Police Crime Report 09/18/23 - 09/24/23

Shrewsbury Police Crime Report September 18th through 24th:

  • On September 18th, a small pink backpack with various items inside was turned in. It was found in Wehner Park. Contact us if you think it might be yours.
  • On September 19th, a business in the 7500 block of Watson Road reported damage to a company vehicle’s gas tank. The investigation is ongoing.
  • On September 20th, a detective was conducting an ongoing investigation and observed a female involved in that investigation walking near Laclede Station Road and Chatwell Drive, knowing she had active warrants from another department to include resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer. He arrested her and transferred her to the Frontenac Police Department.
  • On September 20th, a resident of the 5000 block of Wilshusen located an unusual handwritten note on his door. The person that wrote the letter is known to this department and was previously told not to be on the caller’s property.   The case was sent to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review of a trespassing charge.
  • On September 20th, a business in the 7400 block of Watson Road reported a shoplifting where the suspect fled from security on a bicycle. Fortunately for us, Einstein stole a neon blue bike with bright yellow and green tires, making locating him pretty easy. He was located and arrested.
  • On September 20th, escaped prisoner, Tommy Wayne Boyd, was captured in the Dierbergs parking lot at Mackenzie Pointe Plaza. St. Louis County Police, U.S. Marshals, and a Shrewsbury officer safely took the subject into custody after receiving a tip by observant Shrewsbury residents. No officers were injured in this capture.
  • On September 23rd, a business in the 7200 block of Weil Ave. reported the theft of copper spools. The investigation is ongoing.
  • On September 23rd, officers and medics responded to the area of Lansdowne Ave. and Murdoch Cut Off for a report of a bicyclist struck. The bicyclist was transported to a hospital with minor injuries and the vehicle that struck him fled the scene.  The investigation is ongoing. 

During the week of September 18th- September 24th, along with regular calls for service and traffic enforcement, the Shrewsbury Police Department responded to 3 shoplifting incidents along the Watson Road business corridor, 9 motor vehicle accidents, 7 residential and commercial alarms, and assisted the Fire / EMS Department on 19 calls.