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Theft Tops Recent Crime in Kirkwood

Kirkwood police report thieves target computers and jewelry, plus pass a bad check in this latest edition of police blotter.

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

Monday, Jan. 28:

At 7:02 p.m., a resident in the 300 block of East Bodley Avenue reported cash and jewelry was stolen from a home sometime during the month of January. 

Wednesday, Jan. 30:

At 6:25 a.m., officers responded to a property damage call in the 400 block of New York Street. A woman reported having her windshield broken out overnight.

Thursday, Jan. 31:

At 7:15 a.m., a resident from the 300 block of East Adams Avenue reported a theft. Police said a laptop computer and water density meter were stolen after two unlocked vehicles parked in the garage at the home were entered overnight.

Thursday, Jan. 31:

One person was arrested for writing a fraudulent check. At 3:44 p.m., Thursday, police were called about check fraud at a business in the 10900 block of Manchester Road. Investigators said a fraudulent check was cashed at the business. On Friday, Feb. 1, detectives arrested the suspect. 

Thursday, Jan. 31:

At 11:52 p.m., officers responded to a car crash in the 100 block of West Jefferson Avenue. Authorities said the driver of one vehicle struck a parked car. The driver who struck the parked car was reportedly arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.  

Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Kirkwood Police Department at 314-822-5858.

Anonymous tips can be made to the St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-317-TIPS (8477).  

*Please contact Local Editor Gabrielle Biondo with any questions regarding the above reports.

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