Walmart Shopper Gets Caught Nabbing 73 Items
Incident reports from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department
The following information was reported by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.
Ridge Point Drive, High Ridge
A loss prevention officer at Walmart, 1 Ridge Point Drive, High Ridge, watched a customer load 73 items, valued at $553.85, into a shopping cart Feb. 16 and roll it out of the store without paying. The customer was detained by a loss prevention officer and subsequently arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.
Rio Drive, High Ridge
Copper pipe was cut out of the basement of a vacant home on Rio Drive, High Ridge, sometime between Feb. 2 and Feb. 17. The value of the copper pipe was set at $1,800.
Skullbones Drive, Dittmer
A 1940s or 1950s model blue Ford Tractor, that was not in running condition, and had a attached red brush hog was stolen Feb. 17 from a home on Skullbones Drive, Dittmer. The caretaker of the property said he left the residence at about noon Feb. 17 and when he returned at 9:30 p.m., he discovered the tractor and brush hog missing. The equipment was valued at $500. A sheriff's deputy investigating the incident discovered drag marks in the gravel driveway, suggesting the tractor had been dragged onto a trailer.
S. Golden Circle Drive, High Ridge
A 36-inch Dynex flatscreen TV and a small black safe containing personal documents were stolen Feb. 18 from a home on S. Golden Circle Dr., High Ridge. The value of the items was set at $600. The homeowner reported he had locked the doors to the home when he left in the morning. A deputy could find no signs of forced entry or any usable fingerprints at the home.
For questions about this report, contact Dan Barger at Dan.Barger@patch.com