O’Fallon Police Blotter: Wentzville Man Charged with Burglary

O'Fallon Police

The following reports for April 29 – May 10, 2017 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.


Saturday, April 29

  • A domestic assault was reported in the 7900 block of Oak Bark Court at 6:29 a.m. An arrest was made and charges will be sought.
  • Shoplifting was reported in the 1300 block of Highway K at 6:29 p.m.
  • A tailgate was reported damaged in the 100 block of McCluer Drive at 7:12 p.m.

Sunday, April 30

  • A domestic assault was reported in the 1700 block of Melissa Drive at 9:39 a.m. An arrest was made and charges will be sought.
  • A burglary was reported in the 400 block of Glengate Estates Drive at 3:50 p.m. Entry was gained through an unlocked window. No items were taken.
  • A domestic assault was reported in the 1700 block of Melissa Drive at 7:46 p.m.
  • Stealing was reported in the 1700 block of Melissa Drive at 9:50 p.m.

Monday, May 1

  • A vinyl fence was reported damaged in the 100 block of Pieper Road at 7:09 p.m.
  • A door and frame were reported damaged in the 2300 block of Wild Oak Drive at 8:36 p.m.

Tuesday, May 2

  • A license plate was reported stolen in the 600 block of Midland rive at 1:32 p.m.
  • Photos were reported stolen in the 1300 block of Highway K at 4:44 p.m.
  • A key fob and checks were reported stolen in the 100 block of Maryland Drive at 8:44 p.m.

Wednesday, May 3

  • Property damage was reported in the 600 block of Hawk Run Drive at 2:37 a.m.
  • A burglary was reported in the 2000 block of Highway K at 6:30 a.m.
  • Shoplifting was reported in the 1300 block of Highway K at 3:40 p.m.

Thursday, May 4

  • Clothing and toiletries were reported stolen in the 1300 block of Highway K at 10:51 a.m. Two arrests were made and charges will be sought.
  • A 24-year-old male was arrested for stealing clothing in the 2100 block of Highway K at 8:45 p.m.

Friday, May 5

  • A motor vehicle was reported stolen on Tinderbox Court at 3:41 a.m.
  • Stealing ($750 or more) was reported on Ray Drive at 12:51 p.m. Payment was made for services that were not rendered.
  • A gas drive-off was reported in the 100 block of McDonald Lane at 2:55 p.m.
  • A 37-year-old female and a 38-year-old male, both from O’Fallon, were arrested for stealing clothing in the 1300 block of Highway K at 3:44 p.m.

Saturday, May 6

  • Property damage was reported in the 1500 block of Tea Party Lane at 8:01 a.m.
  • Domestic assault was reported on Fawn Oaks Drive at 3:54 p.m.
  • Property damage was reported in the 1000 block of Pinewood Place Drive at 4:09 p.m.
  • Stealing was reported at 7:18 p.m. in the 1300 block of Highway K. The victim reported sending money to pay for a phone but did not receive the item.

Sunday, May 7

  • An assault between associates was reported in the 1500 block of Reveres Ride at 1:45 a.m. Christopher Gaddy, 37, of O’Fallon, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon/exhibiting. Bond was set at $5,000.
  • Alcohol was reported stolen in the 2900 block of Highway K at 12:50 p.m.
  • Stealing from a motor vehicle was reported in the 3400 block of Pheasant Meadow Drive at 1:12 p.m. A window was broken to gain entry.
  • Shoplifting was reported in the 1300 block of Highway K at 1:28 p.m.
  • Stealing from motor vehicles was reported on Sports Park Drive at 1:45 p.m. One vehicle was unlocked. The second vehicle had a window broken to gain entry, and a purse was stolen.
  • A burglary was reported on Winter Hill Court at 2:24 p.m. A door was damaged to gain entry, and jewelry, a game station, hand tools, and a stereo receiver were taken.
  • A bottle of alcohol was reported stolen in the 1400 block of Mexico Loop Road East at 1:57 p.m.
  • Stealing from a motor vehicle was reported on Jessup Drive at 3:50 p.m.
  • A burglary was reported in the 1100 block of Meadowsweet Drive at 4:55 p.m. Entry was gained through an open garage, and a leaf blower was taken.
  • Stealing was reported in the 400 block of Civic Park Drive at 5:35 p.m.
  • A domestic assault was reported in the 1600 block of North Main Street at 6:11 p.m. Steven Kelley, 56, of Bridgeton, was charged with third and fourth degree domestic assault. Bond was set at $5,000.

Monday, May 8

  • Two 4-foot sections of a loading dock were reported stolen in the 200 block of East Elm Street at 8:43 a.m.
  • A key was reported stolen in the 1200 block of Tom Ginnever at 10:49 a.m.
  • A gas drive-off was reported in the 100 block of McDonald Lane at 11:17 a.m.
  • A faucet and sump pump were reported stolen in the 1500 block of Highway K at 3:22 p.m.
  • A motor vehicle was reported stolen in the 800 block of Midpoint Drive at 4:26 p.m.
  • A laptop was reported stolen from a vehicle with the window left cracked open at 6:42 p.m. in the 1300 block of Highway K.

Tuesday, May 9

  • A license plate was reported stolen on Folkart Court at 10:28 a.m.
  • A burglary was reported on St. Dominic Drive at 10:28 a.m. No damage was made to gain entry and no items were reported stolen. Matthew Gierer, 32, of Wentzville, was charged with first-degree burglary. Bond was set at $50,000.
  • Property damage was reported in the 2300 block of Laredo Drive at 12:26 p.m.
  • An iPad was reported stolen in the 9200 block of Highway DD at 1:36 p.m. No prosecution was desired.
  • An assault was reported in the 1500 block of Highway K at 2:08 p.m.
  • A license plate was reported stolen in the 2300 block of Amarillo Drive at 6:58 p.m.

Wednesday, May 10

  • Two license plates were reported stolen in the 200 block of Hawksbury Place Drive at 1:35 p.m.
  • A bottle of alcohol was reported stolen in the 2000 block of Highway K at 12:56  p.m.
  • Domestic assault was reported in the 400 block of Flowering Magnolia Drive at 2:49 p.m.