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Man Admits to String of Home Burglaries in Creve Coeur

Creve Coeur Police said Larry Lee Smith burglarized eight homes in the city in December 2011 and January 2012.

A 59-year-old St. Louis man is accused of nine burglaries in Creve Coeur from December 2011 through January 2012.

Larry Lee Smith, of the 5100 block of Terry Avenue in the city of St. Louis, was charged Tuesday with 17 crimes related to the burglaries.

The charges against Smith are six counts of second-degree burglary, three counts of first-degree burglary, six counts of felony stealing, one count of stealing a credit card and one count of misdemeanor stealing.

Creve Coeur Police said Smith admitted to participating in the following burglaries:

  • Dec. 17, 2011, at a home in the 12800 block of Mariner’s Point Court he stole two laptop computers, a backpack and $100 cash
  • Dec. 22, 2011, at a home in the 12800 block of Town and Four Drive he stole two Xbox game systems, three game controllers and a video game
  • Dec. 30, 2011 at a home in the 1100 block of Breakwater Way and stole a laptop computer, telescope and an eyepiece
  • Jan. 13, 2012 at a home in the 10900 block of Chase Park Lane he stole a digital and video camera, three watches, $110 cash and jewelry
  • Jan. 15, 2012 at a home in the 1000 block of Rue La Ville Walk he stole a laptop computer and two watches
  • Jan. 23, 2012 at a home in the 12800 block of Town and Four Drive; the owners were home and nothing was stolen
  • Jan. 24, 2012 at home in the 1000 block of Rue La Chelle Walk, he stole three credit cards; owners were present in the home
  • Jan. 26, 2012 at a home in the 12800 block of Maison Ladue Drive, he stole four DVDs, a cable modem, an X-Box game system and controllers while owners were present in the home
  • Jan. 28, 2012 at a home in the 1000 block of Rue La Ville Walk he stole a laptop computer, 10 video games, a necklace and other jewelry while owners were present in the home

Smith is being held in the city of St. Louis Justice Center. Bail for the Creve Coeur burglaries was set at $40,000.

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