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CRIME LOG: Vehicle Break-ins, Fraud in Kirkwood

The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

The Kirkwood police blotter for Sept. 10-16.

Monday, Sept. 10

  • At 11:09 a.m., police were notified of a theft of money from a resident of Kirkwood living in the 1000 block of West Adams Avenue. The victim reported a caretaker using a credit card for unauthorized purchases in excess of $6,000.  Detectives are investigating. 

Tuesday, Sept. 11

  • At 9:20 a.m., a resident from Tyler, TX, called police to report fraud on her checking account. Unknown persons wrote a counterfeit check on the victim’s account at a retail business in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road during the second week of July. The check amount was in excess of $400. Detectives are investigating.   

Wednesday, Sept. 12

  • Police Arrest Suspect for Dealing Drugs Out of Kirkwood Home
  • Man Tries to Sell Live Grenade in Kirkwood

Friday, Sept. 14

  • Police received a report of a stolen utility trailer from a residence in the 400 block of East Monroe Avenue. The owner reported last seeing the trailer at the property on Sept. 7.

Saturday, Sept. 15

  • Beginning at 8:04 a.m., police received several reports of thefts from vehicles.  The first was a GPS stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 1200 block of Lin Manor Drive. The second was in the 1100 block of Dougherty Ferry Road. Cash was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway. A third theft from an unlocked vehicle was reported in the 1100 block of Mozart Drive where a proximity key was stolen. The last was reported in the 400 block of North Clay Avenue. Nothing was reported stolen.

Shoplifting: Sept. 10-16

  • During the week, Kirkwood police arrested four adults for shoplifting merchandise from area businesses. Two of the four arrested face felony charges since they both had at least two previous theft-related convictions. All of the incidents took place at the same business in the 1200 block of South Kirkwood Road. 

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