An Overland man was accused of breaking into a University City home between March 14 and March 18 and stealing several items.
John Hamby, 27, of the 2300 block of Hood Avenue in Overland, was charged Saturday with second-degree burglary, stealing a firearm and felony theft.
University City Police said Hamby entered a home in the 1200 block of Mount Olive Avenue in U City and stole a rifle, a Sony television, two knives and collectible coins.
A witness identified Hamby’s car, according to court documents.
Hamby is being held in St. Louis County Justice Center. Bail was set at $40,000.
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