The following information was reported by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department
Ridgepoint Drive, High Ridge
A former employee is suspected of being part of a theft of electronic game systems, PC games, a knife, an air gun and CO2 cartridges Nov. 3 from a store on Ridgepoint Drive, High Ridge, according to a report from the Jefferson County Sheriff's department. Surveillance staff recognized one of the suspects on a surveillance recording as a former employee. He was among several suspects who was spotted on the surveillance video that showed them handling miscellaneous items, then leaving the view of the cameras and then returning to place the merchandise packaging back on the shelves. The incident is still under investigation.
River Road, Fenton
A man who enlisted help in moving into a new residence Oct. 22 on River Road, Fenton, ended up as the victim of a theft as one of his helpers drove off in his car with numerous of his personal items. After loading up his personal items and arriving at the new residence, a woman helper drove off in the man's car that was filled with personal items. valued at $1,339. The man was able to reach the woman by phone, asking her to return with his vehicle and the other items. She reportedly return some of the belongings and the car but she left again and would not answer any subsequent phone calls. Still missing are a 40cal. Sigma semi-automatic handgun, a Dell Streak 7 compact computer tablet, an HTC Wildfire cellphone, a fire safe, a Tom Tom GPS device, debit and credit cards and gift cards.
Sheriff's deputies located the woman and she was subsequently arrested on charges unrelated to the "moving day" incident. She was released Nov. 7. Warrants are being applied for in the River Road theft.
Saline Road, Fenton
The front glass door of a business on Saline Road in Fenton was shattered by a rock Nov. 8, allowing entry to a man who stole $3,600 in California Dreams incense and causing $1,700 damage to the door. A surveillance system shows the man behind the counter of the business searching through cabinets underneath the cash register. The incident is still under investigation.