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Desperate Car Thieves Damage Several Hazelwood Vehicles Before Getting Away With One

Thieves also stole items from the vehicles and caused expensive damage. Plus: cases of assault and shoplifting.

Here’s a rundown of crime that occurred in the City of Hazelwood on Aug. 14. Hazelwood Patch attained the accounts from the Hazelwood Police Department.

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It appears that someone was desperate to steal a vehicle on Aug. 14. First, several vehicles were damaged in apparent theft attempts. Some had items stolen out of them while others just sustained damage.

  • Property Damage: A vehicle’s door handle was damaged in the 5400 block of Knollwood Parkway. Another vehicle in the 5400 block of Knoll Creek had its door handle and ignition damaged, and someone also stole the stereo.
  • Property Damage/Stealing: A vehicle’s door was damaged and $10 was stolen out of the vehicle in the 7300 block of Normandie Court. Another vehicle in the same block was also damaged and had a GPS unit stolen. A third vehicle in the same block had its ignition and door handle damaged.
  • Larceny: Someone forced entry into a victim’s vehicle parked in the 5400 block of Knollwood Parkway Court and stole several items.
  • Property Damage: Unknown people tried to steal a vehicle in the 7750 block of Hazelcrest, damaging the automobile’s ignition in the process.

Finally, after 1 a.m., someone succeeded in stealing a vehicle. Soon after, someone stole the license tabs from another vehicle parked on a nearby street.

  • Stolen Auto: A vehicle was stolen from the 10 block of Queen Ann sometime after 1 a.m.
  • Stealing: License tabs were stolen from a vehivle in the 7400 block of Hazelcrest.

And if that didn’t keep the HPD busy enough, officers responded to two other major calls on the same day, including shoplifting and assault.

  • Stealing: Two suspects were arrested at Marshall’s at St. Louis Mills for shoplifting.
  • Domestic Assault: A man was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend in the 700 block of Lynn Haven.
Delores Eichholz September 26, 2012 at 08:57 PM
I'd be so freaking pissed if someone damaged or attempted to steal my car. It isn't exactly pretty but it gets to from point A to point B but still in all. Hazelwood Police need an appreciation day for all they do!

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