The Glendale police blotter for July 9-15.
Monday, July 9
- At 9:54 a.m., a resident of the unit block of Hillard Road reported a wallet containing cash and credit cards was stolen from his unlocked vehicle, which was parked in his driveway, sometime overnight.
- At 9:55 a.m., a second resident of the unit block of Hillard Road reported her unlocked vehicle was rifled through while it was parked in her driveway sometime overnight. Nothing was taken.
- At 5:04 p.m., a passing motorist reported four juvenile males walking near N. Berry Road and Greentree Lane pointing what appeared to be guns at each other. Officers contacted the boys, ages 14 and 15, who were playing a game with air-soft pistols. Their parents were advised of the dangers of this type of game.
- At 6:15 p.m., Webster Groves police recovered a stolen GPS unit which indicated the owner lived on Hillard Road. Glendale and Webster Groves officers located the victim in the unit block of Hillard Road and discovered the GPS unit was stolen from her unlocked vehicle sometime during the night. Two suspects were identified in the Hillard thefts. The GPS unit was returned to the victim at a later time.
Tuesday, July 10
- At 11:59 a.m., a resident of the unit block of Algonquinwood Place reported persons unknown rifled through his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at his residence overnight. Nothing was taken.
- At 1:36 p.m., a resident of the 100 block of Edwin Avenue reported receiving additional harassing text messages from her ex-husband, against whom she has an Order of Protection. Formal charges are pending from the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
- At 5:46 p.m., a resident of the unit block of Southridge Drive reported her vehicle sustained damage from a paint bucket that spilled on the roadway on N. Berry Road, south of Manchester Road. Investigation revealed the paint bucket fell from a vehicle while it was in the northbound lanes of N. Berry Road at Manchester Road. The damage was sustained to the victim’s vehicle as the victim unintentionally drove through the paint spill.
- At 10:49 p.m., an 18-year-old Fenton man was arrested at the Richmond Heights Police Department in connection with his involvement in the thefts from vehicles on Hillard Road on July 9. He allegedly confessed to the crimes and implicated another 17-year-old St. Louis man as his accomplice. The 18 year old was charged in Municipal Court with two counts of Stealing and one count of Attempted Stealing from vehicles.
Wednesday, July 11
- At 1:04 p.m., a resident of the 400 block of Elm reported additional items missing from her home, which was originally reported on June 15. The resident’s former housekeeper is awaiting trial in St. Louis County Circuit Court for this theft.
Friday, July 13
- At 3:04 p.m., a 17-year-old St. Louis man was arrested at the Richmond Heights Police Department and charged in Municipal Court with two counts of Stealing and one count of Attempted Stealing from vehicles in connection with his involvement in the thefts from vehicles on Hillard Road on July 9. He was released on bond.
- At 4:03 p.m., the resident of the unit block of Frederick Lane who reported on June 26 of being defrauded of money in a telephone scam operation reported receiving additional phone calls from unknown persons stating they wanted to deliver his winnings to him. When he advised the caller he was going to contact the police, the call was disconnected. Officers assisted the resident in getting his phone number changed.
Saturay, July 14
- At 1:26 p.m., a resident of the 1200 block of Brownell Avenue reported finding a multi-colored cosmetic/accessory bag, which contained three watches, on his front lawn on Monday, July 9. This was the same area where several thefts from unlocked vehicles occurred on July 9, however, this bag was not among the items reported stolen. The bag is being held by police until the owner is identified.
- At 2:51 p.m., a bicyclist reported he was “verbally assaulted” by several juvenile males occupying a black Ford Explorer while he was riding his bicycle in the 400 block of N. Sappington Road. Officers contacted the driver’s parent who stated she would speak to her son about the dangers of causing distractions on the roadway.
Sunday, July 15
- At 12:06 a.m., several residents of the unit block of Moreland Avenue and the 700 block of Elmwood Avenue reported hearing fireworks or shots fired in the area of their residences. Officers searched the area, but could not locate the source of the fireworks.