Police Crime Report 05/15/23 - 05/21/23
Shrewsbury Crime Report May 15 through May 21:
- On May 15th, Kenrick Glennon Seminary reported their gate was struck by a vehicle, who left the scene without providing their information, which occurred on 05/14 at almost 9:00PM. Car parts left behind indicate the striking vehicle may be a 2013-2014 Subaru Legacy. If you live in the neighborhood and have video of this vehicle, please contact us. The investigation is ongoing.
- On May 15th, a resident of the 7000 block of Nottingham Ave. reported an unknown person attempted to steal his Hyundai. It was not stolen but left with a considerable amount of damage. The investigation is ongoing.
- On May 16th, a vehicle was left on the shoulder of Watson Road, near Ravensridge Road, after experiencing mechanical issues. When the owner returned, the vehicle was determined to be stolen, most likely by use of the spare key that was left inside it. It has since been recovered in Saint Louis City. The investigation is ongoing.
- On May 16th, officers responded to the railroad tracks near Jacobs Coal Road and Devonshire Ave. for a report of a deceased male in a wooded area. The cause of death is still under investigation, but there were no signs of trauma or any struggle. The investigation is ongoing.
- On May 17th, officers responded to interstate 44 near Shrewsbury Ave. for a report of a vehicle crash blocking traffic. When they arrived, the driver had already left the scene. The driver has identified and charged with several traffic charges.
- On May 19th, a Shrewsbury resident reported a check he mailed was intercepted somewhere along its journey through the US mail system and altered for a much larger amount. The investigation is ongoing.
- On May 20th, officers responded to a business in the 7400 block of Watson Road for a report of an irate customer who threatened staff. Upon the officer’s arrival he located the suspect entering a vehicle, where he contacted her. She provided a fake name, put the car in reverse and maneuvered around the officer as well as his vehicle and fled in a reckless manner. Investigation has identified the suspect and she is being sought. She may have panicked about her felony warrant.
- On May 21st, a customer of a business in the 7200 block of Watson Road reported an unknown person attempted to steal her Hyundai. It was not stolen but left with a considerable amount of damage. The investigation is ongoing.
During the week of May 15th – May 21st, along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, the Shrewsbury Police Department responded to 5 shoplifting incidents along the Watson Road business corridor, 15 motor vehicle accidents, 2 residential and commercial alarms, and assisted the Fire / EMS Department on 19 calls.