Police Beat: 8/25-8/31

TKC Staff

On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 police received a report of a vehicle crash in

the 400 block of S Clay. Officers arrived and discovered one vehicle had struck

a parked vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for driving under the

influence of alcohol. The case was referred to the municipal court.


On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 police responded for a robbery at the Walgreens

in the 400 block of North Kirkwood Road. A male dressed as a female wearing

a wig, dress, and sunglasses, entered the Walgreen’s store. The male sought

out the manager, announced a robbery, and displayed a handgun. The male

suspect then escorted the manager and another employee throughout the store

to retrieve cash. The suspect fled the store on foot with cash. Officers were

in the area when the employees called police and noticed a vehicle leaving the

area. This same vehicle had been observed by officers earlier in the night in the

same area prior to the robbery. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle but the

vehicle failed to yield to lights and sirens. The vehicle traveled through a few

side streets in Kirkwood, eventually ending up eastbound on Manchester Road.

The vehicle was stopped on Manchester Road, east of Berry in Rock Hill, with

the assistance of the Glendale, Warson Woods, and Rock Hill Police Departments.

One suspect fled from the vehicle but was apprehended within a few minutes.

The other two occupants of the vehicle were arrested at the vehicle. Officers

recovered the disguise in the vehicle and later recovered the stolen money and

handgun. An employee of Walgreens sustained a minor injury during a struggle

with the male robbery suspect but refused medical treatment at the scene. The

case was presented to the St Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office where a

charge of Robbery 1st

1000 block of Spruce, St Louis, MO. The second suspect Quintez Taylor, 38 YOA,

3500 Natural Bridge, St Louis, MO, was charged with resisting a felony arrest.

Both were transferred to the St Louis County Jail. Clark was held on a cash bond

of $100,000. Taylor was held on a cash bond of $25,000. The third arrestee was

transferred to another St Louis area municipality for outstanding traffic-related


Degree was issued against Jevon Clark, 18 YOA, from the

On Thursday, August 28, 2014 police responded to a residence on Wildwood

regarding an attempted burglary. The residence heard someone knock on the

door, however did not answer. The suspects attempted entry to the residence,

however when the residence yelled, the suspects fled. The incident is being

investigated by the detective bureau.


On Friday, August 29, 2014 police received a report of destruction of property

to a vehicle report in the 1800 block of Briar Meadow Court. A rear window had

been broken out on the victim’s vehicle.


On Friday, August 29, 2014 police responded to the 10400 block of Manchester

Road for a theft by an employee. The employee was arrested and charged with

stealing. The case was referred to municipal court.

Kirkwood Police arrested two adults for shoplifting merchandise from an area

business located in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road during the week of

Monday, 08-25-2014, through Sunday, 08-31-2014. The cases were referred to

municipal court.

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