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Man Fakes Identity to Steal Cigarettes

And, three burglaries occur in the same neighborhood in two days.

Here are a few of the crimes that have occurred in the throughout the past two weeks. Hazelwood Patch attained the accounts from the .

May 9

Property Damage: A vehicle was broken into at . There were no items stolen. There was damage to the vehicle.

Burglary: Two burglaries occurred in the same night in Hazelwood. The first was in the 6600 block of Monte Drive. The second burglary occurred in the 1000 block of Christina Marie Court less than two block away from the first burglary.

May 10

Tampering: A juvenile was taken into custody for tampering with items at .

Second-Degree Burglary: A vacant residence in the 900 block of Chula was broken into. The rear door was pried open an it occurred near where two burglaries occurred the night prior.

Drug Arrest: A man was arrested at the intersection of Hazelcrest and Sieloff drives. He was found to be in possession of drugs.

Assault: An individual was arrested in the 7400 block of Hazelcrest Drive for assaulting their neighbor.

Drug Arrest: Marijuana was located during a traffic stop at the intersection of North Lindbergh Boulevard and Utz Lane. The driver was arrested.

May 11

Stealing: An individual posing as part of the security team for took several cartons of cigarettes. It was determined to be a scam. Police recovered the cigarettes and the person was arrested. The investigation is ongoing.

Property Damage: Management at reported a window was shattered with an unknown object.

Ashley June 04, 2012 at 01:07 PM
I'd like to know if police think those burglaries are related.
Ashley June 04, 2012 at 01:07 PM
it's a shame about the guy faking to steal cigarettes. Just get a job, work and buy them. Geesh.
Candace Jarrett June 04, 2012 at 10:51 PM
I will be sure to ask for you Ashley. I'll update it in this article when I do.
Candace Jarrett June 04, 2012 at 10:52 PM
You can certainly tell when the economy is fumbling by the type of crimes. The good thing is Hazelwood doesn't have a bunch of murders and things of that nature. But petty crime is an indication people need work, don't want to work or can't find work.
Bob A June 05, 2012 at 02:40 PM
The risks of smoking are more damaging than we thought!
Ashley June 05, 2012 at 08:10 PM
That is true. The comment about crime type in correlation to economy and jobs. Never really thought of that. Thanks for asking about the other thing.

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