Wentzville Man Charged in Connection with String of Robberies

Four St. Charles businesses near King Edward's Fried Chicken on South Duchesne were burglarized Nov. 11 and 12.

A 24-year-old Wentzville man was charged Tuesday with the burglary of King Edward's Fried Chicken earlier this week. 

Four businesses located near King Edward's Fried Chicken in the 1200 block of South Duchesne were burglarized between Nov. 11 and 12. 

Police arrested Dallas Thomas, of the first block of Taylor in Wentzville. He was charged with burglary, property damage and attempted stealing on Wednesday. Video surveillance at two locations helped police identify Thomas, according to police. 

Police are still investigating the burglaries at the other businesses, and for possible connections to other burglaries in St. Charles and Wentzville.

Additional charges are expected, according to Lt. Dave Senter of the St. Charles Police Department. 

Thomas is being held on $20,000 cash bond. 

Anyone with additional information is requested to contact the St. Charles Police Department at 636-949-3300 or can do so anonymously at 636-949-3333.

Maria November 14, 2012 at 12:51 AM
Dallas will never learn... Smh
David Carrington November 14, 2012 at 04:32 AM
Burglaries are on the rise and so people must take action to lower the chances of it happening to them. Three of the best things you can do to protect yourself and your property is to reinforce your doors and windows. 85% of burglars come through a door, so first off you should reinforce your entry doors with a door security device such as the Door Security Pro ( http://www.DoorSecurityPro.com ). 15% of burglars come through a window. I would highly suggest adding security window film to your windows. And finally, you need to get some type of personal protection device in case you are ever confronted by a burglar. Pepper spray is a good choice because it's easy to use and it's highly effective.
dbatch1715 November 14, 2012 at 01:34 PM
Prison farms need to be brought back for these dope-headed losers. Put them out at labor to payback what was stolen.
ChuckRoast November 15, 2012 at 09:49 PM
I agree. Make those in prison pay their own way. Why should tax payers foot the bill for what they did. Clean up the roads. Clean up the streams and rivers. Do whatever needs to be done that no one else wants to do. Let law breakers know there is no free ride for their crimes. Maybe that would make folks think twice before doing something as stupid as this kid did or has done. We have a bunch of workers in prisons now that could be used for these projects. Take away the computers and TV's too. Or if they want to watch TV they only get educational TV. Something positive for thier brain housing group instead of all the mind numbing crap that clouded their minds to begin with.
Geri Greene November 23, 2012 at 11:31 PM
Heroin is likely involved in this situation. Prisons are a profit center for some. While there, the inmates should be taught a skill and learn new methods of caring for themselves.


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