Romaine Creek Road, Fenton
A burglar turned around a security camera and apparently deleted any potentially incriminating images Jan. 7 at a home on Romaine Creek Road after breaking into the residence by using a landscaping stone to break the front entry door sidelight. Stolen were $7 in miscellaneous coins and $40-$50 in U.S. quarters. The value of the stolen items and the damage to the front door was set at $157. The homeowner told a sheriff's deputy she had left home at approximately 5:20 p.m. Upon her return said she observed the left front door side light was shattered and most of the glass removed, according to the deputy's report. Due to three previous burglaries in the recent past, she remained in the vehicle and awaited police. She had placed a "trail cam" on a after the previous burglaries, but police discovered the camera had been turned around facing the back of the shelving unit. A deputy said any images on the camera appeared to have been deleted by the burglar or burglars.
Sommerfield Drive, High Ridge
A 12-year-old air conditioning unit, valued at $800, was stolen Dec. 26 from the rear of a home on Sommerfield Drive, High Ridge. Neither the homeowner or neighbors could provide any information about the theft. The incident is still under investigation.
Ridge Point Drive, High Ridge
The High Ridge Walmart, on Ridge Point Drive, was the scene of a couple of incidents at the end of 2012, including:
Dec. 30 -- Three men loaded two televisions in shopping carts and left the store without paying for them. One of the TVs was a Samsung 40-inch flatscreen, valued at $428. The other was a 40-inch Hisense TV,valued at $696 The men left the scene in a light-colored Buick that carried Illinois license plates.
Dec. 24 - Two people entered Walmart at about 3:10 p.m., obtained a plastic tote and proceeded to load it with Prilosec X15, napkins, paper towels, diapers, infant water,and men's and women's razor cartridges. The value of the items was set at $818.63. They then proceeded to leave the store without paying for the items. The incident is still under investigation.
Equestrian Way, Fenton
A man believes a guest at his home is responsible in the theft of several items from his home on Equestrian Way, Fenton, between April and May of last Year. The missing items include eight DVDs, A Columbia fleece jacket, perfume, clothes, a Canon battery charger, a black purse, a diamond necklace, a 14K gold Italian diamond cut rope chain a 14K diamond gut gold nugget, a yellow gold gent's nugget ring with three diamonds. The value of the items was set at $5,210. The homeowner told a deputy he could not provide any witness or suspect information but believed a guest in his home was responsible for the thefts. The incident is still under investigation.