The Kirkwood police blotter for Oct. 8-14.
Monday, Oct. 8
At 2:12 p.m., police responded to a business in the 9600 block of Big Bend in Oakland for a theft report. Two employees reported cash stolen from their purses while they were working.
Thursday, Oct. 11
At 6:54 a.m. police were summoned to a business in the 10300 block of Manchester for a report of theft. Two victims reported their vehicles broken into and purses stolen. Credit cards from the stolen purses were then used at two other businesses in Kirkwood; one in the 400 block of North Kirkwood Road and one in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road.
Sunday, Oct. 14
- At 3:51 p.m., officers responded to the 2200 block of Marshall Road for a report of property damage. The caller reported a known male acquaintance vandalized her parked vehicle by kicking the front bumper causing damage. The male was later arrested for property damage. The case will be referred to the St Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review.
Shoplifting: Oct. 8-14.
- Five people were arrested by the Kirkwood Police Department for shoplifting during the week. Two of the adults face felony theft charges due to one stealing items totaling over $500 and the other having at least two prior theft-related convictions. Those two cases will be referred to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. All of the offenses occurred at retail businesses in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road.
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