Crestwood Police Department reports on law enforcement and criminal activity, Feb. 1-22.
Feb. 2: A customer drove off without paying at Circle K, 8600 Watson Rd. Feb. 6: A credit card was taken from a woman's purse at a party on Crestwood Manor. 6: A customer drove off without paying at Circle K, 9931 Watson Rd. A shoplifter left Kohl’s with a watch and necklace valued at $170. 10: A window in Crestwood Court was struck with a BB. 14: Two individuals were taken into custody for attempting to steal clothes and jewelry from Kohl's valued at $49. 16: Someone smashed the window out of a 2012 GMC pickup truck parked at a restaurant on the 9800 block of Watson Road and took a GPS unit and 32-caliber Beretta. The items were valued at $600. 20: Graffiti was painted on a retaining wall at Sappington and Hartsdale.
The stencil has been found at Rothman and Weekends Only Furniture.
More than four occurrences of vandalism have hit businesses on Lindbergh Boulevard in the last 10 days.
Chief Mike Paillou presented ways to prevent having your car broken into at last night’s Ward 2 town hall meeting.
There have been several car break-ins recently in Crestwood, and Police Chief Mike Paillou gave a prevention presentation at last night’s Ward Two town hall meeting. Paillou said that the break-ins started on the south side of town and have made their way into Ward Two, which has had six break-ins recently. “What we saw this summer, and we see it toward the end of every summer, is that our local youth are bored,” Paillou said. “In the majority of the thefts they are walking by and if your car is unlocked they are going to take your change, your laptop, whatever you’ve left in your car.” High summer break-in numbers can be attributed to kids not being in school, later curfews and less supervision. Paillou said that it takes a while to get …