Crime Log Update

On 02-14-2017 at approximately 11:00 AM officers responded to a suspicious person call at the intersection of Murdoch and Laclede Station Rd. The person was yelling at passing motorists and attempting to get into stopped vehicles. The subject was located. He was found to be in possession of narcotics, had an outstanding arrest warrant and was taken into custody.

On 02-14-2017 at 4:11 PM officers responded to a call for Found Property. A wrought iron bird house and a brown Red Head coat were discovered in the creek near the intersection of Edgar Rd. and Crabtree Ct. The owner is unknown and both items are being held.

On 02-15-2017 at 4:35 PM, a felony Stealing was reported in the 600 block of South Rock Hill Rd. The victim reported that a gold and diamond ring valued in excess of $4,000.00 was discovered missing after a four person cleaning crew was in the house on 02-02-2017. An investigation is ongoing.

On 02-15-2017 at approximately 9:00 PM, officers responded to a call in the 8500 block of Watson Rd. for a possible attempt to pass a fraudulent prescription. A suspect was located and taken into custody for outstanding arrest warrants.

On 02-16-2017 at 7:53 PM, a purse was reported stolen from a vehicle parked at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex in the first block of E. Glendale Ave. The victim reported that a window had been broken to gain entry and a cream colored purse left on the seat had been taken. The victim stated the purse contained nothing of value.

On 02-16-2017 at 20:26 PM, a subject was taken into custody during a traffic stop on westbound I-44 near Sappington after for an outstanding warrant on a weapons violation in charge. During a subsequent search, narcotics were discovered.

On 02-17-2017 at 8:23 AM, a person residing in the 100 block of Lithia Ave. reported an Identity Theft. An unknown person had opened a PayPal account and made purchases using the victim’s personal information.

On 02-18-2017 at 9:53 AM a Stealing was reported in the 600 block of Sherwood Dr. The victim reported that a parcel package was delivered between 3:00 PM and 10:00 PM on 02-15-2017 and had been stolen from their front porch.

On 02-19-2017 at 1:15 PM a subject was arrested for Trespassing in the 200 block of Edgar Rd. The subject had been asked to leave Webster University property by their Public Safety officers and refused to do so. The subject was also found to be in possession of a small amount of narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

During the week of 02-13-2017 through 02-19-2017, the Police Department responded to 458 calls for service, 16 auto accidents, 4 alarms and 44 assists to the Fire Department.


For further information, please contact Lt. Andy Miller at millera@webstergroves.org