Crime Log Update

On 09-18-2017 at 5:49 PM a Fraud was reported in the 100 block of Hammel Ave. The victim stated their debit card had been used to make several transactions on 09-16-2017 and the card was later discovered between the cushions of a couch in the residence. A person of interest had been identified and the investigation is on-going.

On 09-20-2017 at 10:43 AM a theft was reported in the first block of Roseacre Lane. The victim reported that one license plate had been stolen from their vehicle at an unknown location between 09-17 and 09-19-2017.

On 09-20-2017 at 10:43 PM a burglary was reported in the first block of Claiborne Place. The victims said between 9:15 and 10:40 PM someone had entered the residence and stolen a set of collector coins. When the victims arrived home, they discovered the front door unlocked and some portions of the house had been rummaged through. Investigation revealed that a broken basement window was possibly the point of entry.

On 09-22-2017 at 11:15 AM an Identity Theft was reported in the first block of S. Elm Avenue. The victim reported that someone had attempted to use their personal information to open several credit cards accounts.

On 09-22-2017 at 3:55 PM a theft was reported in the 600 block of Fair Oaks Court. The victim said someone had entered their unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway. Gift cards, sunglasses and a debit card were taken from the center console.

On 09-22-2017 at 5:48 PM a theft was reported in the first block of N. Gore Ave. The victim said two females had entered the store, distracted a clerk and stole two bracelets.

On 09-23-2017 at 12:23 PM a theft was reported in the 300 block of Fairlawn Ave. The victim said between 09-21 and 09-23-2017 someone had entered their unlocked van and stolen several power tools.

During the week of 09-18-2017 through 09-24-2017, there were two large public demonstrations by Webster Groves High School and Webster University Students related to a criminal verdict in St. Louis City. Substantial police resources were necessary and deployed to monitor these activities. Peace was maintained and there were no arrests. During the same week, the Police Department responded to 492 calls for service, 17 auto accidents, 10 alarms and 53 assists to the Fire Department.  

For further information, please contact Lt. Andy Miller at millera@webstergroves.org