Crime Log Update

The entire metropolitan area is experiencing increased auto thefts and thefts from vehicles and garages.  Many of the vehicle thefts occur when keys are left inside the car.  The vast majority of thefts are occurring from unlocked vehicles.  Keep your property safe and assist the police department by securing your vehicle and removing all valuable items.  A key should never be left in any vehicle - locked or unlocked.

On 03/17/2020 at 7:49 PM a burglary in progress was reported in the 100 block of Plant Ave.  The victim reported an unknown subject had entered their residence.  Officers responded, located the suspect and made an arrest.  Formal charges are pending.
 
On 03/18/2020 at 12:24 PM a report was received of someone discharging a firearm in the area of Hammel Ave. and Hull Ave.  Officers responded, located the suspect and made an arrest  Formal charges are pending.  No injuries were reported.
 
On 03/18/2020 at 4:18 PM a larceny was reported in the first block of Elm Pl.  The victim reported someone stole their purse which contained their credit cards, social security card and cash.  
 
On 03/19/2020 at 1:26 PM a fraud was reported in the 400 block of Lee Ave.  The victim reported someone used their personal information to file taxes.
 
On 03/20/2020 at 7:19 PM a fraud was reported in the 600 block of Deerhurst Dr.  The victim reported someone used their personal information to purchase a cell phone.
 
During the week of 03-16-2020 through 03-22-2020, the Police Department responded to 504 calls for service, 6 auto accidents, 13 alarms and assisted the Fire Department 47 times.

For further information, contact Lt. Andy Miller at millera@webstergroves.org or Det. Fred Bell at bellf@webstergroves.org