Crime Log Update

Webster Groves Police Department Crime Log
07-29-2018 through 08-05-2018

On 07-30-2018 at 1:28 AM a destruction of property was reported in the 100 block of W. Thornton Ave.  The victim stated sometime between 07-29-2018 at 8:00 PM and 07-30-2018 at 1:15 AM someone had slashed the front passenger side tire on their vehicle.  There were no apparent witnesses.

On 07-31-2018 at 9:08 AM a fraud was reported in the 500 block of Virginia Ave.  The victim stated someone had used their credit card account numbers to make several purchases at stores located in Ferguson and Florissant.  The victim stated they were in possession of their credit card and has no idea how their account information was compromised.  The investigation is ongoing.

On 07-31-2018 at 11:39 AM a theft was reported at a business in the 8600 block of Big Bend Blvd.  The store manager reported sometime between August 2017 and July 2018, someone stole four ordering system scanners from an office.  Further investigation is pending. 

On 08-02-2018 at 1:59 AM a shoplifting was reported at a business in the 8500 block of Watson Rd.  The victim stated that a heavyset older black male with a beard and long dreadlocks wearing a dark colored baseball cap, dark colored t-shirt, dark colored shorts, and white shoes entered the store and stole four boxes of cigarettes.  The suspect was last seen leaving the area in a dark colored truck.  The investigation is ongoing.

On 08-02-2018 at 2:48 PM a theft was reported at a business in the 100 block of W. Lockwood Ave.  The victim reported on 08-01-2018 between 2:30 PM and 3:15 PM someone stole their gold Schwinn Trailway bicycle.

On 08-03-2018 at 9:19 AM a burglary was reported in the first block of Webster Acres St.  The victim stated at 9:15 AM a black male wearing a grey t-shirt, jeans and aviator sunglasses entered their residence through their unlocked kitchen door.  The victim was home during this time and made contact with the suspect.  The suspect exited the residence and was last seen leaving the area in an older model silver car.  Further investigation is pending.

On 08-04-2018 at 11:50 AM an abandoned bicycle was recovered from the 300 block of Oakwood Ave.  The bike is described as a blue Tektro bicycle.  It is being held at the police department for safekeeping.

On 08-04-2018 at 12:50 PM a destruction of property was reported in the 1200 block of Wells Ave.  The victim reported that sometime overnight someone had broken out their vehicle’s passenger side rear window.  No items were reported missing from the victim’s vehicle.

During the week of 07-29-2018 through 08-05-2018, the Police Department responded to 476 calls for service, 13 auto accidents, 9 alarms and 42 assists to the Fire Department. 

For further information, contact Lt. Andy Miller at or Det. Fred Bell at