The University City man pleaded not guilty at a Jan. 16 hearing to stealing from a St. Peters Wal-Mart.
A University City man faces criminal charges after being caught stealing liquor from the St. Peters Walmart. Allen C. Douthit, 32, of the 7000 block of Julian Avenue in U City, was charged Jan. 10 with misdemeanor stealing and possession of drug-related items. St. Peters Police said Douthit stole two bottles of liquor from Walmart, 1661 Jungermann Road in St. Peters. The liquor was valued at $53.11. Police said Douthit also had syringes, a spoon, a razor blade and half a soda can, all used to inject heroin. Douthit pleaded not guilty at a Jan. 16 hearing. Bail was set at $1,000, cash only.
A pair of St. Louis County residents attempted to use an altered to shopping bag to bypass security to shoplift from Mid Rivers Mall in St. Peters.
A modified shopping bag didn't help two St. Louis County residents elude St. Peters Police at Mid Rivers Mall. Damesha M. Mitchell, 19, and Claudell Webb Jr., 22, were arrested by St. Peters Police after attempting to steal nearly $1,000 worth of merchandise from Macy's and Victoria's Secret. Both were charged with a Class C felony stealing charge for theft of items more than $500. According to police, an officer observed Mitchell and Webb enter a fitting room with a Forever 21 shopping bag and several Polo shirts and hats at Macy's on Dec. 14. The pair then exited the fitting room with less merchandise than they had entered with. The officer said the duo then left the store without attempting to purchase anything. After a brief …