Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Town and Country police warn of a number of recent thefts and a report of an unidentified man in the area.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Town and Country police sent out an email alert Wednesday warning residents of a number of thefts in close proximity this week. As previously reported by Patch, police were investigating after a computer was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 400 block of Cheshire Farm which is off Conway Road just west of Mason Road. That crime happened during the overnight hours of Feb. 9 to Feb. 10. Wednesday, police said they received more details, including additional reported thefts in the area and information that an "unidentified" man was seen walking in the area around 3 a.m., Sunday. …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Police are alerting residents that a female was seen tampering with a window to a home Thursday, but left when she noticed a neighbor nearby.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Town and Country police sent out an email alert Thursday warning residents of suspicious activity in the area. Police stated that around 8:00 a.m. Thursday, a female was observed removing a screen from a window in the rear of a house in the 12800 block of Thornhill Court. After noticing a nearby resident, the female left in what was possibly a small black SUV, according to the email alert. Police urge residents to call 911 if they observe any suspicious people, vehicles or activity in their neighborhoods or contact Town and Country police dispatch at 314-737-4600. Anonymous tips can…
Friday, October 5, 2012
Town and Country police say the perpetrator used a garage door opener in an unlocked car to access more cars in the home's garage.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. A burglary occurred in the 1200 block of Devonworth Drive near Weidman and Clayton roads between 1:00 a.m. and 7:20 a.m., Thursday, police stated in an email alert. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Authorities said the perpetrator entered an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway and used the garage door opener to gain access to two vehicles parked in the garage. At the time police issued the alert, they stated it was still unclear if anything had actually been stolen. Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Rick Kranz at 314-587-2860 or email@example.com. …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Police are asking residents to be on alert after they received a report of a suspicious person Monday morning.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity after they received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on Sunway Lane, just off Conway Road, Monday morning. According to an email alert issued by police Monday, the driver of a white truck, a middle-aged male, asked the resident if they wanted to purchase some asphalt. The driver then quickly left the area when another resident came out of their house, the alert stated. Police said no crimes have been reported in the area, but they are asking residents who notice a suspicious vehicle or person in the neighborhood to call 911 or police dispatch at 314-737-4600. (Click here to …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Police are warning residents of another home burglary. Jewelry was stolen during the hours when many residents are away at work.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. According to an email alert sent out by police, a home in the 100 block of Bon Chateau Drive, near Ladue and Babler roads, was burglarized between 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Forced entry was made into the home through a rear sliding glass door, police stated in the email. The house reportedly has an alarm, but it was not set by the resident. This is the latest in a recent number of daytime burglaries taking place in Town and Country during the times many people are away at work. (Read Previous Story: Crime Alert: Police Connect Recent Daytime Town and Country Burglaries) "We also urge residents to secure valuables in a safe or safe deposit box," …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Someone is forcing their way into Town and Country homes during daytime hours when many residents are at work.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. Town and Country Police stated in an email alert that a home was burlgarized in the 900 block of Claymark Drive between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday. Investigators found numerous flatblade pry marks at the door determined to be the point-of-entry, however the thief actually gained entry by breaking glass on the door, reaching in and unlocking it. The entire home was scoured for valuables, according to the email alert. Authorities stated in the alert that numerous pieces of jewelry and silverware were taken, along with a laptop and two pillow cases. "This fits the M.O. of a prior burglary on Thornbury on June 5th. Both homes were on residential streets off of …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Town and Country police are warning residents to report any suspicious activity after a burglary Tuesday.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity after a home was broken into during the day Tuesday. Authorities stated in an email alert that forced entry was made through a rear window of the home in the 3000 block of Thornbury Drive, which is located near Clayton and Bopp roads. Police stated that there is no suspect description, so residents are urged to call police if they see any suspicious people or vehicles. Residents can call 911, or the West Central Dispatch Center at 314 737-4600, if it's not an emergency. Anonymous tips on the burglary can also be called in to St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-317-TIPS (8477). (…
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Authorities are searching for a gold 2001 - 2003 Saturn L200 sedan. Residents are warned to call police if they spot it.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. In an email alert, Town and Country police are warning residents to be on the watch for a gold 2001 - 2003 Saturn L200 sedan. The owner of this car is a suspect in the Mason Road burglary that happened Monday near Queeny Park. (Read Previous Story: Police Searching for Thief After Monday Home Burglary) According to police, a car matching this description was seen near the location of a burglary in a neighboring community. Residents should watch for suspicious vehicles in their neighborhood. Anyone who spots a car matching this description is urged to call 911.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Police say it's the second prowler call on the same street within the past week.
The following information was supplied by the Town and Country Police Department. Town and Country Police are issuing a second prowler alert within one week. In an email, police stated this is the second prowler call they have received on the same street within the past week. (Read Previous Story: Town and Country Prowler Alert) According to the email alert, just before midnight on Wednesday, Feb. 22, a resident in the 13000 block of Mason Estates Court observed a subject wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt in the rear of the driveway. According to the alert, when the the suspect was spotted in car headlights, he ran west into a wooded area. Last week, police said they had received three separate reports of suspicious people and vehicles in …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The following information was supplied by Crimestoppers and the Town and Country Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
UPDATED: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday- Jeremy Burkhalter is wanted for felony stealing in St. Louis County. That information was released by St. Louis Regional Crimestoppers Tuesday. Anyone with information on Burkhalter is asked to contact Crimestoppers on the anonymous tip hotline: 314-725-8477 or 866-371-8477. Meanwhile, Town and Country Police are now naming Burkhalter as a suspect wanted for recent thefts in local neighborhoods, specifically crimes in the area of Clayton and Weidman roads, in the Strathmore subdivision. "He is a suspect," Cpt. Gary Hoelzer tells Town and Country - Manchester Patch. "We have an active 'wanted' out for his arrest. We have probable cause linking him to the thefts in vehicles in Town and Country." The Town and …