Crime Log Update

On 04-09-2018 at 4:10 PM a fraud was reported in the 600 block of Elmwood Ave. The victim stated their credit card number had been used to withdraw $83.00 on three separate occasions from an ATM in the state of Kansas. The victim was in possession of their debit card and was unsure of how the debit card account information had been compromised.

On 04-10-2018 at 3:48 PM a Fraud was reported in the 800 block of Newport Ave. The victim stated their credit card number had been used to withdraw $1,000.00 from two ATMs in the St. Louis area. The victim was in possession of their credit card and was unsure of how the credit card account information was compromised.

On 4-12-2018 at approximately 8:15 PM, officers located a suspicious vehicle parked in Ivory Crockett Park. The officers walked up to the vehicle and contacted the front passenger who appeared to be using an illegal substance. One officer removed and handcuffed the subject from the front passenger seat without incident. As the passenger was being handcuffed, a separate subject entered the drivers door of the vehicle while ignoring officers commands to stop. The officer near the passenger side of the vehicle observed a handgun near the driver of the vehicle. A struggle ensued for the handgun as the vehicle was moving. While being dragged by the suspect vehicle, the officer and suspect physically struggled for control of the gun while the vehicle continued moving. During the struggle to gain control of the weapon, the gun was discharged, striking the suspect one time in the lower extremity. After the suspect was struck, the struggle for the handgun was over and the officer took control of the weapon. The vehicle then stopped and the suspect was soon after taken into custody.

On 04-13-2018 at 5:30 PM a resident in the 900 block of N. Elm Ave. reported finding a cell phone in their rear yard. The phone is described as a white Samsung Galaxy and is being held at the police department for safekeeping.

During the week of 04-09-2018 through 04-15-2018, the Police Department responded to 528 calls for service, 22 auto accidents, 11 alarms and 41 assists to the Fire Department.

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