 
Help us keep our community safe by reporting things as soon as possible #SeeSomethingSaySomething. Also, don’t forget to use your #9pmRoutine all day, every day. Remove all valuables, keys & remotes from your vehicles & lock up your vehicles & homes.
 
Stay safe everyone!
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