O’Fallon Police Blotter: Playground Vandalized, Computer Virus Scam

O'Fallon City Hall

The following reports for November 10 – 16, 2016 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.


Sunday, November 10

  • No reports submitted

Monday, November 11

  • Two broken vehicle windows were reported on Prairie Pint at 2:54 a.m.
  • A handgun was reported stolen from an undamaged vehicle on Orangewood Court at 11:31 a.m.

Tuesday, November 12

  • A mailbox was reported damaged in the 2100 block of Farnsworth Drive at 9:06 a.m.
  • A juvenile was taken into custody for stealing headphones and trading cards in the 2300 block of Highway K at 10:27 a.m.
  • A cell phone was reported stolen in the 1300 block of Highway K at 10:36 a.m. An arrest was made and charges will be pursued.
  • A vehicle key and cash were reported stolen in the 2300 block of Oak Path Drive at 10:50 a.m.
  • At 3:11 p.m., a victim in the 100 block of Oakhurst Drive reported a scam after sending gift cards to a subject who claimed to fix a computer virus.
  • A gas drive-off was reported in the 8600 block of Veterans Memorial Parkway at 7:53 p.m.
  • Grass was reported damaged by a vehicle in the 600 block of Prince Ruppert Drive at 9:12 p.m.

Wednesday, November 13

  • Two bathroom doors and playground equipment were reported sprayed with paint in the 600 block of Sheppard Drive at 8:20 a.m.
  • A wallet was reported stolen in the 7000 block of the 364 South Outer Road at 11:18 a.m.
  • A door was reported damaged to gain entry and cash stolen in the 2700 block of Highway K at 11:58 a.m.

Thursday, November 14

  • A lawn mower was reported stolen from a lot behind a business in the 900 block of Cool Springs Industrial Drive at 10:06 a.m.
  • Two bicycle computers and a fitness computer were reported stolen in the 8600 block of Mexico Road at 12:22 p.m.
  • A computer and accessories, notebooks, headphones, and a book bag were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 500 block of Sunset Lane at 3:13 p.m.

Friday, November 15

  • A purse was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Timber Meadows Drive at 9:15 a.m.
  • Shoplifting was reported in the 1500 block of Bryan Road at 2:06 p.m.
  • Stealing was reported on Winding Trails Circle at 4:31 p.m.
  • A handgun was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 900 block of Ardsley Court at 6:04 p.m.

Saturday, November 16

  • Alcohol was reported stolen in the 2900 block of Highway K at 1:30 p.m.
  • Stealing was reported in the 2100 block of Highway K at 3:34 p.m.