Vandalism, Theft Top Recent Manchester Crimes

From gas to underwear, theft is keeping Manchester police busy in this most recent edition of police blotter.

The following information was supplied by the . It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made.

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June 29: 14000 block Manchester Road

Theft of Motor Oil: A gas station employee called police after a car reportedly drove off without paying for the gasoline that was pumped. Police have the license plate number, but the car has not yet been located. 

July 1: 1600 block Baronet Drive

Burglary/Stealing: Detectives are investigating after items were stolen from a home that was left unlocked during a move. The home was vacant at the time of the theft, but the value of the stolen items is estimated at $3,000.  

July 2: 400 block Lafayette Center

Stealing: One person was arrested and booked after a store security allegedly caught them stealing cosmetics.

July 3: 200 block Highlands Boulevard Drive

Stealing: Police were called to the  after store staff spotted a someone stealing merchandise. The person was arrested and for the reported theft in which the merchandise is valued at $1.96.

July 3: 200 block Highlands Boulevard Drive

Stealing:  called police after taking a person into custody that was reportedly stealing video games valued at $39.92. The suspect was arrested.

July 3: 200 block Highlands Boulevard Drive

Stealing: Police were called to  after store loss prevention officers apprehended an alleged underwear thief. The woman was arrested after she reportedly tried to steal three pair of women’s underwear with a total value of $15.84. 

July 4: 800 block Garonne Drive

Property Damage: Police are still searching for the person who spray painted profanity on a stop sign and the ground. Police said a search of the neighborhood did not turn up any leads.

Anyone with information on these reports or any crimes is asked to contact the  at 636-527-9200.

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

Jane Jokerst July 31, 2012 at 02:46 PM
Gabrielle, I very much enjoy Town and Country - Manchester Patch because it is very informative on subjects that could affect my family and my neighbors. They also alert me to stay vigilant of my surroundings and to use common sense with my home and personal security. Thanks so much for what you do. Jane Jokerst


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