St. Charles Police said the teen is a suspect in multiple thefts from cars and has been arrested at least two other times in the past six months.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Thursday, November 29, 2012
St. Charles residents arrived home Nov. 14 as a 17-year-old man was in their bedroom in the 2800 block of Westminster Drive. The man escaped with a large amount of coins, but was picked up by police later. Sean Higgins, 17, of the 1100 block of Vine Street in St. Charles, was charged Nov. 15 with second-degree burglary and misdemeanor theft. St. Charles Police said Higgins stole $200 to $300 in change. An officer noted in the report that Higgins has been arrested two or three times in the past six months for stealing, and is a suspect in about 20 thefts from cars in the area. Higgins is being held in St. Charles County jail. Bond was set at $20,000, cash only. For more crime information on St. Charles Patch, see the following articles:
Police are searching for the man in the photos as a person of interest related to church break-ins throughout St. Charles County in May and June. They're also searching for information on the white car shown in photos.
St Charles Police released photos of a person of interest and a car that may be related to a number of church break-ins in May and June throughout St. Charles County. The photos are video captures from the St. Robert Bellarmine Church burglary attempt. Several other churches were burglarized in May and June, such as St. Joseph Catholic Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, St. Peters Catholic Church, Calvary West Church and First United Methodist Church. St. Charles Police officers ask anyone who has information regarding the car or the man in the photos to call the St. Charles Crimestoppers Hotline at 636-949-3333, report it online at www.stcharlescrimestoppers.org or call St. Charles Police at 636-949-3300. For more information on those …