Police Beat: 3/24-3/30

Police Beat: 3/24-3/30

TKC Staff

On Monday, 3-22-2014, at 12:42 a.m. police were summoned to a business

in the 100 block of South Kirkwood Road for a theft report. An employee of

the business reported having $600 cash stolen from her purse while she was


On Wednesday, 03-26-2014, at 12:51 a.m. officers responded to a business in

the 1100 block of North Geyer for a report of a vehicle stalled in the roadway.

Upon arrival officers discovered unknown persons had attempted to steal the

vehicle from a nearby service lot. When the vehicle would not run it was left

abandoned in the roadway.

On Wednesday, 03-26-2014, at 9:30 a.m. police were dispatched to the 10200

block of Manchester Road for a report of a stolen vehicle. The victim reported

having his 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass stolen. Later the same day the vehicle was

found by St Louis Metropolitan Police abandoned and stripped in the venue of St

Louis city.

On Wednesday, 03-26-2014, at 11:35 a.m. officers responded to a business in

the 1000 block of South Kirkwood Road for a theft report. Employees of the

business reported a customer stole items from the store and left on foot. Officers

recognized the adult subject who later turned himself in after being contacted by

police. He was arrested for stealing and the stolen item was recovered. The case

was referred to municipal court.

On Friday, 03-28-2014, at 4:41 a.m. a resident from the 600 block of Kirkshire

called to report a vehicle accident. The resident’s vehicle was struck by a

Hyundai that left the scene sometime overnight.

On Saturday, 03-29-2014, at 1:03 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 400 block

of North Woodlawn for a motor vehicle accident. One vehicle left the roadway

and struck a utility pole. The adult driver suffered minor injuries and was

arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Kirkwood Police received two additional reports of identity thefts from residents

of Kirkwood during the week of Monday, 03-22-2014 through Sunday, 03-30-

2014. The residents lived in the 100 block of Sweetbriar and the 1200 block of

Woodgate. In each instance the resident’s personal information was used by an

unknown person to file a fraudulent tax return.