Maplewood Police working with IRS on reported tax return frauds

Maplewood Police Department

The following information was supplied by the Maplewood Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Friday, March 21

  • Maplewood Police took several reports of tax return frauds. Maplewood Police will be working in conjunction with the IRS regarding the frauds.

Saturday, March 22

  • Police arrested a 21-year-old man in the area of Manchester and Big Bend on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
  • Police are investigating damage to a vehicle, in the 7200 block of Lyndover Avenue. The window of the vehicle was shattered. There was no reported property missing from the vehicle.
  • Police arrested a 26-year-old woman and a 27-year-old woman on suspicion of stealing approximately $234 in merchandise from a Maplewood Commons business.

Sunday, March 23

  • Police responded to the 2600 block of Bredell for a reported disturbance. An investigation revealed two family members had been arguing. One of the parties voluntarily left the residence and no arrests were made or charges filed.
  • Police arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of shoplifting merchandise from a Maplewood Commons business.
  • Police arrested a 22-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman on suspicion of stealing merchandise from a Maplewood Commons business.  The man was wanted by another agency for several felony warrants.
  • Police are investigating an identity theft. Several checking accounts were fraudulently opened in the victim’s name. The report was filed in the 7500 block of Woodland Avenue.