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CRIME LOG: Police Nab Suspected Jewelry Thief

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

The blotter for June 4-10.

Monday, June 4

  • At 11:13 a.m., police responded to a residence in the 1500 block of Sommet Place for a report of theft. The victim reported a watch stolen from the residence while a cleaning company was at her home. The cleaning crew was located at a different residence and investigation led to the recovery of the watch in the second home. One adult was arrested for felony theft. The case will be forwarded to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. 
  • At 2:15 p.m., officers received a report of a theft that occurred at the . A patron of the aquatic center reported a cell phone stolen while visiting the pool.

Monday and Tuesday, June 4-5

Thursday, June 7

  • Detectives arrested an adult for felony theft from a previously reported theft of jewelry. The original incident was reported during the week of April 30 and occurred at a residence in the 600 block of East Jefferson Avenue. The case will be forwarded to the St Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. 

Friday, June 8

  • At 12:30 a.m., police stopped a motorist for a traffic violation near the intersection of Simmons and West Jewel avenues. The adult driver was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested. 
  • At 4:37 p.m., a resident from the 900 block of Simmons Avenue called police to report identity theft. Unknown persons opened a credit card account in the victim’s name and attempted to forward the victim’s mail to an address in Georgia. 

Saturday, June 9

  • At 12:47 a.m., officers on patrol discovered a vehicle stuck on the Burlington Railroad tracks near the intersection of Big Bend and Geyer roads. The vehicle had extensive damage and was inoperable. The adult driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. The vehicle was removed from the tracks before the next train passed through the area.
  • At 3:53 p.m., officers arrested an adult for writing a bad check to a business in the 500 block of West Essex Avenue. The adult wrote an insufficient funds check to the business during the week of March 26. Due to the large dollar amount the offense qualified as a felony. The case will be referred to the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. 

Sunday, June 10

  • At 5:38 p.m., police arrest an adult driver after a routine traffic stop. The driver was initially stopped for a minor traffic violation but was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.
  • At 10:12 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of West Adams Avenue for a theft from a vehicle. The victim reported cash, two credit cards and an iPhone stolen from his vehicle.

Shoplifting: June 4-10

  • Kirkwood police arrested three adults for shoplifting merchandise from area businesses. Offenses occurred at retail stores in the 1000 and 1200 blocks of South Kirkwood Road. One of the adults faces additional charges since she had illegal narcotics and drug paraphernalia in her possession at the time of her arrest. 

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