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Weekly Police Incident Report: April 6th - 12th

Publish Date:04/13/2020 12:18 PM

Before we begin, we’d like to thank each of you who have included us (from a distance) in your neighborhood celebrations. It’s a great reminder that we really are all in this together & #WeAreClaytonMO. Take time this week to check on your family, friends & neighbors.


For the reporting period of Monday, April 6th - Sunday, April 12th, CPD officers responded to 252 calls for service including 7 automobile accidents & 24 calls to assist the Fire Department. Among those calls were the following incidents:


Monday morning, a maintenance manager returned to work at a building in the central business district & discovered someone or something had damaged a portion of the property’s brick retaining wall.


A restaurateur in the 7600 block of Wydown discovered someone used the dumpster on her property overnight to dispose of furniture.


Early Tuesday morning a male subject entered CVS, indicated possession of a weapon to store employees & stole an undisclosed amount of money from the register. He was last seen leaving the area with a female accomplice & an unknown driver in a Silver Nissan Rogue with a Missouri temporary license. Anyone with information is asked to contact the CPD detective bureau at (314)290-8420 or CrimeStoppers at 1-(866)371-TIPS


Later Tuesday, a medical doctor reported an unknown female fraudulently obtained a prescription from Walgreens by forging a prescription using his name & DEA number. Further investigation revealed additional fraudulent transactions throughout St. Louis County. He is unsure when or how his information was compromised & investigation is ongoing.


Officers responded to the area of Oak Knoll Park Wednesday evening after a passerby noticed an abandoned bag. The bag & its contents were recovered & returned to the PD for safekeeping.


Lastly, Sunday afternoon, a man concealed over $100 in Walgreens merchandise on his person & fled the store without attempting to purchase the items. He was last seen leaving the area in a green SUV.


Help us prevent crimes of opportunity by using your #9pmRoutine all day, every day. Secure your property & remember to remove all valuables, keys & remotes from your vehicles. If you witness any suspicious activity be sure to report it as soon as possible #SeeSomethingSaySomething. Stay safe everyone!

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