Magic is Gone From Relationship When Fiance Disappears

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

Disappearing Act

A woman who lives in an apartment on High Ridge Boulevard handed her boyfriend her engagement ring Jan. 11 when he told her he wanted to show her a magic trick. Instead, he ran out the front door and disappeared. The ring is valued at $5,000.

Remember to Turn Off Those Cell Phones

Arnold police charged a Barnhart man, 19, with disturbing the peace at the Arnold 14 Cine, 1912 Richardson Road. Police booked the man and later released him on a court summons.

Late Night Snack

A U-Gas gas station employee, at 3611 West Outer Road, reviewed security video and saw two men steal two bottles of Jack Daniels whiskey and one sandwich.

Were All the Thrones Occupied?

Police arrested a woman from Affton for property damage after she sat on a bathroom sink and broke it at Phil Mart, 7250 Lansdowne Ave. The incident took place at 3:30 a.m. The woman left the gas station without exchanging her contact information to the cashier. Police were able to trace a license plate to an acquaintance of the suspect. The woman was issued a citation to appear in municipal court.

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


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