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Police investigate 13 home burglaries in South County

by Diana Zoga

KMOV.com

Posted on December 2, 2009 at 3:17 PM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 2 at 10:11 PM

Police are investigating 13 unsolved home burglaries, the majority of them are reported in the Affton area.  The first of the break-ins was reported November 7th, but there were six just last week.

It's unclear if the same people are behind all of the break-ins.  In most cases, the crook or crooks forced a rear sliding glass door or window open.

All of but three of the cases happened in the daylight or evening hours (between 10 a.m. and 8:25 p.m.).  Three cases happened in the early morning hours (between 1:20 a.m. and 5:40 a.m.).

Saint Louis County Police are working with two vague car descriptions.  In separate cases, witnesses reported seeing a white van and a green Ford sedan in the area. 

To find out more about how to secure sliding glass doors and windows, check out the 2nd page of instructions in this brochure from St. Louis County Police:  www.stlouisco.com/police/PDFDIR/Brochures/Burglary_Prev.pdf

If you have information about these crimes, call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-317-TIPS (8477).

The following is a list of the addresses where break-ins were recently reported.  The exact home addresses are not shown.

4900 Hummelsheim Ave. 63123
5600 Langley Ave. 63123
5900 Staely Ave. 63123
7200 Cranston Dr. 63123
7400 Grant Village Dr. 63123
7700 Olde English Rd. 63123
8700 Kammerer 63123
9300 Niles Pl. 63123
9400 Tiber Dr. 63123
9500 Lydell Dr. 63123
9900 Clearwater Dr. 63123
9600 Sappington Rd. 63126
10600 Roxanna Dr. 63128

St. Louis County Police have arrested two people recently in two seperate home burglaries, but do not believe those suspects are behind the 13 new cases.

 

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