Police Beat: 11/24-11/30

TKC Staff

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On Monday, November 24, 2014 police responded to a destruction of property

report in the 500 block of Clark Avenue. Pictures and words were spray painted

on the side of a local business’ building.


On Tuesday, November 25, 2014 police responded for a fraudulent use of a credit

card at a business in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road. The victim had her

wallet stolen in the City of Shrewsbury and one of her stolen credit cards was

used for purchases at the Kirkwood business.


On Thursday, November 27, 2014 officers were dispatched to the 11200 block

of Manchester for a theft report. A contractor for a business under construction

reported unknown persons attempted to steal copper wiring from the exterior

power box at the construction site. The suspects were unsuccessful at the theft.


On Thursday, November 27, 2014 police received a report of a theft from a

vehicle parked in the 300 block of McCullough. A wallet was stolen from the

center console of the unlocked vehicle.


On Thursday, November 27, 2014 a business owner in the 800 block of South

Geyer called police to report destruction of property. Someone damaged a front

window and siding at the business using a marble.


On Friday, November 28, 2014 police responded for an alarm at a business in

the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road. Upon arrival, the officers observed that

a landscape block had been thrown at the window, breaking one of the window

panes. There was no entry into the business.


On Sunday, November 30, 2014 officers were dispatched to a larceny report in

the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road. A commercial grade power washer was

stolen from the bed of a pickup truck parked at a local business.


Kirkwood Police arrested four adults for shoplifting merchandise from an area

business during the week of Monday, 11-24-14, through Sunday, 11-30-2014.

One of the suspects was charged with felony stealing-third offense due to the

suspect having at least two prior theft-related convictions. That case was turned

over to the St Louis Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. The other cases

were referred to municipal court. All four of the theft cases were at the same

business located in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road.