O’Fallon Police Blotter: An old scam and a new scam

The following reports for January 10 – 20, 2018 were supplied to 70 West Sentinel by the O’Fallon Police Department. A report of an arrest or charges filed is not an assumption of guilt, nor does it indicate that anyone was convicted of any crime.

Wednesday, January 10

  • An assault was reported in the 1700 block of Collier Boulevard at 11:18 a.m. No one was transported for injuries. No prosecution was desired.
  • A handgun was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Southbrook Court at 3:19 p.m.
  • An assault was reported in the 5100 block of O’Fallon Lakes Drive at 3:20 p.m.
  • A 21-year-old from O’Fallon was arrested for stealing glass pipe in the 2100 block of Highway K at 7:38 p.m.

Thursday, January 11

  • Stealing was reported in the 500 block of Country Landing Drive at 10:36 a.m. The victim received a check that was written for more than the amount they were selling the item for. The extra was sent back to the buyer by money gram. The original check, however, was fraudulent.
  • Cash, purses, CDs, shoes, and jewelry were reported stolen from a residence on Mark Twain Court at 11:37 a.m.
  • Cash was reported stolen in the 200 block of Strawberry Hill Estates Drive at 2:36 p.m. The victim contacted a number on the internet and downloaded a program so that the subjects would assist in transferring money. Instead, money was removed from the victim’s account.

Friday, January 12

  • A measuring tape was reported stolen in the 1300 block of Highway K at 2:42 p.m.
  • A duffle bag was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 2300 block of Technology Drive at 6:32 p.m. A window of the vehicle was broken to gain entry.
  • A domestic assault was reported at 7:52 p.m. on Buffalo Rock Drive. No one was transported for injuries. An arrest was made and charges will be pursued with the county prosecutor.

Saturday, January 13

  • A vehicle door was reported damaged with scratches in the 1100 block of Bellow Falls Drive at 12:05 p.m.
  • Stealing was reported on Wild Oak Drive at 3:28 p.m.

Monday, January 14

  • Shoplifting was reported in the 1300 block of Highway K at 12:18 p.m.
  • A domestic assault was reported in the 8400 block of Mexico Road at 3:44 p.m. One person was transported for injuries. Charges will be pursued with the county prosecutor.

Tuesday, January 15

  • A domestic assault was reported in the 700 block of Montbrook Drive at 7:27 a.m.
  • A circular saw, batteries, radio, impact drill, and tool bag were reported taken from an undamaged vehicle in the 800 block of Pepper Lane at 9:32 a.m.
  • A domestic assault was reported in the 4100 block of O’Fallon Lakes Drive at 12:02 p.m.
  • A fire stick was reported stolen in the 1300 block of Highway K at 12:23 p.m. Michael Baker, 41, of O’Fallon, was charged with misdemeanor stealing. Bond was set at $7,500.

Wednesday, January 16

  • A license plate was reported stolen in the 1000 block of Bryan Road at 12:07 p.m.

Thursday, January 17

  • A bottle of alcohol was reported stolen in the 4500 block of Highway K at 1:51 p.m.
  • A debit card was reported stolen in the 8000 block of Oakbriar Court at 3:54 p.m.

Friday, January 18

  • A domestic assault was reported in the 1200 block of Little Brave Drive at 12:01 a.m. No one was transported for injuries. Two arrests were made, and charges will be pursued with the county prosecutor.
  • An assault was reported in the 300 block of Wood Street at 7:38 a.m. No one was transported for injuries. A summons was issued and charges will be pursued with the municipal court.
  • A domestic assault was reported in the 900 block of Highway K at 10:30 a.m.
  • Medication and change were reported stolen from an undamaged vehicle on Westbrook Drive at 12 p.m.

Saturday, January 19

  • Clothing was reported stolen in the 2200 block of Highway K at 3:20 p.m.
  • A wallet that was left at 300 South Main Street was reported stolen at 3:47 p.m.
  • Two license plates were reported stolen in the 1200 block of Pinehurst View Drive at 4:07 p.m.

Sunday, January 20

  • A beverage was reported stolen in the 1300 block of Highway K at 1:36 p.m.
  • Two hats and jewelry were reported stolen on Fort Zumwalt Drive at 5:58 p.m. A garage window was broken to gain entry.
  • A 33-year-old from O’Fallon was arrested for stealing clothing and household items in the 1300 block of Highway K at 7:53 p.m.