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Weird Crime: Roast Beef Arrested, Restroom Resident Evicted

A roundup of odd and unusual crimes in and around the St. Louis area.

The Washer and Dryer Escaped Notice

Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 10300 block of Old Olive Street Rd. The victim reported that his refrigerator and stove were missing.

That's Why Banks Put Chains on Them

The door handle of a vehicle was damaged Nov. 2 when someone broke into it and then ransacked it Nov. 2 at Shop 'n' Save, 45 Gravois Bluffs Plaza, Fenton.  The only item missing was an ink pen.

This Beef Was With the Police

A woman failed to check out Nov. 4 from a room at , 1860 Bowles Ave. Police were called and discovered her lying in the bed passed out from alcohol.  The suspect was very uncooperative with the hotel staff and police. When asked her name by police, she responded "roast beef." She was arrested.

Passing on Family Values

Two suspects concealed children’s clothing in their child’s backpack Oct. 31 at , 653 Gravois Bluffs Blvd., Fenton, then exited the store making no attempt to pay. Both adults were arrested. 

Location, Location, Location

A 31-year-old man was arrested Oct. 19 on suspicion of trespassing after police said he took up residence in the restroom of , 1313 Boland Place. He was detained by police pending review by a prosecutor.

This is Never a Good Idea

A suspect was arrested for urinating on or near the rear of a police prisoner transport van in the alley next to 142 North Main Street, St. Charles, while two police officers were seated inside.

For questions about this report, contact Dan Barger at dan.barger@patch.com.

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