Another 'Bank' Job in High Ridge

Items from the weekly incident report of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

The following information was reported by the .

Earlier in the week we reported the theft of two piggy banks from a child's bedroom at a home in High Ridge. Well, there's been another bank robbery. This time it was a plastic Coca-Cola bank stolen from a home on Little Antire Road, High Ridge.

In the latest bank job a sheriff's deputy's report said the Little Antire Road homeowner had left his home at 6:30 a.m. Aug. 21 and when he returned at 8 p.m. he noticed the rear door had been damaged. He discovered the bank, which contained approximately $400 in $2 bills, was missing and also found damage to the rear door and door frame, as well as damage to spindles on a staircase. A sheriff's deputy found the plastic top for the bank that apparently was removed during the burglary.

Cheryl Court, High Ridge

Tools, jewelry, an electronic game system and a rifle were stolen Aug. 20 from a home on Cheryl Court, High Ridge.

The sheriff's deputy report reported that the homeowner said she had seen a woman running from her residence after she attempted to gain entry to the home through a bedroom window. During a canvass of the area, deputies located a video surveillance video that provided them with a vehicle description and license plate number for two suspects. The deputies conducted an interview with the suspects - a man and a woman - at their residence. After receiving permission to search the suspects' residence, deputies  discovered several items that were reported stolen from several other burglaries. The female suspect confessed to the burglaries, although the male suspect refused to cooperate. The stolen items were seized as evidence. Charges are being applied for through the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney's office.

Antire Road, High Ridge

A diamond pendant, a sapphire ring and 30 800mg Ibuprofen tablets were reported stolen between Aug. 17-19 from a woman's home on Antire Road, High Ridge.  The sheriff's report said the homeowner told sheriff's deputies that her front door had been kicked open and that the stolen items had been taken from the bathroom closet. No fingerprints were found.

For questions about this report, contact Dan Barger at Dan.Barger@patch.com


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