Affton Crime

Wave of car break-ins, thefts across South County

Armed carjacking, wave of break-ins still under investigation; cars are left unlocked After an armed carjacking off Tesson Ferry Road in Affton and a wave of break-ins in Sunset Hills last week, officials are urging residents to be cautious as the nights grow longer and thieves are out intent to break into or steal cars.

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Suspects still at large after armed carjacking in Affton

Police are searching for suspects in an armed carjacking in Affton early Tuesday. A victim’s car was taken at gunpoint around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 9800 block of Paul Revere Drive, behind the Heritage Estates apartment complex in Affton. Police described the suspects as two black males wearing all dark clothing. There were no

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Sewing machine company robbed in South County

Pictured above: A piece of plywood is used to temporarily cover-up the broken window at Heyde Sewing Machine Company on Lindbergh Boulevard after two suspects broke through the window the morning of Saturday, June 15 and stole two sewing machines. Each machine cost $20,000 each and police are still investigating the burglary. Photo by Erin

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