Weekly Police Incident Report: June 15th - 21st
For the reporting period of Monday, June 15th - Sunday, June 21st, CPD officers responded to 336 calls for service including 7 vehicle accidents and 27 calls to assist the CFD. Among those calls were the following incidents:
A traffic stop in the area of Big Bend & Wydown late Monday night resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI. Preliminary results showed the driver’s BAC was 3x the legal limit at the time of his arrest.
In an update to a report of a vehicle stolen from the Moorlands in May, officers were notified Tuesday morning the vehicle was recovered in East St. Louis, IL. Investigation is ongoing.
Later Tuesday, a technician was conducting maintenance on an A/C unit for a business in the 6300 block of Clayton Rd., when he discovered copper pipes had been removed, rendering the A/C unit inoperable. The theft is believed to have occurred between June 5th & 8th.
A resident in the Wydown Forest neighborhood awoke Wednesday morning to the sound of his vehicle starting. When he looked out the window he observed someone driving away in his car. Officers responded & discovered several unlocked vehicles in the neighborhood had been rummaged through. The stolen vehicle was recovered a short time later in St. Louis City. Investigation is ongoing & anyone with information is asked to contact the Clayton Detective Bureau at (314)290-8426.
A welfare check of a woman in the 6400 block of Clayton Rd. early Friday morning resulted in her arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of suspected cocaine & a warrant through another jurisdiction for felony probation violation.
A woman attempted to use a stolen bank card & driver’s license to cash 2 fraudulent checks at the Commerce Bank drive-thru Friday afternoon. Bank employees provided the woman with cash for one of the checks before they received an alert that the 2nd check was stolen. The woman fled the area leaving the stolen check, license & bank card behind. Investigation is ongoing.
Saturday morning, an employee of World News discovered a man stealing multiple packs of cigarettes from behind the register counter. She confronted the man as was able to recover some of the merchandise before he fled the store. The same man stole merchandise from the store in early May.
Finally, late Sunday morning, a resident in the 6300 block of Ellenwood discovered a glass pane in her kitchen door had been damaged & her purse & its contents were missing from the kitchen. Two neighbors reported their surveillance cameras captured a man looking into windows of their residences & garage & riding a bicycle through the area just after 4am. Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the CPD Detective Bureau.
Please remember to make a #9pmRoutine part of your daily routine all day, every day:
-Remove valuables, keys & remotes from your vehicles
-Lock your vehicles, garages & homes
-Utilize your outdoor lighting & security systems
-#SeeSomethingSaySomething & report suspicious activity as soon as possible.
Let’s work together to prevent crime & keep our community safe!