Trio of break-ins reported in Des Peres
Des Peres police officers recently were called to investigate a trio of residential break-ins on and near Bopp Road, the latest of which occurred today (Oct. 31).
On Oct. 28, Des Peres police responded to the 1800 block of Bopp Road in reference to a burglary not in progress. Upon their arrival, the individual reporting the burglary told officers he responded to the sounds of his dog barking and found that a person or persons had made entry into his garage through an exterior door on the side of the garage. At the time of the report, no items were reported missing, police said.
Also on Oct. 28, Des Peres police responded to a report of stealing in the 12000 block of Berkley Manor. When they arrived on the scene, police found that an unknown person or persons had gained entry to the residence through an unlocked garage door and then forced entry into the home’s main living area. Two gold jewelry items and some prescription medicines were reported missing.
On Oct. 31, police were again called to the Berkley Manor subdivision regarding a burglary just discovered at a residence in the 12000 block of Ironstone. The individual reporting the burglary had returned home to find a rear door on the garage had been forced open. Two pieces of jewelry and money were reported missing from the home.
All three of the incidents are believed to have occurred between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Anyone with information relating to the incidents is urged to call the Des Peres Detective Bureau at (314) 835-6200.