The total value of items stolen was more than $10,000, police said.
A North County man broke into a University City home Dec. 30 and stole an SUV, safe, electronics, jewelry, a Navy Seal knife and other items, police said. Keyan Johnson, 19, of the 8800 block of Natural Bridge Road in Bel-Ridge, was charged Wednesday with second-degree burglary, stealing a motor vehicle and felony stealing. University City Police said Johnson broke into a home in the 7700 block of Blackberry Avenue. took car keys and stole a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe. He also stole jewelry, a safe, stereo speakers, cash, collector’s coins, two televisions, an Xbox 360, a PlayStation 2 and a knife, according to the report. Total value of the stolen items, other than the vehicle, was more than $10,000, police said. Johnson was being held Friday …
The defendant recently was charged with a burglary in University City, and was on probation after pleading guilty to eight burglary charges and one count of stealing a vehicle.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Thursday, October 4, 2012
A man smashed a car through a closed garage door after the homeowner confronted him Sept. 29, police said. Clayton Police said Charles M. Finley, 20, of University City, entered an attached garage in about 12:30 a.m. Sept. 29 in the 200 block of Gay Avenue. He began going through a car, stealing a cell phone and Cardinals baseball tickets, according to the police report. When the homeowner entered the garage and confronted him, Finley started the 2012 GMC Arcadia and backed through the garage door, causing $2,200 in damages, according to the report. The cell phone and Cardinals tickets were recovered from Finley when he was arrested, police said. Finley, of the 1200 block of North and South Road, was charged with first-degree burglary, …