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St. Louis police looking for owners of stolen property

Police said they believe the items were stolen during various thefts throughout the last year

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is searching for the owners of several items of stolen property that were recovered after a long-term investigation.

On Sept. 10, detectives executed a search warrant in the 3800 block of Ohio Avenue relative to an investigation into stolen property and controlled substance violations.

Police recovered two stolen trailers, which have been returned to their owners, a third trailer, which is being held by the department, four guns, methamphetamine, which was being sold from the residence, and hundreds of items of stolen property.

The recovered stolen property includes electronics, tools and other construction-related equipment. A red Coleman minibike was also recovered.

Police said they believe the items were stolen during various thefts including burglaries, trailer thefts, thefts from construction sites and thefts from cars throughout the last year.

One person has been taken into custody, but warrants have not been issued yet since it is an ongoing investigation, the department said in a press release.

Police will be showing the stolen property to the media on Oct. 1. 

Anyone who has had items stolen and believes their property has been recovered can contact the Third District Burglary Squad at  recoveredproperty@slmpd.org or call the Central Patrol Division at 314-444-2500 and ask for a Third District Burglary Squad detective.

When contacting the police about stolen property you should include your name, phone number and complaint number if possible.