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Arnold Police are investigating a series of vehicle break-ins after finding numerous stolen items in an SUV that had gotten stuck on a parking lot curb outside Dylan’s Sports Pub and Grill. The St. Louis County and St. Louis Metropolitan police departments also are investigating the incident because some items had been stolen from those jurisdictions, Arnold Police Detective Lt. Jeremy Christopher said.

At about 10:35 p.m. Sept. 9, Arnold Police were called to Dylan’s, 675 Jeffco Blvd., because at least four men allegedly were seen breaking into and stealing from vehicles there, and officers found a 2009 Porsche Cayenne stuck on a curb outside the restaurant and bar. Customers from Dylan’s had confronted the men, and one of the suspects allegedly pointed a gun at a 54-year-old Imperial man and then ran away, the report said.

Officers discovered the Porsche had been reported stolen by St. Louis Metropolitan Police on Sept. 3, and inside the stolen SUV, Arnold Police found a 9mm Glock that had been reported stolen in St. Louis, as well as a purse with a .38-caliber Taurus inside that had been reported stolen in St. Louis County. In addition, officers found a purse that was stolen from an SUV parked outside Dylan’s and a key fob that was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked outside Club Fitness, 215 Arnold Crossroads Center, in Arnold, according to the report.

Christopher said the men who fled from the Dylan’s parking lot are suspected of breaking into vehicles outside the Arnold fitness center that same night. In all, four vehicles were damaged outside Dylan’s and three were damaged outside Club Fitness.

At Dylan’s, the rear window was shattered on a 2017 GMC Sierra that belonged to the Imperial man who had confronted one of the thieves. The cost to repair the pickup was estimated at $250, the report said.

A rear passenger-side window was shattered on a 2022 Kia Sorento, and a 57-year-old Arnold woman’s purse was stolen from that SUV. The cost to repair the Sorento was estimated at $250, and the purse was found in the stolen Porsche, according to the report.

Also, a rear passenger-side window was shattered on a 2017 Dodge Charger that belonged to a 60-year-old Arnold woman. The cost to repair that car was estimated at $250, the report said.

A 2019 Dodge Challenger owned by a 30-year-old St. Louis woman also was damaged. While the thieves did not get into that car, there were pry marks on the passenger-side door, and that damage was estimated at $100, Arnold Police reported.

At Club Fitness, the rear passenger-side window was broken on a 2012 Audi A6 that belongs to a 50-year-old Arnold woman. The cost to repair the window was estimated at $250, the report said.

The rear passenger-side window was smashed on a 2007 Infinity G35 that belonged to a 22-year-old Imperial man. The damage to that car was estimated at $250, the report said.

A rear driver-side window was shattered on a 2014 Audi AA4 that belonged to a 19-year-old Imperial woman. The cost to repair the window was estimated at $250, according to the report.

The key fob, which belongs to an 18-year-old Imperial man, was stolen from an unlocked vehicle that belongs to the 19-year-old’s friend. Nothing else was reported stolen from the vehicle, and the fob was returned to the owner, the report said.

As of Sept. 19, no suspects had been identified, Christopher said. He asks anyone with information about the Sept. 9 incidents or recent similar incidents in the city to call Arnold Police at 636-296-3204.