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Hazelwood Resident Finds Their Stolen Goods at an Area Pawn Shop

Plus, police are investigating two separate incidents of people driving off without paying for gas at a local gas station in Thursday's crime report.

Here are a few of the crimes that have occurred in the throughout the past few weeks. Hazelwood Patch attained the accounts from the .

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June 18

Property Damage: Unknown persons damaged a person's vehicle with a sharp object in the 8700 block of Santa Bella Drive.

June 19

Identity Theft: A cable account opened in a person's name in the 600 block of Holiday Avenue.

Stolen/Missing License Plates: Someone stole the license plates from a vehicle in the 600 block of Dunn Road.

Drug Possession : A person was arrested in the 5400 block of Knollwood Parkway Court after a suspicious person check revealed the person to have drugs on them.

Stealing: A purse was stolen from a vehicle in the 1100 block of Teson Road.

Drug Possession: A person was arrested for drug possession in the 100 block of Foxtree Drive, after a suspicious person check revealed drugs on them.

Property Damage/Stealing: A vehicle was broken into at St. Louis Mills. A CD player was stolen.

June 20

Stealing: Hair straighteners were stolen from a kiosk at St. Louis Mills.

Property Damage: A window was broken into in the 100 block of Williams Boulevard.

Check Fraud: A bad check was written for services rendered at Complete Auto Body.

Stealing: A person drove off without paying for gasoline at the ZX gas station. The license plate was written down and police are investigating.

Property Damage: A woman's vehicle tires were slashed by an unknown person in the 7200 block of Berkridge Drive.

June 21

Stealing by Deceit: A person found their stolen property at Cash America Pawn. Police are investigating who may have pawned the items.

Property Damage: Someone broke the window out of a residence in the 100 block of Anistasia Drive with a rock.

June 22

Fraud/Identity Theft: A resident in the 100 block of Grotto Court reported their debit card was used out of state.

Stealing: Two women were arrested for stealing from several stores at St. Louis Mills.

Stealing: A person drove off without paying for gasoline at the ZX gas station.

Tampering/Stealing: A juvenile was arrested in the 5300 block of Knoll Creek Drive for tampering with a vehicle and stealing.

June 23

Solicitor/Panhandling:  A person was arrested for begging for money and causing a traffic hazard the Graham Road & Interstate-270 exchange.

Property Damage: The ignition on a person's vehicle was damaged during a possible car break-in at St. Louis Mills.

Drug Possession: A person was arrested for possessing marijuana after a complaint about a large party at a hotel room at Days Inn St. Louis-Hazelwood.

Peace Disturbance: Four juveniles were walking through the 7200 block of Susie Court being loud, and were taken into custody for curfew violation.

John July 05, 2012 at 02:51 PM
I had some items stolen and turned into the pawn shop across the street from this one. The police helped me out a ton in getting my items back. The owner of the pawn shop wanted me to pay for it because he would then be out the money. Once the cop saw who turned in my items he recognized the name and said he had just arrested the guy a few weeks earlier so finding him would not be a problem. The guy was not only charged with breaking & entering & theft at my home, he was charged with theft of the pawn shop for giving them stolen goods.
Candace Jarrett July 05, 2012 at 02:56 PM
What a blessing to you John. I'm glad it at least ended well. My car was broken into once when at my church and I felt so victimized and angry. Needless to say, I never received any of my stuff back. Was the goods recovery a long process?
John July 05, 2012 at 03:50 PM
I was able to get my items back right away. The police officer and pawn shop owner did what they needed to do. Being a victim of something like this makes one feel so violated even if you do get the items back.
Candace Jarrett July 05, 2012 at 04:19 PM
Oh I'm sure. I was recently contacted about receiving restitution from the thieves in my case and I was actually thinking about writing something about the whole experience, just to see if other people can relate.
Ashley July 05, 2012 at 06:11 PM
So sorry you went through that but at least you have your items back.

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