May 18, 2012Des Peres
- Police arrested a 34-year-old House Springs man for possession of a controlled substance about 3 p.m. on May 9, after his motorcycle was involved in an accident at Manchester Road and I-270. The cycle hit loose gravel and collided with a concrete median. During a subsequent investigation, police found the man in possession of marijuana.
- Police arrested two women, age 25 and 28, who were found to be in possession of marijuana during a traffic stop in the 12400 block of Manchester Road at 6:45 p.m. on May 12. The women were from Florissant and south St. Louis.
- Police arrested a 42-year-old Glendale man in the 200 block of Edwin Avenue at 10:56 a.m. on May 7 as a fugitive of the St. Charles County Sheriff's Department. He was released to St. Charles County authorities.
- Police arrested a 25-year-old Glendale man in the 100 block of North Sappington Road at 4:19 p.m. on May 8, and charged him in municipal court with domestic assault.
- A ladies' blue "Nightvision" Magna bicycle was found abandoned May 8 in a front yard of a residence on Flynn Forest Lane. Police are holding the bicycle until the owner can be identified.
- A resident of Nolan Drive reported an unauthorized solicitor for Thomas Construction at 5:54 p.m. on May 9. Police advised the solicitor to cease until a proper permit was obtained, and contacted the solicitor's supervisor as well about the complaint and the permit process.
- A resident of Nolan Drive reported returning home May 9 and finding the gutters and downspouts torn from her home during the past week.
- A resident of the 1000 block of Chelsea Avenue reported on May 10 the possible loss or theft of jewelry from her home sometime during the past two weeks. There were no signs of forced entry to the home and nothing else appeared disturbed.
- A backpack was located at 10:45 p.m. on May 10 near the intersection of Argonne Drive and Park Avenue in Oakland. Investigation revealed the backpack belonged to a student at North Glendale School, and it was returned to her on May 11.
- Police arrested a 28-year-old Kirkwood man in the 1200 block of West Lockwood Avenue at 1:33 a.m. on May 11, and charged him in municipal court with driving while intoxicated, improper lane usage and failure to provide proof of insurance.
- A wallet reported stolen April 28 from a vehicle in the 800 block of Alexandra Avenue was left on May 11 at the entrance to the Warson Woods Police Department. Police assume the wallet was found somewhere in Warson Woods and turned in to that department for return to the owner.
- At 2:54 a.m. on May 7, police responded to a report of suspicious activity near the intersection of Manchester and Geyer Road. A witness reported seeing one adult near several parked vehicles at a nearby business. Officers located and arrested the woman in the act of stealing from a vehicle in the 1200 block of North Geyer. Investigation found she had broken into at least two vehicles in the area, and was in possession of prescription narcotics that were not prescribed to her. She so charged with possession of a controlled substance. Another adult was determined to not be involved in any crime.
- A GPS unit was reported stolen at 9:31 a.m. on May 7 from a vehicle in the 500 block of North Kirkwood Road, overnight.
- Employees of a business in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road reported a shoplifter about 9:30 p.m. on May 7. Employees detained the suspected until police arrived and arrested the suspect.
- At 11:28 p.m. on May 11, officers arrested an adult female motorist for driving under the influence of alcohol, following a stop for a traffic violation on eastbound I-44 near Berry Road in Oakland.
- A weed eater was reported stolen at 12:54 p.m. on May 12 from a basement storage area at a home in the 400 block of South Holmes Avenue, sometime during the preceding week.
- At 5:45 p.m. on May 12, officers responded to a business in the 300 block of South Kirkwood Road for a report of a subject with a gun outside the establishment. Officers located the man, but did not locate a gun. The man was arrested for trespassing, as he had been warned several times by management not to return to the premises.
- Police responded to a suspicious vehicle call May 3 in the area of Hardith Hill Court. The suspect vehicle, they learned, was occupied by parents waiting for their child to get out of school.
- Police are investigating a vehicle that left the scene of an accident May 4 in the 9800 block of Manchester Road.
- Police responded to a call for a man with a gun May 5 in the 9700 block of Manchester Road. They determined there was no weapon and one subject's vehicle was struck by ice thrown from another vehicle's passenger.
- A gas drive-off from another venue was solved May 6 when the suspect stopped at a business in the 9800 block of Manchester Road. Police arrested and transported the suspect back to the original jurisdiction for booking.
- A verbal disturbance was reported May 7 between a customer and a business owner in the 9500 block of Manchester Road.
- A vehicle was reported stolen May 8 in the 300 block of Lithia Avenue. Investigation revealed a domestic spat was the reason, and the vehicle was returned.
- A trash can was reported stolen May 8 from the 700 block of Brownbert Court.
- Two subjects were arrested for trespassing May 8 at a residence in the 9200 block of Litzsinger Road.
- The Click It or Ticket Campaign will once again be taking place during May 21-June 3. Officers will be out on extra patrol during this time to ensure everyone is in compliance with the law. Police say to make sure while traveling, everyone in your vehicle is buckled in. Last year Missouri had 613 unbuckled fatalities.
- At 5:15 p.m. on May 4, a gold 2002 Infiniti sideswiped a white 2002 Infiniti on the southbound Shrewsbury Avenue overpass of Interstate 44 and left the scene. Police located the suspect vehicle on a driveway in Affton, and issued a citation to an Affton man for leaving the scene of an accident.
- Prior to 7:44 p.m. on May 6, someone used a pry tool to break a rear basement window in the 7800 block of Garden Avenue. No property was reported stolen.
- Police arrested four intoxicated suspects at 10 a.m. on May 9 after they tried to pry the lock of the loading dock door at Rothman Furniture, 7737 Watson Road. No property was reported stolen. The incident occurred at 1:30 a.m.
- A lacrosse goal owned by Vianney High School was reported stolen from Wehner Park at 6:40 p.m. on May 9. The chain that locked the goal to a chain-link fence had been cut with a pry tool.
- At 9:50 p.m. on May 9, a police officer heard a loud noise in the 7300 block of Watson Road and discovered the glass partition of a Metro bus stop had been shattered. Police are looking for a white, balding, heavy-set man who ran into the wooded area south of the bus stop. The man was about five foot ten inches tall and wore khaki shorts and a dark-colored shirt.
- Between 1:30 p.m. on May 9 and 12:40 a.m. on May 10, someone entered an apartment in the 800 block of Diehnwells Drive and removed an Apple computer, finger pad and keyboard, a Panasonic 42-inch plasma television, two checkbooks, Charter cable box, VHS player, DVD player, 250 DVDs, an iPOD and a digital camera.
- Between 5 and 10 p.m. on May 7, someone broke a window in an apartment at Douglass Manor, in the 500 block of North Elm Avenue.
- Police are investigating the ransacking of a car May 9 on a driveway of a home in the 400 block of Hawthorne Avenue. The homeowner's security camera showed two male subjects on the property at about 1 a.m.
- Between 3 p.m. on May 9 and 9 a.m. on May 10, someone stole a bicycle locked to the bike rack at the Webster University parking garage on Garden Avenue.
- Between 3 and 4:30 a.m. on May 10, someone broke the windows of a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Pasadena Avenue.
- Between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on May 10, someone pried open the bathroom window of a home in the first block of Webster Acres and stole cash and checks.
- About 9:20 p.m. on May 10, three suspects in a tan car used a BB gun to break a window in a home in the 600 block of Bell Avenue. The vehicle was last seen traveling north on Bell.
- About 1 p.m. on May 11, someone cut the screen window of a home in the 8900 block of Big Bend Boulevard and stole several items from inside. Police have recovered some of the property and have identified persons of interest.
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