Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Kirkwood police are investigating the recent thefts of a wedding ring and band, a computer and an Apollo mini bike that was stolen from a storage locker.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. April 29: At 3:21 p.m., police received a report of a larceny from a vehicle in the 100 block of West Monroe. The victim had placed her engagement ring and wedding band in the center console of her vehicle while she went to work. Later that evening she noticed the rings were missing. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. May 1: At 3:08 p.m., police responded to a business in the 100 block of East Jefferson for a thef. An employee of the business said someone came into the store shortly after opening and stole a purse. Police are still …
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Monday, May 13, 2013
Kirkwood police are investigating after a woman reports someone used her personal information and opened an account with Charter Communications.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. May 3: At 3:23 p.m., police took an identity theft report from a resident in the 100 block of East Madison. The victim said her name and social security number were used to open a Charter Communications account. May 4: At 12:40 p.m., a resident on Fortune Lane in Oakland called police to report an unauthorized charge on his credit card account. The victim discovered a fraudulent purchase for computer software made in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Kirkwood Police Department at 314-822-5858. Anonymous …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Kirkwood police made an arrest after a woman reported a rock being thrown at her car from an overpass along Interstate 44.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. May 1: At 5:42 p.m., police received a report of destruction of property to a vehicle near I-44 and Big Bend. The reporting party said someone threw a rock from an overpass striking her vehicle. Police responded to area and located the suspect responsible. He was arrested for property damage. The case will be forwarded to the St Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. April 30: At 11:06 a.m., police responded to the 200 block of North Kirkwood Road where a report was taken for destruction of property where graffiti was spray painted on parts …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Bring the family to the Kirkwood Amtrak Station Saturday learn more about history and train safety from the Kirkwood Police Department.
The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department in a news release. Kirkwood Police will participate in "National Train Day" Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Kirkwood Amtrak Station by having safety information and handouts for children and adults especially focusing on staying safe around railroad tracks and crossings. The event is Saturday May 11 from 9am to 2pm at the Kirkwood Amtrak Station 110 West Argonne Drive. Other displays at the Amtrak Station Open House will include Kirkwood Historical Society, Kirkwood Police and Fire Departments, Union Pacific Railroad Police Special Agents, Missouri Operation Lifesaver, an operating model train layout, Big Bend Model Railroad club, National Railway Historical Society, a…
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Friday, May 10, 2013
Scott Schnuck, chairman and CEO of Schnucks, issued a video apology on YouTube.
The Chairman and CEO of Schnucks is apologizing for the attack on it’s credit card payment system. In a video posted to the Schnucks Markets YouTube page Friday, May 10, CEO Scott Schnuck said access was blocked on March 30 and that all new credit and debit cards would not be affected. Schnuck cautions, however, that any cards used before March 30 are still subject to fraud. According to Fox 2 News, Schnucks estimates 2.4 million credit and debit card numbers may have been stolen over a three month period. Three class-action lawsuits have been filed against the grocery chain since the incident occurred, Fox 2 reports.
Kirkwood police said more reports of fraudulent charges on credit and debit cards are coming in from residents, taking the total received to more than 80.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Between April 29 and May 5, Kirkwood Police said they took an additional six reports of identity-theft related to the Schnucks grocery chain credit and debit card security breach. This takes the total reports made by residents to at least 81, according to police. As previously reported by Patch, Kirkwood police had already taken 75 reports from residents who fell victim to fraud from the breach. Kirkwood police also issued advice to residents on how to handle the situation if they found their cards had been compromised. READ RELATED STORIES: Anyone with …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Two people were just indicted on charges of selling the stolen items on eBay, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Des Peres police were involved in this investigation.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) As previously reported by Kirkwood Patch, one person was indicted in February for selling stolen items on eBay. Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's Office of Eastern Missouri said two more people have been indicted in the case. They face up to five years in prison and/or up to $250,000 in fines. (Read Previous Story: Des Peres Police Involved in Case of Stolen Items Sold on eBay) Prosecutors, once again, did not identify the specific Sam's Clubs locations involved involved in the scam, but they state the Des Peres Police Department was involved in the investigation. Prosecutors released the following details of the case in a news release. James Baggio, 41; and Mary Sue Scott, 39, …
Glendale police report recent traffic stops landed a number of people in police custody for outstanding warrants.
The following information was provided by the Glendale Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Saturday, May 4: At 11:09 p.m., a 37-year-old Dittmer man was arrested in the 400 block of N. Sappington Road and charged with failure to appear and as a fugitive of the St. Louis County Police Department. He was released to St. Louis County authorities after posting bond on the Glendale charge. Friday, May 3: A 22-year-old Rock Hill man was arrested in the 400 block of N. Sappington Road and charged with failure to appear. He was released on bond. Monday, April 29: At 1:25 p.m., a 26-year-old St. Louis man was arrested near the intersection of N. Berry Road…