Police Beat: 4/9-4/15

Police Beat: 4/9-4/15

TKC Staff

Des Peres Police Department


On Monday, April 9, units responded to Women’s Health on Des Peres Road. A doctor treating the female patient stated that the patient had made suicidal commitment and due to the patient’s state of mind; he wished to have the patient transported to Mercy Hospital for observation.

On Tuesday, April 10, two females stole $3414.05 worth of PINK merchandise from Victoria’s Secret at West County Center.

On Tuesday, April 10, an iPhone was fraudulently obtained at the Des Peres Sam’s Club on Manchester Road.

On Tuesday, April 10, two females stole merchandise from sales rack at PacSun in West County Center.

On Thursday, April 12, an officer responded to a male begging for money on Collonade. Suspect was arrested about a record check noted several warrant from other agencies.

On Thursday, April 12, subject was arrested for shoplifting from Macy’s at West County Center. Subject was released to Arnold Police department on their warrant.

On Thursday, April 12, one juvenile was taken into custody and another for trespassing at West County Center.

On Thursday, April 12, a purse was stolen from a vehicle at the Shell station on Manchester Road.

On Friday, April 13, male stole a pair of sunglasses from Solstice at West County Center.

On Friday, April 13, male stole 8 boxes of cigarettes and ran out of the Walgreens on Manchester Road. Suspect entered a blue Toyota van and fled the scene.

On Saturday, April 14, units responded to the 270 parking garage for a possible overdose in a vehicle. Subject was sleeping in vehicle while waiting for a friend.

On Sunday, April 15, male subject was arrested and released on summons for petty larceny for stealing from Macy’s at West County Center.

On Sunday, April 15, male subject stole two pairs of Ray Ban sunglasses from Sunglass Hut at West County Center.

On Sunday, April 15, two females stole 21 items of clothing worth $1501.89 from Victoria’s Secrets at West County Center.


Glendale Police Department


On Monday, April 9, a resident of the 200 block of Parkland Avenue reported a solicitor from AT&T going door-to-door soliciting business without a proper permit. Officers searched the area to no avail.

On Monday, April 9, officers responded to a complaint of a solicitor in the 1300 block of W. Lockwood Avenue. Officers searched the area to no avail.

On Tuesday, April 10, a 27 year old Crestwood man was arrested near the intersection of Grant Road and Fieldcrest Drive and charged in Municipal Court with Speeding and Disobeying a Stop Sign. He was released on bond.

On Tuesday, April 10, management of Glendale Chrysler Jeep Dodge, 10070 Manchester Road, reported a customer failed to return a rental vehicle pursuant to their written agreement. Police contacted the customer who returned the vehicle.

On Tuesday, April 10, a personal checkbook was found on a parking lot in the 400 block of N. Sappington Road. Police were able to locate the owner and return it.

On Friday, April 13, police responded to a report of a disturbance between two motorists in the 800 block of Victoria Place. Upon officers’ arrival, one of the motorists left the area. The other motorist wanted police to be aware of the incident in the event of another occurrence.

On Friday, April 13, a resident of the 800 block of Queen Anne Place reported persons unknown made eight fraudulent purchases using her credit card number. The credit card account was cancelled. Police are investigating.

On Saturday, April 14, a resident of the unit block of Flower Hill Court reported the loss of her cell phone sometime this morning. A nearby resident found the phone in the street. The phone apparently fell from the roof of the reporting party’s vehicle. The phone was returned to the owner.


Kirkwood Police Department


On Monday, April 9, 2018, a theft was reported from a retail store on the 10800 block of Manchester Road. The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.

On Tuesday, April 10, construction materials were reported stolen overnight from a business on the 600 block of West Woodbine.

On Thursday, April 12, Officers were dispatched to a parking lot on the 1000 block of South Kirkwood Road to check the welfare of two subjects sleeping in their vehicle. At the conclusion of the Officers’ investigation, both occupants of the vehicle were arrested and charged with: possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. The case will be presented to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for consideration.

On Friday, April 13, Officers were dispatched to the area of Kirkwood High School, 800 block of West Essex, where members of the track team reported being shot at with an airsoft gun. The victims reported they were running on W. Essex near S. Geyer Road.  They observed the driver of a silver 4 door car who was wearing a dark blue ski mask. The driver was holding what appeared to be a black or dark colored airsoft handgun. No injuries were reported. The Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.

On Saturday, April 14, Officers responded to more than 27 individual reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles. The thefts occurred in the area of West Rosehill and South Geyer Rd. Investigation revealed the time of occurrence was between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Saturday 04/14/2018. Items taken include laptop computers, iPad, tools, prescription medication and US currency.  Anyone one with information please contact Kirkwood Police Detective Veselsky at 314-822-5877.

Just after midnight, on Monday, April 16 an officer observed an adult male subject standing in the middle of the street in the area of South Kirkwood Road and Madison. The officer observed the male subject urinating in the street.  The subject was arrested and charged with urinating in public.

During the week of April 9, 2018 through April 15, four cases of shoplifting were reported and investigated from businesses in the 1000-1200 block of South Kirkwood Road.

Additionally, during the week of April 9, 2018, through April 15, the Kirkwood Police Department responded to 25 residential/business alarms, 22 motor vehicle accidents and assisted the Fire/EMS Department on 61 calls.